Russia: NLMK introduces digital assistant for suppliers

NLMK Group, a global steel company, has launched a “virtual assistant” pilot: a digital service for real-time interaction with suppliers and optimization of standard supply chain operations. The virtual assistant, powered by QUBO dialogue system, is a chat-bot integrated in the corporate website. The assistant replies to questions received from suppliers about participation in procurement…

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Russia: OEMK commissions continuous casting machine No. 3

Oskol Electrometallurgical Works has put into operation the continuous casting machine No. 3 after modernization. The modernized machine will improve the quality of the billet needed to produce SBQ rolled metal used in car manufacture and bearing industry. Metalloinvest input in the modernization reached 1 billion rubles. INTECO, Austria supplied the main machinery. (Ukrainian metal)

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