Carinafour and Fira Palvelut announce strategic cooperation

Posted on Aug 11, 2017

Carinafour and Fira Palvelut Oy have signed a letter of intent aiming at a long-term strategic partnership. According to the agreement, Carinafour will deliver development and operation services related to Fira Ketterä’s pipe renovations concept. The letter of intent stipulates the basic principles of the strategic cooperation, based on which the detailed content of the actual service agreement will be outlined. The agreement is a great...

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Business Camp Turku: Leadership issue -Competitiveness of companies

Posted on Apr 21, 2017

Carinafour’s Chairman of the board Ari Viitanen held a workshop as part of the Business Camp Turku event on the 4th of April which discussed competitiveness of companies as a leadership issue. The identified key components of how competitiveness of companies can be enhanced through leadership were creation of value for the customers, the overall efficiency of the company and boosting the productivity of knowhow. As one of the barriers of...

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Training ensures high quality of scalable labour resources

Posted on Jun 30, 2016

When the number of goods produced increases at our customer’s site, it is necessary to quickly increase the number of employees to meet the newly changed production requirements. In such a case, also the one-piece flow of production needs to be altered, in order to keep the level of unfinished products in minimum. The increased demand in human resources at Carinafour’s customer site in Piikkio Works resulted in 25 new employees joining...

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C4 Floor Management enables efficient daily management of production processes

Posted on Apr 6, 2016

Carinafour’s daily management system, C4 Floor Management, has been developed to respond to the requirements of our customers in the marine industry. C4 Floor Management is a part of the C4 Production System and in line with the principles of Kaizen; it is in continuous development in our company. Carinafour’s daily management system is an integral part of production scheduling, safety planning, communication and control. C4 Floor management...

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Increasing operating efficiency with synchronized continuous flow

Posted on Mar 17, 2016

As a result of Piikkio Works cabin factory, Carinafour’s customer site, changing its assembly line to operate according to the principles of one-piece flow, the production logistics has also experienced a transformation. During the winter, the logistics have been rearranged as a one-piece flow in order to be synchronous with the operations of the assembly line, generating operating efficiencies to both of the processes. With the newly organised...

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C4 Signal System up and running

Posted on Feb 16, 2016

Carinafour’s C4 Signal System made its world premiere in the Bahamas during Azamara Journey’s cabin modernisation project. Carinafour’s customer, I.S. Mäkinen was in charge of the cabin refurbishment project in which the C4 Signal system was utilised. The C4 Signal System is a digital tool used to improve processes in industrial settings. – We had 42 tablet computers in use at the ship in which data was collected daily of each phase of...

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