Manufacturing automotive parts is in and of itself complicated, and designing processes to increase the efficiency of such tasks is even more complicated. So when presented with an opportunity to take some of the complexity out of the mix, Robert H. LaFountain took it.
Automotive Products USA needed a system for distributing documentation on production runs to employees on the factory floor, yet still give office workers access to real–time information. The company started by looking at 'off the shelf' solutions, but could not find any existing software to meet their needs. 'We could not find an existing off the shelf program that could accomplish what we needed to do.' Mr. LaFountain explained.