Savcor has won a competitive tendering of a project where requirements specifications for log bucking service will be defined. In the project a common information system increasing efficiency of logging and related on-line services will be defined for the forest industry.
With the new system log bucking will be taken to the next level and further optimized by utilizing forest stand data and ICT development work. Savcor has wide experience in this field of industry and understands its customers’ special needs, which secures the new system enhances wood value as well as increases the efficiency of harvesting.
The project customers are Metsä Group, Metsähallitus, Stora Enso Oyj and UPM Oyj. The requirements specifications are expected to be ready in April 2015.
Koskisen Oy has used Savcor MEKA ERP system for many years to optimize the operations at its Birch Products mills. At Koskisen Oy’s mill in Hirvensalmi, Finland the MEKA ERP system has just recently been migrated to Microsoft database. At the same time the MEKA ERP system was centralized to Koskisen’s mill in Järvelä where migration was carried out in Autumn 2012.
– Koskisen Oy was one of our first clients that implemented Savcor ERP system in 1999. We have had close cooperation during the past years and have together developed the system to meet the special requirements of Koskisen’s production. The main objective of the migration project was to improve efficiency of the operations by standardizing and focusing the ERP system, tells Savcor’s Product Manager Jari Jokinen.
Savcor received an order for the monitoring of Zenit Stadium’s roof structure. Zenit Stadium is a modern football stadium currently under construction in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The capacity of the stadium will be 66 881 persons and it will be one of the locations hosting FIFA World Cup 2018.
Zenit Stadium is based on Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa’s design. The stadium’s modernistically designed roof can be opened or closed according to the weather conditions. The roof will be held up by pylons and cables supporting them.
The setting up of the roof presents a critical stage in Stadium’s building.
– This construction stage contains several critical elements requiring world-class monitoring. Our long-term experience and expertise in structural health monitoring enable us to take the responsibility of this challenging project, describes Division Manager Pekka Toivola from Savcor.
The project will begin in December 2014 and it will be completed in April 2015. According to the schedule, the stadium will be opened in 2016.
– For Savcor, this project means an important opening gambit in the field of the stadium structural health monitoring business, describes Toivola.