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IMIG implements a multi Business Excellence Program at one of the leading manufacturers of high-quality industrial fans

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Unbenannt1Elektror develops and manufactures radial fans, axial fans and side channel compressors. The usage of materials such as cast aluminium, steel and stainless steel, along with the very broad range of outputs, means that Elektror's products can be used in numerous industrial ventilation processes.

The company combines product innovations with product quality and client-focused services, all while keeping one eye on the future, and the company's philosophy is shaped by its unusually strong focus on the client.

The whole article is readable in our IMIG Newsletter.

Modular application of factory, layout and infrastructure planning – from "simply ingenious" to "ingeniously simple"

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UnbenanntDoes factory, layout and infrastructure planning always have to be complicated and expensive? Definitely not. Depending on the task we vary between "ingeniously simple", with the use of an uncomplicated planning table for clear manual planning almost as if in play, and "simply ingenious", with the use of virtual reality using 3D planning glasses, 3D-CAD and dynamic simulations of operating conditions, material and personnel flow.

The focus is always on achieving the best possible solution for the task with maximum acceptance by the customer and the other persons or institutions involved with the minimal use of resources.

The whole article is readable in our IMIG Newsletter.

Design to Cost - bringing about the most cost-effective solution in development

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Fotolia 52305985 englischMaterial selection, production process, the number of production steps, assembly complexity, maintenance possibilities and many other factors determine the manufacturing costs of a product. You can influence each of these factors in the development of a product.

With the Design to Cost method, you can determine the precise production costs and thus be successful in the market.

The whole article is readable in our IMIG Newsletter.

Successfully using methods in product development – Lean R&D simulation developed by IMIG

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Fotolia 46397928 LEngineers do not have time for new projects because they are still working on the problems of the current project. New products appear late on the market or the target date for the product launch can only be achieved with considerable, unplanned expenses. Reporting takes a lot of time, but the real problems are neither documented nor solved - these are all problems that we encounter frequently with customers.

For these and other problems, we have developed a Lean R&D Simulation for solution strategies that are playfully handed over - for sustainable implementation in companies.

The whole article is readable in our IMIG Newsletter.

Business Excellence in mechanical and plant engineering – The Optima life science GmbH from Optima Group is on the ball

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Titelbild Excellence2Optima life science develops and builds manufacturing and packaging equipment for medical and pharmaceutical products such as transdermal patches, oral film strips, dressings, and diagnostics.

However, market and customer demands for shorter delivery times have risen sharply. In order to continue to meet these requirements as best as possible, project management and the internal processes had to be adapted - with help of IMIG and a Business Excellence Program.

The whole interview from Lisa Lang with the CEO of Optima life science GmbH Mr. Feyerherd is readable in our IMIG Newsletter.

Time for a change or a tempest in a teacup? How do buzzwords like "the Trump effect" and "Brexit" affect global companies?

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kugeln transLet's take a look at the challenges that exporting nations such as Germany is currently facing. The negotiations on the referendum on United Kingdom Membership in the European Union have not yet begun and drastic moves are still expected from the White House. Despite the high level of uncertainty, many expect more or less profound changes with corresponding consequences for the economy.

Is that bad per se? Or are you curious to see what opportunities arise for you and your business from it?

The whole article is readable in our IMIG Newsletter.

Multi project management – The potential to use synergies and resources efficiently

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Titelbild PyramideWithout the active control of projects, certain potentials in companies are given away. Everything is begun ecstatically, but is finished only half-heartedly. Employee motivation decreases as many employees develop negative attitudes in project management.


The quality is also affected by high parallelism. Often this occurs in companies that are trying to manage a large number of projects simultaneously - how to apply multi project management correctly.

The whole article is readable in our IMIG Newsletter.

MS Ultrasonic Technology Group dares product innovation - A special machine manufacturer makes a series machine

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Titelbild MSUltrasound technology is full of potential, surprises and huge opportunities for the future. As the moving parts of MS Ultrasonic Technology Group, competent staff, efficient organization and pioneering technologies interact perfectly with each other.


The special machine manufacturer has more than 20 years of experience in ultrasound technology. But they don't want to rest on their laurels.

The whole interview from Lisa Lang with the product manager Ms. Gray-Dreizler is readable in our IMIG Newsletter.

Industry 4.0 - Chance, buzzword or future perspective?

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Titelbild engMuch has been and will be written, spoken, interpreted and discussed about "Industry 4.0". Rarely have the opinions of the experts themselves been so varied. There are all shades of opinion from disdain to enthusiasm.

Reason enough that we from IMIG, as a management and innovation consultancy should explain our position and our understanding of industry 4.0 and work out when and for whom Industry 4.0 makes sense, and when and for whom it does not.

The whole article is readable in our IMIG Newsletter.

Registration to IMIG Newsletter

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As of now a monthly IMIG newsletter will be prepared. In our IMIG Newsletter we keep you updated about exciting IMIG subjects, various customer projects as well as current trends and developments. 

Registration to the newsletter is possible through the following link: 
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Competitive advantages through agile methods – the trend in mechanical and plant engineering

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Titelbild AgileIncreasing numbers of projects, more complex tasks and shorter development times - handle mechanical engineering projects on schedule and cost-effectively with agile methods. How do you stir up a team spirit amongst developers? How can obstacles be eliminated as soon as possible and correctly escalated? When can a project be realistically completed?

These are questions for which the agile project management method SCRUM provides answers. SCRUM - a powerful method when used correctly.

The whole article is readable in our IMIG Newsletter.

Delivery problems despite advanced industry 4.0 level - supplier development in Eastern Europe

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70% of the degree of value add is contributed by suppliers in the automotive industry, with an increasing tendency. At the same time there has been a reduction of First Tier Suppliers to a few significant system suppliers. The risk relating costs, quality and target dates is getting more and more within the responsibility of some less crucial suppliers.

Due to urgent delivery problems of a system supplier we conducted an on-site system and root cause analysis for a German OEM in Eastern Europe - with remarkable findings.

The whole article is readable in our IMIG Newsletter.

CEO Interview: IMIG Highlights in 2016 and expectations for 2017

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Matthias HartmannThe world is changing more than ever - how does a globally active medium-sized consultancy such as IMIG deal with this? What requirements arise for the industry and how does IMIG plan to support this? How important are new topics and trends right now? Is it better to wait and hedge or risk and invest?

In an interview with Lisa Lang, the CEO of IMIG, Dr. Matthias Hartmann provides information on important decisions, measures and news in the IMIG.

The whole interview is readable in our IMIG Newsletter.

Lean Development Trainings via VDI

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Vom IMIG Partner Peter Matthews, wird in Kooperation mit dem VDI das Thema "Lean Development" am 25. und 26. Juni im Fortbildildungszentrum in Stuttgart trainiert.

Zahlreiche Unternehmen beschäftigen sich damit, die "Lean"-Denkweise auch in der Produktentwicklung einzuführen, um im Wesentlichen Ineffizienz ("Verschwendung") zu vermeiden. Die Steigerung der Produktivität ist gerade in der Entwicklung und Konstruktion möglich und notwendig, um Produkte zeitgerecht auf den Markt zu bringen.

Im Rahmen dieses Seminares können die Auswirkungen der "Lean-Methoden" sehr praxisnah erlebt werden.

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