Sustainable success through a holistic approach

Technical assessment

Food industry

Technical assessment of machine failures

Analysis of production processes and damage patterns, detailed analyses under the scanning electron microscope, identification and proof of failure causes, preparation of a catalogue of measures to correct manufacturing processes

Deutsche Bahn AG DB Systemtechnik

Technical assessment of system failures

Analysis of operating and environmental conditions on ICE high-speed lines, assessment of damage patterns of destroyed plant components, conceptual design of impact protection systems for exponential reduction of impact energy, prototype productiong

SMS Meer GmbH, IOG GmbH

Engineering assessment to increase plant availability

Analysis of production processes in production lines, identification of engineering deficits, development of a catalogue of measures for engineering correction in order to increase quality, productivity and plant availability

VW AG, Enerpac Hydraulik GmbH

Technical assessment for operational optimisation in production lines

Analysis of production processes in manufacturing lines, identification of engineering and process deficits, development and implementation of measures to optimise processes and increase productivity as well as to increase plant availability

Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court

Expert opinion on technical procedures

Interdisciplinary assessment of machines, plants, technical procedures and processes

Automotive supplier

Process appraisal in engine production

Assessment of production processes and cycle times as well as plant conditions and operating conditions, development of a catalogue of measures for conceptual factory planning

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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