At this year’s general meeting of the Institut für Produktionserhaltung e.V. (Institute for Production Conservation) (infpro) Professor Steffen Kinkel presents the results of the recently completed study “Value creation pays off – advantages and necessity of local value chains”. Last year, the ILIN and the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI) jointly developed the study with the support of infpro and the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Finance and Economics.