PSI expands market share in nonferrous metals segment

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The Sundwiger Messingwerk GmbH & Co. KG, a company in the Diehl Group and one of Germany's leading producers of brass wires and strips as well as other copper alloys, has contracted PSI with the delivery of PSImetals as the manufacturing execution system (MES) for its rolling mill at the Hemer plant. The first contract from the Sundwiger Messingwerk contains, along with the MES solution, the product maintenance for a number of years. The planned project schedule is about three quarters of a year.

In two additional stages it is intended to expand the MES with PSImetals functionalities for production planning and the sequencing. The goal of the entire project is to reduce inventory while simultaneously increasing adherence to delivery schedules and shortening throughput time. In the selection phase, PSI was able to win out over a well-established MES supplier. With this first contract from Sundwiger Messingwerk, PSI is also expanding its market share as a specialised provider of production management software in the nonferrous metals segment.

PSI Metals is a supplier for production management solutions in the metals industry combining SCM, APS and MES to optimise production and logistics. The software solution PSImetals enables manufacturers of steel and non-ferrous metals to ensure their competitive edge by helping them reach the goal of full, on-time, quality certified delivery of their customer orders, while respecting inventory, productivity and cost performance targets.

PSI AG develops and integrates complete solutions, on the basis of its own software products, for the management of energy networks (electricity, gas, oil, heat, water), cross-company production management (metals, automotive, mechanical and plant engineering, mining, logistics) and infrastructure management for transport and safety. PSI was founded in 1969 and employs 1.450 persons in the group.

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