ANDRITZ METALS is one of the world's leading suppliers of complete lines for the production and processing of hot- and cold-rolled strip made of stainless steel, coated strip and non-ferrous metals. The Metals division is one of the divisions of the international technology group ANDRITZ, headquartered in Graz, Austria, which employs around 24,500 people and achieved sales of around EUR 6.04 billion in 2016. ANDRITZ METALS has been working with CIM Database as a PDM platform since 2001. Currently, around 200 users are using the system at four locations. Key benefits include speeding up the development process and order processing, a high reuse rate and flexible project-specific process design.