Case Study

Klöckner increases productivity by more than 10% in a value-adding services production plant


  • Seamless integration in machines of different vendors and SAP ERP system
  • Easy to use application with good integration into operator workflow
  • Highly scalable and extensible system


  • Application development completed within 8 weeks
  • Solution installed within less than 2 weeks
  • 10% increase in productivity until today and expecting an additional rise in productivity of 20-30% over the next year.

Klöckner & Co is one of the largest producer-independent distributors of steel and metal products and one of the leading steel service companies worldwide. Based on its distribution and service network of around 160 locations in 13 countries, Klöckner & Co is listed and supplies more than 100,000 customers. The Group has around 8,200 employees. Klöckner & Co had sales of some €6.3 billion in fiscal 2019. As a pioneer of change in the steel industry, Klöckner & Co is in the process of digitalizing its entire supply and value chain. XOM Materials, an independent venture launched by the Klöckner & Co Group, is geared to develop into the leading industry platform for steel, metal and related products.