Manufacturing processes for an integrated steel plant typically encompass three distinct types of manufacturing: flow manufacturing, process manufacturing, and mill manufacturing, meaning that such a plant is effectively a mixed-mode manufacturer. Software systems for these manufacturers' diverse needs are of critical importance. Learn about specific software capabilities you should be looking for.
on technology used for iron making), iron ore, limestone, dolomite, or any other raw material. Properties of these raw materials vary greatly. Despite the mixing and refinement done at the mines before shipping to a steel plant, these are natural raw materials, and variations in properties are still present when they reach the plant. Another problem is that due to the large amount of raw materials required, these components come from many sources, and their properties will vary greatly based on where