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ÅF wins order from Holmen

Thu, 04/12/2008 - 13:34 CET
For further information, please contact:

Per Magnusson, President, ÅF Engineering Division     +46 (0)70-676
64 26
Viktor Svensson, Director, Corporate Information          +46
(0)70-657 20 26

ÅF has been commissioned by Iggesund Paperboard (Holmen) to supply a
customised PaperLine system for roll, sheet and warehouse management
at Holmen's Iggesund and Strömsbruk production facilities.

The PaperLine system will be delivered in 2009. ÅF estimates that the
initial order value will be in the region of SEK 15 million (EUR 1.45

The system will be supplied with a Web interface based on the very
latest Microsoft technology, making it one of the most modern
manufacturing execution systems (MES) in the world.

The focus is on traceability in a complex production chain, and
productivity will be enhanced with the help of sophisticated,
state-of-the art optimisation technology."This is an important order that endorses ÅF's investments in
industrial IT, a field in which we can currently call on the services
of more than 150 experts," says Per Magnusson, President of ÅF's
Engineering Division.

Corporate Information

ÅF is a leader in technical consulting, with expertise founded on
more than a century of experience.
We offer highly qualified services and solutions for industrial
processes, infrastructure projects and the development of products
and IT systems. We are also a leading name in testing and inspection.
Today ÅF has more than 4,000 employees. Our base is in Europe, but
our business and our clients are found all over the world.

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