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IGZ founders Zrenner and Gropengießer receive state medal for special services

28.11.2016

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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IGZ at the s.Oliver Family Day 2016

16.11.2016

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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s.Oliver: With SAP, EWM is achieving the highest level of throughput in textile distribution

08.12.2016

As one of the most successful fashion and lifestyle companies in Europe, s.Oliver is represented in its own shops on more than 7,500 m² of retail space. s.Oliver stores and processes approximately 90 million items a year at nine logistics sites (four logistics centres operated by service providers).The optimal warehouse management solution for this is the standard software SAP EWM - to represent efficient and even more efficient logistics processes on the proven SAP SCM platform. s.Oliver draws on the advantages of a holistic SAP system integration in order to efficiently meet the existing requirements of customers and stores.s.Oliver Bernd Freier GmbH & Co. KG is a “Global Fashion & Lifestyle” company with over 7,200 employees worldwide. The brands comma, s.Oliver, s.Oliver Premium,

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Significantly simplified: food manufacturer Zentis relies on SAP manufacturing solution in production

08.12.2016

The first use of SAP Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence (SAP MII) at Zentis in Aachen was given the title “vertical integration”. In addition to the replacement and integration of proprietary systems, as well as online data collection, the goal for the containers, which represent a central property of the Zentis business, was to implement a clear simplification and automation of the various process steps and the associated booking processes.Through SAP MII, the Container Logistics System (CLS) achieves successful improvements in container availability locally, in a site and customer-specific way. A transparent and integrated tracking of the container content, from filling to the customer, improves the ability to deliver. The mapping of the life of the individual container now f

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An IT company from Oberpfalz makes Germany’s large corporations fit for Industry 4.0

07/04/2016 | Falkenberg

“We are not taking jobs from people, but providing intelligent support”, Zrenner believes. The objectives are to increase quality and to increase production output by between 5 and 10 per cent when using the same machines and number of staff. Returns on investments are usually achieved in just 2 to 5 years, whereby the costs for the digital conversion are between 0.5 and 2 million euros, depending on the project. “With this increase in productivity, the German corporations are far ahead of the international competition. Other countries envy us and even the USA is lagging behind”, says Zrenner. The technological networking makes permanent production easier and more cost-effective. Johann Zrenner confirms to our magazine an “extremely high demand” for this IT service: “Industry

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General contractor IGZ realises project for ebm-papst

15/02/2016 | Mulfingen

Distribution centre for a global player ebm-papst establishes a new distribution centre which will in future function as the central hub for global distribution of the ventilator manufacturer’s products. In the intralogistics centre, the company relies on SAP EWM and the competences of IGZ as Logimat issuer and SAP EWM general contractor. As a leading innovator for ventilators and motors, ebm-papst has a suitable solution ready for practically every task in ventilation and driver technology. The product range, with more than 15,000 items, is used in numerous industries, such as ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration technology, household appliances, heating technology, IT and telecommunications as well as passenger vehicle and utility vehicle technology. The group of companies c

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SAP EWM general contract IGZ at the LogiMAT 2016

01/02/2016 | Stuttgart

Using the motto "SAP, SPS and mechanics - everything from the same source” SAP EWM general contractor IGZ from Falkenberg presents its comprehensive range of services for SAP EWM complete integration of intralogistics facilities and systems at the LogiMAT 2016. In doing so, IGZ covers all phases of a project - from SAP strategy consulting to non-proprietary planning, project development, SAP software implementation and installation of the mechanics, up to complete start-up as well as follow-up support. This integral GU service package is targeted at building clients and plant operators which rely on a higher SAP integration.

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