About cioplenu

Work instructions
and checklists for
industry leaders


cioplenu is the software platform for simplifying process documentation in manufacturing companies, mapping it digitally throughout and linking it to existing IT systems. With cioplenu you can increase productivity, quality and work safety in your company. The cioplenu platform is the missing piece of the puzzle for the successful digitalization of your production and furthermore gives you unexpected insights into your process workflows.

Benjamin Brockmann
& Daniel Grobe

The Founders

History of the company

Milestones of cioplenu

January 2017

Foundation cioplenu GmbH

Foundation of cioplenu GmbH and start of implementation with the first customers.

October 2017

Growing customer base

cioplenu is now in use at production sites in 6 countries.

June 2018

Venture capital financing

Entry of the renowned Munich VC fund 42CAP and expansion of the office space in the Augsburg Innovation Park.

May 2019

Market entry China

cioplenu can now also be used in Chinese due to corresponding market demand.

October 2019

Worldwide use of the cioplenu software

cioplenu continues to grow and wins worldwide tenders from leading industrial companies.

January 2020

Additional location in Frankfurt

Opening of a second office in Frankfurt am Main to serve the increasing market request.

Strong partners

Board and Advisors


| Board |

Moritz Zimmermann
CTO SAP Hybris

Moritz Zimmerman is chief technology officer for SAP Customer Experience. In this role, he is responsible for all product innovation and development, as well as cloud deployment, covering SAP products in the areas of CRM, retail, marketing, service, and sales. 

| Board |

Prof. Dr. Christian Heinrich
Professor for Digital Transformation

Christian Heinrich is Professor for Digital Transformation at Quadriga University Berlin. During and after his practical doctorate, he spent several years working on various global projects in management consultancies and industrial companies. 

| Board |

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Braunreuther
Professor of Mechanical and Process Engineering

Stefan Braunreuther is head of the production management department at the Fraunhofer IGCV and professor at the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences. As head of department, he focuses on intelligently networked production, assistance systems and company organization.

| Advisor |

Dr. Fabian Doemer
Managing Director Arthur D. Little Central Europe

Fabian Dömer is Managing Director of Arthur D. Little in Central Europe and Head of the Technology & Innovation Management Practice. He has 20 years of industry and consulting experience in the areas of digital transformation, IT strategy development, big data and cloud services.

“In cioplenu we have found a strong partner who provides us with a powerful tool in the field of process optimization to improve the efficiency of our process documentation. In addition, the team has extensive know-how in the area of Industry 4.0, which has greatly simplified the implementation of the solution!”

Jörg Ringmeir
Head of IT Business Services