In 2013, approximately 65.5 millions cars were produced. According to a forecast published by PwC this number shall rise to 100 millions until 2017. The automotive industry is a synonym for mass production, lean production and global consolidation. The "Lean Production" philosophy involves improvement programmes such as "Time saving activities", "Labor cost savings" or "CIP Continuous improvement process“. To support such endeavours HEULE develops tools that reduce the production time, that are simple in respect of handling and preadjustments and that meet the quality requirements.