Institut for Production und Logistics Systemes - Prof. Schmidt GmbH
Industry 4.0 Roadmap for Digitization - Strategic consulting and support for the implementation of digital business models in production and logistics
Strengthening R&D competence through additional partners and expertise in R&D, production, supply chain and change management
Foundation of the LOGFORM Group - Strategic partnership with WPW engineers in the fields of logistics, infrastructure and buildings
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)
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.
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
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