Daily Archives: 7, April 2023

KUKA Celebrates 125 Years of Shaping the Future of Work with Automation and Robotics

(IN BRIEF) KUKA, an international technology group, is celebrating its 125th anniversary. The company was founded in 1898 as an acetylene gas plant for street lighting, and has since reinvented itself multiple times. KUKA made history 50 years ago as … Read the full press release

Azerbaijan Airlines expands fleet with fuel-efficient A320neo Family aircraft from Airbus

(IN BRIEF) Azerbaijan Airlines has ordered 12 A320neo Family aircraft, including A320neo and A321neo, as part of its fleet renewal strategy to operate the most modern and fuel-efficient aircraft, increase operational efficiency and competitiveness, and offer passengers excellent comfort throughout … Read the full press release

Airbus signs agreements with Chinese partners to expand A320 Family assembly and purchase 160 commercial aircraft

(IN BRIEF) Airbus signed several cooperation agreements with Chinese aviation industry partners during a French state visit to China. The agreements include expanding A320 Family final assembly capacity at Airbus’ Tianjin site and signing General Terms of Agreement (GTA) with … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Celebrates Best Suppliers at Partner 2 Win Awards Ceremony

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has awarded 13 suppliers for their top performance in on-time delivery and quality standards at its sixth annual Partner 2 Win Supplier of the Year awards ceremony in Austin, Texas. The Partner 2 Win program is … Read the full press release

Skoda Auto to showcase vintage racing cars at Techno Classica exhibition in Germany

(IN BRIEF) Czech automaker Škoda Auto is set to display a variety of unique vehicles at the Techno Classica vintage car exhibition in Essen, Germany. The exhibition will showcase some of the milestones of the brand’s 128-year history, with a … Read the full press release

Eni’s FPSO Firenze to enable production start-up of largest hydrocarbon discovery in Côte d’Ivoire

(IN BRIEF) Eni, in collaboration with PetroCi, has celebrated the sail away of FPSO Firenze to the Baleine field offshore Côte d’Ivoire. The FPSO Firenze has been refurbished and upgraded to allow it to handle up to 15,000 bbl/d of … Read the full press release

Bosch, BASF, and AGCO to integrate and commercialize Smart Spraying technology for Fendt Rogator sprayers

(IN BRIEF) Bosch BASF Smart Farming has partnered with AGCO Corporation to integrate and commercialize Smart Spraying technology on Fendt Rogator sprayers. The Smart Spraying Solution will allow targeted spraying during day and nighttime conditions, while delivering optimal herbicide savings … Read the full press release

Zurich Insurance Group announces successful AGM with full Board re-election

(IN BRIEF) Zurich Insurance Group’s shareholders have confirmed Michel M. Liès as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting. All the other current Board members have also been elected. The Board comprises 12 members, with equal … Read the full press release

Scania prepares for world finals of Top Team workshop excellence competition

(IN BRIEF) Scania is preparing for the world finals of the Top Team competition, which celebrates workshop excellence and customer care. Twelve finalist teams from around the world will compete in Södertälje for the chance to win the top prize … Read the full press release

APM Terminals Mumbai named top-performing terminal in India for 64th month in a row

(IN BRIEF) APM Terminals Mumbai, also known as GTI, has been named the top performing terminal in India for the 64th consecutive month in the January 2023 ranking published by NICDC Logistics Data Services. The terminal has maintained its position … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ and Lotus Teknik Tekstil produce next-gen, sustainable wet wipes

(IN BRIEF) Lotus Teknik Tekstil A.Ş., based in Turkey, has started up a line to produce biodegradable, plastic-free wet wipes using a state-of-the-art neXline wetlace CP line from international technology group ANDRITZ. The line combines the benefits of wetlaid and … Read the full press release

FCA and ASA team up with influencer Sharon Gaffka to educate “fin-fluencers” on risks of promoting financial products

(IN BRIEF) The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) have partnered with influencer Sharon Gaffka to educate “fin-fluencers” on the risks associated with promoting financial products. The FCA and ASA plan to engage with influencers and … Read the full press release

Eni’s Plenitude and CDP Equity commit to decarbonisation of Italy’s electricity sector through GreenIT investment

(IN BRIEF) GreenIT, the Italian joint venture between Plenitude (Eni) and CDP Equity (CDP Group), which produces electricity from renewable sources, has approved a new business plan for 2023-2027. The plan includes a total investment of €1.7 billion ($2 billion) … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding names new executives for Hillebrand Gori and Ocean Freight

(IN BRIEF) Dominique von Orelli has been appointed as CEO of Hillebrand Gori, a DHL company, with immediate effect, succeeding Tim Scharwath, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight, who has been leading the integration of Hillebrand Gori since its acquisition … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom releases major update to its ANPR software, boosting performance

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom has released a significant update to its Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) software. The new update incorporates deep learning elements, resulting in significant performance improvements, and can accurately identify number plates with hundreds of thousands of … Read the full press release

FMO and partners provide second syndicated loan to Turkey’s Kılıç Deniz for growth and diversification

(IN BRIEF) Dutch development bank FMO, along with French development finance institution Proparco and SDG-focused emerging market credit fund ILX Fund, has provided a €60m ($71.6m) syndicated loan to Turkey’s Kılıç Deniz, a leading aquaculture player. The funds will be … Read the full press release