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 Bridget Darby.
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