Tieto boosts Holmen Iggesund's supply chain system

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TIETO CORPORATION   PRESS RELEASE         26 May 2014 at 9.00 EET

Paperboard manufacturer Iggesund Paperboard, part of the Swedish Holmen forest products group, has successfully replaced its current supply chain systems with Tieto's Integrated Paper Solution (TIPS).

Tieto Integrated Paper Solution (TIPS) supports Iggesund Paperboard's decision-making processes with improved data quality, traceability and master data management. TIPS also gives a better business process transparency as it covers the entire supply chain from order handling to production and warehouse planning, as well as product cost calculations, delivery, dispatch and invoicing. The new supply chain system was launched in March 2014 and replaced several old IT systems, which reduced the complexity of Iggesund's IT environment.

"Tieto has a deep knowledge of the industry and has been a competent partner in the project. It is critical that we are easy to do business with, and TIPS enables exactly this: through supply chain excellence we can offer our customers the service they demand," says Anna-Lena Ström, Supply Chain Director at Holmen Iggesund.

Tieto Integrated Paper Solution TIPS is a comprehensive sales and production management solution for the pulp, paper, board and tissue industries. It seamlessly links planning, business operations and production processes, and there are over 200 installations worldwide.

"TIPS is the world leading product developed to meet the industry needs and fine-tuned according to each customer's specific demands," says Mats Lidström, Sales Executive at Tieto.

For further information, please contact:

Mats Lidström, Sales Executive, Tieto Forest, +46 705 905937, mats.lidstrom[at]tieto.com 
Mats Åkhe, Group IT Manager, Holmen AB, +46 1123 6026, mats.akhe[at]holmen.com
Ingvar Persson, Manager Common Business Processes,  Iggesund Paperboard, +46 6502 8558, ingvar.persson[at]iggesund.com


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Tieto is the largest Nordic IT services company providing full life-cycle services for both the private and public sectors and product development services in the field of communications and embedded technologies. The company has global presence through its product development business and global delivery centres. Tieto is committed to developing enterprises and society through IT by realizing new opportunities in customers' business transformation. At Tieto, we believe in professional development and results.

Founded 1968, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland and with approximately 14 000 experts, the company operates in over 20 countries with net sales of approximately EUR 1.6 billion. Tieto's shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX in Helsinki and Stockholm. Please visit www.tieto.com for more information.

Iggesund Paperboard is a member of the Holmen Group and Europe's leading manufacturer of high quality virgin fibre paperboard for use in the packaging and graphics sectors. It has pulp and paperboard mills in Sweden and Britain and employs close to 1 200 people.

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