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How your SAP S/4HANA environment prepares you for Industry 4.0

Metalloinvest, the second-larget mining company in the world, faced a new challenge in Industry 4.0. They needed to begin automating and digitizing production, leading to a more efficient consumption of resources and data-centric operations.

Open this case study to find out how Metalloinvest was able to create a robust enterprise foundation for its SAP S/4HANA environment, and how they’ve been able to experience improved reliability and performance, enhanced data analysis, and reduced risk with comprehensive support.

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