Together with Miele we merged the strak process like it's used in automobile industry with the existing product development process at Miele.
The target was not only to make the whole process more transparent and efficient for all departments but also to improve the quality of products.
With that we analyzed the existing product development process of all factories and all products at Miele.
The new process, respecting the needs of all departments was than launched with the development of the new washer/dryer series W1/T1.
The project was presented at the EEE conference in Dresden in June 2016. Its a conference about methods and tools in product development, respecting and combining the engineer and the design point of view, which is mainly the meaning of strak next to the Class A surfacing (more here)