New master’s thesis clarified the gear factory’s purchasing strategy

In his master’s thesis for Tampere University, Aleksi Isoaho explored the procurement models of a gear factory and created a new purchasing strategy for Tasowheel Gears. Originally, Aleksi had three objectives: to define a purchasing organization, to apply category management in purchasing, and to create new procedures. In terms of his thesis, the scope of […]

News - 12.8.2020

Lifelong learning at Tasowheel: Wellbeing and good guidance

Employee wellbeing has its roots in company strategy and values. Our success is based on competent, happy, and motivated personnel, CEO Jarmo Kuikka sums up. At Tasowheel, you rarely hear someone mentioning employee wellbeing but just wellbeing: Tasowheel’s mission as an employer is to support each staff member’s total wellbeing. In this sense, employer responsibility […]

News - 10.7.2020

Lifelong learning at Tasowheel: Quality and safety improvements

Competence development is at its best when employees learn new things for the benefit of the entire organization. After development manager Kimmo Hyvärinen from Tasowheel Gears participated in an occupational health and safety system training, the company decided to certify ISO45001 standard in all Tasowheel companies. So, the quality team of Tasowheel Group joined Kimmo […]

News - 7.7.2020

Lifelong learning at Tasowheel: Reviewing strategy, improving organizing skills

In addition to supporting individual competence development, employee training has to link to the business excellence required to meet future objectives. Competencies reflect the organization’s strategy; that is, they are aligned to short- and long-term missions and goals. Competence leadership is strategic and forward-looking. We see our people as our most important asset and competitive […]

News - 3.7.2020

Lifelong learning at Tasowheel: A new post series

Companies commonly think of employee training as a source of competitive advantage through better quality of products and practices. At Tasowheel, the perspective for continuous learning is broader: by constantly developing its competencies, the company takes responsibility for both its personnel, customers, and environment. Today in the manufacturing industry, attracting a professional workforce is not […]

News - 30.6.2020

Neural networks for forecasting raw material demand

At Tasowheel, collaboration with local universities is a strategic tool for generating new knowledge and staying in the front row of development. Student projects and theses play an important role in collaboration. Recently, computer science student Santeri Kuusisto’s master’s thesis about forecasting raw material demand in the manufacturing industry was published at Tampere University. As […]

News - 26.6.2020

Tasowheel Systems to refurbish slice control automation at the Iggesund mill

The company received a major order from the Iggesund mill for refurbishing a two-headbox slice control system. Tasowheel Systems will supply slice control automation technology to machine KM1, headboxes 2 and 3 at the Iggesund mill in Sweden. The delivery includes 2 x 29 new, motorized slice control actuators and the related equipment. The new […]

News - 5.6.2020

Production in full swing despite Covid-crisis, PART 3

  The lockdown has turned kitchens and even bathrooms into offices. Those of us working from home truly notice the difference, while for others, the constant handwashing may be the only reminder of exceptional times. Read more about Tasowheelers’ every day during the Covid-19 crisis.   Customer service from a construction site It felt unfair […]

News - 12.5.2020

Tasowheel Systems wins major order for Stora Enso rebuild project

Tasowheel Systems has received a major order from Andritz AG for Stora Enso rebuild project in Finland. Tasowheel Systems will supply profiling control (CD control) automation technology to Stora Enso’s Oulu Mill in Finland. Tasowheel delivery is part of Andritz AG scope in the Stora Enso drying machine rebuild, including 88 pcs of full stainless […]

News - 11.5.2020

Production in full swing despite Covid-crisis, PART 2

  Although the remote meetings rock and roll, the sound of silence in the corridor can also be a bluff. Read more about Tasowheelers’ workdays during the lockdown.   Singing in the meetings Pilvi has worked from home for more than a month now with flexible working hours. Flexible means that she starts at 6 […]

News - 4.5.2020

Production in full swing despite Covid-crisis

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Tasowheel continues its business operations and serves its customers normally. Production is in full swing and goods are delivered on time. Although colleagues now meet through a screen, they have managed to keep the positive team spirit and wish the same for everyone else, too. In our new post series, the […]

News - 27.4.2020

Tasowheelin tuotantoa johdetaan tiedolla (TeollisuusSuomi, maaliskuu 2020)

Teollisuudessa etsitään jatkuvasti uusia tapoja järkeistää toimintaa. Kun perinteiset keinot eivät enää tuo etumatkaa, on digitaalisuuden hyödyntämisestä tullut menestyksen avain. Voimansiirtokomponentteja valmistava Tasowheel tarttui uusien teknologioiden mahdollisuuksiin ja oivalsi, että oikea ja oikea-aikainen tieto auttaa tekemään parempia päätöksiä. Moni asia on muuttunut siitä, kun tuotantopäällikkö Mikael Mäkinen tuli Tasowheel Gearsiin vuonna 2001. Silloin tilaukset kilahtivat […]

News - 16.3.2020

Cobots brought Tasowheel and Tampere University together

Last autumn, a group of MSc Robotics students at Tampere University started a project to investigate the deployment of robot systems in Tasowheel’s production. Originally, the idea stemmed from Tasowheel CEO Jarmo Kuikka, who wanted to learn more about collaborative robots and their integration into Tasowheel’s existing production environment. An in-house research was already being […]

News - 11.3.2020

Boosting production efficiency at Tasowheel Gears

In a joint development project with SWD, Tasowheel Gears created new models for production planning and management. As a result, production efficiency was improved and non-productive time between process phases was remarkably reduced. Read the full article in Finnish on SWD’s website.

News - 10.1.2020

Celebrating 40 years of team spirit and sustainable growth

  On a snowstormy Friday in late November, the personnel of Tasowheel gathered together to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary. The joyful party offered plenty of action throughout the evening. After keynote speeches, long service awards and delicious celebration buffet, the party guests were guided to a ballroom transformed into a Casino.       […]

News - 19.12.2019

Tasowheel Systems at PAPEREX 2019

The world’s largest paper show, Paperex 2019 took place on 3-6 December at International Exhibition Cum Convention Centre (IECC) in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. As before, Paperex attracted a large gathering of paper manufacturers eager to explore new technology. This year, the show featured over 600 exhibitors from more than 25 countries, among them the […]

News - 12.12.2019

New Production Manager appointed by Tasowheel Systems

Valtteri Forsman has been appointed Production Manager of Tasowheel Systems as of 4 November 2019. Prior to joining Tasowheel, he served as a Line Manager in circular saw production at TKM TTT Finland. With his versatile and solid experience in production technologies, Forsman will undoubtfully master his new responsibilities: production management, development and planning. What […]

News - 4.12.2019

Tasowheel Systems at CIPTE2019

China International Paper Technology Exhibition and Conference (CIPTE) was held at the World Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai, in the middle of October. Once again, the event gathered together hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of visitors from China and abroad. CIPTE is the leading Chinese event for Pulp & Paper and a must-attend event for […]

News - 4.11.2019

Tasowheel Gears at MSV International Engineering Fair 2019

The MSV International Engineering Fair, held in Brno 07.-11.10.2019, is the most important industrial fair in Central Europe with more than 1,600 exhibitors and 80 000 visitors. All key areas of engineering and electrical engineering are represented, which attracts a large number of professionals in search of new suppliers and customers every year. Tasowheel Gears […]

News - 30.10.2019

Meet us at Alihankinta 2019 – Subcontracting Trade Fair, Sep 24-26

Tasowheel is exhibiting at Alihankinta 2019, the Subcontracting Trade Fair in Tampere, dedicated to showcase Finnish industry and its leading companies. Welcome to visit us at booth A617! Alihankinta 2019, 24th-26th September, Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre

News - 24.9.2019

Hae Koneistajan RekryKoulutukseen

Tasowheel ja seitsemän muuta pirkanmaalaista yritystä kutsuvat metallialasta kiinnostuneita työttömiä tai työttömyysuhanalaisia työnhakijoita koneistajan RekryKoulutukseen ja sitä kautta työskentelemään koneistuksen tehtävissä. RekryKoulutus antaa koneistuksen perusosaamisen, jonka myötä opiskelijat voivat siirtyä alan tehtäviin ja jatkaa oppimista työsuhteessa, esimerkiksi oppisopimuksella. Koulutuksen aiheita: työturvallisuus konepiirustus menetelmäsuunnittelu terä- ja materiaalituntemus konepajamittaukset CNC-ohjelmointi (Fanuc/Heidenhain) koneasetusten tekeminen laadunhallinta työssä oppiminen Koulutuksen kesto […]

News - 9.9.2019

Gearhouse – the incubator for new manufacturing excellence

Together with Sandvik, Fastems and several other manufacturing companies, Tasowheel participates in an ambitious project with an objective to support the growth and internationalization of Finnish manufacturing companies. Manufacturing Excellence Finland (MEXFinland) is a national ecosystem aimed at boosting the attractiveness and growth of Finnish manufacturing industry. The formation of the ecosystem has been facilitated […]

News - 29.7.2019

Companies of the future: Tasowheel Systems in spotlight

Tasowheel Systems operates in innovative industries where exceptionally precise and silent transmission and motion are needed. Lately, the company’s customer-oriented solutions were introduced in the magazine “Tulevaisuuden yritys” (“Company of the future”) , published as an appendix of Kauppalehti Optio. See the original article in Finnish here (Tasowheel on page 10).

News - 9.5.2019

Replacing old dilution valves boosts paper machine productivity

With over 30 years of experience in serving the paper industry, Tasowheel is the leading provider of dilution actuators and valves for all paper machine needs. Lately, the company completed yet another successful dilution valve change at Norske Skog Saugsbrugs. The reliability of profiling actuators and valves is a key quality factor in the paper […]

News - 17.1.2019