Industry 4.0 and the Fourth Industrial Revolution are trendy terms, and cold-rolled steel is not a sector oblivious to these changes.
How does Arania understand its role in this new technological era? The digitisation of production processes by means of sensors, information and data analysis systems is only the first step in a global dynamic which is called to transform completely the existing concept of the world of steel and its value chain.
Technological innovation is undoubtedly the cornerstone of industrial development. However, what we are now beginning to understand globally as Industry 4.0 overcomes the mechanical and structural advances experienced in previous periods of great change, such as traditional industrial revolutions.
From suppliers to retailers, the entire value chain is taking the form of an open, intelligent and interconnected ecosystem.
Today, leading companies such as Arania are engaged in a process of structural renewal of their overall product design and manufacturing dynamics, embracing automation and artificial intelligence as key productive boosters.
Arania, as leading company in Southern Europe in the precision cold-rolled steel sector, and as a supplier of high-quality steel for the automotive industry, has the duty to constantly improve its processes, overcoming the challenges of this demanding segment and as well as its high expectations, both in terms of digitalization and technological adaptation.
The Arania Group has always been a frontrunner in the use of new technologies, leading the use of innovative industrial products and processes. Thanks to the knowledge acquired over decades through research and digital adaptation, the production of precision cold-rolled steel is currently living the digitalisation of its methods, integrating them in the value chain with special emphasis on traceability and exploitation of digitised data.
The outcome is a constant flow of real-time information that enables to implement optimised management, production and logistics systems that result in several key advantages, such as making a difference with competitors, shortening deadlines, reducing costs and, finally, deploying worldwide the Arania brand of excellence in terms of quality and customer satisfaction.