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Machine and Plant Construction

Build on the best practices of other industries

Strategy Engineers supports machine and plant construction companies in dealing with challenges across the entire value chain: From questions around market and competitive strategies, to sales, product and technology optimisation, right up to improvements in operational excellence. Wherever it makes sense, we use a wide range of “Best Practices” from the automotive industry that can also be very useful for machine and plant manufacturers.

Our services (selection)

Project examples

Definition of a growth strategy

Customer Problem:
  • A leading mechanical engineering company was not taking full advantage of significant growth in the aerospace customer segment
  • The project objective was the definition of a long-term growth plan to achieve a market share of more than 10%
Strategy Engineers Approach:
  • Analyse the market situation and internal business performance, as well as the company’s internal strengths and weaknesses in terms of the organisation, its products and technological competence
  • Definition of short- and long-term measures as part of a long-term growth strategy
Results:
  • Optimisation of the sales structure and customer prioritisation (especially for Key Accounts)
  • Organisational bundling of aerospace-specific technological competencies
  • Revision of the product development roadmap to fulfil aerospace-specific requirements
  • Achievement of long-term 10% market share objective after just 1.5 years

Strategy development for the automation business

Customer Problem:
  • To support the automotive business, a leading mechanical engineering firm wanted to strengthen its core business through the expansion of its automation offering
  • The goal was the development of a strategy for the profitable expansion of the automation business
Strategy Engineers Approach:
  • Restructuring of the existing automation business
  • Definition of a portfolio strategy for the expansion of the automation business
  • Organisational concept for embedding into the core business
Results:
  • Significant increase in results and revenues for the automation business in the first year after implementation

Increasing profitability in the spare parts business

Customer Problem:
  • A global plant construction firm wanted to increase the operating income contribution of its spare parts business, and simultaneously reduce the amount of capital invested
  • The goal was the optimisation of the spare parts business in terms of operating income contribution and working capital
Strategy Engineers Approach:
  • “Best Practice”-based comparison of all spare parts sites and identification of improvement measures
  • Review of the depot network, as well as the stock management strategy
Results
  • 10% increase in operating income contribution
  • 20% reduction in working capital requirement