SIDENOR is the largest manufacturer in Spain of special steels, forgings and castings, as well as one of the main manufacturers of drop forging pieces. They also offer a wide range of rolled, cold finished and forged products, obtained from several steel qualities. Their highly specialized facilities offer solutions for all industrial sectors demanding high quality steel services: automobile, machinery, energy, amongst many more

Main role within the project

SIDENOR lead WP5 and were the end-user from the steel sector and were responsible for the demonstration of the pilot plant for use-case 1 (Digitalising the steel plant). SIDENOR carried out analysis of the plant and defined the requirements (WP1), defined and integrated sensors and visualisation approaches (WP4) and contributed to the development of contents and modules for digitalising the process industry (WP6). 

Continuous casting machine of the Sidenor steel plant in Basauri, Spain​