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AIST Process Benchmarker®

Are You Ahead of the Competition?
Benchmarking Steel Manufacturing for a Sustainable Future

AIST Process Benchmarker® (APB) is a secure online benchmarking service for tracking key performance indicators (KPIs) between users engaged in the manufacturing of iron, steel and related raw materials 

The APB offers the following benefits:

  • Benchmark KPIs for specific technical operations against real-world industry norms.

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and establish specific performance expectations.

  • Focus research and development in key areas necessary to improve technical processes.

  • Make informed decisions to enhance corporate competitiveness and overall industry sustainability.

The APB unites steel producers in comparative technical benchmarking to improve the long-term sustainability of steel as the engineered material of choice for a diverse array of applications.

Training and a demonstration of the AIST Process Benchmarker are available by contacting AIST’s Ryan Wolfred.

APB  — Improving the Bottom Line

APB — Improving the Bottom Line

The APB is an online database that serves as an analytical tool for tracking various production metrics between coke-, iron- and steel-producing companies. This paper describes the APB system functionality, and discusses the steps taken to develop the system.