Specialised press 2021
Move forward together – Increase productivity in intralogistics through the new RFID system iPLACER®
The partners STILL GmbH and Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG have shown that Industry 4.0 can function smoothly at the forklifts and industrial trucks specialist’s plant in Hamburg. There, iPLACER®, a self-sufficient RFID module, is being used for a seamless supply of production materials. It was possible to implement the new system without time-consuming retrofitting of existing processes as well as without costly programming. The system was officially transferred from its pilot phase into regular operations in the STILL’s plant in Hamburg just in time at the end of the year.
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Specialised press 2020
WIS Virtual Experiences – Interactive experience of system and product solutions
Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG encourages digital transformation and has created innovative options in recent years for interactively networking with the customers. Using WIS Virtual Experiences, a virtual showroom, the company presents supply solutions and the product range centred around efficient C-Parts management to its customers and business partners. Apart from interactive experience of range of products, the showroom also offers suitable setting for individual customer visits. In this way, the company closes the gap between telephone and video conference and the experience of face-to-face meetings while completely ensuring “social distancing“, which is of utmost importance in the present scenario. For it is undeniable and remains constant: personal contact with the customer has utmost priority.
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Innovation through cooperation: Würth Industrie Service and Fraunhofer allow systems to communicate – Digital. Real. Transparent.
Innovations in a company take place in an environment of increasing customer demands, high pace of innovation and constantly changing competitive and market landscape. It demands high level of strategic and long-term action. The companies regard the forming of cooperation as key to success and also as one of the approaches for dealing with increasing complexity. Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG too utilises innovation cooperations and networks extensively to enhance its capability for innovation, expand its skills and enter new market segments by working together with competent partners. It is primarily about developing the company in its role as one of the comprehensive partners in C-Parts management. For this reason, digital transformation is considered as the pioneering driving force. Challenging times particularly highlight the importance of digital and automated business processes. Würth Industrie Service relies consistently on high level of supply security with innovative solutions.
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Full speed ahead in the new year − Würth Industrie Service closed financial 2019 with sales volume of EUR 582 million
In terms of economics, Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG can look back on an eventful year 2019 and continues its course of the last years against the backdrop of the current economic situation. The company trading with modular C-parts solutions with a focus on all needs of manufacturing industry customers reported a sales volume of EUR 582 million in 2019, corresponding to an increase of 2.5 percent.
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The new ORSY®mat WGT. Automatic material supply with weighing system for MRO requirements
The new ORSY®mat WGT weighing system, where WGT stands for weight, from Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG is one of six automatic vending machine models offering secure, automated supply of tools and operating materials in industrial production and maintenance. The latest vending machine system features integrated weighing technology and is particularly suitable for simultaneous retrieval of multiple items, retrieval of individual items within a packaging unit and fully automated re-ordering of MRO products.
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Specialised press 2019
Additive manufacturing technologies open up new potential: New service added to supply of C-Parts
Additive manufacturing, which is much better known to most people as 3D printing, has been in use in plastics engineering for many years. However, the method offers potential for many further applications: architecture, design, medical engineering, packaging or mechanical engineering. The services offered by Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG are specifically geared towards machinery and plant engineering. Thanks to these services, initial samples, prototypes, certified serial parts, spare parts and tools come from a single source from batch size one — a quick and cost-efficient supply process, not just for C-Parts.
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New reference book of Würth Industrie Service published C-Parts Management: Yesterday – Today – Tomorrow.
Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG is the publisher of the new reference book ”C-Parts Management. Yesterday – Today – Tomorrow.“ that will be available by the end of July. Apart from offering basic know-how about C-Parts and C-Parts management, the book constitutes a comprehensive work of reference for employees, manufacturing companies, customers and business associates as well as for schools, universities and colleges.
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Tradition and Innovation: Expert Forum on C-Parts Management at Würth Industrie Service
On June 25th and 26th, 2019, Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG carried through the third Expert Forum C-Parts Management at Industriepark Würth in Bad Mergentheim, which was attended by 500 participants. On the occasion of the 20th company anniversary, the event was under the motto: “Tradition and Innovation”.
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Award for Best Logistics Brand 2019
The winners of the reader and expert survey on the “Best Logistics Brands 2019” organized by German magazine LOGISTIK HEUTE and the German logistics association BVL were honored at a festive award night in Berlin on 10 April 2019 — and Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG was among the award winners. Würth Industrie has again taken second place in the bins category for its developments and innovations.
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Specialised press 2018
Growth continued - Würth Industrie Service closes business year 2018 with sales of EUR 567.7 million
Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG can look back on a pleasing year 2018 and again continues its growth of the past years. The supplier of modular C-Parts solutions for the manufacturing industry increased its sales in 2018 by 12.5 percent to a record value of EUR 567.7 million.
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New WIS platform by Würth Industrie Service launched
To make C-Parts management more efficient for industrial customers, Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG developed a new system. The WIS platform (Würth Industrie Service) features a user-friendly interface combining all functions of a Kanban system with full transparency of all processes. Thanks to its multilingual layout, the system can be used at production sites in several countries.
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600th RFID customer of Würth Industrie Service
Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG implemented a new RFID Kanban system for the French manufacturer of camping equipment and motor homes, Trigano, at their Mamers location. This intelligent solution safeguards efficient supply of C-parts to production. With the most recent project for Trigano, Würth Industrie Service has now equipped 600 customers with this solution all over Europe.
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CPS®miLOGISTICS: One system for all suppliers.
Würth Industrie Service has devised a new system to meet individual customer requirements that go beyond its own product range. With CPS®miLOGISTICS, not only standard and special parts, but also non-Würth items are integrated into the C-Parts management system and incorporated into the efficient Kanban supply from Würth Industrie Service.
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Sales record 2017: Würth Industrie Service exceeds EUR 500 million mark
Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG can look back on an exceptionally successful year 2017. Reporting double-digit growth of 11 %, the customers’ reliable partner for C parts management generated sales of EUR 504 million for the very first time. The number of employees rose to 1,489. In 2018, Würth Industrie Service strives to achieve similar growth rates, mainly investing in staff and the further development of digital solutions in C-Parts management.
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Industry 4.0 and the challenges it faces
Digitize, but how? Networking across the company's borders is increasingly coming into focus. Companies must constantly reinvent themselves and change their business model in the face of global competition, rising customer expectations, and the high speed of innovation. The associated changes in the intralogistics processes are the focus of the interview with Ralph Szepanski from "The Business Debate" and Rainer Bürkert, Executive Vice President of the Würth Group, for Handelsblatt and Wall Street Journal.
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Specialised press 2017
Certified expertise - First continuing education seminar for future PPE product specialists at Würth Industrie Service
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is not only useful, but indispensable for employees. Whether the aim is to protect your eyes, ears, hands, skin or yourself from falling, or you are talking about safety shoes- or clothes - PPE is needed wherever people take protective measures to ensure health and safety at work. This is just one of the reasons why especially industry businesses should pay close attention to this topic. In this connection, qualification plays a decisive role. Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG recognized this need early on and formed a team of PPE experts for its customers already back in 2007. Their expertise was now backed up further by the seminar for future PPE product specialists that was organized by TÜV SÜD Akademie. From November 27th to December 1st 2017, 16 employees participated in this in-depth further education seminar at Industriepark Würth in Bad Mergentheim.
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First Expert Forum C-Parts Management
Logistics: the motor behind Industry 4.0

More than 500 invited guests from around the world met for the first Expert Forum C-Parts Management at Industriepark Würth in Bad Mergentheim to discuss the challenges of Industry 4.0, digitalisation and autonomisation in the industrial sector and logistics industry. There are already numerous technological innovations in the logistics industry. Clear trends here are collaboration and self-organising processes. Apart from representatives from Kärcher, KUKA, STILL and Würth, the top-class speakers included Prof. Dr. Michael ten Hompel, for whom logistics play the central role in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
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Space for 150,000 pallets - Würth Industrie Service’s extended logistics centre starts operation
Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG has expanded its European logistics centre in Bad Mergentheim. A new fully automatic high-rack warehouse has raised capacity by more than 49,000 pallet storage slots to currently around 650,000 storage locations, 150,000 of them for pallets alone.
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Expansion of logistics centre is coming to an end: storage and retrieval machines integrated into new high-bay warehouse
On Tuesday, 28 March 2017, the storage and retrieval machines were delivered and installed for Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG’s new high-bay warehouse at Würth Industrial Park in Bad Mergentheim.
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Würth Industrie Service successfully closes financial year 2016
Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG successfully expanded its sales volume to EUR 455 million in the financial year 2016. The planned targets could be achieved thanks to a 7.1 percent growth rate.
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Specialised press 2016
Würth Industrie Service wins the international German Packaging Award 2016 in the "Logistics and material flow" category
The winners of the showcase event, the German Packaging Awards 2016, have been chosen. An independent expert jury selected 34 of the best packaging solutions out of more than 200 entries from Germany, France, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland and Switzerland. Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG was awarded the German Packaging Award 2016 in the "Logistics and material flow" category for its solution in the field of Kanban bins.
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A commitment to Europe - Expansion of the Würth Industrie Service logistics centre
On 21 July 2016, the ground work began in advance of construction of the most modern logistics centre for industrial supply in Europe at Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG. This moment was marked with an official ground-breaking ceremony featuring 30 invited guests, including Mayor Udo Glatthaar, member of the German parliament Margaret Horb, the planners and engineers involved, as well as Würth Industrie Service management.
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Würth Industrie Service wins second place for Best Logistics Brand of 2016 in the containers category
On 20 April 2016, Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG was presented with an award as one of many winners in the reader and expert poll "Best Logistics Brand 2016" in Berlin for the category containers. At a festive award ceremony, LOGISTIK HEUTE and Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL) e.V. awarded the representatives of the victorious brands the trophy for Best Logistics Brand.
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Specialised press 2014
iBin®WP – direct and connected supply to the workstation
Industry 4.0 was the central subject at the LogiMAT 2014 trade show in Stuttgart and is likely to turn the industries of intralogistics, logistics and materials management upside down in the years to come. The new iBin®WP heralds an industrial revolution in C-Parts management: Industry 4.0, where human beings are in the center of a cross-linked world of systems. Würth small-load carrier W-KLT®2.0, flexible W-KLT®Clip and the intelligent iBin® camera module make up the basis of this. Together, they stand for the iBin®WP (workplace) and make up a fully networked workstation.
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Specialised press 2013
Bad Mergentheim/Main-Tauber-Kreis. On January, 16th 2013, Würth Industrie Service is the first C-Part partner to present a visual ordering system which will revolutionize the entire Materials Managements sector. It is now possible, for the first time, to transfer filling level, quantity and information of articles automatically to the inventory management system via integrated camera using RFID technology on a bin level. This means that not only is consumer-controlled supply of small parts for production requirements possible on a just-in-time basis, but C-Part supply is also executed by real time transfer via image format: simply iNTELLIGENT!
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