- Conceptional consulting strengths combined with result-oriented implementation
- Profound sectoral know-how, many years of experience in interdisciplinary projects
- Pooling experience gained at corporate groups and top SMEs, mostly owner-operated companies
- Practically tested method competence coupled with conceptual and analytical capabilities of our consultants
- Leadership experience and personnel responsibility in line organization and large project organizations
- Responsible action for our clients as independent consultants and implementation-oriented project managers
- Advise > at responsible decision-maker level
- Transform > at management level with transformation management
- Implement > “hands-on” practical implementation at operational level
DELIVERING BUSINESS VALUE
We are your confident business partner and we deliver trustworthy services rather than “only” deployment of experts and spending time- & material-consuming handwork.
- High quality services and solutions delivered through innovation
- Multi-domain capable thanks to interdisciplinary industrial approach
- Scalability thanks to automation (generation)
- Operationalization of efficient, powerful methods
- Implementation of IP & technical due diligence
- Targeted use of simulation in lifecycle management
- Consistent verification & validation at all levels
- Enabling knowledge management in organizations
- Concentration on what matters: Intellectual Property
- Higher productivity with reduced use of resources
- Extreme cuts in time-to-market (T2M) in PLM
- Increased business processes efficiency
- Sustainable innovation anchoring
- Enabling and supporting change
- Improved competitiveness
People and passion matters. Our engagements options: you choose the way you work with us. Engage us to deliver a customized solution or complement your competences and capabilities with ours.
- HIGHLY-QUALIFIED SERVICES
- NEUTRAL PARTNER
- WELL-FOUNDED METHODOLOGY
- INDIVIDUAL & FLEXIBLE
- EXPERIENCED & INDEPENDENT
- PROFOUND EXPERIENCE
For nearly two decades TF Consulting has been specialized in providing highly-qualified services in various different high-tech sectors, e.g. automotive, MEMS, ICT, software engineering.
As a neutral partner we offer our clients professional support in dealing with complex transformation projects.
The clients of TF Consulting value our well-founded methodology and specialist competency and our implementation-oriented action, combined with binding communication.
Our practice-oriented implementation strengths combined with consistent result-orientation enables us to achieve our goals in supporting extremely complex tasks faced in a difficult project environment.
TF Consulting offers its clients individual services that are as flexible as required and produce the highest quality of results.
The services are provided exclusively by experienced, independent and highly qualified experts. And in doing so our experts are responsible for producing the desired results.
Our teams boast several years of profound industrial experience and possess the necessary skills which they have demonstrably proved in projects.
“Those who lack enthusiasm for top performance
will fail to arouse it in others.”
Dr. Thomas Fabula
Thomas Fabula is the founder and owner of TF Consulting. He studied applied physics at the University of Bonn and holds a Ph.D. in physics. He was involved in R&D and micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) engineering at the Institut für Mikro- und Informationstechnik. He published numerous scientific & technical articles, book chapters and a MEMS patent (ResearchGate).
For several years he also held management positions with personal & budget responsibility for line organizations at leading European telecommunications and IT corporations. In 2001 he founded an independent management consultancy for business development and transformational enterprise services. Today he applies his management experience in various functions for multinational corporations and industrial SMEs and has already established his reputation amongst several business clients.
As a former world-class athlete his passion for sportive leadership enables him to motivate intercultural and cross-discipline teams to high-performance level. Besides his professional career he achieved also outstanding goals as mentor and trainer in Olympic Taekwondo.
We act as a Trusted Adviser to deliver
always measurable values to our clients
WE OFFER YOU
Consulting and project work on behalf of clients generally implemented on the basis of value-based rates
Result and performance oriented like the remuneration of our services
Estimating return on investment before a project is implemented
We let ourselves be judged on how we fulfill agreed targets
TEAM & PARTNERS
Our team consists of experienced professionals and passionate technical experts, who have either started their own companies or have been working successfully for enterprises to innovate them. Our partners are the proven best technology & services providers who share our commitment to clients: “service above self”.
_ BSP > Societät für Unternehmensberatung Becker, Schüller & Partner GbR – Sankt Augustin :
BSP is our reliable partner for individual start-ups, spin-offs from existing companies and the “fast launch” of young start-ups. Since 2001 we cooperate and support companies of different industries successfully in the development of new business models, implementation of business plans, as well as in investment and financial planning.
_ BSSE > System and Software Engineering – Immenstaad :
Our partner BSSE has specialised in the discipline of full automation of the software development life-cycle, i.e. code generation, testing, verification & validation. BSSE provides tailored solutions to increase time-to-market dramatically and has already proven it by practice. BSSE are the providers of the first zero-bug software-development approach. The experienced team of software developers & systems engineers assemble turn-key toolkits for development and maintenance also covering legacy software.
_ InterScience > Interdisziplinäres Experten-Netzwerk – Cologne :
As a member of the InterScience GmbH partner team, consisting of internationally recognized experts, proven research personalities and highly qualified scientists, we make substantial contributions to solving current and fundamental problems in cooperation with InterScience. Our focus is on mathematical and scientific modelling approaches and corresponding algorithmic developments.
_ InterScience > Akademie für Algorithmik – Cologne :
In the field of artificial intelligence we cooperate with a first-class training and consulting partner: The future is decisively determined by the underlying algorithms. The InterScience Academy for Algorithms is committed to systematically preparing the general public and the various groups in society for this change. Learn more about the targeted training and consulting activities.
_ ITB > Ingenieurgesellschaft für technische Berechnungen mbH – Dortmund :
Since decades we cooperate trustfully with ITB in the field of numerical methods applied to product development. To understand and predict product behavior extensive finite element analysis (FEA) calculations are performed numerically. Assessments according to FKM– and VDI-guidelines are performed, i.e. analytical strength assessment of components in mechanical engineering and systematic calculation of highly stressed bolted joints. Also sensitivity studies, robust design and statistics are carried out, to optimize products with crash analysis and multifield-analysis, i.e. thermal-structural and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations.
_ KOSIM > Kompetenz-Netzwerk Simulation – Dortmund :
Via the KOSIM network we extend our offer of technical CAE services in the virtual product development process (PLM), i.e. computer generated product idea, conception, design, numerical simulation (e.g. FEM,, CFD) of manufacturing processes up to the modelling of complete factory plants. The well-founded expertise of the specialists involved has proven itself over decades of cooperation and has been successfully established in practice in the automotive OEM and supplier environment.
_ Logic Control > GmbH – Mechernich:
As a service and software company in mechanical engineering, Logic Control has the capabilities to support CE management through design, consulting and services. For the implementation of the Machinery Directive, Product Safety and Operational Safety, they support the manufacturer from the requirement specification to design and acceptance, as well as the operator from the requirement specification to the integration declaration to the “essential change”. Logic Control occupies a niche by offering extensive CE management support with design support. For over 10 years, they have offered software design in extensive RetroFit projects of complex walk-in machines, their interlinking and networking to master computers. They have made a name for themselves worldwide in the field of electrics and mechanics. The demands of customers in various industries to modernize machines in order to increase productivity and safety are the basis for today’s know-how.
_ MicroControl > Systemhaus für Automatisierung – Troisdorf :
For over 20 years, MicroControl has been the automation specialist for demanding fieldbus applications in various industries such as mechanical engineering, automotive, renewable energies and medical technology. In addition to its own product portfolio, MicroControl offers high-quality customer-specific hardware and software solutions as a service provider and development partner for all aspects of Industrie 4.0 and company-wide networking, especially when maximum reliability, vibration resistance and wide temperature ranges are required.
_ pi-lar > GmbH – Cologne :
As a full-service IT service provider, pi-lar stands for scalable, secure and stable integration with a focus on Enterprise Architecture and Secure Messaging for IoT and Robotics. With optimal networking of all IT components, pi-lar supports the corporate strategy of its customers. For this purpose, pi-lar has developed the open-source neuropil® message bus: a unique system in which machines communicate with each other securely, quickly and fully automatically.
_ Q-loud > a subsidiary of QSC AG based in – Cologne :
is an IoT and cloud solutions focused company with an innovative portfolio offering based on its own Solucon platform. Q-loud GmbH delivers customized IoT & secure cloud solutions for different industrial branches, e.g. utilities, trade, service providers and hardware manufacturers.