Project example - Benchmarking of the capabilities of the South African tooling industry
The target of this project was the benchmarking of the capabilities of the South African tooling industry.
For this purpose the following steps were performed:
- Identification of approx. 40 representative companies for the South African tooling industry
- Design and distribution of a standardized questionnaire validated in the German tooling industry
- On-site auditing of organizational and technological capabilities to verify data in questionnaire
- Quantitative evaluation of the capabilities of all companies and the South African industry
- Derivation of action fields for the future improvement of the capabilities of the companies and the industry
The results of this project were at the one hand a detailed quantitative evaluation of the capabilities of the South African industry and on the other hand the development of defined action fields for the future improvement of the capabilities of the South African industry.