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  • Whitepaper US Tariff War Fractures Global Aluminium Industry

    The current isolationist trend among certain nations and governments has shaken up many industries, including global aluminium trade. Rising prices and upswing in demand for contracts used to manage risk are just a few indicators of the cracks in the global trade’s previously strong foundation, particularly in the United States. Where will the biggest realignments take place, and what might the landscape look like after the shifts? How severe will the resulting changes be? A new paper from Fastmarkets MB and CME Group takes a look at what’s on deck for aluminium in the months and years to come.

  • Whitepaper Free Guide: Digital Marketing for Materials Suppliers

    Materials buyers are going digital, and metals suppliers need to keep up. Contemporary material buyers tend to research – and buy – materials online. More material suppliers are addressing the trend and turning to the Internet. But simply having a website is not enough. You also need a comprehensive digital marketing strategy.This guide from Matmatch introduces the most important tools and channels to consider, as well as tips on how best to utilise them. It covers: Google Analytics, SEO, PPC advertising, and Social media. It also introduces Matmatch, which offers suppliers a way to take advantage of the digital opportunity today.

  • Whitepaper Integrated Planning For Your Metals Supply Chain

    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.

  • Whitepaper Haynes International: Crowe Supports Transformation with a Global Business Application

    For international metals manufacturers, Digital Transformation begins with a global solution in mind. When Haynes International began the search for an integrated ERP system, their success was based on three significant factors: Microsoft Dynamics - A leading enterprise business application, Crowe Metals Accelerator - An industry-tailored solution, Crowe LLP - a Microsoft Industry Partner for Metals. Download our latest case study and learn how Crowe's systematic plan for global improvement helped bring Haynes onto the forefront of Digital Transformation.

  • Whitepaper Digital Transformation in the Global Metals Industry

    Our 2018 Crowe and American Metal Market’s metals industry survey provides a look at the factors driving digital transformation within the industry. The survey focuses on how metals companies are using or planning to use technology to improve: customer service, products and services and reporting. Respondents are high-level executives from a cross section of metals-based companies including mills, producers, processors, service centers, scrap recyclers and manufacturers.

  • Whitepaper 4 Price Risk Management Strategies to Protect Margins in a Volatile Steel Market

    Since the enactment of Section 232 in March, there has been a flurry of activity and uncertainty regarding steel prices. Now is the time to reevaluate your price risk management strategies to protect your margins and earnings. This white paper explains four price risk management strategies along with the steps to take in order to determine which strategy is best for your company.

  • Whitepaper Evaluating Screening Performance

    Screening (separating dry material based on particle size) is a complex task that requires sophisticated machinery. An optimized screener needs to be designed with consideration of countless variables, including: Motion: how a screen moves, whether vibratory, gyratory, linear, or stationary, loading mechanics: feed rate/unit area, etc. and material characteristics: particle size distribution, particle shape, bulk density, moisture, friability and static charge.

  • Whitepaper Global Supply Chain Tariffs

    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.

  • Whitepaper A Bigger, Better Solution for Supply Chain Planning

    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.

  • Whitepaper Faster, smarter, smaller: Digital technologies push new frontier for metals industry

    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.

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