market environment - industrial plant engineering

The shortening of the project duration and the cost pressures from low-cost countries have had a long-term effect on Europe’s industrial plant engineering.

The global distribution of project teams and subcontractors has caused increasing complexity in project execution. Social and intercultural challenges are commonplace.

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specific solutions

  • Analysis and consulting, from supply contracts to turnkey contracts and EPC (engineering, procurement, construction)
  • Optimization of design, procurement, installation and  commissioning, acceptance and handover processes
  • Optimization of sales processes incl. transfer from sales to execution
  • Setup of structures for contract and claim management
  • Tax management in international plant engineering projects
  • Design and conduction of industry specific “master classes” for project managers and customized project management training programs

reference example 1


Global industrial group with over 150,000 employees focused on industrial engineering, mechanical engineering and automotive.


Worldwide training program for project managers, advice on construction management, coaching of specific projects and advice on the solution of specialized problems, such as the implementation of a group-wide project risk management standard.

our solution:

  • Implementation of a skill model for project managers
  • Advice on establishing a group-wide project risk management
  • World-wide training program for project managers
Case Study industry plant construction site

reference example 2

Project analyzes are often done when projects are already in trouble or even in crisis. Project analysis can illuminate the causes of difficult situations and assess the impact. The later in a project the analysis happens, the less are the possibilities of influence. The Project Managers of the Xajaburi project commissioned Centerline Management Consulting in a timely manner to analyze construction site management specifically and to propose concrete optimization potentials before the project entered the critical phase of the equipment assembly.

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