Category Archives: Sweden

Press Releases & News from Sweden distributed via EuropaWire

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

Husqvarna Group Acquires HTC To Achieve Growth in the Construction Division

Husqvarna Group’s Construction Division has signed an agreement to acquire the Floor Grinding Solutions Division of HTC Group AB, the market leader in floor grinding solutions. STOCKHOLM, 08-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “We have previously communicated the ambition to grow our Construction … Read the full press release

New comprehensive monitoring and analytical system for fleet owners and drivers launched at the Mobile World Congress

Scania today (27 FEBRUARY 2017) at Mobile World Congress launches Scania One, which provides a single digital environment to a host of connected services for fleet owners and drivers. With one-quarter million connected Scania vehicles, Scania One provides coherent and … Read the full press release

Scania – Ericsson collaboration enhances wireless communication between heavy vehicles

Connectivity is an integral part of Scania’s customer offering since many years. As Scania now launches a new connectivity offering, the number of connected Scania vehicles has reached a quarter million. This amounts to two thirds of Scania’s 5-year rolling … Read the full press release

Loughborough University’s John Anderson awarded the King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Professorship in Environmental Science at Umeå University

LEICESTERSHIRE, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — John Anderson, Professor of Physical Geography at Loughborough University’s School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences has been awarded the King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Professorship in Environmental Science for the 2017/18 academic year at Umeå … Read the full press release

MTG extends long term content agreement with Disney; first-run Disney releases on Viasat Film and Viaplay in the Nordic region

STOCKHOLM, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG and The Walt Disney Company Nordic are reinforcing their agreement to provide a world class entertainment experience, by giving Viaplay and Viasat Film subscribers in the Nordic region early access to world leading content from … Read the full press release

EQT wins three awards in the Private Equity International Awards 2016 and one in the Private Debt Investor Awards 2016

STOCKHOLM, 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It is a pleasure to announce that EQT has won four industry awards: three in the Private Equity International Awards 2016 (PEI) – Large-cap firm of the year in Europe, Lender of the year in Europe … Read the full press release

Saab to support and maintain the Swedish Navy’s underwater weapon systems

STOCKHOLM, 28-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for product support and maintenance of the Swedish Navy’s underwater weapon systems. The contract enables FMV to place orders … Read the full press release

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) presented the 2017 Innovation Award for the Volvo Penta Joystick for Inboard

Volvo Penta wins 2017 Innovation Award for Joystick for Inboard at the Miami International Boat Show.  GOTHENBURG, 24-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) presented Volvo Penta with a 2017 Innovation Award for … Read the full press release

The Lancet Oncology publishes new hypotheses tested on rectal cancer patients

STOCKHOLM, 14-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study from Karolinska Institutet shows that short-course preoperative radiotherapy combined with delayed surgery reduces the adverse side-effects of rectal cancer surgery without compromising its efficacy. The results are presented in the journal The Lancet … Read the full press release

Uppsala and Umeå University releases findings on how organic matter plays a central role for mercury methylation

In a collaborative effort, researchers at Uppsala and Umeå University now show that the formation of methylmercury in sediment is controlled by the molecular composition of the organic matter. The study has been published in Nature Communications. Umeå, Sweden, 14-Feb-2017 … Read the full press release

Ericsson introduces its new Security Manager product to automate protection of assets across multiple ICT domains

Ericsson Security Manager enables security orchestration for all ICT domains A tool that automates security management according to policies – continuous monitoring of threats, vulnerabilities, risks and compliance with capability to do automated remediation Supports out-of-the-box security for telco cloud operations, … Read the full press release

Electrolux to acquire Anova, the U.S. based provider of Anova Precision Cooker

STOCKHOLM, 08-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux today announced it has agreed to acquire Anova, the U.S. based provider of the Anova Precision Cooker, an innovative connected device for sous vide cooking that enables restaurant-quality results in the home. The acquisition provides … Read the full press release

Telia Company acquires Fält Communications AB, a leading company in Nordic connected public transportation market

STOCKHOLM, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Telia Company accelerates its activities within the Smart Cities space by acquiring Fält Communications AB (Fältcom), a leading and well established company in the growing Nordic connected public transportation market. “Fältcom is a market leader in … Read the full press release

Telia merges its Lithuanian operations under one legal entity Telia Lietuva

STOCKHOLM, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 1, Telia Company’s Lithuanian operations Teo, Omnitel and Baltic Data Center will merge into one legal entity under the name Telia Lietuva. The change is a logical outcome of the integration process which started … Read the full press release