Monthly Archives: May 2015

Audi AG places an order with Voith for high-volume production of CFRP component for future Audi model

Major order for high-volume production of CFRP components State-of-the-art technology developed in collaboration with Audi Milestone in the development of Voith’s composite business Heidenheim/Garching, 29-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi AG has placed an order with Voith for the high-volume production of … Read the full press release

Voith Hydro successfully transported 170-metric-ton spherical valve from Shanghai to the new Frades II pumped-storage plant in Portugal

Heidenheim/Vieira do Minho,  29-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — In mid-May 2015, Voith Hydro successfully transported a 170-metric-ton spherical valve from Shanghai to the new Frades II pumped-storage plant in northwestern Portugal. The component, which was fabricated in Asia, was shipped via Rotterdam … Read the full press release

Infront: The Turkish Basketball Federation seals agreement with Spor Toto as Title Sponsor of this season’s TBF Turkish Basketball League Play-offs

Central marketing concept by Infront has proven successful with new domestic and international brands secured throughout the season Istanbul, Turkey, 29-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF) has sealed an agreement with Spor Toto as Title Sponsor of this season’s … Read the full press release

Infront: FSV Frankfurt announced a new sponsorship agreement with ayondo

Infront secures the social trading provider as a partner to the 2. Bundesliga club for the next three seasons Frankfurt, Germany, 29-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — At a press conference today, the 2. Bundesliga team FSV Frankfurt announced a new sponsorship agreement with … Read the full press release

Peak of FrieslandCampina Wamco celebrates 60 years of nourishing Nigeria with quality dairy nutrition

Amersfoort, the Netherlands, 29-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The colourful milestone ceremony to celebrate 60 years of nourishing goodness was held on Saturday, 23rd of May 2015. Rahul Colaco, Managing Director of FrieslandCampina Wamco in Nigeria, expressed happiness and appreciation of Nigerian’s … Read the full press release

Lafarge and Holcim entered binding agreement with CRH regarding the sale of several assets

PARIS, 29-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Following appropriate information-consultation processes with relevant works councils and employee representatives, Lafarge and Holcim announce that they have now entered a binding agreement with CRH regarding the sale of several assets. As announced in February 2015, … Read the full press release

Lafarge and Holcim complete the appointments for the future Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim

PARIS, 29-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Lafarge and Holcim have completed the appointments for the future Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim following a recommendation by Eric Olsen, future CEO of the combined Group. The future Executive Committee, under the leadership of Eric Olsen … Read the full press release

Automobili Lamborghini announces luxury SUV as a third model to join its product range

Automobili Lamborghini announces a luxury SUV as a third model to join its product range. The market introduction of the series model is planned for 2018. A concept of the car was first presented as the Lamborghini Urus in 2012 … Read the full press release

Roche: New data in rheumatoid arthritis and other severe autoimmune conditions will be presented at European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2015) in Rome, 10-13 June 2015

40 data presentations across 7 autoimmune conditions, including new results from RoACTEMRA in early RA and systemic sclerosis (SSc) – a potentially fatal disease with limited treatment options¹ BASEL, 29-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today … Read the full press release

Borealis and Borouge announce the opening of dual-branded sales office in Casablanca, Morocco

VIENNA, 29-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis and Borouge announce the opening of a dual-branded sales office in Casablanca, Morocco, as of 14 May 2015. Borealis and Borouge are leading providers of innovative, value-creating plastics solutions and the new venture reflects … Read the full press release

Borealis and Borouge experts to showcase innovations based on the Borlink™ technology at Jicable International Conference in Versailles, 21 – 25 June 2015

VIENNA, 29-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating solutions for the wire and cable industry, announce their participation at the Jicable International Conference on Insulated Power Cables taking place in Versailles, France from 21 to … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä: Three new container ships will be fitted with Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS)

HELSINKI, 28-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä has received another important order for its Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). Three new container ships being built for a major European shipping company at the Jinhai Shipyard in China will be fitted with … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut Group opens its first Cocoa Application Center in Asia Pacific

ZURICH, 28-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Barry Callebaut opens first Cocoa Application Center in Asia Pacific to drive future growth of its customers New state-of-the-art facility for developing individual product solutions and innovations together with customers in response to changing consumer … Read the full press release

ThyssenKrupp’s testing site for ground-breaking mobility solutions in Rottweil, Germany becoming a significant tourist attraction for the Baden-Württemberg area

ESSEN, 28-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The tower, which will rise to 246 meters upon completion, will serve as the testing site for ThyssenKrupp’s ground-breaking mobility solutions, including the rope-less elevator MULTI, and is already proving to be a significant tourist attraction … Read the full press release

Vnesheconombank Chairman Vladimir Dmitriev attends the third meeting of the Heads of the G20 financial development institutions in Istanbul, Turkey

MOSCOW, 28-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Vnesheconombank Chairman Vladimir Dmitriev participated in the third meeting of the Heads of the G20 financial development institutions – the D20 and a conference devoted to development of infrastructure as a main instrument for long-term … Read the full press release

Vnesheconombank and the Commercial International Bank of Egypt to cooperate over export financing

MOSCOW, 28-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — In the course of the Business Mission “Trade and Industrial Dialogue «RUSSIA-EGYPT” in Cairo Vnesheconombank and the Commercial International Bank of Egypt entered into a Memorandum on Cooperation in Export Financing. On behalf of Vnesheconombank … Read the full press release

MVM Partner Ltd demonstrates its new energy manager service at the Marriott Hotel

BUDAPEST, 28-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — MVM Partner Ltd. is introducing its new energy manager service in the summer of 2015. Before entering the market, the company launched a pilot project together with the Marriott Hotel (Duna Hotel Ltd.) the goal … Read the full press release

MVM Group 2014 sales: the highest in the company’s history

BUDAPEST, 28-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Shareholders’ Meeting of the MVM Group, the Shareholders approved the 2014 Report of the Group and the business policy objectives for 2015. The MVM Group realised an EBITDA of HUF 103 billion against … Read the full press release

DB Schenker won the 2014 Texas Instruments Supplier Excellence Award (SEA)

FRANKFURT, 28-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — DB Schenker is the recipient of the 2014 Texas Instruments Supplier Excellence Award (SEA). It’s the highest level of supplier recognition for Texas Instruments, a leading global semiconductor manufacturer. The annual award honors companies, whose … Read the full press release

LCH.Clearnet Limited announced that ForexClear has extended its client clearing offering to include European model account structures

European offering expands on ForexClear’s US client clearing model Four banks signed up as clearing brokers Variety of account structures provide end users with increased protection and asset segregation LONDON, 28-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — LCH.Clearnet Limited (“LCH.Clearnet”), the global clearing … Read the full press release

UniCredit and the European Works Council announce the signing of joint declaration on responsible sales

MILAN, 28-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit and the European Works Council (EWC) announce, today, the signing of a joint declaration on responsible sales, the first joint declaration at transnational level (company/European employees’ representatives) to be signed in Italy on this … Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group names Josef Bogdanski new Chief Information Officer/Chief Process Officer (CIO/CPO)

Responsible for the global IT and process management of the Aviation Group COLOGNE, 28-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Since May 2015, Josef Bogdanski has been the new Chief Information Officer/Chief Process Officer (CIO/CPO) of the Lufthansa Group. He is thus responsible … Read the full press release

DONG Energy: Full power output achieved at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm off the UK’s east coast

Full power output has been achieved at the Westermost Rough offshore wind, a major renewable energy project located off the UK’s east coast. Fredericia, Denmark, 26-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Westermost Rough is capable of generating up to 210 megawatts (MW) of … Read the full press release

BMT Isis to provide safety and environmental support for JFD’s NATO Submarine Rescue System contract with the UK Ministry of Defence

Teddington, UK, 26-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT Isis (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has announced that it will provide safety and environmental support for JFD’s five-year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence for the provision of the NATO Submarine … Read the full press release

Alcatel-Lucent selected by the Beijing and Nanning Railway Bureaus in China to upgrade the ‘backbone’ communications networks of rail lines in China

Communications backbone networks of Beijing and Nanning Railway Bureaus upgraded to ensure safe, on-time journeys and support future migration to intelligent rail communications  PARIS, 26-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has been selected by the Beijing and … Read the full press release

Alcatel-Lucent and T-Mobile Czech Republic successfully completed trial of 400G-speed data transport; paving the way for new high-speed ultra-broadband services

First Czech trial of 400G-speed data transport – using  existing network between Prague and Hradec Králové – to obtain an advanced technical solution for the delivery of high capacity services  PARIS, 26-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: … Read the full press release

Eurex Clearing AG welcomes Susanne Clemenz as new member of its supervisory board

Frankfurt am Main, 26-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurex Clearing: The supervisory board of Eurex Clearing AG welcomes Susanne Clemenz as a new member. She fills the previously vacant seat on the 12-member board. “We are delighted with the appointment of Susanne … Read the full press release

MAYKOR-GMCS among the winners of the rating “Leaders of the Industry Information Technology for 2015”

MAYKOR-GMCS was among the winners of the rating “Leaders of the Industry Information Technology for 2015”, which was prepared by the industry portal “Production management.” MOSCOW, 26-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rating “Leaders of Industry Information Technology” was designed to provide … Read the full press release

Saab invites the media to a presentation of Saab and Gripen before Turku Airshow on 5 June 2015

Defence and security company Saab has the pleasure of inviting media to a presentation of Saab and Gripen before Turku Airshow on 5 June at 11 am. During the seminar Anders Gardberg, head of Saab in Finland, and Jerker Ahlqvist, … Read the full press release

Scania increased its exports to Europe by 600 percent following major upgrade in its plant in Tucumán, Argentina in 2013

Tucumán, Argentina, 26-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a major upgrade in 2013, Scania’s transmission components plant in Tucumán, Argentina, has increased its exports to Europe by 600 percent. The achievement comes as the plant prepares to celebrate 40 years of … Read the full press release