Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients Launches Online Training Series ‘The Secret Heroes of Personal Care’

(IN BRIEF) Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients, a leading provider of cosmetic ingredients, has introduced an online training series called “The Secret Heroes of Personal Care.” Available on YouTube, this series aims to provide in-depth insights into the science of product protection … Read the full press release

Maersk Launches Technology-Driven Warehousing & Distribution Facility in Douala, Cameroon

(IN BRIEF) A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) has inaugurated a modern Warehousing & Distribution (W&D) facility in Douala, Cameroon, to meet the increasing demand for goods, especially in the FMCG sector, driven by the expansion of the middle-class population in … Read the full press release

MSC Group Orders Two Hydrogen-Powered Luxury Ships as Part of €3.5 Billion Investment

(IN BRIEF) The Cruise Division of MSC Group has confirmed orders for two hydrogen-powered luxury vessels for its brand Explora Journeys. The €3.5 billion investment will also explore additional environmental technologies, such as alternative fuels like bio and synthetic gas, … Read the full press release

ITC Deploys Traffic Management Solution in Peachtree Corners, Launches into United States Market

FULLY AGNOSTIC SOLUTION CONNECTS TO EXISTING TRAFFIC INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ADAPTIVE CONTROL OF TRAFFIC SIGNAL TIMING (IN BRIEF) Peachtree Corners, a smart city in the USA, has partnered with ITC Intelligent Traffic Control Ltd (ITC) to deploy an innovative traffic management … Read the full press release

Infineon Takes Lead in European Research Project to Develop Sustainable Electronics

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG has assumed the role of head and coordinator for the European research project EECONE (European ECOsystem for greeN Electronics), aimed at enhancing the sustainability of electronics in Europe. EECONE, supported by the European Union, brings … Read the full press release

Empa Develops Virtual Reality Tool for Simulating and Studying Railroad Noise

(IN BRIEF) Researchers at Empa, a Swiss research institute, have developed a virtual reality simulation tool for studying and simulating various types of railroad noise. The tool, created as part of the EU project SILVARSTAR, enables users to experience and … Read the full press release

Danmarks Nationalbank Joins Eurex’s Cleared Repo Markets

(IN BRIEF) Danmarks Nationalbank, the central bank of Denmark, has become the second central bank outside the euro area to actively trade and centrally clear repo transactions at Eurex. Eurex’s cleared repo markets, which currently have over 160 registered participants, … Read the full press release

ABB to Deliver Power Distribution System for Samskip’s Hydrogen-Powered Container Ships

(IN BRIEF) ABB has secured an order to provide a comprehensive power distribution system for two new short-sea container ships being built for Samskip Group, a global logistics company based in Rotterdam. These vessels will be among the world’s first … Read the full press release

SIX Appoints Bjørn Sibbern as Global Head of Exchanges and Executive Board Member

(IN BRIEF) Bjørn Sibbern, currently the Executive Vice President and President of European Markets at Nasdaq, has been appointed as the Global Head of Exchanges and a Member of the Executive Board of SIX. He will assume this position on … Read the full press release

Hexagon Launches HxGN Mould & Die Suite for Enhanced Mould and Die Manufacturing Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has introduced the HxGN Mould & Die suite, comprising dedicated CAD/CAM, engineering, and automation tools to empower mould and die manufacturers. The suite targets operational excellence in designing and producing plastic injection moulds, progressive … Read the full press release

Hexagon’s Asset Lifecycle Intelligence Division Honored as Employer of Choice in Australian Business Awards 2023

(IN BRIEF) Hexagon’s Asset Lifecycle Intelligence division has received the prestigious Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice (EOC) for the fifth consecutive year. This award recognizes organizations that excel in creating workplaces that maximize workforce potential through effective employee … Read the full press release

Henkel Adhesive Technologies Implements Sustainable Portfolio Assessment Methodology

(IN BRIEF) Henkel Adhesive Technologies, a global leader in adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings, has introduced an audited methodology for assessing the sustainability performance of its product portfolio. The assessment methodology, developed to align with Henkel’s Sustainability Ambition 2030, evaluates … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Receives Multi-Million Euro Orders for Coolant Control Valves in Fuel Cell-Powered Trucks

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall AG, a technology enterprise, has secured significant orders in the mid-two-digit million-euro range from a major international truckmaker for coolant control valves to be used in fuel cell-powered trucks. The orders include electronic thermostatic valves and coolant … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom to Supply GNSS-Based Tolling Solution to Danish EETS Provider Brobizz

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom (KTC), a global transport solutions provider, has secured a significant contract with Danish EETS toll service provider Brobizz. Under the agreement, Kapsch will provide its advanced GNSS-based tolling solution, featuring TÜV-certified On-Board Units (OBUs) and satellite … Read the full press release

Bosch and Palas Collaborate to Enhance Air Quality Monitoring with Comprehensive Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Bosch and Palas GmbH, a measuring technology specialist, have formed a strategic partnership to improve air quality monitoring. Palas will provide expertise in measuring various gases and airborne particles, incorporating Bosch’s Environmental Connected Box (ECoB) measurement device into … Read the full press release

DHL Supply Chain Invests €80 Million in Cork Biomethane Facility for Carbon-Neutral Trucks

(IN BRIEF) DHL Supply Chain has unveiled an €80 million investment plan to operate biomethane-fueled trucks, partnering with Stream BioEnergy to establish a dedicated biomethane production facility in Cork. Biomethane is a renewable gas with the potential for carbon neutrality. … Read the full press release

BASF Launches ‘MyCarbonFootprint’ App to Enhance Sustainability Insights for Customers

(IN BRIEF) BASF has unveiled a new digital application called “MyCarbonFootprint” aimed at providing customers with an improved understanding of the sustainability status of their product portfolio purchased from BASF. This application helps customers identify BASF solutions that align with … Read the full press release

Škoda Auto Celebrates Milestone of Three Million SUVs Produced

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto is commemorating a significant achievement as it rolls out its three-millionth SUV, a black Škoda Kodiaq Sportline, at the Kvasiny plant in Roasio, Vercelli, Italy. The production milestone underscores Škoda’s substantial growth in the SUV segment … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Supports Albis in Advancing Nonwoven Innovation for Hygiene and Medical Applications

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully commenced operations of a new carding machine and opening/blending line at Albis in Roasio, Vercelli, Italy. This investment marks a significant milestone for Albis in meeting evolving demands and producing innovative nonwoven … Read the full press release

Vattenfall Advances Seabird Tracking with AI Technology at Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm

(IN BRIEF) Vattenfall has initiated a groundbreaking trial at the Aberdeen Bay Offshore Wind Farm, employing artificial intelligence (AI) technology to track seabird movements. Developed by Norwegian Spoor, this AI technology precisely monitors the 3D flight paths of birds near … Read the full press release

Lenzing Achieves EU Ecolabel Certification for Indonesian Fibers, Reinforces Commitment to Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) The Lenzing Group, a leading provider of specialty cellulose fibers for textiles and nonwoven industries, has attained certification from the prestigious EU Ecolabel for its fibers produced at the Indonesian facility in Purwakarta (PT. South Pacific Viscose). This … Read the full press release

EIF Invests €40 Million in Blume Equity to Boost European Climate Tech Startups

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) is injecting €40 million into Blume Equity, a leading European climate tech growth fund, with support from the InvestEU program. This investment, one of EIF’s largest in a first-time growth-stage fund, aims to … Read the full press release

EIB President Werner Hoyer Urges Equitable Climate Action at UNGA

(IN BRIEF) At the 78th General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA), EIB President Werner Hoyer emphasized the importance of ambitious climate action and global development partnerships. Speaking at the Climate Ambition Summit, President Hoyer highlighted the economic potential of … Read the full press release

New Names Revealed for Vestide/Woonbedrijf’s Student Housing Buildings on TU/e Campus

(IN BRIEF) The names of three new student housing buildings, comprising a total of 735 units on the TU/e campus, have been unveiled by Roy Beijnsberger, General Director/Board Member of Woonbedrijf, and Robert-Jan Smits, President of the TU/e Executive Board. … Read the full press release

Philips Recognized as One of the World’s Most Trustworthy Companies in International Analysis

(IN BRIEF) Philips has earned recognition as one of the world’s most trustworthy companies in an international analysis conducted by Statista in collaboration with Newsweek. The analysis considered the perspectives of customers, investors, and employees. In the survey, over 70,000 … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group to Showcase Innovative and Sustainable Lighting Solutions at Light + Building 2024

(IN BRIEF) The Zumtobel Group, comprising the brands Thorn, Tridonic, and Zumtobel, will participate in Light + Building 2024, the world’s leading trade fair for light and building technology. The event is scheduled to take place from March 3 to … Read the full press release

Merck Forms AI-Driven Drug Discovery Collaborations with BenevolentAI and Exscientia

(IN BRIEF) Merck, a prominent science and technology company, has announced strategic drug discovery collaborations with AI technology firms BenevolentAI and Exscientia. These partnerships aim to leverage AI-driven design and discovery capabilities to advance research efforts in key therapeutic areas, … Read the full press release

CTP Reveals Growth Ambitions and Positive Lease Signings in 2023

(IN BRIEF) CTP N.V., Europe’s largest listed owner, developer, and manager of logistics and industrial real estate, hosted its 2023 Capital Markets Day in Brno, Czech Republic, followed by asset tours in multiple countries. During the event, the company highlighted … Read the full press release

Experian Integrates IntoZetta’s Data Governance Capabilities with Aperture Data Studio

(IN BRIEF) Experian has announced the integration of IntoZetta’s data governance capabilities into its Aperture Data Studio, a leading data quality platform. This combination aims to provide clients with enhanced tools to discover, track, and manage their data while ensuring … Read the full press release

Škoda’s Pay to Park Service Wins Car Connectivity Award for Price/Performance Ratio

(IN BRIEF) Škoda’s Pay to Park service, developed by Škoda X, the brand’s center for digital services, has been honored with a Car Connectivity Award in the ‘price/performance stars’ category. In a reader poll organized by the German trade magazine … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom Begins Production of Advanced Synthetic Filter Media in South Korea

(IN BRIEF) Ahlstrom has initiated the production of new synthetic filter media at its Huyn-Poong plant in South Korea, marking its first commercial orders for these materials. The newly produced filter media, which are calendered and embossed, offer extended filter … Read the full press release

Pearson Names Omar Abbosh as CEO, Succeeding Retiring Andy Bird

(IN BRIEF) Pearson plc’s Board has appointed Omar Abbosh as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, effective in early 2024. Abbosh, an accomplished global leader with over three decades of experience in enterprise technology and a successful … Read the full press release

Landis+Gyr Collaborates with Atlante to Expand EV Charging Infrastructure in Southern Europe

(IN BRIEF) Landis+Gyr, a prominent provider of integrated energy management solutions, has entered into an agreement with Atlante, a subsidiary of the NHOA Group specializing in electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. The partnership aims to enhance EV charging capabilities across … Read the full press release

Thales Collaborates with Intel to Offer End-to-End Data Security with Confidential Computing

(IN BRIEF) Thales and Intel are collaborating to bolster data security by integrating Thales’ CipherTrust Data Security platform with Intel’s verifiable attestation service, Intel Trust Authority. This partnership aims to provide end-to-end data security using confidential computing, benefiting highly regulated … Read the full press release

Stockholm Hosts 12th European Investment Bank Social Innovation Tournament

(IN BRIEF) Fifteen of Europe’s leading social innovators are set to compete in the 12th European Investment Bank Institute Social Innovation Tournament in Stockholm on September 28. These innovators from ten countries have developed projects with remarkable social, ethical, or … Read the full press release

Jos Dijsselhof, CEO of SIX, Elected as Vice Chairman of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE)

(IN BRIEF) Jos Dijsselhof, the CEO of SIX, has been unanimously elected as the new Vice Chairman of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) during its Annual Meeting. He will serve a two-year term in this role. Previously, Dijsselhof held … Read the full press release

USDA Acknowledges Error in Biofuels Annual Report, Confirms Neste’s Compliance

(IN BRIEF) The USDA has publicly acknowledged an error in its Biofuels Annual Report, specifically regarding allegations of fraudulent used cooking oil (UCO) volumes received by Neste at its Singapore refinery from China. Representatives from the USDA confirmed that the … Read the full press release

Infineon Collaborates with Infypower to Boost EV Charging Efficiency with SiC Power Semiconductors

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies has partnered with Infypower, a prominent Chinese new energy vehicle charging company, to enhance the efficiency of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Infineon will supply Infypower with its industry-leading 1200 V CoolSiC™ MOSFET power semiconductor devices, … Read the full press release

ZF Presents Electrified Trailer Concept for Sustainable Road Freight

(IN BRIEF) ZF, a leader in digital solutions for energy management and automation, is showcasing its electrified trailer concept at the NUFAM commercial vehicles trade show in Germany. The solution integrates ZF’s AxTrax 2 electric axle with a modular battery … Read the full press release

Digital-First Retrofitting Holds Key to Building Decarbonization, Schneider Electric Research Shows

(IN BRIEF) New research from Schneider Electric, a leader in energy management and automation, emphasizes the importance of a digital-first approach to retrofitting buildings for decarbonization. As buildings contribute significantly to global carbon emissions, making them more energy-efficient is crucial. … Read the full press release