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Institut for Production und Logistics Systemes - Prof. Schmidt GmbH

The Institute for Production and Logistics Systems - IPL Prof. Schmidt GmbH is an internationally operating institute with the fields consulting, interim management, research & development and qualification.

More than 300 successfully implemented projects have permanently increased its strategy, methodological and industry competence since its foundation in 1991. The main focus here is on business excellence and the processes and structures required for this.

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  • 2017

    Industry 4.0 Roadmap for Digitization - Strategic consulting and support for the implementation of digital business models in production and logistics

  • 2013

    Strengthening R&D competence through additional partners and expertise in R&D, production, supply chain and change management

  • 2007

    Foundation of the LOGFORM Group - Strategic partnership with WPW engineers in the fields of logistics, infrastructure and buildings

  • 2000

    Expansion of competence in new process and structural fields through the integration of new research, consulting and partner resources (after-sales, distribution, strategy development and implementation)

  • 1996

    Expansion of the research and consulting competences to include new methods for direct employee and management integration in the development of internal innovation reserves - start of the BASE project.

  • 1994

    Concentration of the project fields towards the automotive sector and its supplier industry. Focus on on their product development processes, manufacturing processes and integration processes of suppliers and service providers

  • 1991

    Foundation of the IPL - Institute for Production and Logistics Systems as an affiliated institute of the Saarland University of Applied Sciences (htw saar) and start of new research projects for JIT methods in logistics and production