Sustainable success through a holistic approach

Process and production optimisation

Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH

Productivity and quality increases

Increase in productivity and reduction of operating costs through innovative optimisation concepts, six-figure amortisation of investment after three months of operation

ThyssenKrupp Steel AG

Process and production optimisation

Identification and analysis of operating deficits, sustainable optimisation approaches through innovations and process simulations

SMS Meer GmbH, IOG GmbH

Increase of plant availability

Identification, analysis and correction of engineering deficits, reduction of manufacturing and operating costs, increase in quality, 20% increase in plant availability

VW AG, Enerpac Hydraulik GmbH

Process optimisations and productivity increases in production lines

Identification and analysis of process and engineering deficits in production lines, development and implementation of sustainable optimisation measures, increase in productivity by 30%

Industry 4.0 / Technology 4.0

Technical support and implementation in industrial digitalisation

Identification, conceptual design and implementation of technical solutions for the monitoring and optimisation of production processes, for the intelligent networking of machines and plants through to the digital linking of customer-supplier relationships

Special machine for automotive and aerospace industry

Productivity and quality increases, optimisation of process scale-up

Identification of mechanical and process-related causes of failure on equipment for radiation crosslinking of plastics, identification and correction of engineering deficits, engineering of a process scale-up and special machine construction, increase in productivity by 30%

ProLas Produktionslaser GmbH

Operational optimisation in production lines

Identification of mechanical and process-technical deficits in plants for laser beam joining of plastics, elaboration of a catalogue of measures for production optimisation, engineering and tool making

University Hospital, DWI (Leibniz Institute) and TEXMC at RWTH Aachen University

Process optimisation for the production of biomaterials

Analysis and optimisation of classical processes for the in vitro production of biomaterials on carrier substrates, engineering, construction and programming of semi-automated bioreactors

Industry and affiliated companies


ThyssenKrupp Steel AG (steel industry)
Deutsche Bahn AG (railways)
DB Systemtechnik (railways)
LG. Philips Displays GmbH (glass and electronics industry)
HKM Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH (steel industry)
EWK Edelstahlwerke Witten-Krefeld GmbH (steel industry)
V&M Vallourec & Mannesmann Tubes GmbH (steel industry)
SMS Meer GmbH (machine and plant engineering)
Otto Junker GmbH (machine and plant engineering)
Toyota Motorsport GmbH (Automotive)
FEV Motorentechnik GmbH (engine technology)
HuDe GmbH (coking technologies)
PicoLas GmbH (laser technology)
ProLas Produktionslaser GmbH (laser technology)
LSC GmbH (paper industry)
Enerpac A.P. GmbH (hydraulics)
Minrocon GmbH (raw materials and recycling)
M+W Maschinen und Werkzeugbau GmbH (tools, machine and plant engineering)
BWS Technologie GmbH (food industry)
Erich Weller GmbH & Co. KG (chemical industry)
Gebr. Wolff GmbH & Co. KG (mechanical engineering)
Kabelwerke Reinshagen GmbH (automotive suppliers)
SusTech GmbH & Co. KG (chemical industry)
M&V Marketing- und Verlags GmbH (paper industry)
QuadLED GmbH (light and lighting)
Weerulin GmbH (refractory)
Genam GmbH (raw materials and recycling)
Wärtsilä Funa Int. GmbH (shipyards)
Lush GmbH KG (chemical industry)

Universities and research institutes


IEHK Institute for Ferrous Metallurgy of RWTH Aachen University
IKV Institute for Plastics Processing at RWTH Aachen University
LLT Chair for Laser Technology at RWTH Aachen University
DWI German Wool Research Institute (Leibniz Institute) at RWTH Aachen University
TEXMC Textile Chemistry and Macromolecular Chemistry at RWTH Aachen University
ITA Institute for Textile Technology at RWTH Aachen University
TEER Institute Technology of Energy Resources at RWTH Aachen University
IFS Institute for Joining and Welding Technology at RWTH Aachen University
IWW Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Management of RWTH Aachen University
University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen
WZL Machine Tool Laboratory of RWTH Aachen University
ISF Institute for Welding and Joining Technology of the TU Braunschweig
WFK - Technology Institute e.V. Krefeld

Authorities and ministries


Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court
Cologne Regional Labour Court
AiF German Federation of Industrial Research Associations
BMBF Federal Ministry of Education and Research
BMWi Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology

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