News about IGZ

12.07.2017 (BERICAP)

12.07.2017

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

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

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

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

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

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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30.03.2017

30.03.2017

The course is a module within the framework of the SAP Factory project (project management: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Günter Kummetsteiner), with whom a teaching and research platform for the integrative imaging of operating core functions is being created at the OTH Amberg-Weiden, making use of the market-leading ERP system SAP.  The objective of the course is the acquisition of basic knowledge in designing and developing of modern business administration SAP applications with the programming language ABAP. Secure handling with the integrated SAP development environment and the application of the programming language ABAP or ABAP Objects are learned directly on an SAP system ECC 6.07 through detailed exercises in group and individual work.  In this semester, 16 students from various Weide

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15.03.2017

15.03.2017

At the beginning, a guided tour through the SIEMENS appliances factory impressively showed how far the implementation of Industry 4.0 has come. Subsequently, the presentation of the guest honour, Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Johann Hofmann, of the Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen, illustrated the past for a while. His speech started with the punched strip and ended with the Cloud. When looking back, the topic of computer integrated manufacturing (CIM) was also mentioned, which already reverberated through the industry 30 years ago - first approach for the factory of the future.  CIM did not prevail, but Hofmann continues to work on the idea. In 20 years of detailed work, the engineer has developed a revolutionary, industry-proven solution: the assistance system "ValueFactoring", that controls data and i

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08.03.2017 (ZF)

08.03.2017

The division of industrial technology of from ZF Friedrichshafen AG has increased warehousing performance by introducing central warehousing and automation of logistics at the Passau site. Even more ambitious goals, such as significant reduction of recovery times, were surpassed by far with IGZ support.  As the airship pioneer Ferdinand von Zeppelin established a "Zahnradfabrik" in 1915, he thus laid the foundation for a modern multi-billion company with approximately 230 locations worldwide. The division Industrial Technology that bundles all activities for applications "off the road" in the ZF Friedrichshafen AG is coordinated from Passau. Gearboxes and axles for land and construction machinery, propulsion technologies for truck and rail - and special-purpose vehicles are developed

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28.02.2017 (Linde)

28.02.2017

Future-oriented storage building | Linde Hydraulics has invested in a new major works at the site of Aschaffenburg in order to open up innovation opportunities and growth potential faster and more effectively in future. The innovative integrated central warehouse for production supply started its operation early August 2016 (Figure 1). The implementation was under the responsibility of IGZ, the SAP EWM general contractor from Falkenberg/Upper Palatinate. The performance package of the Upper Palatinate encompassed also planning tailored to individual customer requirements and design, the turnkey supply and installation of equipment, as well as the Siemens TIA control engineering tailored to SAP in addition to the SAP EWM warehouse management software and MFS material flow control.Linde Hydr

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