Smart Factory

Manufacturing companies are facing challenges like changes in value-adding networks, individualization of products and increasing diversity of variants, more complex customer requirements as well as digitalization and automation.

Companies can accept these challenges and meet them successfully by developing towards a smart factory. What does that mean? To us, a smart factory consists of manufacturing and logistics that purposefully use appropriate digital tools that were chosen specifically for the respective company with the goal to achieve the highest possible efficiency and flexibility. A smart factory is not an off-the-shelf industry 4.0 solution or an academic pilot application, but a solution suitable for to the individual case, needs and circumstances. A smart factory is characterized by a combination of industry 4.0 and digitalization in an operative, practical format, adapted to the actual requirements of the respective company.

We support you on your path to a smart factory by

  • aligning your starting position, your company’s objectives and what is available on the market,
  • developing, in a structured, systematic and transparent way, an “industry 4.0” solution aligned with your requirements and capabilities,
  • developing, together with you, a roadmap with specific suggestions for implementing your smart factory. In this, we consider your capabilities and resources, and only suggest what really helps you,
  • suggesting additional improvement measures and necessary preliminary work alongside measures for a smart factory.

The market is vast and offers many solutions and tools by now. That is why we help you to identify suitable tools with future viability for your requirements and to develop a master plan.


Apart from pointing out opportunities for digitalization in direct and indirect areas, you receive suggestions for suitable smart tools to improve efficiency and flexibility, to reduce cycle times, and to increase reserve capacity.