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Quality 4.0 Opportunities in the Steel Supply Chain

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Industry 4.0, is transforming all industries and how they operate. But what do we mean when we talk about Quality 4.0? How does it differ from traditional quality management? And what are its implication in the steel supply chain? In this blog post we’ll answer all these questions.

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Biometrics login and signing

We are happy to announce that SteelTrace has recently made an important update in the mobile app. It is now possible to use biometrics authentication to login into the app and sign certificates.

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SteelTrace partners with the Brazilian Petroleum Partnerships (BPP) program

We are proud to announce that SteelTrace has entered a partnership with the Brazilian Petroleum Partnerships (BPP) program.

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Why a secured digital trail can add value

How does a secure digital trail of a product add value if there is no direct link to the physical product itself? An often heard question within the steel industry.

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5 Common Errors in Certificates

We all know that manufacturers issue certificates according to their best knowledge of the product specifications, project requirements, material standards, construction codes, etc. However often they contain errors.
We developed this little guide to help people avoid the most common mistakes that we face daily.

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How do you maintain the integrity of your data when it leaves the premises?

In the steel industry, data is crucial, as incorrect data can lead to major catastrophes. And despite the fact that all data is passed on in the best possible way, test companies lose control over the data once it has left the premises. Fortunately, new technologies are available to protect the integrity of your company.

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6 innovative ways to reduce your company’s carbon footprint

Even though steel is considered to be a sustainable material, its production is still very energy-intensive. But the processes can become more sustainable, even in the oil and gas industry. How? SteelTrace provides innovative solutions to reduce your company’s carbon footprint.

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6 ways to save cost while increasing quality in the steel supply chain for oil & gas

What if there was a way to improve the quality in the steel supply chain while still reducing costs? A revolutionary technology called blockchain makes this possible.

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2022 Roadmap

In our last blog post, we went over the progress we made during 2021. And now, we want to focus on what we plan to (and will) achieve during 2022. Here is our roadmap for 2022!

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Progress

2021 was an important year for SteelTrace. We have made a lot of progress towards our company mission, “Providing cradle-to-grave traceability for the steel supply chain”. And before we reveal what we have in store for this year, here are some of our main breakthroughs of 2021

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How MEGA certifies their materials with Blockchain

MEGA has been an early customer of SteelTrace since 2018. SteelTrace used the MEGA plant as a test case for the early version of the platform. Now MEGA certifies materials using SteelTrace. It helps them protect their products from counterfeiting as well as providing automated traceability for all steps of the production and testing.

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Smart things

The oil and gas industry is among those with the most to lose in the event of unforeseen accidents or maintenance issues. For this reason, several companies have harnessed advanced IT technology to create smarter maintenance strategies that can predict system weaknesses and diagnose inefficiencies. Oh shucks. You have just bought the groceries, loaded them […]

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