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Big Investment, Low Returns

  August 2019 / Dirk Frame, Partner Europe

T.A. Cook partner Dirk Frame has been involved in investment decision-making globally for over 30 years across a number of sectors and sees many opportunities for companies to break out of the pattern and make significant improvements. 

Test your metal

  August 2019 / Maximilian Tan, Senior Manager

Metallurgical companies are facing challenges to compete with cost-efficient players. Their electricity demand, and therefore costs, are very high, and raw material prices are

Digitale Transformation - der Mensch im Mittelpunkt

  April 2019

At the established TAR Annual Meeting, executives, project managers and specialists met to discuss the current challenges in turnaround management. All participants agreed: If you

A Great Place to work

  April 2019

T.A. Cook has this year received an award from Great Place to Work® as one of the best employers in the consulting industry, and is also considered to be one of the best employers in Germany. Prizes were awarded to

The experts in the T.A. Cook study were 80% correct

  March 2019

In 2009, researchers from T.A. Cook asked a large number of business leaders, production managers, plant and TAR managers at petrochemical facilities as well as service providers about their prognoses on trends,

Start-up Solutions for Industry 4.0

  March 2019

The future is set to bring connected machines, intelligent factories, and smart workers. There’s talk of disruptive changes – things that have never previously existed are reshaping entire industries. Small wonder then

“We Are Not Only Investing in Technology”

  March 2019

Pushing Boundaries is Covestro’s motto. The chemical company is using this philosophy to press ahead with its own digitalization plans. Stephan Krebber, program director

TAR Conference - Trends 2019

  March 2019

At the established TAR Annual Meeting, executives, project managers and specialists met to discuss the current challenges in turnaround management. All participants agreed: If you

Destined to succeed

  July 2018 / Uwe Sahl, Director, T.A. Cook

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has been under way for some time now. Companies are connecting and automating their production processes and using data on an unprecedented scale.

Are humans making themselves obsolete?

  July 2018

Empty factories and increasingly autonomous machines: Those who only envisage the modern working world in this nightmarish scenario are overlooking the diverse possibilities and