Operations - R&D

Product developments and innovations are necessary to achieve organic growth and economic prosperity. They can be seen as a key success factor for differentiation in markets. Companies are faced with increasing cost pressure in the global competition. This makes it necessary, to design product-typologies, systems, products and processes that ensure competitive cost level, even in the early stage of the product-life-cycle. The questions of high efficiency and effectiveness along development projects must be answered.

Often underestimated is the topic of complexity management. To avoid, to reduce or to control complexity are the central approaches to reduce complexity. The organizational link of R&D activities with the strategic purchasing processes, logistic processes and value adding processes enables organizations to reach unused performance potentials and savings.

  • Product analysis, concurrent engineering, reverse engineering
  • Value analysis
  • Product benchmarking
  • Complexity measurement
  • Analysis of variants
  • Product systems, platform concepts
  • Complexity management
  • Project selection, effectiveness in R&D
  • Project management in R&D
  • Distributed product development
  • Balanced scorecard in R&D
  • Creativity teams, simultaneous engineering

  • Strategy R&D SupplyChain Purchasing Production Distribution

    Impulses for change in an organization can be various: New business models, new markets, innovations, mergers, other competitors, crises or changes in general conditions, etc. A regular review of the own positioning in the market or the functions in an organization prevent from radical adjustments, or such, which are too late. It is one central approach to align organizations to the according business processes.

    Competitive costs and prices, excellent quality, high delivery service levels, low working capital and high productivity are typical targets of optimization projects along value chains. "Operational Excellence" is a key in order to compete in international markets. Operations Management can be used as a general term for production, logistics, services and supply chain management.

    Digital change is not a short-term trend, but the path to a new industrial age. The economy and society are faced with a profound change, comparable to the first industrial revolution. This is accompanied by other mega-trends such as electromobility, climate change or the energy demand.

    Enovis offers a purchasing tool, which allows your company to support selected strategic purchasing processes and activities. The platform is web-based. It is not necessary to install a software for a user. The solution is made available to the users at his workplace via a secure internet connection.


    Reverse auctions can be ssen as a successful concept of the early digitization of purchasing processes. Auctions in purchasing create new markets, increase transparency in pricing and objectivize purchasing decisions. But also in the context of classic bidding procedures auction platforms are indispensable.


    The main expertise and know-how are operations, organization and digitization. In the field of operations, specifically in purchasing, logistics and supply chain management (SCM). In the field of organization in process optimization and organizational development. In the area of digitization, these core competencies are linked to the design of new digital processes and structures for innovative business models.
    Performance and goal-oriented project management completes the profile of Enovis as a reliable realization partner.