Shandong Sun Paper in China, part of the Shandong Sun Holdings Group, has selected Tieto to modernize their business systems and enable digitalization. The business renewal is based on Tieto Integrated Paper Solution (TIPS) for pulp and paper industry. The new solutions enable better production planning and optimisation to gain significant production efficiency improvements both in costs and material.

The first phase includes TIPS Production Planning and Trim Solutions implementation for Sun Paper’s 7 mills and 14 paper machine lines with the needed ERP integrations. The parties have also agreed to expand the collaboration for wider use of the TIPS MES, Manufacturing Execution System.

Lina Li and Jarmo Ropponen are shaking hands after signing the contract.

“Digitalization and automation of our key processes increase efficiency and help us to compete in the tough paper market. Modernization of the systems improves our readiness to serve our customers and meet their demanding needs. Our company is one of the fastest growing paper companies in the world and we are regularly investing in environmental protection and this aspect has been taken into account in planning of the on-going business renewal,” says Lina Li, Vice Chairman of Shandong Sun Holdings Group.

“We are very pleased to establish a long-term partnership with fast growing Sun Paper and to support their business renewal. The new agreement is a very important step in Pulp & Paper industry China market expansion and strategy execution,” summarize Carsten Henke, Head of Pulp and Paper Industry, Tieto.

Tieto’s integrated TIPS solution is optimized for the pulp, paper, board, tissue and flat sheet industries utilizing the industry-proven best functions for both MES (Manufacturing Execution System) and ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning). It seamlessly integrates planning, business operations and production processes i.e. order to cash, and it’s the #1 solution worldwide.

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