Introduction of SAP MES at MTU

01.02.2024 | Rzeszów

By introducing a future-proof, scalable Manufacturing Execution System (MES), MTU Aero Engines has realized the ideal of the "production of the future".

The new harmonized system landscape and SAP MES-based online order execution ensure simplified, error-free and reliable work steps as well as efficient utilization of production capacities.

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SAP Next Level Intralogistics with IGZ

17.01.2024 | Stuttgart

Automation, sustainability and artificial intelligence are omnipresent topics and have a massive impact on the future viability of supply chains.

LogiMAT, the international trade fair for intralogistics solutions and process management, will address these challenges in 2024 under the motto "Shaping Change Together".

IGZ will be presenting ground-breaking solutions to visitors at two trade fair stands to make the supply chain fit for the future.

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Global SAP EWM roll-out "on track" at Belimo

14.12.2023 | Großröhrsdorf

A global market leader is setting the course for its logistics IT: Belimo Automation AG is rolling out SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) as a global platform to all logistics locations with the SAP engineers at IGZ.

A dedicated template serves as the basis, which was used for the first time in the new service and logistics center in Großröhrsdorf near Dresden.

The template takes into account the functional requirements of other locations so that it can be successively rolled out internationally together with IGZ and independently. A great success: the SAP EWM rollouts are running exactly to the month according to the original schedule. On top of this, a further site was even able to go live.

Founded in Switzerland in 1975, Belimo employs around 2,200 people worldwide and generated sales of around 847 million Swiss francs in 2022. Its product range includes products that can be found in almost every large building: Control…

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Review of the IGZ INNOVATION DAYS 2023

24. - 25.10.2023 | Weiden & Falkenberg

We look back with you on two varied days (October 24 and 25, 2023) entirely dedicated to warehouse, transport and production logistics - the IGZ INNOVATION DAYS!

After an already very successful event premiere last year, we again did everything to ensure that every visitor got his or her money's worth.

In total, we were able to welcome more than 160 visitors.

Day one started with the IGZ Keynote, held by the two managing directors Johann Zrenner and Alfred Meyer, as well as the SAP Keynote by the Vice President and Head of Logistics Product Management at SAP, Jörg Michaelis.

He was followed by inspiring technical presentations from global players such as WAGO, ContiTech, bilstein group, MTU Aero Engines, BHS Global Logistics and the Hoffmann Group. They all presented projects that focused on digitization and increased efficiency.

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IGZ opens Innovative Learning Center of the OTH Amberg-Weiden | Press Release

11.08.2023 | Falkenberg

The IT and logistics company IGZ and the OTH Amberg-Weiden are expanding their cooperation by making Falkenberg an "Innovative Learning Center".

For IGZ Managing Director Johann Zrenner, this is a "stroke of accolade for IGZ and for the partnership between the company and the university.

In the future, there will be even more practice-oriented exchange for and with students on topics such as logistics, Industry 4.0 and AI applications. This strengthens the East Bavarian economy and helps to retain and attract skilled workers in the region.

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Peak performance every second with SAP EWM

25.07.2023 | Gelsenkirchen

Logistics Next Level: Since mid-2022, the bilstein group has been shipping car and commercial vehicle parts all over the world from its new logistics center in Gelsenkirchen. Behind this is a huge, highly automated intralogistics machinery on a floor space of 45,000 m², intelligently managed and controlled by SAP standard software.

The mega project involved a best-of-breed approach, which the spare parts specialist implemented together with IGZ Automation GmbH.

The latter acts as SAP EWM general contractor for the intralogistics, has taken over the logistics planning, consistently implemented the entire mechanics and control technology as well as SAP EWM, and continues to support the plant with an onsite service team after project completion.

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SAP Quality Award for Uhlmann Pac-Systeme

29.06.2023 | Falkenberg & Laupheim

How do you manage to migrate a 3-shift logistics operation with complex processes to SAP EWM S/4HANA in a confined space and optimise the processes at the same time? Uhlmann Pac-Systeme and IGZ had to deal with precisely this and many other questions. The SAP Quality Award, which the packaging specialist based in Laupheim received together with IGZ in the "Business Transformation" category, proves that this can be done successfully. This is already the second SAP Quality Award for IGZ.

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Collaborative packing assistance system saves up to 30 percent shipping volume

26.05.2023 | Falkenberg

An excellent new development: With a sophisticated "human-machine collaboration", the HAWK2 packing assistance system from IGZ has now been able to convince the panel.

The solution has now been awarded the prestigious "German Innovation Award". Like the hawk that gives it its name, HAWK2 keeps an eye on the packaging planning and process in order to achieve the best possible packing results at the workstations.

To achieve this, the system works collaboratively with the packer and enables transport and shipping volume savings of up to 30 percent through optimal calculation of finishing patterns.

Sustainable logistics, energy savings, CO2 minimization of transport volumes and resource conservation are elementary factors of our time and affect both retail companies and industry. IGZ is addressing this issue with an intelligent solution for reducing shipping volumes: The pack assistance system HAWK2 takes over the pre-calculation of…

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Smart technology for well-being - Stiebel Eltron

15.05.2023 | Holzminden

Stiebel Eltron is consistently driving forward the digitalization of its business processes.

By successively introducing the standard software SAP MES as the core of production control, the company is increasing transparency across the entire production process and achieving end-to-end traceability of its products.

Together with intelligent material supply by means of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and robotics integration, the concept of a smart factory is already a reality at Stiebel Eltron.

Since 1924, Stiebel Eltron has combined a pioneering spirit with visionary ideas and is now one of the world's market and technology leaders in the fields of building services and "green" technologies.

With its water heaters, heat pumps, ventilation systems and space heaters, the market leader aims to make a significant contribution to the spread of highly efficient, electricity-based home technologies.

This maxim is currently followed…

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Record attendance at LogiMAT: IGZ again represented with 2 stands

25.-27.04.2023 | Stuttgart

First Hannover Messe, then LogiMAT - this April one leading trade fair followed the next! Our IGZ team was still in action at the Hannover Messe the previous week, until it left for Stuttgart directly afterwards - with the goal of LogiMAT 2023!

The international trade fair for intralogistics solutions and process management took place from April 25 to 27, 2023.

Here we again had the opportunity to talk to visitors about how they take their logistics processes in production & distribution to the next level.

Those who wandered through the exhibition halls did not see double: Because we were at LogiMAT with two booths this year as well: At the booth in hall 1 we were represented with our services as SAP EWM general contractor. And in Hall 8 we were represented vis-à-vis SAP as an SAP partner and holistic contact for Logistics 4.0, based on a complete Digital Supply Chain. An absolute highlight was the newly conceived and designed…

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