Jindal Steel (JSL) to deploy Dassault Systems to strengthen its production planning, scheduling and execution processes and better meet customer demand, according to a media release.
Jindal Steel recently expanded and doubled its production capacity at two facilities to 2.9 million tons of steel per year, which can manage end-to-end production and operations by adopting an integrated and fully automated approach.
Stainless steel manufacturing is a complex, made-to-order sector. Delivering reliable performance to meet customer targets requires agile, transparent ways to plan, use resources, leverage real-time information from the shop floor, quickly balance capacity and make accurate predictions while maintaining high-quality standards.
JSL to use the “Operations Planning and Scheduling Excellence” industry solution platform, which leverages DELMIA applications, to optimise these processes virtually. It can reduce costs and improve efficiency in order to realise significant benefits like reducing lead time by 10-15 per cent and work-in-progress inventory by 8-10 per cent.
The company aims to strengthen its position in core sectors like automotive and infrastructure while expanding its activity in the lifestyle, aerospace and defence sectors in a sustainable way.
“This is another bold step towards creatively demolishing legacy systems and adopting new models of digitalisation and automation,” said Abhyuday Jindal, Managing Director at JSL.
“Dassault solutions support the sustainable steel production by innovative customers like Jindal Steel,” said Corinne Bulota, Vice President, Infrastructure, Energy and Materials Industry, Dassault Systèmes.