World leader on industrial automation and digital transformation Rockwell Automation has announced that UK’s largest independent steel stockholder Barrett Steel has chosen the Fiix Computerized Maintenance Management System to manage its ongoing maintenance programs and reduce downtime. The deployment of the CMMS from Fiix is part of a digital transformation of Barrett Steel’s maintenance activities, with the aim of streamlining, simplifying and mobilizing the entire program. The steel stockholder had already deployed an OEE system developed and installed by CHG, a trusted supplier of Barrett Steel and a Rockwell Automation recognized system integrator. CHG recognized that the Fiix CMMS would be ideal to develop and scale the system further and partnered with Rockwell Automation to create a tailored solution, based around a five-year ROI project.Fiix’s cloud-native CMMS creates workflows for the scheduling, organizing, and tracking of equipment maintenance, connecting seamlessly to business systems to drive data-driven decisions. As one of the world’s most widely used CMMS solutions, Fiix has more than 2 million assets under management and creates more than 6 million work orders per year.Another essential element of the maintenance-operations transformation is the ThingWorx SaaS-based SCP (smart connected products) package from PTC, which connects all the business systems together, displaying the correct information to the correct people. ThingWorx provides the functionality, flexibility, and scalability that businesses need to drive industrial innovation, including the ability to source, contextualize and synthesize data, while orchestrating processes and delivering powerful web, mobile and AR experiences.Fiix by Rockwell Automation is the software-as-a-service (SaaS) maintenance management platform that combines mobile asset management, work order, and parts management and supercharges it with the most open integration network and AI-driven insights. With Fiix, you can connect shop floor IoT solutions, parts suppliers, contractors, and corporate IT systems quickly and easily to improve the way physical assets and people interact and drive better business outcomes. There are over 3500 maintenance teams across the world with a strong presence in North America using Fiix to improve communication, asset health, and even sustainability. Learn more at www.fiixsoftware.com.Barrett Steel is the UK’s largest independent British steel stockholder, with its own distribution fleet and sites across the UK. With extensive world class steel-processing facilities, its expertise and advanced specialist skills have ensured the outstanding success of a diverse range of high-profile projects around the globe, cementing its reputation as the number one supplier in the steel stockholding industry.