Future-proof production through efficient processes

Future-proof factories utilize value-added processes that create an ideal balance between quality, on-time delivery and costs.

Our ambition is to make our clients’ production efficient, secure, flexible, and sustainable. We offer cross-industry planning and consulting services in this quest. Our holistic range of services form the core of our teamwork, covering a range of factors designed to ensure success for our clients.

Added value

Holistic view of the supply and value chain


Sound decision-making based on data-driven analysis and process expertise


Cross-industry transfer of best practices from mechanical and plant engineering, food, catering, pharmaceutical and life sciences, medical technology, automotive, consumer goods and healthcare


Consistent focus on lean principles and creating value


Extensive expertise in the fields of GMP, hygiene, safety, and the environment


Efficient and secure planning and communication among specialist planners through utilizing 3D models and BIM data


In-depth IT and digitalization expertise and experience


Reduction of friction and interface losses by applying our Lead Consulting // plus  approach


Reference projects for Production and Processes

Lohmann Therapie Systeme AG (LTS)

Reference projects for Production and Processes

Lohmann Therapie Systeme AG (LTS)

Core competencies in production & processes

Strategy development ×

Structuring and evaluating production and logistics processes are a vital cornerstone for all strategic decisions. We plan and develop individual site designs within a strategic production network. io maximizes the value of your investment through strategy development – even at the production resource level. We focus relentlessly on productivity, flexibility, quality, risk management, and sustainability.


  • Strategic planning of the production network
  • Site design
  • Optimized production and logistics structure
  • Strategy development for your production resources
  • Digitalization and innovation road map for your production

Planning and implementation ×

io covers the complete range of analysis and dimensioning tools – from lean methods to planning in 3D and virtual/augmented reality – to create structures tailored exactly to your production. Our projects include planning new builds, extensions and conversions across all planning and implementation phases, incorporating production facilities, intralogistics, all buildings, and IT.

We also provide specialist planning for clean rooms, kitchens and laboratories. Our extensive GMP expertise is invaluable to planning pure media, special media and containment strategies. With io at your side, you can rest assured of an efficient planning process across all industries and specialist sectors.


  • Integrated master planning
  • Planning of extensions and new builds across all planning and implementation phases
  • Implementation of technological innovations
  • Production technology and equipment
  • Production and assembly planning
  • Production and intralogistics
  • Infrastructure and interfaces
  • Pure and special media
  • Clean room planning
  • Laboratory planning
  • Kitchen planning
  • Containment strategies
  • Simulation of processes and material flows

Processes and organization ×

We always consider processes, organization and employees as a whole when contemplating future production processes. Consistently eliminating and minimizing non-value-adding processes is at the heart of optimizing production. Lean management methods and a holistic production system complete the picture. Continuous improvement is the foundation of lean production.

We help you analyze and optimize business processes to increase the overall productivity of your business operations. Digitalizing your processes helps to automate them and opens up significant potential for increasing efficiency.


  • Analysis and optimization of production and business processes
  • Implementation of lean methods
  • Value stream analysis and value stream design
  • Process mining
  • Digitalization of processes
  • Implementation of Industry 4.0 applications
  • (Process) automation and IT
  • Qualification
Your contact
io Standortleiter USA Rupert Hoecherl
Rupert Hoecherl
Managing Director