Birkeland Production Line – Malvern Panalytical 



Company Name / Department Malvern Panalytical
Contact Person

Philippe Bronckers

Location Almelo or Eindhoven
Study programme(s) to be discussed
Community to be discussed
Start Date February 2022
Housing arranged by company No


Company Description

Malvern Panalytical is a manufacturer and supplier of high-tech laboratory analytical instruments. Malvern Panalytical has >2500 employees and production locations in NL, UK, US, CA and CN. Our installed base is spread across the world.
We are fast-growing, international and have a friendly and inclusive culture.      

Project Description

To our product portfolio of benchtop instruments, we will introduce a 4th product family. In the current setup we have dedicated production lines per product family. (when and how) is it beneficial to switch over to one flexible production line which can produce any of the 4 benchtop flavours?   

Goals of the Project

Analyze and provide insight in the options which exist regarding production strategy. Work with the local team to create awareness.  


Design of a new production layout for benchtop instrument production. 

Essential Student Knowledge

An interest in high-tech, Operations Management and Planning.


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