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Automakers are in the midst of one of the best growth periods of all manufacturing industries as the recession continues to slowly fade. Sales are climbing each year and as they look ahead, automakers see opportunities and challenges around issues such as Cafe standards, lightweighting, new source materials, factory processes and new technologies for drivers. This infographic will include sales, forecasts, and fuel efficiency.
Steelmakers face a number of challenges and opportunities in the coming years, from employee attraction and retention to energy to new material developments to technological advancements and beyond.
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.
Advances in digital technology, and the falling prices thereof, are now offering miners and metal producers significant advantages when it comes to even the oldest production processes and the longest standing production challenges. More affordable and, crucially, smaller sensing equipment allows producers to retro-fit older equipment with the new sensing hardware, while more advanced software networks with total connectivity between various systems allows one to leverage existing automation and control systems to offer new ways of approaching asset lifecycle and maintenance, productivity, and energy optimisation. Read the full whitepaper, written by OSIsoft in co-operation with American Metal Market.
Do you want to take your manufacturing from good to great in 2018? You are not alone. Spare five minutes to: Save yourself thousands go from good to great, get the most out of your ERP software and satisfy your customer. Download our whitepaper titled 18 Things You Need From Your ERP in 2018 today to get started.
Economies, national securities, and cultures rely on safe, trustworthy infrastructures, which are being threatened by seismic, fire, and extreme-weather events. As a result, the global demand for better structural materials has intensified.
Find out in this industry white paper from CBMM North America, Inc.: How niobium enables steelmakers to benefit from this growing opportunity, how low-cost, niobium-containing steel provides structural materials with improved energy absorption, fracture toughness, and fatigue properties and why low carbon, Nb-microalloyed steel lowers overall production costs. Register to download the whitepaper today.
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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MANUFACTURING IS CHALLENGING.
No matter what part you are manufacturing, it takes guts, grit, dedication, and passion to be successful. The job of any ERP software provider is to help every customer simplify their manufacturing™. Global Shop Solutions has been doing just that – simplifying your manufacturing - for thousands of manufacturers in nearly 25 countries and 20 industries for over 40 years. In fact, we have more successful customers than anyone else in the field (nearly 150 case studies and 150 customer testimonials). How do we get manufacturers to become successful with the entire ERP system? With 3 simple rules.
The 2017 Crowe Horwath LLP/AMM metals industry survey looked into the role of information technology (IT) in the global metals industry. This year’s survey included questions about participants’ use of advanced IT capabilities such as data analytics, business intelligence, and the “Internet of Things.” Responses from high-level executives within metals-based companies provide a snapshot of the current state of IT, data analytics, and BI and offer some surprising insights into the pace at which the industry is adopting the use of more advanced technology.