Recently, the Internet Weekly of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, eNet Research Institute and German Consulting jointly released the 2021 Top 50 list of China's intelligent manufacturing. Baowu was selected as the only steel company, ranking 12th, 18 places higher than in 2020.
The intelligent manufacturing mentioned in the list refers to the digitization, automation and intelligent transformation of the traditional manufacturing process by using 5G, Internet of things, big data, artificial intelligence and other information technology. It covers software systems such as ERP and MES, as well as sensors, robots and other hardware. According to the list, Haier Group ranked first, China Aerospace Science and Technology Group and Huawei ranked second and third, while BYD, Midea, BOE, CRRC, Alibaba Group, DJI Innovations and Ningde entered the top 10, ranking 4th to 10th in turn.
Baowu successfully made the list to build smart steel mills. In recent years, Baowu has made great efforts to promote intelligent manufacturing, and the "four uniformity" has given traditional steel mills the wings of wisdom. From Songshan of Central South Iron and Steel Group to Baoshan Base of Baosteel, from WISCO to Baosteel, and then to Maanshan Iron and Steel Co., Ltd., to Taiyuan Iron and Steel Co., Ltd., the practice of intelligent manufacturing has gone from stars to sunshine in Baowu Iron and Steel Base all over the country.