Baosteel Construction selects STRUMIS for their new 150,000 ton/annum Haimen fabrication facility, Shanghai
We are pleased to announce that Baosteel Construction (BSC), one of the foremost steel producers in the world, has selected STRUMIS - the leading enterprise Fabrication Management solution, for its new Haimen fabrication facility on the Yangtze River, north of Shanghai.
The Haimen fabrication facility, when fully operational, will represent China's single largest steel fabrication facility with an output of 150,000 ton/annum. The total investment in the facility is USD$114 million (CNY720 million) occupying a 333,000m2 production line, which will be manned by over 1000 people. The selection of STRUMIS followed an extensive selection process by BSC, to deliver powerful production controls and material management to optimise throughout the facility.
A solution for a world leading facility
Mr Ya Zhang, General Manager of the Baosteel Haimen facility, commenting on the purchase said 'Baosteel is progressive company, looking for continual improvement in our operational processes. With STRUMIS we will be able to manage this impressive facility to optimum levels.'
Mr. Feng Shen, IT Director, BSC, further added 'We needed a system that was adaptable and open with our back office systems, but that was also flexible to our business demands. Quite simply, we found that STRUMIS is the only system on the market to deliver to our requirements. STRUMIS China have shown to us in the selection process, that they have the domain knowledge we need to help support this flag ship facility. We very much look forward to making the implementation a successful one and deploying further in other Baosteel facilities.'
China Regional Manager for STRUMIS commenting on the selection added 'This was a demanding and lengthy selection process for BSC, but the power of STRUMIS won over. For the Chinese fabrication industry, this is a significant selection as the industry looks to harness work processes and increase efficiency.'
About Baosteel Group
Baosteel is a leading steel producer for the Chinese and International markets. Baosteel produced 44.50 million tons of steel in 2010, ranking No.3 among the global steelmakers in the world. Baosteel entered Fortune Global 500 for 8 years in a row, and was ranked No. 212th in 2011.
The steel business of Baosteel is based on producing hi-tech steel products with high added values. The three major product series, namely straight carbon steels, stainless steels and special steels, are widely used in industries such as automobile, home electrical appliances, petrochemical, machine building, energy and transportation, construction and decoration, metalwork, aerospace and aviation, nuclear energy and electronic devices.
Baosteel's products are sold in domestic and foreign markets through their sales network around the world. It not only dominates the domestic steel plate market but also exports quality steel products to more than 40 countries and regions including Japan, Korea , American and European countries.
STRUMIS is an all encompassing steel fabrication management information system that harnesses the information flow and work processes through the steelwork contract between departments, suppliers and clients; from estimate tendering, through procurement and production and into construction. STRUMIS steel fabrication management software is for engineering and fabrication companies who are looking to implement a dedicated fabrication management information system to manage across a workshop, all departments including multiple sites or even across supply chains.