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// About us

Our team

Creativity needs diversity: true innovation only emerges in exchange with others.

Our experts have different academic backgrounds. Most of them are mechanical or industrial engineers with various specialisations in production and logistics. Our interdisciplinary team also includes computer scientists and business managers.

Johannes Schweizer

Senior Manager

Benjamin Barton


David Grössle

Senior Expert

Markus Marschall


Maximilian Wolper

Senior Consultant

Gilles Heymes

Senior Consultant

Henrik Sauer


Hans-Joachim Schur


Sven Gaebert

Senior Consultant

Luca Mettler


Lennart Vogt


Sebastian Fiehl


Matthias Miesbeck

Senior Consultant

Kerstin Grunenberg

Team Assistant

Dr. Christian Debus

Managing Director Process Automation Solutions GmbH

Prof. Dr-Ing. Jürgen Grinninger

Professor of Operations Management and Supply Chain Management / Founder

Tanja Grinninger

Senior Expert / Founder

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Johannes Fottner

Professor of Logistics Engineering

Prof. Dr.-Ing. W. Günthner

Professor of Logistics Engineering

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Meißner

Professor of Production and Logistics

Anja Meinen

Systemic Consultant/Therapist

Johannes Andexlinger

Systemic Consultant/Mediator

Dr. Markus Wirz

Supply Chain Management

Cooperation and partnerships

BLSG - a PA Business Unit

At the end of 2021, BLSG AG and Process Automation Solutions GmbH (PA) strengthened their partnership. BLSG will henceforth operate as an independent business unit of PA. With this strategic step, we deliver the following added value for our customers:

  • Together, BLSG and PA offer an even broader product portfolio and innovations in all areas of Operations and Industry 4.0.
  • Together we offer you even more competencies and deeper know-how in operational excellence
  • Together we offer you the best services from operational strategy, process consulting to implementation in IT and OT.

BLSG AG as part of Process Automation Solutions

Since 2021 BLSG is part of Process Automation Solutions (PAS). This opens up optimal opportunities for us and our customers. We now also provide the implementation of operational excellence solutions from a single source: In addition to the design of lean processes and their implementation support, we now also implement the technical infrastructure and software. Through the portfolio of PAS, our well-known consulting services are extended by automation and digitalization solutions as well as SAP and MES implementation. We can access additional in-house expertise if required: From SAP system house to the implementation of robot-based automation solutions.

Process Automation Solutions GmbH

With more than 1,400 employees, Process Automation Solutions GmbH is one of the leading, manufacturer-independent providers of complete automation solutions for the process, manufacturing and automotive industries. The experts of PAS support their customers in Europe, America and Asia in all phases of automation from planning to realization and commissioning. In the areas of process optimization and digitalization, PAS continues to expand its competence in a targeted manner. Further information about PAS: www.pa-ats.com

ATS Corporation

PAS belongs to the Canadian ATS Corporation. Founded in 1978, the company has approximately 5,000 employees and is a leading provider of automation solutions for the life sciences, chemical, consumer products, electronics, food, beverage, transportation, energy, and oil and gas industries. For more information on ATS: www.atsautomation.com

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Coporate Vision


Experienced – pragmatic – goal-oriented

Thanks to our practical experience and focus on core competencies, we are able to develop pragmatic and innovative solutions. As a strong partner, we support your team during the planning or optimisation phase; from conception through implementation and right up to ramp-up validation. We master the tools of change management and speak the languages of all hierarchical levels. In this way, we are able to create company-wide acceptance for important changes.

Service culture

Customer-oriented – appreciative – authentic

When it comes to achieving your company’s goals, we take a long-term view. When developing solutions, we focus on the big picture. In this way, we achieve holistic results that are tailored to your company and that win the support of all parties involved.

Leadership philosophy

Trusting – responsible – passionate

Our consultants possess the skills and the courage to make a difference in your company. They are able to take full responsibility for the tasks assigned to them because their relationship to our management is one of mutual trust and support. We treat each other with respect and allow each other freedom – this is what generates the enthusiasm and flexibility that drives the success of your project.

Style of communication

Open – transparent – fast

Thanks to ongoing project reviews and a dynamic feedback culture we create a sound basis on which your project can thrive. Thanks to open, transparent, and uncluttered communication channels and flat hierarchies, we bring ideas and solutions to fruition effectively and quickly.

Team spirit

Collaborative – helpful – any time

All of our work is built on the principle and practice of collaboration, which acts as a motivating force for your staff and ours. Our team members appreciate and trust one another. These lived values ensure that we can count on expert support from one another at all times. This, in turn, provides security – both for our employees and for you in the planning and implementation of your project.