metals-AX® – the certified industry solution for the steel & stainless steel industries
Steel: a sought-after material
Steel is a sought-after material in industry and construction. The demands for material, variety, quality, availability, delivery speed and reliability are constantly increasing. Anyone who wants to remain competitive in the dynamic steel industry must optimally organise their company. We offer you the right tool for the job: our steel industry software metals-AX®.
The building blocks of your ERP success
Take advantage of our foundations for success:
Industry knowledge – our consultants know your business and the language of your industry.
The base platform – Microsoft Dynamics AX is a comprehensive and powerful ERP solution.
The metals-AX® industry solution – based on Microsoft Dynamics AX, we developed metals-AX® specifically for the steel, metal and plastics industries.
alnamic project methodology – successful implementation of an ERP system depends heavily on the implementation method used.
With metals-AX®, we offer our customers a technologically ground-breaking ERP steel software suite and one of the most advanced business solutions available on the market.
In July 2008, metals-AX® earned the status “Certified for Dynamics AX”, the first in the industry in Germany.
Modern. Modular. Customised.
With metals-AX®, you benefit from a highly functional industry ERP solution based on Microsoft Dynamics AX. The birthplace of metals-AX® is in the classic steel trade. Based on a solution of the predecessor product XAL, we developed an industry solution for stainless steel, steel, plastic and metals over a number of years.
Thanks to the highly functional PPC module, metals-AX® offers all the options needed for recording, processing and documenting internal and external modifications, from simple single-level modifications to complex, multi-stage sub-assembly production. Even the basic version offers you a variety of functions that can be expanded in a modular way depending on industry and individual requirements.
Selection of the functions available in metals-AX®
Business types: Warehouse, shipping, purchasing
Weight settlement type for pricing commercial weight / work weight
Dynamic stock overviews - organised by dimensions, batch, certificate, manufacturer, product, … - in metres - in number of bars in trade / stock length - in kg - in surplus lengths (short lengths) and commercial lengths - in size dimensions (plates) - in batches - in serial numbers
Surplus length management
Consistent dimension-expansion for metals-AX® in all ERP modules
Material quality registry
Material reservation function
Accrued charges (also hidden)
Industry-specific documents (dimensions, text modules ...)
Optimized order entry (e.g. comparison items)
Saw cut and bevel cut recording with overhead costing
Packaging (including planning)
Advanced shipping control
Transportation planning (shipping list)
Optimized ext. prefabrication
Production categorisation (SSC)
Advanced capacity planning
Analysis data (chem./mech.)
Consultants with industry knowledge
We speak the language of business and know your processes down to the smallest detail. Take advantage of our years of experience as a Dynamics AX partner, our specialized knowledge and countless successfully completed client projects. We would be happy to provide a personal consultation on our metals AX® product and its special functions for the steel/stainless steel industries.