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Read here about the things that move us and your industry. Our selection of news will keep you up to date about people, projects and the latest issues of interest.

September 27, 2022 News Germany

Right in the middle instead of just on the sidelines. 

The best proof of the effectiveness of Lean Management are the companies that have successfully implemented lean and are continuously developing it. Getting a look at and exchanging ideas with the best in the industry is one of the most sustainable ways to kick-start your own improvement process or revitalize it with fresh ideas.  

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August 2, 2022 Global news, News USA

Being one step ahead of the next crisis: Setting up supply chains to be failsafe globally / Staufen is strengthening its foothold in the USA 

In the wake of the global crises, even serious voices are now questioning globalization. Yet fragile supply chains and unstable markets, in general, should not curtail global economic interdependencies. Quite the opposite: Companies seeking a multinational supply chain can successfully protect themselves against outside impacts. This is why the Staufen business consultancy focuses specifically on regionally anchored experts that maintain an international perspective.

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Management Dialog
July 29, 2022 News Germany

Time to take a “green” view of the future

In the evening of the 14th July everything in Schloss Köngen was set to “green”: the STAUFEN MANAGEMENT DIALOG, this time the industry meeting for mechanical and plant engineering focused on the strategic integration of sustainability as an opportunity to increase future viability and competitiveness.

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July 19, 2022

Smart business: The German Industry 4.0 Index for digitized products and services increased significantly 

More and more companies are digitizing their products and services or even developing complete 4.0 business models. This is the result of the “German Industry 4.0 Index 2022” from business consultancy Staufen. Compared to the pre-Corona year 2019, the index increased from 32 to 44 points in the Smart Business category. More than 350 top executives of German companies were interviewed for the survey. 

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Food Club
June 27, 2022

Baker, baker, bake me a cake. With lean in the recipe.

Fair trade, bio, green food, meat substitutes, zero waste: Consumers’ demand for higher product quality is on the rise. The 5th Food Club in Cologne provided honest discussion in the food industry. 32 participants took the opportunity for 1.5 days to make new contacts and discuss current developments and future-oriented solutions for the industry.

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June 21, 2022 News Germany, News Germany

Mechanical and plant engineering still fails to tap potential in the area of conflict between ecology and economy / Only one in four companies sees itself as a green pioneer – Study

Nine out of ten companies from Germany’s second largest industry sector still have ecological potential according to the latest study “Green Transformation in Mechanical and Plant Engineering”. Although everyone at executive level agrees that a green future will secure business success, only 23 percent of those surveyed see themselves as pioneers in terms of sustainability. For the study, business consultancy Staufen surveyed more than 150 companies from the German mechanical and plant engineering sector.

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Blog

In our blog you will find insightful articles about the topics that drive us: Lean Management, Organizational Development, Digitalization, …

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Podcast

In times of rapid, sometimes even disruptive change, an organization’s ability to adapt and change is the success factor par excellence. Without a finely tuned culture of change that promotes a pioneering spirit and personal responsibility, it will not be possible to successfully anticipate future developments. In our podcast, business leaders and innovators discuss the challenges ahead as well as new ways and opportunities to flexibly adapt to them.

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Staufen Magazine A journal for change.

Successful companies are future-oriented and anticipate major upheavals of tomorrow. With our magazine, we offer orientation and show how companies can overcome the challenges of widely diversified supply chains or the establishment of sustainable processes.

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