Lifecycle Services

Our service offering begins with the sale of a new machine or plant. Tailored services and individual wear and spare parts packages round out each offering, demonstrating our oversight of the product lifecycle from the very beginning. They also showcase our focus on a long-term working relationship with our customers.

In a later phase of the lifecycle, modernizations are vital to improve the efficiency of existing plants. We have proven solutions to increase productivity and performance as well as the quality of your products.

The Dieffenbacher lifecycle service offering can be divided into five different lifecycle phases:

Analysis and conception

  • Consulting
  • Technical review
  • Basic engineering

Project planning and handling

  • Detail engineering
  • Production

Installation and start-up

  • Assembly
  • Commissioning
  • Optimization
  • Training courses
  • Acceptance


  • Training courses (mechanics, electrics, hydraulics, software/programming, operation) conducted at Dieffenbacher or on-site
  • Annual reviews
  • Maintenance (predictive and planned)
  • 24/7 Tele Engineering Online (TEO) Service
  • Repair and spare part service
  • Warranty service

Extension and modernization

  • Technical review
  • Consulting and planning
  • Integration of new components into the existing plant structure
  • Performance optimization and adaptation to new product requirements
  • Plant/machine relocations
  • Plant/machine preservation (in case of temporary plant shutdowns)


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Steam preheater: Modernization project for a 20-year-old PB plant