Prestigious honors of project APS in Třinecké železárny

Project „Advanced Planning of Metallurgic Production in TRINECKE ZELEZARNY a.s.“ became, as the only one project of Europe, a Laureate of prestigious THE COMPUTERWORLD HONORS PROGRAM in category “Manufacturing” for the year 2007. General supplier was company IBM. Subdelivery of implementation was realized by company LOGIS that applied, besides the software of i2 Technologies, also its own information technology.

Třinec, 9/7/2007

The Computerworld Honors Program is governed by the Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation (a Massachusetts not-for-profit corporation.). Each year, members of the Computerworld Honors Chairmen’s Committee, a group of 100 Chairmen / CEOs from leading global IT companies, submit nominations for organizations they feel demonstrated extraordinary use of information technology in 10 distinct categories of industry-related endeavor. The Chairmen’s Committee identify the organizations whose use of information technology has been especially noteworthy for the originality of its conception, the breadth of its vision and the significance of its benefit to society. On June 4, 2007, the Laureates Class of 2007 were honored in Medal Ceremonies at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington D.C. As the only one project from Europe, the project Advanced planning of metallurgic production in Trinecke zelezarny a.s. became a laureate in category Manufacturing. It was especially appreciated an unprecendented mastering of project objectives with regard to exceptional complexity of the dynamic environment of metal manufacturing. Ing Jiří Cienciala, CEO and Chairman of Board of Třinecké železárny, says: „We highly appreciate the achieved success. The awarded honors is a proof that Třinecké železárny is one of the world leading companies in steel manufacturing management. Now we can use the reached high degree of operational excellence not only for reduction of costs, but as well for the improvement of our customer satisfaction – reduction of delivery dates, further improvement of due delivery performance and better flexibility of demand response“.


Třinecké železárny, company tradition since 1839, is an integrated steelmaking company producing long rolled products. With more than 5520 employees is the largest producer of long rolled products in the Czech Republic and is part of leaders’ producers in Europe. Production portfolio comprises wire rod, railway rails, special bars, rebars, wide steel, seamless tubes and various profiles. A year production volume is 2,4 mil. ton, which presents approximately 31 billions CZK. TŘINECKÉ ŽELEZÁRNY and logo TŘINECKÉ ŽELEZÁRNY are registered trade marks of the company TŘINECKÉ ŽELEZÁRNY, a.s.


LOGIS is a supplier of expertise services and information technologies. The deliveries are executed in the form of projects aiming at improvement of management effectiveness and development of business success at the customers’ businesses. Within the framework of their solutions, LOGIS applies advanced managing and planning methods and procedures, including high-performance information technologies in the field of Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS).