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Stelco Looks to Smarten Up Steel Operations Through AI

3/7/2019 - Stelco has signed an agreement with a technology firm specializing in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

According to an announcement from the firm, Ontario-based Canvass Analytics Inc., Stelco will use Canvass’ AI platform to transform its steelmaking operations, improve yield and boost productivity. 

“Canvass Analytics quickly demonstrated to us the usefulness of AI in certain areas of our operations and the potential of applying AI across our operations in order to increase our profitability and competitiveness," said Stelco executive chairman Alan Kestenbaum.

“By partnering with Canvass Analytics, we are systematically transforming our facilities into intelligent operations environments and augmenting a digitally oriented workforce in order to take the efficiency of our operations to the next level.”

You can find the full announcement here.