Apple to leave China manufacturing base

Apple to leave China manufacturing base

  • Posted by Gerhard Pramhas
  • On 29. December 2022
Apple is planning to leave its manufacturing base in China and shift production of its cash cow iPhone to India and Vietnam. What does this mean for Austria as an industrial location? At any rate, more than can be gleaned from this headline alone. Not only the newspaper Standard has reported on this: In recent […]
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Switching to renewable energies – thought experiment (part 3 out of 3)

Switching to renewable energies – thought experiment (part 3 out of 3)

  • Posted by Gerhard Pramhas
  • On 7. December 2022
How can the switch to green technologies actually be successful? I will not discuss theories but practical approaches that can be implemented immediately and are not just hot air. Find my checklist for switching to green technologies in this post. The switch to renewable or green energy raises many questions. In part 1 of this […]
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Switching to renewable energies – thought experiment (part 2 out of 3)

Switching to renewable energies – thought experiment (part 2 out of 3)

  • Posted by Gerhard Pramhas
  • On 12. September 2022
The use of renewable energies raises many questions. In the first part of this blog series, we already dealt with the topics of how self-sufficient private households can really live. This time, several considerations are in focus: Is it possible to generate renewable energy regardless of the weather? Which kWh can be generated in the […]
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Switching to renewable energies – thought experiment (part 1 out of 3)

Switching to renewable energies – thought experiment (part 1 out of 3)

  • Posted by Gerhard Pramhas
  • On 3. August 2022
In times like these, one topic is omnipresent: the switch to renewable or green energies. Many private individuals as well as entrepreneurs are committed to this idea. However, does it pay off? Here is a thought experiment. First of all, an example: one family house with 4 people: electricity consumption incl. two electric cars: 12,000 […]
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Company reorganization through effective organization in product development

Company reorganization through effective organization in product development

  • Posted by Gerhard Pramhas
  • On 2. June 2022
Silvering what is to be silvered? Let’s start like this: Why do companies that basically develop and sell good products become restructuring cases in the first place? How do creditors react, how do liquidators react? Do reorganization proceedings include self – administration or not? Sometimes such scenarios can no longer be avoided, but how should […]
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Organizational development in research and development environment

Organizational development in research and development environment

  • Posted by Gerhard Pramhas
  • On 18. March 2022
I am currently working on an exciting project: The perfect R&D organization. What is it all about? It is about efficiency in product development. Many R&D organizations are slow and therefore not very economical. I was asked the following question in advance: Can I demand from my development to take in more than it costs, […]
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New welding technologies provide cost efficiency in production

New welding technologies provide cost efficiency in production

  • Posted by Gerhard Pramhas
  • On 25. February 2022
Right now, I am working on a pretty exciting project: New welding technologies for more cost efficiency in medium-sized production facilities. What is so special about these new welding technologies? Not that much, it is only about overcoming innovation resistance, which as one knows, is a natural thing to do. You can read now how […]
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Which vehicle is most environmentally friendly? (Part 2)

Which vehicle is most environmentally friendly? (Part 2)

  • Posted by Gerhard Pramhas
  • On 31. October 2021
The question whether a vehicle is environmentally friendly or not is not an easy one. I have already dealt intensivly with this topic in another blog post. The search for the most environmentally friendly vehicle continues on the basis of literature: You will now read why vehicle technology plays an important role. Petrol engine, diesel […]
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Which vehicle is the most environmentally friendly? (part 1)

Which vehicle is the most environmentally friendly? (part 1)

  • Posted by Gerhard Pramhas
  • On 5. September 2021
Anyone who is concerned with technology and also with environmental protection cannot avoid this question: Which vehicle is the most environmentally friendly? For me as a management consultant with the expertise of an engineering firm, this is one of the most important questions for the upcoming years. Politicians are undoubtedly in the process of fixing […]
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Geometrical product specification – tolerance values in the sense of form, direction, location and run-out

Geometrical product specification – tolerance values in the sense of form, direction, location and run-out

  • Posted by Gerhard Pramhas
  • On 21. August 2021
Today I want to address the most important topic of a technical orientated business: tolerances. Every engineer is deeply informed about the word ,,tolerance’’. There is not a single structural component in technical systems and products that can be produced exactly that way the designer plans it. Endless combination possibilities & variations While mastery of […]
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