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    METALS

    Get more from your plant

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    Challenges

    Improve worker safety. Enable sustainable development. Maximize output, revenue, and margin. Optimize OPEX and CAPEX. Attract and develop new talent.
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    Our Solutions for the Metals Industry

    Helping the metals industry grow in a sustainable way.

    Why work with Schneider Electric?

    • Handshake icon We value our partnerships Obtain and maintain your social license to operate through our energy and sustainability solutions and services.
    • Default Alternative Text One-stop-shop for the metals industry Boost operations efficiency and maximize value creation with our production and operations optimization solutions.

    Facts

    • Default Alternative Text Steel production is energy-intensive and accounts for up to 40% of total production cost.
    • Blue leaf icon On average, up to 15% of US steel CAPEX goes toward environmental initiatives.
    • Blue Earth America icon World crude steel production in 2013 was 1.6 billion tons.
    • Blue automotive icon In 2013, more than 87 million vehicles were manufactured requiring a total of 79 million tons of steel.
    • Blue smart city icon In 2013, the highest per-capita steel consumption was in South Korea, with over 3x that of the USA.