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Pankaboard chooses Tieto to modernise their key business processes and enable digital transformation

21 August 2019

Pankaboard, the world leader in high thickness folding boxboards and uncoated speciality cartonboards in Finland, has selected Tieto to modernise and automate their sales, planning and production system.

The renewal improves Pankaboard’s process management and enables transparency in the whole value chain based on Tieto Integrated Paper Solution (TIPS) for the paper industry. The new system includes e.g. functions for sales management, logistics, production management and planning, quality control and invoicing while also including tools for a wide range of reporting and analytics needs.

“We have selected TIPS as integrated solution in our processes and operations and expect to have major improvements in order-to-cash management, supply chain operations and process management. Co-operation with our customers and key partners is to be improved with up-to-date technology, and investment is enabling us to prepare for next steps in digitalization of business processes,” says Arto Pekkarinen, Director, Supply Chain at Pankaboard.

“We are pleased to expand our long-term collaboration with Pankaboard and to support them on their transformation journey. The paper industry is in the middle of big changes, and automation and digitalization of key processes enable more efficient, faster and flexible reactions to the market changes and help our customers to drive growth,” says Carsten Henke, Head of Pulp and Paper, Forest Industry at Tieto.

Tieto’s integrated TIPS solution is optimised for the pulp, paper, board, tissue and flat sheet industries utilising industry-proven best practices. It is the leading MES (Manufacturing Execution System) and already installed at 250 paper mills worldwide.

For more information, please contact:
Carsten Henke, Head of Pulp & Paper, Forest Industry, Tieto
mobile +49 1605 3176 39, carsten.henke@tieto.com

Arto Pekkarinen, Director, Supply Chain, Pankaboard
arto.pekkarinen@pankaboard.com

Tieto aims to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society. We aim to be customers’ first choice for business renewal by combining our software and services capabilities with a strong drive for co-innovation and ecosystems. www.tieto.com

Pankakoski Mill Oy
Pankaboard offers high-quality cartonboard solutions for packaging, various graphical and industrial applications and food service products. We are the world leader in high thickness folding boxboards and uncoated speciality cartonboards. Our flexible operating model, special assets and skilled personnel enable us to satisfy our customers’ specific needs.

At Pankaboard, we work closely with our customers to ensure individual service and fulfil specific customer needs. Continuous product development and new innovations are the cornerstones of our business. We run our operations in a sustainable manner. All of our boards are based on virgin fibre and approved for food contact. www.pankaboard.com

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