CROC and Primetals Technologies to Develop IT-Solutions for Steel Industry Digitalization
CROC, a Metal-Expo exhibitor, and Primetals Technologies, a Metal-Expo regular exhibitor, signed the first strategic partnership agreement at Metal-Expo’2019. The companies plan on developing IT-solutions for steel enterprises digitalization to meet the market requirements.
Nowadays steel enterprises turn to digital counterparts of aggregates, processes and products using digital intelligence to make immediate decisions. The partners focus on developing IT products helping steel companies and enterprises digitalize the main processes. Such solutions will help steel companies raise productivity, production safety, products’ quality, environmental safety and reduce net cost eventually enhancing competitiveness of Russian steel enterprises in the global market.
“We decided to join our efforts having studied the market requirements. To achieve success in digitalization of steel companies a clear understanding of business processes in required. The partnership provides an opportunity to offer steel companies and enterprises unique IT-solutions’’, said Oleg Terekhov, Director for Development of IT Business in the Steel Industry, CROC.
Primetals Technologies, Limited headquartered in London, United Kingdom is a worldwide leading engineering, plant-building and lifecycle services partner for the metals industry. The company offers a complete technology, product and service portfolio that includes integrated electrics, automation, digitalization and environmental solutions. This covers every step of the iron and steel production chain, extending from the raw materials to the finished product – in addition to the latest rolling solutions for the nonferrous metals sector.
CROC was established in 1992 and has been operating in the Russian IT market for over 27 years, ranking among the top 10 IT companies (Expert Rating Agency, 2004-2019), as well as among top three systems integrators (IDC, 2018), top three IT service providers and top five consulting businesses in Russia (Expert Rating Agency, 2019). CROC implements innovations in line with specific customer needs and maximizes business protection.