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Aceralia Chooses UEC IT to Implement Factory Planning Solutions From i2


UEC IT, a unit of USX Engineers & Consultants Inc., announced today that Aceralia Corporacion Siderurgica, Spain's leading steel producer, has purchased i2 Tradematrix Factory Planner and selected UEC IT to implement the solution along with UEC IT's Toolkit for Metals. The i2 Tradematrix Supply Chain Planning Solution will be implemented at all Aceralia Transformados facilities and will recognize the sourcing of primary coils. Aceralia plans to use the solution to manage the supply chain between Transformados facilities to provide a high standard of customer service.

A leader in quality and service, Aceralia is dedicated to obtaining maximum profitability by enhancing productivity at its facilities. Aceralia selected UEC IT due to its success in implementing i2 at metal producing facilities and its Toolkit for Metals which makes implementation quick and economical, and accelerates end-user acceptance of the new technologies.

Aceralia expects benefits to include improved customer service, reduced work in process inventory, and more reliable promise dates.

"i2 is the industry leader in supply chain planning solutions," said John Zambelli, Vice President of UEC IT. "The UEC IT team leads the industry in implementation of Factory Planner, integration of multiple plants and processors, identification of business process improvements, and management of cultural change. The i2 Tradematrix Factory Planner combined with UEC IT's Toolkit for Metals provides the industry's most robust solution for Aceralia to continue its status as Spain's leading steel producer."

About UEC IT:

UEC IT, a unit of USX Engineers & Consultants Inc., is the proven software solution provider for process manufacturers. Dedicated to providing customers with software designed to meet the specific needs and demands inherent in process industries, UEC IT's systems are proven to work. The systems are based on UEC IT's expertise in process manufacturing and integration with existing, legacy and other systems. The UEC IT product line includes a powerful Order Fulfillment System, Global Supply Chain Management solutions, and e-Commerce solutions. UEC Makes IT Work! For more information call 1-800-842-8877, e-mail, or visit


Contact: Melissa Sassano of UEC IT, 412-433-3906


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