Daily Archives: 6, April 2024

Henkel Introduces Loctite Eccobond UF 9000AE for Advanced Semiconductor Packaging

(IN BRIEF) Henkel has unveiled Loctite Eccobond UF 9000AE, a specialized semiconductor capillary underfill encapsulant designed to meet the rigorous demands of cutting-edge applications like artificial intelligence (AI) and high-performance computing (HPC). This innovative material provides robust protection for large … Read the full press release

Metso’s Tampere Factory Adapts to Lower Production Volumes: Consultation Process Initiated

(IN BRIEF) Metso Corporation’s Tampere factory in the Aggregates business area faces challenges with low new orders and delays in material deliveries, resulting in increased inventories of finished goods. To align manufacturing with the temporarily reduced production volumes, Metso has … Read the full press release

Examining the UK’s Economic Turnaround: Challenges and Solutions

(IN BRIEF) While the British Prime Minister and Chancellor celebrate signs of economic recovery, deeper analysis reveals ongoing challenges for UK households. Despite inflation easing slightly, stagnant growth in average incomes over nearly two decades poses a significant concern. The … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Expands Presence with New Hybrid Plant in Szeged

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall, a leading technology company, is establishing a new plant in Szeged, Hungary, representing a significant expansion in the EU and NATO partner country. The groundbreaking ceremony on March 26, 2024, marked the commencement of construction, with the … Read the full press release

Indra Secures $16 Million Contract for MetroLink Ticket Vending Machine Renovation

(IN BRIEF) Indra, a global technology and consulting company, has won a $16 million contract for the renovation of ticket vending machines (TVMs) for MetroLink, the St. Louis light rail network. The contract includes designing, manufacturing, and supplying state-of-the-art TVMs … Read the full press release

University of Exeter’s Paul Blackmore Honored with Kathy Sims Mentoring Award

(IN BRIEF) Paul Blackmore, Divisional Head for Student Employability and Academic Success at the University of Exeter, has been recognized with the Kathy Sims Mentoring Award at the Global Career Services Summit Awards in Washington DC. The award acknowledges his … Read the full press release

University of Exeter Among Top Targets for Graduate Employers

(IN BRIEF) The University of Exeter has secured the 10th spot in the Times Top 100 Graduate Employers list, indicating its popularity among leading UK national and multi-national companies seeking to recruit graduates. Compiled by High Fliers, the report is … Read the full press release

ENTSO-E Hosts High-Level Roundtable on European Grid Action Plan Progress

(IN BRIEF) ENTSO-E recently convened a High-Level Roundtable, bringing together key stakeholders to assess advancements made since the inception of the EU Grid Action Plan for electricity and to pinpoint areas requiring further attention. With notable attendees including Minister of … Read the full press release

Breakthrough Study: Single Genetic Test Offers Early Diagnosis for Children with Rare Disorders

(IN BRIEF) A groundbreaking study led by researchers from the University of Exeter, the Wellcome Sanger Institute, and the University of Cambridge introduces a novel approach to genetic testing, potentially revolutionizing the diagnosis of rare developmental disorders in children. By … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo Partners with A2A to Power Operations with Renewable Energy

(IN BRIEF) In its ongoing commitment to reduce emissions and align with its ESG strategy, Intesa Sanpaolo has signed an agreement with A2A to procure electricity from renewable sources. This agreement, spanning ten years, will see Intesa Sanpaolo sourcing around … Read the full press release

Paris 2024 Torch Relay: Coca-Cola Concert Series to Ignite Festivities Across France

(IN BRIEF) The Paris 2024 Torch Relay, sponsored by Coca-Cola, Banque Populaire & Caisse d’Epargne, promises an electrifying celebration as it traverses France, starting from Marseille on 8 May. With the flame’s arrival, the festivities will kick off, featuring six … Read the full press release

Symrise Provides Relief Efforts After Cyclone “GAMANE” Hits Madagascar

(IN BRIEF) In the wake of cyclone “GAMANE” striking Madagascar’s SAVA region, affecting the main vanilla growing area, Symrise ensures the safety of its 200 employees and extends aid to the affected community. The cyclone caused flooding, damaging houses, rice … Read the full press release

Societe Generale Joins Leading Banks to Introduce Pegasus Guidelines for Measuring Aviation Portfolio Emissions

(IN BRIEF) Societe Generale, alongside BNP Paribas, Citi, Crédit Agricole CIB, and Standard Chartered, in collaboration with RMI (Rocky Mountain Institute), has developed the pioneering Pegasus Guidelines. These guidelines offer a voluntary climate-aligned finance framework tailored for the aviation sector, … Read the full press release

Allianz AGCS to Sell U.S. MidCorp and Entertainment Insurance Businesses to Arch for $450 Million

(IN BRIEF) Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) has announced an agreement to divest its U.S. MidCorp and Entertainment insurance businesses to Arch Insurance North America for $450 million in cash. The deal includes the transfer of approximately $2 … Read the full press release

EIB Grants €45 Million Loan to CentraleSupélec for Campus Renovation

(IN BRIEF) CentraleSupélec, a renowned French engineering school, is set to undergo a transformative renovation of its historic Bréguet building, thanks to a €45 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB). This loan, part of the last stage of … Read the full press release