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Escape the Digital Jungle: Chances and Risks of Digital Transformation

12/04/2019, Industry 4.0, Artificial Intelligence

As this year's AIST Digital Transformation Forum has shown, American steel producers are now striving to keep pace with other industries. An industry as complex as the metals industry can be digitally transformed with Industry 4.0 technologies, but which of these technologies are the real game changer and which are just a hype in the pool of inflated buzzwords?

Product Instead of Project as IT Strategy

27/02/2019, Production, Industry 4.0

The use of standard products often requires a restructuring and change of the processes in a company. In an interview, Andreas Groos, Vallourec Business Program Manager for the revamping of the information systems in the European mills, explains why the company prefers product-based solutions to project-based solutions and how Vallourec rolls out the template at its worldwide locations.

Production Management Meets Art in Istanbul

21/11/2018, Production, Industry 4.0

Just as the city on the Bosporus unites the two continents of Europe and Asia, it also brought two worlds together in this year’s PSImetals UserGroup, which seemingly could not be more different: art and production. Under the motto “The Art of Production,” numerous lectures and a factory tour at ASAŞ Alüminyum offered an impressive program. Ahead of the event, the third PSImetals digitalization brunch on cloud computing also took place.