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  7. Finnish largest dairy company Valio Oy has signed a contract with its long-term IT partner Fujitsu Services Oy on the continued provision of IT services. The new agreement covers a wide range of Valio's IT needs from 2006 to 2008.

Finland IT partnership deepened by new contract between Valio and Fujitsu

Finnish largest dairy company Valio Oy has signed a contract with its long-term IT partner Fujitsu Services Oy on the continued provision of IT services. The new agreement covers a wide range of Valio's IT needs from 2006 to 2008.

elokuu 30, 2005

Collaboration between the companies has continued since 1995. The new contract increases Fujitsu's significance as a business partner to Valio, as from now on Fujitsu will be taking a greater support and development services responsibility for logistics, milk procurement and reporting applications.

Fujitsu's Patja outsourcing service to Valio will remain unchanged. It covers 2,200 workstations and some 300 servers. As for application services, Fujitsu provides Valio with the support and further development services for the upgraded SAP system.

”Our business plan for the near future includes several IT-related development plans. Fujitsu was able to meet the challenges and find the right solutions to our needs. The core of our operation is the milk production process, the functionality and availability of which we believe will be developed best with none other than Fujitsu", says Pekka Tanner, IT Director at Valio.

For further information, please contact:
IT Director Pekka Tanner, Valio, Tel. + 358 10 381 121
Account Manager Juha Kiukkonen, Fujitsu,Tel. + 358 45 7880 5036


Valio

When ranked by net sales Valio is the largest food product and dairy company in Finland. Valio manages some 80 per cent of the country's entire dairy milk volume. The Valio Group comprises the parent company Valio Oy and its subsidiaries in Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Belgium and the United States. Valio Group employed 4,028 people at the end of 2004. 3,497 of them worked for the parent company. Valio Group net sales for the same year amounted to more than 1.6 billion euros, of which international operations (export from Finland and foreign subsidiaries) account for one third.

Date: 30 elokuu, 2005