Daily Archives: 5, April 2023

Henkel lanza lubricante libre de grafito para aplicaciones de forja automotriz

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) Henkel ha lanzado un nuevo lubricante sintético para fabricantes de automóviles que reduce el impacto ambiental y el costo de la forja. El lubricante Bonderite L-FG F 605, libre de grafito y no pigmentado, mejora la vida … Read the full press release

Henkel Launches Graphite-Free Lubricant for Automotive Forging Applications

(IN BRIEF) Henkel has launched a new synthetic lubricant for automotive manufacturers that reduces the environmental impact and cost of forging. The graphite-free, non-pigmented Bonderite L-FG F 605 lubricant improves die life, reduces the need for replacements, and decreases ammonia … Read the full press release

Hydro’s Mexican aluminium plant certified by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

(IN BRIEF) Hydro Precision Tubing Reynosa in Mexico has become Hydro’s first aluminium extrusion plant in North America to be certified according to the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Performance Standard. ASI aims to incorporate sustainability and human rights principles in … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall’s Materials and Trade division continues its transformation to environmentally-friendly mobility

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall’s Materials and Trade division has secured three new orders from electric vehicle manufacturers for the production of structural parts. The orders are each worth a double-digit million-euro figure and are expected to be produced starting from 2024. … Read the full press release

DAAD appoints two German academics to prestigious professorships in Argentina and Brazil

(IN BRIEF) The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has announced the appointment of Professor Lisa Diedrich and Dr Laura Kemmer to the Walter Gropius Professorship at the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina and the Martius Professorship at the University … Read the full press release

DNV and industry partners collaborate on wind farm control technology for increased energy output

(IN BRIEF) DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has launched a joint industry project (JIP) alongside wind farm owners, turbine manufacturers, and other sector experts to increase confidence in innovative wind farm control (WFC) technology. The project covers … Read the full press release

Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance acquires FCA Bank and renames it Crédit Agricole Auto Bank

(IN BRIEF) Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance has renamed its newly-acquired FCA Bank as Crédit Agricole Auto Bank. The acquisition comes as a powerful lever for the bank to support its clients in environmental and energy transitions in the automotive industry. … Read the full press release

GTT wins contracts to design tanks for three LNG carriers

(IN BRIEF) French engineering company GTT has secured two orders for three new Liquefied Natural Gas Carriers (LNGCs) from the Korean shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. The deal involves GTT designing the tanks of the vessels, which will each … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ delivers circular textile-to-nonwoven recycling line to Novafiber in Guatemala

(IN BRIEF) ANDRITZ has completed the installation of a mechanical textile recycling line and an airlay line at Novafiber’s nonwovens production mill in Palín, Guatemala. The recycling line processes post-industrial textile waste from Central America, which is then used by … Read the full press release

Anglo American partners with H2 Green Steel for low-carbon steel production trials

(IN BRIEF) Anglo American has signed a memorandum of understanding with H2 Green Steel to collaborate on the advancement of low carbon steelmaking processes. Under the agreement, the two companies will study and trial the use of premium quality iron … Read the full press release

Aegon to Focus on Core Activities, Sells UK Protection Book to Royal London

(IN BRIEF) Aegon UK has sold its individual protection book to Royal London as part of its strategy to focus on core Retail and Workplace platform activities in the UK. The portfolio of life, critical illness, and income protection policies … Read the full press release

Orange Cyberdefense Launches New Recruitment Drive to Meet Growing Demand for Cybersecurity Services

(IN BRIEF) Orange Cyberdefense, a European leader in cybersecurity services, has launched a recruitment campaign to hire around 800 professionals across 9 European countries where it operates until the end of 2023. The roles are available across the entire organization, … Read the full press release

Leadership Changes at BASF: Dratt Takes Over Global Business Services, Ehrhardt to Lead North America

(IN BRIEF) BASF has announced personnel changes, with Tobias Dratt, President of North America for BASF Corporation, taking on the role of the Division Global Business Services. The position will be effective from May 1, 2023. Marc Ehrhardt, the current … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom introduces “Campus Network M with Industrial Frequencies” for business customers

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom has launched a new product, “Campus Network M with Industrial Frequencies”, which allows businesses to have their own private 5G network, with the benefits of dedicated bandwidth, guaranteed availability, and full 5G performance without investing in … Read the full press release

Societe Generale doubles start-up participants in sustainability-focused incubator programme

(IN BRIEF) Societe Generale’s Global Markets Incubator has welcomed 11 sustainability-focused start-ups to its program, selected from over 140 applicants addressing the finance industry’s ESG concerns, including carbon emissions quantification, impact tracking and measurement, and biodiversity. Participants in the six-month … Read the full press release

Henkel Adhesive Technologies presenta soluzioni di imballaggio efficienti in termini di risorse alla fiera METPACK

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Henkel Adhesive Technologies presenterà le sue soluzioni di imballaggio sostenibili e sicure alla prossima fiera METPACK a Essen, in Germania. L’azienda presenterà la sua gamma di soluzioni per il trattamento delle superfici, rivestimenti e sigillanti efficienti in … Read the full press release

Henkel Adhesive Technologies Presents Resource-Efficient Packaging Solutions at METPACK Trade Show

(IN BRIEF) Henkel Adhesive Technologies will showcase its sustainable and safe packaging solutions at the upcoming METPACK exhibition in Essen, Germany. The company will present its range of resource-efficient, energy-saving surface treatment solutions, coatings, and sealants focused on safety and … Read the full press release

Aviva insures £400m in pension liabilities for DB (UK) Pension Scheme

(IN BRIEF) Aviva has completed a £400 million bulk purchase annuity buy-in transaction with the trustees of the DB (UK) Pension Scheme, which will insure the defined benefit pension liabilities for almost 1,300 members, removing the investment and longevity risk … Read the full press release

Siemens Xcelerator partners with NTT Com and NTT DATA to enable climate-neutral production

(IN BRIEF) Siemens has partnered with Japan-based companies NTT Com and NTT DATA to create a one-stop portfolio to decarbonize industry by enabling climate-neutral production using materials from a sustainable supply chain. The three companies will develop a range of … Read the full press release

Casino Group stärkt Organisationsstruktur mit neuem CEO für Casino Banners

(IN KÜRZE) Magali Daubinet-Salen wurde zum neuen Chief Executive Officer von Casino Banners ernannt, zu dem die Geschäfte #Hyper Frais, Casino Supermarchés und Casino Proximités gehören. Sie ersetzt Tina Schuler und bringt einen reichen Erfahrungsschatz aus ihren früheren Rollen innerhalb … Read the full press release

Casino Group strengthens organizational structure with new CEO for Casino Banners

(IN BRIEF) Magali Daubinet-Salen has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Casino Banners, which includes the #Hyper Frais, Casino Supermarchés, and Casino Proximités stores. She replaces Tina Schuler and brings with her a wealth of experience from … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Personal Finance strengthens position as European leader in personal financing with Stellantis partnership

(IN BRIEF) BNP Paribas Personal Finance has become the exclusive partner for Stellantis’ captive for financing activities, serving all its brands across Germany, Austria, and the UK. This move almost doubles the assets of BNP Paribas Personal Finance in Germany … Read the full press release

EBRD, IFC, and TBC Bank provide $28.3m capital injection to support TBC Bank Uzbekistan’s growth and digitalisation

(IN BRIEF) The EBRD, IFC, and TBC Bank Group have invested an additional $28.3 million in TBC Bank Uzbekistan, solidifying the bank’s position in Uzbekistan’s banking industry and promoting further digitalization of the country’s banking sector. The capital injection follows … Read the full press release

Swisscom Maintains Quality Service Provision with Best Mobile Hotline in German-Speaking Countries

(IN BRIEF) Swisscom’s hotline has been named the best in Switzerland according to a recent connect test, making it the best mobile hotline among the German-speaking countries. Swisscom achieved full marks for availability, which was rated as outstanding, and waiting … Read the full press release

TUM Professor Matthias Hebrok awarded Bavarian Distinguished Professorship for stem cell and organoid research

(IN BRIEF) Matthias Hebrok, a biologist and medical researcher, has been awarded a Bavarian Distinguished Professorship to support his scientific activities as Professor of Applied Stem Cell and Organoid Systems at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Hebrok is highly … Read the full press release

Bayer awards grants and mentorship to innovative agriculture researchers

(IN BRIEF) Bayer has announced the recipients of its 2023 Grants4Ag program, which will provide funding and mentorship to researchers working on sustainability and biotechnology in agriculture. The program will award grants ranging from €5,000 to €15,000 and connect researchers … Read the full press release

Bayer ribadisce l’impegno in Ucraina con un investimento di 60 milioni di euro nella produzione di semi di mais

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Bayer, la società di scienze della vita, ha annunciato un investimento di 60 milioni di euro nel suo impianto di produzione di semi di mais a Pochuiky, in Ucraina, per rafforzare la sua attività di Crop Science … Read the full press release

Bayer reaffirms commitment to Ukraine with €60 million investment in corn seed production

(IN BRIEF) Bayer, the life sciences company, has announced a €60 million investment in its corn seed production facility in Pochuiky, Ukraine, to strengthen its Crop Science business and contribute to rebuilding the economy of the country. The investment includes … Read the full press release

El nuevo centro logístico de Kuehne+Nagel ofrecerá soluciones de almacenamiento a los clientes del sector sanitario y farmacéutico

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) Kuehne+Nagel, una empresa de logística global, ha abierto un nuevo centro de cumplimiento de logística de contratos en el Aeropuerto Internacional de Dallas/Fort Worth. El centro logístico de 400 000 pies cuadrados está ubicado a tres millas de … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel’s new fulfillment center to provide storage solutions to healthcare and pharma customers

(IN BRIEF) Kuehne+Nagel, a global logistics company, has opened a new contract logistics fulfillment center at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The 400,000 sq. ft fulfillment center is located three miles from the terminals and will offer storage solutions to … Read the full press release

Swisscom remporte la première place dans toutes les catégories du test de réseau mobile CHIP 2023

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Swisscom, le principal opérateur de télécommunications suisse, a été élu meilleur opérateur de réseau mobile en Suisse pour la huitième année consécutive lors du test de réseau mobile CHIP 2023. Swisscom est sorti vainqueur dans toutes les … Read the full press release

Swisscom wins top spot in all categories of CHIP mobile network test 2023

(IN BRIEF) Swisscom, the leading Swiss telecommunications provider, has been rated the best mobile network provider in Switzerland for the eighth consecutive year in the CHIP mobile network test 2023. Swisscom emerged as the winner in all categories, including 5G … Read the full press release

MacGregor schließt 20-Millionen-Euro-Deal für RoRo-Ausrüstung mit der Grimaldi Group ab

(IN KÜRZE) MacGregor von Cargotec hat einen Auftrag im Wert von über 20 Millionen Euro für umfassende RoRo-Ausrüstungspakete für fünf neue Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTC)-Schiffe erhalten, die von China Merchant Heavy Industries für die Grimaldi Group gebaut werden … Read the full press release

MacGregor secures EUR 20 million RoRo equipment deal with Grimaldi Group

(IN BRIEF) Cargotec’s MacGregor has received an order valued at over EUR 20 million for comprehensive RoRo equipment packages for five new Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTC) vessels to be built by China Merchant Heavy Industries for Grimaldi Group. … Read the full press release