GAMI Management

Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Tobias Arndt M.Eng.

General Manager

Phone: +86-(0)512/62967398
Fax: +86-(0)512/62967389

Tobias Arndt is the General Manager of Suzhou SILU Production Engineering Services Co., Ltd.(KIT-GAMI).

He completed his industrial engineeringstudies at RWTH Aachen University (Germany) with a diploma in 2012. During thattime, he also received his Master of Science at the Tsinghua University inBeijing. He has been working as research associate and project manager atKarlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) for more than four years. Mr. Arndtconducted several research and consulting projects with industry related toproduction, logistics, and supply chain optimization. In his PhD thesis, he focusedon quality control strategies in global manufacturing networks. For theupcoming years, Mr. Arndt and his team aim for the establishment of fruitfulSino-German collaborations between industry and research in the field of smartmanufacturing.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gisela Lanza

SILU Supervisory Board
Director wbk

Phone: +49 (0)721-608/4017
Fax: +49 (0)721-699153

Prof. Gisela Lanza (Chair of Global Production Engineering and Quality) received her PhD on production ramp-up management and is now focusing in particular on global manufacturing and global production networks. She is the head of the  wbk Institute of Production Science at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Since 2009, she is Director of the Global Advanced Manufacturing Institute(GAMI).

Prof.Gisela Lanza has published several papers in highly ranked international journals and won the CIRP best-paper award in 2003. She is not only reputed as an outstanding scientist in the academic community, but also well-known for her practical experience in Global Value Added Networks or Ramp-up management. In the last years, she has run several consultancy projects with companies like Bombardier Transportation, Daimler AG, MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH or Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH.


Our people have a solid engineering and project management background. Their diverse educational and cultural background enables them to understand both the Western and the Asian business world.

All our employees have fundamental industrial knowledge and strive for the best outcome to achieve excellent project results. Our engineers and consultants are eager to develop innovative ideas and make a deep commitment to our partners. As today’s challenges ask for collaborative approaches, leadership and team spirit are essential components of our corporate philosophy. Our team always consists of graduates working together with experienced senior project engineers with years of industrial or functional expertise.

A modern and dynamic working environment aspires to reach the full potential of our team. We believe that a collegial environment fosters continuous learning. Extensive training and regular qualifications guarantee that our people provide state-of-the-art solutions and apply most-recent methods.