Category Archives: Sweden

Press Releases & News from Sweden distributed via EuropaWire

Niko Korte of SSAB Digital Business Development on the importance of digitalization

Digitalization is a buzzword that is hard to avoid these days. People talk about it as revolutionizing everyday life and business. But what does digitalization mean in practice in the steel industry? STOCKHOLM, 19-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Niko Korte, who took … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group to build its first solar power generating facility at its current injection molding site in Nashville, Arkansas

Husqvarna Group is building its first solar power generating facility at its current injection molding site in Nashville, Arkansas, USA. The new facility is expected to reduce the CO2  footprint by approximately 1,000 tons in the first year of operation and approximately … Read the full press release

Robert Ward appointed Business Unit President for Skanska Commercial Development USA

STOCKHOLM, 14-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Robert Ward has been appointed Business Unit President for Skanska Commercial Development USA. He will take on his new position effective July 13, 2017. Robert has worked for Skanska since 2002. He has been an … Read the full press release

Saab, Storuman Municipality to establish world’s first Remote Tower Centre for smaller regional airports

STOCKHOLM, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions AB and Storuman Municipality will today sign a letter of intent regarding the establishment of the world’s first Remote Tower Centre for smaller regional airports (AFIS).   The letter of intent … Read the full press release

Defence and security company Saab to present its Junuary – June 2017 interim report on Thursday July 20

STOCKHOLM, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab is pleased to invite press, investors and financial analysts to a press and analyst meeting where CEO Håkan Buskhe and CFO Magnus Örnberg present the Saab interim report for January – … Read the full press release

Sweden based mobility provider NEVS unveils In-Motion concept of the future urban mobility solutions at CES Asia 2017

At the technology show CES Asia in Shanghai, NEVS displays the new InMotion Concept for the very first time. This is not a normal car – it´s a vision on how we in the future can travel safe and efficiently … Read the full press release

Swedish NEVS at CES Asia: Our solution goes far beyond car ownership – we are rethinking mobility as a whole

In connection with the CES Asia in Shanghai, Swedish NEVS unveils a number of exciting news: For the first time, NEVS displays the InMotion Concept. This is a totally new way of showing flexible future urban mobility in a major … Read the full press release

Microsoft’s advanced Cloud technology to power NEVS’ mobility solutions globally

With the vision in shaping for a more sustainable future, Sweden based mobility provider NEVS participated in CES Asia 2017, unveiling In-Motion concept of the future urban mobility solutions. As an important step already now to achieve the vision, NEVS’ … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to supply a process solution for a soybean oil refining plant in Brazil

LUND, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply a process solution for a soybean oil refining plant in Brazil. The order has a … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to supply its PureBallast systems to two different shipowners

LUND, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval signs major frame agreements for ballast water treatment retrofits. In June, Alfa Laval signed frame agreements with two different shipowners for the supply of Alfa Laval PureBallast systems. The systems will be delivered during … 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

Melker Jernberg succeeds Martin Weissburg as President of Volvo Construction Equipment

Melker Jernberg has been appointed President of Volvo Construction Equipment and member of the Volvo Group Executive Board. GOTHENBURG, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Melker Jernberg was born in 1968 and is currently President and CEO of the Sweden-based powder metallurgy company … Read the full press release

Scania’s production unit in Zwolle will install the largest solar roof in the Netherlands

Zwolle production unit gets solar-powered roof equivalent to the size of nearly eight football pitches, bringing it nearer to the goal of being carbon neutral by 2020. Södertälje, Sweden, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania has taken its latest significant step in … Read the full press release

Airbus: First A321neo for Swedish charter airline Novair

Fleet renewal underway with best-in-class single aisle aircraft TOULOUSE, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish charter airline Novair, has taken delivery of its first A321neo on lease from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The A321neo will join Novair’s existing Airbus fleet of … Read the full press release

European Commission approves Swedish scheme to reduce the taxation of employee share options

BRUSSELS, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules a Swedish scheme to reduce the taxation of employee share options. The scheme will allow young and small innovative companies to recruit and retain employees without … Read the full press release

SSAB joins Women in Tech initiative to increase the number of women in SSAB’s top management

SSAB has joined the Women in Tech network, coordinated by Technology Industries of Finland. STOCKHOLM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “The Women in Tech initiative aims at increasing the number of women in the field of technology. Activities in the organization’s network … 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

Skanska signs with New York City Transit to renovate four subway stations

STOCKHOLM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with New York City Transit for the improvements at four subway stations along the Astoria Line in the Borough of Queens in New York City, USA. The contract is worth USD … Read the full press release

Skanska sold the office building Five in Prague, Czech Republic to a real estate fund

STOCKHOLM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold the office building Five in Prague, Czech Republic, to a real estate fund managed by TRIUVA Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft for EUR 50M, about SEK 480M. The transaction will be recorded by Skanska Commercial Development Europe … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group opens showroom for its entire product range in Malmö, Sweden

The lighting group’s first cross-brand showroom Products from the brands Thorn, acdc and Zumtobel are on display Concept for the brand environment developed in cooperation with Snøhetta Malmö, Sweden, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 13 June 2017 the Zumtobel Group … Read the full press release

KTH Professor of Experimental Oncology Cecilia Williams: beta receptor’s discovery changed our understanding of estrogen signaling

STOCKHOLM, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For nearly two decades researchers have sought a way to target an estrogen receptor in the hope they could improve breast cancer survival, but an article published today in Nature Communications contends that the effort … Read the full press release

Swedish author and artist Jonas Gardell is this year’s recipient of the KTH Stora Pris (Great Prize)

STOCKHOLM, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish author, playwright, comedian and artist Jonas Gardell was named as this year’s recipient of the KTH Stora Pris (Great Prize). Gardell has worked on behalf of the disenfranchised for many years and been recognized … Read the full press release

KTH ergonomic researchers offer free online risk management tool to reduce costs of occupational musculoskeletal disorders

STOCKHOLM, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Employers can reduce the costs of occupational musculoskeletal disorders by using a free online risk management tool created by ergonomic researchers at KTH. KTH lecturer Linda Rose says the tool enables assessment and management of ergonomic hazards … Read the full press release

EQT Mid Market: Australian-based I-MED Radiology Network announces two new acquisitions

STOCKHOLM, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Further growth in Australia has been on the I-MED agenda since EQT Mid Market entered as owner. Now, the company takes another big leap forward with two strategic acquisitions. Australian-based I-MED Radiology Network was formed … Read the full press release

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank loans EUR 36.5 million to Alma Property Partners for the acquisition of four office properties in Espoo

EUR 36.5 million acquisition and capex financing package Funding for the acquisition of four office properties located in the Keilaniemi office area in Espoo, Finland Munich/Stockholm, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank provided an acquisition and capex facility of … Read the full press release

Canadian Great Lakes Pilotages’ upgraded Great Lakes Pilot Management System is based on Saab’s KleinPilot

Trollhättan, Sweden, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Canadian Great Lakes Pilotage Authority and the Great Lakes Pilotage Division of the United States Coast Guard have opened the 2017 shipping season using their upgraded Great Lakes Pilot Management System based on the … Read the full press release

SEB’s funds removing companies that violate international standards

STOCKHOLM, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From June 12, all companies that violate international standards for the environment, corruption, human rights and labor law will be removed from SEB’s funds. “Earlier, we have excluded these companies in our sustainable and ethical funds, … Read the full press release

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will be in China on 26–28 June

STOCKHOLM, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will be in China on 26–28 June. He will be joined on the trip by several ministers and a business delegation with a focus on green innovation and sustainability. Mr Löfven will … Read the full press release

Vattenfall Partners with Accenture and Capgemini to Strengthen Efficiency

STOCKHOLM, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (2017-06-08), Vattenfall enters into strategic partnerships with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Capgemini (EURONEXT: CAP). The purpose is to get access to modern, automated and digitalized administrative systems and tools. As a result, a number of … Read the full press release

New Engines, Cabs, and Services by Scania

First G20 sleeper cab for long-distance trucks New-generation inline 9-litre engines Scania’s services are the key to customer profitability Södertälje, Sweden, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania is continuing with the major roll-out it began last year, with more and more services and … Read the full press release