Partner with a leader in hydronic systems for heat pumps

The current energy crisis has accelerated the green energy transition, and a crucial part of this is heat pumps that offer energy security and climate benefits. To deliver on the EU’s ambition to install 50 million heat pumps by 2030, the heat pump market is moving towards high-volume production – and modularisation could hold the key to ensuring efficient, high quality production.

Heat pumps have the potential to play a crucial role in the green transition, but only if enough are produced. In the last few years, increasing assembly times and costs and material and component shortages have made it challenging to deliver on this potential. But luckily, there’s a simple solution to this challenge: Modularisation. At Grundfos, we’ve been developing and improving our approach to modularisation for a long time – here’s what you can expect when partnering with us on modularisation.

Standardised processes – and increased production efficiency

When you take a modular approach to product development, you essentially standardise your production processes. For us, it all revolves around integration. Based on an analysis of your entire product portfolio, we use standardised components to develop compact solutions that fit the best into your setup. This helps increase efficiency and reduces costs, as high-volume production can be assembled faster.

We have a toolbox that provides us with a 360-degree evaluation of your entire product family. We conduct an as-is and a to-be analysis – and in combination, these enable us to map out the state of your processes and determine how to get the most out of our collaborative partnership. Throughout the process, we always work closely with you to ensure you get the precise outcome you want.

The benefits of working with modularisation:

1. Customised solutions

Modularisation makes it easier to develop customised solutions. Often, customisation requires a lot of research and development, but with a modular approach, you can focus on customising your existing products and satisfying evolving customer needs.

2. Broad product assortment

Modularisation makes it easy to simplify your product variants. When you have many different products, you often spend a lot of resources and time on maintenance, but with modularisation, you can simplify and streamline your setup.

3. Resources

Modularisation helps optimise your use of resources. It’s often challenging to find the time or budget you need to develop new products, but a modular setup gives you an overview of your operations, so it becomes easier to allocate resources to new development projects.

4. Documentation

Modularisation is also useful when it comes to documentation. This is especially important when you want to reuse architectures, platforms or modules from older product generations. With a modular approach, you get a simplified  overview of all your documentation.

Partner with a hydronic systems expert

At Grundfos, we’ve built up more than 30 years of experience within both hydronic systems and modularisation. That means we can help you with the architecture and components required for hydronic systems – so you can reduce complexity and minimise risks and costs.

As your one point of contact, we ensure a speedy flow of information, better knowledge of your preferences and help remove any uncertainties around who to contact when issues arise. We also make sure all components can work together, minimising risks and costs – so you can focus on the innovation that will drive your future business.

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