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    PRESENTATION

    PECAN Partners proposes to international groups, as well as SME (SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISE) and ETI a complete and unique offer in the domains of the engineering and the production.

    Our consultants master the whole value chain including conception/design, R&D, manufacturing, audit and quality.

    This specificity allows us to propose a unique expertise within major projects to bring a support to mid or long-term, either to intervene on questions and specific and urgent problems to solve.

    The competence and the capacity of our consultants lies among other points, to understanding your organization, identify its points of improvement, to have a global and transverse vision of the processes and to know how to interact with all the stakeholders within your company.

    The guarantee brought by our consultants is to provide you effective, pragmatic solutions, allowing of optimizing at best your human and financial resources. Our expertise are on duty to your efficiency and your profitability.

    Our main qualities

    DESIGN, R&D, INNOVATION

    PRESENTATION

    The strength of PECAN Partners’ offer can support you in all the stages of your project.

    From the audit phase, to specifications conception, until the elaboration of an action plan and its deployment, PECAN Partners is able of advising you and to identify the best strategy for your company.

    Some PECAN Partners’ specificities

    • Technical development
    • Research & Innovation
    • Innovation marketing
    • Architecture & systems
    • Driven systems & Automotive systems architecture
    • Electric & electronic architecture Suspension, braking, suspension subgroup
    • ADAS / Driver-aided system
    • Powertrain electrification
    • Patents & intellectual property
    • Calculation & simulation
    • Quality methodology & process

    Some of our references and achievements

    • Director of design and engineering department
    • Director of studies & manufacturing
    • Braking system head of project (ZF-TRW)
    • Head of production methods standardisation (European norms)
    • Expertise of operational management of a design & technical department
    • Vehicle conception (sports car, passenger cars, utility vehicles, electric vehicle)
    • Transfer of know-how and expertise from automotive sector to transportation and aeronautic sectors
    OUR OFFER : ENGINEERING

    Vehicle conception & development

    Feasibility study - technical solutions – Suspension subgroup

    Modelling of the dynamics of the vehicle

    Risks and profitability analysis Optimization of product technical development (cost, quality…)

    Full project management

    Multicultural and multisite management

    OUR OFFER : ADVERTISING & CONSULTING

    Internal audit, suppliers & providers audit, plants & factories audit, design department audit, engineering & industrial consulting firms audit ….

    Action plan elaboration, investments required sizing, data analysis…

    Companies, departments and teams’ organization and structuration

    Strategy deployment monitoring and managing team support and board members advising

    Change project management

    Process & methodologies conception, specifications elaboration

    Technical studies coordination between the customer, the design department and production

    Suspension subgroup is one of major axes of expertise of PECAN Partners.

    In the convergence of our know-how in engineering, architecture and vehicle’s behaviour, suspensions, braking and tyres, we master all the stages of conception/design and development.

    TECHNICAL DESIGN
    SUSPENSION SUBGROUP


    Our experts former PSA group top managers (Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel), ZF / TRW, Michelin, will know how to advise and support your project in design, development, innovation, whether it’s about utility vehicle, a heavyweight/truck, or vehicle for special uses such as that of the defence, and also hybrid propulsion or 100 % electric vehicle EV.

    We know how to bring you the most effective and relevant answer and solution to your questions and problems.

    SUSPENSION & BRAKING


    PECAN Partners developed a very large expertise of complete systems of suspension and braking design and conception. Within the groups PSA and ZF TRW, our experts have acquired a long experience of hydraulic, mechanical, pneumatic suspensions systems, as well as complex and full braking systems. PECAN Partners counts among his consultants, a world expert of hydractive technology developed by the Citroën brand.

    Our expertise built in automotive and mobilities sector will match your requirements and solve your problems by transferring our know-how in conception, design and organization dedicated to commercial/utility vehicles, transport, trucks and defence.

    Our consultants master perfectly the stakes linked to new technologies such as hybrid engine, electric propulsion or hydrogen engine.

    TIRE


    PECAN Partners’ experts have a strong experience of tire/tyres’ technologies and features. Specialists of suspension, suspension subgroups, vehicle behaviour, PECAN Partners counts within its specialists, formers major manufacturers’ executives such as Michelin and Pirelli. 

    We have a large knowledge of various tire’s segments, like passenger car, Ultra high performance (UHP), special tires, premium and upmarket tires, and innovative tires such as those Zoe Renault’s electric car, either as well racing and competition tires.

    Our experts can advise and support your company are capable in the domains of prospective, marketing innovation, R&D, conception/design and engineering, sales & marketing, distribution/retail, as well as new stakes linked to new mobilities, telematics, connected tire, RFID, IoT either maintenance and preventive repair.

    ELECTRONIC & ELECTRIC ARCHITECTURE


    PECAN Partners counts within it high-level specialists of electric and electronic architecture, former executives of forefront international groups such as DELPHI and having a wide expertise in various sectors of activities and vehicles’ features.

    Our consultants covers a full scope of expertise from conception phase with “ Design to cost " approach, via prototyping, testing and validation, until production and industrialization phase, PECAN Partners can advise your company and your team management in your project.

    Our consultants cover main elements of Electric and electronic Architecture ( E/E) such as :
    Physical and functional Partitioning
    Networks of energy supply and signals
    Databases networks
    Diagnostics
    Energy management

    As well as the sub-systems vehicle:
    Electric wiring harnenesses
    Cases relay and fuse (Protection and power distribution)
    Connectors and connections
    Switches, Actuators, Controllers and Sensors
    Mechatronics equipment
    Databases networks

    The expertise brought by PECAN Partners to his customers
    Costs and weights reduction of Electric and electronic systems
    Facilitated assemblies
    Increased reliability and feature
    Shortened development’s cycles
    Profitability and competitiveness improvement

    COMPOSITE STRUCTURE


    In partnership with ECM, engineering and technologic consulting company, member of CRIT group, specialized in automotive, aeronautics, transportation and energy, PECAN Partners can support and advise your company in composite’s bodywork parts, or specific subgroups, such as suspensions, integrating advances technologies such as composite. Composite and metals alloys, 3D printing, solutions of fibre placement composite...

    Our expertise is based on high-level of requirement sectors regarding conception, design, production and respecting the highest quality and safety standards.

    DESIGN & SPECIFICATION

    Our consultants can deliver a complete and scrupulous analysis of your needs in terms of conception/design, features and regulations, but also those of end-users and B2B and B2C targeted consumers.

    PECAN Partners’ experts can provide thus technical and functional specifications, which allow your company to develop successful projects and to meet allocated budgets.  PECAN Partners can provide to your company all its expertise in optimal specifications documents’ elaboration.

    Our know-how in this domain is based on decades of practice within industrial groups, automotive manufacturers and equipment suppliers, engineering companies, from defence and new mobilities sectors. Our transversal vision and our markets understanding, linked to our consultants’ competences in organizational, functional, technological stakes analysis, allow us to advise and support your company in the elaboration of this essential phase of your products’, technical and industrial products and components development.

    Our experience of various sectors and our multifunctional experience, bring us the required expertise to optimize your resources, help your company to make best decision in terms of process and technologies, to optimize your budgets and your resources and to reduce your costs.

    PROJECT MANAGEMENT

    Our consultants’ expertise and control of car engineering and industrialization processes, get to PECAN Partners’ experts a unique competence in project management/PMO conception and lead and projects’ schedule and tasks management.

    The capacity of our experts to analyse and to understand your company’s and sector’s functioning, allow us to conceive the best complete solution including internal and external factors and to provide to your company the best practices of automobile sector, an industrial reference in this matter.

    The strength of PECAN Partners’ consultants is to conceive the best organization and set up of your projects’ schedule and the management of successive phases and tasks of your projects, interactions and interdependences between multiple tasks, elaborate the most relevant evaluation of deadlines, adapt itself and be reactive in front of inevitable delays, while respecting your imperatives of budget, costs, and project achievement’s date.

    To analyse your company and your organization, to better understand your company better and help you to optimize your time’s management time, your resources and your budgets, while anticipating changes and by keeping an optimal reactivity, these elements will be some benefits of PECAN Partners’ expertise.

    R&D
    PRESENTATION


    Innovation and R&D became major stakes for companies. PECAN Partners can provide to your company advice and support to develop this activity with the following features:
    - Analysis and understanding of technology evolution, production processes,
    - Identification of technologies with higher added value and most competitive asset for your company,
    - Anticipation of customers' demands and market trends,
    - Determination of best practice form other sectors and transfer them and implement them to your company and your engineering and production organization

    Our expertise’s offer
    Prototypes, demonstrator vehicles - Design & Development
    Network & Coordination of designers
    Mock-up & prototyping (Clay, 3D, printing, digital, CAD…)
    Multidisciplinary Brainstorming
    Creativity, ideas & technologic concept analysis
    Innovation Management
    Knowledge Management
    TRIZ/TIPS Methodology (Inventive problem solving/Ideal-Real Transition Method)
    Value analysis

    PATENTS & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY


    Following R&D and innovation expertise, protection of your researches, your technologies and your patents are crucial stakes in a more and more competitive environment.

    PECAN Partners’ experts formers executives of forefront international group have a strong experience of research and development and can provided to your company their know-how in the field of intellectual property and patents within industrial and automotive sectors.

    From the structuration and the organization of your teams via the optimization of your research and innovation process, to the patent registration, up to their industrial implementation into your manufacturing processes, PECAN Partners can provide to your company first-class advise and support in your strategy of R&D and innovation.

    BENCHMARKING & TECHNOLOGY MONITORING


    To analyse, to understand, to anticipate technological evolutions and to adapt itself to it, they are some major stakes for companies there. 

    Our capacity to monitor new trends and technologies and specially to reveal the elements which will be the added value assets that will strengthen the competitiveness of a company, this is clearly the action of PECAN Partners’ experts.

    The multifunctional and complementary experience of our consultants, allows us to provide a complete and global approach of market analysis and developments led by your competitors. 

    Compare a strategy, confront it with the level of efficiency of your organization or your sector, this is how PECAN Partners provide the best advise and solution to elaborate your reflexion in terms of strategy, organization, technology, engineering and production/manufacturing.

    MARKETING INNOVATION


    Following benchmarking, PECAN Partners have a huge experience of innovation marketing within whole industrial sector.

    To advise you in your products’ strategy elaboration, on short and average product’s lifecycles, to facilitate innovation’s implementation and market’s acceptance, to inform and train markets’ stake players, these are some axis of PECAN Partners’ range of actions.

    But PECAN Partners’ main objective is to provide to your company, a crucial dimension for your success, innovation marketing. This strategy, adapted to the context and to the capacities of your company, to your processes of conception and production, requires to train your collaborators, which will help your company to communicate more efficiently internally and externally on your products.

    PECAN PARTNERS’ mission is to provide to your company, our capacity to identify technologic evolutions and customers uses and needs on your market.

    DESIGN TO COST

    PECAN PARTNERS’ experts have developed this approach from the very first steps of product’s conception and design according to a cost price target. 

    This philosophy based on our experience, our mastering of various technologies and manufacturing processes, allows to our Consultants and according to your objectives,
    - to advise the best decision and necessary compromises
    - to design the most adapted product according to your objectives of cost price and/or margin defined by specifications, price benchmarking and market studies customers’ acceptance price

    The strength of our consultants is built on an adaptive and pragmatic approach for upmarket, premium, retailer-brand and low-cost products’ conception.  

    Invest the slightest euro, where it’s necessary and where it will bring the strongest added value for your company, that is precisely the know-how of PECAN Partners.

    AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN & VEHICULE ARCHITECTURE

    Drawing is an art, industrial design, a complex technique.

    PECAN Partners has a wide range of skills and experience, able to make design, an axis of convergence between creativity and rationalism of conception and industrialization and production processes. 

    PECAN Partners can implement its capacity to conceive a process and/or to lead your project according to your financial and budgetary objectives, to schedule, commercial, marketing and technological.

    PECAN Partners know how to advise your company and to coordinate in the framework defined by specifications, design activities of your designers’ teams and to coordinate them with those in charge of technological and engineering development, then during industrial phase.

    To match art to industry is the expertise of PECAN PARTNERS. We know how to implement this know-how within industrial groups, manufacturers and automotive equipment suppliers, military vehicles & utilities manufacturers and innovative vehicles. Our educational project GT2020 gathers totally this spirit to link design to the phase of industrialization with rational and pragmatic vision.

    EXEMPLES OF ACHIEVEMENTS
    PRESENTATION


    PECAN Partners presents some projects carried out for well-known companies. The value added of our company is to be able to develop complex, transversal projects and to call on the experts who will be able to implement the solution to your problem.

    Unlike larger engineering companies, we bring flexibility, ability to design a solution tailored to your goals, identify experts in their field, to converge different expertise’s, to propose an approach " out of the box ", out of the usual standards to offer you the best solution for your project, for your company.

    STRUCTURE

     

    Clients

    Axes of studies

    Châssis/Cadres/Panneaux/Ouvrants/Vitrages

    Métaux/Composites

    Intégration Equipements intérieurs/extérieurs

    Transfert de fluide (rigide/flexible)

    Etanchéité

    Isolation Vibratoire/Phonique/Thermique

    SUSPENSION SUBGROUP

     

    Clients

    Axes of studies

    Essieux/Freinage/Direction/Suspension/Pneus

    Experts référencés ESTACA Professionnels

    Métallique/Pneumatique/Hydraulique – Composants à Systèmes

    Véhicules routiers/agriculture/industriels

    Prototypes à grande série

    Large réseau (toutes spécialités)

    TRACTION CHAIN

     

    Clients

    Axis of studies

    Adaptations Moteur/BV-Boîte de vitesses

    Transmissions homocinétiques

    Adaptation 4x4

    Hybridation GMP /Groupe Motopropulseur

    Suspension GMP/Groupe Motopropulseur

    ADAS

     

    Clients

    Axis of studies

    Sureté de Fonctionnement
    Architecture fonctions
    ISO 26262 – Sécurité fonctionnelle
    Profils mission/usages

    NEW HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

     

    Clients

    Axis of studies

    Pilotage QCDP Qualité, Coûts, Délais, Performance
    Plateau pluridisciplinaire
    Ingénierie Systèmes
    Sauts technologiques
    Leadership règlement

    ELECTRIC LIGHT COMMERCIAL VEHICULE

     

    Clients

    Axis of studies

    Création start’up (2009)
    A.M.I CG78 (2010)
    5 à 35 personnes
    Fabrication de 100 véhicules
    Co-développement clients
    Approche usage client/Usage driven

    MANUFACTURING & PRODUCTION

    PRESENTATION

    The strength of PECAN Partners' positioning and offer is to be able to advise and support your teams in the essential phases of value creating for your company, those of design AND manufacturing.

    PECAN Partners' experts come from industrial groups, ZF-TRW, PSA, DELPHI, international references in the organization of factories and production sites, processes, as well as cost control and quality standards. , supply / supply chain management, just-in-time production and continuous improvement (Kaizen type).

    This set of skills and know-how, PECAN Partners puts it at the service of improving your organization, controlling your costs, strengthening your organization and applying high standards of quality.

    In a logic of consulting and / or in the operational implementation of our strategic recommendations, PECAN Partners is able to propose to you the best solution for the efficiency of your industrial tool and the optimization of your human and financial resources.

    Our main qualities

    PROCESSUS ORGANIZATION & PRODUCTION

    The experts PECAN Partners, specialists in the industrialization and organization of production sites, will be able to provide you with any advice in the areas of your development strategy of your industrial tool:

    • choice or deployment of new technologies and production processes,
    • choice of new equipment,
    • organization of processes
    • opening, transfer of site, reorganization of a site, closing of site
    • advice in your initial or future investments
    • audit and deployment of improvements and action plans

    In all these cases, the consultants of PECAN Partners will work in collaboration with your management teams, engineers and technicians to put in place from an operational point of view, the axes of your strategy.

    Allowing you to produce better, more, reduce your costs and increase your return on investment, this is the heart of the action that PECAN Partners is able to implement in your company.

    Our main qualities

    PROCESS

    The permanent search for the improvement of your processes and the quality of your products is at the heart of the action of PECAN Partners experts.

    Experts in the industry, our consultants are able to implement in your company, solutions adapted to your context, in order to improve the efficiency of your organization and to optimize the use of your human resources and budget.

    The wide variety of skills of our experts, allows PECAN Partners to offer you an effective collaboration to improve the quality of your production and thus the image of your products.

    PECAN Partners puts at your service all its expertise and the know-how of its consultants to advise you and define the best strategy for your company and finally, ensure and manage its operational deployment in your factories and production sites.

    Our goal is to help you take the best decisions for the future of your company.

    Our main qualities

    COST REDUCTION

    Your organizational choices, your locations, your production sites, the technologies used and your organizational methods depend on your costs and your profitability.

    Reducing costs and optimizing your resources are at the heart of our action and the philosophy of PECAN Partners' experts.

    It is not possible to achieve the goal of cost reduction without completely reviewing how you design, produce, distribute, and deliver.

    The promise of the commitment of PECAN Partners' experts is to understand your organization, your specificities, to design a tailor-made global plan, quickly operational and offering quick-wins and medium-term improvement actions, integrating your entire value chain.

    Our main qualities

    AUDIT

    PRESENTATION

    One of the strengths of PECAN Partners' consultants is to have a wide range of expertise and to be able to work in teams and in a complementary way on your company issues.

    In the broader framework of a more strategic medium and long-term reflection, or the study of a specific problem, PECAN Partners is able to offer you the intervention of its experts.

    Our mission is:

    • to analyze the nature of your question
    • to understand your context, your organization and your processes
    • the performance level and the quality of the work and deliverables of your subcontractors and service providers.

    Our promise is:

    • To implement our broad expertise acquired in many sectors of activity,
    • To be totally attentive to your company, its market constraints
    • To offer you audits and recommendations in a short-term perspective and quick improvements, or in the context of a development and transformation in the medium term.
    • In a word, solve your problem

    Our main qualities

    ORGANIZATION

    Whether it's auditing your organization, your design office, your R & D department, innovation, your customer support, your production processes, your factory, or the production line of one of your sub-contractors, - PECAN Partners has the answer to your problem.

    Our experts in design, engineering development, innovation, production and organization can to assist you in analyzing the efficiency and performance of your organization.

    Your challenge is also ours, that is to use optimally your human and budgetary resources, make the right choice of a subcontractor to the best of your interest and the satisfaction of your customers, in summary to maximize your profitability and reduce your costs.

    PECAN Partners helps you to make the best choices for the future of your business.

    Our main qualities

    PROCUREMENT

    PECAN Partners has great experience in strategies control for the purchase of mechanical parts, flexible and electronic parts and components for the automotive and transport sector (heavy vehicles, utilities and agricultural machines).

    The competence of our consultants includes the drafting of specifications, the design, sourcing, selection and negotiation of contracts with suppliers and subcontractors, the production monitoring, the quality product level and all phases of the supply chain, supplies and final logistics, as well as the sales and marketing strategy.

    This total control of the value chain is clearly the added value of PECAN Partners. As a result, our consultants are specialists who are able to analyze and evaluate your procurement issues at all stages of this process.

    PECAN Partners' experts have extensive experience in countries that are highly engaged in outsourcing, for example China, Maghreb, Turkey, Europe and the United States.

    We are equally in control of products with a high technological or premium value, as well as products for MDD retail brands, as well as low-cost products.

    Whatever your objectives, PECAN Partners is able to audit your organization and your processes, to optimize the use of your resources and secure the maximum outsourcing of your production

    Our main qualities

    SALES & MARKETING

    Whether you are an international group, a business unit or an SME / MidCaps, PECAN Partners is able to offer you the analysis, the audit and the study of your organization and your Sales & Marketing policy.

    Our consultants cover a broad spectrum of sectors, be it the automotive sector, parts & accessories, tires, automotive distribution networks, premium and high-tech products, the transport sector, IT, new mobility, vehicles and electric charging, motorsport / racing.

    PECAN Partners will be able to provide you with an effective and relevant solution to identify your problems and offer you a solution and an operational strategic action plan for the commercial and marketing policy of your company.

    Our main qualities

    DISTRIBUTION

    The expertise of the PECAN Partners consultants in the field of distribution is able to accompany your company to carry out evaluation and audit missions of your organization, your processes and their efficiency.

    Our consultants are specialists in the supply chain, distribution, retail, commercial and operational management of distribution networks. Our experts are in complete control of the distribution value chain, whether in B2B, B2D, B2B2D, B2B2C or B2C.

    They are able to implement a methodology to identify the points of improvement of your organization and your processes, points of tension and malfunctions, the optimization of your costs, the evaluation of your sales force, whether internal or outsourced, we identify your problems, evaluate the efficiency of your service providers and subcontractors.

    Our audit results in the recommendation of an effective action plan to quickly implement to make gain in your company in efficiency and performance.

    PECAN Partners can ensure the operational follow-up of the implementation of the recommendations and the evaluation of their efficiency and the savings obtained by your company.

    Our main qualities

    RACING

    PECAN Partners is able to provide you with all the support you need to analyze your strategy in the motorsport sector and exploit this investment, now or in the future, within your company.

    Your problems

    Identify the best organization for your business, make the right choices of sponsorship, technological partnership, Optimize and leverage your marketing, sponsorship, sales and communication.

    Build a Winning Public Relations and VIP Operating Policy

    PECAN Partners experts will be able to conduct a precise audit of your strategy and your organization, in order to carry out a complete and transversal diagnosis, to give you all the keys for your decision-making.

    With a wide network of reputable industry players, we will be able to create a team of specialists to answer to your problem.

    Our main qualities

    QUALITY

    PRESENTATION

    For PECAN Partners, quality is not just about common sense, tools and techniques.

    It's a state of mind, a change approach and a method that involves all the players in your company.

    The Quality approach implemented in your Company must be based on the quality policy, a factor of mobilization around major issues and levers of operational results that are:
    1. Acquire and keep customers
    2. Control your business and reduce your costs
    3. To be recognized and to control your image.

    Our expertise is based on the mastery of methodologies and advice in the construction of your quality system in relation to standards such as ISO TS 16949, 9001, 14001 ...

    PECAN Partners consultants are able to advise and support your teams and leaders in the design and implementation of a quality policy at all stages of value creation, from the concept design to the production.

    Our main qualities

    OUR PRINCIPLES

    For PECAN Partners' consultants, Quality is not what we believe we are putting or recognizing in a product or service, but what the customer finds there and what he is willing to pay for, everything else is wasteful and without value added.

    The quality approach that PECAN Partners offers to its customers is based on the following management principles:

    Focus on results:
    The purpose of your business is to maintain and improve its overall capabilities and performance to satisfy your customers and other stakeholders

    Customer oriented:
    your business depends on its customers and must understand the current and future needs to develop their satisfaction.

    Leadership and Consistent Vision:
    Your company's managers set the directions and create the environment for development and improvement.

    Staff involvement:
    enabling the optimal implementation of the skills of your staff and their accountability in the management of your customer-organization interface.

    The process approach:
    To be effective, activities and their related resources are managed as a process.

    Continuous improvement in performance (Kaizen type):
    this is a permanent goal for your organization.

    The factual approach of decision-making:
    the decisions of actions are made from the analysis of the data.

    Relationships with your suppliers Responsibility to the community:
    your company acts with a behavioral ethic, it takes care to prevent the nuisances and directs its activities towards the conservation and the durability of the resources and the environment.

    Our main qualities

    PRESENTATION
    PECAN Partners proposes to international groups, as well as SME (SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISE) and ETI a complete and unique offer in the domains of the engineering and the production.

    Our consultants master the whole value chain including conception/design, R&D, manufacturing, audit and quality.

    This specificity allows us to propose a unique expertise within major projects to bring a support to mid or long-term, either to intervene on questions and specific and urgent problems to solve.

    The competence and the capacity of our consultants lies among other points, to understanding your organization, identify its points of improvement, to have a global and transverse vision of the processes and to know how to interact with all the stakeholders within your company.

    The guarantee brought by our consultants is to provide you effective, pragmatic solutions, allowing of optimizing at best your human and financial resources. Our expertise are on duty to your efficiency and your profitability.

    DESIGN / R&D / INNOVATION
    PRESENTATION
    The strength of PECAN Partners’ offer can support you in all the stages of your project.

    From the audit phase, to specifications conception, until the elaboration of an action plan and its deployment, PECAN Partners is able of advising you and to identify the best strategy for your company.

    Some PECAN Partners’ specificities

    • Technical development
    • Research & Innovation
    • Innovation marketing
    • Architecture & systems
    • Driven systems & Automotive systems architecture
    • Electric & electronic architecture Suspension, braking, suspension subgroup
    • ADAS / Driver-aided system
    • Powertrain electrification
    • Patents & intellectual property
    • Calculation & simulation
    • Quality methodology & process

    Some of our references and achievements

    • Director of design and engineering department
    • Director of studies & manufacturing
    • Braking system head of project (ZF-TRW)
    • Head of production methods standardisation (European norms)
    • Expertise of operational management of a design & technical department
    • Vehicle conception (sports car, passenger cars, utility vehicles, electric vehicle)
    • Transfer of know-how and expertise from automotive sector to transportation and aeronautic sectors
    OUR OFFER : ENGINEERING

    Vehicle conception & development

    Feasibility study - technical solutions – Suspension subgroup

    Modelling of the dynamics of the vehicle

    Risks and profitability analysis Optimization of product technical development (cost, quality…)

    Full project management

    Multicultural and multisite management

    OUR OFFER : ADVERTISING & CONSULTING

    Internal audit, suppliers & providers audit, plants & factories audit, design department audit, engineering & industrial consulting firms audit ….

    Action plan elaboration, investments required sizing, data analysis…

    Companies, departments and teams’ organization and structuration

    Strategy deployment monitoring and managing team support and board members advising

    Change project management

    Process & methodologies conception, specifications elaboration

    Technical studies coordination between the customer, the design department and production

    Suspension subgroup is one of major axes of expertise of PECAN Partners.

    In the convergence of our know-how in engineering, architecture and vehicle’s behaviour, suspensions, braking and tyres, we master all the stages of conception/design and development.

    TECHNICAL DESIGN

    Suspension subgroup

    Suspension & braking

    Tire

    Electronic & electric architecture

    Composite Structure

    DESIGN & SPECIFICATION

    Our consultants can deliver a complete and scrupulous analysis of your needs in terms of conception/design, features and regulations, but also those of end-users and B2B and B2C targeted consumers.

    PECAN Partners’ experts can provide thus technical and functional specifications, which allow your company to develop successful projects and to meet allocated budgets.  PECAN Partners can provide to your company all its expertise in optimal specifications documents’ elaboration.

    Our know-how in this domain is based on decades of practice within industrial groups, automotive manufacturers and equipment suppliers, engineering companies, from defence and new mobilities sectors. Our transversal vision and our markets understanding, linked to our consultants’ competences in organizational, functional, technological stakes analysis, allow us to advise and support your company in the elaboration of this essential phase of your products’, technical and industrial products and components development.

    Our experience of various sectors and our multifunctional experience, bring us the required expertise to optimize your resources, help your company to make best decision in terms of process and technologies, to optimize your budgets and your resources and to reduce your costs.

    PROJECT MANAGEMENT

    Our consultants’ expertise and control of car engineering and industrialization processes, get to PECAN Partners’ experts a unique competence in project management/PMO conception and lead and projects’ schedule and tasks management.

    The capacity of our experts to analyse and to understand your company’s and sector’s functioning, allow us to conceive the best complete solution including internal and external factors and to provide to your company the best practices of automobile sector, an industrial reference in this matter.

    The strength of PECAN Partners’ consultants is to conceive the best organization and set up of your projects’ schedule and the management of successive phases and tasks of your projects, interactions and interdependences between multiple tasks, elaborate the most relevant evaluation of deadlines, adapt itself and be reactive in front of inevitable delays, while respecting your imperatives of budget, costs, and project achievement’s date.

    To analyse your company and your organization, to better understand your company better and help you to optimize your time’s management time, your resources and your budgets, while anticipating changes and by keeping an optimal reactivity, these elements will be some benefits of PECAN Partners’ expertise.

    R&D

    Patent & intellectual property

    Benchmarking & technology monitoring

    Marketing innovation

    DESIGN TO COST

    PECAN PARTNERS’ experts have developed this approach from the very first steps of product’s conception and design according to a cost price target.

    This philosophy based on our experience, our mastering of various technologies and manufacturing processes, allows to our Consultants and according to your objectives,
    - to advise the best decision and necessary compromises
    - to design the most adapted product according to your objectives of cost price and/or margin defined by specifications, price benchmarking and market studies customers’ acceptance price

    The strength of our consultants is built on an adaptive and pragmatic approach for upmarket, premium, retailer-brand and low-cost products’ conception.

    Invest the slightest euro, where it’s necessary and where it will bring the strongest added value for your company, that is precisely the know-how of PECAN Partners.

    AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN & VEHICULE ARCHITECTURE

    Drawing is an art, industrial design, a complex technique.

    PECAN Partners has a wide range of skills and experience, able to make design, an axis of convergence between creativity and rationalism of conception and industrialization and production processes.

    PECAN Partners can implement its capacity to conceive a process and/or to lead your project according to your financial and budgetary objectives, to schedule, commercial, marketing and technological.

    PECAN Partners know how to advise your company and to coordinate in the framework defined by specifications, design activities of your designers’ teams and to coordinate them with those in charge of technological and engineering development, then during industrial phase.

    To match art to industry is the expertise of PECAN PARTNERS. We know how to implement this know-how within industrial groups, manufacturers and automotive equipment suppliers, military vehicles & utilities manufacturers and innovative vehicles. Our educational project GT2020 gathers totally this spirit to link design to the phase of industrialization with rational and pragmatic vision.

    EXEMPLES OF ACHIEVEMENTS

    Structure

    Suspension subgroup

    Traction chain

    ADAS

    New hydraulic system

    Electric light commercial vehicule

     

     

    MANUFACTURING & PRODUCTION
    PRESENTATION

    The strength of PECAN Partners' positioning and offer is to be able to advise and support your teams in the essential phases of value creating for your company, those of design AND manufacturing.

    PECAN Partners' experts come from industrial groups, ZF-TRW, PSA, DELPHI, international references in the organization of factories and production sites, processes, as well as cost control and quality standards. , supply / supply chain management, just-in-time production and continuous improvement (Kaizen type).

    This set of skills and know-how, PECAN Partners puts it at the service of improving your organization, controlling your costs, strengthening your organization and applying high standards of quality.

    In a logic of consulting and / or in the operational implementation of our strategic recommendations, PECAN Partners is able to propose to you the best solution for the efficiency of your industrial tool and the optimization of your human and financial resources.

    PROCESSUS ORGANIZATION & PRODUCTION

    The experts PECAN Partners, specialists in the industrialization and organization of production sites, will be able to provide you with any advice in the areas of your development strategy of your industrial tool:

    • choice or deployment of new technologies and production processes,
    • choice of new equipment,
    • organization of processes
    • opening, transfer of site, reorganization of a site, closing of site
    • advice in your initial or future investments
    • audit and deployment of improvements and action plans

    In all these cases, the consultants of PECAN Partners will work in collaboration with your management teams, engineers and technicians to put in place from an operational point of view, the axes of your strategy.

    Allowing you to produce better, more, reduce your costs and increase your return on investment, this is the heart of the action that PECAN Partners is able to implement in your company.

    PROCESS

    The permanent search for the improvement of your processes and the quality of your products is at the heart of the action of PECAN Partners experts.

    Experts in the industry, our consultants are able to implement in your company, solutions adapted to your context, in order to improve the efficiency of your organization and to optimize the use of your human resources and budget.

    The wide variety of skills of our experts, allows PECAN Partners to offer you an effective collaboration to improve the quality of your production and thus the image of your products.

    PECAN Partners puts at your service all its expertise and the know-how of its consultants to advise you and define the best strategy for your company and finally, ensure and manage its operational deployment in your factories and production sites.

    Our goal is to help you take the best decisions for the future of your company.

    COST REDUCTION

    Your organizational choices, your locations, your production sites, the technologies used and your organizational methods depend on your costs and your profitability.

    Reducing costs and optimizing your resources are at the heart of our action and the philosophy of PECAN Partners' experts.

    It is not possible to achieve the goal of cost reduction without completely reviewing how you design, produce, distribute, and deliver.

    The promise of the commitment of PECAN Partners' experts is to understand your organization, your specificities, to design a tailor-made global plan, quickly operational and offering quick-wins and medium-term improvement actions, integrating your entire value chain.

    AUDIT
    PRESENTATION

    One of the strengths of PECAN Partners' consultants is to have a wide range of expertise and to be able to work in teams and in a complementary way on your company issues.

    In the broader framework of a more strategic medium and long-term reflection, or the study of a specific problem, PECAN Partners is able to offer you the intervention of its experts.

    Our mission is:

    • to analyze the nature of your question
    • to understand your context, your organization and your processes
    • the performance level and the quality of the work and deliverables of your subcontractors and service providers.

    Our promise is:

    • To implement our broad expertise acquired in many sectors of activity,
    • To be totally attentive to your company, its market constraints
    • To offer you audits and recommendations in a short-term perspective and quick improvements, or in the context of a development and transformation in the medium term.
    • In a word, solve your problem
    ORGANIZATION

    Whether it's auditing your organization, your design office, your R & D department, innovation, your customer support, your production processes, your factory, or the production line of one of your sub-contractors, - PECAN Partners has the answer to your problem.

    Our experts in design, engineering development, innovation, production and organization can to assist you in analyzing the efficiency and performance of your organization.

    Your challenge is also ours, that is to use optimally your human and budgetary resources, make the right choice of a subcontractor to the best of your interest and the satisfaction of your customers, in summary to maximize your profitability and reduce your costs.

    PECAN Partners helps you to make the best choices for the future of your business.

    PROCUREMENT

    PECAN Partners has great experience in strategies control for the purchase of mechanical parts, flexible and electronic parts and components for the automotive and transport sector (heavy vehicles, utilities and agricultural machines).

    The competence of our consultants includes the drafting of specifications, the design, sourcing, selection and negotiation of contracts with suppliers and subcontractors, the production monitoring, the quality product level and all phases of the supply chain, supplies and final logistics, as well as the sales and marketing strategy.

    This total control of the value chain is clearly the added value of PECAN Partners. As a result, our consultants are specialists who are able to analyze and evaluate your procurement issues at all stages of this process.

    PECAN Partners' experts have extensive experience in countries that are highly engaged in outsourcing, for example China, Maghreb, Turkey, Europe and the United States.

    We are equally in control of products with a high technological or premium value, as well as products for MDD retail brands, as well as low-cost products.

    Whatever your objectives, PECAN Partners is able to audit your organization and your processes, to optimize the use of your resources and secure the maximum outsourcing of your production

    SALES & MARKETING

    Whether you are an international group, a business unit or an SME / MidCaps, PECAN Partners is able to offer you the analysis, the audit and the study of your organization and your Sales & Marketing policy.

    Our consultants cover a broad spectrum of sectors, be it the automotive sector, parts & accessories, tires, automotive distribution networks, premium and high-tech products, the transport sector, IT, new mobility, vehicles and electric charging, motorsport / racing.

    PECAN Partners will be able to provide you with an effective and relevant solution to identify your problems and offer you a solution and an operational strategic action plan for the commercial and marketing policy of your company.

    DISTRIBUTION

    The expertise of the PECAN Partners consultants in the field of distribution is able to accompany your company to carry out evaluation and audit missions of your organization, your processes and their efficiency.

    Our consultants are specialists in the supply chain, distribution, retail, commercial and operational management of distribution networks. Our experts are in complete control of the distribution value chain, whether in B2B, B2D, B2B2D, B2B2C or B2C.

    They are able to implement a methodology to identify the points of improvement of your organization and your processes, points of tension and malfunctions, the optimization of your costs, the evaluation of your sales force, whether internal or outsourced, we identify your problems, evaluate the efficiency of your service providers and subcontractors.

    Our audit results in the recommendation of an effective action plan to quickly implement to make gain in your company in efficiency and performance.

    PECAN Partners can ensure the operational follow-up of the implementation of the recommendations and the evaluation of their efficiency and the savings obtained by your company.

    RACING

    PECAN Partners is able to provide you with all the support you need to analyze your strategy in the motorsport sector and exploit this investment, now or in the future, within your company.

    Your problems

    Identify the best organization for your business, make the right choices of sponsorship, technological partnership, Optimize and leverage your marketing, sponsorship, sales and communication.

    Build a Winning Public Relations and VIP Operating Policy

    PECAN Partners experts will be able to conduct a precise audit of your strategy and your organization, in order to carry out a complete and transversal diagnosis, to give you all the keys for your decision-making.

    With a wide network of reputable industry players, we will be able to create a team of specialists to answer to your problem.

    QUALITY
    PRESENTATION

    For PECAN Partners, quality is not just about common sense, tools and techniques.

    It's a state of mind, a change approach and a method that involves all the players in your company.

    The Quality approach implemented in your Company must be based on the quality policy, a factor of mobilization around major issues and levers of operational results that are:
    1. Acquire and keep customers
    2. Control your business and reduce your costs
    3. To be recognized and to control your image.

    Our expertise is based on the mastery of methodologies and advice in the construction of your quality system in relation to standards such as ISO TS 16949, 9001, 14001 ...

    PECAN Partners consultants are able to advise and support your teams and leaders in the design and implementation of a quality policy at all stages of value creation, from the concept design to the production.

    OUR PRINCIPLES

    For PECAN Partners' consultants, Quality is not what we believe we are putting or recognizing in a product or service, but what the customer finds there and what he is willing to pay for, everything else is wasteful and without value added.

    The quality approach that PECAN Partners offers to its customers is based on the following management principles:

    Focus on results:
    The purpose of your business is to maintain and improve its overall capabilities and performance to satisfy your customers and other stakeholders

    Customer oriented:
    your business depends on its customers and must understand the current and future needs to develop their satisfaction.

    Leadership and Consistent Vision:
    Your company's managers set the directions and create the environment for development and improvement.

    Staff involvement:
    enabling the optimal implementation of the skills of your staff and their accountability in the management of your customer-organization interface.

    The process approach:
    To be effective, activities and their related resources are managed as a process.

    Continuous improvement in performance (Kaizen type):
    this is a permanent goal for your organization.

    The factual approach of decision-making:
    the decisions of actions are made from the analysis of the data.

    Relationships with your suppliers Responsibility to the community:
    your company acts with a behavioral ethic, it takes care to prevent the nuisances and directs its activities towards the conservation and the durability of the resources and the environment.

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