PSI Blog

Digitalization in Rail Companies Needs Standards – Urgently!

03 Oct 2022, Transport, Technology

Process digitalization on the one hand, manual data transfer to flanking systems on the other: Rail companies have now digitized countless business processes. However, what is missing is becoming increasingly clear – the modeling of these individual building blocks into a powerful overall system. This in turn requires standards.

Direct Rolling Scheduling – The Tight Rope Binding Casting and Rolling

28 Sep 2022, Production, Technology

Steel making process has truly evolved. Just like many technological advancements, the introduction of software into the steel making process has become the game changer. Direct Rolling Scheduling (DRS) is an innovative solution that resolves the scheduling complexities at the caster and rolling mill both for Endless Strip Production, Compact Strip Production and the traditional steel plant. It works like a charm.

Predictive Maintenance - Optimize Holistically with AI

22 Sep 2022, Artificial Intelligence, Production, Technology

Ensuring high plant availability and minimizing maintenance costs at the same time is a balancing act. The complexity of this area of tension grows with the size of the plant network and the resulting increase in the number of combined, in some cases contradictory, influencing factors. More and more companies are therefore turning to predictive asset management to analyze complex plant systems precisely and in real time and to operate them in an optimized manner.

AISTech 2022 – Hitting the Ground Running with Expert Information

25 May 2022, Industry 4.0, Technology

AISTech 2022 returned to Pittsburgh, PA and recorded the largest number of attendees, ranging from 7,500 to 8,000. It was held at the David Lawrence Convention Center and included an exhibition, panel of discussion, training programs, and presentation of technical papers. A number of topics were discussed, with PSI Metals participating with 3 technical presentations from our experts on the first day of the event.