Monthly Archives: November 2013

APM Terminals Rotterdam Maasvlakte I to enhance five of the terminal’s existing post-Panamax cranes

Rotterdam, Netherlands, 25-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — APM Terminals Rotterdam Maasvlakte I will enhance five of the terminal’s existing post-Panamax cranes to a 23-container row reach to accommodate the latest generation of ultra-large container ships. The retrofitting involves engineering and software adjustments expected to be completed … Read the full press release

Konferencja Odpowiedzialna Energia 2013 organizowanej przez Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo – 25 listopada 2013

Warszawa, Polska, 25-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — „Transformacja – Jak odpowiedzialnie zarządzać procesem zmian?” to hasło przewodnie piątej już edycji konferencji z cyklu „Odpowiedzialna energia” organizowanej przez Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo, która odbędzie się 25 listopada 2013 roku w Centrum Nauki Kopernik … Read the full press release

Barco introduces the new CSM Base Unit for its ClickShare collaboration and presentation system

Kortrijk, Belgium, 25-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, a leader in professional meeting room visualization and collaboration systems, introduces the new CSM Base Unit for its ClickShare collaboration and presentation system. ClickShare now comes in two flavors – the new CSM Base Unit … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom Corporation and Munksjö Oyj agreed on Coated Specialties demerger and its combination with Munksjö in Brazil

Not to be distributed in or into Australia, Canada, the Hong Kong special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa or the United States. Helsinki, Finland, 25-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom Corporation (Ahlstrom) and Munksjö Oyj … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom received clearance from European Commission and Brazilian competition authority CADE for its divestment deal with Perusa Group

Helsinki, Finland, 25-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, announces that the European Commission and the Brazilian competition authority CADE have approved Perusa Group as the buyer for Ahlstrom’s pre-impregnated décor papers and abrasive paper backings businesses. … Read the full press release

Breakthrough in greater understanding of DNA repair processes made by University of Sussex scientists

Brighton, UK, 25-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A five-year programme of research led by a team of scientists at the University of Sussex has resulted in significant breakthroughs in our understanding of how enzymes that make DNA help to replicate damaged genomes. In … Read the full press release

Essilor’s employee share ownership activities honoured with the 2013 Employee Shareholding Top Prize

Charenton-le-Pont, France, 25-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Essilor today received the 2013 Employee Shareholding Top Prize which recognizes the Group’s activities to promote a strong employee share ownership and place its employee shareholders at the heart of the company’s governance. This award was presented in Paris, … Read the full press release

The L’Oréal group announced the creation of Group Travel Retail Division

Paris, France, 25-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The L’Oréal group, the historic market leader in the Travel Retail beauty segment, announced today that it is creating a Group Travel Retail Division. The new division will include the L’Oréal Luxe brands, as well as brands … Read the full press release

AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG celebrates 25 years with Rudolf Buchbinder concert

AGRANA and Theatre an der Wien are donating EUR 70,000 to „Malteser Care Ring – Kinderhilfe“ and „Hilfe im eigenen Land – Katastrophenhilfe Österreich“. Vienna, Austria, 25-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG celebrates 25 years since its foundation this year. Since its … Read the full press release

Ericsson to develop 3G network-enabled solution to support electricity smart meter program for Australian energy company SP AusNet

Ericsson to provide an innovative 3G smart meter communications solution in Victoria, Australia This solution communicates direct to a smart meter over an existing Australian public mobile network The standards-based approach adopted by Ericsson allows this solution to be replicated … Read the full press release

Drei Freiburger Nachwuchsforscher erhalten eine Förderung im Juniorprofessoren-Programm des Landes Baden-Württemberg

Drei Freiburger Nachwuchsforscher erhalten eine Förderung im Juniorprofessoren-Programm des Landes Baden-Württemberg Freiburg,  Deutschland, 22-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Erfolg für drei Freiburger Anträge im Juniorprofessoren-Programm des Landes Baden-Württemberg: Die Juniorprofessorin Dr. Jennifer Andexer sowie die Juniorprofessoren Dr. Tim Epkenhans und Dr. Winfried Römer erhalten in den kommenden drei Jahren … Read the full press release

Ericsson’s CSR approach in Myanmar awarded “Corporate Social Responsibility Special Recognition Award” by Télécoms Sans Frontières at the Global Carrier Awards

The award is given as part of the Global Carrier Awards’ Télécoms Sans Frontières Special Recognition Awards category for Corporate Social Responsibility The award is in recognition of Ericsson’s CSR approach in Myanmar, where the company re-established its presence in … Read the full press release

Ericsson announced its commitment to promoting industry-wide collaboration to improve city life

Global urbanization trends require transformative Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions for citizen mobility, governance and business Ericsson invited industry leaders and academics to join its City Index endeavor, measuring ICT maturity in economic, social and environmental development Collaboration announced … Read the full press release

AarhusKarlshamn AB (AAK) comments on the New Nordic Nutrition Recommendations

Malmö, Sweden, 22-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The new Nordic Nutrition Recommendations with focus on decreasing the consumption of saturated fats has recently been published commissioned by the Nordic Council of Ministers. AAK has since many years focused on eliminating trans fatty acids … Read the full press release

Slovenian generic pharmaceutical company Krka Group announced EUR 857.8 million sales in the first 9 months of 2013, up 5% YoY

Novo mesto, Slovenia, 22-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Management Board of Krka, d. d. held a press conference today presenting to the public the performance results of the Krka Group and the Krka Company for the first nine months of 2013, which … Read the full press release

Hungarian oil company MOL and Japanese JSR Corp begun construction of synthetic rubber (S-SBR) factory in Tiszaújváros, Northern Hungary

The plant is a joint venture of MOL and the Japanese JSR Corporation New plant to produce 60,000 tons of synthetic rubber from 2017 The investment is a clear step forward for MOL’s petrochemical value chain Budapest, Hungary, 22-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — MOL … Read the full press release

Latvia’s largest independent private bank ABLV Bank reported EUR 36.3 million profit in the first 9 months of 2013

Riga, Latvia, 22-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Q3 2013 was successful for ABLV Bank, AS and the group. The business volume and all major performance indicators continued to grow. Over 9 months of 2013, the group’s profit amounted to LVL 27.7 million (EUR … Read the full press release

FIFA grants adidas the Official Partner, Supplier and Licensee rights for the FIFA World Cup™ and all FIFA events until 2030

Moscow, Russia / Zurich, Switzerland / Herzogenaurach, Germany, 22-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the longest and most successful partnerships in modern sports marketing history will continue. Today, FIFA and adidas formally announced an extension of their long-term partnership agreement granting adidas … Read the full press release

Škoda Transportation established new subsidiary in Munich called Škoda Transportation Deutschland GmbH

Plzeň, Czech Republic / Munich, Germany, 22-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Škoda Transportation has established a new subsidiary in the German city of Munich called Škoda Transportation Deutschland GmbH. Plzeň Škoda thus confirms that it intends to focus not only on the traditional … Read the full press release

Royal DSM repurchased 346.038 of its own shares between 15 and 21 November 2013 at average price of €59.06

Heerlen, Netherlands, 22-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has repurchased 346.038 of its own shares in the period from 15 November 2013 up to and including 21 November 2013 at an average price of €59.06. This … Read the full press release

Royal DSM and JLL Partners merge DSM Pharmaceutical Products and Patheon Inc. into new company in USD 2.6 billion transaction

Global CDMO company combines DSM Pharmaceutical Products and Patheon Heerlen, Netherlands, 22-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — JLL Partners (“JLL”), a leading middle-market private equity firm, and Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, today announced the creation of a new … Read the full press release

Arburg Inc. started construction of its new building in Rocky Hill, Connecticut

Ground-breaking ceremony marks start of construction of new Arburg Inc. building in Rocky Hill, Connecticut First-class customer support on an area of 27,000 square feet (2,500 square metres) Machine warehouse for short delivery times Lossburg, Germany, 21-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — In October … Read the full press release

SLOVNAFT Group reported 7% year-on-year increase in nine-month net sales to EUR 3.6 billion

Results positively affected by higher exports and company cost-cutting Production of gasoline, diesel fuel and petrochemicals rise Construction officially launched of new polyethylene production line Bratislava, Slovakia, 21-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — SLOVNAFT Group has reported a 7% year-on-year increase in nine-month net … Read the full press release

Endesa’s new bidirectional charging points for electric vehicles offer charging power of 10kW

V2G technology is able to power electric vehicles with any excess power returning to the grid. The new V2G (vehicle to grid) charging infrastructure will have charging power of 10kW and allow a vehicle to fully charge in an hour … Read the full press release

Enel and Endesa unveiled new fast-charge point FASTO for all electric vehicles on the market

FASTO, or Fast Together, is the new product to sell recharging services equipped with all three connector types currently used in the market. It can therefore charge electric vehicles made by any manufacturer. An electric vehicle can gain an additional … Read the full press release

Karolinska Institutet appointed Professor Bo Angelin head of Integrated Cardio Metabolic Centre (ICMC)

Karolinska Institutet has appointed Professor Bo Angelin to lead the Integrated Cardio Metabolic Centre (ICMC), a joint initiative with AstraZeneca. Now it is a matter of recruiting scientists to the centre. Stockholm, Sweden, 21-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Bo Angelin is a Professor … Read the full press release

The French national High-Performance Computing organization (GENCI) won HPCwire Readers’ Choice Award at SC’13, Denver, CO

GENCI has just been awarded the prize for the ‘Best Application of Big Data in HPC’, for the use of its Curie supercomputer in the first ever simulation of the evolving structure of the entire observable Universe, carried out by … Read the full press release

BULLX supercomputer at University of Reims’ ROMEO HPC Center ranked 5th in Green500 list at SC Conference in Denver, CO

The bullx supercomputer deployed at the ROMEO HPC Center of the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne is now fully operational. Powered by NVIDIA Tesla K20X GPU accelerators, it is the most powerful GPU-accelerated cluster in France and also one of the greenest supercomputers … Read the full press release

Sanofi halts clinical trials and plans for regulatory filings with its investigational JAK2 inhibitor fedratinib

Paris, France, 21-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today the decision to halt all clinical trials and cancel plans for regulatory filings with its investigational JAK2 inhibitor, fedratinib (SAR302503). Following a thorough risk-benefit analysis, including consultation with the U.S. … Read the full press release

Bull built and European PRACE co-funded energy-efficient supercomputer deployed by CSC’s datacenter in Kajaani, Finland

Paris, France, 21-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — CSC- IT Center for Science is deploying a highly energy-efficient supercomputer. The system is built by Bull and co-funded by the European PRACE project. It will be installed in CSC’s datacenter in Kajaani. CSC will use … Read the full press release