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Etteplan’s AI solution for information management brings savings to Kuopion Energia

Press release – Published: 09.04.2024 10:30:00

ETTEPLAN OYJ, Press release, April 9, 2024 at 10.30 a.m. (EEST)

Etteplan's AI solution for information management brings savings to Kuopion Energia

Etteplan's Technical Communication Solutions’ AI-assisted service solution enhances work related to information management by identifying and extracting information from various drawings, enriching data in the document management system, and significantly reducing the time spent on information retrieval. The service solution will bring significant savings to Kuopion Energia in the future.

"We are taking significant steps in harnessing the power of AI together with our customers. AI and digitalization, in general, play an important role in achieving customer benefits and competitive advantage. With Kuopion Energia, we utilized the possibilities of AI to automate manual, time-consuming tasks, which saves a tremendous amount of time now and in the future. Kuopion Energia was open to new technologies, including AI, and the collaboration was rewarding, " says Kimmo Kallio, Vice President, Etteplan's Technical Communication Solutions in Finland.

"Transferring routine tasks to be handled by AI increases productivity. Of course, new types of routine work may temporarily increase because AI operations need to be monitored and verified in the early stages. Etteplan has been able to provide a modern solution to time-consuming work, and through this project, it is evident that the benefits of AI can be achieved in various use cases, " says Sami Koponen, Kuopion Energia's Maintenance Manager.

The benefits of Etteplan's AI-assisted technical communication service solution continue to grow as it constantly learns while performing productive work. The AI-assisted work model enables processing large amounts of data, resulting in a steep learning curve. Etteplan develops services for digitalization in various areas, including production facilities and business operations of industrial players.

For more information:
Kimmo Kallio, Vice President,  Technical Communication Solutions in Finland, Etteplan, tel. +358 10 307 2928
Sami Koponen, Maintenance Manager, Kuopion Energia, tel. +358 40 709 7361

Kuopion Energia in brief

The Kuopion Energia group consists of Kuopion Energia Oy and Kuopion Sähköverkko Oy. The parent company includes energy production and district heating operations, business technology and group administration. Electricity network business is in a subsidiary, Kuopion Sähköverkko Oy. The group's turnover is approximately EUR 123 million. The sale of district heating is 946 GWh and the transmission of electricity is 600 GWh per year. The group has approximately 61, 200 electricity and 6, 300 district heating customers. Kuopion Energia group is fully owned by the city of Kuopio.

Etteplan in brief

Etteplan is a growing technology service company with the purpose of bringing people and technologies together to change things for the better. Together with our customers, we are building a world where every system, process, and product can be made smarter, more efficient, and more sustainable. Our customers include world’s leading companies in the manufacturing industry. In 2023, we had a turnover of EUR 360.0 million and around 4,000 professionals in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Denmark and China. Etteplan's shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd under the ETTE ticker.