Daily Archives: 18, July 2018

Leonardo: Magpas Air Ambulance selects AW169 as its new generation helicopter

• Specialist Aviation Services (SAS) will customise and operate an AW169 on behalf of Magpas Air Ambulance starting from spring 2019    • This will be the ninth UK-based AW169 for air ambulance operations confirming it as the market leader … Read the full press release

Leonardo teams up with L3 Technologies and Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems to offer a complete Anti-Submarine Warfare acoustic system

Leonardo has formed separate partnerships with L3 Technologies, relating to the company’s advanced low-frequency HELRAS dipping sonar technology and next generation mid-frequency, lightweight Firefly dipping sonars, and with Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems, for its advanced sonobuoy sensors ​The … Read the full press release

Leonardo to supply AW109 GrandNew helicopter to QME Mining Equipment Ltd of Ireland

• QME Mining Equipment Ltd will take delivery of the helicopter in early 2019 • Leonardo and official distributor in UK and Ireland Sloane Helicopters have delivered 15 aircraft in the last 18 months confirming Leonardo’s dominance in the regional … Read the full press release

Equistone to sell majority stake in PC gaming, eSports and tech products supplier, Caseking, to Gilde Buy Out Partners

LONDON, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Funds advised by Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors, have agreed to sell a majority stake in Caseking (“the company”), one of the leading European suppliers of PC gaming, … Read the full press release

EnBW expands engagement on the Swedish wind market with the creation of “EnBW Sverige AB”

KARLSRUHE/FALKENBERG, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has expanded its engagement on the Swedish wind market by founding the company “EnBW Sverige AB” which will be based in Falkenberg in southern Sweden. With the foundation of the company, … Read the full press release

Neste explores ways to introduce liquefied waste plastic as a future raw material for fossil refining

ESPOO, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste, the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel, is now exploring ways to introduce liquefied waste plastic as a future raw material for fossil refining. The aim of the development project is to proceed to industrial … Read the full press release

Roche’s phase III CAPSTONE-2 study showed superior efficacy of baloxavir marboxil in reducing influenza symptoms in people at high risk of complications from the flu

Baloxavir marboxil – an investigational oral, single-dose antiviral – is the first flu medicine with a novel proposed mechanism of action in nearly 20 years and to demonstrate significant efficacy in high-risk patients Influenza, or “flu,” represents a serious threat … Read the full press release

Roche’s Tecentriq in combination with Avastin receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation as initial treatment for advanced or metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma

BASEL, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) in combination with Avastin® (bevacizumab) as an initial (first-line) treatment for people with advanced … Read the full press release

Borealis expands its mechanical recycling capabilities with the acquisition of Austrian plastics recycler Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH

VIENNA, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH (“Ecoplast”), … Read the full press release

Spirit AeroSystems renews partnership with Safran to provide electrical harness manufacturing and installation services

FARNBOROUGH, England, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — These contract extensions include more than 50 assemblies for the Boeing Next-Generation 737 and 737 MAX pylon wire harnesses, Boeing 787 guard wire assemblies and wire harnesses for the 767 Tanker. The harnesses will be … Read the full press release