Daily Archives: 3, August 2023

Business Coach John Amaechi to Lead Region-Wide Discussion on Leadership Challenges in Exeter

(IN BRIEF) Renowned business coach John Amaechi OBE, an Honorary Professor at the University of Exeter Business School, will return to Exeter to lead discussions on leadership. He aims to engage with CEOs and senior leaders in the region, fostering … Read the full press release

Viasat Launches Black ICE SDR Modem Solutions for Secure and Flexible Data Transmission in ISR Operations

(IN BRIEF) Viasat Inc. has launched its Black ICE Software Defined Radio (SDR) family of modem solutions, catering to the increasing demand for uncrewed Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations. These SDR modem solutions enable secure data transmission for mission-critical … Read the full press release

Terna Completes Aerial Monitoring of Electricity Grid in Abruzzo Using Helicopters and Infrared Technology

(IN BRIEF) Terna, the company managing the national transmission grid, has completed aerial monitoring activities of the electricity grid in Abruzzo using helicopters from its fleet. The inspections covered approximately 2160 km of overhead lines, ensuring total efficiency of the … Read the full press release

Ricoh Empowers Commercial Printers with Next-Gen Pro C9500 Digital Colour Sheetfed Press for Enhanced Productivity and Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) Ricoh Europe has launched the next generation RICOH Pro C9500 digital colour sheetfed press, building on the success of the RICOH Pro C9200. The new model offers performance improvements, enhanced efficiency, and greater automation to empower commercial printers … Read the full press release

Environmental Consultancy Firm LUC Leases Office Space in Manchester’s Fourways Building Amidst Strong Demand for Characterful Spaces

(IN BRIEF) Savills, an international real estate advisor representing XLB & Pictet Alternative Advisors, has secured a new ten-year lease at Fourways in Manchester for environmental consultancy firm LUC (Land Use Consultants). LUC has acquired 2,241 sq ft of office … Read the full press release

Member of Neste Corporation’s Board of Directors, Jari Rosendal, Passes Away After Illness

(IN BRIEF) Jari Rosendal, a member of the Board of Directors of Neste Corporation, has passed away after a brief illness. Rosendal had been serving on Neste’s Board of Directors since 2018. Neste’s Chair of the Board of Directors, Matti … Read the full press release

Holcim Expands European Roofing Platform with Acquisition of CSTR, Strengthening Sustainable Solutions Portfolio

(IN BRIEF) Holcim has completed the acquisition of Cooper Standard Technical Rubber GmbH (CSTR), a prominent manufacturer of durable and technical rubber products used in roofing systems. With this acquisition, Holcim aims to expand its roofing platform in Europe and … Read the full press release

ZF Reports Strong H1 2023 Results and Confirms Full-Year Outlook Amid Global Market Challenges

(IN BRIEF) During the first half of 2023, ZF reported sales of €23.3 billion, a 10 percent increase from the previous year. The company’s adjusted EBIT reached €941 million, maintaining an EBIT margin of 4.0 percent. Despite challenges from inflation … Read the full press release

Voith Turbo Introduces Mechatronic Retarder Control Unit for Safer and More Efficient Braking in Commercial Vehicles

(IN BRIEF) Voith Turbo has been continuously developing its hydrodynamic retarder system for more than 50 years, providing wear-free braking for commercial vehicles. The company has now introduced the Mechatronic Retarder Control Unit (MRCU) as a new standard feature for … Read the full press release

INEOS and SINOPEC Finalize Joint Venture for Tianjin Nangang Ethylene Project

(IN BRIEF) INEOS has finalized the formation of a 50/50 joint venture with SINOPEC for the Tianjin Nangang Ethylene Project, which is currently being constructed by SINOPEC and expected to be operational by April 2024. The project includes a 1.2 … Read the full press release

Bosch Introduces OfficeOn: Streamlined Cloud Software for Small Trade Businesses

(IN BRIEF) Bosch has developed OfficeOn, a cloud-based software solution designed for smaller trade businesses to digitally manage key company processes. It aims to reduce administrative workload and streamline tasks like creating offers, invoices, coordinating schedules, and time management. The … Read the full press release

BASF’s LCA Study Reveals Environmentally Friendly Mozzarella Packaging Solutions

(IN BRIEF) BASF has conducted a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study on the environmental impact of mozzarella packaging using alternative raw materials in food-grade plastics production. The study compared a flexible multi-layer packaging with fossil feedstock-based packaging and a fossil-based … Read the full press release

Siemens Unveils High-Tech S-Bahn Trains for Munich: Setting New Standards in Comfort and Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Mobility has won an EU-wide tender to deliver 90 new S-Bahn trains for Munich, Germany, worth over two billion euros. The trains will provide more space, comfort, and innovations, with a total length of over 200 meters, … Read the full press release

Siemens Unveils Next-Gen SIRIUS 3UG5 Line Monitoring Relays for Enhanced Grid Stability and Safety

(IN BRIEF) Siemens has introduced the SIRIUS 3UG5 line monitoring relays, a new generation of relays combining proven technology with new features. These relays ensure standards-compliant grid stability and quality, protecting critical areas like hospitals and the process industry, and … Read the full press release

CERN Webfest 2023: Young Innovators Develop Impressive Science and Education Apps

(IN BRIEF) The 2023 CERN Webfest hackathon resulted in five impressive projects developed by 19 bright young participants from across CERN. The projects included web applications supporting science, research, and education, with ideas ranging from research facilitation tools to educational … Read the full press release

Hydro Invests €6 Million to Upgrade Aluminum Extrusion Plant in Lucé, France

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, a leading aluminum company, is investing NOK 67 million (EUR 6 million) to upgrade its aluminum extrusion plant in Lucé, France. The investment aims to improve the plant’s equipment, buildings, and infrastructure, enhancing its potential to become … Read the full press release

EIB and HypoVereinsbank Provide Over €2 Billion Financing for Munich S-Bahn’s New Trains

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and HypoVereinsbank, a German affiliate of UniCredit, are providing credit lines totaling over €2 billion to Deutsche Bahn for the procurement of 90 new trains for the Munich S-Bahn. The financing will be … Read the full press release

Evonik Expands Rubber Silanes Plant to Meet Growing Demand for Sustainable Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Evonik, a global leader in specialty chemicals, has expanded and commenced production at its rubber silanes plant, Evonik Lanxing (Rizhao) Chemical Industrial Co., Ltd. The state-of-the-art facility, established as a joint venture with DEG and Rizhao Lanxing Chemical … Read the full press release