The ideal place to get informed about the current situation of the industry through different actors and perspectives.
Organized by #AutomechanikaBAConecta, AFAC and CCRA
Online technical talks
September to december, 2021
#AutomechanikaBAConects, AFAC and CCRA launched a new cycle of career development technical talks. These encounters are targeted at the whole automotive replacement market's value chain and are lectured by prominent auto parts suppliers.
These talks' main objective is to dig deeper into technical communication related to automotive parts and to discover new topics of interest to discuss.
Among other featured topics, the encounters will discuss the basis of filtration, water pumps main features and motor sealing components.
Some of our exceptional confirmed speakers are Aniceto Gómez, VMG, Mann+Hummel Argentina, Fras-le, Bosch, Taranto San Juan and GEA.
The event is free of charge for professionals and entrepreneurs in the auto parts sector.
We encourage you to participate!Schedule
Leadership in three concepts
Tuesday, November 23 - 2 p.m.
AFAC and #AutomechanikaBAConects invite you to participate in the virtual workshop Leadership in three concepts: communication, motivation and emotions management.
Speaker: Eng. Raúl Amil, President of AFAC and IRAM, President of Ventalum S.A.I.C. and President of Mercoparts.
AFAC members free of charge!
Jidoka: Project standardization and automation
Tuesday, November 9 - 2 p.m.
AFAC and #AutomechanikaConects invite you to participate in the exhibition: Jidoka, Project standardization and automation. "Jidoka" is a Japanese method applied to automate conventional machines, giving them intelligence and autonomy. Through this mechanism, high levels of productivity can be achieved with low levels of investment. During the meeting, the following points will be developed:
- Tools to achieve the standardization of projects.
- Stable and repetitive processes: key steps to advance automation.
Speaker: Juan Pretel, electrical mechanical engineer (UNC), expert consultant in continuous improvement (Kaizen), lead auditor (ISO 9001: 2015). Participation in the joint project of the JICA agency with INTI. Professional development in Japan.
AFAC members free of charge!Inscription
Tuesday, October 19 - 2 p.m.
AFAC and #AutomechanikaConects invite you to participate in the Industry 4.0 / Digital Transformation exhibition. The following points will be developed:
- Industry 4.0: digital transformation and the factory of the future.
- Socio-technical systems and teamwork.
- The integration of the workforce with the operations and design of the workplace.
- Digital transformation project.
- Lean manufacturing, industry 4.0 and quality 4.0.
- Reasons for the success (and failure) of a digital transformation project.
Speaker: Carlos Andrés Pan, Industrial Engineer (UBA), MBA and PhD in Business Management (UCEMA), Industrial Director of Industrias Guidi.Inscription
Project management in the spare parts sector
Tuesday, October 8 - 2 p.m.
AFAC and #AutomechanikaConects invite you to a new online meeting: Project management in the spare parts sector.
Among other topics, this meeting will develop:
- Definition and types of project.
- Preparation and evaluation of investment projects.
- Necessary studies and analysis.
- Continuous improvement projects (Kaizen).
- Projects to improve productivity and competitiveness.
Speaker: Andrés Germán Ciambotti, Industrial Engineer (Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina), Specialized in KAIZEN JICA philosophy, Japan. INTI Certified Consultant in Management Technologies. Master in Management Engineering (Florida International University, USA).
We encourage you to participate!Inscription!
Ideal workstation - Standardization
Tuesday, 21 September - 2 p.m.
In this virtual meeting of the Association of Argentine Components Manufacturers (AFAC) and #AutomechanikaBAConects renowned speakers will explain the relevance of establishing a standardized routine operation in the activity of each operator and of the whole company.
They will also talk about the ideal workstation characteristics and the importance of using documentation process sheets.
Speakers: Davide Rossini, Electronics Engineer, UTN; Master's degree in Innovation Technology, University of Bologna and coordinator of the AFAC Productivity Improvement Program.
Guillermo Gastón Maggio, Mechanic Engineer; certified consultant, INTI. Experienced in manufacturing engineering in leading companies, specialized in planning and executing improvement programs.Inscription!
Tuesday, 31 August - 2 p.m.
In this virtual meeting of the Association of Argentine Components Manufacturers (AFAC) and #AutomechanikaBAConecta, we will look at the guidelines for Change Management and its impact on productivity, time planning, climate work and adaptation of employees.
The meeting will feature a presentation by Alejandra Cau Juliá, a graduate in Systems (UTN) and a consultant in Process Improvement, Service Design, Change Management, Management and IT process development.
SMED - Quick changes
Tuesday, 17 August - 2 p.m.
In a new virtual meeting of the Association of Argentine Components Manufacturers (AFAC) and #AutomechanikaBAConecta, UTN/FBA Electronic Engineer Davide Rossini and Mechanical Engineer Guillermo Gastón Maggiowill cover topics related to SMED methodology in production management.
Tuesday 3 August - 2 pm.
In a new #AFACGestionProductiva and #AutomechanikaBAConecta meeting, we will look at the guidelines for materials movement. In it we will address issues related to:
- Analysis of pull vs push operation schemes.
- Towards an ideal: just in time production system.
- Implementing operations with kanbam.
Davide Rossini, Electronics Engineer - UTN FBA and Guillermo Gastón Maggio, Mechanical Engineer will be present.
Analysis and problem-solving techniques
Tuesday, 20 July - 2 p.m.
Once again, as a part of #afacgestionproductiva, the Association of Argentine Components Manufacturers (AFAC) and #AutomechanikaBAConecta invite you to participate in an interesting meeting about techniques for the identification, selection, analysis and solution of problems.
Speakers: Davide Rossini and Guillermo Gastón Maggio.
Electric Mobility: Threat or Opportunity?
Tuesday, 13 July - 3 p.m.
In this virtual meeting of the Association of Argentine Components Manufacturers (AFAC) and #AutomechanikaBAConecta, Fabio Rozenblum, economics graduate and new technologies consultant, will talk about Electric Mobility: Threat or Opportunity? Fighting it or accompanying it? Doing the same or adapting and transforming? How to become sustainable?Inscription
Key Performance Indicator
Tuesday, 6 July - 2 p.m.
In a new virtual meeting of the Association of Argentine Components Manufacturers (AFAC) and #AutomechanikaBAConecta, UTN/FBA Electronic Engineer Davide Rossini and Mechanical Engineer Guillermo Gastón Maggiowill cover topics related to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).Inscription!
Introduction to Industry 4.0 and implementation of shop floor digital transformation projects
Tuesday, 22 June - 2:00 pm.
In a new virtual meeting of the Association of Argentine Components Manufacturers (AFAC) and #AutomechanikaBAConecta, UTN/FBA Electronic Engineer Davide Rossini and Mechanical Engineer Guillermo Gastón Maggio will present an introduction to the concepts of Industry 4.0 and the digital transformation, including topics such as: short-term forecast of rapid changes in industry and society; the smart and predictive factory; the digital transformation process, digital maturity index and roadmap; Kaizen 4.0 with practical implementation examples.Inscription
Production process times
Tuesday 8 June - 2 pm.
In a new #AFACGestionProductiva meeting, we will look at the guidelines for adapting the times of our plant processes to those of our customers' deliveries. In it we will address issues related to:
- Demand cadence
- Tark time and lead time
- Process and cycle time
- Bottleneck and balancing
- Process levelling
Davide Rossini, Electronics Engineer - UTN FBA and Guillermo Gastón Maggio, Mechanical Engineer will be present.
5S and Visual control
Thursday 27 May - 2 pm.
Once again, as a part of #afacgestionproductiva, the Association of Argentine Component Manufacturers (AFAC) and #AtomechanikaBAConecta invite you to participate in an interesting meeting where the following topics will be discussed:
- Concepts in view of generating safer, more comfortable and efficient work environments.
- Guidelines for implementation and sustainability, the basis for continuous improvement of 5S conditions.
- Visual management of activities: progress of tasks, flow of materials, detection of abnormalities and production environment conditions.
Speakers: Davide Rossini and Guillermo Gastón Maggio.More information and inscription
The transition to electromobility: Prospects for the Argentine industry
Tuesday 18 May - 3 pm.
What are the global perspectives on electromobility? What policies prevail in the world and the region? What productive possibilities are generated for Argentina? These are the main questions that will be addressed in a new #afacgestionproductiva meeting, organized by the Association of Argentine Components Manufacturers (AFAC) and #AtomechanikaBAConecta.
Fernando Porta, Gustavo Baruj, Federico Dulcich y Matías Ubogui will participate as speakers.
Continuous improvement and its impact on production
Tuesday 11 May - 2 pm to 4 pm.
The Association of Argentine Components Manufacturers (AFAC) and #AutomechanikaBAConecta invite professionals and everyone interested in the industry to participate in an entertaining training course led by specialists in the sector.
During the virtual meeting, topics such as: concepts of added value and losses; classification of losses with a focus on cost reduction; guidelines to implement safe, comfortable and efficient work areas, among others, will be addressed.More information and inscription
The revolution into businesses
Wednesday 18, November - 11 am
In the era of knowledge and digital revolutions, the renowned advisor and consultant of the aftermarket sector, Mr. Gabriel Parra, will talk abou the use of new methodologies and strategies to get to know the customers, one of the main tools to acquire brand value and enhance the business model.
In a competitive scenario like the current one, companies gain more value the more quality data they have about their clients, in a permanent search to improve their services and products and, therefore, stand out from their competitors.
Lic. Gabriel ParraGabriel Parra has a successful career in the auto parts industry in national and multinational companies operating in the Latin American aftermarket. He is a specialist in strategic planning, business model development, market research and brand management. More than 25 years ago he founded heis own consultant agency, that today works also in Mexico and Colombia. He is a member of the Argentine Marketing Association and the American Marketing Association.
The new mobility and its effect on the local industry.
Industrial policy trough the pandemic.
Thursday 19, November - 11 am to 1 pm.
The presidents of the most important entities in the industry will discuss various current issues, such as
- Covid-19 and industrial policy
- New consumers
- Connectivity and digitization
- Electric mobility - hybrid
- Autonomous mobility
Moderated by: Fernando Gorbarán, President of Messe Frankfurt Argentina.
SINDIPEÇASMr. Dan Ioschpe, PresidentAsociación Nacional de Fabricantes Brasileros de Autopartes
AFACRaúl Amil, PresidentAsociación de Fábricas Argentinas de Componentes
ADEFADaniel Herrero, PresidentAsociación de Fábricas de Automotores
FAATRASalvador Lupo, PresidentFederación Argentina de Asociaciones de Talleres de Reparación de Automotores y Afines
FACCERAEsteban Martín, PresidentFederación Argentina de Cámaras de Comerciantes en Repuestos del Automotor
AFACFernando Palasciano, Secretario de asuntos económicos y comercialesAsociación de Fábricas Argentinas de Componentes
"Let's talk to business" - Automechanika Frankfurt
Friday 30, October
As part of its online program for the international audience, Automechanika Frankfurt is launching a new series of talks in english to bring together the main players, associations and supporters of the automotive aftermarket to discuss important issues. In this first meeting, the main international suppliers will meet to discuss the impact of Coronavirus on the market. What challenges are presented to the supply chains in this pandemic scenario?
- Manfred Baden, Presidente de Automotive Aftermarket Robert Bosch GmbH
- Rolf Sudmann, Vicepresidente Ejecutivo de ContiTech
- Jean-Francois Bouveyron, Vicepresidente de Aftermarket EMEA Delphi Technologies Aftermarket
- Michael Söding, CEO Automotive Aftermarket Schaeffler AG
- Helmut Ernst, Vicepresidente Senior de Aftermarket ZF A.
The talk will be available in english on the Automechanika website from October 30th.Watch it here!