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Metal

Greycon in the Metal Industry

The challenging dimensional requirements of the metal industry fits exceptionally well within the solutions that Greycon has established as the world-leader for roll and flat sheet industries.

Greycon provides optimisation at multiple stages of the production and planning process to the steel service centres, and tubes & pipes industry, allowing significant savings, quick return on investments, and better decision making.

What To Expect

  • Ability to combine & optimise multiple master coils vs multiple sales orders or demands in quick turn environments
  • Provide user visibility of all available inventory on-site when optimising daily sales orders or demands
  • Increased production throughput, reduced waste & overrun
  • Manage restock process, providing ability to produce the right widths & lengths at the right time, anticipating business demand for finished goods inventory
  • Better choice of stock reels
  • Return on investment in less than 2 months
  • X-Trim implemented in metal manufacturer within 5 weeks
  • Instances of up to 20% reduction in trim waste (from 2.04% to 1.65%)
  • Ageing of stripes inventory reduced from 4 weeks to 1.5 weeks
  • Ageing of raw material reduced, as X-Trim accounts FIFO while optimising inventories
  • Scrap reduction: 0.5% 
  • Semi-finished stock reduction
  • Trim waste reduction, instances of 0.80% of total production

Reliable Solutions

Greycon Metal

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