Four Years Industry 4.0: Outcomes, Learnings, & Outlooks

Four years ago, at METEC 2019, Gerdau and Primetals Technologies signed a strategic partnership for their digitalization journey moving ahead to Industry 4.0. The defined goal at that time was the development and realization of a digitalization roadmap for Gerdau, who intends to be the pioneer in the implementation of digital innovation among all steel producers in the world. The cooperation focused on executing digitalization projects, developing joint projects, and creating new business models. Hear from Gerdau at METEC 2023, discussing the outcomes of this strategic partnership and how important the implementation of the concept “Industry 4.0” is in the steel industry.

Our Speakers

Mario Sartorelli

Technical Manager Indústria 4.0 for Gerdau Meltshops at Gerdau Brazil

Rafael Oliveira

Indústria 4.0 at Gerdau Brazil

Gabriel Medeiros

Head of EA at Primetals Technologies Brazil

Kurt Herzog

Head of Industry 4.0 at 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.