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Agile Business Transformation

PE Days 2018 | Pulp and Paper Industry Event
April 18-19 | Lisbon, Portugal

Snapshot & Highlights PE Days 2018

Building a digital future together!

Living the world of duality in the industries, working on and connecting the old and new, needing more with less. Market-shaping innovations, inspiring industry leaders and cutting-edge solutions, services and technologies – all under one roof.


Keynote Speakers


Prof. Luis VivesProf. Luis Vives, PhD

Associate Dean, The ESADE MBA
Director, Multinational MBA
General Management & Strategy Professor

Our keynote speaker provides us inspiration outside the industry as he talks about "Business Transformation in an Era of Innovation and Disruption".

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Carsten HenkeCarsten Henke

Head of Production Excellence

Tune into Carsten’s  presentation about “Agile modernization of your business with Tieto” where he talks about how we are the true partner for you to ensure business continuity and success in industry disruptions.

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Collaboration experiences

Presentations by our customers & partners

Axians redtoo

Roland Wittinger, Axians redtoo AG

Roland Wittinger

Head of Consulting

Glatz Finepaper

Roman Reischl, Glatz Finepaper GmbH

Roman Reischl

Managing Director


Robin Huesmann

Robin Huesmann

Chief Information & Innovation Officer



Heimo Huettenegger

Head of Service Center, Corporate IT



Christian Neumann

Head of Group Digital Business



Kerminen Sami

MES Development Manager


Jyri Lankinen_Metsa

Jyri Lankinen

Solution Designer


Päivi Varvemaa UPM

Päivi Varvemaa

Senior Manager, Business Development

Pre Conference Workshops

Build your road-map with TIPS Sales


Hands on experience with Design Thinking


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Key facts & Customer reflections

Key event summary

PED highlights

There are many reasons why our customers return to join us year after year, check out – 8 reasons why PE Days is more than just an event and discover the ones that resonate with you through this visual blog post.

Also, we’ve put together a dedicated summary file to give you a glimpse of all the action that unfolded at the event. Click on the button below to learn some interesting key facts, participating companies, partners and all other relevant information about PE Days 2018!

Customers reflections on the event

PED customer highlights

The annual pulp and paper event gathered together more than 60 customers and key partners from various companies and countries in sunny Lisbon. Was PE Days a success - what do our customers say?

We tried to find that out by asking them the following:
1. Did you find something especially interesting from your company’s point of view and if so, what was it?
2. What is the most important outcome of this kind of event?

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Industry Insights

Lecta Group and Tieto

Lecta and Tieto

"Tieto plays a key role in our processes and technology transformation journey, TIPS and Paper Solution help us to solve our challenges and make it easier to adopt Pulp and Paper Sector best practices, especially in our direct business and in our planning and manufacturing areas," says Francesc Boix, IT Corporate Director at Lecta.

Valmet and Tieto

Valmet and Tieto

"This partnership with Tieto is an important step towards creating a strong Industrial Internet ecosystem and comprehensive services for our customers. Through this cooperation and the companies' complementary offerings, production process and business data can be integrated and optimized for the customers' benefit," says Jari Almi, Head of Industrial Internet at Valmet.

Company culture is what happens when the boss is not around

Why the forest industry must learn to love change?

The implications of digital transformation for manufacturing companies are likely to be profound. Technologies such as the IoT, Machine Learning or 3D printing will change the way industrial companies operate and create value for their customers.

Blog Author - Luis Vives, Professor, Associate Dean, The ESADE MBA

What would you do if your business-as-usual suddenly stopped

What would you do if your business-as-usual suddenly stopped?

Stop for a second, and think: What would you do if your business-as-usual was no longer there tomorrow? Do you have an answer? Most companies don’t. But this should not make you feel comfortable.

Blog Author - Luis Vives, Professor, Associate Dean, The ESADE MBA

Importance of design thinking in paper and board industry

Carsten Henke_Tieto

Paper and board is a conservative industry with large upfront investment. Conservative strategies take a long time to formulate and it takes a long time for the investment to pay back. If you speed up the cycle with design thinking, it is like changing from.

Blog Author - Carsten Henke, Head of Production Excellence, Tieto

Tieto & Metsä Group modernise forest management with drones

Juha Jumppanen_Metsa Group

Approximately 700,000 Finns own forests, and the value of those privately owned forests is around 40 billion euros. Today, almost 30% of all timber transactions are digital, and 50% of under 50-year-old forest owners already use digital services.

Blog Author - Juha Jumppanen, Senior Vice President, Member Services, Metsä Group

What is S&OP all about?

What is Sales and Operations Planning all about?

Tieto have recently announced Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) as one of our key new solution focus areas for the Pulp and Paper industry, and expanding our ecosystem by establishing Partnership with the leading vendor Trading Science. Find here the first pre-taught Q&A dialog between the S&OP guru Alan Cheesbrough, Trading Science, and Jarmo Ropponen, Tieto. 

Profitability based S&OP in action!


In the recent interview of I-Plan founder Alan Cheesbrough emphasized the importance of organisations capability to react timely to demand deviations in reality compared to strategic and tactical planning. The importance of agile solution and fluent integration was set really important. Lets expand the concept a bit more practical direction from there. 


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How to ensure business continuity in this era of digital?


TIPS handles the management of the whole order-to-cash value chain. It has an active future development road-map. Moreover, TIPS provides you with access to the full-service offering from Tieto, the global leader of Forest industry-specific IT offerings.

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Flashback & Highlights : PE & TIPS Day 2017!

PE Days 2017What happens when you have a large number of Pulp & Paper Industry leaders from over 10 different countries come together under one roof?

It was - two days filled with a truly charged up international atmosphere bursting with collaboration, networking, ideas being exchanged, old & new business partnerships, an experience with state of the art technology, industry insights, fun, conversations and so much more!

This is exactly what we had at PE & TIPS Day 2017 – Tieto Way to Digitalization held on 4th - 5th April in Barcelona, Spain!

A quick glimpse from the event

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We aim to be our customers’ first choice for business renewal!


Contact us

To know more about our solutions:

Jarmo Ropponen​​​​​​​

Jarmo Ropponen

Head of Sales and Marketing


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To know more about the event:

Rashim Katyal

Rashim Katyal

Global Business Development Consultant


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