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Efficient Variant & Complexity Management Automotive and Aerospace/Defense

Managing and simplifying complexities and optimizing variant in product development and portfolios

25. - 27. Jun 2014
Hilton Berlin , Germany


Optional inter-active half-day Workshop on 25th June 2014

Complexity control in a global value chain and coordination of a diversified product range

Moderator: Dr. Martin Becker

Unternehmen: Frauenhofer IESE, Germany

Warum sollten Sie teilnehmen?

Efficient Variant & Complexity Management Automotive and Aerospace/Defense

After four years of successful “Variant Management in Industrial Machinery and Component”, marcus evans is introducing the “Efficient Variant and Complexity Management Automotive and Aerspace/Defense” conference, which will take place on 26th. & 27th June, 2014 at the Hilton Hotel Berlin, Germany.

Aerospace and Automobile customers and consumers all over the world have more product choices than ever. As manufacturer or supplier, this means that the companies are under enormous pressure to deliver high quality and innovative products as efficiently as possible.

At this event both delegates and speakers will discuss current challenges, new approaches and future trends in the field of variant management in the automotive, aerospace and defense. Participants, speakers and business partners will participate in a highly interactive conference with a pre-half-day workshop on 25th. June 2014, case study presentations, panel and roundtable discussions to network, benchmark, exchange experiences, ideas and best practices with each other.

We cordially invite you to take advantage of this event to see how leading companies like Volkswagen, Airframes, McLaren Automotive, Zodiac Aerospace, Johnson Controls, Volvo Trucks, AVL List and many more are using variant and complexity management to not only help themselves address the challenges posed by an increasingly complex and competitive business environment – but use variant and complexity management as a competitive advantage.



  • Variant management in the context of product development processes (Variant Avoidance)
  • Variant management as an interface between the defined market requirements, external complexity and the resulting internal complexity
  • Variant management & internal management of complexity – Optimizing processes between product strategy, product engineering, manufacturing, sales & service
  • Representation of various methods in the treatment of its own product diversity
  • A successful variant management has a positive impact on all company-areas along the product life cycle
  • Unsere Kunden u.a.

    Nordex Energy GmbH, Schäffler Technologie, Schlatter Deutschland, Oystar IWK, Nagel, Autefa Solutions, E&E Automation GmbH, Ammann Schweiz AG, Illig Maschienenbau, Krones AG, Liebherr, Schneck Process GmbH, Wacker Neuson, SMA Solar Technology, Krönert GmbH & Co. KG, Bystronic Maschinenfabrik, KHS GmbH, MAG IAS GmbH, KraussMaffel Technologie, Bosch Rexroth AG, Bühler AG, Schottel GmbH, LISEC Maschinenbau

    Der Veranstalter

    marcus evans ist auf die Recherche und Entwicklung von strategischen Veranstaltungen für Führungskräfte spezialisiert. marcus evans realisiert über unser internationales Netzwerk mit 63 Niederlassungen jährlich über 1000 Veranstaltungstage zu strategischen Themen in den Gebieten Unternehmensfinanzierung, Telekommunikation, Technologie, Gesundheitswesen, Transportwesen, Kapitalmärkte, Personalwesen und Unternehmensverbesserung. marcus evans liefert seinen Kunden insbesondere Wirtschaftsinformationen und Geschäftswissen, welche ihnen ermöglichen, wertvolle Wettbewerbsvorteile nachhaltig zu sichern und steuert damit einen wichtigen Beitrag zum Erfolg bei.

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    Event Partner


    Dr. Gregor Haderer
    Head of Business Unit Complexity Management
    Volkswagen AG, Germany

    Dr. Gerhard Pitz
    Chief Engineer, Management
    Johnson Controls GmbH, Germany

    Peter Munday
    Technical Director
    Airframe Systems Ltd., UK

    Ad Eijkelenboom
    Director Technology & IP
    Zodiac Aerospace, Galleys & Equipment Segment, The Netherlands

    Cem Sapmaz
    Deputy General Manager

    Esteban Herrera
    Director European Product Engineering for Electronics
    Lear Corporation, Spain

    Dr. Henrik Lönn
    Research Engineer, Volvo Group, Advanced Technology and Research
    Volvo Group Trucks Technology, Sweden

    Richard Cobben
    Vice President Technology
    Fokker Aerostructures B.V., The Netherlands


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    Event Kontakt

    Daniel Schuster

    PO Box 24797
    CY-1304 Nicosia

    +357 22 849 308
    Fax: +357 22 859 307