APERIO enables maximum value through digitalization and agility to meet changing market needs


As the pulp and paper industry strives to meet rising demand for raw materials, corrugated boxes for packaging, and recyclable products, it will need to employ digitalization to improve integrated operations, improve pulp and paper products’ quality, and optimize productivity. And while priorities change as a result of consumer consumption and behavior, no process, people, or technology can be used properly without accurate, reliable operational data. APERIO DataWise helps customers:


Days between paper machine failures


Hourly cost of paper machine downtime


Average overall equipment effectiveness


Industry’s energy consumption to total global consumption

APERIO Use Cases in the Pulp & Paper Industry

Below are some sample use cases where customers are employing APERIO DataWise in pulp & paper applications.

Data Validation

  • Migrate and validate data from local spreadsheets or tools into historians/lakes
  • Identify and resolve bad, missing, or stale data contained in historian interfaces
  • Automate manual processes & workflows
  • Track DQI fleetwide and resolve data issues
  • Continuously validate models with live data and automated alerting


  • Eliminate connectivity errors
  • Easily identify and fix calibration errors
  • Prevent sensor drift, fouling, and tampering


  • Reduce unplanned equipment downtime
  • Detect pipe corrosion, HX fouling, and rotating equipment failures early by monitoring vibration, flow, pressure, etc.
  • Improve OEE from 60% to a minimum of 85%

Process State

  • Optimize the process: temperature profiles, energy intensity, equipment fouling
  • Maximize throughput
  • Deliver product consistency and quality variations
  • Minimize energy consumption/usage

Workforce Enablement

  • Maximize operator efficiency through improved visibility
  • Ensure plantwide safety and regulatory compliance
  • Consolidate production and maintenance views to make better data-driven decisions and more efficient use of resources & time


  • Accurately track and reduce GHG emissions
  • Accurately measure and report against Net Zero goals
  • Monitor and optimize energy usage
  • Predict behavior to avoid needless starts/ stops/ramps
  • Meet HS&E specifications without regular inspections

Digital Transformation

  • Improve operational efficiency and OEE
  • Reduce energy usage and emissions using AI
  • Visualize and analyze data, apply statistics, and generate insights
  • Integrate data into advanced models, such as, APC, to derive more value throughout the industrial data value chain

Data Security

  • Keep assets, systems, and operational data secure, active, and accessible
  • Validate OT-IT data with real-time diagnostics and enterprise reporting
  • Continuously monitor millions of sensors of real time data streams
  • Identify replay attacks, synthetic or correlated signals on operational data before they disrupt performance

Unlock the value of superior data

The future of your industrial data value chain is at your fingertips. Improve data accuracy, security, and value, for smarter business decisions based on real-time, trusted, superior data.

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