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ECLASS organigram

The ECLASS association consists of the bodies shown in the following figure:

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ECLASS General Assembly

The general assembly determines the strategic aims of the ECLASS association and supports the ECLASS board of directors in achieving these aims.

ECLASS Steering Committee

The ECLASS Steering Committee has the general task of guaranteeing the strategic advancement and the updating and maintenance of ECLASS. Their members support the board of directors in their work. They are responsible for the international use of ECLASS in the member companies. In addition, they act as contact to their suppliers and represent their interests.

ECLASS Board of Directors (ECLASS Board)

The ECLASS Board of Directors manages the ECLASS organization and the realization and implementation of the ECLASS association‘s aims.

Currently, the following persons are the members of the Board of Directors:

Name Function Website Logo Company
Mr. Markus Reigl Chairman of the Board Logo SIEMENS.jpg SIEMENS AG, Germany
Dr. Matthias Bölke Member of the Board Logo Schneider Electric.PNG Schneider Electric GmbH, Germany
Mr. Artur Bondza Member of the Board Logo Pepperl+Fuchs.gif Pepperl+Fuchs SE, Germany
Mr. Oliver Hillermeier Member of the Board Logo SAP.png SAP SE, Germany
Dr. Christoph Thim Member of the Board Logo Robert Bosch.png Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany

ECLASS Scientific Advisory Board

The task of the scientific advisory board is to scientifically accompany all aspects of the development of ECLASS, to promote it with its own ideas and activities and also to support the spread of ECLASS in the sciences.

Currently, the following persons are members of the Scientifiv Advisory Board

Name Company
Prof. Dr. Helmut Beckmann Hochschule Heilbronn
Alexander Belyaev Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Artur Bondza Pepperl+Fuchs SE (als Gast)
Dr. Vera Demary Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft Köln e.V.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Diedrich Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Prof. Dr. Frank-Dieter Dorloff Universität Duisburg-Essen
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Fay Helmut-Schmidt-Universität / Universität der Bundeswehr Hamburg
Jan Hicking FIR e.V. an der RWTH Aachen Forschungsinstitut für Rationalisierung e.V.
Dr. David Karlin FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Manz IFCC GmbH
Prof. Dr. Boris Otto Technische Universität Dortmund
Markus Spiekermann Fraunhofer-Institut für Software- und Systemtechnik ISST
Prof. Dr. Dr. Wolffried Stucky (Chairman of the Board) Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Prof. Dr. Peter Weiß Hochschule Pforzheim
Dr. Wolfgang Wilkes (Deputy Chairman of the Board) FernUniversität Hagen

ECLASS Head Office

The ECLASS Head Offices is responsible for the administration of the ECLASS organization. In addition, the ECLASS Head Office coordinates the release management, technical development, international distribution and customer support, as well as an introductory consultation for interested companies to get to know the basics of the ECLASS classification system.

The ECLASS Head Office is based at the Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft Köln Consult GmbH, the leading private economic research institute in Cologne, Germany.

ECLASS Head Office Cologne - Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft Köln

Contact Information

ECLASS Head Office

Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft Köln Consult GmbH

P.O. Box 10 19 42

50459 Cologne Germany

Phone: +49 (0)221 4981 -811

Fax: +49 (0)221 4981 -856

e-mail: info[at]


Address for visitors:

Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 21

50668 Cologne


Operating Arm (OpArm)

As an executive panel assigned by the board of directors the Operating Arm is responsible to implement decisions made by the board, to discuss financial or panel-overlapping topics and to initiate decision proposals for the board of directors. The Operating Arm (OpArm) fills in the gap between the operative work in the office and the strategic work on associations management-level.

Center for Research and Development (CRD)

Apart from the ECLASS expert groups that are responsible for the maintenance of the content of the ECLASS standard itself, the Center for Research and Development (CRD) is responsible for the technical development of the standard.

ECLASS expert groups

The members of the ECLASS expert groups develop the ECLASS classification according to market requirements and on the basis of incoming proposals. Any interested qualified person is welcome to collaborate with the expert groups. Collaboration is free of charge, irrespective of membership in the ECLASS organization.

Their tasks within the release process are described here.

ECLASS regional Offices

The regional ECLASS Offices support users in various countries and advise how to use and implement ECLASS, who to ask and asist in translations of ECLASS language versions.

ECLASS Office Austria, Southern and Eastern European countries

ECLASS Office Austria, Southern and Eastern European countries - Paradine

Contact details:

ECLASS Office Austria, Southern and Eastern European countries

c/o Paradine GmbH

Contact: Mr. Reinhard Pohn

Technologiestraße 8

1120 Wien


Tel.: +43 (0)1 2366668 - 0

Fax: +43 (0)1 2366668 - 334

e-mail: austria[at]

ECLASS Office China

ECLASS Office China

Contact details:

ECLASS Office China c/o RKWC

Manager ECLASS Office China: Mr. Dirk Machentanz

Room B201 Jiachengyoushu

No.25 A Dongsishitiao

Dongcheng District

Beijing 100007


Tel.: +86 (0)10 64626313

e-mail: china[at]

ECLASS Office Portugal and Spain

ECLASS Office Portugal and Spain - D&TS GmbH

Contact details:

ECLASS Office Portugal and Spain

c/o D&TS GmbH

Contact: Mr. Paulo Ferreira

Lise-Meitner-Straße 5 - 9

42119 Wuppertal


Tel.: +49 (0)20 27 58 33 54

e-mail: portugal[at]

ECLASS Office Russia


Contact details:

ECLASS Office Russia


Contact: Ms. Olga Denisova

19, litera B, 4, pl. Truda

190098 Saint-Petersburg


Tel.: +7 (0)812-740-78-87

e-mail: russia[at]

ECLASS Office South Korea

ECLASS Office South Korea - TÜV SÜD Korea Ltd.

Contact details:

ECLASS Office Korea

c/o TÜV SÜD Korea Ltd.

Contact: Mr. Diesilva Sagaya

29 F, Two IFC, 10 Gukjegeumyung-ro

07326 Yeungdeungpo-Gu, Seoul

South Korea

Tel.: +82 - 2 67152 805

e-mail: south-korea[at]

ECLASS Office Switzerland

ECLASS Office Switzerland - Class.Ing Ingenieur-Partnerschaft

Contact details:

ECLASS Office Switzerland

c/o Class.Ing Ingenieur-Partnerschaft

Contact: Mr. Frank Scherenschlich

Gubelstraße 12

6300 Zug


Tel.: +41 (0)41 - 5 11 04 22

e-mail: switzerland[at]


ECLASS Office USA - Stibo Systems Inc.

Contact details:


c/o Stibo Systems Inc.

Contact: Ms. Carolina Rodriguez

3200 Windy Hill Road SE

Suite 1200W

Atlanta, GA 30339


Tel.: +1 (0)770 425 3282

e-mail: usa[at]

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