Woodward L’Orange GmbH—precise, innovative, leading

Transparent data by means of 4PEP Engineering Change Management

As a member of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, L’Orange has been developing, producing and distributing groundbreaking injection systems for high-speed and medium-speed engines from 1,000 to 40,000 kW globally for over 80 years. L’Orange‘s offering encompasses conventional pump-nozzle systems as well as the latest common-rail technology for the diesel and heavy oil sector. L’Orange‘s particular strength is the realization of specific system solutions that are tailored to meet the customers’ requirements.

L’Orange designs its change processes in a safe and transparent way on the basis of the innovative ILC solution 4PEP Engineering Change Management.

“With the solution from ILC, we bundle all data relevant to changes in SAP and can therefore use it as a basis to integrate all departments.”

Dr. Friedrich von Wachter
Director Quality, Energy, Environment & Occupational Safety
L’Orange GmbH

  • name: Woodward L’Orange GmbH
  • location: Stuttgart (HQ), Glatten, Wolfratshausen, Rellingen, Suzhou (China)
  • industrial sector: Machinery Engineering
  • products: fuel pumps, fuel injec-tion valves, injectors, spare parts
  • revenue: 314 m EUR (2020)
  • employees: > 1,000
  • www.lorange.com
  • excel-based change management with email distribution
  • no integration and therefore no use of SAP objects
  • status of the change process only identifiable with great manual effort
  • process standards have to be created
  • global access to all information concerning a change
  • controlled, cross-department management of changes
  • variable workflow with the possibility of process loops
  • automatic creation of documents for the transfer of a change
  • data transparency: integration of all data and documents
  • process safety: inclusion of everyone involved in the process
  • traceable progress of a process
  • reduction of time spent on searches
  • harmonized and consistent change data
Company
  • name: Woodward L’Orange GmbH
  • location: Stuttgart (HQ), Glatten, Wolfratshausen, Rellingen, Suzhou (China)
  • industrial sector: Machinery Engineering
  • products: fuel pumps, fuel injec-tion valves, injectors, spare parts
  • revenue: 314 m EUR (2020)
  • employees: > 1,000
  • www.lorange.com
Initial situation and challenge
  • excel-based change management with email distribution
  • no integration and therefore no use of SAP objects
  • status of the change process only identifiable with great manual effort
  • process standards have to be created
Solution
  • global access to all information concerning a change
  • controlled, cross-department management of changes
  • variable workflow with the possibility of process loops
  • automatic creation of documents for the transfer of a change
Customer benefits
  • data transparency: integration of all data and documents
  • process safety: inclusion of everyone involved in the process
  • traceable progress of a process
  • reduction of time spent on searches
  • harmonized and consistent change data

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