In metals and mining industries, the emphasis is on safety, production and energy efficiency, quality control, and environmental sustainability. The growing importance of resource efficiency and the ability to refine expensive raw materials into high-quality products set high demands for continuous industrial processes and operational practices. Expensive raw materials combined with continuous and long-chain processes highlight the importance of production process planning and process predictability, which are also essential for ensuring production continuity. Moreover, the ever-increasing regulation creates mounting pressure to improve energy efficiency and seek solutions to drive environmentally sustainable practices.
Heavy and demanding production circumstances set high standards for system solutions, process improvement and personnel safety. Modern, flexible digital solutions are changing the traditional industry and opening up new opportunities to succeed in the ever-changing operational environment.