Daily Archives: 29, April 2014

Holcim reports significant increase in operating profit in its first quarter 2014 results

Strong momentum of Holcim Leadership Journey Significant increase in operating profit Operating margins increase further Like-for-like higher volumes and net sales Discipline in working capital management Negative foreign exchange effects impact results Jona, Switzerland, 29-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Bernard Fontana, CEO, comments on … Read the full press release

Linde Group’s AGA to build new hydrogen production unit at the Neste Oil’s Porvoo refinery in Finland

Espoo, Finland, 29-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste Oil and AGA, part of the Linde Group, have signed a long-term hydrogen supply agreement covering Neste Oil’s Porvoo refinery, under which AGA will invest to build a new hydrogen production unit at the refinery. … Read the full press release

GlaxoSmithKline and Medicines for Malaria Venture start phase III global programme of tafenoquine for the treatment of Plasmodium vivax malaria

London, 29-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) today announced the start of a phase III global programme to evaluate the efficacy and safety of tafenoquine, an investigational medicine which is being developed for the treatment and … Read the full press release

GlaxoSmithKline’s Incruse® (umeclidinium) gets European Commission marketing authorisation as maintenance bronchodilator treatment of COPD

London, 29-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) announced today that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for Incruse® (umeclidinium) as a once-daily, maintenance bronchodilator treatment to relieve symptoms in adult patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Now licensed across … Read the full press release

Voith marks the 500th sale of its NipcoFlex shoe press technology

The NipcoFlex shoe press technology from Voith is a worldwide market success. Voith has now, for the 500th time, been able to support its customers with this press concept. Brenz, Germany, 29-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The 500th press is part of a Tandem NipcoFlex … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina to use paper and wood types of packaging material from sustainably managed forests

Amersfoort, the Netherlands, 29-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — From now on, FrieslandCampina intends, wherever possible, to use packaging material for its products worldwide that is made from paper and wood types that are demonstrably derived from sustainably managed forests. FrieslandCampina contributes in this … Read the full press release

Roche’s cobas HPV Test for first-line primary screening test for cervical cancer gets FDA approval

Expanded indication makes cobas HPV Test the only test approved in U.S. that can be used instead of Pap in first-line primary screening in women 25 and older Basel, 29-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that … Read the full press release

Roche subcutaneous formulation of RoACTEMRA received European Commission approval for moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis treatment

First anti IL-6 receptor biologic now available for subcutaneous and intravenous administration for both monotherapy and combination therapy Basel, 29-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the subcutaneous formulation of RoACTEMRA (tocilizumab) has received approval from … Read the full press release

ENTEGA-Kundenservice und Kundenorientierung sind ausgezeichnet – Aktuelle Studien bestätigen erneut hohe Qualität

DARMSTADT, Deutschland, 29-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Aktuelle Studien haben erneut die hohe Servicequalität und Kundenorientierung von ENTEGA bestätigt: Der Darmstädter Energiedienstleister belegte in der Vergleichsstudie 2014 des Deutschen Instituts für Service-Qualität (DISQ) in der Kategorie „Kundenservice Ökostromanbieter überregional“ den ersten Platz. Zudem … Read the full press release

NILE ASSIST, la filial de MAPFRE ASISTENCIA amplía sus oficinas y prevé un importante crecimiento en Egipto para los próximos 3 años

La filial de MAPFRE ASISTENCIA en Egipto y líder en asistencia en carretera y asistencia en viaje, reforzará su actividad comercial con el lanzamiento de nuevos productos de asistencia y riesgos especiales MADRID, Spain, 29-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — NILE ASSIST, la filial … Read the full press release

German university graduates named Audi preferred employer for students in Germany

Top-ranked once again by German university graduates Audi Board of Management Member for Human Resources Thomas Sigi: “We offer innovative concepts and development opportunities at sites worldwide” Approximately 2,000 persons recruited for competence areas of electric mobility, lightweight construction and … Read the full press release

Finnvera, Finpro and Tekes launch Team Finland LetsGrow financing programme for SMEs seeking international growth

Under the Team Finland LetsGrow financing programme, companies can receive loans from Finnvera for investments and working capital, grants from Tekes for innovation services and advice from Finpro for international growth. Helsinki, 29-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The programme is intended for growth-seeking … Read the full press release