On the 25 September 2019, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia solemnly held the 17th Innovation Day at the Brdo Congress Center in the city of Kranj. There were 199 innovations competing at the regional level, but only top 44 innovations were competing at the national level.
For one of its latest innovations called “Smart Factory Module for Automatically Disassembling Products from KTL with Automatic Product Quality Control after the KTL Surface Addition”, TPV gained national silver recognition at the event, which has already received gold recognition by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Dolenjska and Bela krajina region.
The innovation is a smart factory module for removing products from KTL hangers with automatic quality control after KTL surface protection. The sophisticated and advanced technology solution has been developed with the aim to increase productivity, improve quality, ergonomics, safety, reduce labor costs and strive for Industry 4.0, combining all necessary operations into a single one.
The award-winning group of innovators consists of the following innovative individuals: Mišo Pereško, Domen Murn, Miran Ferenčak, Jernej Knežič, Aleš Hribar, Tatjana Lamovšek and Aleš Mohorčič.
The silver national recognition for the TPV Group is a new acknowledgment of the innovativeness of the company, which has been paying extraordinary attention to the innovation culture and has been systematically and thoughtfully developing it for many years. Innovation is strongly involved in both, work processes and also the employees mindset. This year alone, employees have submitted over 2,000 innovative proposals, and since 2007, nearly 16,000 of them have been systematically collected. However, in January this year at the event Innovation Day, they also opened their innovation system outwards, with the TPV Innovation Station platform. The platform is aimed at the innovative individuals and start-ups who have breakthrough ideas for new products and technologies in the field of mobility and electrification. With its years of experience and connections, TPV Group can help them and turn these ideas into reality.