Posts by Arvid Holzwarth:
The 8th Aviation Forum opened its doors on November 6-7. And more than 700 participants attended this 8th event of its kind, hosted again by Airbus CPO Dr Klaus Richter and organized by IPM.
The participating companies – among them airliners, OEMs, suppliers, BDLI, clusters, regional aerospace organizations, service providers and consulting companies – discussed hot topics like globalization, digitization and smart production. Read more
BoostAeroSpace had invited to the 6th BoostAeroSpace Customer Group on October 18th 2018, this time to Paris. Participants who had already arrived the evening before took the opportunity for a joint dinner not too far from La Tour Eiffel. Read more
The Construction Equipment Forum – the first event of its kind.
On October 9, 2018, the IPM Institutes’s Construction Forum opened its doors for the first time to some 200 participants from various disciplines: building companies, OEMs, suppliers, representatives of the scientific community, and service providers. Professor Walther of IPM opened the event with a keynote speech on “Driving the future”, addressing alternative propulsions, automation, digitization, and competition. He emphasized the need to increase at digital competencies in the building equipment industry.
Due to the large number of speeches and talks held, Walther has compiled a subjective selection of what for him were the most prominent presentations and workshops. Read more
Telair CEO Marko Enderlein and his team celebrated the company’s 50th anniversary on July 13, 2018, together with customers, suppliers, business partners as well as political and industry representatives.
The cargo specialist Telair, located in the Bavarian town of Miesbach, Germany, is the world’s leading supplier for cargo handling systems. Among other things, the company manufactures the cargo loading system for the BELUGA transport aircraft, which plays a critical role in Airbus’ internal supply chain. Read more
The location and the timing has changed – but the excellent setup prevailed: this year, the 7th Aviation Forum took off at the beginning of November – this time on the grounds of the Hamburg Trade Fair.
Compared to the previous year, even more exhibitors and visitors attended the leading aerospace event in Germany. The Aviation Forum, organized by the Institute for Production Management (IPM) under the patronage of Klaus Richter, Chief Procurement Officer Airbus, offered an international gathering of speakers and exhibitors from Japan, Russia, Canada, USA, India and Abu Dhabi. Read more
The 2017 BoostAeroSpace Customer Group took off with breaking news no one had on their agenda: the announcement, that Airbus has acquired more than 50 percent of Bombardier’s C-Series program. This could definitely be a game changer for the North-American aerospace market.
The best comes at the end: This statement again came true for the 6th Aviation Forum in Hamburg, as the last but probably best aerospace event of 2016 opened its doors to more than 600 attendees and about 110 partners, sponsors & contributors on December 6th. This event is one of the key platforms for Airbus and its global suppliers, with industry experts attending panel discussions and sharing insights.
Attendees arriving the evening before had the opportunity to visit Hamburg’s Christkindlmarkt, which allowed for networking even prior to the official start of the event. Read more
Supply chain integration is one of the key challenges in the commercial aviation industry. A new textbook titled „Supply Chain Integration Challenges in Commercial Aerospace. A Comprehensive Perspective on the Aviation Value Chain“, introduces successful approaches and strategies to manage these challenges. SupplyOn AirSupply is one of the solutions examined in this textbook. Read more
The Springer Verlag recently published a new textbook on global Supply Chain and Operations Management (SCOM) titled: „Global Supply Chain and Operations Management. A Decision-Oriented Introduction to the Creation of Value”. It was written by the authors Professor Dmitry Ivanov and Professor Alexander Tsipoulanidis of the Berlin School for Economics and Law and Professor Jörn Schönberger of the Dresden Technical University. All aspects of SCOM are covered in over 400 pages and accompanied by a variety of best practice examples, including the AirSupply solution by SupplyOn. Read more