Plant layout drawing – in 5 steps

Initial situation for planner who is to draw factory plan

Have you ever been in this situation – you come from industry or especially from mechanical engineering and new machinery or new equipment is to be installed in your manufacturing facility? Is the existing assembly line to be adapted due to a product change?  The construction of a new factory is scheduled. Maybe even at … Read more

Would my company also benefit from logistics planning?

result of logistics planning in form of a happy customer

Efficient logistics pay off in many branches Your logistics arrangements may function satisfactorily, but are they also competitive? You may think that logistics planning is only something for global enterprises, but is there not also untapped potential waiting to be utilized in smaller companies? We would like to show you what logistics planning entails and … Read more

How to integrate industrial racking into warehouse planning?

messy industrial warehouse in a factory

The subject of warehouse planning is a very broad one. When planning is done, individual requirements should always be taken into account in the search for an efficient solution. Especially in the current times of pandemic, political conflicts and supply bottlenecks, with the weak links in supply chains being revealed all the more evidently, a … Read more

How important are floor markings in industry settings?

Floor marking holding stripes personnel hall floor

Floor markings – can there possibly be anyone who has not encountered them at some time? They are to be found everywhere in our daily lives. Especially in these times of pandemic, floor markings await us in practically every supermarket and public building. They are intended to help us observe the recommended social distancing, and … Read more

3D visualization as a thinking tool within the company

3D-Visualisierung Fabrik in Präsentation durch Planerin

How to solve problems with visual images The power of images can be harnessed to explain complex situations more simply and to solve problems more quickly. We would like to show you how you can use the possibilities of 3D visualization in your company. And you may be glad to hear that artistic talent is … Read more

Job shop production vs. production line?

Example for job shop production in a plastic Injection Molding Shop

We see that companies with job shop production are also increasingly moving to line production. Is job shop production outdated or is this just the influence from the automotive sector and the lean production philosophy pronounced there? Can companies without line production still exist in the market at all? I would like to give answers … Read more

Teamwork in shopfloor layout planning

Teamwork in shopfloor layout planning may be a difficult task

How does teamwork in shopfloor layout planning work? In most companies, shopfloor layouts are created on the computer. This means that one member of the team operates the computer, and the others often only get to work when there are enough variants to choose from. Active interaction with the planning model is thus limited to … Read more