Valmet’s and Etteplan’s cooperation in mechanical engineering and documentation dates back more than 30 years. The strategic partnership is based on openness.
Wi-Fi, also known as wireless local area network, is as obvious for us as electricity network and lighting. The tablet, mobile phone and laptop are supposed to provide you with a high-quality web connection when at home, at the office, at industrial sites, at the airport and at a sports stadium of 50 000 spectators. Designing a network functioning flawlessly under all circumstances is a challenge for even the most advanced professionals.
Modernizing old elevators and installing new ones in existing buildings is a major business for KONE. Thanks to KONE’s technology, the elevators can easily be installed even in limited spaces while respecting the building’s architecture.
Grocery stores will make a comeback in suburbs and small towns if entrepreneurs warm to the unmanned store solution ModulShop of Rivender Ltd. The invention is predicted to become a huge success in Finland and European export markets.
Salo-based Satel develops and manufactures radio modems and other wireless communications systems. Satel’s mission critical wireless data connections are in use within over 70 countries. Exports account for 90% of the sales. Application areas include telemetry of agriculture machinery, intelligent traffic systems, monitoring and control of power and water infrastructure as well as industrial processes, safety and weather systems and telemetry of engine control for rally cars.
Etteplan has been one of KONE’s key engineering partners for more than 15 years, supplying engineering services and technical documentation solutions for KONE’s projects worldwide. KONE is known for its innovative and technically advanced product development. Competence is naturally our most important resource. Our market position requires an insightful eye to the future and an understanding of how to develop the right kind of competence.
Husqvarna is known for products such as chainsaws, garden tractors and robotic lawn mowers. It is important for Husqvarna that their products are used and maintained appropriately and safely. For this reason, the technical documentation, namely handbooks and manuals, must be first-class.
“At Gulfstream we use HyperSTE to apply STE to our fault isolation procedures. Etteplan is the company who produces it and it works great. I highly recommend them.”
Fortum Heat and Fortum Hydro Power in Sweden have outsourced their technical documentation to Etteplan. High-quality technical documentation is key in Fortum’s business. Any flaws in technical documentation would be costly and harm our customers. We understand the need to develop our documentation tools and processes on a constant basis.
The development of an IVD (in vitro diagnostic) device provides many challenges. An IVD device does not only have to comply with regulatory requirements and pass all certifications but also often contains complicated measurement technology and precision mechanics.
When the company set out to find a product development partner, its objective was clear: it wanted to improve the usability of a tonometer (internal eye pressure measurement device) which was on the market. It was also important to ensure the accuracy of the results of measurement made at home.
It all began with a problem – and a brilliant idea. Professor Hans Wiksell, founder of the medical technology company NeoDynamics, recognized that breast cancer biopsies involve certain problems and risks. He discovered a method that provides better, safer and less invasive sampling.
Etteplan's Embedded Systems and IoT business unit helps customers innovate and implement new digital business models. According to Jaakko Ala-Paavola, Technology Director, the working method is characterized by agility, as well as start-up attitude. New business models, new customers, new markets and the utilization of new technologies are the objectives of the unit.
Jaakko Ala-Paavola is very familiar with the possibilities of industrial internet, since he is also a member of the TEKES Industrial Internet program’s strategic steering committee.
To ensure the quality and correct operation of electronic products you have to be able to test them both during R&D phase (design verification) and later in production (production testing). To make sure the required testing is possible to do, and preferably even easy to do, you have to take the testing requirements into account when the product is being developed. This is called design for testability or design for testing (DFT).
In just a short time, Finnish company Aidon has secured a market-leading position in the Nordic countries with its open-minded energy metering solutions. The company’s success has been supported by long-term development work with trusted partners.
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to heavy industry. They are the industry forerunner in terminal automation and when Kalmar decided to move forward with the design of their automatic stacking cranes they chose Etteplan. The co-operation in Technical calculation area of engineering started in 2011.
HAZEMAG Group develops and manufactures machines and plants for the construction and mining industry worldwide. Needless to say, safety comes first as far as maintenance, repair and operations of the machinery and plants is concerned. The company’s technical documentation needs to comply with the high safety requirements.
Imagine your company’s fire alarm sounds. You have been trained in how to use the system, but do you remember exactly what you need to do? A clearly illustrated users guide that is immediately available is an immense help in crisis situations. The partnership between Schneider Electric Fire & Security and Etteplan aims to accomplish just that.
Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB in Sweden, a long-standing customer of Etteplan, manufacturers advanced gas turbines to customers in the energy sector.
Outsourcing the operations of an industrial company is a skill in its own right. Success requires a lot, not only from the company itself but also from the selected outsourcing partner and the employees transferring to a new employer. When pitfalls are avoided and the process is well-planned and executed in a controlled manner, outsourcing benefits all parties involved.