Operational Excellence Laboratory, Université du Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Operational Excellence Laboratory, Université du Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Operational Status

Professor: Prof. Dr. Peter Plapper

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Latest developments

New implementations

  • Educating Engineering Master Students for the topics "Lean Manufacturing" and "Industry 4.0"

  • Place for industrial partners to get hands-on experience of lean tools and demonstrate new technology related to Industry 4.0 (e.g. RFID, augmented reality, digital manuals)

  • Platform for retrofitting new technological features to develop, analyze and validate their usability in assembly or disassembly lines

Topics for research and training

Research focus

  • Lean Manufacturing and beyond (Industry 4.0)
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Process Optimization
  • Augmented Reality and Digital Manuals
  • Quality Management
  • Increasing productivity and reducing lead time
  • Production Planning and ControlInformation systems in learning factory

Topics for training

  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Industry 4.0
  • Paper less assembly instructions