Sulzer Pumps Finland Oy has chosen Leanware as a digitalization partner to improve productivity

23.6.2020

Both parties have agreed the delivery of a manufacturing execution system (LeanwareMES) to Karhula’s unit. Kalle Lehti, Head of Production System (LEAN) & Operation Technology BU Industry from Sulzer describes the collaboration: “From the start Sulzer were convinced that Leanware is co-operative, has a strong understanding of production processes and has intelligent interfaces. Our expectations […]

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In only 8 weeks: Directing the material flows of Finland’s largest forklift factory with LeanwareWMS

11.6.2020

Mitsubishi Logisnext Europe Oy (MLE Oy), formerly known as Rocla Oy, manufactures and markets electronic warehouse and counterbalance forklifts, automatic forklift systems and their lifecycle-long overall services. The company employs over 500 professionals in product development, production, and automation business in Järvenpää. MLE Oy decided to move in stages from line storages to the picking […]

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Pioneering examples

3.12.2019

Several different metrics measure commerce to be the largest sector in Finland. The megatrends of digitalization and automation also apply to streamlining commercial operations. Tightening global competition means that things like digital skills play an ever-increasing role in logistics. How does one become one of the success stories? The essential question is this: will you […]

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Bold investments create opportunities

12.11.2019

Finnish port operations are constantly developing. Some examples of this include large-scale investments in the Baltic Sea Pulp Centre in Mussalo—a rare operation even on an international scale—and in the development of the quay and warehouse areas at the Port of Pori. Both projects stem from growing business requirements and competition that have created the […]

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Are you an obstacle for digitalization?

31.10.2019

Finland has fallen behind Germany and Sweden in the development of digitalization and automation. Several different sources point to this fact. They are being invested in at a rate of only half of what is occurring in Finland’s most important competitor countries. Fortunately, the pioneers in Finland invest well and learn both strategically and in […]

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4.-6.6.2019 MPDays, Tampere

4.6.2019

Manufacturing Performance Days 2019 (MPD 2019) is an international top level B2B summit which will be organized on June 4-6 2019 in Tampere, Finland at a new venue Tähtiareena! Manufacturing Performance Days is an executive and visionary seminar for manufacturing industries, researchers and technology and service providers worldwide. This highly appreciated event will bring together […]

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Leading production development projects in the Industry 4.0 era

28.9.2017

The good news: production digitalization and automation are used to create super productive and flexible production facilities. The challenging news: acquiring these systems and the associated change management is very difficult and requires an entirely different level of commitment and in-depth production activity analysis. In this blog, I discuss some of the projects implemented by […]

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ERP, MES, WMS, APS… Why the ISA-95-standard?

29.5.2017

Internet of Things (IoT) and digitization are today’s hot topics.  In practice, they more or less refer to the same thing. Intelligent, networked products and services require a new type of multi-layered technology infrastructure. IoT does not run on a single technology or platform; it covers a vast array of technologies. IoT allows things that […]

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Manufacturing digitalization and automation – Industry 4.0

It was apparent at the CeMAT fair in Germany in the fall how actively Industry 4.0 is discussed internationally. Its benefits are seen as highly significant and a lot of investments are being made in it. Industry 4.0 is a vision on how manufacturing in the future will be more customer-oriented, automated, flexible and faster. […]

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