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Boy calendar photo shoot

Success requires the right people and the right attitude. Success is an attitude, which means working hard and keeping your eyes on the ball, but also enjoying life. Success is not achieved with gritted teeth and clenched fists. With this important thought in mind, Roima and HKScan organized a boy calendar photo shoot competition by …

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Networked industry – A prerequisite for success

“You order a product online, the order is sent to the factory and, in a couple of days, a pair of shoes tailored specifically for you are in the mail”, wrote the Finnish-language news magazine Tekniikka & Talous (Technology and Economy) recently in an article titled “Tehtaita palaa Eurooppaan”, meaning “Factories are returning to Europe”. …

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Wipak and Continuous Improvement

Roima Intelligence is helping companies to achieve world-class manufacturing efficiency and agility. We are doing this together with trusted partners, like Trelab. One of the latest success stories we are happy to share is our co-operation with Wipak.

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MPD 2017 AND ROIMA SEMINAR

“If you want to be the best, only work with the best” Tuesday May 30, we had the pleasure of spending a very rewarding morning together with our clients at Tampere Hall, where the Manufacturing Performance Days 2017 offered an excellent framework for Roima’s own special event as well. Inspired by our extensive experience, the …

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Roima’s Theses on How to Improve Intralogistics, Part 3

DYNAMIC, FLEXIBLE AND OPTIMIZED WAREHOUSE In an efficient warehouse, operations are not dependent on certain individuals; instead, all employees are capable of executing multiple different work operations. Job rotation diversifies tasks and increases job satisfaction. Learning new tasks is easy and quick, making the use of temporary employees a viable and cost-effective option upon need. …

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Cloud Services in Co-operation

What are the nightmares of an engineer like? Manufacturing documentation never reaches the subcontractor, a product is manufactured on the basis of outdated drawings, changes are ignored by both parties… In all these cases, the damages are usually both financially and temporally significant and result in liability issues. A solution to this problem is the …

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Learnings of the Most Competitive Industries

“We want to bring yet a new angle to the uniquely excellent offering of MPD 2017. At the event, we are going to tell what lessons the world’s most competitive business, the food and beverage industry, can teach the machine shops of the technology industry”, promises Roima’s CEO Jukka Ropponen.  Manufacturing Performance Days 2017 (MPD …

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Along the road with CodeBus Africa

At the end of last March, I embarked on a journey that I had been looking forward to for quite some time. I was to join CodeBus Africa, and teach kids coding through music in Tanzania, Zambia, and Namibia. This text mainly focuses on my personal experiences during that journey, and especially on our first …

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Product management skills are not taught in classrooms

Founded by Campus Club Kampusklubi, the Product Management Competence Club at the Tampere University of Technology aims to bring together companies, students, researchers and other professionals in the field to increase the profitability of Finnish businesses through more competent product management. Last May, the Competence Club gathered at TUT under the theme “Measuring Smart Future”. …

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Mika Alapiessa to Strengthen Board of Directors

Roima Intelligence Inc’s board has a new member, Mika Alapiessa, MSc of Technology. Alapiessa has 25 years of experience in IT industry, large multinational software companies and technology start-ups. Mika has also served in several high-tech companies as a board member.  He’s also helped companies to improve operational efficiences and fuel growth by designing and …

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