Two of the largest Russian steel producers, Severstal and NLMK, have started the implementation of SCOOP, N-SIDE’s integrated technical and economical model for steel plants optimization.

From raw material purchase to final product sale, taking into account process, productivity or economical aspects, N-SIDE solution SCOOP enables to increase profit by optimizing various levers which take place in the steelmaking process.

“ N-SIDE is pursuing its growth in the optimization of the steel industry. We are proud to enter the Russian market and thank Severstal and NLMK for their trust in selecting SCOOP, our advanced steel optimization software.”
Yves Goldblatt, N-SIDE VP Sales Steel


Our teams are working in close relationship with our Russian customers to help them upload their data in the software and customize it to their specificities and processes. Our main objective is to ensure they will make the most of the optimization features to reduce their production costs on a recurrent basis but also to help them adapt quickly to any market change conditions. We are proud to contribute to the competitiveness of Severstal and NLMK as we currently do for all our customers throughout the world.”
Nicolas Descouvemont, N-SIDE SCOOP Project Manager


Severstal is one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel related mining companies.  Severstal Russian Steel is focusing on high value-added flat steel products. Its steel production volume is of 15.69 million tons.

Severstal has started the implementation of SCOOP and it includes the whole process from reduction area until casted steel (both BOF shop and EAF shop are included).  On top of this, a customized model for the scraps yard has been added to their version of SCOOP to consider the optimization of the scraps internal processing & purchasing.



NLMK Group is a leading international manufacturer of high-quality steel products with a vertically integrated business model. Mining and steelmaking are concentrated in cost-efficient regions; finished products are manufactured close to their main customers in Russia, North America, and the EU.  Novolipetsk Steel, or NLMK, is one of the four largest steel companies in Russia with 15.4 million tons of steel produced in 2013.

SCOOP implementation has started September 2014.  The scope is considering the whole integrated plant including the downstream.


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