SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar to become partner at Software Campus

The Software Campus welcomes another company to the partner circle: With the current application phase, SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar (SHS) joins the program with the two large companies Saarstahl and Dillinger. With more than 13,600 employees worldwide, they shape the Saarland and also rank among the leading steel-producing companies internationally.

“We are delighted to be a partner of the Software Campus and to give IT students the opportunity to develop their skills with us in a very practical way,” says Dr. Heike Busch, Head of Digitalization. “The talented students can contribute their ideas to innovative projects at our company and work with us to advance our activities in the area of “Industry 4.0 and digitalization” – a win-win situation for both sides. In addition to more typical issues such as Digital Twins, Data Science and Digital Engineering, our research topics also include projects in the area of sustainability. This is where IT can contribute significantly. We are already very excited about working with the young researchers.”

Digital transformation of the steel industry

SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar continuously invests in further modernization and optimization of systems and processes and pursues the industrial digitalization strategy Industry 4.0. In the current year, the company is looking for researchers in the following areas:

  • Development of an ML-based automated reporting systems
  • Digital twin in the area of production machines and systems as well as products
  • Digital engineering in interaction with lean methods and software engineering
  • Greenfield migration of a brownfield environment
  • Prediction of product characteristics using machine learning methods
  • Self-learning system to support employees in production systems
  • Consortium blockchain
  • Data model for product genealogy for material tracking


Sustainable: Beyond green steel

Sustainable and responsible action is firmly anchored in the SHS – Group and is a traditional core element of its corporate philosophy. In their comprehensive approach to sustainability, SHS Group companies stand by their responsibility to current and future generations of employees and stakeholders and aim to produce high-quality steel products in a sustainable manner.

The SHS Group is committed to the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and intends to contribute to CO2-neutral steel production. In their transformation process towards the production of green steel, the companies – today and in the future – focus on responsibility for people and the environment. Based on what they have achieved so far and with a view to a future worth living for everyone, they are constantly identifying further potential for improvement and redefining ambitious targets.

SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar imparts its knowledge and experience in this regard to program participants as part of the Software Campus training courses.

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