“We already made it to Industry 3.8“
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Regardless of whether it is heat pumps or data centers – the wo rldwide demand for efficient fans means that ZIEHL-ABEGG has full order books. In order to be able to continue to meet the steadily increasing demand in the future, the company has now prescribed itself a “fresh air cure”, a number of changes in terms of efficiency and leadership.
The current Staufen study “Future Industry 2023” underlines how effective lean management is for companies to develop more resilience despite cost pressure. The Binder family company also shows how lean management can not only make you better and faster, but also inspire employees and customers.
The next generation of light commercial vehicles from Mercedes-Benz will also be produced in Düsseldorf. Michael Hellmann, site and production manager of the plant there, explains in an interview why Düsseldorf was awarded the contract.
They talk a lot about Industry 4.0, but the smart factory is still far in the future for most companies. In its Customer Center in the headquarter at Ditzingen, the Machine tool and laser technology specialist Trumpf offers a preview towards the industrial future. In an interview, Alexander Kunz, the Customer Center manager, points out which parts have already become reality at TRUMPF.