ZWF – Zeitschrift für wirtschaftlichen Fabrikbetrieb provides expert articles on recent developments in production engineering as well as on industrial service processes. The magazine addresses companies’ executives and specialists in research and development. The main emphasis is put on the efficiency of production processes and cost reduction. Attention is also dedicated to manpower as being a key factor for the successful implementation of new production technology. Modern and efficient plant management increasingly requires a holistic approach, which is the canon for the editorial work of ZWF. Published in German only. All articles are subject to thorough, independent peer review.