Suominen, a global supplier of non-wovens for wiping, medical and hygiene products, has made a strategic IT partnership with Tieto.
The investment provides new business capabilities for Suominen’s information driven supply chain and production excellence, including functions for demand management, sales management, centralised planning, production management, reporting and analytics.
“We have the target to be an innovative and agile game changer in our industry, and we seek to achieve significant growth through product leadership. We want to utilise our global presence efficiently, in a harmonised way and strive for excellence in all actions. We had a tight schedule to build a basis for growth and renewal, and Tieto supported us in an excellent way in the planning phase,” says Timo Rautakorpi, CIO at Suominen.
“Tieto has created an integrated paper industry solution based on SAP and its own TIPS product family for the global market. This agreement proves our solution’s attractiveness. This is also a showcase for our transformation knowledge in process industry. We are very proud of the trust shown by Suominen,” says Henrik Reims, Head of Forest Industry at Tieto.
Suominen manufactures non-wovens as roll goods for wipes as well as for medical and hygiene products. The end products made of Suominen’s non-wovens – wet wipes, feminine care products and swabs, for instance – bring added value to the daily life of both consumers and professionals worldwide. Suominen is the global market leader in non-wovens for wipes. The company employs approximately 600 people in Europe and in the Americas. The Suominen share (SUY1V) is listed in NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Stock Exchange.
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