News about IGZ

Winkler – SAP EWM-supported high performance distribution hub

13.01.2020 | Himberg bei Wien (A)

Commercial vehicle parts wholesaler Winkler has invested around 45 million euros in the construction of a third central warehouse.

The new logistics property in Himberg near Vienna, the planning and implementation of which was handled by the SAP EWM general contractor IGZ from Falkenberg in the Upper Palatinate, is geared primarily to supplying the Eastern European markets and will relieve the burden on Winkler's Kassel and Ulm locations. The required system performance is ensured by the optimum interaction of mechanics, SPS and SAP EWM standard software.

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Ambitious migration in highly-automated logistics centre

16.02.2018 | Thansau

Convincing through performance – that is the motto of the Hamberger logistics company. To secure their performance for the coming years, Hamberger decided on a gradual replacement of their old warehouse management and material flow software, as well as a control level for commissioning robots in their Hamberger Logistics and Service Centre (HLSC). Hamberger decided on SAP EWM. In doing so, the interfaces were reduced. The aims and barometers by which the successes of this project were to be measured were the seamless integration of the control level into the new IT system and the integration of the intelligence of the old system, as well as getting those with responsibilities in logistics involved. To ensure the high availability of their logistics operations, Hamberger placed their trus

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16.06.2017 (Recognized MANU)

16.06.2017 | Falkenberg

Within the scope of the SAP partner Edge Programs, IGZ also continues to prove its expertise with this annual certification (such as product expertise, project implementation or project experiences) in the implementation of SAP production solutions in the area of SAP manufacturing execution system (SAP MES). These include the SAP standard modules SAP manufacturing integration and intelligence (SAP MII) as well as SAP SAP manufacturing execution (SAP ME).  During the certification period, IGZ impressed clients repeatedly with numerous reference projects such as HIPP baby food, CONTINENTAL tyres, VACUUBRAND Medical technology, K+S, and many more. The high demand for these projects and their success story have led SAP to award the SAP recognised expertise certification to IGZ. IGZ custom

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IGZ Certified SAP Recognized Expertise Partner for SAP Supply Chain Management (SAP SCM)

26.01.2017 | Falkenberg

IGZ was again recognised by SAP as an SAP Recognized Expertise Partner for SAP SCM This annual certification is proof of IGZ’s competencies (e.g. product expertise, project implementation, or project experience) in the realisation of logistics solutions in the area of SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM). This means that IGZ clients benefit from extensive improvement competence, right down to specialised industry experience. Proven, successfully completed client projects are significant components in the certification.  These high requirements of the program are regularly checked and renewed by SAP.

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IGZ founders Zrenner and Gropengießer receive state medal for special services

28.11.2016 | München

Both of the IGZ managing directors and engineers Johann Zrenner and Wolfgang Gropengießer from Falkenberg/Opf. were awarded with the state medal for special services to the Bavarian economy on Monday 28 November, 2016. The Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology annually awards approximately 20 people who have rendered special services to the Bavarian economy. At a celebratory state ceremony in the Ludwig Erhard Ceremonial Hall at the Bavarian Ministry for Economic Affairs in Munich, the Bavarian Minister of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology, Ilse Aigner, honours 15 business personalities from all over Bavaria for their self initiative and exemplary corporate conduct with the highest personal award that the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affai

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SAP EWM general contractor IGZ at the LogiMAT 2015

02.02.2015 | Stuttgart

IGZ presents itself at the LogiMAT 2015 in Hall 1, Stand D05 as general contractor for logistics systems with a focus on “SAP, SPS and mechanics - everything from the same source”. For more than 15 years, the leading SAP project centre for logistics and production has realised demanding intralogistics systems from manual to highly automated, exclusively on the basis of SAP EWM and SAP LES standard software including the related MFS functions. IGZ clients, such as ZF Friedrichshafen AG at the Passau site profit from the competence, efficient and neutral planning, project planning, implementation and full service of its SAP-based intralogistics systems. In November 2014, IGZ was also delighted, together with its long-term client Gebr. Heinemann SE & Co. KG, about the SAP Quality Award

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BI-LOG: New installation of a “used plant” with IGZ as general contractor

15.02.2015 | Bamberg

BI-LOG Logistik und Informationsmanagement GmbH is a company of the BI-LOG Service Group GmbH with registered office in Bamberg and sites in Scheßlitz, Kronach and Zeegendorf. The company specialises in hybrid services, processing and individualisation of goods, customer-oriented transport services and IT system networking. In addition, BILOG?is a provider of contract logistics and transport management. As an example of the flexibility of the requirements, it processes external e-commerce processes. In order to take account of the changes in the market, BI-LOG simplifies in the processes in intralogistics. A dynamic and flexible warehouse was created with a relatively high degree of automation for small-volume goods. At the same time, extremely high peak loads in order picking and in di

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IGZ at the s.Oliver Family Day 2016


In Rottendorf near Würzburg, the internationally renowned fashion label s.Oliver operates one of its largest distribution centres. An ideal location then to invite all of the employees' family members to get to know the Frankish company and its working processes up close at the Family Day on 16 November 2016. Even IGZ got in on the action and was able to present itself as a partner to s.Oliver. The interest particularly focused on the gesture-controlled commissioning "Pick-by-Motion" using SAP EWM that was demonstrated by IGZ, which of course was available for numerous visitors to try out at the commissioning workspace specially constructed for this purpose.

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New construction: BMW invests 50 million euros in Spandau logistics

13.10.2015 | Berlin-Spandau

Munich-based BMW AG made the first cut of the spade for a new logistics centre for its motorbike production at the Berlin site. In total, more than 100 million euros will be invested in the Berlin Spandau factory in the coming years. Already in 2012 BMW extended its factory area in Spandau through the purchase of about 40,000 square metres from a neighbouring property. The new, partly automated logistics centre will now be built there. The new logistics centre is planned to start up in 2017. 40-metre high bay warehouse In total it will comprise an area of 35,000 square metres on two levels. A 40-metre high bay warehouse will also be constructed with 32,000 spaces. The new construction will, according to Müller, be connected directly to production with tugger trains. As a result, as BMW le

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New construction: Trumpf invests in spare parts logistics with IGZ as SAP EWM general contractor:

17.11.2015 | Ditzingen

35 million euro building should start operation at the start of 2017. With more than 30,000 materials in storage and more than 1,000 daily shipments, the current central storage in Ditzingen is the mainstay of the global logistics network of Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG. The customer already receives the majority of shipments the next morning. To maximize the availability of spare parts and at the same time minimise the cycle times, the plant will not be redesigned completely. The new logistics centre, with an area of 13,000 square metres and 18 metres high is build directly beside the A 81 motorway. 35 million euros have been invested. Automatic and manual The new warehouse control should take the mobility of the range into consideration so that rush orders are given priority. Through a mixture o

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