Daily Archives: 2, April 2024

Borealis Expands Circular Economy Commitment with Acquisition of Integra Plastics AD

(IN BRIEF) Borealis announces the successful acquisition of Integra Plastics AD, a Bulgarian advanced mechanical recycling player, solidifying its position in the circular economy landscape. Integra Plastics’ state-of-the-art recycling plant, with an annual capacity exceeding 20,000 tons, significantly bolsters Borealis’ … Read the full press release

DB and Industry Leaders Champion Digital Automatic Coupling for Rail Freight Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) Dr. Sigrid Nikutta, a board member of DB, unveils the successful practical tests of a digital freight train, marking a significant advancement in Europe’s rail freight transport system. The introduction of Digital Automatic Coupling (DAK) as a new … Read the full press release

Former DSV CEO Jens Bjørn Andersen to Chair STARK Group’s External Board

(IN BRIEF) STARK Group, after three years under CVC Capital Partners, appoints former DSV CEO Jens Bjørn Andersen to establish its external board. Andersen, known for his transformative leadership at DSV, expresses excitement about joining STARK Group during its impressive … Read the full press release

Societe Generale and AllianceBernstein Launch Joint Venture “Bernstein” for Global Equity Business

(IN BRIEF) Societe Generale (GLE) and AllianceBernstein (AB) have officially launched Bernstein, a joint venture aimed at establishing a prominent global cash equities and equity research enterprise. This collaboration, stemming from an announcement made in November 2022, signifies a significant … Read the full press release

Solvay Joins Cyber Security Coalition to Bolster Global Cyber Defense

(IN BRIEF) Solvay has announced its membership in the Cyber Security Coalition, marking a strategic move to enhance its cyber defense capabilities and foster a secure digital environment. This alignment with Solvay’s global cybersecurity strategy reflects its commitment to safeguarding … Read the full press release

ARBURGadditive Showcases Advanced 3D Printing Technology at Rapid.Tech Anniversary

(IN BRIEF) ARBURGadditive will participate in the 20th anniversary of Rapid.Tech in Erfurt from May 14 to 16, 2024, showcasing two innovative exhibits: a large freeformer 750-3X operating on plastic granules and an LiQ 5 for 3D printing liquid silicone … Read the full press release

Atos SE to Present Refinancing Framework to Financial Creditors

(IN BRIEF) Atos SE has scheduled a presentation of its refinancing framework to its financial creditors on April 8, 2024, following the announcement made on March 26. Creditors holding unsecured financial debt of Atos SE are urged to contact Kroll, … Read the full press release

University of Helsinki Launches Doctoral Researcher Positions Pilot Funded by Finnish Ministry

(IN BRIEF) The University of Helsinki has initiated a doctoral education pilot, sponsored by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture, offering three-year positions for doctoral researchers. With 236 vacancies across 11 sectoral pilots, the application period runs until April … Read the full press release

One World Media Awards Longlist Revealed, Highlighting Women’s Solutions Reporting

(IN BRIEF) One World Media has unveiled the longlist of selected stories for its 15 award categories, including the Women’s Solutions Reporting Award, supported by the European Investment Bank. With over 500 submissions from 117 countries, journalists and filmmakers worldwide … Read the full press release

SSAB to Build State-of-the-Art Fossil-Free Mini-Mill in Luleå, Sweden

(IN BRIEF) SSAB’s Board of Directors has approved the construction of a cutting-edge fossil-free mini-mill in Luleå, Sweden, marking a significant step in the company’s transition to sustainable steel production. The new mill, with a capacity of 2.5 million tons … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo’s BLA for Datopotamab Deruxtecan Accepted by FDA for Advanced Breast Cancer Treatment

(IN BRIEF) AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo’s Biologics License Application (BLA) for datopotamab deruxtecan (Dato-DXd) has been acknowledged by the US FDA for treating adult patients with unresectable or metastatic hormone receptor (HR)-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer who have received prior systemic … Read the full press release

Triton Fund V Completes Acquisition of Siemens Energy’s Trench Business

(IN BRIEF) Triton Fund V, under Triton’s advisement, has finalized the acquisition of Siemens Energy’s Trench business, a leading manufacturer of high-voltage grid components. Trench, renowned for its expertise and global presence with nine factory locations and 2,400 employees worldwide, … Read the full press release

Ahold Delhaize Repurchased 200,000 Shares as Part of €1 Billion Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) Ahold Delhaize has disclosed its repurchase of 200,000 common shares between March 25, 2024, and March 28, 2024, at an average price of €27.45 per share, totaling €5.5 million. This buyback is part of the company’s €1 billion … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Trucks Unveils New Actros L: The Next Evolution in Diesel-Powered Heavy Trucks

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz Trucks has announced the release of the new Actros L, slated to redefine the premium segment of heavy diesel-powered trucks. Set to be available for order from April 2024 and commencing production in December 2024, the Actros … Read the full press release

Adyen Partners with PayMe by HSBC to Expand Payment Options in Hong Kong

(IN BRIEF) Adyen, a global financial technology platform, has announced its partnership with PayMe by HSBC in Hong Kong, enabling Adyen’s merchants to accept PayMe as a payment method for online purchases. PayMe, with over three million users and acceptance … Read the full press release

Vattenfall IT Recognized as Champion of Neurodiversity on World Autism Awareness Day

(IN BRIEF) On World Autism Awareness Day, Vattenfall highlights its commitment to inclusivity, particularly within its IT division. Partnering with Unicus since 2020, Vattenfall IT has been providing employment opportunities for individuals with autism, fostering a culture of acceptance and … Read the full press release

UBS Group AG Concludes 2022 Share Repurchase Program, Announces 2024 Program

(IN BRIEF) UBS Group AG has successfully completed its 2022 share repurchase program, repurchasing 298,537,950 shares via a separate trading line on the SIX Swiss Exchange, totaling CHF 5,009,665,264 (USD 5,244,697,247). A portion of the repurchased shares, approved by the … Read the full press release

Marel’s SensorX: Revolutionizing Bone Detection in Food Processing

(IN BRIEF) In the realm of food processing, maintaining food safety and quality is paramount, yet contaminants pose a persistent challenge. Marel’s SensorX, introduced in 2007, has been a game-changer in bone inspection, setting the standard for the poultry industry. … Read the full press release

Navigating the Complexities of Big Data: Insights and Concerns Explored

(IN BRIEF) The realm of scientific research is experiencing a revolution with the advent of Big Data, allowing for the extraction of valuable insights and patterns from vast datasets. Xiaoyao Han, a PhD student at UG/Campus Fryslân, delves into the … Read the full press release

AFRY Partners with TNB Renewables for Solar PV Project in Malaysia

(IN BRIEF) TNB Renewables Sdn Bhd (TRe), a subsidiary of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), has enlisted AFRY as the owner’s engineer for a significant solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Kedah, Malaysia. The project, known as the Corporate Green Power Programme … Read the full press release