Jan Rey, M.Sc. RWTH
Workgroup Leader
Cluster Produktionstechnik 3A 358
Tel.: +49 241 80-28104
Fax: +49 241 80-22293


Research Group
Technology Planning


The working group technology planning at the chair for manufacturing technology is engaged in the generation, evaluation and optimization of technology chains. The group reveals unemployed potentials through the analysis of function oriented product properties and present technological expertises, which enable the holistic optimization or the redesign of technology chains.  


Technology Screening

With a systematic technology screening we support you in sustaining and strengthening your competitiveness. more...



Technology Chain Design

A holistic technology chain design creates innovative solutions for manufacture-related problems. more...



Technology Evaluation

We support you in your selection process of suitable manufacturing technologies with a multidimensional technology evaluation. more...



Life Cycle Assessment in Technology Planning

With a life cycle assessment under consideration of the manufacturing technologies deployed, resource efficient technology chains can be designed. more...



Multi Technology Platforms

The integration of multiple different manufacturing technologies on a multi technology platform requires new evaluation concepts. more...



Ramp-up Management

In order to optimize production ramp-ups, we deal with the evaluation of manufacturing technologies considering ramp-up specific boundary conditions. more...



Technology Planning in Medical Engineering

The field of medical engineering is characterized by strict legal requirements and an increasing cost pressure, which demands an adapted product and process design. more...




The employees of the group technology planning introduce themselves. more...