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The key tube & pipe producers in Europe and the Middle East. For your information, Fastmarkets presents a map showing the key tube & pipe producers in Europe and the Middle East in 2018. Click to download the full version of this map in a new window.
The Fastmarkets IM Lithium wall chart map 2018 will showcase lithium projects in development, those already established and their current projected production capacity details whilst also detailing world resources and areas that could be developed in future. You will also find information on different lithium types, an infographic showcasing end markets and processing flowchart of brine and rock deposits to intermediary products and end-use markets.
The mining, metals and materials industry has always had to rapidly adjust to wild market fluctuations, social pressures, labour shortages and other forces beyond control. At the same time, it has had to provide the basic materials and much of the energy for the global manufacturing ecosystem. LNS research survey data show that the top financial challenges are growing revenue and protecting margins, while the top operational challenges are manufacturing efficiency and regulatory and industry compliance. Download the full research spotlight, written by LNS, and discover: Key trends in mining, metals and materials - and how this industry compares to other sectors; The strategy needed for each component of the balanced scorecard approach; How companies are gaining value from this approach, including up to 40% downtime reduction, 3% in energy savings, up to 50% in productivity improvement and much more. Click to access the whitepaper today.
Highly complex iron ore pellet plant designs and increasing numbers of process parameters to be monitored by the operators are leading to undesired fluctuations in energy consumption. The related increase in a plant’s energy consumption and operational costs can be avoided by implementing the Outotec® Optimus advisory tool. Based on highly accurate process models, Optimus calculates an energy-efficient operational strategy for the plant and generates clear recommendations for the operators on what actions should be taken. Learn more about Outotec Optimus – a digital expert available around-the-clock to ensure that your plant efficiency remains as high as possible over its whole lifecycle!
If you are manufacturing like a boss it means you master the four key transactions: Purchasing Receipts, Issuing Material, WIP to FG, Shipping/Invoicing,
know your costs (freight, labor, outside services, overhead, other, material) with accurate precision, price your parts competitively and profitably, quote your jobs correctly with speed and accuracy, reduce your risk by knowing and not guessing.
When you are doing the above, you are making parts faster, making parts better, watching it all in real time, and knowing exactly what everything costs – otherwise known as “manufacturing like a boss.” So let’s get back to basics and manufacture like a boss with these 13 to do’s. Download the whitepaper today.
Break down the barriers to boost your operations. The real world does not operate in silos, so why should your business? An integrated planning solution can provide continuity across all planning horizons and every aspect of your operations.
In this guide from Quintiq, discover how to: Increase efficient resource utilization, enhance visibility across multiple sites and improve throughput while reducing costs.
What is your risk exposure? Do you understand what impacts your organization will potentially see from the new legislation on tariffs? It is time to assess the risks, build a comprehensive strategy to mitigate the impact, and execute these strategies as the environment continues to evolve. Our timeline guides you through a managed approach to assessing the changes and offsetting the impact, while optimizing alignment to your supply base.
It’s time to move to a more mature supply chain planning & optimization solution. In this guide from Quintiq, find out the risk-free method to switch to a solution that enables you to: Increase efficient collaboration, improve visibility across multiple sites and monitor your KPIs for effective decision making.
Now you can finally narrow the gap between continuous casting and hot rolling with a planning system that allows your operations to: Enhance productivity, reduce slab slacking, save thousands, or even millions of dollars annually.
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Did you know a drafting error in tax reform will keep businesses from getting a key benefit that Congress intended to impart?
This article provides clarity around this key depreciation benefit that is eluding business.
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The United States’ crumbling infrastructure not only poses a physical danger to the operators, passengers and consumers of the goods and commodities shipped across the country’s roads, rails, bridges, inland waterways, pipelines and electrical grid, but threatens to undercut the economy built upon it.
Oversupply in the global steel sector. Increased variability in the supply of raw materials. Stricter environmental regulations. Steelmakers are constantly dealing with complex variables in a market that’s becoming increasingly challenging. Inbound logistics plays a vital role in withstanding these challenges. It can make or break the effectiveness of your organization, as well as its ability to reach yearly business goals. Therefore, optimizing the planning of your inbound supply chain requires a platform approach. Quintiq Senior Consultant Reinier Zuurmond will demonstrate how a single platform can connect all internal processes and bring transparency to your supply chain. Register for the presentation today!
With growing complexity and regular volatility in the metals market, manufacturers are dealing with new challenges in planning orders, materials, and equipment. Organizations need new ways to remain agile while improving overall OTIF delivery rates and profitability. How will you adapt in 2018 to tackle complexity head on?
Join us for this special webinar in partnership with Quintiq where we’ll discuss: The factors making it harder for metals producers to forecast, plan, and manufacture their products, why investing in a supply chain that full integrates planning with execution is key to maintaining competitive advantage, how metals manufacturers are utilizing leading-edge technology to improve throughput and reduce costs.