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Tag: Digitalisation

Timbeter closes $1 million seed round to fuel expansion in Southeast Asia and Latin America

05-02-2020
Timbeter, seeding round, funding, digitalisation, expansion, Southeast Asia, Latin America, forestry management, logistics, forestry operations, forestry value chain, digital data exchange, timber measurement, reporting platform

Estonian company Timbeter, whose solutions help the forestry sector adopt digital technology to optimise transparency and efficiency in forestry management, has raised $1 million in its seed round. The seed round was led by TMT Investments, the venture investing company listed on the London Stock Exchange. The Tallinn-based company developed a …

Sappi North America partners with American Forest Foundation and GreenBlue on new forest sustainability risk assessment platform

25-10-2019
Sappi North America, American Forest Foundation, GreenBlue, Forest in Focus, sustainability risk assessment, risk profile, forests, forest management, supply chain, digitalisation

Sappi North America, Inc. announced a partnership with the non-profit organisations American Forest Foundation (AFF) and GreenBlue to support the Forests in Focus sustainability risk assessment. Forests in Focus will provide customers, brand owners and investors with user-friendly analyses of the sustainability strengths and risk profile of …

Singapore furniture label Commune to launch digital platform in shops and an Augmented Reality app for customers

02-09-2019
Commune, Singapore furniture label, digital platform, augmented reality, mobile application, digitalisation

Named Commune: In Motion, the digital platform used in Singapore’s furniture company Commune’s retail shops is a smart cloud-based retail solution that brings together the store's customer and back-end data, allowing staff to access information and serve clients more efficiently, reported the Straits Times. Even before they interact …

Södra announces its first robot employee

01-04-2019
Södra, Clerk, software robot, digitalisation

Södra welcomes Clerk, the company’s first digital robot employee. Clerk is a software robot that works in six departments and uses its expertise in everyday, repetitive and time-consuming tasks, as the company said in its press release. “Digitalisation is creating a myriad of exciting opportunities in our working day. Automation …

Editor’s pickTo the power of one: Two heavyweights weigh in on the future of China

24-07-2018
HOMAG, Addie Kwan, HOMAG China Golden Field, Pekka Paasivaara, tapio, digitalisation,

HOMAG has undergone a corporate identity change, marking a clear signal to the market that represents the company’s new thinking: high quality, digital content and machines that can be connected to the IoT platform called tapio.  Addie Kwan: We are one family As long as civilisation exists, people will always need furniture. Since the …

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