Industrial change requires from maintenance greater flexibility at higher productivity, the use of new technologies, and the implementation of industry 4.0. Outsourcing maintenance can be a solution. more….
Industrial maintenance is accountable for costs of contracted maintenance, which can amount to several percent of sales. Often dormant in them is an appreciable cost potential, because practice of contracted maintenance can be improved by a wide application of partly unused instruments. more….
Our clients appreciate our excellent quality of advice. It is characterized by binding project objectives, 100% fulfillment, very experienced and multi-specialized management consultants, quality management, and development of management consultants. Peter Schick is quality tested by KLAITON as an independent management consultant. more….
A widely underestimated profit potential of many companies is maintenance in production and customer service. Usually maintenance can not find management attention. Neither is maintenance performance on the agenda of management meetings, nor do the members of the executive have maintenance experience. Only when executives demand the most suitable maintenance requirements, maintenance will quickly and sustainably contribute to profit growth. more….
Companies often deal opportunistically with 3D printing. However, companies can avoid productivity disadvantages compared to competitors and achieve advantages if they align their 3D printing activities and organization by a Rapid Manufacturing roadmap. more….
Students of the Foundry Institute of the RWTH Aachen University learn the methodology of quick, sustainable, and efficient optimization of products and processes. more….
Controlling often reveals high maintenance costs as % of sales in combination with low maintenance productivity. Such a situation gives the company a chance to win a competitive advantage, if it taps the full productivity potential of maintenance. This is done either by an integrated solution or by selective solutions based on root causes. more….
Global R&D processes are often complex and wasteful. That’s why a company can gain a competitive advantage, if it provides the data on the wasteless performance share of its global R&D processes, exploits the full potential, and so changes the rules of the game in its industry. This requires a standardized R&D database, suitable methods and appropriate tools. more….
A digital 3D printing business model allows increased product performance and real-time individualized series production without assembly and without warehousing. 3D printing speeds up the digitization of industrial business models. The question is no longer whether, but how and when to implement a 3D printing business model. more….
Companies with application excellence are often ailing in new product generations and in disruptive innovations. Individual innovation successes sometimes obscure the long-term ailing innovations. Lessons learned of the projects do not allow to identify the root causes of innovation excellence. Hence not exactly resilient measures then drive innovation effort without achieving innovation excellence. Only resilient root causes and know-how of Innovation Engineering lead to company-specific measures for innovation excellence. more….