Daily Archives: 22, September 2023

Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients Launches Online Training Series ‘The Secret Heroes of Personal Care’

(IN BRIEF) Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients, a leading provider of cosmetic ingredients, has introduced an online training series called “The Secret Heroes of Personal Care.” Available on YouTube, this series aims to provide in-depth insights into the science of product protection … Read the full press release

Maersk Launches Technology-Driven Warehousing & Distribution Facility in Douala, Cameroon

(IN BRIEF) A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) has inaugurated a modern Warehousing & Distribution (W&D) facility in Douala, Cameroon, to meet the increasing demand for goods, especially in the FMCG sector, driven by the expansion of the middle-class population in … Read the full press release

MSC Group Orders Two Hydrogen-Powered Luxury Ships as Part of €3.5 Billion Investment

(IN BRIEF) The Cruise Division of MSC Group has confirmed orders for two hydrogen-powered luxury vessels for its brand Explora Journeys. The €3.5 billion investment will also explore additional environmental technologies, such as alternative fuels like bio and synthetic gas, … Read the full press release

ITC Deploys Traffic Management Solution in Peachtree Corners, Launches into United States Market

FULLY AGNOSTIC SOLUTION CONNECTS TO EXISTING TRAFFIC INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ADAPTIVE CONTROL OF TRAFFIC SIGNAL TIMING (IN BRIEF) Peachtree Corners, a smart city in the USA, has partnered with ITC Intelligent Traffic Control Ltd (ITC) to deploy an innovative traffic management … Read the full press release

Infineon Takes Lead in European Research Project to Develop Sustainable Electronics

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG has assumed the role of head and coordinator for the European research project EECONE (European ECOsystem for greeN Electronics), aimed at enhancing the sustainability of electronics in Europe. EECONE, supported by the European Union, brings … Read the full press release

Empa Develops Virtual Reality Tool for Simulating and Studying Railroad Noise

(IN BRIEF) Researchers at Empa, a Swiss research institute, have developed a virtual reality simulation tool for studying and simulating various types of railroad noise. The tool, created as part of the EU project SILVARSTAR, enables users to experience and … Read the full press release

Danmarks Nationalbank Joins Eurex’s Cleared Repo Markets

(IN BRIEF) Danmarks Nationalbank, the central bank of Denmark, has become the second central bank outside the euro area to actively trade and centrally clear repo transactions at Eurex. Eurex’s cleared repo markets, which currently have over 160 registered participants, … Read the full press release

ABB to Deliver Power Distribution System for Samskip’s Hydrogen-Powered Container Ships

(IN BRIEF) ABB has secured an order to provide a comprehensive power distribution system for two new short-sea container ships being built for Samskip Group, a global logistics company based in Rotterdam. These vessels will be among the world’s first … Read the full press release

SIX Appoints Bjørn Sibbern as Global Head of Exchanges and Executive Board Member

(IN BRIEF) Bjørn Sibbern, currently the Executive Vice President and President of European Markets at Nasdaq, has been appointed as the Global Head of Exchanges and a Member of the Executive Board of SIX. He will assume this position on … Read the full press release

Hexagon Launches HxGN Mould & Die Suite for Enhanced Mould and Die Manufacturing Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has introduced the HxGN Mould & Die suite, comprising dedicated CAD/CAM, engineering, and automation tools to empower mould and die manufacturers. The suite targets operational excellence in designing and producing plastic injection moulds, progressive … Read the full press release

Hexagon’s Asset Lifecycle Intelligence Division Honored as Employer of Choice in Australian Business Awards 2023

(IN BRIEF) Hexagon’s Asset Lifecycle Intelligence division has received the prestigious Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice (EOC) for the fifth consecutive year. This award recognizes organizations that excel in creating workplaces that maximize workforce potential through effective employee … Read the full press release

Henkel Adhesive Technologies Implements Sustainable Portfolio Assessment Methodology

(IN BRIEF) Henkel Adhesive Technologies, a global leader in adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings, has introduced an audited methodology for assessing the sustainability performance of its product portfolio. The assessment methodology, developed to align with Henkel’s Sustainability Ambition 2030, evaluates … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Receives Multi-Million Euro Orders for Coolant Control Valves in Fuel Cell-Powered Trucks

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall AG, a technology enterprise, has secured significant orders in the mid-two-digit million-euro range from a major international truckmaker for coolant control valves to be used in fuel cell-powered trucks. The orders include electronic thermostatic valves and coolant … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom to Supply GNSS-Based Tolling Solution to Danish EETS Provider Brobizz

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom (KTC), a global transport solutions provider, has secured a significant contract with Danish EETS toll service provider Brobizz. Under the agreement, Kapsch will provide its advanced GNSS-based tolling solution, featuring TÜV-certified On-Board Units (OBUs) and satellite … Read the full press release

Bosch and Palas Collaborate to Enhance Air Quality Monitoring with Comprehensive Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Bosch and Palas GmbH, a measuring technology specialist, have formed a strategic partnership to improve air quality monitoring. Palas will provide expertise in measuring various gases and airborne particles, incorporating Bosch’s Environmental Connected Box (ECoB) measurement device into … Read the full press release

DHL Supply Chain Invests €80 Million in Cork Biomethane Facility for Carbon-Neutral Trucks

(IN BRIEF) DHL Supply Chain has unveiled an €80 million investment plan to operate biomethane-fueled trucks, partnering with Stream BioEnergy to establish a dedicated biomethane production facility in Cork. Biomethane is a renewable gas with the potential for carbon neutrality. … Read the full press release

BASF Launches ‘MyCarbonFootprint’ App to Enhance Sustainability Insights for Customers

(IN BRIEF) BASF has unveiled a new digital application called “MyCarbonFootprint” aimed at providing customers with an improved understanding of the sustainability status of their product portfolio purchased from BASF. This application helps customers identify BASF solutions that align with … Read the full press release

Škoda Auto Celebrates Milestone of Three Million SUVs Produced

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto is commemorating a significant achievement as it rolls out its three-millionth SUV, a black Škoda Kodiaq Sportline, at the Kvasiny plant in Roasio, Vercelli, Italy. The production milestone underscores Škoda’s substantial growth in the SUV segment … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Supports Albis in Advancing Nonwoven Innovation for Hygiene and Medical Applications

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully commenced operations of a new carding machine and opening/blending line at Albis in Roasio, Vercelli, Italy. This investment marks a significant milestone for Albis in meeting evolving demands and producing innovative nonwoven … Read the full press release

Vattenfall Advances Seabird Tracking with AI Technology at Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm

(IN BRIEF) Vattenfall has initiated a groundbreaking trial at the Aberdeen Bay Offshore Wind Farm, employing artificial intelligence (AI) technology to track seabird movements. Developed by Norwegian Spoor, this AI technology precisely monitors the 3D flight paths of birds near … Read the full press release

Lenzing Achieves EU Ecolabel Certification for Indonesian Fibers, Reinforces Commitment to Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) The Lenzing Group, a leading provider of specialty cellulose fibers for textiles and nonwoven industries, has attained certification from the prestigious EU Ecolabel for its fibers produced at the Indonesian facility in Purwakarta (PT. South Pacific Viscose). This … Read the full press release

EIF Invests €40 Million in Blume Equity to Boost European Climate Tech Startups

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) is injecting €40 million into Blume Equity, a leading European climate tech growth fund, with support from the InvestEU program. This investment, one of EIF’s largest in a first-time growth-stage fund, aims to … Read the full press release

EIB President Werner Hoyer Urges Equitable Climate Action at UNGA

(IN BRIEF) At the 78th General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA), EIB President Werner Hoyer emphasized the importance of ambitious climate action and global development partnerships. Speaking at the Climate Ambition Summit, President Hoyer highlighted the economic potential of … Read the full press release