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Digital transformation

From product to data champion. Data-based to smart factory of an industry 4.0 and smart product with digital services.

SAP Gold Partner
Celonis Partner

From strategy to implementation

We accompany global market leaders on the journey of digital transformation to the data-based, intelligent factory of an Industry 4.0 and jointly develop digital services through to new business models for your industrial products.

Digital Strategy & Data Architecture

As a management & IT consultancy, we jointly translate the corporate digital strategy into relevant ideas & concepts as well as strategies & measures for the areas of production and digital services.

Digital Strategy & Data Architecture

Learn more about our strategy consulting offerings around the smart factory and digital services.

Smart factory

As an agile consulting and integration partner, we jointly realize the smart factory with efficient, flexible and sustainable production based on an SAP Cloud Portfolio.

Smart factory

Learn more about our agile implementation methodology for realizing a smart factory.

Supply Chain

As part of the cbs Practice, we advise and realize the Sustainable Supply Chain with intelligent manufacturing at its core.

Supply Chain

The comprehensive offering covers the end-to-end process from design-to-operate and all aspects from strategy to execution.
connected cloud

Digitization and the way to the cloud

Bring your production and digital service offering to the cloud with Trebing+Himstedt. We know from experience that the path from on-premise systems to the cloud is not an easy one. That’s why our strategy consultants support you from the development of future-proof cloud architecture for hybrid systems, cloud migration to cloud green field and accompany you step-by-step on the way to the cloud.

"When it's done methodically like Trebing + Himstedt, it's clear to everyone involved what the digital processes from ERP to shop floor must look like in a smart factory."

Andreas Bauer, Head of Database and Software Development, Refratechnik Holding GmbH

System partner for digital transformation

As part of the Materna-cbs family, we advise and integrate along the entire value chain from business processes to production to logistics and digital service offerings.

In addition to independent strategy consulting, we rely on the strategic technology partners SAP and Celonis, supplemented by a valuable eco-partner network of start-ups, universities and research institutions as well as committees and associations such as the Open Industry 4.0 Alliance and the VDMA.


The Materna Group is internationally positioned and employs over 3,500 people at more than 35 locations worldwide. It implements innovative and sustainable IT and digitization projects for more than 1,200 customers. The Materna Group includes several subsidiaries and holdings such as cbs, leogistics and Trebing + Himstedt. Trebing + Himstedt uses the synergies of the group, such as in the area of Microsoft Azure or also individual developments.

cbs – Corporate Business Solutions
Trebing + Himstedt is a 100% subsidiary of cbs – Corporate Business Solutions.
cbs is a consultant for world market leaders. As a process consultant and SAP specialist, cbs, with over 1,000 employees, supports its customers comprehensively and worldwide with a unique complete offering for business transformation. cbs is part of the Materna Group.

leogistics GmbH
Part of the group of companies is leogistics GmbH.
leogistics is a leading and globally active partner in the design and implementation of digital software solutions for logistics and supply chain management.

As the market leader for business software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and in all industries to be more successful. Machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics technologies support our customers on their journey to becoming smart businesses. As a Gold Partner, Trebing + Himstedt uses SAP’s cloud-based applications for an end-to-end digital supply chain to realize a smart factory and digital services.

Celonis is the global market leader in execution management. The Celonis Execution Management System enables companies to manage their entire business processes in a data-driven and intelligent way. Ten years ago, Celonis was instrumental in building the category of “process mining” when the technology was first developed to automatically “x-ray” processes and identify weaknesses. Trebing + Himstedt uses Celonis for data-based transparency as a basis for more efficient production.

Open Industry 4.0 Alliance
The Open Industry 4.0 Alliance is a growing global implementation alliance with more than 100 members who are experts in Industry 4.0 products, solutions and services. The vision of the OI4 Alliance is to accelerate business by leveraging existing Industry 4.0 standards and integrating data and processes vertically and horizontally. Trebing + Himstedt is one of the first member companies of the Alliance.

The VDMA represents more than 3500 German and European companies in the mechanical and plant engineering sector. The industry stands for innovation, export orientation and medium-sized businesses. The companies employ a total of around 3 million people in the EU-27, more than 1.2 million of them in Germany alone. This makes mechanical and plant engineering the largest employer among the capital goods industries, both in the EU-27 and in Germany. Trebing + Himstedt has been an active member of the VDMA for decades.

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Chris Leinemann
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