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Measurement & quantification

SIGMAtools Ltd. is a high-tech start-up incorporated 2013 in Zurich, Switzerland.
We are specialized in the field of energy- and resource efficiency in manufacturing.

(O) Overview & evaluation

We provide a quick check evaluation for the energy efficiency potential of production facility along the Value Stream Map (VSM) methodology to identify machine tools and production systems with the highest energy efficiency improvement potential. ... Read more This can be done with the available production data enhanced with detailed energy- and resource measurements. A ranking list of inefficient subsystems is provided to help evaluate the next steps.
Detailed energy- and resources measurement: Machine tools or production systems in general are measured with the SIGMAtools multichannel measurement system. A standardized measurement program is employed, ensuring compliance with ISO14955 and can be further adopted to individual needs. A full measurement report with the technical and economic optimization indication and action plan is provided.
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(O) Analysis & consulting

Based on detailed measurement data and the actual machine tool use, SIGMAtools provides optimization recommendations and workshops with users, manufacturers and system integrators to find the optimal strategy for energy-, resource-efficient and economic measures. ... Read more Independent but with excellent partners from industry and research institutions, state of the art solutions can be evaluated, proposed and implemented. Concrete measures can be approved according to their effectiveness. Show less

(O) Customized solution & coaching

Clients in need of energy- and resource measurements on a daily basis and a desire to provide this service in-house, e.g. for R&D applications, are assisted by SIGMAtools with methodological support and the development of a customized measurement system... Read more which is tailored to the specific needs of the measurement application. Coaching, workshops and regular updates on the latest developments in the SRI, ErP and ISO create a high competence in energy efficiency in your company. Show less

(O) Production monitoring

In the production environment, continuous and detailed information on energy- and resource consumption is needed for performance evaluation, production scheduling, error detection, optimization and service and maintenance. SIGMAtools offers strategies which are based on... Read more the multichannel measurement methodology to collect energy- and resource consumption data of production systems while using a minimal amount of sensors. This patented and ISO 50001 conform approach enables comprehensive energy monitoring at a reasonable cost. Show less

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About us

Our team

Founded as a spin off from ETH Zurich, our team is well-rehearsed and ready
for new challenges. Contact Adam to join our team!

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Adam M. Gontarz

Co-Founder, CEO

Adam M. Gontarz earned a Diplom-Ingenieur degree from the University of Stuttgart. After studies at ETH Zurich and industrial experience in the field R&D (energy system) and manufacturing in the automotive industry in Germany, the USA and Japan he started his doctoral studies which he finished in 2015 earning a PhD from ETH Zurich in the field of energy efficiency in production. Multiple publications (20+) in the field of energy efficiency further proof his in-depth interest in industrial sustainability.


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David Hampl

Co-Founder, CTO

David Hampl has studied computer science and economics at the University of Zurich. During his studies he worked part time as a consultant for finance and accounting software solutions. After his studies he joined the institute for machine tools and manufacturing at ETH Zurich to support research projects in control programming and resource efficiency. In this capacity he found his passion in tweaking software systems for industrial settings.


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