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Fenno Production System – our road map for better productivity

31/10/2016

Production efficiency is the starting point for the healthy business. We all have heard the saying “small stems make rivers” and that is true. Therefore it is important to chase those stems systematically and with the help of the whole organisation. In spring 2016 we shared a vision and launched a long-term project to build…

New automated bending line

24/10/2016

FennoSteel has signed a contract for a new automated tube bending line. Installation work will start in the end of 2016 and production start is planned for January 2017. Our new line enables us to process tube diameters up to 102 mm with variable radius, says Production Manager Keijo Laihonen. This combined with robotised pipe feeder and…

Fast track for new model development

02/10/2016

Development speed has always been one of our strongest competitive advantages. The faster new products are released, the better and more comprehensive service we can offer to our customers. In the early 2016 FennoSteel launched a program named “Fast Track” to shorten the lead time of releasing new products by 20%. In operative side this…

Automechanika 2016

24/09/2016

Automechanika 2016 trade show in Frankfurt in September collected again the top suppliers for automotive industry under the same roof. FennoSteel stand located as usual in hall number 6, serving customers in Scandinavian style lounge. New products were introduced especially in double skin mufflers and emission control products such as catalysts, soot filters and Lambda…

Logistics centre expansion

28/05/2016

The well-known challenge for exhaust system manufacturer is to deliver fast. We are proud of our short lead-time manufacturing process but yet we stock a huge amount of parts to serve our customers within 24 hours notice. To be able to manage more parts in our logistics centre we started a project to expand our…