Value stream and assembly planning

Wertstrom- und Montageplanung
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Create efficient manufacturing and assembly processes

Manufacturing company customers increasingly demand small batches and large numbers of variants with short delivery times. To meet these requirements, efficient production planning, production-related IT and suitable ERP systems, a transparent lean system and optimized assembly processes are needed.

At Fraunhofer IAO, we help companies to optimize all processes, from order to delivery, and align ourselves consistently with customer needs. With our value stream engineering methods, we

  • analyze all processes within the value chain,
  • identify areas for improvement,
  • create an optimization plan in workshops together with the client, and
  • systematically implement the measures in close cooperation with the client.

Our particular focus is on the assembly process. We develop customized solutions for economically efficient assembly structures and a lean materials provision. We also work closely with our client to design low-waste and ergonomic assembly workspaces. How individual solutions for innovative assembly systems might look can be seen in our model factory.

Would you like your production to be economical, flexible and customer-oriented too? You can benefit from our expertise!

Further information



Model Factory

A Model Factory was set up at the Fraunhofer IAO in which innovative assembly systems for small and medium-volume products can be practically tested at first hand.


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