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The global Mill Products and Mining industries - including metals, forest products, building products, cement, concrete, plastic products, furniture and textiles, are at a turning point as they consider how to differentiate and compete in this age of increasing customer expectations, changes in demand, oversupply and intensified competition.  As the world population approaches 10 billion people, the rising middle class in emerging economies is the driver for increased demand for products supplied by Mill Products and Mining industries as these consumers exercise their spending power for cars, housing, and many other items.

Company leaders are faced with new challenges that keep them up at night. How do we quickly integrate acquisitions to release promised synergies and onboard new revenue sources? How do we reduce complexity, integrate across silos, and streamline workflows across our entire global value chain? How do we resist commoditization by embedding ourselves more intimately within our customers’ innovation and operations cycles? How do we rapidly enter, differentiate, and win in new markets?

Tackling these challenges requires more than doing what’s always been done; instead, it requires doing it better, faster, cheaper, and smarter. It requires a reimagining of entire business models, business processes, and the very nature of work itself.

Come and see us at our SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference this year in Orlando to learn more about how industry leaders capitalize on latest technology innovations and transform their businesses. Discuss with your industry peers, SAP experts and partners from the SAP ecosystem latest Digital Industry Strategy for Paper/Packaging, Mining and Building Products and how to make live business a reality. Hear how Mill Products and Mining customers use S/4HANA to set the foundation for Digital Transformation.

At SAPPHIRE, we will have a dedicated booth with experts in Mill Products and Mining.

Importantly, there are many sessions for you to learn about digital innovations.  See this blog for a list of the Mill and Mining dedicated sessions that include these key innovation topics and customer speakers below:

  • SAP Cloud Platform

  • Industry Applications

  • Machine Learning

  • IoT

  • Blockchain

  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

  • Business Networks

Mill Products and Mining companies that speaking at sapphire.

  • Steelcase

  • Moen

  • Gerdau Long Steel

  • 3M

  • Carpenter Technology

  • Louisiana Pacific

  • AM/NS Calvert (ArcelorMittal/Nippon Steel)

  • Weyerhaeuser

  • Vectus

  • Evergreen Packaging

  • Owens Corning

  • Woodgrain Millwork

  • Sealed Air

  • L.B. Foster

  • Resolute Forest Products

  • Flexsteel

  • FunderMax

  • Newmont Mining

  • Pollack Paper

  • Cameco

  • Graphic Packaging

Learn more about SAPPHIRENOW and secure your spot today!

Please also follow us on Twitter at #SAPPHIRENOW and @sapmillmining channel and share your ideas and impressions with us at this year’s SAPPHIRE and ASUG Conference.