An SMS group steel plant was ordered by Voestalpine Böhler Edelstahl. The plant will have a size of 50.000 sq m and it will set new standards in energy efficiency and innovative automation of the production processes, according to SMS group.
Read more about it: steeltimesint.com
China plans to reduce steel production
To reduce air pollution, the Chinese government seeks to significantly reduce the production of steel and aluminum products in the northern part of the country this winter. However, this has not been confirmed yet.
Read more about it: marketsteel.de (german)
Companies underestimate IoT security
Among 1.150 decision-makers, only 57% consider security as an important aspect in IoT projects. Connected machines and devices improve processes and efficiency, but it also leads to new risks. The loss of data is one of them and causes a negative impact on customer’s confidence in your business.
Read more about it: Vogel Communications Group GmbH & Co. KG (german)