Factory Planning & Production

For the planning of the factory or the optimization of production we have specialized in the following topics in which we can support you by enhancing your processes.

Factory Planning

  • Factory planning of new buildings, building alterations and extensions for manual and automated manufacturing and assembly  
  • Site analyses and scenario technique for decision-making
  • Long-term factory planning with the goal of efficiency of resources and energy saving
  • Project management for factory realization.

Manufacturing Systems and Assembly Systems

  • Analysis of material and information flow in production systems
  • Design and management of modern production systems according to the principles of lean management and Six Sigma
  • Design of manufacturing and assembly systems and their workplaces

Workplace Design

  • Cardboard engineering for optimization of workplaces and workplace systems 
  • Ergonomic and age-appropriate design of workplaces
  • Low-cost automation
  • Material supply systems at workplace

 Logistics Systems

  • Flow production and one-piece-flow
  • Pull principle (KANBAN)
  • Just-in-time (JIT) / Just-in-sequence (JIS)

Lean Production

  • Lean production toolset as the basis for the development of standards in the production process 
  • Value stream analysis
  • Lean line design
  • Total productive maintenance TPM
  • Shop-floor management

Quality Management

  • Six Sigma in production
  • Problem-solving techniques
  • CIP (continuous improvement process)
  • Audits in production
  • Process FMEA

IT Systems

  • Evaluation and introduction of information systems and communication systems, such as
  • ERP systems
  • MES systems (Manufacturing Execution System)
  • CAQ systems
  • PDM-Systems