SGL Carbon GmbH

Success Story with Clarity and itdesign

Our relationship with itdesign is based on mutual trust and respect. In addition to offering technical expertise, itdesign also proved to be a terrific sparring partner: When it comes to process-related topics, itdesign provides us with innovative and unique ideas all the time, and helps us with new solutions and great input. Moreover, itdesign practices what it preaches.

SGL Carbon GmbH

Andrea Obernolte, Process Owner

Use Case with Clarity


  • Lack of top-down view of projects and creation of information silos
  • Many smaller, incompatible project planning tools in use
  • Lots of manual effort required and susceptibility to errors when consolidating projectrelated data in MS Excel
  • Limited options for processing data in reports using MS Excel
  • Inconsistent project planning and management approach across organizational units


  • Implementation of a wide range of use cases and customization of Clarity by itdesign according to specific SGL requirements
  • A centralized, global solution for strategic project planning
  • Clear reports as a basis for management decision-making
  • Efficient resource management based on live data
  • Consistent digitalization expansion
  • Secure data and relieved IT department thanks to itdesign hosting & application management


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SGL Carbon GmbH’s Success Story with Clarity and itdesign

External hosting, Clarity as a SaaS solution, and true partnership: Learn more about the SGL Carbon success story with Clarity and itdesign.



First-Hand Experience

We decided on Clarity as a suitable tool for improving our project and resource management processes as it came out at the top of our internal evaluation process and met all our technical and business requirements. We found it particularly important to be able to map the various use cases of the business units as well as to ensure that the software could be deployed globally.

SGL Carbon GmbH

Andrea Obernolte, Process Owner

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SGL Carbon – For a Smarter World

SGL Carbon is a technology-based company and world leader in the development and production of carbon-based solutions. Its high-quality materials and products made from specialty graphite and composites are used in industrial sectors that determine the future, e.g., automotive, aerospace, and solar and wind energy. Materials, products, and solutions from SGL Carbon are embedded in the major topics of the future: sustainable mobility, new energies, and cross-industry digitization. Further developments in these areas demand more intelligent, more efficient, networked, and sustainable solutions. This is where the entrepreneurial vision of SGL Carbon evolves around: contributing to a smarter world.

  • Specialty chemicals
  • 4,800 employees
  • Wiesbaden, Germany
  • Founded in 1992
  • Customers in > 80 countries

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