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Smart data, artificial intelligence and self-learning machines give mechanical engineering an enormous boost in the direction of Smart Factory and Industry 4.0. Fully automatic control and networking of machines are among the core tasks in many companies. ROI-EFESO supports companies in the mechanical and plant engineering industry in the digitalization of their value chains, the development of new business models, operational excellence and the creation of a global footprint. ROI-EFESO´s customers include leading companies in mechanical engineering and plant construction.

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ROI-EFESO supports its customers in plant construction and mechanical engineering throughout all phases of industrial value creation. Starting with network and site planning to ensure a competitive global footprint, through optimization of existing processes in development, production and logistics, to digital transformation of production systems and development of smart products and services. In addition to Operational Excellence programs and projects to increase performance and optimize costs, this also includes, for example, the adaptation of production systems to the changed variant mix or the introduction of timing and flow principles for large assemblies. In order to harness the potential of digitisation, ROI-EFESO advises its customers on the planning and introduction of Lean Digital and Industry 4.0 technologies, process design for S/4Hana or the development of smart products and services.


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The ROI-EFESO OPEX model: activate the forces of excellence. You learn from mistakes. It is important that continuous improvement is the result. In industry, this is targeted as "Operational Excellence", or OPEX for short. Instead of resorting to off-the-shelf solutions, companies should develop their own strategies here - like the group from the steel industry, which successfully used the OPEX model from ROI-EFESO in its plants.

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Good balance sheets can create comfort zones. Respond to attacks from competitors? Restructuring and cost reduction in mechanical engineering: Mastering the turnaround. A plant and mechanical engineering company had to ensure its competitiveness. ROI-EFESO identified all the adjustment screws for the necessary changes at a production site in Germany and got the turnaround going with a multi-layered restructuring approach.

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In China, the "made in Germany" label stands for innovative strength, quality and a high level of development competence on the part of the manufacturers. A textile machine manufacturer wanted to reduce the variance and complexity within the product portfolio. The main goals: reducing costs and strengthening the position in the Chinese market. With the China expertise of ROI-EFESO, a solid, regional supplier network was created in a short time.

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Whether in the automotive, mechanical engineering or consumer goods industry: Quality problems are treacherous. If they remain undetected or ignored, they already cost a lot of money. In order to bring quality management to a new level of performance, the right combination of proven measures and new technologies must be found. With the lean supply chain management approach from ROI-EFESO, companies can develop in many ways in terms of quality.

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An automotive supplier improved the transparency of work and organizational processes in a production plant for dashboards. With a "Digital Process Twin" from ROI-EFESO, the company reduced the reject rate and made improvement potentials in its value creation networks visible.

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Shaping the factory of the future with Lean 4.0. How can lean principles be combined with the technologies and possibilities of networked digitization in value creation networks? By further qualifying employees to become decision-makers. The ROI-EFESO certification program for "Lean Digital Manager" shows how digitalization of lean production works. To do this, it combines strategies with Industry 4.0 technologies.