SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar

SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar is an operational management holding company which actively manages tasks of the two major Saarland steel companies Saarstahl and Dillinger. In this way, both companies can work more closely together beyond existing cooperations and perform stronger on their markets. They are working together to grow, become more flexible and expand their competitiveness on their respective markets. With 13,700 employees and an annual production of around 5 million tons of crude steel, Saarstahl and Dillinger shape the Saarland and are also among the leading steel producing companies internationally.

SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar together with its companies Dillinger and Saarstahl continuously invests in the modernization and optimization of plants and processes and pursues the industrial digitalization strategy Industry 4.0. The implementation of processes to develop the digital capabilities of the companies shall emerge along the entire process chain. The goal is to develop a sustainable and efficient company that transforms itself with the help of modern technologies.


Research fields

Digital engineering in the development of complex and production-critical business applications

Evaluation of Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) for the greenfield migration of a brownfield environment

Development of self-learning assistance systems to support plant operators of industrial production plants

Development of a generic concept for building digital twins of production plants and systems

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