12.10.2022 - Day 1
Until 08:30 Individual arrival in Böblingen

09:00 am - Visit 1
Factory 56 Sindelfingen

13:30 - Visit 2
SEW-Eurodrive GmbH & Co KG

Afterwards transfer to the hotel, joint dinner and overnight stay

**10/13/2022 - Day 2
Until 08:30 a.m. transfer from the hotel to Pfronten

09:00 a.m. - Visit 3

Afterwards transfer to Tettnang

15:00 h - Visit 4
Ifm electronic GmbH

Afterwards transfer back to Böblingen and common conclusion


1.890 Euro plus VAT incl. bus transfer, lunch, break catering and one overnight stay

Lena Schnell


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On a two-day tour, you will visit various digital transformation pioneers with other executives and us and learn how the Smart Factory as a tool for Operational Excellence is transforming the factory and business operations. You will experience first-hand how other companies are treading the path of Digital Transformation and how their effectiveness & efficiency has increased by extending Lean thinking with digital technologies. The direct comparison and discussion with other participants will give you an orientation on how to start the Digital Transformation in your company and how to follow the path to the Smart Factory.

Management, middle and senior executives from production and production-related IT and sales departments.

SEW Eurodrive

SEW Eurodrive moves the world! As an international market leader in the field of drive technology and drive automation, SEW's motors, gear units, electric motors and associated services can be found in everything from airport logistics to the industrial process industry.

At SEW Eurodrive, you will experience the continuous development from Lean Excellence to Digital Excellence: With a clear vision and people at the heart of everything.

Sales: €3.1 billion / Employees: 19,000

DMG Mori

DMG MORI continues to drive the future fields of automation, digitalization and sustainability! With its core business of turning and milling machines, advanced technologies and additive manufacturing, DMG MORI is one of the world's leading manufacturers of machine tools.

Erfahren Sie, wie DMG MORI Produktionsprozesse mit individuell erstellten industriellen Low Code-Applikationen digitalisiert und so die Bedürfnisse und Wünsche der eigenen Mitarbeiter immer im Fokus hat.

Turnover: €2.0 billion / Employees: 6,800

Mercedes Benz

Mercedes Benz Group AG is one of the most successful automotive companies in the world. With Factory 56, the company embodies new standards for automotive construction and makes a clear commitment to Germany as a business location.

At Factory56, you will gain insights into modern automobile production and the creation of vehicles according to individual customer wishes with maximum flexibility and using the latest technology

Turnover: 167.97 MRD € / Employees: 172,000

ifm electronics

Ifm Electronics contributes to improving the living and working conditions of all people. To this end, ifm develops innovative Industry 4.0 solutions and corresponding software and cloud products to make existing company processes digitally usable.

At ifm electronic you will see a comprehensive digitalization of the entire value chain. Starting with digital shopfloor management, through worker assistance systems, to autonomous production supply.

Sales: €1.2 billion / Employees: 8,100

What participants say

"Very many suggestions, very practical, very open companies that are not afraid to answer all questions honestly.
"The diverse impressions need to be sorted and prioritized. My company should set out more urgently on the path toward digitization."
"Very good that the staff spoke very frankly from the field!"

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