The cooperation of Yara Finland Siilinjärvi fertilizer plant and Metso Automation started in 1979. Since the millennium change, the cooperation has grown stronger. Shared visions regarding future development and needs provide a good base for cooperation that enables to improve reliability and efficiency of the production processes.
In connection of the latest fertilizer automation solution delivery in 2007, Metso supplied a new grade change application, which together with other measures significantly improves the efficiency of the fertilizer production and helps decrease the amount of off-spec. A brand new diary application is actively used in improving communications between the production units. In addition to information exchange, it will also act as an excellent internal learning tool for the operators.