FIT-GAP analysis for customer flexibility project

In a project with a household appliance company, we performed a FIT-GAP analysis and a prototype to establish the possibility of product customization by the customer and to integrate this possibility into the existing processes of the company. For a series manufacturer, this is often a new experience, especially as one of the first in the industry. KARŌN helped the company to take advantage of the mega trend of customization.


"Digitisation"-KARŌN at the Campus Symposium 2018 in Iserlohn

From the 06th to the 07th of September 2018 we were at the Campus Symposium in Iserlohn. This year's theme of the fair was "digitisation" according to the motto "Digitize or Die". Through our managing partner Thorsten Schmidt there is a great connection to Iserlohn and the region of South Westphalia. For several years now, the Campus Symposium has been a very popular event for us, and this year has been particularly well suited to our daily work by referring to the topic of "digitisation".


KARŌN expends its expertise with the Business Context Viewer (BCV)

The Business Context Viewer is a useful application for the visualization of data within the SAP environment. The additional application integrates analysis and search data with collecting data out of a request and hand them over to the user interface for visualization. With this framework different information of the SAP Business Suite can be displayed and business requirements can be analysed. As an example the BCV is able to generate a global overview on quality management issues for the management.


KARŌN at the ESO Wirtschaftsdialog

The 3. ESO Economy Dialogue took place in Iserlohn on Monday the 5th of March. With the thematic focus on digitalization of companies, sports and healthcare the dialogue was addressing Entrepreneurs and Managers from the region South Westphalia. Within this dialogue KARON presented the Quick-Check for the digitalization of companies.


KARŌN at Iserlohn Roosters vs. Krefeld Penguins

KARON colleagues at the game

Last Tuesday some KARŌN colleagues went to cheer at the Ice Hockey game „Iserlohn Roosters“ against „Krefeld Penguins“. We spend the evening in a unique atmosphere and with great catering discussing the rules of the game and hearing about the Iserlohn club traditions. For some of us a first. In the end the Roosters lost with 2:5 – Let’s go Roosters, many goals for the next match and „Rama Lama Ding Dong“!


KARŌN gives insights at the T.A. Cook PPM 2018

KARŌN participates at the TA Cook PPM event the 28. February & 01. March. At the fair visitors get to know more about digitalization, add-ons, target-oriented customizing and application scenarios in SAP PPM.

Together with Hansgrohe and Stabilus we report on our PPM experience. Overview of KARŌN project insights:

1 day, 28. February 2018


Article: Digital Factory at Magna Steyr

In the article from Südwestfalen Manager Magazin KARON reports about the project "Digital Factory" at his customers. Virtual planning process at Magna Steyr not only means to retrace the vehicle construction state at any point of planning, but also to retrace it in the particular station using a 3D-representation.

Click here for the report:

Enjoy reading!



bws & the KARŌN Quick Check Industrie 4.0


Together with the customer bws from Hemer, KARŌN has developed and implemented the innovative KARŌN Quick Check “Industrie 4.0“. It combines current scientific work with many years' consulting experience and the tasks of a mid-sized company in discrete manufacturing.


Report at the university days of the PLM Benutzergruppe e.V.

The 14. and 15. September 2017 the Siemens PLM university days take place in Cologne. This is were users meet techers - an ideal platform to exchange knowhow and research information. KARON reports about the digitalization in the industry based on Teamcenter Manufacturing.

We look forward to a lively exchange and will give further insights into the digital engineering world!

To register and more information under:


Quick Check "Industrie 4.0"

Digitalization & "Industrie 4.0"

  • "Industrie 4.0" will change the business – also yours
  • The key to your own "Industrie 4.0" is knowledge
  • You can not stop digitalization, so start designing it your way

KARŌN Quick Check

  • Determine the "4.0 status" of your business units
  • Gain knowledge about "Industrie 4.0"
  • Individual recommended courses of action

Benefit for your company


KARŌN gives project insights together with Continental and IT-Kompass

the 27. & 28. June the TA Cook EAM event takes place in Potsdam. Together with Continental and IT-Kompass we report about our SAP-based Maintenance Management project work and present results in a demonstration.

Overview of KARŌN project insights:

Day 1, 27. June 2017

  • 15:00-15:45 Mobile Maintenance with SAP PM under SAP UI5 at Continental
  • 16:15-17:15 Round table discussion: The meaning of ECM with SAP

Day 2, 28. June 2017


Setting sail

True to the motto "We are all in the same boat" KARON colleagues went to discover new waters the 2nd weekend of April. Together with partners and family we went on a 4-day sailing trip, by the Markermeer and Ijsselmeer with stop in Amsterdam. With full effort of the whole crew we set sails and proved our sailors.



2. Freiberger Firmencup review

"We Love Football Academy" in South Africa

In July 2016 KARŌN took part in the 2. Freiberger Firmencup - a football tournament organized by "Montagskicker" (MoKi's). The proceeds of the tournament are partly used to support social projects, e.g. in 2016 the local youth festival (Bürgerfest Freiberg) and the Football School in South Africa.

Part of the revenue was donated to the "We Love Football Academy" in South Africa that supports children from townships in Cape Town. At the moment, they are working on financing a bus that will pick up the children for sports.


KARŌN Experts extend their expertise in IPO.LOG

IPO.Log is the „4D-planning and visualization tool“ of the industry. KARŌN consultants have deepened their knowledge e.g. in the process and optimization planning with IPO.Process, the IPO.Worker-Simulation and managing racks in IPO.Detailed-Planning.

Our colleagues support you when planning assembly and logistics processes, bringing in their knowhow of latest technologies and Industry 4.0.

Are you interested or do you have questions? Write us:


KARŌN at the TA Cook PPM event

Already for the 18th time the event „Portfolio and Project Management with SAP“ takes place in Potsdam, 08. & 09. March 2017. Here, participants will be informed about latest trends and new SAP PPM developments. LANXESS and KARŌN will present the project „Replacing Clarity at LANXESS Deutschland GmbH – Implementation of SAP PPM“. Together we will report about reasons for the replacement and the implementation of system requirements.

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