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Joint disc specialist relies on the competence of IGZ’s SAP engineers as general contractors

10/12/2015 | Waldkraiburg

Joint disc specialist relies on the competence of IGZ’s SAP engineers as general contractors The joint disc factory from southern Germany invested a total of about 30 million euros in the extension to its Waldkraiburg factory. In the field of intralogistics, a fully-automated high bay warehouse as well as an innovative tugger train system with automated loading and unloading, among other things, were on the agenda. As general contractor, the SAP EWM general contractor IGZ from Falkenberg was responsible for implementing this uninterrupted total system solution integrated into SAP EWM.Throughout its almost 70 years of existence, today’s Süddeutsche Gelenkscheibenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG (SGF) has become the market leader in the transmission of torques. The portfolio of the family company,

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Pick by Motion used by Krones in Neutraubling

08/12/2015 | Neutraubling

The Krones spare parts centre sends out 4500 products a day. The logistics specialists have clever solutions ready. Prize question for journalists: “Who ensures that you can take yoghurt from the fridge in the morning”, asks Christian Loipeldinger. This could be one of many things, but as a logistics specialist with body and soul, Loipeldinger of course primarily means his profession. At Krones in Neutraubling, the head logistician of the Lifecycle Service Centre (LSC), which has been operating for two years, is not responsible for yoghurt, however. He is responsible for ensuring that in-house technicians as well as customers around the world are supplied with replacement parts - within 24 hours if possible. Loipeldinger, who has an extended title of Head of Intralogistics and Producti

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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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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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Rittal: Demanding retrofit in going concern with IGZ as general contractor

10/08/2015 | Rittershausen

RITTAL, as part of the Friedhelm Loh Group, is among the international market leaders for cabinet and housing systems. At the Rittershausen site RITTAL operates a factory for large cabinets. 600,000 cabinet housings are produced each year over an area of 153,000m² and a production area of 51,500m². With a “retrofit” project, the company decided in 2014 to replace the secondary material flow computer with SAP TRM, as well as modernise the pallets material handling. IGZ realised this project as general contractor.The Friedhelm Loh Group (F.L.G.) operates worldwide with more than 70 subsidiaries and offers products in more than 100 countries. Loh Services is the central service provider of the Friedhelm Loh Group. With more than 10,000 employees, RITTAL is the largest company in the Fri

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New chapter in a story of success

23/06/2015 | Erbendorf

The extension to the company buildings of IGZ Automation GmbH in the industrial park has been completed. As a result, the company almost doubled its office and production areas. 50 additional jobs were created by the measure. The official opening ceremony took place on Friday. The ambitious project could be completed within six months. The business is now provided with an additional area of 450 square metres for offices as well as 250 square metres for production. The new offices are fitted out with the best equipment: The workplaces have electric height-adjustable writing desks, and value was placed on providing the most modern office infrastructure, such as with a network, electric cabling and PC-based telephony about seven kilometres long. The rooms are air-conditioned with a gas heatin

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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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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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Geberit expands its logistics centre

03/01/2015 | Pfullendorf

Geberit International AG, based in Jona, Switzerland, has expanded its logistics capacity in Pfullendorf in southern Germany. According to the sanitary equipment manufacturer, its warehouse areas and picking and shipping zones are no longer sufficient. With the expansion, the company is looking to create space for future growth while introducing innovative technology and further optimising its processes.Geberit will invest around €40 million in the project. The centrepiece of the project would be the expansion and optimisation of long goods storage, the expansion of capacity by a further 18,400 fully automated pallet bays and fully automated storage of 51,500 small containers. The manufacturer has also announced plans for 15 additional loading gates and a new processing facility of aroun

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