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KPI Driven Production Planning: How to Optimize a Supply Chain? - TechTalks

13/09/2018 - Production

Running a metals plant means to manage a variety of interactions between many options. Daily, hundreds of decisions based on production data, reports and KPIs have to be made by different stake holders. In the second episode of the TechTalks series, our Product Manager Planning Robert Jäger explains how to manage your production process by optimizing your KPIs and resolving conflicts between them.

Industry 4.0 in the Steel Industry: Old Wine in New Wineskins?

22/08/2018 - Industry 4.0, Production

The term Industry 4.0 is not new. Hardly a political speech with economic relevance or a research proposal in the field of production can do without this buzzword today. However, this popularity has an after-taste: for a long time, especially in the steel industry, it was impossible to make any sense of this supposed buzzword and so Industry 4.0 was quickly banished to the marketing niche. 

Freshness Guarenteed - Predicting Transport Times Using Artificial Intelligence

23/07/2018 - Artificial Intelligence, Transport, Research

Rough weather conditions along the European E8 route in Norway call for intelligent transport management to carry critical goods safely and efficiently through unpredictable conditions. Well, almost unpredictable. PSI Mines&Roads and PSI FLS Fuzzy Logik & Neuro Systeme are implementing an ITS solution to predict travel times under weather scenarios using Artifical Intelligence.