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

22 Aug 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. 

Mobile Working with PSImetals Apps

30 May 2018, Production, Industry 4.0

Apps in the industrial environment bring about significant changes in work processes. They have a great potential to change the working day and contribute to the development of the industry 4.0 vision. New mobile apps help the operators with optimized functionality and innovative usability concepts. 

Happy Birthday: 20 Years PSImetals Line Scheduler at SSAB Finland!

24 May 2018, Production

Last year we celebrated the 20th birthday of PSImetals Line Scheduler at SSAB, a Nordic and US-based steel company. With its help, forty million tons of coils have been scheduled on the hot strip mill over these years. However, due to its broad optimization potential our software still perfectly keeps up with the times and con-stantly guides operation experts through the uncertainties of production in the metals market.