Metinvest joins Association of Industrial Automation of Ukraine for IT sector development
Metinvest, the largest Ukrainian mining and smelting company, has joined the Association of Industrial Automation of Ukraine to obtain additional opportunities for interaction and cooperation in the field of automated process control and IT with other participants of the high-tech industrial ecosystem.
According to a press release of the group, among the priority areas of cooperation is to bring technical policies in the field of industrial automation and IT integration into line with the international standards IEC/ISO.
In particular, it is planned to consider initiatives to introduce cybersecurity standards for control systems, as well as the integration of automated process control systems with MES/MOM.
Metinvest intends to develop innovations at its enterprises, as well as support national programs and initiatives of the Industry 4.0 movement. A center of industrial automation expertise will be formed at Metinvest Digital, a new IT company in Metinvest Group, which was established in September of this year.
"The driver for the development of industrial high-tech systems and Industry 4.0 in Ukraine today is big industrial brands," the press service said.