Cases

We serve all sorts of companies from all parts of the supply chain. From machine producers over toolmakers, Tier2 & Tier1 to OEMs. Our typical client has a turnover from 100 million euro to 1 billion euro. Being an international positioned company we are able to support companies from all over the world, in their quest to access new markets or segments.

EXTRACTED REFERENCES & MERITS:
MARKET RESEARCH

  • 2011: European aluminum cylinder head market analysis executed for a German aluminum foundry.
  • 2015: Top 15 European automotive aluminum permanent mold foundries were detected and analyzed for a German aluminum foundry.
  • 2015: Global cast aluminum / magnesium output allocated by regions, processes and segments from 2000 – 2016.  The study was executed for one of the world’s leading tradeshow organizers. 
  • 2015: Global aluminum rim / wheels market analysis was executed for a leading producer of forged aluminum rims.
  • 2015: Leading Japanese aluminum foundry ordered NAFTA market analysis for automotive BIW cast aluminum applications. Study also incl. a competitor analysis
  • 2016: The market potential in NAFTA within automotive BIW & suspension applications, were analyzed for a German aluminum extruder.
  • 2016: Global snapshot analysis of the automotive CFRP market for a Chinese electronic applications manufacturer. The study incl. global demand, market shares, supply chain & technology overview.
  • 2016: NAFTA automotive sunroof analysis
  • 2017: Analysis of the 20 global biggest alloy rim / wheels Tier1 was executed for a leading  producer of welding equipment
  • 2018: BEV & automatic driving with the influences about light weighting, materials, …
  • 2018: Market size, potential, technologies, materials, players, influencing criteria about CMS [Crash Management Systems] front & rear in China 2030
  • 2018: Market size, potential, technologies, materials, players, influencing criteria about Subframes [Engine cradles] front & rear in China  NA – Europe 2030
  • 2018: Market size, potential, technologies, materials, players, influencing criteria about Battery Trays [lower part of the battery housing] for NEV [PHEV = Plug-In Electric Vehicle and BEV = Battery Electric Vehicle] front & rear in China 2030
  • 2018: Foundry equipment market size and potential for cast steel and cast gray iron in SA – NA – EU28 – RUSSIA
  • 2019: Foundry database / market intelligence about impregnating/sealing for e.motor housing for a midsized UK based global acting metal processing & equipment group
  • 2019: Aluminum & steel light weighting BIW tendencies at European premium OEM, focused on Germany and its Tier1. Executed for a large global acting Japanese Tier1
  • 2019: For a Japanese metal & investment group a Roof Railing market research in EU28 – Thailand – Vietnam – China – S.Korea
  • 2019: For an US based global mold and tool lubricant executed a strategic paper about the global mega trends and its business impacts
  • 2019: Native Chinese & Japanese OEM analysis & outlook about Battery Trays, Subframes & Body structures in HPDC aluminum & magnesium for a Suisse group
  • 2020: EU28+ market intelligence battery trays, body in white with trends in global architectures, crash management systems and suspension components for a global Japanese supplier
  • 2020: CO2 footprint analysis of European leading foundry equipment suppliers for a large Japanese automotive OEM

EXTRACTED REFERENCES & MERITS:
MARKET DEVELOPMENT

  • 1995 – 2018: Market development for the largest AL extruder in the automotive market
  • 2002 – 2005: W.L. GORE Market Development active / passive climate seats in cars
  • 2005 – 2014: Global market development Kruse Chemie with OEM, Tier1 & distributor for the urea [AdBlue] filling and re-filling devices incl. the engineering to reduce NOx
  • 2009 – 2013: Global market development for KSM Casting with Japanese and Korean OEM and selected Tier1 focused on chassis and suspension
  • 2013 – 2014: Global market development Otto Fuchs for 3D seamless extruded and high strength pipes in the O&G, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, Accumulator, …
  • 2013 – xxxx: NAFTA market development of an automotive aluminum system supplier
  • 2015 – 2016: Japan OEM market development in the triad for Bharat Forge
  • 2015 – 2017: PRESS METAL [a Malaysian Chinese aluminum extruder] continental Europe market development for in the non-automotive market mainly
  • 2015 – xxxx: NAFTA market development for a German Tier II aluminum fabricator
  • 2017 – 2018: Global market development for a German highly technology leading electron beam welding manufacturer and contract welder
  • 2017 – 2018: European market development for a Taiwanese aluminum forging public listed company, automotive focused
  • 2018 – 2019: Interim CSO surface first class automotive system supplier
  • 2020 – 2020: Global project, business, market development hydro forming for an East German automotive supplier
  • 2020 – 2xxx: SYBAC European project business market development of large area PV Carports
  • 2021 – 2xxx: PRESS METAL [a Malaysian Chinese aluminum extruder] Southeast ASIAN Automotive business & market development
  • 2021 – 2xxx: North American business & market development in automotive and non-automotive applications for an Italo-American aluminum die caster

EXTRACTED REFERENCES & MERITS:
ROADSHOWS & EVENTS

  • 2008: Light Weighting Roadshow at VW in WOB & DAIMLER in SiFi with KSM, FWB, LEIBER, NEUMAN, SAPA, RAUFOSS
  • 2009: Light Weighting Roadshow at DAIMLER in SiFi, FORD in Cologne, OPEL in Ruesselsheim, MAGNA in St. Valentin & Graz with KSM, RWTH Aachen, FWB, IAMT, IFAM, HERBST
  • 2010: Light Weighting Roadshow at AUDI in Neckarsulm & Ingolstadt, BOSCH in Feuerbach, DAIMLER in SiFi, Ford in Cologne with KSM, RHEINFELDEN Alloys, IFAM, IAMT, FWB
  • 2011: Carbon Composite Roadshow https://vimeo.com/79304087 at AUDI Neckarsulm & Ingolstadt, MAGNA in Graz, BMW in Munich, DAIMLER in SiFi, PORSCHE in Weissach and Carbon Composite Congress in Augsburg with 3B FIBREGLASS; GFM; KRAIBURG; LIBA; MITSUBISHI; MOMENTIVE; SAERTEX
  • 2011: Light Weighting Roadshow at BMW in Munich, AUDI in Ingolstadt, DAIMLER in SiFi, OPEL in Ruesselsheim, ZF in Stemwede-Dielingen with KSM, HYDRO Extrusion, Hydro Rolling, RHEINFELDEN, IAMT, IFAM
  • 2012: Light Weighting Technology Pavilion at SAE in Detroit Cobo Center with IXETIC, RHEINFELDEN, KIENLE+SPIESS/SUMITOMO, KSM, KIPP
  • 2012: Light Weighting Roadshow at HONDA in Swindon, JLR in Gaydon, NISSAN in Cranfield, DAIMLER in SiFi, BMW in Munich, PORSCHE in Weissach & OPEL in Ruesselsheim with HYDRO, KSM, RHEINFELDEN, IFAM, IAMT, IMPERIA
  • 2012: Light Weighting Roadshow at MAGNA in Graz, AUDI in Ingolstadt, DAIMLER in SiFi, BMW in Munich, JLR in Gaydon with ALERIS, BHARAT FORGE, FINOBA, MARTINREA HONSEL
  • 2013: Light Weighting Roadshow at PORSCHE in Weissach, DAIMLER/SMART in SiFi, AUDI in Ingolstadt with ALERIS, AHC
  • 2013: Light Weighting Technology Pavilion at SAE in Detroit Cobo Center with KSM, RHEINFELDEN Alloys, KIENLE+SPIESS/SUMITOMO, BOELLHOFF
  • 2013: OEM in-house tech meetings at NISSAN in Farmington Hills, MI, HONDA in Ohio, TOYOTA in MI with KSM, WKW, RHEINFELDEN
  • 2013: Light Weighting Roadshow at PORSCHE in Weissach, DAIMLER in SiFi, BMW in Munich, AUDI in Ingolstadt with KSM, RHEINFELDEN, SAPA, IFAM, BOELLHOFF
  • 2014: Technology Roadshow at AUDI in Ingolstadt, DAIMLER in Ulm & SiFi, OPEL in Ruesselsheim, FORD in Cologne with CONSTELLIUM, MOMENTIVE, RHEINFELDEN Alloys, BROEKELMANN, KSM, AMERICAN AXLE
  • 2014: OEM in-house tech meetings at MAZDA in Hiroshima, TOYOTA in Toyota-cho, HONDA in Tochigi, SUBARU in Ota-cho, ISUZU in Fujisawa-shi, JTEKT in Nara, AISIN in Kariya, CALSONIC KANSEI in Saitama-shi with BHARAT FORGE, GIANT and OTTO FUCHS
  • 2014: Light Weighting Technology Pavilion at SAE in Detroit Cobo Center with KSM, RHEINFELDEN Alloys, KIENLE+SPIESS/SUMITOMO, KIPP, SCHOCK METAL
  • 2014: Europe Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium 2014 in Duesseldorf
  • 2015 NA Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium in Detroit
  • 2015: Light Weighting Technology Pavilion at SAE in Detroit Cobo Center with KSM, RHEINFELDEN Alloys, KIENLE+SPIESS/SUMITOMO, KIPP, SCHOCK METAL
  • 2015: Asia Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium in Shanghai
  • 2016: Light Weighting Technology Pavilion at SAE in Detroit Cobo Center with KSM, RHEINFELDEN Alloys, KIENLE+SPIESS/SUMITOMO, KIPP, SCHOCK METAL
  • 2016: Asia Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium  in Shanghai
  • 2017: Light Weighting Technology Pavilion at SAE in Detroit Cobo Center with KIPP, RHEINFELDEN Alloys, NIKKEI MC, KIENLE+SPIESS/SUMITOMO, PRO-BEAM
  • 2018: Light Weighting Technology Pavilion at SAE in Detroit Cobo Center with KIPP, AMT Die Casting, RHEINFELDEN Alloys, NIKKEI MC, UNITED STARS ADVANCED MAT., AMALGA Composites, HYCAL, ACE, GF LINAMAR, KAMAX, SALYAM, LIGHTMAT, IMA
  • 2019: Light Weighting Technology Pavilion at SAE in Detroit Cobo Center with KIPP, AMT Die Casting, RHEINFELDEN Alloys, NIKKEI MC, ACE, KAMAX, IMA

EXTRACTED REFERENCES & MERITS:
STRATEGIC LOCALIZATION

  • 2006 – 2014: Projection, execution and operation about  and in the name and order of  14 Kruse Chemie JVs. De-solving, tank storage and delivery of fully truck loads to re-seller and OEM with AdBlue / DEF / UREA in NAFTA and Brazil. Further handling the spare part warehouse in Detroit
  • 2011 – 2011 Research about the production project partnership of an European automotive group for a potential NAFTA partner about aluminum sub frames [cradles]
  • 2013 – 2015: Entire localization, from site selection to turn-key building for a German premium Tier 1 in Mexico to ensure the supply to AUDI and CADILLAC
  • 2014 – 2014: First validation and selection about a localization in China for a German Tier 1 and its sister company, engaged in general engineering
  • 2014 – 2014: Aluminum extrusion supplier assessment for German Tier1
  • 2012 – 2019: Validation, selection and execution phase to localize a Norwegian – Austrian Group in Mexico
  • 2014 – 2015: First localization study incl. mid term profit & loss statement  about potential localization in Germany for a Malaysian- Chinese Aluminum Group
  • 2015 – 2017: Project management support for the on-site installation of the fuel tank farm at AUDI Mexico for a German liquid & fluid storage equipment manufacturer
  • 2015 – 2018: After sales service for a German CNC tool supplier in USA and MEX
  • 2016 – 2019: Mexico localization of tool rework center for German Tool maker
  • 2016 – 2017: M&A target analysis and execution for a 20% invest in a technology leading aluminum forming company by a Japanese
  • 2018 – xxxx: Localization of a family owned innovative automotive light weighting company in the southern united states, driven by BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen
  • 2018 – 2018: Selling a 10 Mill Euro real estate “high pressure die casting” facility in China with an area 700 a [ 70K sqm / 753,498 sq. ft ] and 12K sqm production & office
  • 2018 – 2018: Individualized foundry databases for a US based global transmission system tier1 to support the supply chain
  • 2018 – 2019: Individualized foundry databases for three global leading HPDC groups based in MEX, US and GER as M&A target market intelligence
  • 2018 – 2019: Individualized foundry databases for a Japanese based metal processing group and strategic investor for M&A reason
  • 2018 – 2019: Interim COO in MEX to re-organize / -structure an aluminum extruder and the improvement of productivity incl. quality
  • 2019 – 2019: Global M&A JV aluminum forger target analysis for an Indian client
  • 2019 – 2019: EU28+ hidden champion M&A list AL & ST subframe supplier for a Japanese global metal processing group
  • 2019 – 2019: EU28+ M&A list automotive structures for a Japanese global supplier
  • 2020 – 2021: EU27+ M&A from longlist to on-site pre due diligence for a multi billion USD Japanese treading and metal house

Interim Plant Management


Asia Automotive Lightweight Supply-Chain Symposium 2016


N. America Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium 2015


Asia Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium 2015


Europe Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium 2014


Japanese OEM In-House Tech Meetings Nov 2014


ALUMAG® Transmission Roadshow July 2014


ALUMAG® AL & MG Roadshow Oct. 2013


ALUMAG® AL & MG Roadshow Mar. 2013


ALUMAG® AL & MG Roadshow Oct. 2012