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    Operations Efficiency

    Getting the most of people, assets and production

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Efficiency: A constant challenge

Pressure to deliver results in the metals industry is compounded by steadily escalating costs, aging and under-performing assets, and a lack of skilled workers.
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Solutions for operational efficiency

Why work with Schneider Electric?

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    Best-in-class asset performance suite

    From maintenance to equipment performance, we optimize the OEE of your assets and extend their useful life.

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    Integrated process and power distribution

    Get total production visibility thanks to seamless integration between control and electrical systems.

Facts

  • Default Alternative Text The steel industry spends more than $15 billion annually on R&D and to improve manufacturing processes.
  • Blue time icon The average cost of downtime in a steel plant is $2 million per hour.
  • Blue EcoXpert icon Less than 50% of industry uses any kind of dedicated production or maintenance management tools.
  • Blue tools icon Maintenance costs can represent up to 15% of total production costs.