Results

and what I have managed to accomplish so far...
1975 Fundamental scientific work regarding intermetallic bonds between iron and aluminum materials
1976 Fundamental scientific work regarding castability of the alloy AlSi17Cu4NiTi in the case of complex engine blocks using the Low Pressure Casting Process
1980 Development of various high-quality automotive components in aluminum on Green-Sand-Molding-Lines
1980
1983
Introduction of the Counter Pressure Casting Process for the mass-production of cast aluminum wheels in cross-spoke-design in co-operation with „Technology of Metals“ Sofia / Bulgaria
Publication
1983
1986
Further development of the Counter Pressure Process to produce high-quality chassis components for passenger cars in aluminum forging alloys in co- operation with Maschinenfabrik Müller-Weingarten
(Publication)
1986
1991
Restructuring of the company Kloth Senking Metallgießerei GmbH with its divisions Aluminum-Sand-, -Die- and - HPD- Casting as well as Magnesium-Sand Casting and Zink-HPD-Casting
1989
1990
Post Merger Integration of the company after the acquisition by Thyssen Guss AG from Salzgitter AG
1991
1995
Engineering and construction of an aluminum foundry for Engine Blocks and Cylinder Heads in Dillingen/Germany according the Core-Package-Process in co-operation with Knight Wendling Foundry Engineering and +GF+ Foundry Equipment division including Product- and Process-Development, site- selection and permissions
Publication
1995
1998
Management of the plant, launching of the foundry and doubling of installed capacity. Acquisition of further products.
1997 Construction and launch of a SPM-foundry for Cylinder Heads in Györ / Hungary
1998 Engineering, construction and launch of a SPM-foundry for Cylinder Heads in Saltillo / Mexico
1999 Closure of the first SPM-foundry in Leeds / UK
1999 Introduction of new and standardized Business Processes at VAW and the Business Unit Castings
2000 Restructuring of a SPM-foundry in Linz / Austria
2001 Engineering, construction and launch of a Core-Package-foundry for Engine Blocks in Saltillo / Mexico
2001 Restructuring of the organization of VAW Aluminium AG towards divisional structure.
2002 Closure of the second SPM-foundry in Leeds/UK and relocation of production to Györ / Hungary
2002 Project Manager of Post Merger Integration Process after the acquisition of VAW by Norsk Hydro ASA Oslo for the Automotive Division
2002 Syntegration Work-shop „Fit for Future“ for the Business Unit Castings in cooperation with Management Zentrum Sankt Gallen which marks the turning point towards sustainable economical success of BU Castings
2003 Engineering, construction an launch of a second Core-Package foundry for V-Engine Blocks in Dillingen / Germany
Publication
100 Jahre Giesserei: Wir machen Motoren leichter.
2003 Evaluation of Company Culture and 360°-Feedbacks of the management levels in cooperation with CPO Management Consultants Mainz marks the turning point in the Company Culture in the Business Unit Castings
2004 Restructuring of the organization of the BU Castings towards a Cluster-Structure according the Viable System Model in cooperation with Management Zentrum Sankt Gallen
2007 Project Manager in the Post Merger Integration Process after the acquisition of BU Castings by Nemak S.A. for Europe and Asia / Pacific.
2007 Evaluation of Company Culture and 360°-Feedbacks of the management levels for a problem plant in cooperation with CPO Management Consultants Mainz
2007 Customer Perceived Value Evaluation - world-wide - in cooperation with Management Zentrum Sankt Gallen
2008 Syntegration-workshop „Fit for Future“ for a problem plant in cooperation with Management Zentrum Sankt Gallen
2008 Cultural Shift Program with THT (Trompenaars-Hampden-Turner) for the global 'New Nemak' Integration, targeting cultural reconciliation of the multinational group.
2009 Foundation of the own Consultant Company SMETAN engineering GmbH with focus towards an integrated approach in the manufacturing industry
Publication
2009
2010
Restructuring of the Aluminium Green Sand Foundry in Garching of the Georg Fischer AG Schaffhausen/CH
Letter of Reference of the Georg Fischer AG
2010
2012
Restructuring of the DGHeidenau-Group, Dresden/D, as operational CEO
Press release
Qualified Letter of Reference DGH Group
2012 Support of CEVHER Group in Izmir/Turkey on strategic, conceptional,
2013 technological and operational subjects in the field of Aluminium Gravity Die Casting".
100 Jahre Giesserei: Einfach besser sein genügt - Rückbesinnung auf die Einfachheit des Gießens.
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