In Metals and Advanced Manufacturing, we know what your hot buttons are.

You worry about what scrap is available where and for how much. What’s the optimal blend for producing a great product at the lowest cost? How can you get your work done on time and on budget? And how can you keep employees, customers, and stockholders happy?

Our solutions offer terrific answers to all those questions and more. Whether you’re in Operations, IT, or the C-Suite, our innovative approach to data-collection, analysis, and problem solving will have you poised for greater success – and fewer meltdowns.

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Since 2003, we have been providing an easy way to benchmark and monitor your company’s ferrous scrap purchasing performance.

Our Raw Material Data Aggregation Service™ (RMDAS™) gives you a real competitive advantage by providing a reliable source of accurate ferrous scrap prices and purchased volume information.

This innovative service provides you with realistic aggregated scrap market information as close to real-time as possible, in an easy-to-review format.

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Put BOSS™ in charge of blending optimization, and you’ll reduce costs while maintaining quality.

Our Blending Optimization Software Suite™ (BOSS™) delivers significant savings by determining the least-cost combination of raw materials needed to produce a given heat, line-up, or production schedule, taking into account all of your various operating and quality constraints.

BOSS™ considers the current inventory, available market materials, material chemistry information, and the chemical and physical constraints to calculate the least expensive mixture of materials to meet a product specification.

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Process Automation & Control Systems

You face challenges on every level – operational, tactical and strategic.

Maybe you need to install a basic control system to improve consistency and quality across shifts on the factory floor. Maybe you want to integrate a thermo-chemical model into a process to improve yield. Maybe you need to provide production management with timely information to make better operational decisions. Or perhaps you’re responsible for providing business and market intelligence to senior management.

Let our state-of-the-art technical capabilities help you look at your challenges from every angle, and problem-solve like never before.
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Scrap Yard Management

Manage and move your inventory in ways that make your process smoother and your workers happier.

Rely on our Scrap Yard Management Systems to:
  • Display loading instructions for operators
  • Track scrap boxes through the facility
  • Maintain and update inventory amounts
  • Integrate with your existing ERP, purchasing, and melt shop systems
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Legacy Systems Remediation

You have systems in place. But maybe you need upgrades, innovations, or additions.

One thing’s for sure, technology is constantly changing, and to remain competitive, you need to change with it.

In Metals and Advanced Manufacturing, we offer flexible approaches to help you develop the systems you need. We can provide a complete technology refresh, a hardware/platform upgrade, or a hybrid approach retaining some aspects of your current system while porting other functions.
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