The TOP 100 seal for exceptional innovation and superior innovative successes has been awarded to small and medium-sized enterprises since 1993. This year TOP 100 also evaluated our innovation management capabilities using scientific methods. In an independent selection process, we impressed the panel in the “Innovative processes and organisation” category – and were invited to accept an award in Frankfurt.
The following five categories were tested:
We had submitted our innovative machine data logging system. All of our packaging lines situated in our Mailling plant have been incorporated in this digital system for two years. We record all of our technical production data, analyse and then utilise it to continually improve our production processes.
Our goals are:
This also helps to reduce the number of complaints:
The result is a reduction in raw-material and product losses. In addition to our claim to be a principal innovator and technological leader, sustainable management forms a fundamental pillar of our business strategy.
The machine data logging system is just one example of numerous investments which we make as part of the digitalisation of our processes with a view to the future. Our primary maxim is to keep a close eye on the market so that we can detect trends at an early stage. That is why we place great importance on independent work and personal initiative. We offer our employees optimum room for creativity and are open to changes and new ideas. This in turn opens up sure and long-term perspectives which make us cheese appetite experts successful as a team.