Alprockz Announced a Presale Round to Create a Stable Cryptocurrency Backed by the Swiss Franc

ZUG, Switzerland, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Swiss company Alprockz AG announced the start of a round to raise funds for building a financial platform which is orchestrated towards the issuance of its own stable cryptocurrency, ROCKZ (RKZ). The platform will be … Read the full press release

DNV GL begins phase II of a joint industry project on single phase flow meters in phase-contaminated oil flow

OSLO, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL is now starting phase II of a joint industry project (JIP) on single phase flow meters in phase-contaminated oil flow. Phase II of this JIP will focus on the influence of the oil fluid … Read the full press release

Continental expands its range of solutions for the Automated Driving of commercial vehicles

Intelligent control unit creates a model of the vehicle environment from sensor data Manufacturers receive the necessary components and subsystems from a single source Versatile input: camera, radar and lidar, plus cloud-based data Premiere at the IAA: Visitors can experience … Read the full press release

Continental involved in Hyperloop development

New mobility concepts: sustainable, fast and cost-effective transport of goods possible via Hyperloop Collaboration with talented young people at the Emden/Leer University of Applied Sciences and the University of Oldenburg Special belts made of carbon cord and polyurethane from Continental … Read the full press release

Arkema to increase its linear mercaptans production capacities to support the demand growth of polymers for transportation and electronics markets

COLOMBES, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkema announced a project to increase its linear mercaptans production capacities to support the demand growth of polymers for transportation and electronics markets. This incremental investment would increase the Houston (Texas) plant’s manufacturing capacity by up … Read the full press release

SEAT President Luca de Meo on Europe’s economic future at the prestigious Scuola di Politiche

The President of SEAT argues that innovation and training are the two main instruments of change De Meo: “We need a stable institutional and regulatory framework and State agreements to encourage the competitiveness and internationalisation of businesses” “When the Administration … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL Group to rename its Post – eCommerce – Parcel (PeP) division to Post & Paket Deutschland; DHL Parcel Europe and DHL eCommerce will now be DHL eCommerce Solutions

All changes come into effect on January 1, 2019. Post – eCommerce – Parcel (PeP) to be separated into German and international divisions under dedicated Board of Management leadership Post – eCommerce – Parcel (PeP) will be renamed as Post … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL Group calls on employees worldwide to participate in the Group’s tenth Global Volunteer Day

From September 17 to September 30, Deutsche Post DHL Group will call on employees worldwide to participate in the Group’s tenth Global Volunteer Day.   After the first Volunteer Day was held in the Asia Pacific region in 2008, Global … Read the full press release

Gwendal Poullennec named International Director, MICHELIN Guides

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With effect from 17 September 2018, Mr Gwendal POULLENNEC is appointed as the International Director of the MICHELIN Guides, replacing the previous incumbent Michael ELLIS. Gwendal POULLENNEC joined the Michelin group in 2003 after … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group appoints Holger B. Santel as head of Sales and Marketing Germany at the Volkswagen brand passenger cars

Thomas Zahn is getting ready for other assignments in the Group WOLFSBURG, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Holger B. Santel, currently Executive Vice President of SAIC Volkswagen in China, is to head Sales and Marketing Germany at the Volkswagen brand passenger … Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways’ first Airbus A380 completes its maiden flight

TOULOUSE, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) took to the skies today, completing a maiden flight from the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France to the Airbus site in Hamburg, Germany. The aircraft is … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol between 10-14 Sept 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the Romanian National Securities Commission Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian … Read the full press release

coMakeIT appoints Durga Prakash Kone as Head of Global Sales

coMakeIT, a niche provider of product engineering, application modernization, and digital transformation services announced the appointment of a new Head of Global Sales BAARN, Netherlands, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — coMakeIT strengthened its executive management team through the addition of Durga … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom rolls out fiber-optic Internet for 153,000 households in 153 municipalities across Germany

153 municipalities all over Germany benefiting from the fiber-optic rollout Bandwidths of up to 100 Mbit/s Book more speed from Deutsche Telekom BONN, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Almost 153,000 households in 153 municipalities can now surf faster on the Internet. With … Read the full press release

NLB d.d. to sell 28.13% stake in Skupna pokojninska družba d.d to Zavarovalnica Triglav d.d.

Today, September 14th 2018 in Ljubljana NLB d.d. signed a purchase and sales agreement with Zavarovalnica Triglav d.d. for the sale of 9,102 shares of Skupna pokojninska družba d.d., representing 28.13% of company’s share capital. Ljubljana, Slovenia, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NLB d.d. … Read the full press release

Cyclist Lieke de Cock won the world championship for cycling in the Nevada desert riding the VeloX 8 built by students from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam

Delft, Netherlands, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Cyclist Lieke de Cock won the world championship for cycling in the Nevada desert in the US with a speed of 120 km/h. She was riding the VeloX 8 from the Human Power Team, a … Read the full press release

Evonik on reports of counterfeit Methionine goods being found in China

ESSEN, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Feed specialist company Evonik is reminding its customers to buy products only through official order channels, following reports of counterfeit goods being found in China. A customer who recently bought two bags of MetAMINO from … Read the full press release

Evonik can now market its innovative high-concentration Omega-3 lysine powder complex AvailOm® for use in the European Union

High concentration Omega-3 powder 3-5 times more bioavailable than standard Omega-3 softgels Directly compressible to easily combine with other ingredients Unmatched protection against oxidation: stable for at least 3 yrs. ESSEN, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik, a global partner to nutraceutical … Read the full press release

Capgemini’s World Quality Report 2018: customer experience is the top priority for quality assurance activities for the very first time

Capgemini’s World Quality Report 2018 shows that customer experience is the top priority for quality assurance activities for the very first time, with automation and AI set to accelerate in the coming years PARIS, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —Capgemini and Sogeti today released the … Read the full press release

SGS to use its Inspire service to provide ClipperData’s clients with early warnings of regulatory modifications for fuel quality

GENEVA, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS is pleased to announce that we will be collaborating with ClipperData, a provider of data sets, analysis and commentary on maritime commodity flows, to provide news alerts on fuel specification changes worldwide. We will be … Read the full press release

CapMan Growth Fund to sell its 29 per cent stake in Fluido Oy to Infosys

the Finnish growth company becomes part of an international technology frontrunner HELSINKI, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan Growth Fund has, together with its other owners, signed an agreement on selling its holdings of Fluido Oy, the leading Salesforce partner in the … Read the full press release

Royal Dutch Shell to maintain methane emissions intensity below 0.2% by 2025

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announced a target to maintain methane emissions intensity below 0.2% by 2025. This target covers all oil and gas assets for which Shell is the operator. The HAGUE, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — “This methane target … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Trucks starts practical trials for its all-electric heavy-duty eActros truck with 20 test customers in various industries

Ten eActros trucks will be tested in day-to-day operation for two years Hermes is the first of 20 test customers in various sectors Locally emission-free and quiet distribution Stefan Buchner, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks: “The practical trials with the eActros … Read the full press release

Jotun unveils the easiest way to design, specify, beautify and protect buildings worldwide with green building products

Jotun, leading supplier of paints and coatings, is launching Green Building Solutions (GBS) – the easiest way to design, specify, beautify and protect buildings worldwide with green building products. Sandefjord, Norway, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jotun offers an online green building … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse and 360T to serve FX markets with independent streaming swap market data

FRANKFURT, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse and 360T, Deutsche Börse Group’s FX unit, to serve FX markets with independent streaming swap market data Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services and Deutsche Börse foreign-exchange (FX) trading venue 360T are launching … Read the full press release

Scania to contribute to a new research centre at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE)

Södertälje, Sweden, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania will contribute to a new research centre at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) over the next ten years. The collaboration will focus on business models for the future transport ecosystem. “Scania is a … Read the full press release

ING to invest in Black Bear Carbon and help the company improve its technology and expand globally

ING has invested in Black Bear Carbon (BBC), a company that recycles old tyres into a raw material used to make things like pen ink, smartphone covers and new tyres. AMSTERDAM, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The raw material ‘carbon black’ is used … Read the full press release

Orange Digital Ventures Africa with second investment in the leading mPOS company in South Africa, Yoco

PARIS, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange Digital Ventures Africa – the Orange Group’s venture capital investment fund for Africa – has made a second investment in one of the continent’s most promising fintech companies, the South African Yoco. Yoco is a … Read the full press release

Torsten Jeworrek of Munich Re: Cyber risks are one of the biggest threats to the networked economy

Cyber risks are one of the biggest threats to the digital and networked economy The most important thing for companies is to ensure they have the best possible technical prevention Munich Re is developing insurance products and services that offer … Read the full press release

19,000 enterprises to benefit from Deutsche Telekom’s fiber-optic build-out in German business parks

Deutsche Telekom continues nationwide roll-out of fiber-optic lines in business parks 19,000 enterprises in 103 business parks in 61 municipalities to benefit Bandwidth up to 1 GBit/s – pre-marketing phase starts – build-out in 2019 BONN, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A … Read the full press release