Category Archives: Sweden

Press Releases & News from Sweden distributed via EuropaWire

MTG wins exclusive Finnish media rights to the UEFA European 2020 and FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers

STOCKHOLM, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has won the exclusive Finnish media rights to the UEFA European Qualifiers 2020 and the qualifying tournament for the FIFA World Cup 2022, along with the rights to UEFA’s new European competition, the UEFA … Read the full press release

MTG to share IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship exclusive Swedish media rights with SVT

STOCKHOLM, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG and SVT today announced an agreement to share the exclusive Swedish media rights to the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship between 2018 and 2023 – meaning the tournament will return to MTG’s TV3 and … Read the full press release

Triton: Ovako launched digital tool that identifies the right machine settings based on steel properties and cutting tools

STOCKHOLM, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ovako, a Triton Fund III company, has launched the M-Steel Calculator, a digital tool based on the company’s Steel Navigator platform. It guides customers in identifying the right machine settings based on steel properties and cutting … Read the full press release

EQT Expansion Capital II Limited sells its entire investment in Roeser Group to Sana Kliniken AG

EQT Expansion Capital II to sell its entire investment in Roeser, a leading German manufacturer-independent distributor of medical supplies, to Sana Kliniken AG During EQT Expansion Capital II’s ownership period, Roeser has gone through two successful add-on acquisitions, a strengthening … Read the full press release

Outokumpu to provide Forta super duplex stainless steel for prototype vessel made by Swedish Steel Yachts AB

HELSINKI, 15-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Outokumpu provided Forta super duplex stainless steel for a prototype of an offshore patrol vessel made by Swedish ship maker Swedish Steel Yachts AB (SSY). Outokumpu supplied mirror-polished plates in different dimensions for the vessel, which … Read the full press release

Volvo Group will host its inaugural Innovation Summit in London on May 16, 2017

GOTHENBURG, 10-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With a focus on ‘Smart cities – infrastructure and transport of the future’, Volvo Group will host its inaugural Innovation Summit in London on May 16, 2017. Moderated by Richard Westcott, the BBC’s transport correspondent, the … Read the full press release

Ericsson expands its treasury stock for the Long-Term Variable Compensation Program (LTV) 2017 for Ericsson’s executive team

STOCKHOLM, 05-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the resolution by the Annual General Meeting 2017, Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) expands its treasury stock in order to provide shares for the Long-Term Variable Compensation Program (LTV) 2017 for Ericsson’s executive team. The Board … Read the full press release

Wabash National of USA one of four finalists for this year’s Steel Prize

Wabash National has been named a finalist for the Swedish Steel Prize 2017 for developing the RIG-16, a lightweight and innovative Rear Underride Guard System for trucks that goes above and beyond highway safety standards.  STOCKHOLM, 05-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The … 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

China Mobile, ARM, Cavium and Enea to collaborate in the China Mobile Open NFV Testlab

Close collaboration enabling NFV infrastructure and key VNFs on Enea’s OPNFV-based NFV platform and Cavium’s ThunderX® workload-optimized ARM® 64-bit processor-based COTS Server Platforms STOCKHOLM, Sweden, and SAN JOSÉ, USA, 04-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — China Mobile, ARM, Cavium and Enea® (NASDAQ OMX … Read the full press release

Hexagon Strengthens Ability With Acquisition of MSC Software

STOCKHOLM, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, today announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition of MSC Software (“MSC”), a US-based leading … Read the full press release

MTG Sells 50% Of Their Shareholding in FTV Prima Holding to Denemo Media

STOCKHOLM, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has completed the sale of its 50% shareholding in FTV Prima Holding to Denemo Media for a total cash consideration of EUR 116 million (approximately SEK 1,110 million). Previously announced sale of Czech TV holding … Read the full press release

Stadler to build 22 customised electrical multiple units (EMU) for Stockholm Transport (SL)

Bussnang, Switzerland 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler won out against the competition to build 22 customised electrical multiple units (EMU) for Stockholm Transport (SL). The total contract volume amounts to approximately CHF 232 million. The EMU will be used on the Roslagsbanan … Read the full press release

Swedish mobile telecommunications sector probed for breaching EU antitrust rules

BRUSSELS, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission can confirm that on 25 April 2017 its officials carried out unannounced inspections at the premises of companies active in the mobile telecommunications sector in Sweden. The Commission has concerns that Swedish … Read the full press release

Boliden Rönnskär Appoints New General Manager

STOCKHOLM, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Monica Quinteiro has been appointed as the new General Manager of Boliden Rönnskär. Monica joins Boliden from a position as General Manager at LKAB in Svappavaara and will take up her new position on 21 August … Read the full press release

Skanska Gets Additional Project in New York With Existing Client The Durst Organization

STOCKHOLM, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has booked an additional order for its existing contract with The Durst Organization to renovate 1155 Avenue of the Americas, a high-rise building located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, USA. Skanska will … Read the full press release

Skanska Invests in New Office Project in Houston

STOCKHOLM, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska is investing USD 360M, about SEK 3.2 billion, in an office project in Houston, USA. The construction contract is worth USD 151M, about SEK 1.3 billion, which will be included in the U.S. order … Read the full press release

Skanska Signs Contract with University of Virginia Health System To Renovate and Expand Hospital

STOCKHOLM, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with existing client University of Virginia Health System to renovate and expand the current University Hospital in Virginia, USA. The contract is worth USD 45M, about SEK 400M, which will be … Read the full press release

Security Today recognised Axis Communications with Gold Govies Government Security Award for 2017

The AXIS Q8631-E PT Thermal Network Camera took home a gold win in the Video Surveillance Cameras IP category of the 2017 Security Today Govies Government Security Awards. Chelmsford, Mass. U.S.A., 10-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Axis Communications, the global leader in … Read the full press release

Saab presented Gripen NG Programme development at LAAD International Defence & Security Exhibition

STOCKHOLM, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab today at LAAD International Defence & Security Exhibition presented the latest developments in its Gripen NG Programme for Brazil. The new developments included an announcement on the first aircraft for the … Read the full press release

Saab to deploy its Integrated Air Traffic Control Suite at Singapore Changi Airport

STOCKHOLM, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has been selected by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) to deploy its Advanced – Surface Movement Guidance & Control System (A-SMGCS) and latest generation Multilateration System at Singapore … Read the full press release

Saab to supply static and mobile camouflage systems to Danish and Norwegian armed forces

STOCKHOLM, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has, under a joint procurement process with Denmark and Norway, signed framework agreements with the respective countries for the supply of static and mobile camouflage systems to their armed forces. 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

Ericsson announces simplified organizational structure and appointments to Executive Team

Simplified organizational structure and appointments to Executive Team will help drive execution of company strategy New Business Areas, Market Areas and Executive Team effective April 1, 2017 STOCKHOLM, 28-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In line with the business strategy announced today, Ericsson … Read the full press release

Umeå University to gather hundreds of world-leading researchers for the largest research conference on the future of the Arctic

Temperatures are rising, and life on earth changes. The fastest change takes place in the North, in the Arctic. That is a fact. But what societal challenges await? Will the Arctic still be habitable for humans? Is this a new … Read the full press release

KTH Royal Institute of Technology developed bacteria-trapping material from wood as water purification filter

STOCKHOLM, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — What can the forests of Scandinavia possibly offer to migrants in faraway refugee camps? Clean water may be one thing. A bacteria-trapping material developed from wood by researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is now … Read the full press release

Volvo Group Signs New Two-Year Agreement With Leading Lyon Business School

The Volvo Group is extending its relations with emlyon business school, which becomes a preferred partner for the development of innovative training and learning methods. GOTHENBURG, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of its global partnership program with further education – … Read the full press release

Preem Collaborates with Vattenfall on Large-scale Biofuel Project

STOCKHOLM, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Preem and Vattenfall have concluded an agreement to investigate the potential of using climate-smart hydrogen gas in the large scale production of biofuel for the Swedish market. Preem’s objective is to produce three million cubic … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and BMW Group Sign Contract to Supply Batteries for Storage Project

BMW i3-batteries for storage projects in Vattenfall wind farms STOCKHOLM, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and the BMW Group have signed a contract for the delivery of up to 1,000 lithium-ion batteries this year. The batteries with a capacity of 33 … Read the full press release