AFRY supplies digital system platform to Metsä Board factory in Husum, Sweden

Metsä Board awarded AFRY a mission to provide a digital solution, based on AFRY’s digital system platform, integrated with internal product logistics systems for its factory in Husum, Sweden.

The Metsä Board Mill in Husum, Sweden is an integrated paperboard and pulp mill producing folding boxboard, uncoated white kraftliner and bleached chemical pulp. Due to the increased demand for sustainably produced packaging materials, the Husum plant is now increasing its capacity and moving to a higher level of energy efficiency. This upgrade also requires a new, modern digital system to support product transfers from the carton machine to future production phases.

AFRY will provide a modern Industry 4.0 digital solution based on the AFRY platform. The advanced solution will serve as a data information hub, directing the assigned logistics devices from the carton machine to the intended destination. The solution will be integrated with logistics systems that control production flow and communicate with other systems, such as automated vehicles and cranes, to transmit roles.

The new digital system will be installed by fall 2023.

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