Research Sections

Learning Factories for Lean, digital Production

  • Individual configuration and technological enhancement
  • Assessment for the identification of improvement potentials
  • Competency-oriented training design and learning success measurements

Shop Floor Management and Problem Solving

  • Design of analogue and digital shop floor management systems
  • System-oriented design of databased problem solving processes

Lean Processes for Single Piece Production

  • Holistic concepts for flexible, process-reliable machining in Germany
  • Productivity increase through low-cost automation solutions in machining
  • Production planning for multi-variant production processes

Databased Improvement of Production Systems

  • Competencies for integration of databased process improvements
  • Collaboration between humans and intelligent machines
  • Databased process optimization in production

Value Stream Management

  • Simulation based planning of production systems and inhouse material flows according to lean production principles
  • Analysis and design of holistic value streams under consideration of information logistical wastes