Sartorius Lab Instruments GmbH & Co. KG
(in cooperation with the Leibniz University of Hanover)
11/2012 to 11/2016
Description of tasks
Project management in the planning of a modern production plant for the manufacture of laboratory instruments
2-storey new building with approx. 19,500 m² total area, relocation of approx. 500 employees from the main factory to a new building
bünemann & collegen
bünemann & collegen
Due to its rapidly growing structures and lack of expansion options, Sartorius decided to abandon the production of laboratory instruments at its historic company headquarters in Goettingen in 2012 and merge it with the already outsourced pre-production in a modern production plant in the Grone industrial park. For this purpose, the development opportunities at the future location were first worked out in 2012 within the scope of a master planning project and the necessary structural prerequisites were created. Subsequently, a future-proof overall concept was drawn up for the new building, taking into account logistical and production-specific design guidelines, and planned in a two-year project. The construction work started in autumn 2014 and was completed in autumn 2016.
GREAN has made a significant contribution to the success of the project. It was not only the expertise and systematic approach that convinced me. But above all the courage to question even seemingly set things. In this way we were able to effectively improve even grown – but inefficient – procedures and processes.
GREAN, in cooperation with the Institute for Factory Systems and Logistics, supported the client throughout the entire project from the green-field-planning of the first draft concept to the complete design of the individual production areas. A major focus was on the design of modern and versatile production and logistics processes. In addition, GREAN took over the project management in close cooperation with the client and provided technical support for the planning by the architect. In addition to planning the move, GREAN will also coordinate the content of the move and accompany the start-up in the new plant until the ridge line is reached.
In detail the following services were provided:
Conceptual design and planning of the production, information and communication flows in the building
Planning of all production and logistics areas at coarse and fine layout level
Development and coordination of planning results with the respective internal user groups
Coordination of the different requirements between architecture and process planning
Development of a relocation concept and preparation of the relevant planning documents
Professional support and coordination of the relocation
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