ZF Friedrichshafen AG advances on developing systems to help prevent accidents involving vulnerable road users

ZF Friedrichshafen AG advances on developing systems to help prevent accidents involving vulnerable road users

Cyclist AEB test protocols in Europe will be part of five star NCAP ratings for 2018 Percentage of cyclist and pedestrian road fatalities continues to climb in the US Protection of vulnerable road users in fast growing automotive markets like … Read the full press release

ZF Friedrichshafen AG introduces all-electric central drive for buses, coaches and delivery trucks for urban transport

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New all-electric central drive designed particularly for city buses and delivery trucks. AVE 130 electric portal axle is already a volume-production solution for low-floor buses; its modified concept excels in the Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck. TraXon Hybrid enables heavy trucks to … Read the full press release

Bertelsmann and Lightpower Collection to present photographic portraits of Rock’n’Roll greats by music photographer Neal Preston at Gütersloh Theater

Bertelsmann and Lightpower Collection to present photographic portraits of Rock’n’Roll greats by  music photographer Neal Preston at Gütersloh Theater

70 iconic works by music photographer Neal Preston on view from October 27 to November 27, 2016 Supporting program includes reading, photography workshop and musical evening with young bands from the region Gütersloh, 28-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The media company … Read the full press release

Voith Composites sets new standards for large-scale production of carbon fiber-reinforced components for automotive customers

Voith Roving Applicator (VRA): Integrated direct fiber placement.

Technological milestone in the efficient production of carbon fiber–reinforced components Continuous and digitally networked production process Joint development partnership with AUDI AG Heidenheim/Garching, 28-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Voith Composites has laid the groundwork for large-scale production of carbon fiber-reinforced components (CFRP) … Read the full press release

Liansheng Paper Industry orders new technically advanced packaging paper machine, the PM 9 from Voith

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Zhangzhou, China, 28-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On July 29, 2016, Liansheng Paper Industry (Longhai) Co., Ltd. signed a contract with Voith in Zhangzhou, Fujian Province, for a new packaging paper machine, the PM 9. This move not only takes the cooperation … Read the full press release

AUDI AG, BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm Incorporated form 5G Automotive Association

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AUDI AG, BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm Incorporated team up to evolve, test and promote communications solutions for connected mobility. Next generation mobile networks will help to address society’s mobility and road safety needs with … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media achieved more than 230 hours coverage across Sub-Saharan Africa for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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Infront together with TV Media Sport has achieved a first time success in Africa with more than 230 hours of broadcast coverage ZUG, 28-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The international sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media has secured more than … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric joins the FTSE4Good Global and Europe indices

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It demonstrates the company’s commitment to driving meaningful innovation innovating at every level for sustainability Rueil-Malmaison (France), 28-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, joined the FTSE4Good Global and Europe indices on June 30. Created by FTSE … Read the full press release

Safran Toulouse: Safran inaugurates its consolidated regional site near Toulouse-Blagnac international airport

Safran Toulouse: Safran inaugurates its consolidated regional site near Toulouse-Blagnac international airport

TOULOUSE, 28-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Philippe Petitcolin, Chief Executive Officer of Safran, has inaugurated Safran Toulouse, the Group’s consolidated regional site, located near the Toulouse-Blagnac international airport. The ceremony was attended by a number of VIP guests, including Carole Delga, President … Read the full press release

Two Wärtsilä 31 engines to power new 158 metre long car and passenger ferry built for Danish operator Mols-Linien

Two Wärtsilä 31 engines to power new 158 metre long car and passenger ferry built for Danish operator Mols-Linien

HELSINKI, 28-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A new 158 metre long car and passenger ferry being built for Danish operator Mols-Linien, will be powered by two 8-cylinder Wärtsilä 31 main engines. The ship is being built at the Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä launches helicopter guidance software technology for marine market applications

Wärtsilä launches helicopter guidance software technology for marine market applications

HELSINKI, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä announces the launch of its helicopter guidance software technology for marine market applications. Originally developed for military applications, the technology is based on the company’s well known Nacos Platinum navigation system. Following increasing demand from … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä customer PT Indonesia Power wins best dual-fuel power plant of the year by Asian Power Awards

Wärtsilä customer PT Indonesia Power wins best dual-fuel power plant of the year by Asian Power Awards

HELSINKI, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Asian Power Awards has announced the winner for the best dual-fuel power plant of the year, PT Indonesia Power with their 200 MW power plant PLTDG Pesanggaran Bali. The project was executed in a consortium with … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä supports project aimed at creating the world’s first autonomous marine transport system

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HELSINKI, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä’s strong commitment to developing the technologies, the system reliability, and the essential designs to enable the viability of autonomous shipping is again emphasised through its participation in an important research programme. Together with other leading … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut and Prova to launch project to diversify and stabilize revenues of vanilla farmers in Madagascar

Packing vanilla in Madagascar

Introducing cocoa farming to Madagascar’s vanilla production region Combining Barry Callebaut’s long-standing cocoa expertise with Prova’s proven local vanilla know-how to create synergies Making local vanilla farmers’ income situation more resilient and less dependent on the highly volatile vanilla market … Read the full press release

INEOS and MSM Poly unable to finalize transaction for the Barex® IP and technology

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Rolle, Switzerland, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — As previously announced, INEOS Barex AG, INEOS Barex USA LLC and MSM Poly LLC signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the potential sale of intellectual property (IP) and production support related to the Barex product … Read the full press release

SYSTECH PARTNERS WITH SHARP PACKAGING & AUTAJON GROUP AT CPhI

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Serialization Solutions Leader to Participate in World’s Leading Pharmaceutical Forum BRUSSELS, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Systech International, a global leader in brand protection technologies, will partner with Sharp Packaging and SINEL SYSTEMS, part of the Autajon Group, at CPhI Worldwide, … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca/ Karolinska Institutet research points to novel targets for next generation medicines for type 2 diabetes, obesity and other metabolic disorders

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STOCKHOLM, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — New understanding of how hormone-producing cells in the pancreas decode their genetic instructions is pointing to novel targets for next generation medicines for type 2 diabetes, obesity and other metabolic disorders. A large scale analysis of … Read the full press release

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to attend the informal meeting of EU Defence Ministers in Bratislava

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrives in Bratislava and is welcomed by Tomas Valasek, NATO Permanent Representative for Slovakia

BRATISLAVA, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will participate in the informal meeting of the European Union Defence Ministers in Bratislava, on Tuesday 27 September 2016. During his visit to Bratislava, Mr. Stoltenberg will also meet … Read the full press release

Dr John Ingram of University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute awarded GFS and Food System Resilience programme coordination award

Dr John Ingram of University of Oxford's Environmental Change Institute awarded GFS and Food System Resilience programme coordination award

GFS and the ‘Food System Resilience’ programme partners are pleased to announce that Dr John Ingram and his team at the Environmental Change Institute in the University of Oxford have been awarded the programme coordination award. Swindon, UK, 27-Sep-2016 — … Read the full press release

LCH’s ForexClear service now with 24 members; $100bn in notional cleared last week

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10 entities have increased or commenced activity in the last 6 months ForexClear now has 24 members of the service Over $100bn in notional cleared last week, the largest week since service’s inception in 2012 LONDON, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — LCH, … Read the full press release

Zandre Campos Recipient Of Distinguished Business Excellence Award

Zandre Campos honored at African Leadership Magazine

CEO of ABO Capital receives special recognition from the African community LISBON, Portugal, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABO Capital, a leading international investment firm headquartered in Angola, announced today that its CEO Zandre Campos was named one of the Top … Read the full press release

Telekom Deutschland GmbH appoints Walter Goldenits as new Director of Technology effective January 1, 2017

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Transfer from Magyar Telekom to Telekom Deutschland GmbH. BONN, 26-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Effective January 1, 2017, Walter Goldenits will become the new Director of Technology at Telekom Deutschland GmbH. At the same time, he will take over a leading … Read the full press release

AXIS M20 Series: Axis Communications introduces small, cost-efficient cameras with built-in infrared illumination

AXIS M20 Series is a cost-efficient option for rolling out or expanding a video surveillance monitoring with high levels of detail.

LUND, 26-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Suitable for both indoor and outdoor installations, new AXIS M20 Series features built-in infrared (IR) illumination for effective video surveillance even in the dark. The cameras offer complete coverage with a wide field of view and … Read the full press release

Leonardo-Finmeccanica to present at “Cybertech Europe 2016” in Rome on 29 September

Leonardo-Finmeccanica to present at "Cybertech Europe 2016" in Rome on 29 September

•    A national public-private partnership based on European experience is the approach proposed by Leonardo-Finmeccanica •    New Leonardo report to focus on cyber intelligence in the main economic sectors •    Leonardo’s experience in cyber security to protect SME’s and professionals … Read the full press release

Oberthur Technologies’ Lasink™ solution deployed across Costa Rica to provide highly secure national ID cards

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PARIS, 26-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions today announced that, after its selection in 2015, its cutting-edge Lasink™ solution has started to be deployed across Costa Rica, through … Read the full press release

WPP to put emphasis on its growth in Western Continental Europe with Les Nouvelles Editions Indépendantes SAS investment

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LONDON, 26-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP announces that it is making an investment in Les Nouvelles Editions Indépendantes SAS (“LNEI”), the media group focused on investments in the French and international media sectors. Founded and controlled by Matthieu Pigasse, LNEI was … Read the full press release

GroupM appoints Kelly Clark as Global CEO

GroupM appoints Kelly Clark as Global CEO

NEW YORK & LONDON, 26-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — GroupM, the media investment group of WPP, today appointed Kelly Clark as Global CEO. Clark most recently served as the CEO of GroupM in North America from 2012 to 2015. Prior to that … Read the full press release

SGS issued its first Alliance for Water Stewardship certification to Olam International

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GENEVA, 26-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS has issued its first Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification to Olam International, in recognition of the company’s approach to water stewardship at its Aviv Coffee Plantation in Tanzania. This makes Olam International the first … Read the full press release

SGS acquires John R. McCrea Agency, Inc., an official designated inspection agency licensed by the US Department of Agriculture

SGS acquires John R. McCrea Agency, Inc., an official designated inspection agency licensed by the US Department of Agriculture

GENEVA, 26-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets and license of John R. McCrea Agency, Inc. (McCrea), an official designated inspection agency licensed by the US Department of Agriculture. McCrea is active in the … Read the full press release

Henkel recognises Dr. Kristin Ganske’s outstanding research with “Laundry & Home Care Research Award 2016”

Prof. Dr. Thomas Müller-Kirschbaum (left), Head of Global Research and Development in the Laundry & Home Care business unit, and Dr. Michael Dreja, Head of Global Research at Laundry & Home Care, present the Laundry & Home Care Research Award 2016 to Dr. Kristin Ganske.

Düsseldorf, 26-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Yesterday, on September 22, Henkel presented the “Laundry & Home Care Research Award 2016” to Dr. Kristin Ganske for her outstanding research at Friedrich Schiller University Jena. The award comes with a 3,000-euro grant. For her … Read the full press release