Tieto helps Chinese Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing reduce trim waste and improve production efficiency

TIETO CORPORATION   PRESS RELEASE         23 May 2014 at 9:00 EET

Tieto has successfully delivered Tieto Integrated Paper Solution TIPS Trim to Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd, a world leading paper and pulp manufacturer based in China. The project includes 18 paper machines in five locations: Dongguan, Jiangsu, Chongqing, Jiangxi, and sites in Vietnam.

TIPS Trim system integrates with Lee & Man's sales system. It offers several benefits on time and cost savings. "TIPS Trim is exactly the software to optimize the cutting plan. In most cases, TIPS Trim creates a plan to satisfy the needs of edge control, order fulfilment and mill specific requirement by click on one button," comment the users from Jiangsu and Chongqing sites. "TIPS Trim helps on controlling edge waste," emphasize the users on Dongguan site.

"We are very proud of this deal, which confirms TIPS to be a leading MES solution also outside our traditional home markets in Northern Europe. We offer a standard paper industry specific solution with rich functionalities and proven ERP integration capability. Our many references of successful deliveries in both the local and global market minimize Lee & Man's risk in the investment," says Timo Jäätvuori, Sales Director for TIPS at Tieto.

Tieto Integrated Paper Solution TIPS provides a proven real-time operations management solution by seamlessly linking planning, business operations, and production processes of a pulp and paper company. It combines the functionality and the best practices of our previous advanced Sales and MES system deliveries with over 40 years' experience and offers management of the whole order-to-cash value chain. TIPS Trim is an integral part of the solution that helps create and optimise cutting plans.

For further information, please contact:

Timo Jäätvuori, Sales Director, Tieto TIPS, tel. +358207255520, timo.jaatvuori[at]tieto.com
Xianghua Wei, Customer Manager, Tieto, tel +861084225233, xianghua.wei[at]tieto.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.

Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd, established in 1994 has grown from a small company into a world leading paper and pulp manufacturer. The Group is listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The Group manufactures linerboards of various grades and corrugating medium of different specifications used for different industrial packaging purposes. At present, the Group has five plants in China and one in Vietnam. www.leemanpaper.com