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Steel Enterprise Management Systems® SEMS

STEELMAN Best Practices are the easiest way to set up a business solution that provides unlimited scalability, best-of-breed functionality, complete integration, and easy collaboration for your Metal Business. With SEMS you can reap business benefits quickly and eliminate as much risk as possible. SEMS provides you with the combined benefits of a powerful solution and proven business expertise that stems from over 15 years collaborative efforts between STEELMAN and its metal customers.

SEMS is designed to reduce operational costs, increase revenues and better manage metal service centers, distributors and processors through its state of the art web based information technology. SEMS provides integration from Quote to Invoicing and Purchasing to Payment. The integration insures high level of customer service for your customers with real-time ATP and CTP information.

SEMS addresses the unique requirements of metal manufacturers, which are not easily adaptable to generic ERP products. SEMS Automates the metal specific set up of customer-vendor-product profiles by shape and metal properties, standards, grades, chemistries and other customer requirements. SEMS reduces operational costs due to its efficiencies of being a metal specific solution and allows for reduction of human errors and claims and associated costs.

SEMS can save you substantial inventory costs by the use of our "Demand Planning" and Inventory Management modules. By reporting all of the demands placed on you by each customer, you are able to lower inventory costs by planning for these demands based upon historical sales, current sales and purchasing activities, therefore; having just the right amount materials on-hand. Best of all our system maintains a perpetual list of sales and inventory activities for better management reporting. This allows everyone to from sales, to production and executive management to accurately manage all aspects of your service center. You have all the integrated tools at hand to run a more effective, efficient and profitable sales and service oriented team.

Major Modules and Features

Business Partner Management

Customer Manager

Vendor Manager

Product Catalog

Shapes and Attributes

Grade – Test – Process

Contract Management

Master Orders

Forecast – Plan - Releases

Sales Order Management

Quotes – track wins / losses

Formula based pricing and costing

Production Management

Provisioned routing

Graphical material cutting planner

Fabrication Management


Traceability to source material

Inventory Management

Tag and heat geology

Detailed costing at tag level

Purchasing Management

Mill orders metal specific data

Three way matching on vendor bills

Demand Planning

Forecasted demand on actual data

Historical and planned usage

Warehouse Management

Multiple sites and locations

Integrated barcode scanning

Cost Management

Standard and actual costing

Distributed production costing

Shipping Management

Load planning prior to production

Validate loads for error free shipments

Claims Management

Integrated customer / vendor claims

Linked to corrective action request CAR

Quality Management

System wide test and validations

Claims and CAR integration

Integrated Messaging

Alerts users of tasks

Workflow driven functionality

Document Management

Upload and store external media

Any file PDF, Microsoft Office Docs, Scanned Imaged Docs, etc

Report Management

Large number of integrated reports

Easy integration to third-party reporting tools


Metal Industry Specific Features

The Steelman Advantages – At a Glance


  • Shape Based
  • Industry Standard and Grades
  • Heats and Chemistry
  • Metal Testing and Quality
  • Attributes
  • Metal Terminology


  • Attribute Based Inventory Search
  • Outside Processing
  • Toll Processing
  • Industry specific Master Orders, Inquiries, Sales and Purchase Orders
  • Tag and Heat Genealogy
  • Sales and Vendor Pricing Agreements
  • Full Costing History
  • Production Planning and Recording
  • Scrap Control
  • Customer and Vendor Claims
  • Customer Consignments / Vendor Consignments
  • Storage Program


To suite the special needs of your business without costly customizations. For example: based on the Product, Grade, Size, Properties, and other attributes defined by you, calculate or select the followings:

  • Pricing and Costing
  • Work Center Capabilities
  • Throughput Rates
  • Preferred Work Centers
  • Default Yield Losses
  • Standard Tolerances
  • Acceptable Test Results


  • Multi Currency
  • Multi Units of Measure
  • Multi Language
  • North American Customs Papers


  • Purchasing Demand Planning
  • Production Demand Management
  • Contract Management
  • Profitability Analysis
  • Performance Tracking Screens / Reports
  • An assortment of other Reports


  • Built-in Alerts as well as user triggered Alerts for attentions
  • Emails
  • Bar Code and Scanning
  • Notes throughout the System
  • External Documents and Images
  • Drill Downs


  • User Configurable Screens
  • User Configurable Rules
  • User Definable Field Labels and Hints.
  • User Definable Sorting of Displayed Data
  • There is no need to deploy all of SEMS functionality from Day 1. But if you do – now, or in the future as your business grows - SEMS are here to serve you.
  • 100% designed for the Metal Industry, in the metal language you are accustomed to, for straight-forward implementation and use. No need to spend enormous cost and time to tweak and customize a generic system and run the risk of it not working for your business.




  • Steel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Carbon Steel
  • Tool Steel
  • Alloy Steel
  • Aluminium
  • Copper
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Titanium
  • Lead
  • Alloys
  • Others
  • Coils
  • Sheets
  • Flats
  • Bars
  • Rounds
  • Hexes
  • Squares
  • Angle
  • Tubing
  • Plate
  • Flanges
  • Channels
  • Pipe


  • Annealing
  • Assembly
  • Bending
  • Blanking
  • Boring
  • Cold Drawing
  • Coating
  • Cold Rolling
  • Cut to Length
  • Deburring
  • Drilling
  • Deslagging
  • Flattening
  • Forming
  • Grinding
  • Heat Treat
  • Kitting
  • Lathe
  • Laser Punching
  • Laser Cutting
  • Melting
  • Milling
  • Oxy Cutting
  • Packaging
  • Painting
  • Press Brake
  • Pickling
  • Plasma Punch
  • Plasma Cutting
  • Punching
  • Re-Rolling
  • Re-Winding
  • Sawing
  • Shotblasting
  • Shearing
  • Shipping
  • Slearing
  • Slitting
  • Stamping
  • Side Trim
  • Tapping
  • Temper CTL
  • Temper Passing
  • Turning
  • Transfer
  • Welding

Steel Enterprise Management System version 4.6 supports Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Exalogic and SPARC SuperCluster

Steelman on Cloud

oracle cloud

SEMS Platform as a Service (PaaS) provides elastically scalable platform and delivers cost savings.


Manufacturing Control

puzzle piecesAs a vertical ERP for Steel SEMS deploys quickly and configures easily whether greenfield, brown field or even an international joint venture.


Oracle Certified

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