Category Archives: Switzerland

Press Releases & News from Switzerland distributed via EuropaWire

ABB introduces next-generation medium-voltage UPS for mission critical facilities including data centers

ZURICH, 28-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB’s PCS120 MV UPS was introduced to the market in London, at Data Centre World, and in Houston, Texas, at ABB’s largest customer event, ABB Customer World. ABB’s PCS120 MV UPS is a next-generation medium-voltage uninterruptible … Read the full press release

Coverage of World Economic Forum Now Open for Media Accreditation

The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa will take place at the Dead Sea, Jordan, on 19-21 May 2017 with the full support and participation of Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics and iFLYTEK Collaborate for Chinese Voice-Recognition Cloud Services

Solution powered by ST’s SensorTile multi-sensor module accelerates Smart-Home and IoT innovation On display at electronica China 2017 Shanghai, China, 17-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) , a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media secured Lucerne Tourism and TITLIS Cableways as Main Sponsors of the 2017 and 2018 World Curling Championships

Lucerne Tourism and TITLIS Cableways sign as Main Sponsors of the 2017 and 2018 World Curling Championships Zug, Switzerland, 14-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company, has secured Lucerne Tourism and TITLIS Cableways as Main Sponsors … Read the full press release

Women’s European Handball Federation score strong media performance in latest TV survey

Latest TV figures from Women’s EHF EURO 2016 in Sweden confirm record-breaking year for the European Handball Federation’s flagship national team events ZUG, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Handball Federation and its exclusive media and marketing partner for EHF … Read the full press release

Audi shows off 6 new models at the Geneva International Motor Show

Audi Q8 sport concept: dynamic looks and innovative drive system Sporty top models: RS 5 Coupé, RS 3 Sportback and SQ5 TFSI Audi A5 Sportback g-tron: climate-friendly with no compromises Ingolstadt/Genf, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi is presenting six new … Read the full press release

HD+ TVkey now commercially available in Germany

German satellite operator HD+ deploys next generation direct-to-TV solution TVkey TVkey allows consumers to access high quality programming including 4K and HDR directly on newer model Samsung TVs without a set-top box Direct-to-TV solution meets stringent Hollywood requirements for premium … Read the full press release

Mercedes-AMG Presents Hybrid Show Car in its 50th Anniversary

Geneva/Affalterbach, 09-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of its 50th anniversary Mercedes-AMG is this year celebrating not only the successful past and present; above all it is looking forward. With the show car Mercedes-AMG GT Concept the sports car and performance brand … Read the full press release

Meet Mercedes: The Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet Makes Its Advance Premiere in Geneva

Mercedes-Benz E 300 Coupé + E 400 4MATIC Cabriolet: Fuel consumption combined: 8.3 – 6.4 l/100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 187 – 147 g/km GENEVA, 08-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The motto was “Meet Mercedes”: Journalists already had the opportunity to … Read the full press release

Ricoh continues to build on its decades-long legacy as it grows its inkjet portfolio

Ricoh hits new highs around the world; showcased at Hunkeler innovationdays 2017 LONDON, 08-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh presented its inkjet technologies at Hunkeler innovationdays 2017. The global technology company continues to expand its impressive portfolio and build on its … Read the full press release

Digitalisation to power Alpiq growth in coming years

Digitalisation and smart networking of decentralised flexible energy systems, smart buildings and e-mobility, industrial plant engineering and the dismantling of nuclear power plants are growth areas that Alpiq has already managed to successfully position itself in. Alpiq systematically focuses its … Read the full press release

INEOS Oxide increases its global market presence in oxo alcohols, aldehydes & derivatives with acquisition of Arkema’s Oxo alcohol business

ROLLE, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — INEOS Oxide today announced that, following clearance by the European Commission, it has completed the acquisition of Arkema’s Oxo alcohol business, which included the acquisition of Arkema’s stake in Oxochimie, the Joint Venture at Lavéra between … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak broadens its cheese technology portfolio with the acquisition of Johnson Industries International

LAUSANNE, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak has acquired Johnson Industries International, a company specialising in the design, development and manufacture of equipment and lines to produce mozzarella cheese. The ​company also manufactures a range of cheese cutting, shredding and brining … Read the full press release

Leica Ready machine control kits now be offered on G-series motor graders by John Deere

New collaboration brings increased efficiency to heavy construction industry HEERBRUGG, 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, announced today its Leica Ready machine control kits will now be offered on G-series motor graders by John Deere, a … Read the full press release

SGS to exhibit at the Offshore Mediterranean Conference and Exhibition in Ravenna, Italy

SGS will Exhibit at the Offshore Mediterranean Conference and Exhibition (OMC) from March 29 to 31, 2017. GENEVA, 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — OMC is an important conference and international exhibition for companies operating in the oil and gas and global energy … Read the full press release

Switzerland to help populations facing starvation, especially in South Sudan

BERN, 24-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Switzerland has pledged to take direct action to help populations facing starvation, especially in South Sudan. The decision follows a call issued by the United Nations Secretary-General on 22 February 2017. Swiss Humanitarian Aid, a … Read the full press release

World’s first micro-speaker technology to be shown at the Mobile World Congress, Barcelona

Miniaturized thin-film piezo-electric-MEMS actuators offer better sound, efficiency Geneva, Switzerland, and Graz, Austria, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) , a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and USound GmbH, an innovative and fast-growing audio … Read the full press release

Bayer Science & Education Foundation awards €30,000 to Basel University Hospital neurologist

Dr. David Seiffge Doctor at Basel University Hospital honored for clinical work on management of non-vitamin K dependent oral anticoagulants in acute stroke patients LEVERKUSEN, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The third winner of the Bayer Thrombosis Research Award has been chosen. … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak to build new closures production plant at its Rayong site in Thailand

LAUSANNE, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak is to build a new plant at its Rayong site in Thailand, dedicated to producing closures for carton packaging.​​​ The €24 million investment, which will create around 60 jobs when it opens early in … Read the full press release

Der ehemalige Banker Mike Baur verrät sein Erfolgsrezept für die Schweizer Wirtschaft

ZURICH, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mike Baur machte sich im Schweizer Bankensektor einen Namen, als er 2008 ein wichtiger Akteur bei der Privatbank Clariden Leu wurde. Er fand sich in seiner Position gut zurecht und beriet schon mit Anfang zwanzig die … Read the full press release

Swiss National Bank announces renowned economist John B. Taylor as speaker for its Karl Brunner Distinguished Lecture Series

ZURICH, 16-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For the second lecture in its Karl Brunner Distinguished Lecture Series, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) has named the renowned economist John B. Taylor, Professor of Economics at Stanford University, California, as this year’s speaker. The … Read the full press release

Indian pay-TV operator selects technology from Conax and Corpus to drive expansion in the triple-play arena

Triple Play’s new offering targets cable and internet subscriber base with combined triple-play services, TV everywhere and a compelling new user experience Solution leverages Conax’ Contego-as-a-Service (CaaS) cloud-based security platform featuring comprehensive multi-DRM protection and pre-integrated with Corpus middleware. DELHI, … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel introduces one-stop-shop contract packaging solution

SCHINDELLEGI, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the global contract packaging market growing at more than 12 per cent annually, Kuehne + Nagel has developed an innovative one-stop-shop contract packaging solution combining enhanced capabilities and additional services. KN Packaging aims at meeting … Read the full press release

Pöyry’s ‘Allmendli’ indoor swimming pool awarded ‘2016 Building of the Year’ by ‘Swiss Architects’

The stunning new ‘Allmendli’ indoor swimming pool, which is situated in Erlenbach on Lake Zurich’s gold coast, Switzerland, has been awarded ‘2016 Building of the Year’ by ‘Swiss Architects’ – one of the best-known internet platforms in the architectural sector. … Read the full press release

La Morella Nuts to launch organic and sustainable nuts in Cologne trade fair

New range of organic Mediterranean nuts that burst with authentic flavors and come in a diverse range of applications At ISM, la Morella Nuts announces the development of its sustainable nuts program to guarantee a future for the profession and … Read the full press release

No need for preservatives with the new chocolate and fruit fillings from Barry Callebaut

New fillings offer multisensory experiences boosting the taste of pralines, tablets and biscuits Fillings made without added vegetable fats or preservatives Chocolate fillings are solely made with Swiss chocolate ZURICH, 07-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On the occasion of the ISM … Read the full press release

Landis+Gyr’s Network Node radio integrates into Sentient Energy’s S610 Line Sensor increasing the transmission range of grid sensors

Next gen radio delivers more transmit power, advanced security and communication options Atlanta, GA and Burlingame, CA, U.S.A., 06-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Landis+Gyr and Sentient Energy announced the integration of Landis+Gyr’s Network Node radio into the S610 Line Sensor developed by … Read the full press release

Infront Netherlands announces departure of Managing Director Barbara Peeters

Zug, Switzerland, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Barbara Peeters, Managing Director of Infront Netherlands, has decided to leave the international sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company, mid-March 2017. She will join World Tour Cycling Team Sunweb … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak’s climate impact reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets (SBT) initiative

First in food packaging industry to receive SBT approval​ Tetra Pak today pledged that by 2030, the greenhouse gas emissions from its own operations will be at least 40% lower than in 2015. LAUSANNE, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Working with the … Read the full press release

Additional state-of-the-art instruments installed in SGS Fairfield, New Jersey lab; hiring underway for additional analysts

GENEVA, 31-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, a leading bio/pharmaceutical, analytical and bioanalytical contract solutions provider, today announced that it has made additional investments at its laboratory in Fairfield, New Jersey, to increase services and capacity in support of extractables and leachables … Read the full press release