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Manufacturing in Finland remains profitable

Last summer, the nascent upturn in the economy seemed to dry up with Britain’s Brexit vote. For a few months, businesses just observed the situation, putting important decisions on hold. But the world did not stop at Brexit after all. As the autumn arrived, decisions began to be made, and things got rolling again. At…

Interview with Jan Snoeij

We had the pleasure to meet again with Jan Snoeij, President and Senior Consultant at MOM Institute. Jan is visiting us yearly to give MESA’s Certificate of Awareness MES trainings, which Roima Intelligence Inc. is organizing here, being the only MESA Recognized business in Finland. What does the “President and Senior Consultant at MOM Institute” do…

Receiving Affects the Entire Chain

Roima’s Theses on How to Improve Intralogistics, Part II Receiving is one of the most important phases in the intralogistics supply chain; a mistake in receiving affects the entire chain and can, at its worst, multiply the costs. For example, an inaccurate stock balance entry in receiving distorts the real stock situation and is immediately…

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Customer comes first at Masku

Masku delivers its customers what they order – and fast! Maskun Kalustetalo truly understands the importance of a smooth delivery chain from the customer’s perspective. The goods must flow through the central warehouse quickly and without errors. Smooth delivery is considered an important factor in enhancing companies’ competitiveness.  In 2015, Maskun Kalustetalo embarked on a…

Roima's Intralogistics BU expand to Tampere

Due to strong growth in Intralogistics business unit, Roima has made a decision to expand from Seinäjoki to Tampere area. There is a need to recruit more people, as during the last six months Intralogistics BU has signed multiple large deals. ”We would be glad to hire several new employees right now. Also the future looks very bright. This…

CodeBus Africa – coding workshops for youth

CodeBus Africa is a 100-day adventure into creative technology and youth empowerment. It brings together African and Finnish innovators in tech and education to organise creative coding workshops for youth in ten African countries in February–May 2017. Coding Bus Africa is coordinated by Aalto Global Impact, a home to Aalto University’s social impact initiatives. Read more…

First in Finland: 3D plant management system

Mr Snellman gains a strong competitive edge with a 3D plant management system The quality of Finnish food production is world-class, and the purity of Snellman’s products is a well-known fact. The new production steering and control system of Snellman supplied by Roima Intelligence Inc manages the company’s production process with the help of 3D…

Towards Outcome Economy – MPD 2017

Roima is a strategic partner of Manufacturing Performance Days 2017. MPD 2017 is an international top level B2B summit which will be organized on May 29-31 2017 in Tampere, Finland. Theme of the Days is Towards Outcome Economy. Manufacturing Performance Days is an executive and visionary seminar for manufacturing industries, researchers and technology and service providers worldwide.…

Competitiveness in the changing industry

In the pursuit of cost savings, many companies today set out to find the cheapest labor available. The strategy is called low-cost country sourcing (LCCS), but is it really the way to success? In a recent Reset ’17 event, Roima’s CEO Jukka Ropponen explained why the focus should be shifted from labor costs to more…

All about purchasing and logistics

LOGY Conference is organized annually by the Finnish Association of Purchasing and Logistics (LOGY). The seminar is a popular and anticipated international event that has a lot to offer to all actors involved in management of business, SCM, sourcing, intralogistics and material handling, transport and logistics. Theme of the seminar this year is Transform your…