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Mill Products

Challenges you may be facing

The mill products industry (which includes iron, steel, aluminum; paper, pulp, packaging; building materials and textiles) is highly capital-intensive in terms of manufacturing processes, and constantly faces the challenges of excess capacity, volatility in raw material costs, higher energy prices, and stringent regulations.  There is slow to medium growth here and restoring and maintaining enterprise value depends on several key levers such as:

  • Competitive cost
  • Operational agility involving a flexible supply chain
  • Enhanced customer reach with a focus on the more profitable mill products segments; prioritizing collaboration to enable accelerated response for innovative product offerings
  • Reinforcing stakeholders’ confidence - re-engaging with internal talent, identifying and explaining risks through enhanced reporting solutions and regulatory operating environments as per the mill industry landscape   


What we can do for you

HCL offers end-to-end solutions through consulting, technology and outsourcing services in:

  • Application support and maintenance using ALT ASMTM to enable at least 20-30% cost savings over the deal lifecycle using HCL’s proprietary IP Framework for managed services delivery -- MASCoT™ (Managed Services with Continuous improvement leading to Transformation)
  • Business transformation led through ERP implementations (SAP, Oracle, Microsoft)
  • Enterprise business intelligence and performance management systems specifically tailored to mill solutions; Implementations for commercial functions (sales & marketing, finance (FP&A), logistics/transportation, supply chain, procurement, human resources)
  • Enterprise technology platform transformation, migration - SOA/ Middleware, BPM, enterprise content management, custom application development, security
  • Enterprise asset management and computer maintenance management systems - transformations and implementations
  • EFaaS’ – Business process services (F&A, procurement, HR)
  • Full lifecycle mainframe and midrange technology services (including mainframe performance management services, re-hosting/ re-platform services)

HCL’s IPs and solutions that customers are leveraging

  • Enterprise DIRECT (e-commerce)  including nUI - Next Generation Customer Interaction and Experience
  • Intelligent Supply Chain Assessments (iSCM) -  for seamless integration across the supply chain
  • Plant Maintenance and Asset Management (mSAM, iMRO)  - helps achieve operational excellence
  • Predictive analytics (scrap pricing, asset maintenance)
  • Proactive Production Monitoring (pPM)  - helps optimize production schedules and gain visibility into costs
  • Corporate R&D Function Project/Program Portfolio Management (EDISON)
  • Process Automation and Plant Automation Systems - OSIsoft PI, Wonderware
  • WIP (scheduling, track and trace) - Custom MES
  • Smart condition monitoring solution  (for vibration, temperature, humidity, pressure) enabled by wireless  (Bluetooth ) and mobile technologies  (smart-phone and tablets)
  • Enterprise Managed Cloud as a Service (MCaaS) – Next generation transformation and outsourcing, enabling all costs to ‘OpEx’

Why should you consider HCL?

  • Deep expertise in creating sustainable and responsive supply chains – HCL leads the way in optimizing transportation, inventory and supply networks; improving planning, demand forecasting, and sales and operations planning for the mill industry.
  • Deep experience in designing business processes and end-to-end solutions – HCL   provides mill solutions for enterprise asset management, and computerized maintenance management fostering the continuous improvement of manufacturing equipment.
  • Expertise in business intelligence, enterprise performance management, and data analytics – HCL helps  partners enable better decision making across mill industry business functions such as mill products manufacturing, procurement, sales and finance
  • Innovative solutions involving emerging technologies like mobile, wireless (condition monitoring), big data and cloud - enabling predictive maintenance for smarter and leaner manufacturing, and predictive pricing for inventory  procurement that have proven vital in the success of our customers in the mill solutioning sector
  • Proven integration experience between  core enterprise applications and manufacturing execution solutions /  mill process automation software (OSISoft PI, Wonderware, SAP MII)
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