PSI China wins important steel contract for JISCO TianFeng Stainless

New customer Jiuquan Steel and Iron Group decided in favour of PSImetals

Berlin, Beijing, 23 January 2013 - PSI China got a new order for the implementation of the production management system PSImetals at JISCO TianFeng Stainless Company. Jiuquan Steel and Iron Group (JISCO), located in Jiayuguan City in the Gansu Province, is the biggest carbon and stainless steel company in Northwest China. JISCO Stainless is the stainless branch of JISCO with an annual production capacity of 1.2 million tons. The main products are stainless cold rolled and hot rolled carbon steel and a small amount of stainless plates.

PSImetals will cover the whole production process from steel making, hot rolling, cold rolling and plate pickling areas at JISCO Stainless. The functional scope embraces order dressing, production planning and execution, quality management and stock yard management.

As one of the first Manufacturing Execution System (MES) projects in the JISCO Group, this project will be managed by PSI together with the local partner Lanzhou Wanqiao Intelligent Science and Technology Co., Ltd. Both companies successfully worked out consulting and specifications in the past months. During the implementation phase, PSI will be responsible for the software licencing, delivery and customising, consulting and training services while WanQiao will manage most of on-site work such as analysis, data collection, tests and basic on-site customer support.

On the basis of its own software products, PSI AG develops and integrates complete solutions for energy management (electricity, gas, oil, heat), production management (metals, automotive, mechanical engineering, mining, logistics) and infrastructure management for transport and safety. PSI was founded in 1969 and employs approximately 1,600 persons worldwide.