Helios Announces Key Partnership with Corrugated Software Leader, Kiwiplan

Helios, the new AI and Machine Learning platform by SUN Automation Group tailored specifically to the corrugated converting industry has entered into a key partnership with Kiwiplan, the corrugated industry’s premier software solutions provider.  

“By partnering with Kiwiplan, Helios’ solution becomes even more powerful,” said Matthew Miller, SUN Automation Group and Helios. “Bigger data leads to better decisions, and that’s what this partnership means for corrugated customers around the world.” 

The collaboration between Helios and Kiwiplan allows customers to: 

  • Reduce production bottlenecks and unplanned downtime
  • Optimize box plant productivity
  • Increase asset utilization
  • Optimize maintenance intervals and costs
  • Automate parts orders
  • Predict failures before they occur
  • Minimize loss and maximize output

“Kiwiplan is excited to partner with SUN Automation Group & Helios,” says Kiwiplan President, Rodney McGee. “The journey to Machine Learning and Industry 4.0 is evolving and is a vital tool to machine and plant optimization.”

About Helios

Helios is an innovative Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solution, designed to provide unprecedented data and control to customers throughout the corrugated converting industry. The unique, machine-agnostic solutions allow anybody, industry-wide, to access actionable insights, optimize maintenance, and reduce downtime, no matter what brand of machine equipment they use at their facilities. Helios is an idea spun off by SUN Automation Group, a corrugated converting industry leader in innovative solutions and aftermarket support and services. Since 1986, SUN has led the way for automotive production solutions in the corrugated manufacturing space. The new platform-agnostic Helios solution further cements this goal and differentiates SUN as a world leader in aftermarket support.

About Kiwiplan

Kiwiplan Global, leading software and consulting services supplier to the corrugated and packaging industries, providing integrated solutions for supply chain, business intelligence, ERP, manufacturing execution, scheduling, inventory and logistics. Kiwiplan specializes in automation to drive cost savings and optimize your business. Offices in USA, New Zealand, Australia, Brazil, Germany and the United Kingdom.

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