Steel Industry and the digital revolution

Steel and metals manufactures face a huge opportunity to transform their operational model by implementing digital technology, enabling them to improve operational efficiency, customer service, inventory levels and profit margin. For example, plants and assets often operate in silos, rather than being integrated to meet a larger strategic objective. Supply...

Investments in steel industry

A Turkish big company has planned a $1 billion investment in steel industry. Turkey’s largest integrated steelmaker, aims to boost the use of local resources in production, steel production capacity and efficiency. This initiative is to improve the use of current technology and strengthen backward integration and to increase competitive...

Indian Steel Industry

India is the second largest producer in global crude steel production after China and the UE. Trade remedial measures have contributed towards enhancing domestic production. These measures have encouraged “Make in India” steel production, increasing production capacity by 25.6% from 2014-15 with 75% capacity utilisation during 2017-18. According to Joint...

Stainless steel use for the waste management

Stainless steel is the perfect material for trucks, it remains indestructible also while removing hazardous and non-toxin waste. Stainless steel fulfills some important requirements such as non corrosivity, rust-resistance, acid-resistance. An average waste holding tank not made of stainless steel may temporarily provide results; however, it won’t last long in...

A greener world with the stainless steel straws

The use of the plastic straws is today an environmental emergency, they contribute to a small but significant percentage of the ocean’s overall plastic waste. For their lightweight, the plastic straws are rarely make it into recycling bins, and they can leave marine animals in a tangle of plastic. Many...

Stainless steel and the “Smart Cities”

The main stainless steel players have decided to focus on urban consumption and central infrastructure initiatives such as “Smart Cities”, to boost the country ‘s stainless steel consumption. The largest consuming segment remains utensils and kitchenwares, with about  50 per cent share in the overall consumption. But also the segment...

The stainless steel’s market strenght

In 2019 global steel demand is forecast to grow 1.4% to reach 1,681.2Mt. Chairman of the worldsteel economics committee and CEO Emirates Steel, speaking at the World Steel Association General Assembly in Tokyo and says that in 2018 global steel demand continued to show resilience supported by the recovery in...

Stainless steel and its applications in medicine

Recent studies have underlined the advantages due to the diffusion of stainless steel inside hospitals. Always more often, stainless steel equipments are present in our hospital facilities. And it is not a case. Thanks to a recent discovery (due to a Spanish scientist), stainless steel applications in hospital could increase… With...