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5/24/2019 | Customer Stories

Finnos Lite 3D Optimizer scanner to haka-wood

Finnos Lite 3D Optimizer will be installed to Haka-Wood in autumn 2019. Finnos Lite Optimizer is a scanner for sawline which optimizes the positioning and orientation of logs and also controls the saw blades. The system can be later updated with X-ray module. 

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5/21/2019 | Current Topics

Finnos in top 12 in Grand final of startup world cup 2019!

Finnos took part in Startup World Cup Grand Final in San Francisco, US and pitched the way into the top 12. 

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3/7/2019 | Current Topics

Finnos Wins the Startup World Cup Finland 2019!

Finnos won the Startup World Cup Finland 2019! The finale was held in Pakkahuone at Tampere 6.3.2019. There were 8 finalists who pitched in the event.

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12/11/2018 | Finnos

New possibilities for Finnos scanners

Kauppalehti 4.12.2018 published an article about the history, present and future of Finnos. The history of Finnos goes back to year 1988, when a company called Bintec was established. Bintec was the pioneer of X-ray technology in sawmill industry and year 2016 Finnos bought the business and continued the work. Finnos has been able to reclaim all the promises it made to its customers. In the next year 2019, over 30 sawmills have Finnos X-ray and over 50 % of all sawmill raw material is sorted automatically with them.

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11/2/2018 | Current Topics

Finnos is the startup of the year 2018

Finnos was selected as the startup of the year 2018 in Kasvu Open competition. Finnos was also selected as the audience's favorite. Kasvu Open competition lasted for a year and over 800 companies applied, from which 100 companies was selected to the final. Jury described Finnos as following: "Finnos has evidence that customers are willing to pay for the solution. The company has taken a flying start with its business deal. The product has excellent prerequisites for international growth and new business models."

The award is for our whole team and we thank all our customers and cooperation partners. Thank you!

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10/8/2018 | Customer Stories

Finnos Fusion has achieved the goals at Mustola Timber

Puumies (7/2018) -magazine published an article about the results of the Finnos Fusion X-ray scanner at Mustola Timber after 9 month of the commissioning. Mustola Timber is happy with the results. The CEO of Mustola Timber, Raine Koskinen, tells that Finnos promised at least one percent of savings in raw materials and Mustola Timber has saved even more. The X-ray scanner has worked very well regardless of the weather. Koskinen says that even in a small sawmill like Mustola Timber (50 000 m3 of sawn timber) the benefits are remarkable. Finnos is happy to continue working together with Mustola Timber.

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8/24/2018 | Customer Stories

Pölkky to invest in Finnos X-ray scanners

In the 1/2018 edition of Pölkky Strong Wood News they inform to invest in X-ray scanners. Next year, X-ray log scanners will be installed to all four Pölkky sawmill plants. Pölkky is interested in measurements under bark, and also in the structure of the log. 

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8/16/2018 | Events

Finnos at Trä & Teknik 2018

Finnos is coming to Trä & Teknik 2018 as exhibitor on 28-31 of August 2018. Fair is held in Sweden at Gothenburg at Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre.

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8/6/2018 | Customer Stories

More efficient data to UPM Kaukas with Finnos X-ray scanner

UPM Timber published an article (3.8.2018) about the results of the Finnos Fusion X-ray scanner at UPM Kaukas. The measurement of the logs and the safety has improved in the log sorting with the new X-ray scanner. Siru Väkeväinen, the project manager of UPM Kaukas, tells that the scanner has enabled new working stages that weren't possible before. UPM and Finnos are happy with the continuing cooperation.

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5/25/2018 | Customer Stories

Metsä Fibre implements advanced measurement devices

Metsä Group’s Viesti published an article on how Finnos’ latest X-ray and 3D measurement systems improve the raw material yield in Metsä Fibre mills.

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