project group: Handing over to the next generation

Reading time: < 1 Minute - Extract from the newsletter 04/2021

Dear automation professionals,
we are handing over to the next generation. We are proud to present three of our long-time “home-growns” as Jansen or Opgenorth successors!

  • Jan Hanenkamp and Sebastian Münnekhoff will become Managing Directors of project Service & Produktion GmbH
  • Ingo Rathmann will become Managing Director of the newly founded project Automation & Consulting GmbH

Curious about how we stay on board and where the tasks of project A&E were integrated? Read the 5 most important facts about the changes below!

Any questions? Please do not hesitate and get in touch with us! 

Stefan Opgenorth & Johannes Jansen
on behalf of project group / Kranenburg - GERMANY

Now the time has come – we handed over to the next generation!
Stefan Opgenorth founded the company in 1989. He managed project A&E since 1995 together with Johannes Jansen. In 2001 Uschi Opgenorth and Ingrid Quartier-Jansen became managing directors of the then new project Service & Produktion GmbH.
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A team of three managers with a track record of around 30 years at our company are taking the helm - and look forward to (further) cooperation with you!

Jan Hanenkamp and Sebastian Münnekhoff are taking over the management of project Service & Produktion GmbH. The tasks of project A&E were integrated into this company. project Service & Produktion GmbH  ( )is thus implementing sophisticated automation solutions for packaging processes, including for the beverage, food and hygiene industries, but also in sectors such as wood, steel, construction, glass or paper. Of course, our services remain an important part of project S&P`s business.

Ingo Rathmann will take over the management of the newly founded project Automation & Consulting GmbH (see portfolio at the new website: ). It offers planning and engineering services. Our target group include  companies that want to buy in engineering services externally.

Stefan Opgenorth and Johannes Jansen will remain on board as owners, heading  the Holding Company. Their focus: overarching strategic and sales tasks of the project group. Uschi Opgenorth and Ingrid Quartier-Jansen are stepping down from their executive duties.

Our entire “project-team” continues showing great passion for automation topics - smart, sustainable and efficient! “In quality, in time, in budget” remains our claim. Our business include both: highly professional standard solutions as well as seemingly unsolvable automation tasks!