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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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