Monthly Archives: March 2016

Ericsson and Telefónica demonstrate live, over-the-air delivery of LTE-U in Telefónica’s network using Ericsson RBS 6402 pico cell solution

Over-the-air demonstration in Telefónica’s network uses Ericsson indoor small cell, RBS 6402 pico cell Ericsson announces enhancements to commercial LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) offering LTE-U enables operators to utilize unlicensed 5 GHz spectrum in combination with licensed LTE spectrum STOCKHOLM, 31-Mar-2016 — … Read the full press release

Samsung utilizes DSM’s Arnitel® thermoplastic elastomer for soft straps on its latest Galaxy Gear S2 smartwatch

SINGAPORE, 31-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, says producers of wearable electronics are turning to its Arnitel® thermoplastic elastomer for soft straps. A new high performance solution that it created specifically … Read the full press release

DSM to increase price for Akulon® and Novamid® polyamide 6 polymers in the Americas

SINGAPORE, 31-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — As a result of increasing raw material prices DSM will increase the price for its Akulon® and Novamid® polyamide 6 polymers. DSM will increase prices by $0.05/lb in North and South America. This increase will take … Read the full press release

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall to host press conference on joint project for future fossil-free Sweden

Media invitation STOCKHOLM, 31-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall cordially invite the media to a joint press conference to be held on Monday April 4, 2016 starting at 10am CET to announce a joint project that can play an … Read the full press release

Sanofi announces the appointment of Dr. Yong-Jun Liu as Head of Research, Global R&D

PARIS, 31-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi announced today the appointment of Dr. Yong-Jun Liu as Head of Research, Global R&D, effective April 1, 2016. He will report to Dr. Elias Zerhouni, President, Global R&D. Dr. Liu is one of the world’s … Read the full press release

University of Bristol research shows advantages of having women in prominent board positions

BRISTOL, 31-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Women in prominent board positions could help organisations improve corporate social performance, new research claims. Professor Sheila Ellwood, from the University of Bristol’s Department of Accounting and Finance, studied the influence of women on the boards of … Read the full press release

K+S temporarily suspends potash production at the Hattorf and Unterbreizbach sites

KASSEL, 31-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In the light of the low level of precipitation over the past few weeks and the resulting limitations on discharging wastewater into the Werra, potash production at the Hattorf and Unterbreizbach sites will be temporarily suspended … Read the full press release

ABB survey of leading utilities shows increased importance of information technology and operational technology integration

ZURICH, 31-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Global survey of leading utilities reflects increased importance of integrating information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) A global survey of over 200 executives at electricity, gas and water utilities increasingly believe that IT-OT integration is … Read the full press release

Allergan plc receives ENERGY STAR 2016 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award from EPA

Company Recognized with ENERGY STAR Award for Fifth Time DUBLIN, 31-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) announced today that it has received an ENERGY STAR 2016 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection … Read the full press release

Helisota extends its MRO capabilities by adding HC120, HC135 and HC140 helicopter types to its EASA Part-145 certificate

Vilnius, Lithuania, 31-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Helisota, an international provider of integrated maintenance, repair and overhaul services for rotorcraft, has extended its MRO capabilities by adding HC120, HC135 and HC140 helicopter types to its EASA Part-145 certificate. Following the successful certification, … Read the full press release

PiceaEraser made available to 5.000 Mobicode customers in UK

Tampere, Finland, 31-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Piceasoft and UK based Mobicode have signed a technology licensing agreement to integrate unique PiceaVolumeEraser™ as a part of Mobicode retail ‘ecosystem’. Mobicode considers PiceaEraser™ the best erasure tool in the market for their … Read the full press release

Solvay Specialty Polymers’ Radel® polyphenlysulfone resins now available through ResMart LLC

Alpharetta, Ga., 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics, announced today that eight grades of its Radel® polyphenlysulfone (PPSU) resin are now available through ResMart LLC, a sister business of RTP Company. The agreement with … Read the full press release

Solvay to participate at the 2016 American Coatings Show, April 12-14 at the Indianapolis Convention Center

PRINCETON, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay will showcase its line of high-efficiency dispersants for water-based pigment concentrates and its line of APE-free surfactants and emulsifiers during the 2016 American Coatings Show in Indianapolis. The Rhodoline® 3000 and Rhodoline® 4000 series of wetting … Read the full press release

Solvay to build additional production capacity of Hydroquinone in China starting-up in 2018

BRUSSELS, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — SOLVAY communication on Hydroquinone and MEHQ capacity increase projects Solvay announces its plan to build an additional production capacity of Hydroquinone (HQ) in China starting-up in 2018. This investment will be based on an innovative and … Read the full press release

University of Dundee: Professor Doreen Cantrell to receive the Novartis Medal and Prize

Dundee, Scotland, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Doreen Cantrell, Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow and Dean of the School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee, is to be awarded one of the UK’s most prestigious honours in biochemistry, the … Read the full press release

GfK to provide radio audience measurement for Commercial Radio Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Commercial Radio Malaysia is the association of commercial radio operators in the country. As a research partner, GfK will provide advertisers and media buyers valuable insights into the listening habits of local radio listeners. … Read the full press release

АSE Group of Companies took part in celebrating Independence Day of Bangladesh with Children and the Atom event

Dhaka, Bangladesh, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — АSE Group of Companies, which is in the management circle of State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom, held the Children and the Atom event for Bengali pupils which included a children drawing contest with a theme … Read the full press release

Capgemini announces agreement with the UK’s HM Revenue and Customs on the phased transition of the Aspire contract

PARIS, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced an agreement with the UK’s HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on the phased transition of the Aspire contract. Under this agreement … Read the full press release

Capgemini presented with SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2016 for Industry Services

Award Presented at SAP Field Kick-Off Meeting 2016 New York, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced that it is the recipient of the SAP® North America Partner Excellence … Read the full press release

Gemalto to provide Cinterion® wireless module to Intest to enable 4G LTE connectivity on Cars in China

AMSTERDAM, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, will provide its Cinterion® wireless module to Wuhan Intest Electronic Technology Co Ltd (Intest) to enable 4G LTE connectivity on their Telematics-Box (T-Box). Intest is a leading … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin Careers Pathways initiative awarded the National Ann Beckett Award 2015

DUBLIN, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Trinity College Dublin Careers Pathways initiative, a transition to employment project for students and graduates with mental health difficulties, has been awarded the National Ann Beckett Award 2015 from the Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland. … Read the full press release

Christoph Krähenbühl to speak at Systech UNIQUITY Conference in Amsterdam

SUBJECT: REGULATORY LANDSCAPE FOR PHARMA MANUFACTURERS AMSTERDAM, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Christoph Krähenbühl, senior director, 3C Excellis, will be a featured speaker at Systech International’s upcoming global conference in Amsterdam titled UNIQUITY Europe, 2016, focused on serialization, global brand protection … Read the full press release

Panoptic Media Marketing Inc acquires GreatCircle Studios

North American expansion for leading digital marketing specialists Brooksville, FL, United States, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Panoptic Media Marketing Inc today announced that it has formally acquired GreatCircle Studios, a regional leader in SEO, Web Design and Web Concierge Services. … Read the full press release

PiceaEraser™ is the first mobile erasure on the market to pass the ADISA claims test

Tempere, Finland, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Piceasoft’s PiceaEraser™ is the world`s first product to pass the ADISA Claims Test process for mobile erasure. The forensic tests were carried out by Professor Andrew Blyth, Head of Information Security from University of … Read the full press release

Finmeccanica to demonstrate naval capabilities at DIMDEX naval exhibition in Doha

Finmeccanica’s broad naval capabilities can be seen on the FREMM Frigate Carabiniere visiting Doha Port during Dimdex Finmeccanica has a strong position in the Gulf’s commercial and military helicopter markets and sees significant future opportunities across the region   The … Read the full press release

26 AgustaWestland AW189 super medium twin engine helicopters exceeded 10,000 flight hours

Flying hour milestone achieved by 26 aircraft in service in Europe, Middle East, Asia and North America, less than two years after very first delivery  Market leading super medium class helicopter with more sales, more deliveries, more flight hours and … Read the full press release

MultiSeal Plus: Voith upgrades ProRelease+ sealing technology

Reduced fabric wear thanks to minimized deflection Faster production speeds through an optimized vacuum zone Greater durability of sealing strips and easier servicing CHeidenheim, 29-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Voith’s new MultiSeal Plus sealing technology improves processes in the dryer section … Read the full press release

Thales and BEL-Thales Systems Limited to develop PHAROS fire control radar for both gun and missile systems

Strategic cooperation contract in India. New type of multi-target simultaneous engagement fire control radar for naval and ground-based deployment that offers control of conventional and guided ammunition. PARIS, 29-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — At Defexpo India 2016, Thales and BEL-Thales Systems Limited … Read the full press release

The National Bank of Belgium’s securities settlement system migrates to European securities settlement platform TARGET2-Securities (T2S)

BRUSSELS, 29-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The National Bank of Belgium’s securities settlement system, NBB-SSS, has today joined the circle of European central securities depositories (CSDs) that are active on the single European securities settlement platform TARGET2-Securities (T2S). The NBB is also … Read the full press release

Silverfleet Capital to acquire majority stake in Coventya from Equistone Partners Europe Limited

LONDON, 29-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Silverfleet Capital, the European Private Equity firm specialised in buy-to-build, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Coventya from Equistone Partners Europe Limited for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is subject to competition clearances. Coventya, … Read the full press release