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Rheinmetall Automotive lands EUR100 million order for electric motor housings installed in passenger cars

Electric motor housings for China Düsseldorf, Germany, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The engineering and production expertise of Rheinmetall, the Technology Group, is increasingly in demand for electric vehicle projects. KS HUAYU AluTech GmbH, Neckarsulm, Germany, a member of Rheinmetall Automotive, … Read the full press release

Evonik exhibits at Interzum 2017 trade show for furniture production and interior fittings

Weiterstadt, Germany, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik is exhibiting for the first time at Interzum 2017, the world’s leading trade show for furniture production and interior fittings. At a lavishly designed stand, the Essen-based specialty chemicals company is showcasing the … Read the full press release

Evonik to present CYROLITE® compounds at ICMD in Shanghai, China

• CYROLITE® multipolymer compounds are the most highly developed (PMMA) acrylic-based polymers for medical devices • The material is resistant to alcohol and lipids and is also impact-resistant and transparent • CMEF – ICMD 2017: Booth No. M68, Hall 6.1 … Read the full press release

Evonik launches PLEXIGLAS® molding compounds international campaign

PLEXIGLAS® molding compounds meet highest requirements in the automotive and lighting industries Evonik offers specialty PLEXIGLAS® products for non-transparent add-on car body parts and lighting engineering applications May 10 to June 11: exhibition at the Red Dot Design Museum on … Read the full press release

MAHLE Group opens new automotive compressors plant in Changshu, China

STUTTGART, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The MAHLE Group is expanding its presence in China, MAHLE’s fastest growing market. Today, a new plant for automotive compressors was officially opened in Changshu/China. MAHLE is thus strengthening its positioning in the climate compressor business—a … Read the full press release

Kapsch CarrierCom will showcase at the International Union of Railways (UIC) in Paris, May 17 – 18

Railway operators are preparing for the shift from GSM-R to a future wireless standard of radio infrastructure. Kapsch CarrierCom is the perfect partner for a seamless migration as the company will showcase at the conference of the International Union of … Read the full press release

Interzum 2017: Covestro won two of the coveted prizes

Covestro receives two prizes as part of the interzum award LEVERKUSEN, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At interzum 2017, the world’s leading trade show for interior design and furniture production, Koelnmesse in collaboration with Red Dot held it’s ninth annual design competition. … Read the full press release

Covestro to expand polycarbonate production capacity at its Shanghai site to 600,000 metric tons per year

Covestro responds to strong customer demand in polycarbonates Total capacity in Shanghai to reach 600,000 tons per year LEVERKUSEN, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shortly after doubling its polycarbonate production capacity at its Shanghai site to 400,000 tons per year, Covestro … Read the full press release

DNV GL to present modern classification solutions at Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo

OSLO, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — We kick off the week with the DNV GL Conference. It will take place Monday, 29 May, a day before the trade fair officially opens, from 11:00–15:30 in the Felix Conference Centre in Oslo, Aker Brygge. … Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd: 125 years ago steamship “Cremon” set sail from Europe to Canada for the first time under the Hapag flag

First liner service launched in 1892 / Today’s market leader in Canada / 14 services to Europe, Asia, Oceania and Africa HAMBURG, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — 125 years ago, the steamship “Cremon” set sail from Europe to Canada for the … Read the full press release

Ocean Alliance’s first ship arrived at EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven

WILHEMSHAVEN, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Saturday, 13 May 2017, the first ship from Ocean Alliance berthed at EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven. The debut premiered the ship “OOCL Tianjin” (8,888 TEUs). In early April of this year, Ocean Alliance took up operations … Read the full press release

Destatis: employment in manufacturing up 1.1% in March 2017 vs the same month last year

WIESBADEN, 16-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At the end of March 2017, 5.4 million people worked in local units of manufacturing with 50 or more persons employed in Germany. As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) on the basis of provisional results, … Read the full press release

VDL Bus & Coach turns 10 in Finland: 500 VDL buses and coaches sold in Finland since 2007

Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 20 April 2017 VDL Bus & Coach Finland Oy celebrated its 10th anniversary. The company has experienced strong growth and development since its founding in 2007. In that time more than 500 VDL … Read the full press release

Industry’s largest robot: The KUKA KR 1000 titan installed at Multicut A/S in Vildbjerg, Denmark

AUGSBURG, 11-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest KUKA installation in Denmark, and the industry’s largest robot: the KUKA robot KR 1000 titan is located at Multicut A/S in Vildbjerg, where it supports an FMS system with four CNC machining centers at … Read the full press release

25 KUKA robots in operation at Possehl Electronics in Niefern, Germany

AUGSBURG, 11-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A total of 25 KUKA robots are in operation at Possehl Electronics in Niefern, Germany. There, they manufacture complex timing cases for electric power steering systems for cars. Industrial robots work on three lines with an … Read the full press release

voestalpine to invest EUR 40 million in high-tech forging line for the production of high-quality pre-materials for aircraft components

LINZ, 10-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As one of the world’s leading suppliers to the aerospace industry, voestalpine is consistently driving its growth in this technologically sophisticated future market. As recently as last December the Group agreed on a major EUR 40 million investment … Read the full press release

Lenzing Group’s Management Board expands with new CTO position

Heiko Arnold commenced working as the new Chief Technology Officer of the Lenzing Group on May 1, 2017. LENZING, 08-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Management Board of the globally leading producer of botanic cellulose fibers led by Chief Executive Officer Stefan … Read the full press release

Kiruna Wagon named finalist for the Swedish Steel Prize 2017

For developing the Helix Dumper, an innovative wagon solution that is highly durable and far more efficient than other ore wagon offerings, Kiruna Wagon has been named a finalist for the Swedish Steel Prize 2017. STOCKHOLM, 05-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO Transportation to finance the installation of Ballast Water Treatment system on several vessels for Danish Celsius Shipping

AMSTERDAM, 05-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABN AMRO Transportation has successfully concluded the world’s first financing for the installation of a Ballast Water Treatment system on several vessels for its Danish client, Celsius Shipping. As per 8 September 2017, the IMO Ballast … Read the full press release

K+S opes new potash mine in Canada

KASSEL, 04-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (2 May 2017), K+S celebrates the opening of the new potash mine in Canada with about 700 guests, among are the Honourable Brad Wall, Premier of Saskatchewan, and numerous local government dignitaries, representatives from suppliers … Read the full press release

ABB opens new traction transformer production facility in Longmeadow, Johannesburg

ABB’s new factory in Johannesburg reinforces company’s Africa focus and supports growing need for sustainable transportation ZURICH, 04-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB today (03 May 2017) inaugurated a new traction transformer production facility adjacent to its South African headquarters in Longmeadow, … Read the full press release

ŠKODA’s Kvasiny plant in the Czech Republic rolls out one millionth SUPERB

Mladá Boleslav, 02-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ŠKODA has produced the one millionth SUPERB. The milestone vehicle, a top-of-the-range Laurin & Klement saloon, left the production line at ŠKODA’s Kvasiny plant in the Czech Republic. ​The current third generation has made a … Read the full press release

Cut Machine Downtime and Costs With Tetra Pak’s New Conditioning Monitoring Service

HANNOVER, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak has launched a new Condition Monitoring service to help food and beverage manufacturers predict machine failures before they occur. This cuts machine downtime and costs related to maintenance or unexpected failures. A true game changer … Read the full press release

SCF Group Honored For the Seventh Year In A Row At Marine Money Awards

MOSCOW, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Marine Money, an international maritime finance publication, has awarded SCF Group in its annual industry awards for 2016: SCF’s USD 750 million 7-year bond offering has been named ‘Institutional Debt Deal of the Year 2016’. … Read the full press release

Seadrill Limited Signs Agreement With Archer As Part of Restructuring Plans

Hamilton, Bermuda, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Seadrill Limited (“Seadrill” or “the Company”), as part of its restructuring plans, has signed and closed an agreement with Archer and its lenders to extinguish approximately $253 million in financial guarantees provided by Seadrill … Read the full press release

Safran and Prodways Group to develop additive manufacturing (3D printing) materials and processes

PARIS, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran and Prodways Group announced today that they are teaming up to develop additive manufacturing (3D printing) materials and processes. As part of this collaboration, Safran Corporate Ventures is taking a stake in Prodways, one … Read the full press release

Arkia Israeli Airlines selects CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine to power four A321neo aircraft

Will take delivery beginning in 2018 Becomes CFM’s newest customer WEST CHESTER, Ohio, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkia Israeli Airlines (Arkia) has selected CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine to power four A321neo (new engine option) aircraft. The valArkia Israeli Airlines, CFM … Read the full press release

Safran Landing Systems’ wheels and carbon brakes for Canadian airline WestJet’s 737 MAX airplanes

Canadian airline WestJet has chosen wheels and carbon brakes from Safran Landing Systems to outfit its entire fleet of Boeing 737 MAX twinjets (65 aircraft currently on firm order). MRO Americas, Orlando, FL, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The wheels and … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp obtains Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for its endura Machine Room-Less (MRL) elevator

thyssenkrupp’s endura Machine Room Less elevator EPD is the first ever for an elevator with The International EPD System. The company plans other EPDs for its product portfolio. An EPD provides information about a product’s environmental impacts The small lifetime … Read the full press release

WindEurope calls on EU Member States to adopt European Commission’s new environmental standards proposal for coal and lignite plants

BRUSSELS, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 28 April the European Commission will seek the support of EU Member States for new environmental standards for large industrial plants including coal and lignite plants. EU Member States will meet in the Industrial Emissions … Read the full press release