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Leadec: at the heart of the industry for 60 years

Stuttgart, 02/07/22 – Leadec celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2022. And industrial companies around the world have been relying on Leadec to keep their production running smoothly for just as long. With its services, the service specialist supports its customers in meeting the challenges related to alternative drive concepts, the zero-emission factory, and Industry 4.0. In doing so, Leadec is the only provider to cover the entire life cycle of the factory.

Press release February 7, 2022

Leadec supports development of Volkswagen’s battery production at Braunschweig plant

Stuttgart, 01/25/22 – With planning services, Leadec has supported the Volkswagen Group Components plant in Braunschweig in building up the battery production. The supporting tasks include planning and setting up the fully automated MEB HV battery assembly lines including testing facilities.

Press release January 25, 2022

30 years of AVI – 30 years of automation full of ideas

Hoyerswerda, 01/20/22 – In 1992, AVI GmbH was founded as an engineering office in Hoyerswerda. 30 years later, the three employees have grown to more than 50. Today, the former start-up from Lusatia is part of the Leadec Group and supports customers worldwide with automation solutions and industrial IT.

Press release January 20, 2022

Martin Kuhnhen becomes new member of the Leadec Board of Management

Stuttgart, 01/17/22 – Martin Kuhnhen will join Leadec’s management team as Chief Sales Officer (CSO) on March 1, 2022. He will also take over as Executive President of the Global Automation & Engineering Division.

Media Release January 17, 2022

Leadec provides support along the entire value chain in battery production

Stuttgart, November 4, 2021 – Leadec will be exhibiting its range of battery production services at the Battery Show Europe in Stuttgart, Booth 6-621, from November 30 to December 2, 2021. As a specialized service provider in the factory, Leadec supports its customers from planning to assembly and maintenance of battery lines.

Media release November 4, 2021

Strong in quality management

Stuttgart/Magdeburg, 07/01/21 – With the acquisition of the renowned Institut für Korrosions- und Schadensanalyse (IfKorr, Institute for Corrosion and Damage Analysis) in Magdeburg, Leadec is strengthening its range of services for materials testing and quality management. The focus is on the analysis of weld seams and electrochemical corrosion testing.

Media release July 1, 2021

White paper from Leadec and Lünendonk: How does battery production work?

Stuttgart, 4/15/2021 – What role do external service providers play in the transformation of the automotive industry toward battery-electric drive systems? What contribution do they make in the changed production processes and especially in battery production? The white paper published by Leadec in cooperation with the market research institute Lünendonk gets to the bottom of these questions and provides an overview of battery production in Europe.

Media release April 15, 2021

Highly dynamic production and process optimization: Leadec is certified COPA-DATA Bronze Partner

Stuttgart/Chemnitz, Germany, 03/16/2021 – Leadec is a COPA-DATA Bronze Partner, demonstrating its certified product knowledge and project experience with the Zenon software platform. Leadec uses this automation software to provide its customers with an integrated complete solution that connects the company from the sensor to the ERP system.

Media release March 16, 2021

Building the future of manufacturing: Leadec joins Open Manufacturing Platform

Stuttgart, Germany, 03/09/2021 – Leadec, the leading global service specialist for factories across their entire life cycle, has joined the Open Manufacturing Platform (OMP). By becoming a member of this alliance, Leadec will help its customers to solve high-priority challenges on the way towards smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0.

Media release March 9, 2021

Leadec expands its automation footprint with the acquisition of US-based Diversified Automation

Stuttgart, Germany/Louisville, KY, USA, 1/11/21 - Leadec has acquired Diversified Automation, an automation controls and software solution provider, effective December 31, 2020. With this acquisition, Leadec expands its portfolio into parcel automation and strengthens its existing operations in North America.

Media release Jan 11, 2021

Production digitization: Leadec strengthens its position with AVI GmbH

Stuttgart/Hoyerswerda, 11/5/20 - Automation and industrial IT are the key activities of AVI GmbH, which Leadec acquired effective November 1, 2020. With this acquisition, Leadec further expands its Automation & Engineering Division to offer its customers solutions for controlling and integrating production processes from a single source and to accompany them on their way to Industry 4.0.

Media release Nov 5, 2020

Digital weld seam monitoring with welD.One

Stuttgart, 10/15/20 - Significantly improving the production quality through digital monitoring of the weld seams – that’s what the welD.One software promises. This software solution by Leadec ensures an optimal representation of current welding data and permanent quality control in the production.

Media release Oct 15, 2020

Digitization and networking in production: Leadec joins ICNAP research community

Stuttgart, 9/15/20 - Leadec is a new member of the International Center for Networked, Adaptive Production (ICNAP) under the leadership of the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT in Aachen. The ICNAP aims to find solutions for the transformation to Industry 4.0. Together with industrial partners it develops production systems and value chains and validates them on the basis of concrete manufacturing tasks.

Media release Sept 15, 2020

Optimized logistics planning thanks to simulations by Leadec

Stuttgart, 9/1/20 - Internet shopping is booming, and online retailers are upgrading their logistics centers – with the help of simulation services from Leadec. The technical service provider simulated a planned sorting and distribution system for a Southern German plant construction company. Through this, the client knows how powerful the new system will be even before it is installed.

Media release, Sept 1, 2020