For more than 50 years, Pöyry has been successfully executing projects for the pulp & paper industry all over the world. We are a world leader in forest industry consulting and engineering and have been a trusted partner for many clients for decades.
We drive continuous improvement, seeking new solutions and encouraging out-of-the-box thinking. We use our abilities and resources to keep our clients competitive in an ever-demanding business environment.
Pöyry's services range from advice on business strategies, processes and operations, to engineering services for complex new investment projects and all sizes of rebuilds of existing plants. We also have a strong local focus on maintenance and performance improvement-related services. By regular interaction between mill owners and machine suppliers we ensure having first-hand knowledge of the latest technologies.
Our project control and management capabilities ensure that investment projects are executed on-time with sustainability, safety, quality and cost effectiveness at the core.
Our pulp expertise covers:
- Pulp mill technologies, design and logistics
- Pulping lines
- Bleaching chemicals
- Chemicals recovery
- Power plants
- Environmental technology
Large complex projects are at the heart of our key competences. We offer a complete range of engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services. This, combined with installation and commissioning, start-up and training services, ensures that plants designed by Pöyry start up on time, within budget and above expectations.
We are proud that mills designed by Pöyry rank among the world´s top performers.
We offer strategic consulting services to clients throughout the forest products value chain, from resource providers to end users. Our unique position allows us to recognise relevant driving forces and assess their impact on client business. We help clients capture strategic opportunities and avoid pitfalls.
The main areas of our expertise lie in strategy formulation and execution regarding raw materials, markets and products. For instance, we help our clients find new business prospects in bioenergy or better predict the competitive environment.
We complement the skill set of client organisations with our wide and deep industry specific perspective. Our working methods range from technical analysis to process facilitation and from sparring to scenario workshops. We work well on every level of client organisations. With our unique understanding of the whole forest industry cluster, we can interpret trends or nuances in client business landscapes.
Our task is to bring critical strategic questions to both boardroom and management team meetings. We advise executives so they fully understand these questions and what future actions to take based on these questions. This is where we bring significant value - we can efficiently convey the industry specific angle from past experience that has accumulated for over 50 years in this industry.
Total Solutions for Investment Projects (EPCM)
Engineering, Procurement, Project and Construction Management: with our globally integrated know-how and resources, Pöyry is ready to implement even the most complex of client projects. We offer proven expertise in successfully executing large EPCM project that require world-class project management capability.
In an investment project, all parties involved benefit from getting engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM), as well as project management services, from one source.
Pöyry takes care of services, from project planning, engineering and coordination, to construction management following budget and schedule agreed, together with the client. For our clients, this means that they have a single contact partner and do not need to create separate organisations for handling project interfaces.
Our accumulated project execution experience and our project tools have been further developed into our own Pöyry 4ePCM™ concept. The 4ePCM brings structure, clarity and efficiency to project implementation.
It defines responsibilities, liabilities and tasks for each project party. Additionally, it defines deliverables with right responsible. It makes it easier to get an overview of a large amount of interconnected responsibilities, events, decisions and documents that are the backbone of a successful project.
Pöyry's 4ePCM offers the following:
- Clarity, predictability and control
- Integrated processes and methods throughout projects
- Detailed service scope definition
- Ready-to-use templates and tools
- Simple project guidelines development
- Faster project implementation by minimising the lead times of various phases
- "One-stop shopping"
Pöyry provides full range of engineering services across all industrial sectors. Our services cover all engineering disciplines and the whole lifecycle of an investment from feasibility studies and pre-engineering to complete engineering projects and daily maintenance engineering tasks.
- Plant and mechanical including layout, equipment and piping
- Process automation and instrumentation
- Civil and structural
- HVAC and building technical design (electrical, automation, security)
- Field engineering
All of our engineering units use common, state-of-the-art engineering, project and information management tools and systems.
Our team is close to our clients and supported by our global network of specialists. We provide flexible and professional engineering support for our clients in maintaining and improving production.
We use modern and open engineering and document management tools that are tailored to suit our clients' requirements, resources and tools.
The Local Service teams work in close co-operation with clients to carry out mill engineering. This includes maintenance-related engineering, process optimisation and small and medium-sized investment projects. The team also develops and maintains the mill's technical documents, providing fast and easy access to up-to-date technical documents.
Pöyry can also ensure the operational safety of industrial plants. We work closely with plant owners and management to assess risks and implement corrective actions and follow-up on end results.
Through our extensive global network and our local offices, we help optimise our clients' fixed costs and provide flexible engineering support to reinforce capacity and knowledge.
Authorities enact laws and regulations to ensure safe work practices and a safe work environment. We assist our clients with the permit process by ensuring that their chemical, environmental, operating and other relevant permit applications are completed in a timely manner.
With our assistance, clients can ensure that their production facilities fulfil local and international laws and regulations. They can also be confident that the designed and implemented technical solutions and processes are reliable and safe.
Our permitting services include:
- Overall management of hazardous chemicals
- Preparation of permit applications and other documents
- Documentation according to explosive atmospheres and European Union's ATEX directives
- REACH impact assessments
- Environmental impact assessment (EIA)
- Assistance in authority contacts and follow-up of authority matters
Pöyry's global network of management consultants provides insight on market conditions, competition, asset quality, cost competitiveness and operating performance.
Pöyry's engineers are constantly implementing leading-edge processes and technologies around the world. Our operations improvement teams combine these competencies with experienced change managers to achieve results for our clients.
All operations improvement cases are unique, but typically the following steps are involved:
- Data - collecting and verifying facts describing current operations
- Analysis - benchmarking against best practices and setting specific targets
- Solutions - concrete plans for quick fixes and longer term improvement
- Changing minds - reaching a collective commitment to implementing the change
- Changing behaviour - continuous implementation and verification of positive change