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Health technology company NewIcon outsources product development and engineering to Etteplan


Etteplan Press release March 4, 2021 at 12.00 noon EET

Health technology company NewIcon that specializes in pharmacy automation systems outsources its product development and Engineering-to-Order functions to Etteplan. The outsourcing is part of NewIcon’s wider restructuring plan. According to the contract, four NewIcon’s specialist in Kuopio and Jyväskylä, Finland will transfer to Etteplan as existing employees as of March 1, 2021.

”NewIcon’s outsourcing strengthens Etteplans position and competences in health technology. I warmly welcome the product development and engineering specialist from NewIcon to the Etteplan team”, says Riku Riikonen, Senior Vice President of Engineering Solutions at Etteplan.

”The outsourcing brings flexibility and cost competitiveness to our operations and the needed additional resources to our product development. It also allows us to concentrate on our core competences: digitalization and automatization of our customers’ pharmacy processes in hospitals and pharmacies. For our personnel transferring to Etteplan the move offers great development opportunities while working in various projects in a bigger internationally operating engineering company”, says Chief Operating Officer Juha Anttila from NewIcon.

Additional information:
Riku Riikonen, Senior Vice President, Engineering Solutions, Etteplan, tel. +358 50 522 8255
Outi Torniainen, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, tel. +358 
10 307 3302


NewIcon in brief

NewIcon is a health tech company specialising in pharmacy automation systems based on advanced software and robotics. Hospitals and pharmacies everywhere in the world value Finnish health technology which enhances safe, efficient and rational pharmaceutical service. In 2019 NewIcon had a Revenue of EUR 7.6 million and some 60 employees in Finland.

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