Otto Fuchs KG


Common conception of the internal tool making department and the jig manufacturing department of Otto Fuchs

For the project the following steps were performed:

  • Comparison of the two departments in relation to a process analysis as well as an evaluation of synergy potentials
  • Identification of product specific competence fields of the two departments
  • Analysis of the manufacturing process chains and evaluation of the possibility for a segmentation
  • Design of a common strategy for the new department with the internal customers
  • Conception of shop floor layout scenarios for a efficient flow of material
  • Development of a planning framework


    • Evaluated synergy potential for a centralization of the two departments
    • Suitable constructed tool and jig making department with an efficient shop floor layout