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Challenges faced by the Special Machinery Industry

The manufacturing sector is an ever changing beast and each year the industry faces new challenges. This is all the more true within the manufacturing industry for Special Machinery (e.g. the Paper Industry) where the machines are unique in their design and construction. The Special Machinery Industry is in constant flux, driven by relentless financial pressures, rising demand and increasing need for ever more complex products.

Today the Special Machinery Industry has been challenged with lack of skilled workers and the need for automation. The industry also has to come up with the capacity to manufacture unique, high end products within less time. Worldwide, manufacturing companies for special machines are finding new ways to acquire the leading edge over competition in terms of value, functional performance and durability. Quality is also a very important attribute that separates one company from the next. To achieve success in today’s market, the manufacturers of Special Machinery must find innovative ways to overcome the above mentioned challenges.

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Quality, Compliance, CE Marking

The Special Machinery manufacturing sector, like many sectors, is facing increasing regulation and compliance measures. The strict regulations can be a massive burden to manufacturing companies – particularly when they vary from country to country. Additionally, within EU, all machinery manufacturers are required to conform to CE marking. 

CONTENTSERV solutions for Quality Control:

  • Data Quality Rules to ensure consistency and adherence to exacting standards
  • Automated Workflows to enforce compliance to emerging regulations for controlled development processes and the growing trend of environmental awareness
  • Historical Tracking, Versioning, and Audit trail for change tracking
  • Accelerating Processes to obtain the all-important CE Certification of the manufactured special machines and machinery

Data Management:

All types of Manufacturing Industries have data scattered throughout the company. This data includes inventory data, assets, the list goes on.

CONTENTSERV Solutions for Data Management:

  • Single, unified source of product information across all systems, channels and languages which can be accessed with a simple web browser
  • Consolidate product information by retrieving it from different sources like ERP & CRM and combining it into one Global Central Repository
  • Effective change control and enhanced compliance resulting in lower costs and improved productivity
  • Advanced Search, Mass Updates, Task Workflows, Configurable Dashboard, integrated Asset Management for documents, videos, etc.

Catalog Publishing

Catalog Publishing is an essential and cost intensive process within the Manufacturing Industry. A technical catalog can sometimes run into thousands of pages, because it has to display information for every part of the Special Machinery. The well integrated print solution from CONTENTSERV expertly handles all the requirements of catalog publishing. Templates can be very easily designed with Adobe InDesign Plugins which consume real time data so that even last minute changes can be easily accommodated. Thus without any great effort, all data can be brought into a publication and is ready for all channels – Print, Online, Shop, etc.

Contextual Marketing

Use real-time context to drive relevant customer engagements. With contextual marketing solutions from CONTENTSERV you can:

  • Emotionally connect with current and prospective customers by sharing enjoyable, smart and contextual data
  • Predict customer behavior and deliver targeted campaigns to boost sales
  • Gain insights into customers’ intent and motivations
  • Easily configure customer service portals to deliver individualized experience at every stage of the customer journey

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Lay the perfect foundation for a genuinely successful product experience for all of your customers

PRODUCT INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (PIM)

Excellent product communication with Contentserv PIM: Simplify your product information’s management processes and optimize your data maintenance as well as your multi-channel output in multiple languages.

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DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT (DAM)

Seamlessly merge together all types of media data on one interface: images, videos, PDFs, Adobe®InDesign® data and many more formats can be managed centrally and flexibly with Contentserv’s DAM, our fully-integrated media database.

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MARKETING CONTENT MANAGEMENT

 Marketing Content Management by Contentserv supports you with all tasks related to Content Marketing. Now accelerate and simplify all of your text and content creation, coordination and release processes.

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TRANSLATION MANAGEMENT

Generate all of your translation processes, for all languages, in order to keep your marketing content transparent and digital across one central platform: From here, control all To-Dos and processes from the assignment thru to the multichannel outputs.

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Special Machinery – some of our Customers

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Baumer Logo

The Baumer Group is one of the worldwide leading manufacturers of sensors, encoders, measuring instruments and components for automated image-processing. As an owner-managed family business, they employ about 2,300 people worldwide in 38 subsidiaries and 19 countries.

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Belimo Logo

Belimo is a listed clean technology company with a staff of more than 1,400 employees worldwide. Belimo is a global market leader in the development, production and marketing of actuator solutions for controlling heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.

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Binder Logo
Brand Logo
Brand Logo

BRAND GmbH is an important partner for end users in laboratories all over the world. Around 2,300 employees develop, produce and distribute high-precision laboratory instruments and materials as well as vacuum pumps and systems. The product range comprises tools for Liquid Handling, Life Science, Volumetric Instruments, Density defintion, as well as Clinical and General Laboratories. 

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findling logo
Hainbuch Logo
Hainbuch Logo

HAINBUCH GmbH is a specialized manufacturer for clamping solutions. Headquartered in Marbach, Germany, the company runs international subsidiaries and sales agencies across all continents. Over 750 employees are working for Hainbuch every day focusing on the needs of the customer, namely set-up times and cost savings, flexibility, productivity, energy efficiency and security.

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lauda logo
leitz Logo
leitz Logo

Leitz GmbH & Co. KG with its headquarters in Oberkochen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is a leading technology manufacturer of machine-driven precision tools and process designed tool systems for the professional processing of solid wood, wood derived and plastic materials. The Leitz corporate group has production facilities in Europe, America and Asia and countless sales and service companies all over the world. The 4,100 employees generate an annual turnover of over 460 million €.

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Lemken Logo
Logo novatech
Logo novatech

Novatech International has been leading in the development of innovative products for technical maintenance since 1978. The business offers professional solutions for maintenance and repair in the automobile, construction and industry sectors.

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Sortimo Logo
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Vacuubrand Logo