CLC can look back on many years of customer relations in the automotive sector based on partnership. Thanks to our extensive expertise, the high quality of our work and the trust our customers place in us, we have been offering services and standardised products for the automotive sector for more than 10 years. Projects are managed holistically from conception and process analysis to implementation and support.

Stage-gate processes in the automotive industry

  • Project management along the product development process of vehicle components
  • Document management and system documentation of decision-making processes
  • Planning and documentation of gate review meetings using automated pre-filled gate checklists
  • In particular, creation, release, management of document templates, checklists and result documents for defined project phases

ECM or PLM infrastructure

  • Archive connection for controlled drawing management
  • Installing the SAP Content Server
  • Distributed Content Server Landscapes

Complex implementations and PLM individual developments

  • PLM workflows for controlled release of documents, document control and drawing distribution
  • workflow-supported master data processes (ERP, MDG, MDM)
  • Various SAP implementations in the environment of PLM objects such as material master, bill of materials, SAP DVS, SAP classification, SAP cfolders, etc.

Simplified interfaces for working with SAP

  • WebDynpro application (with direct integration to SAP PS projects) for prototype and forecast planning
  • Supplier portal
  • U.v.m.


  • Control of the entire prototyping process in pre-series development from procurement through design and manufacturing to shipping
  • Mapping of different clients incl. corresponding cost allocation
  • System-side mapping of approvals for changes during sample creation
  • Handling and targeted integration of late change requests by the client
  • Creation of construction parts lists and derivation of production parts lists
  • Mapping of cross-plant production scenarios at different locations
  • Bracketing of all documents that are created during the process
  • Complete traceability through the assignment of serial numbers for individual samples, the assignment of inspection result documents to samples, and the linking of approval processes for inspection results
  • Mapping of different process flows, depending on the plant in which the production takes place
  • Integration of tool procurement and tool changes
    Scheduling and control of the process steps

Trial Management

  • Definition of requirements for necessary test benches
  • Acquisition of target values for test bench designs
  • Control and scheduling of the test orders on the test benches as well as derivation of schedules

Permission to use

  • Control of processes in the event of deviations from target values that are discovered during various inspections (e.g. incoming goods inspection, quality assurance of in-house products).
  • Documentation and control of decision making (e.g. return, rework, scrapping)
  • Monitoring of time validity of the use permit
  • Documentation of target and actual values and the resulting deviations

Engineering Change Management

  • Integration of all master and transaction data
  • Workflow controlled change process
  • Involvement of all areas involved
  • VDA 4965 conformity
  • Transparent documentation of the basis for decision-making
  • Global change management of vehicle components

Integrated process planning

  • More effective design of production planning and increase in the quality of planning results
  • Creation of a workflow-based SAP application that supports the work planner in his activities
  • Increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the production planning process
  • Workflow-based control of routing and production order changes of departmental tasks as well as the creation of costing plans

Electronic machine file

  • Collection of all information and process control until the machine is ordered
  • Workflow for the preparation of the specifications and cooperation with all relevant departments (e.g. occupational health and safety, works council)
  • Collection of all information and process control from the moment the machine is ordered
  • Process control for the installation of the machine with workflows for the machine installation, also changeover and shutdown

Award system for the procurement process

  • Central system as award preview for purchasing
  • Basis for the development of negotiation strategies with suppliers
  • Possibility to bundle requests or procurements
    Central access for material group managers

8D electronic supplier complaint

  • System-supported communication with suppliers
  • Documentation of measures for error prevention
  • Cross-system mapping of the 8D report