A new department has been formed called Production Automation Support (PAS). The team will support operations enterprise wide. Their first priority is to concentrate initial efforts on concerns and issues of the automatic fastening machines and their support equipment. The charter for the organization will be directed towards an immediate effect on Douglas Aircraft Company products, through automated fastening systems and their support equipment. The group will be responsible for effecting repairs, design improvements and responsible recommendations that will increase the quality and productivity of these machines.