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CITIC Dicastal Digital Transformation Initiatives

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About the Customer

CITIC Dicastal is the world’s largest producer and exporter of automotive aluminium wheels. The company also manufactures a full range of lightweight aluminium cast components for automotive powertrain, chassis and body systems under KSM Castings.

With engineering, research and manufacturing teams across the globe, CITIC Dicastal today focuses on accelerating the development of the lightweight components and integrated processes that will drive the future of transportation in automotive and beyond.

Scope and Challenges

CITIC Dicastal started its digital transformation journey with SAP Leonardo. Jointly collaborate on digital transformation with industrial big data analysis, intelligent manufacturing, and supply chain optimization and build a Dicastal Industrial 4.0 demonstration project Globally.

The key theme of the project is for SAP and CITIC DICASTAL to co-innovate and deliver an innovative unique solution for the manufacturing industry to embark on the digital transformation journey.

Outcome and Implications

The aim of this project is to jointly collaborate on digital transformation with industrial big data analysis, intelligent manufacturing, and supply chain optimization and build a Dicastal Industrial 4.0 demonstration project globally. Such cooperation intends to initial the step, which shall not only demonstrate the Dicastal intelligent manufacturing leadership in the auto parts industry but also cultivate data science talents for Dicastal.

SAP Leonardo(include Predict Analytics, PDMS, Digital Boardroom) :

  • - SAP Predictive Analytics: to improve the quality of wheel products and strategic to building data science expertise at CITIC Dicastal
  • - SAP PDMS: to improve the efficiency of production machines
  • - SAP Digital Boardroom: to raise awareness from 'Shop floor to Top floor'.

CITIC Dicastal initiate digital transformation. In the next decade, with the arrival of the Industrial 4.0 era, Artificial intelligence and Big Data will be everywhere. When everything is interconnected, the automotive industry is undergoing disruptive changes. Apple’s iCar reinvents the auto wheel without a steering wheel or padals, create a new driving experience for customers.

It is expected that by 2025, the semi-autonomous vehicles will achieve 12.4% globally. Compared to manual driving, fully autonomous car would intelligently decide and adjust safety distance and speed base on AI deep learning and IoT big data platform. The automobile parts industry is challenged by new energy and Autonomous car disruption. The automobile parts industry must face the uncertainty of future innovation challenge.

Also Dicastal is SAP ERP install base and they would like to transform their business to keep the leadership in future.


185 Longhai Ave., Economic & Technological Development Zone
Qinhuangdao City, 66011 , x
China
8603355358888
https://www.dicastal.com/
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