Mills of the Future is an innovative operating format for manufacturing based on shared leadership and autonomous teams. The format stresses customer-oriented practices in a manufacturing organisation.
The European Quality Innovation Award ceremony took place this February in Prague, Czech Republic. The award winners were selected through an international voting procedure in which the senior management of eleven quality associations in participating countries nominated the best innovations in each category.
Metsä Fibre won the Finnish Quality Award in 2012 with the highest score in the history of the competition, and the company has won the Quality Innovation Award on two previous occasions in 2012 and 2013.