This Christmas we wish to express our thanks for the confidence shown by you to the KORN CONSULT GROUP. We wish you and your loved ones a happy and blessed Christmas. This year we once again give up offering Christmas gifts to our clients, employees and business partners and instead donate some money to the German Association of Bone Marrow Donors (DKMS). DKMS intermediates the donation of stem cellst to patients with leukemia, giving them a new chance at life.
The foundation of our Asian branch named KORN CONSULT GROUP Management Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. in Shanghai will be celebrated in an appropriate framework. Our numerous Asian clients were pleased to accept our invitation and were able to enjoy an opening ceremony based on mutual trust. - Pictures from the opening
A successful OEM mandates the companies KORN CONSULT GROUP and KC & Partner to carry out a process review at the suppliers from China, Taiwan and South Korea. Performing the whole volume of audit takes place according to the VDA 6.3 directives. The reporting, postprocessing and assisting the improvement measures are also part of the mandate. The team of senior consultants has the required methodological, process and conceptual skills and complex knowledge about the Asian Area.
A successful leading supplier hires the KORN CONSULT GROUP to undertake an interim project as global project manager to ensure the launch of several OEMs on various continents.
The company KORN CONSULT GROUP is mandated by a leading provider to successfully carry out a training course for employees and managers on "Process configuration and visualization." The team of senior consultants is very experienced and can implement the project successfully.
A new client of the KORN CONSULT GROUP, acting as premium OEM, mandates our team of experts to conduct an analysis of vulnerable processes and vulnerabilities. The results of this project serve as a basis for structuring a program to improve the quality and processes. The called team of experts is very experienced and can convince by a sound methodological, process and conceptual knowledge.
With the end of the year 2014 GIMS Germany has forwarded their shares and all operations to KORN CONSULT GROUP. The GIMS portfolio thereby increases by cooperating with KORN CONSULT GROUP and will be now able to perform Technology & Operational Consulting Activites with a global footprint.
KORN CONSULT GROUP is growing! In view of consulting companies in Asia and supporting our clients locally, we founded a branch in Shanghai (China) with its own name KORN CONSULT GROUP Management Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. We are glad that we can provide real-time assistance through an expert team to our clients in China, this team being permanently on site. See www.korn-consult.cn.
An established client of the KORN CONSULT GROUP has again trusted the expertise of our consultants by awarding an internal audit mandate according to VDA 6.3. For the sustained performance of the audit planning, preparing the audit agenda and conducting the entire audit process according to the VDA directives we resort to very experienced senior consultants who reactivate their know-how required for this purpose.
A very satisfied client in the portfolio, operating worldwide as leading supplier, mandates again the KORN CONSULT GROUP to conduct an audit according to ISO TS 16949. Thanks to the appropriate methodological skills, the expert team of the KORN CONSULT GROUP can successfully implement the project.
An established client , operating as a successful leading supplier, mandates the companies KORN CONSULT GROUP and KC & Partner to carry out audits in accordance with VDA 6.3. Our senior consultants are delegated to conduct the audit planning and agenda, and to carry out the entire audit process according to the VDA Directives. The results, including those of a SWOT analysis (strengths / weaknesses / opportunities / threats), then serve for reporting and postprocessing purposes by the OEM and for driving the improvement process.
A very experienced leading supplier once again trusts the expertise of the KORN CONSULT GROUP when it mandates the development of a training session on the FMEA methods. The purpose of the training session consists in explaining in more detail the bases, types and determination of the RPZ (risk priority index). The team of senior consultants is very experienced and can contribute through its long professional experience, to the prompt transmission of the training session topics.
A premium OEM assigns to the KORN CONSULT GROUP another mandate on the development of the supplier network. The delegated tasks are: the autonomous development of the project preparations for the series production of individual components from internationally approved suppliers. In this sense, the planning and conduct of process FMEAs, of the structure analysis of threats, of Run @ Rate and workshops on the degree of maturation take place at the approved suppliers. The team of senior consultants that is used has a lot of experience and can successfully implement the project due to the methodological process, conceptual and managerial skills.
A new client of the KORN CONSULT GROUP, operating as a successful leading supplier, would like to sell a factory of its company, which is fraught with problems in terms of quality. For the sale of the factory the stringent EU directives must be observed. For this reason, a team of highly experienced experts of the KORN CONSULT GROUP was mandated to conduct an analysis of the actual situation and vulnerabilities, as a process audit. The results produced by our team of experts are presented to the potential buyer and to a forum of the European Union, serving as a basis for future decisions. The operative assistance in the handing over phase is a component of the project.
A very satisfied client in the portfolio, acting as premium worldwide OEM, mandates again the KORN CONSULT & PARTNER GROUP to form and lead an interdisciplinary problem solving team in the areas of quality, production, logistics and their suppliers. Thus, process analyses will be conducted in several branches of the suppliers (in Europe, Mexico, China), but also the transposition and implementation of improvement projects in the production processes, QM and logistics
Based on a recommendation from an established client in the portfolio, the KORN CONSULT GROUP was able to attract a new client, acting as a secondary supplier. The whole audit process is delegated in accordance with the VDA 6.3 directives.The mandate is undertaken by a team of highly experienced auditors and after a complex analysis, it also comprises the associated improvement phase.
A client in the portfolio of the KORN CONSULT GROUP mandates again our specialized experts to conduct the internal audit processes according to ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14001. The team of senior consultants is very experienced and by using appropriate methods and conceptual skills, it can successfully implement the project throughout the company.
A successful leading supplier mandates a KORN CONSULT GROUP expert to lead a problem solving team. The purpose of the mandate is to reduce scrap and bureaucracy, and also to optimize processes in terms of internal decisions with a high degree of complexity. Thus, our very experienced executive consultant supervises the action plans, provides support in the process optimization and is the contact person for the OEM to be supplied. In addition, there is a supervision of the problem solving team of our client. Our expert is very experienced and can successfully implement the process thanks to its wide breath know-how
A successful OEM mandates the KORN CONSULT GROUP to develop concepts of a global organization in the field of supplier quality (SQA). For the analysis of the actual situation, our experts will first conduct special interviews and workshops in various factories of the OEM. Then the results of the analysis will be presented to the Board. The performed analysis is the basis for further planning and the implementation of the SQA organizational structure in the global company. In this context the team of consultants ensures the implementation phase.
The KORN CONSULT GROUP is contracted by a leading OEM in the premium category, operating globally, to achieve a development of the supplier network in the US. The purpose of the mandate is to quantitatively secure the number of units and reduce the weight of scrap. The team of senior consultants that is appointed is very experienced, and using methodological, process and conceptual skills it can carry out the project to the full satisfaction of our client.
In the implementation phase, KORN CONSULT GROUP provides support in terms of advice in the field of innovations. The senior consultant successfully executed the project to the full satisfaction of our client, using their vast experience.
A leading automotive supplier, operating globally, once again trusts the established expertise of the companies KORN CONSULT and KC & PARTNER and contracts them for an audit process according to VDA 6.3. Our experts reactivate their know-how required to successfully manage the mandate to the satisfaction of our clients.
KORN CONSULT and KC & PARTNER GROUP were entrusted, by an important international manufacturer in the automotive industry, to improve the analysis process for low-quality goods in the electronics segment. The task was taken over by a team of highly experienced consultants, and the latter were responsible for the analysis and definition of the concept, for the operative implementation of the improvement measures, respectively.
KORN CONSULT and KC & Partner Team were required to coordinate a team responsible for the problem solving at the client's site, insuring the steering of the project and the coordination of the team. The objective was the issue within the team of rapid, successful and result-oriented solutions. The coordination activity also involved the performance of process analyses in several locations of the suppliers, an active support for the implementation of the necessary improvement measures.
A successful OEM called KORN CONSULT to operatively insure the quality standards. An intermediary manager was appointed, having the necessary know-how to successfully fulfill the task. A central element of the task is, besides the organizational responsibility, the management of the internal specific values.
The KORN CONSULT team of experts was asked to assist a supplier in the automotive industry during the process of transferring the production of a component to a European location. The objective was the successful execution of an OEM production series. Our team of experts has a vast experience in the field of production transfer, production start-up, and execution of the production series. The result is binding for the OEM and supplier, being entirely acquired by the parties.
The equipment manufacturers laid their account once again on the competence of KORN CONSULT GROUP to perform the following tasks: the acceptance and verification of the processes at the locations of the suppliers, the inspection of the special installations and equipment, respectively, where our skills were very helpful.
A supplier from the automotive industry and an old client of ours called KORN CONSULT GROUP to perform weekly training activities during the next 15 months. Our team of experts, with a vast experience, successfully implemented the project due to the methods, concepts, and process competences, and management, respectively.
An important supplier for the automotive industry called and experienced consultant of KORN CONSULT GROUP to perform several FMEA regarding design and process. One of the used applications was APIS. The entire process of anticipated quality planning was verified and improved using a structural, practice-oriented procedure.
The party held this year dedicated to our employees (also known as "The Summer Festivity") was held in Frankfurt, Germany. Consultants and partners all over the world took part, as well. After the presentation of the results obtained by the company and the completion of the lectures, the participants took advantage of the good weather conditions and joined a race of concept cars, with pit stops, inclusively. They are the winners.
An important client called a Senior Consultant of KORN CONSULT GROUP to improve the ERP and management processes at the level of various departments of the company. The experienced consultant actively coordinated the measures issued during the analysis and design phases of the project.
KC & Partner Gruppe was requested, again, by an important supplier in the automotive industry, with an international activity, to perform at a production site in Eastern Europe, a VDA 6.3 audit in order to continue the development of the production processes and of the preparation for the subsequent OEM audits of the clients.
An experienced Senior Consultant of KORN CONSULT GROUP was asked, again, by an important client, to perform additional audits (in the field of logistics and quality management) in order to improve the services of the suppliers. The objective of this new request is the improvement of services provided by several European suppliers.
KORN CONSULT and KC & PARTNER GROUP carried out a project analysis compliant with VDA 6.3 for a Chinese company. The objective was the unitary implementation of the VDA 6.3 processes so as to increase the degree of maturity for the production processes, to decrease the secondary activity, and to increase efficiency. Experienced consultants in the automotive field participate at the national and international implementation of this successful project.
KORN CONSULT shall teach, for an important supplier in the automotive industry, VDA 6.3 training courses adapted to the specific requirements of the clients in the USA. The objective is, besides the presentation of the theoretical content, to perform practical audits together with the clients, thus to generate added value within the company.
KORN CONSULT and KC & PARTNER Team shall be in charge with the development of the business processes of a Chinese company. The success of this project depends on the long experience and thorough knowledge of the entrepreneurial standards, on the management, project management, and quality in the automotive industry. The team of local and international consultants meets the requested requirements, and this, after a short period of analysis, is in an active phase of implementation.
The equipment manufacturers asked again the experienced consultants of KORN CONSULT GROUP to perform the acceptance of various projects and technologies manufactured in various European sites.
An expert of KORN CONSULT Group is appointed by an active global OEM to insure the assistance for components and tools. The vast practical experience of the expert regarding the qualification of products and processes in compliance with VDA2 has brought about the success of the project.
An long standing active client, at a global level, requested KORN CONSULT and KC & Partner Group to perform an FMEA assessment with APIS. The objectives of the project were presently reached due to the competence of our expert, and the client was, once again, satisfied.
A premium OEM charged KORN CONSULT GROUP with the performance of an audit in compliance with VDA 6.3, the development of the suppliers inclusively. Our experts, with a vast practical experience, insured the success of the project.
A client from the engineering sector requested the performance of an analysis regarding the business processes. The experienced consultants of KORN CONSULT GROUP performed an analysis of the state of affairs and a workshop with the client, in order to transparently determine the causes and to define the necessary measures. Based on the elaborated concept, all improvements related to the business processes were implemented.
KORN CONSULT and KC & PARTNER GROUP lectured for an long standing client courses in fields such as projects management, problem solving processes, and industrialization of various production sites. An experienced business consultant was in charge with the coordination of the project.
KORN CONSULT GRUPPE took over for an important client, very satisfied with the previous cooperation, the activity of coordinating a production site in China. The main objectives of this project are the implementation of verification circuits, the cooperation regarding the reorganization of the site, and the organization and supervision of the improvement measures, respectively.
An important supplier of the automotive industry requested KORN CONSULT and KC & PARTNER to create a strategy for process improvement. For this, the weaknesses of the process were analyzed first. Then the optimization measures were defined and the implementation of the improvement measures was supported. An experienced business consultant was appointed to ensure the success of the project.
KORN CONSULT received from an OEM the request to leas a complex team for problem solving. The task of the team is to perform thorough analyses in order to reduce the low-quality goods and the pertaining expenses at the level of the suppliers’ chain. The operative leadership of the team was taken over by an experienced business consultant, whose role is to coordinate the activities and solve the problems at the level of the business partners.
An OEM commissions our team with the assignment of part manufacturing and tool support. For this project, extensive technological skills are required; they are safely and successfully introduced into the project by experienced senior technology experts.
The Korn Consult group receives the task from a very satisfied existing customer to perform an FMEA Moderation by means of APIS in different development teams. Here, the focus is on the methodological support for the development of a complex design FMEA with the development team.
The Korn Consult Group and the KC & Partner team obtain the task from a globally successful Tier 1 supplier - during the acquisition phase of a global OEM project - to create independent VDA 6.3 process reviews in several worldwide locations. These neutral third party results support our customers with an objective result at locations in Germany, the Czech Republic, USA, Mexico and China. We thus contribute to customer satisfaction and the success of all parties (Tier 1 and OEM).
The KORN CONSULT GROUP leads an in-house training, so that the senior team of experts is taught additional competencies based on the " VDA 6.3 Certified Process Auditor " training. Participants from all over Europe come together to be certified as VDA 6.3 Process Auditors according to the VDA-QMC speakers certification.
The KORN CONSULT GROUP and the KC & Partner team are approved to develop the global "Mercedes Benz Supplier Readiness prevention program" by the global headquarters of Daimler AG. The Purchasing Department (Mercedes Benz Cars Procurement & Supplier Quality) has developed this supplier development process in the first half of 2014 based on the existing "MBC Readiness Program" and declared it effective. The roll-out on the part of Mercedes Benz Cars is active in the implementation and we are proud to be a certified consultant for this process for Daimler AG. This way, our existing expertise in project management, VDA Maturity Level Assurance for New Parts (VDA RGA) and VDA 6.3 for robust production processes are actively used by our practice experienced senior consultants.
Korn Consult & KC & Partner team win a contract to build the development and implementation of the supply chain management according to the VDA philosophy at a plant in Europe. To this end, senior consultants with very long practical experience are assigned, thus ensuring the success of the project.
A new customer uses the experience of our senior consultants in the run-up of a planned production relocation for a GAP analysis, to evaluate the process capability of the planned and already installed production lines in the new factories including the relocation plan. The external assessment provides the customer with a neutral perspective of the final decision of the necessary process shifts and reduces any risks within the existing planning. Customer feedback is extremely positive about the project and can be found on our website under "customer satisfaction".
The KORN CONSULT GROUP and KC & Partner team of experts sign the contract to carry out an MBC Supplier Readiness Program in Europe. The Senior Consultant team of experts is busy assigning a product and process expert and ensures high customer expectations. The short-term success of the project leads to the expansion of the activities on all continents including the USA, Mexico and China. This customer has been more than thrilled about the performance of our senior expert team.
A project for business process analysis in the context of all commercial financial accounting and controlling processes is commissioned by a successful manufacturer of formed metal parts. The analysis provides facts to holistically develop the processes and to coach the local team in the new processes. For this purpose, very experienced cooperation partners of KORN CONSULT GROUP were successfully assigned.
The KORN CONSULT GROUP receives the order in China to develop a local manufacturer into a competent Tier 1 supplier (OEM Readiness). The employed senior consultant team of experts is able to implement and focus on project management, product and process development, supplier management, logistics and production (Andom, Lean, Value Stream, 5S, TPM, KVP, quality control circles) including all necessary organizational changes and structural communication platforms. On the way to operational excellence through standardization, the Korn Consult experts take part in the customer organization and teach the local client team to implement the new processes efficiently and effectively.
A global automotive Tier 1 commissions a Korn Consult senior technology expert with the task to take over the entire tool tracking within a critical customer project and to successfully - and in a short time- reach the targeted results.
Several teams of experts of Korn Consult and KC & Partner Group are appointed by a globally active customer, to analyze its suppliers according to the VDA 6.3 process audit method and to actively incorporate the identified potential into process stabilization and to contribute to the connected supplier development.
Korn Consult is mandated by a globally active automotive supplier to perform ISO 14001 process analyses and audits at various locations.
A successful and globally active automotive Tier 1 supplier commissions Korn Consult and KC & Partner team of experts to conduct a comprehensive process analysis at a new location in Europe. All observed points are actively and successfully ensured through a process and leadership coaching into an effective and efficient improvement of the operational activities. The Korn Consult senior expert team actively supports the customer in the operational implementation of all necessary activities in order to achieve operational excellence.
The Korn Consult and KC & Partner group receives a Task Force Management Projectfrom a globally active automotive Tier 1supplier to stabilize the production and quality processes and to restore customer satisfaction. The focus is on the management of the internal problem-solving teams to efficiently solve existing process problems.
Our satisfied customers - in this case, a successful premium OEM - commissions the Korn Consult Group again with extended tasks to sustainably implement all JIS suppliers and components in the existing processes. The project requires deep experience in Logistic/Logistic Planning and experience with production planning processes. Here are assigned Korn Consult experts with international JIS experience.
Korn Consult and KC & Partner have been commissioned by an OEM to take over supplier development for powertrain components. The project is scheduled for an eight-month period and will be rolled out successfully in a large worldwide critical supply chain by senior advisers.
The Korn Consult Group provides Consulting Excellence in Technology & Operations "from the initial product idea through to series, consistently and without performance gaps". More information cand be found at www.kcp-te.com and www.korn-consult.com. In present, active projects and positive client testimonials about our experienced senior consultants are already available and can be presented to you at any time.
A worldwide successful Tier 1 automotive supplier assigns the Korn Consult Group with the position of an Interim Project Manager. The employed senior expert will actively implement the project management activities and the development processes and will thus actively contribute to the success of the customer projects.
A Korn Consult project management senior expert is commissioned for the interim monitoring of a product development project by a customer from the USA. The expert has the task of ensuring both the project management, as well as the maturity level within the project.
A successful, globally active automotive Tier 1 supplier in the field of metal forming instructs the Korn Consult and KC & Partner Group to make an OEE coaching of the internal teams. For this, a very experienced executive senior consultant is used.
A successful Tier 1 automotive supplier in the field of safety parts commissions the Korn Consult and KC & Partner Group to conduct an MB Readiness Program across multiple locations. For this, experienced senior consultants are assigned to multiple locations, who - by linguistical and cultural advantages- offer support to the customer from the escalation phase to a quick de-escalation.
An international OEM for industrial trucks commissions the Korn Consult Group to integrate the environmental protection, energy and safety management system based on DIN EN ISO 14001, DIN EN ISO 50001 and OHSAS 18001 into the existing quality management according to EN ISO 9001 standards. A senior expert with practical experience is assigned on this project.
The Korn Consult and KC & Partner VDA 6.3 team of experts signs the contract to take over supplier development for 60 suppliers for a global automotive Tier 1. The main standard here is the assignment of exclusively VDA 6.3 certified auditors with diverse language skills.
Korn Consult receives from a global customer an assignment to coach the internal project manager on rationalization projects. The goal is to identify potential for cost reduction and to define implementation projects. The planned objectives are achieved through the targeted assignment of experts.
We receive an Interim Management task from an existing customer to support operationally another plant facility, until the new position is filled internally. To this day, a senior consultant has been successfully assigned by the Korn Consult and KC & Partner group.
We receive a new task from a global equipment manufacturer, for the acceptance and verification of supplier processes and system concepts. The Korn Consult senior experts work world wide to successfully implement the tasks at each of the local supplier sites.
New technologies and environmental vehicle concepts require changing technologies and innovative products. Assigned on such projects, the Korn Consult team is responsible for actively supporting the company and, as a team of experts, for further developing the processes of potential suppliers as part of a holistic analysis.
A global automotive Tier 1 instructs the Korn Consult Group in China to carry out potential analyses for tool manufacturers. Korn Consult assigns for this project senior experts with regional and cultural knowledge, who successfully carry out the task. The team has already received positive feedback that came unsolicited from the customer.
The Korn Consult and KC & Partner Group is asked to take over the task as Interim Project Manager, in order to lead a development project specifically to the target. The customer accepts senior project management experts who carry out the project successfully.
For a time-critical project in the supplier development area, Korn Consult is assigned as senior consultant and Task Force Manager for a global Tier 1 supplier. Between the request for quotation and the project start time there were only 24 hours. The project objective is achieved with the internal Task Force within four weeks and the new business process structure is implemented. Customer satisfaction is fulfilled in all respects.
An automotive manufacturer (OEM) issued the grain Consult Group in the powertrain, the task of developing new global suppliers and existing suppliers. The basic method is VDA 6.3, as well as additional customer-specific and Korn Consult specific questions. The high-qualified Korn Consult expert's knowledge covers chemistry, oil products, coolants and lubricants areas.
A global Tier 1 automotive supplier requires the Korn Consult group to assign a highly experienced consultant on a supplier development project in China. The task involves the selection and care of tools suppliers. For this matter, Korn Consult has sent a senior consultant with many years of experience in purchasing and supplier development.
Korn Consult is assigned a task by an international Tier 1 supplier to develop the management system according to ISO / TS 16949. For a successful project implementation, an internal audit is carried out by an ISO/TS 16949 certified auditor, in order to develop the management system based on improvement potentials in a structured and customer-oriented manner.
KC & Partner and Korn Consult are assigned a project by a worldwide Tier 1 supplier to perform an in-house training on problem solving according to the "Train the Trainer" principle. The experienced senior consultant and practice expert prepares a customized training program using standard methods, automotive practice examples and Korn Consult methods. The trainees come together from all over the world to the multi-day intensive training program to learn and to prepare for the roll-out in their manufacturing locations.
Within 24 hours, a short-term project is started. A worldwide Tier 1 supplier needs an urgent FMEA Moderation. An experienced Korn Consult moderator is assigned on it "overnight" and takes over the task successfully. The customer feedback on the technical expertise is positive and the project starts successfully.
With the successful and sustainable implementation of all JIS suppliers and components in the existing processes, Korn Consult is commissioned by one of the world's leading premium OEM. The project requires profound experience in Logistic / Logistic planning and expertise in production planning processes. Korn Consult experts with international JIS experience are assigned to this project.
"A global Tier 1 automotive supplier commissions Korn Consult with the occupation of an interim project manager position. In Langfang / China the team offers support within the factory structuring, product planning, process and organizational development. The project is started by a Korn Consult expert, who has many years of experience in China."
The Korn Consult and KC & Partner team of experts is responsible for the operational implementation of a General Motors (GM) project. The focus is on the QSB implementation in a production location for a worldwide Tier 1 automotive supplier. With a perfect result and 100% customer satisfaction, the project in France was completed successfully.
The senior team of experts from the Korn Consult Group is commissioned by an international Tier 1 supplier to assist in the D-FMEA Moderation. For this last-minute delegated project, an experienced FMEA consultant is successfully assigned.
The Korn Consult and KC & Partner team of experts is given the commission to develop an automotive supplier in Europe, from Tier 2 to Tier 1. A holistic counseling approach is applied, which is based on special methods developed by the Korn Consult Group. Within the project, the entire management and managerial structure, the project management, the production and procurement are analyzed. The Korn Consult Group accompanies both the conceptual and the operational implementation.
The expert team from Korn Consult participates in a project management training called "VDA RGA for New Part Maturity Level Assurance". Participants from around the world come together, in order to acquire the newest methods from a VDA-QMC speaker and to apply them in future consulting projects.
Customer satisfaction brings Korn Consult a new MBC Readiness project from a global Tier 1 automotive supplier in Africa. Thanks to the experienced project manager, the Korn Consult methods and pro-active communication, the process improvement and customer satisfaction are aquired in a short time.