Daily Archives: 15, April 2023

Rheinmetall’s Materials and Trade division wins mid-double-digit million-euro order from Xiaomi for EV components

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall’s Castings business unit has won a first order from Chinese firm Xiaomi to produce triangular beams and assembly plates for electric vehicles. The order is worth a figure in the mid-double-digit million-euro range and some 600,000 sets … Read the full press release

Decathlon partners with SGS to accelerate green building certification across stores

(IN BRIEF) Global sports retailer Decathlon has partnered with testing company SGS to adopt the EDGE green building certification standard as part of its real estate sustainability strategy. EDGE, which has built-in baselines for each country worldwide, will help Decathlon … Read the full press release

Accenture welcomes Unilever CEO Alan Jope to its board

(IN BRIEF) Alan Jope, the CEO of Unilever, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Accenture, effective immediately. Mr. Jope, who will serve on the Nominating, Governance & Sustainability Committee, is a dynamic leader with vast expertise in … Read the full press release

ESET named Top Player in Radicati’s Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market Quadrant 2023

(IN BRIEF) ESET has been recognized as a top player in Radicati’s Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection – Market Quadrant 2023 report. According to the report, ESET is a current market leader with products that offer breadth and depth of … Read the full press release

Campus Ullevål research center construction to begin in April 2023 by Skanska

(IN BRIEF) Construction company Skanska has won a contract to build a research centre in Oslo called Campus Ullevål, which will focus on climate, energy, environment, and engineering-related geosciences. The project, worth NOK 1.0 billion (around SEK 1.0 billion), will … Read the full press release

Infineon and Hi-Lo Systems collaborate to expedite device manufacturers’ TPM firmware updates

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies and Hi-Lo Systems have partnered in the Greater China market to accelerate time-to-market for device manufacturers using Infineon’s Trusted Platform Module (TPM) security chips. Hi-Lo Systems will provide firmware update programming services for Infineon’s OPTIGA TPMs, … Read the full press release

Voith’s AI-based quality solution earns finalist spot in 2023 Manufacturing Leadership Awards

(IN BRIEF) Voith has been named a finalist for the 2023 Manufacturing Leadership Awards in the category of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. The company submitted a project called “Ensuring High Quality Through Analytics – An AI-Based Predictive Quality Solution … Read the full press release

Spain leads as Iberdrola’s renewables capacity increases in Q1 2023

(IN BRIEF) Spanish utility company Iberdrola reported an 11% increase in its global renewable energy production during Q1 2023. The company’s renewable energy production reached 24,137 GWh in the first three months of the year, while its installed capacity surpassed … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca to Present Data on Vaccines and Immune Therapies Portfolio at ECCMID 2023

(IN BRIEF) AstraZeneca is set to present data on its Vaccines and Immune Therapies portfolio at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases. Among the data to be presented will be details on the progress of AstraZeneca’s Vaccines … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca showcases potential of Imfinzi-based treatment for early-stage lung cancer

(IN BRIEF) AstraZeneca will showcase new data from its industry-leading Oncology pipeline and portfolio at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting. A total of 70 presentations will be given, including a plenary presentation on the AEGEAN Phase III … Read the full press release

Norwegian armed forces to receive 54 Leopard 2 main battle tanks with key components from Rheinmetall

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall has secured a €129m ($147m) contract to supply key components for the latest version of Leopard 2 main battle tank, the A7 NOR. As a subcontractor to Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), Rheinmetall will provide the tank’s 120mm L55A1 … Read the full press release

Evonik presents innovative solutions for architectural, automotive, and packaging surfaces at European Coatings Show 2023

(IN BRIEF) Specialty chemicals company Evonik will showcase its latest solutions for the coatings, inks, and adhesives industry at the European Coatings Show 2023 in Nuremberg, Germany. The company’s latest solutions aim to improve both the performance and the sustainability … Read the full press release

Evonik Invests in Shanghai Plant Expansion to Meet Athletic Footwear Demand

(IN BRIEF) Evonik is doubling its production capacity for VESTAMID® E, a polyether block amide (PEBA) used in high-performance athletic shoes. The expansion includes a major project at its production plant in Shanghai, China and an optimization project at its … Read the full press release

Evonik’s VISIOMER® Terra monomers meet highest performance requirements with up to 85% bio-content

(IN BRIEF) Specialty chemicals company Evonik’s bio-based monomers have been certified by DIN CERTCO and will include the label “Certified Biobased Product.” The VISIOMER Terra methacrylate monomers contain up to 85% bio-content and meet the highest performance requirements, with low … Read the full press release

Teknomelt partners with ANDRITZ for biodegradable, plastic-free wet wipe production

(IN BRIEF) ANDRITZ has received an order from Turkish nonwoven manufacturer Teknomelt to provide a complete neXline wetlace line for the production of nonwoven roll goods for biodegradable, plastic-free wet wipes. The state-of-the-art line combines spunlace and wetlaid technologies, allowing … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and Microsoft Partnership Aims to Enhance Real-Time Tactical Naval Intelligence

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems and Microsoft have signed a strategic agreement to accelerate the development, deployment, and management of digital defense capabilities using Microsoft’s Azure Cloud platform. The collaboration aims to help partners collaborate on large multinational defense projects and … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility and Sqills Enhance Brightline’s Ticketing and Reservation Management for Optimal Seat Utilization

(IN BRIEF) Brightline, a US intercity rail travel company, will implement S3 Passenger, the inventory, ticketing, and reservation system offered by Sqills, a Siemens Mobility subsidiary, beginning with revenue service connecting Orlando. The new system will allow Brightline to optimally … Read the full press release

Siemens to Unveil Complete Virtual PLC at Hannover Messe 2023

(IN BRIEF) Siemens will showcase its first complete virtual programmable logic controller (PLC) at the Hannover Messe 2023. The Simatic S7-1500V meets special market requirements and enables the virtual hosting of PLC computing, expanding the existing Simatic portfolio. Siemens’ Industrial … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility’s Vectron Becomes First Locomotive Approved for ETCS on Öresund Connection

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Mobility’s Vectron locomotive has been approved for operating on the Scandinavian Corridor, allowing both freight and passenger trains to run along the entire corridor without changing locomotives. The first operator to take advantage of this is the … Read the full press release

Interactive Art Installation ‘The Hungriest Eye’ Opens at Venice’s Procuratie Vecchie

(IN BRIEF) The Art Studio at Venice’s Procuratie Vecchie in St. Mark’s Square is displaying ‘The Hungriest Eye – The Blossoming of Potential’ by Arthur Duff from April 15, 2023, until March 10, 2024. The artwork is an interactive representation … Read the full press release