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SAP´s take on the state of the building materials industry
Software giant SAP must be informed about the latest trends of the branch. And make elaborated estimations on their impacts. Ursula Grün, SAP´s global Co-Lead for building materials, shared some of those insights with us.
How to overcome the greatest Challenges of the Paper Industry
Alfred Becker, Senior Director & Head of Solution Management for Mill Products Industries at SAP explains how to handle the most pressing difficulties in the paper industry: volatility & supply chain resilience.
Why data is key in reducing emissions
Metals, mining, building materials, forest products, chemicals, paper & packaging.
What all these industries have in common? Jennifer Scholze, SAP´s Sustainability Lead, names their strong will to reduce emissions. And explains, why data plays a key role in that endeavor.
SAP Senior Director: Why a holistic overview is crucial
SAP Senior Director Alfred Becker reminds us, that losing money is not even the worst case. Because as long as you know where and why, you can solve it. That´s why he lays out that an integrated end-to-end process is existential.
SAP Expert: How to achieve supply chain transparency
Material traceability is critical for businesses striving to be a part of the circular economy. By analyzing the processes of branches, where this has already been crucial for decades, SAP´s Sustainability Expert Juliana Brewer lays out their best methods.
SAP Expert: The full potential of Industry 4.0
In our heads-up video, SAP's expert Alfred Becker shares valuable insights on the groundbreaking developments around Industry 4.0: Recent affordable and powerful kits can be integrated into almost every process in production - and way beyond. Discover how to leverage its full potential!
Model AG: integrating a sustainable software solution
Model AG is specialized in producing corrugated board from recycled paper products. For them, sustainability is both: the core of their business model and a set cornerstone of every business decision. Therefore, they chose to apply SAP as a reliable core software system and T.CON as a trusted partner for the integration.
SAP Expert: Leverage Machine Learning to enhance Sustainability
As corporations are required to track data on their emissions, energy consumption, and water use due to regulations, it makes perfect sense to leverage this information for machine learning applications that can identify potential savings. SAP's Sustainability Expert, Juliana Bruwer, offers valuable insights on this strategy.
SAP Expert on sustainability in the paper industry
As all industries are ramping up their sustainability efforts, SAP´s Sustainability Lead Jennifer Scholze sees the paper industry in a comparably good position. Since it´s a very resource-absorbing branch, it always had an eye on its consumptions to keep the costs in line.
SAP Expert: Quick wins for more Sustainability
With stricter sustainability regulation lurking around the corner, many corporations might need to kickstart their efforts as soon as possible. Therefore, SAP's Sustainability Expert Juliana Bruwer lays out the best quick wins and gives advise on how to incorporate them asap.
delfortgroup AG's current IT-projects: standardization & harmonization
What keeps the IT-departments of pulp and paper players busy? Specialty paper producer delfortgroup currently tackles some “classics”: standardization and harmonization of the software landscape throughout the business units of the group.
Koehler Group: T.CON's software has sex appeal
Jörg Padberg is the digital coordinator of the headlining paper mill Koehler Group. Asked about software tools, he underlines that they must be integrated into their SAP core system. And among those which meet this pre-condition, he recalls T.CON´s applications to have the most appealing interface.
How to become an intelligent enterprise
When should you start growing into an intelligent enterprise? Yesterday. Learn from SAP Senior Director Alfred Becker which paths can lead you there. And how to follow them, even though they´re often winding.
T.CON's Design Thinking-Based Product Development Process
Join Sebastian Fuchs, Business Lead at T.CON, as he explains our innovative product development process. Based on the principles of design thinking we build prototypes from the users perspective and double down on UX, before we even start to test and validate them.
SAP Fiori: A whole new experience
Join Sebastian Fuchs, Business Lead at T.CON, as he explains how Interfaces have come a long way: From cumbersome systems where users had to be familiar with every single button to sleek and intuitive environments like SAP Fiori.
Volatile is the new normal – at least in the paper and packaging industry, that has been going through major upheavals in recent years. Among those were skyrocketing energy prices, sudden rising demands, severe market swings, disrupted supply chains, exploding raw material prices and an increased skill shortage - just to name a few.
Some of those developments have quickly become an existential threat to many paper manufactures and other players doing business with pulp and paper products. Therefore, staying up to date about the latest industry trends and a realistic assessment of their impacts are very crucial.
Our network has insights throughout the global pulp & paper branch
Over decades, we´ve established worldwide network throughout the pulp and paper industry, that includes many acknowledged experts and high-ranking executives from North America and Europe. And they often share deeper insights about their daily doing in casuals talks with us, than they do in formal interviews with publishers.
We´re happy to share those deep dives into the international pulp and paper market with you. So, whenever we can, we put our background talks and discussions on tape. And post them here, to provide an insights hub, that can help a branch facing as much turmoil as the international paper industry does at the moment.
Thereby, we focus on two major subjects: The best ways to troubleshoot the latest challenges – and how to use them as a chance to set the right tracks into the future.