03/22/2021 | IS or SHOULD – that is the question here

How can an assembly line be timed so that output is as high as possible and worker stress and cycle balancing are as low as possible? To answer this question, the work planner uses methods of time determination. These include time recording (according to REFA) and time determination with MTM (Methods-Time Measurement). Prof. Dr.…


03/18/2021 | SME 4.0: Learning for the digital transformation

"Companies and Employees Shape the Digital Transformation" - "SME 4.0" for short – is the name of the project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, which was successfully completed after four years. Under the leadership of the Machine Tool Laboratory (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University in cooperation with MTM…


02/18/2021 | MAN Krakow: "MTM has brought us a big step forward"

The international partner network One-MTM, which supports globally operating industrial companies in the application of the time management method MTM (Methods-Time Measurement) and thus in the design of productive and healthy work, has been successful on the market for one year.


02/11/2021 | MTM-Easy: Now also with time data for machine operation and setup

MTM-Easy, the cloud-based software for the determination of assembly times, provides companies with an ideal tool for reliable work planning. Release 2.5 offers even more features.


02/09/2021 | "We increasingly act as an enabler for more productivity"

For almost 40 years, the experts at Deutsche MTM-Gesellschaft mbH have been supporting players in the time management industry. Consulting, engineering services, software solutions and certified training come from a single source. "That's only available from us," says GmbH Managing Director Prof. Dr. Peter Kuhlang.


02/02/2021 | E-learning and webinars still high on the agenda in 2021

Training to become an MTM and EAWS practitioner and continuing education to become an MTM and EAWS instructor is now available completely digitally via webinar. Already in the pandemic year 2020, more than 1,000 participants took advantage of this offer. "The development will continue in this direction," says Dr. Thomas Finsterbusch,…


02/02/2021 | Partner network One-MTM celebrates 1st birthday

For one year now, the international partner network One-MTM has been supporting globally operating industrial companies in the implementation and uniform application of MTM, the standard method in industrial engineering. On 16 February 2021, interested parties, customers and partners are invited to an online event on the occasion of…


01/28/2021 | Work-based learning is the topic of the MTM publication series

Issue 15 of the MTM publication series Industrial Engineering contains the results of the research project "Process and work-related learning in assembly for future-oriented employee qualification", PALM4.Q for short. The issue is available in DE and EN.


01/09/2021 | Valid time data and systematic planning are a must

The Sino-German Industry 4.0 Demonstration and Innovation Center and the AI Innovation Factory at the Global Advanced Manufacturing Institute (GAMI) in Suzhou were the meeting point for the latest MTM/IE regional meeting in China. 18 MTM specialists and enthusiasts from 11 companies attended the event. The focus was on the role of…


01/07/2021 | Prof. Dr. Peter Kuhlang is the new CEO of MTM ASSOCIATION e. V.

The MTM ASSOCIATION e. V., one of the leading industry associations with a good 240 member companies, has a new managing director. Prof. Dr. Peter Kuhlang succeeded Knuth Jasker on 01.01.2021, who will continue to advise the MTM organization on strategic issues for another two years. Peter Kuhlang had already been appointed second…


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