Pioneers Talk #4: From Automation to Digitalization

In this session of “Pioneers Talk”, we sit down with Industry 4.0 expert Kurt Herzog to discuss how steel producers can improve the operation of their plant based on production data, how to grow and apply digitalized corporate know-how, and why the “right automation solution” is key to convert generated insights into standardized actions.

Pioneers Talk is the new video format of Primetals Technologies, focusing on informative and empowering interviews with experts in metals production and beyond. Topics extend to new advances in digitalization and automation, breakthroughs in green-production solutions, and success strategies for steel producers on all continents.

Kurt Herzog

Head of Industry 4.0, Primetals Technologies • Kurt Herzog has been with the company for 20 years and focuses on automation efforts that make the total complexity of steel-plant operation more manageable.

Dr. Christoph Stangl

Christoph Stangl has more than 25 years international experience in marketing, sales, consulting, manufacturing and (information) technology. At Primetals Technologies he acts as moderator, conceptioner and creator of remarkable content. Christoph focuses on the needs, pains, gains and solutions of steel producers to improve the automation, optimization and digitalization of their steel plants.