ProProduct Oy know-how

ProProduct Oy was founded in 2017. Company specializes in project management of industrial process plants and manufacturing sourcing for industrial plant projects. ProProduct Oy implements with long term experience the various stages of project management of plant deliveries from the project contract to the handover of the plant.


Experience

I am Marko Kauppinen and I founded my company ProProduct Oy in 2017. I graduated from Tampere University of Applied Sciences from Process Engineering department as Paper Engineer in 1993. I have acquired extensive technical and financial experience and expertise in paper, pulp, energy and cleantech industries. I have a solid knowledge of both project and product base businesses. Additional to extensive project experience I have done PMP project training.


Career

ProProduct Oy 2017 -
Position: Owner, CEO
Area: China
Business and customers:

- 2018 - continues, Andritz (China) Ltd., Local Project Manager. Manufacturing management of biomass fired boiler plant parts for Chinese and Japanese end customers.

- 2018 BioGTS Oy Project Manager. Local procurements, erection and commissioning of a biogas plant in Linzhang, Hebei, China.

Technology: Biomass boilers, biogas, pressure parts and steel structures manufacturing 

KPA Unicon Oy 2015 - 2017
Business: Boiler plants
Position: Project Manager. Comprehensive project management for EPC project deliveries.
Area of operation: Finland, South Africa
Technology and products: Oil and gas boiler plants for industry. Challenging gas combustion technology and high-pressure steam production. The fuels are pulp mill odor gases, oil, turpentine, steel mill by-product gases BFG, COG and natural gases.

Navitas Kehitys Oy 2012 - 2015
Business: Business and investment development
Position: Energy Cluster Manager. Business advisory and business development for SME companies. Project manager for EU-funded business development projects.
Area of operation: Finland
Technology and products: Energy technology. Riikinvoima Oy waste incineration plant preliminary project study.

MW Power Oy 2011 - 2012
Business: Bio boiler plants
Position: Project Manager. Comprehensive project management for EPC project deliveries.
Area of operation: Finland, Russia and Belarus.
Technology and products: BioGrate grate combustion technology, district heating plants. The fuels were wood chips, peat and oil.

Biower Oy 2009 - 2011
Business: Biogas plants and wastewater treatment plants
Position: Product Manager, partner. Product concept planning, feasibility studies, sales and delivery projects.
Area of operation: Finland, Nordic countries, Central Europe.
Technology and products: Dry digestion-based biogas plants, wastewater treatment plants.

Metso Automation Oy 2001 - 2009
Business: Analyzers and measuring devices for the pulp and paper industry.
Positions: Product Manager, Product Line Manager and Business Manager. Product team management, product management, product development project management and sales support.

Area of operation: Global
Technology and products: Fiber and pulp quality measurements, image analysis, kajaaniFiberLab, kajaaniFS300, kajaaniPulpExpert, Metso fiber-stick measurement.
Processes and applications: Pulp and paper manufacturing, specialty fibers manufacturing. Quality assurance of pulp and fibers.

PulpExpert Inc. 1999 – 2001
Business: Analyzers for the pulp and paper industry.
Position: Project Engineer. Commissioning, maintenance and sales support.
Area of operation: USA
Technology and products: Pulp and fiber measurements. PulpExpert analyzers.
Processes and applications: Manufacture of mechanical pulp and unbleached kraft pulp. Manufacture of specialty fibers. Quality assurance of pulp and fibers.

Valmet Automation Oy 1996 – 1999
Business: Analyzers and measuring devices for the pulp and paper industry.
Position: Product specialist, kajaaniFiberLab fiber analyzer product development, launching and sales support.
Area of operation: Global
Technology and products: Image analysis, kajaaniFiberLab.
Processes and applications: Fibers as a paper raw material, paper and pulp manufacturing processes. Fiber quality management.

Valmet Paper Machines Oy 1994 – 1996
Business: Paper machines
Position: Process expert. WinRoll winder development project and testing in a pilot scale.
Area of operation: Global
Technology and products: Winding technology,  WinRoll winder.

Kajaani Elektroniikka Oy 1994
Business: Analyzers and measuring devices for the pulp and paper industry.
Position: Product tester. kajaaniKappa High-yield pulp kappa measurement testing in mill conditions.
Area of operation: Global
Technology and products: Pulp lignin concentration measurement, kajaaniKappa analyzer.
Processes and applications: Pulp production

Kajaani Oy / UPM Kajaani paper mill 1988 – 1993
Business: Papermaking
Position: Trainee, paper manufacturing employer, engineering thesis.
Technology and products: Manufacture of mechanical pulp, newsprint and SC papers.

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