INTERNATIONAL STUDY MISSION TO GERMANY::29 July to 3 August 2013, Cologne, Germany.

INTERNATIONAL STUDY MISSION TO GERMANY::29 July to 3 August 2013, Cologne, Germany.
Federal Republic of Germany is the home to a world class research community and technology. Apart from aerospace and automobile the other industrial sectors like electrical engineering, electronics, and equipment manufacturing are growing industries in Germany.  It is the technological motors that drive Germany as a high-tech nation and one which combines all of the key future technologies including electronics, robotics, materials and software.  Most of the world's major manufacturing players and its suppliers have got manufacturing facilities in Germany. In order to understand updated manufacturing technologies and best manufacturing practices at production units and business process areas, TÜV Rheinland is organizing a study mission to Germany from  29 July to 3 August 2013, Cologne, Germany. This is 6th study mission in this series organized by TÜV Rheinland Training and Consulting (India).

In the international arena German companies have an excellent reputation. They represent innovation, quality and cutting-edge technology. Germany is one of the most highly developed and efficient industrial nations

Study Mission Focus:
•   Understand updated manufacturing technologies and best manufacturing practices at production units and business process areas.
•   Technological excellence through innovation and quality management.
•   Observe and learn best manufacturing practices and manufacturing problem solving techniques from major German companies.
•   Visit to major manufacturing companies.
•   Understand collaborative working relationship between major German OEM and their vendors for mutual benefits.
•   International seminar on Reliability engineering and product design, Renewable Energies, Photovoltaic-industry perspective, Energy efficiency in production and data centers, Hybrid
    production technologies,  technological updates on manufacturing excellence etc.
•   Learn and promote quality management system and to enhance ability to solve quality related problems
•   Special session on Excellence Models on Manufacturing, EQA, Mx (Manufacturing)

•   An opportunity to observe manufacturing techniques in action during the factory visits at Germany.
•   Interactive sessions with German senior level management will provide a platform to share views on the directions that need to be taken to achieve excellence.
•   Learning on strategic sourcing process in manufacturing sector.
•   Interaction with major German OEMs and their suppliers to understand the factors how mutually they develop and maintain ongoing business relationship for supplier quality, on-time delivery, costs competitiveness, technological updates, continual improvement and other commitments.
•   Establish international human network: Opportunity to meet other senior/top management, and to establish human network internationally.
•   Program will provide an opportunity to discuss specific problems with expert faculty members who have years of experience in successfully implementing problem solving techniques in companies worldwide
•   Establish self confidence as a leader.

All lectures, discussions and interactions at factories will be conducted in English or German translation into English.

Target Audience
CEOs/ Senior level executives/ HODs / Technical and/or R&D experts from manufacturing sectors like Automobile and aviation manufacturers, Home Appliances, manufacturer of cables and wires, industrial glass and plastic manufacturing, Electronics manufacturing, Engine Manufacturing, Technical experts from Auto components, Machine tools, Machine buildings, aerospace / aircraft engineering, aerospace designing, Young Entrepreneurs/CEOs, Experts from aircraft components industry/technical experts, technical experts from metal/steel industry, SBU Heads or senior executives from electrical and electronic manufacturing companies, consultants, Senior officials from other manufacturing industries, Head of Quality Head of Environment, Health and Safety, R & D, Design and operations from manufacturing companies etc.

Feedback from participants for earlier programs

Tentative programme schedule:

 Sunday, 28th July       Arrival at Frankfurt / Main airport                        Individual transfer by train from Frankfurt International Airport to Cologne
Monday, 29th July TÜV Rheinland
 International seminar and exchange of experiences
 Seminar sessions:

 -  Reliability Engineering and product design
 -  Renewable Energies
 -  Photovoltaic - latest trends
 -  Energy efficiency in production and data centers
 -  Hybrid Production Technologies

 Welcome dinner with German Technical experts
Tuesday, 30th July Company Visits Visit to Mercedes Benz (Düsseldorf)
 -  Shop floor visit at light truck plant (assembly area)
 -  Exchange of experiences

 Visit to BPW, Wiehl OR  Monforts

 BPW: German Axle manufacturer
 Monforts: German Textile machine manufacturer
 -  Shop floor visit at light truck plant
 -  Exchange of experiences
Wednesday, 31th July                Company Visits Visit DEVA-Kunststoff-Technik GmbH
 DEVA Lemgo (injection molded plastic parts for aircraft A 380

 Visit to University of Aaachen, WZL, RWTH Aachen

 Laboratory of tooling machines / production measures / quality / research projects for manufacturing industries
Thursday, 1st August              Company visits Visit to EDAG production solutions
 Engineering, simulation and planning of manufacturing Lines

 EDAG FFT:-  production modules, handling equipment designed for automotive clients
Friday, 2nd August TÜV Rheinland, Cologne Seminar and exchange of experiences
 Excellence Models on Manufacturing, EQA, Mx (Manufacturing), innovation, Quality strategy and concepts, Measuring and testing Summary, final discussions and farewell ceremony
Saturday, 3rd August Individual departure

*Special session for Young CEOs from India- an interactive session at Institute of Production Technology at  University of Aaachen

Delegate Fee: Rs 190,000/- + tax per delegate. (12.36% of service tax extra).

Registration fee will cover:

  • Accommodation (single room - 6 nights) at Hotel Barcelo Cologne City Center
  • Food arrangements (both vegetarian and non-veg menu)
  • Local transport at Germany during the program at Cologne, Factory visits
  • Technical seminar and Networking meeting with German technical  experts.
Invitation letter for VISA will be issued to all the participants by TÜV Rheinland.

Seats are limited to only 15. Registration will be accepted on “First Come - First Served’ basis.

About Us :
TÜV Rheinland (India) Pvt. Ltd. (TÜV) is a member of TÜV Rheinland Group. We are a leading provider of technical services world wide. Founded in 1872 and head quartered in Cologne, the group employs more than 16,000 people in over 500 locations in 65 countries. The Group’s mission and guiding principle is to achieve sustained development of safety and quality in order to meet the challenges arising from the Interaction between man, technology and the environment. We are active in 23 locations in India since 1996. TÜV Rheinland operates in six Business Streams: Industry Services, Mobility, Products, Life Care, Training and Consulting & Systems. TÜV Rheinland Training and Consulting Division started with the goal to impart hands on training on the basis of “Teach Fishing rather than giving a Fish”. We are deeply committed to introduce various concepts in industry and educational sectors in order to promote the Quality practices, enhance efficiency and improve productivity.

Last date for registration 4 July 2013

A certificate of participation will be issued to participants by TÜV Rheinland.


*All delegates are required to complete the registration form in full and return to TUV Rheinland (India) Pvt Ltd before the program. Registration form is enclosed of for reference.

For more details/registration, please contact: 

Siju Nair
TÜV Rheinland - Training & Consulting
Mobile No.: +91 96207 55548 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting +91 96207 55548 FREE  end_of_the_skype_highlighting



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