Tieto to support Ahlstrom’s IT transformation

Tieto and Ahlstrom into agreement for faster and agile response to Ahlstrom's business needs.

The leading Nordic software and services company Tieto and global fiber-based materials company Ahlstrom have agreed to extend their long business relation and are now deepening the partnership in the area of order fulfillment services. With the agreement, Ahlstrom aims for improved and more effective end-to-end service management.

Tieto will take the end-to-end responsibility for Ahlstrom’s order fulfillment services including the manufacturing execution system CarelMill and order-to-cash ERP system OrderPlan. Six employees in Finland, the UK, the USA and South Korea will transfer to Tieto on 1stof June 2016 with the same terms of employment as currently.

“Tieto and Ahlstrom have worked together more than 20 years. Ahlstrom has been transforming its IT function during the last two years. This agreement with Tieto enhances our partnership and further develops our capability to support the business. The co-operation will secure these key competences also in the future”, says Kristiina Lammila, CIO at Ahlstrom.

“We aim to become customers’ first choice for business renewal and are very proud of Ahlstrom’s continuous trust towards us in their own transformation. Our aim is to deepen our position as business transformation partner to companies in process industry”, says Henrik Reims, head of Forest business at Tieto.

For more information please contact:
Henrik Reims, VP, Tieto Forest, tel +358 40 515 5719, email henrik.reims[at]tieto.com
Kristiina Lammila, CIO, Ahlstrom Corporation, tel +358 40 801 9794, email kristiina.lammila[at]ahlstrom.com

Tieto aims to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society. We aim to be customers’ first choice for business renewal by combining our software and services capabilities with a strong drive for co-innovation and ecosystems. www.tieto.com

Ahlstrom provides innovative fiber-based materials with a function in everyday life. We are committed to growing and creating stakeholder value by proving the best performing sustainable fiber-based materials. Our products are used in everyday applications such as filters, medical fabrics, life science and diagnostics, wallcovers, tapes, and food and beverage packaging. In 2015, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.1 billion. Our 3,300 employees serve customers in 22 countries. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the Nasdaq Helsinki. More information is available at www.ahlstrom.com.

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Tieto aims to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society. We aim to be customers’ first choice for business renewal by combining our software and services capabilities with a strong drive for co-innovation and ecosystems. Headquartered in Finland, Tieto has over 13 000 experts in close to 20 countries. Tieto’s turnover is approximately EUR 1.5 billion and shares listed on NASDAQ in Helsinki and Stockholm. www.tieto.com

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