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IGZ at the leading logistics trade fair LogiMAT 2020 | Press report

10.-12.03.2020 | Stuttgart

IGZ | THE SAP® ENGINEERS underline their status as the leading SAP EWM general contractor for intralogistics and move their significantly enlarged stand centrally to the trade fair activities related to automation technology: Hall 1, Booth B25. "As a SAP EWM general contractor, we develop holistic solution packages based on SAP standard software and implement them including the control and system technology," says Christian Mattes, managing director of IGZ Automation GmbH. "This means that we assume complete functional responsibility for the digital 'brain' of an intralogistics system, from the deeply integrated SAP application to the PLC level, including any mechanical connection." Recently realized projects by the IGZ Automation team demonstrates how this can look in detail. This includes new systems such as automatic high-bay warehouses (HRL) and small parts warehouses (AKL) including peripherals, expansion measures, the...
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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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SAP Transportation Single-day Forum 2018 at Burg Falkenberg | IGZ

07.02.2018 | Falkenberg

The SAP Transportation Single-day Forum took place in close proximity to the IGZ Softwarescheune in the Burg Falkenberg Conference Centre for the third time. On Wednesday, 7th February, we were once again able to welcome more than 60 prospective customers to this specialist event. In the centre, there were practical examples from IGZ, live demonstrations were carried out and projects that had been successfully realised by IGZ with SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) were introduced. Direct networking with tried-and-tested SAP EWM warehouse management modules for intra-logistics in connection with the transport/KEP service providers, or your own vehicle fleet, offers you competitive advantages, increases the level of service and decreases your logistics and transport costs. The new SAP S

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12.07.2017 (BERICAP)

12.07.2017 | Budenheim

The BERICAP group with annual sales of approximately 800 million Euro, is worldwide among the largest manufacturers of plastic closure caps for the beverage, food and non-food sector. BERICAP's 3,000 employees produce 76 billion closure caps per year. A plastic closure cap is essentially produced in three steps: A precursor of the closure cap is created by injection moulding. In the second part, different components are mounted, for example the sealing washer is inserted into the cap. At the end, the closure cap is printed.  BERICAP opts for a market-oriented production to respond quickly and flexibly to the requirements of each customer. For this purpose, the group operates 23 production sites in 20 countries and sales offices in more than 70 countries. Although the production is lar

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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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22.05.2017 (Ortlinghaus)

22.05.2017 | Gams (CH)

The Ortlinghaus group was founded in 1898. As a manufacturer of clutches, brakes, lamella and compact drives − including hydraulic units as well as regulating and control units − the producer is partner for many industries. Now in its fourth generation, family-run company operates production sites in Germany, Switzerland and China. Ortlinghaus has its headquarters in Wermelskirchen and relies on the values of sustainability, growth and innovation. At its Swiss site GAMS, series products as well as customer-specific designs are manufactured. Based in GAMS, the manufacturer undertakes deliveries from 38 countries worldwide. For this purpose, about 53,000 goods movements are required, where 36,500 sorts of material are accessed. Order processing takes place via 125 work places connected w

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ASPÖCK - Highly optimised assembly in the automotive industry with SAP MES - IGZ, the SAP project House

04.05.2017 | Peuerbach (A)

ASPÖCK Systems GmbH was founded in 1977. ASPÖCK design, develops and manufactures the latest and best possible complete solutions of vehicle lighting for vehicle manufacturers in Europe. The flexibility in the development of tailor-made solutions in the entire range of wiring and lamps for each individual customer is the successful trademark of the company. ASPÖCK Systems GmbH resident with the main factory in Peuerbach, Upper Austria, constantly opts for growth and innovation in production and warehousing in all locations. Due to sustained growth, Europe's leading manufacturer of automotive lighting systems invests sustainably also in the Polish production plant location Kluczbork near Breslau. After ASPÖCK already successfully displays logistics and production processes with SAP ME a

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12.04.2017 (HIPP)

12.04.2017 | Glina (HR)

To produce top-quality in harmony with nature, under the premise of the family-owned company, since its inception in 1899 HiPP has evolved to a pan-European medium-sized foodstuff manufacturer in the fields of baby and infant foods, as well as in health and care. From our headquarters in Pfaffenhofen, HiPP operates production facilities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland as well as in Russia, Ukraine, Hungary and Croatia. With over 60 years of experience in organic farming, some 3,000 employees generate an annual turnover of Euro 850 million (2015).  With the growth of the company, both in-house quality requirements as well as those of the customer increased in relation to product reliability and traceability Continuously new requirements of the legislator in different target markets

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RECARO constructs a new logistics centrum with IGZ

05.04.2017 | Schwäbisch Hall

The Recaro Aircraft Seating GmbH & Co. KG will invest about € 13.5 million in the new construction of its logistics centre, which should start production at the end of 2017. The sustained and forecast corporate growth, the process optimisation along the supply chain and an even stronger service orientation to the customer require an expansion of the logistics. The approximately 6,000 square-meter building will arise with the support of IGZ, the SAP EWM general contractor, at the main site in Schwäbisch Hall.  Already in 2014, the decision was made to revamp the logistics of the value-added chain. With IGZ, the well-known manufacturer of aircraft seats teamed up with the necessary competence. After completion of the joint project planning and bidding phase, the Falkenberger SAP part

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