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Enjoy the Sound of Silence – on the Way To Advanced Quality Management

14 Oct 2020, Industry 4.0, Artificial Intelligence, Production, Technology

When you listen to steel and aluminum production – often all you hear is deafening noise as customer satisfaction drops or production costs rise due to missed quality expectations. The wave of digitization offers great potential for optimizing the quality and making it easier to handle at the same time – to finally take a deep breath and enjoy the silence of a smooth shopfloor.

How to Break the Automation Pyramid with the Metals Service Bus

27 Aug 2019, Research, Industry 4.0, Technology, Artificial Intelligence

The organization of systems relevant to metal production has been successfully carried out for many years on the basis of the “automation pyramid”. This structure, however, reaches its limits when it comes to adopting new methods. By eliminating the strict layering of the pyramid, a standard is required that allows these peers to communicate. Learn how the PSIbus technology closes this gap. 

Escape the Digital Jungle: Chances and Risks of Digital Transformation

12 Apr 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?

Production Management Meets Art in Istanbul

21 Nov 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.

Meet the Expectations of Your Passengers with Safe and Reliable Train Management

07 Nov 2018, Transport

Rail transport companies today face enormous challenges: growing passenger volumes, increasing demands for safety while maintaining on-time performance, and a need for modern technical systems and real-time information – and all of this in the face of a growing shortage of skilled workers. These issues can be overcome first and foremost by further automating operational processes.