HEAL and Renta enter partnership for developing onsite tracking

HEAL, an open business platform co-created by Stora Enso and Trä Group, announces a commercial partnership with Renta. The collaboration aims for enhancing efficiency on building sites by developing smart ways to track equipment and materials. The goal is to solve challenges related to inefficiencies and extra costs caused by idle machinery and equipment in building sites.

Joel Särkkä, Chief Information Officer at Renta, says:
“We are excited to officially announce our partnership with HEAL. Our collaboration with the HEAL initiative will focus on onsite tracking, establishing new services for more efficient management of machinery and equipment. We have recognised the same pain points regarding the utilization rates of onsite equipment. The common goal in developing solutions to overcome these challenges has set us up a for very fruitful partnership.”

“Our plan is to intensively innovate new solutions to answer the major pain points in managing equipment and material flows onsite,” concludes Särkkä.

Renta is a Nordic construction machinery and equipment rental company established in 2016. Renta operates in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Poland with more than 650 employees and a network of 70 depots.

David Blomquist, Head of HEAL and Digital Advisor at Stora Enso states:
“We are looking forward to working closely with Renta and their truly professional operations and experience in the field of building machinery. It is our mutual ambition to exploit the opportunities that digitalisation offers in order to streamline the established ways of working in the building industry.”

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Media Contacts:
Berit Virtanen-Thewlis, SVP People, Culture & Communications, Trä Group Ltd,
tel: +358 40 5114460, berit.virtanen@tragroup.fi

Joel Särkkä, Chief Information Officer, Renta Group Ltd, tel:
+358 50 323 5569, joel.sarkka@renta.com

 

About HEAL

Co-created by Stora Enso and Trä Group, HEAL is an open business platform with the aim to shape a future of healthy affordable living. Bringing together shared know-how in design, business, and technology, we unlock opportunities across the building cycle and the construction industry, innovating and optimising for greater efficiency and joint value by collaboration. http://heal.fi

 

About Renta

 Renta Group is a construction machinery and equipment rental company established in 2016. Renta operates in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Poland. Rental offering covers a wide selection of construction site machinery, equipment and related services. In addition to a network of depos, the company provides major scaffolding and weather protection as well as site services. www.renta.com

 

About Trä Group

Trä Group develops and creates the future of healthy living by bringing together specialists and professionals from both construction business, modern architecture and leading technologies. It is a high-growth and profitable company founded and headquartered in Helsinki, Finland with the aim to change the way people design, build, buy and maintain houses. http://tragroup.fi

 

About Stora Enso:

Part of the bio-economy, Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions, and paper globally. We believe that everything that is made from fossil-based materials today can be made from a tree tomorrow. Stora Enso has some 26 000 employees in over 30 countries. Our sales in 2018 were EUR 10.5 billion. Stora Enso shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki (STEAV, STERV) and Nasdaq Stockholm (STE A, STE R). In addition, the shares are traded in the USA as ADRs (SEOAY). http://storaenso.com