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Industrial Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

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

Arkema: new specialty molecular sieve capacity at the Honfleur plant

COLOMBES, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thierry Le Hénaff, Arkema Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, inaugurates the new specialty molecular sieve capacity at the Honfleur plant today. This new plant will enable the Group to support its customers’ growth in the … Read the full press release

EBRD, PE firm Actera, Esas Holding acquire majority stake in Turkish producer of flexible packaging Korozo Ambalaj

New shareholders aim to develop business into a leading European player LONDON, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD, Actera – the leading private equity investor in Turkey – and Esas Holding – a venture capital firm established by the Sabanci family … Read the full press release

Thyssenkrupp’s MULTI Elevator’s ground-breaking technology and concept honored at the 2017 Edison Awards

thyssenkrupp receives Gold award for the MULTI elevator in the category Transportation and Logistics The world’s first rope-free elevator revolutionizes urban mobility by moving multiple elevator cars in a single shaft both vertically and horizontally ESSEN, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp … Read the full press release

New Integration of Leica iCON and Liebherr LIPOS Brings Access to Valuable Data

New integration brings direct access to valuable data Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, announced today its Leica iCON rig solution has been integrated into LIPOS® (Liebherr Positioning System) by Liebherr, one of the … Read the full press release

Predictive Maintenance, Reliability and Relevant Data in Real Time with Schindler’s New Digital Solution

Ebikon, Switzerland, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Predictive maintenance, reliability and relevant data in real time: At the Hanover Industrial Fair 2017, Schindler will present Schindler Ahead – a digital solution that benefits customers, facility managers and passengers (hall 12, booth D50/1). … Read the full press release

New MasterTop Flooring Series Launched on the European Market

Impact noise reduction up to 20 dB Combining design, silence and sustainable properties MANNHEIM, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the new MasterTop 1327 series BASF has launched two fully liquid-applied, sound deadening flooring system specifications which combine high walking comfort with … Read the full press release

Ship Management Activities to be handled by Leonhardt & Blumberg and Buss Shipping Merger

The Hamburg based Leonhardt & Blumberg Reederei GmbH & Co. KG and Buss Shipping GmbH & Co. KG are pleased to announce that they have agreed to merge their ship management activities. HAMBURG, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The joint managed fleet … Read the full press release

Audi to expand its portfolio with two new Q models: Audi Q8 and Audi Q4

Production of the Audi Q8 crossover SUV to start in Bratislava in 2018 Audi Q4 compact utility vehicle from Győr as of 2019 Board of Management Member for Production Prof. Dr. Hubert Waltl: “Increased competitiveness in the SUV segment” INGOLSTADT, 13-Apr-2017 — … Read the full press release

Siemens receives order from Stadtwerke Schwäbisch Hall for turnkey battery storage system

ERLANGEN, 13-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens has received an order from Stadtwerke Schwäbisch Hall GmbH, a public utility company, to deliver a turnkey battery storage system. The Siestorage system will have an output of 1 megawatt at a capacity of … Read the full press release

Siemens extends its power supply portfolio with 4th generation of Logo!Power series

New Logo!Power series in reduced width of 18 mm to 72 mm Scope for flexible installation using DIN rail or direct mounting Efficiency of up to 90% and no-load losses below 0.3 watts (W) Current monitor for real-time measurement of … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to provide ship owners and operators assistance concerning Ballast Water Management Systems

HELSINKI, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is in the process of signing agreements with a number of major shipyards, the latest being Keppel Shipyard Ltd (KSL) of Singapore. The agreements are intended to establish cooperation and communication between … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak’s full range of E3 machines based on eBeam technology now ready for customer rollout

LAUSANNE, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak has announced that the full range of Tetra Pak® E3 machines, which is based on the revolutionary eBeam technology, is now ready for customer rollout. This means that customers can now produce all … Read the full press release

French President François Hollande visits the bus and coach manufacturing facility of IVECO BUS in Annonay

Today (April 7, 2017), the President of the French Republic, François Hollande, visited the IVECO BUS plant in Annonay, France. He was welcomed by Pierre Lahutte, IVECO Brand President and a member of the CNH Industrial Group Executive Council LONDON, … Read the full press release

IVECO Madrid site earns Gold status in the World Class Manufacturing program; becomes CNH Industrial’s highest ranking facility

LONDON, 10-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) announces that the IVECO commercial vehicles manufacturing facility in Madrid, Spain has become the Company’s first site to achieve Gold status in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program. With … Read the full press release

KfW funds construction of the largest solar power complex in the world

Breaking ground for the fourth solar power plant in Ouarzazate NOORo I – IV becomes the largest solar power complex in the world Electricity for 1.3 million people Frankfurt am Main, 07-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the presence of the Moroccan … Read the full press release

Joint design programme to explore suitability of technologies for very large ore carrier announced

Woodside Energy Ltd., Anangel Maritime Services Inc., Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., General Electric Company and Lloyd’s Register set out their intention to commence work on a joint project with an announcement at Gastech 2017.  LONDON, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval receives major order for exhaust gas cleaning systems

LUND, 05-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply several Alfa Laval PureSOx exhaust gas cleaning systems. The order was booked late March in … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval receives order to supply Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to a refinery in West Africa

LUND, 05-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to a refinery in West Africa. The order, booked in … Read the full press release

Outokumpu invests to expand capacity in the area of coil-to-bar peeling

HELSINKI, 03-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Outokumpu announces enhancement of stainless bar production in its facilities in in Richburg, South Carolina, USA. New capabilities include a new coil-to-bar line to cover bar sizes from 0.600” to 1.250” inches and full reinforcement bar … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ SEPARATION launches “air-over-oil” filter presses that require no power connection

GRAZ, 03-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ SEPARATION, part of international technology group ANDRITZ, has developed a new, innovative product series of filter presses. The SP series is a so-called “air-over-oil” filter press driven exclusively by compressed air – a power … Read the full press release

Hiab receives additional order from Scania Finland for the Finnish Defence Forces’ equipment renewal programme

HELSINKI, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has won a major additional order from Scania Finland to supply 69 MULTILIFT XR21Z hooklifts and 7 HIAB X188 cranes to the Finnish Defence Forces. The value of the order is  around … Read the full press release

Kalmar receives repeat order for nine electric straddle carriers from MSC PSA European Terminal

HELSINKI, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is pleased to continue its long-standing relationship with MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) with a repeat order for nine electric straddle carriers. The order was booked in Cargotec’s Q1 2017 intake, … Read the full press release

Magneti Marelli Motherson opens new manufacturing plant for automotive lights and air intake systems in India

Corbetta, Italy, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Magneti Marelli Motherson (MMM) inaugurated its new plant at Bawal in Haryana, which will manufacture automotive lights and air intake systems. MMM, an equal joint venture between Magneti Marelli, Italy and Samvardhana Motherson Group India … Read the full press release

MAN Truck & Bus operates new assembly line for axle production at its Salzgitter plant

30 years of axle production at the Salzgitter plant | 200 new jobs and investments of €30 million | Production of MAN and Scania axles on a single assembly line MUNICH, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MAN Truck & Bus has … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel and Maersk Line to jointly elevate sustainability in the maritime industry

AMSTERDAM, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel and leading global container shipping company Maersk Line have signed a strategic sustainability partnership to reduce carbon emissions per container shipped by 10%. The aim of the partnership – which reflects the mutual ambition of … Read the full press release

Škoda Transportation further invests into its ancillary plants to meet demands on efficient and environmentally-sound production

Škoda Transportation has invested around 80 million Czech crowns in the ancillary plants at Škoda factory premises in Plzeň. The investment was mainly aiming at increasing production capacities and boosting efficiency in the production of new trams, locomotives and trains. Opening … Read the full press release

Iberdrola strengthens its role as Mexico’s foremost private power company

The planned investment for this power plant is around US$400 million Iberdrola awarded construction and operation of 766-MW combined-cycle power station in the state of Sinaloa, Mexico The new Topolobampo III power plant, to be located close to the town … Read the full press release