JSW Steel selects Broner Metals Solutions for MES and Advanced Planning and Scheduling project at Vijyanagar plant

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Broner Metals Solutions, provider of integrated MES, supply chain and advanced planning & scheduling solutions for the metals industries, has been selected by JSW Steel Ltd to implement a world-class Production Planning and Scheduling solution together with Broner's MES solution, for the JSW Vijaynagar Integrated steel complex,  India. The Broner systems will be closely coupled with JSW's SAP systems.

JSW Steel is one of the lowest cost steel producers in the world. JSW's Vijayanagar Works is India's largest single location steel plant with 10 MTPA capacity. The next phase of expansion taking the total production to 12 MTPA at Vijayanagar Works is also under implementation. The JSW plant currently consists of a large Cold Rolling Mill Complex (CRM1).  A second Cold Rolling Mill (CRM2) is being built and is planned for completion in August 2013.

The Broner solution will be implemented in partnership by Broner Metals Solutions and JSoft starting with the installation of Broner's MES functionality at JSW's new Cold Rolling Mill (CRM2). Broner's MES and APS Solutions were selected because of its ease of configurability, ease of implementation, cost effective maintenance and early delivery of business benefits. Broner is working closely with partner JSoft Solutions. JSoft have a deep knowledge of JSW's people and processes and will provide project management and skilled resources.

Mr David Mushin, CEO of Broner Metals Solutions said:  "The new integrated solution will enable JSW to achieve significant business benefits, and we look forward to forming a long standing business relationship with JSW.  The Broner team are excited by the opportunities and challenges of this project."

Mr. Raghu Bhargava, CEO of JSoft said:  "We are very pleased to be working with Broner and leveraging the expertise of Broner and JSoft together for the benefit of JSW."

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