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Open source digital platform to build digital twins of real ships

Rolls-Royce, The Norwegian University of Technology Science (NTNU), research organisation SINTEF Ocean, and classification society DNV GL have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the aim of creating an open source digital platform for use in the development of … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY to acquire pedestrian door distributor in Maryland and Virginia

STOCKHOLM, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has acquired Atlantic Door Control, a pedestrian door distributor in Maryland and Virginia. “I am very pleased that Atlantic Door Control is joining the ASSA ABLOY Group. I welcome this addition that further reinforces … Read the full press release

BASF to increase prices for all its Kaurit® and Kauramin® glues by €15 per metric ton in Europe

Ludwigshafen, Germany, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With immediate effect BASF increases prices for all its Kaurit® and Kauramin® glues by €15 per metric ton in Europe on top of fluctuations in raw material prices as of the month of July. The price increase … Read the full press release

BASF to build new world-scale plant for ibuprofen in Ludwigshafen, Germany

New world-scale ibuprofen production plant in Ludwigshafen Additional capacity expansion of ibuprofen plant in Bishop, Texas Strengthening position in the ibuprofen market  LUDWIGSHAFEN, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF plans to build a new world-scale plant to produce ibuprofen in Ludwigshafen, … Read the full press release

Flender GmbH will be the new name of Siemens Mechanical Drives unit (MD)

Transformation to a stand-alone company under the Siemens umbrella advancing on schedule Affiliation also visible in the name: Flender GmbH, a Siemens Company Important step in enhancing market lead Wholly-owned subsidiary of Siemens AG, headquartered in Bocholt MUNICH, 30-Jun-2017 — … Read the full press release

Cairn: EnQuest confirms first oil from the Kraken development was delivered

EDINBURGH, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The enclosed announcement has been reported by EnQuest PLC (70.5% Operator) with regards to the Kraken development in which Cairn has a 29.5% working interest. EnQuest announcement: EnQuest confirms that first oil from the Kraken development … Read the full press release

Eni: first LNG shipment from the Jangkrik field for the Indonesian domestic market

San Donato Milanese (Milan), 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni carried out today its first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced for the Indonesian domestic market by the Jangkrik field, which is located in Indonesia in deep water. The 22,500 m3 … Read the full press release

Stora Enso shuts down its paper machine 8 (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden

HELSINKI, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In February 2017, Stora Enso announced that it planned to permanently shut down paper machine 8 (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden due to structural weakening of magazine paper demand in Europe. Co-determination negotiations with employees … Read the full press release

Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company now owns less than 5% of Stora Enso’s shares

HELSINKI, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Stora Enso Oyj received on 21 June 2017 a notification under the Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which the holdings of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company in Stora Enso’s shares … Read the full press release

Veolia to design, fabricate, and commission major remote waste access and conditioning system at the Whiteshell Laboratories in Manitoba, Canada

Palo Alto, CA, U.S.A., 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Veolia announced that its Nuclear Solutions entity, through its subsidiary Kurion (Canada) Inc., has been selected to design, fabricate, and commission a major remote waste access and conditioning system at the Whiteshell Laboratories … Read the full press release

Alpiq and DSM started providing secondary balancing power to Swissgrid using virtual power plant

LAUSANNE, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After successfully passing the pre-qualification process, Alpiq and DSM Nutritional Products recently started providing secondary balancing power to the national grid operator Swissgrid using a virtual power plant. The system at the Lalden chemical plant is … Read the full press release

Cargotec’s Hiab a nominee in the prestigious 2017 German Brand Award competition

HELSINKI, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has been selected as a nominee in the prestigious 2017 German Brand Award competition. Hiab has entered this year’s competition in the Industry Excellence in Branding category, in the Logistics and … Read the full press release

Voith introduces new HiCon 2.0 technology to its InfiltraDiscfilter for improved efficiency in the stock preparation

Prevents vat thickening Minimizes maintenance and operating costs Up to 20 percent capacity increase and 50 percent less pump energy HEIDENHEIM, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the BlueLine stock preparation product portfolio, the InfiltraDiscfilter with new HiCon 2.0 technology from … Read the full press release

Guinea Gold Mine To Get A Power Plant Extension from Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä today announced it would supply a power plant extension to AngloGold Ashanti’s gold mine in Siguiri, Guinea. This turnkey project consists of three 20-cylinder Wärtsilä 32TS engines running on heavy fuel oil. … Read the full press release

Leica Geosystems unveils monitoring technology that provides visual information for site documentation, inspection and detection from remote access

HEERBRUGG, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, announced today Leica GeoMoS Imaging, a monitoring technology that provides visual information for site documentation, inspection and detection from remote access.  With GeoMoS Imaging, an image based extension to … Read the full press release

SGS: Hazardous Substance Control (HSC) workshops delivered to Lanier’s major fabric suppliers and production factories in China and Vietnam

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest Hazardous Substance Control (HSC) workshops were delivered to some of Lanier’s major fabric suppliers and production factories in China and Vietnam. From product compliance to chemical management, Lanier has partnered with SGS on various … Read the full press release

Fincantieri’s subsidiary Delfi to acquire stake in Italian defense company Isselnord

A specialized engineering hub dedicated to Defense is created in the area of La Spezia TRIESTE, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri, through its subsidiary company Delfi, signed an agreement for the acquisition of a stake in Isselnord, an Italian company operating … Read the full press release

NORMA Group receives Platinum Supplier Status 2016 for its site in St. Clair, Michigan by General Motors

St. Clair, USA/Maintal, Germany, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, has been issued Platinum Supplier Status 2016 for its site in St. Clair, Michigan, by General Motors’ business unit Customer Care and … Read the full press release

Julio Arce appointed member of Schindler Holding AG’s Group Executive Committee responsible for Field Quality and Excellence

EBIKON, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors has decided to appoint Julio Arce, currently CEO of Schindler Iberia, as a member of the Group Executive Committee responsible for Field Quality and Excellence. He will succeed Albert Haffert who, after … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial’s New Holland Agriculture takes over the direct distribution and support of its products in South Africa and neighbouring markets

TURIN, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 7th, New Holland Agriculture, a brand of CNH Industrial, announced at a press conference that is opening a new branch to distribute and support its products and services in South Africa and neighbouring markets. … Read the full press release

Laser Peening Metal Enhancement System Sold to ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg

Laser peening extends component service life through increased fatigue strength, improved damage tolerance, and enhanced corrosion cracking resistance. It has been widely adopted by combustion turbine manufacturers to prevent critical component failures. Dublin, Ohio, USA, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LSP … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Second Tissue Machine Supplied To Hebei Yihoucheng, China Starts Up Successfully

GRAZ, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the second tissue machine supplied to Hebei Yihoucheng, China. The PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine has a design speed of 1,650 m/min and a width of 2.85 m. The … Read the full press release

Construction Project for Power of Siberia To Complete 1100 kilometre pipeline by late 2017

MOSCOW, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Gazprom in Eastern Russia, Entry into Asia-Pacific Markets Press Conference was held in Moscow today in the lead-up to the annual General Shareholders Meeting. The Press Conference featured Vitaly Markelov and Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairmen of the Management Committee, Vyacheslav Mikhalenko and Sergey Prozorov, Members of the Management Committee and … Read the full press release

Synvina and “PEFerence” Partners To Establish Bio-Based Raw Materials Value Chain with EUR 25 Million Grant

European Joint Undertaking on Bio-Based Industries (BBI) awards consortium with 25 million Euro Synvina coordinates industry consortium “PEFerence” Grant for establishing a complete value chain for the use of bio-based furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) for PEF Synvina intends to build a … Read the full press release

BASF’s First Automotive Application Center For Asia Pacific To Open In China in 2018

Focus areas are automotive solutions for coatings, and process catalyst research and development €33.7 million center to be based at BASF Innovation Campus Asia Pacific (Shanghai), China Provides automotive manufacturers with access to advanced R&D facilities, including the 3-D robot … Read the full press release

STX introduces turnkey solutions to the offshore wind market

Saint Nazaire Cedex, 08-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With SeeOs, STX introduces turnkey solutions to the offshore wind market that will reduce energy costs by decreasing delivery time and saving CAPEX and OPEX costs. SeeOs is a scalable solution for offshore … Read the full press release

Wood Group to provide insulation installation services to the UK Royal Navy’s Astute class submarines

ABERDEEN, 08-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wood Group has been awarded a new industrial services contract by BAE Systems Submarines. Effective immediately, the two-year contract is to provide insulation installation services to the UK Royal Navy’s Astute class submarines based in Barrow-in-Furness, … Read the full press release

Vaisala and DryKeep partner to enhance the moisture monitoring capabilities of transformer dry-out system

Industrial measurement expert delivers its HUMICAP® MMT162 sensor to boost dry-out system’s ability to monitor transformer moisture levels VANTAA, 08-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vaisala, a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement, has announced it is working alongside DryKeep to enhance … Read the full press release

CLH Group oil products deliveries to the Spanish market exceeded 3.3 million cubic metres in May 2017

MADRID, 06-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deliveries of oil products from CLH Group facilities to the Spanish market during May exceeded 3.3 million cubic metres, 2.7% more than in the same period of the previous year after correction of the seasonal effect. … Read the full press release

FLSmidth to deliver complete cement production line to Arif Habib Group’s Power Cement Limited in Pakistan

FLSmidth to deliver a complete cement production line to Power Cement Limited in Pakistan COPENHAGEN, 02-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — FLSmidth has been awarded an order from Power Cement Limited, part of the Arif Habib Group in Pakistan, for engineering, procurement and … Read the full press release