Author Archives: EuropaWire PR Editors

Rolls-Royce closes sale of its North American nuclear services business to Westinghouse Electric Company

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announces that it has completed the sale of its North American nuclear services business to Westinghouse Electric Company, a leading global nuclear business with a strong presence in North America. The recent … Read the full press release

Total, Groupe PSA tie up to launch battery manufacturing plant for electric vehicles in Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 31-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Total, through its affiliate Saft, intends to establish a joint venture with Groupe PSA/Opel called the Automotive Cell Company (AAC). The joint venture will develop an electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing facility in Europe. … Read the full press release

ZEISS partners with RIKEN Innovation to accelerate bioengineering innovations

(PRESS RELEASE) OBERKOCHEN,Germany / TOKYO, Japan, 31-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS announces strategic collaboration with RIKEN Innovation Co., Ltd. The partnership will involve RIKEN’s expertise in bioengineering and image data manipulation and ZEISS’ leadership in optical solutions to facilitate in … Read the full press release

Energy Hub for Generali workers’ physical, mental wellness

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 30-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance company, Generali, revitalizes the energy of its employees by launching ‘Energy Hub’ project for them to promote a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. The Energy Hub, located in the Generali Tower in Milan, … Read the full press release

Bentley EXP 100 GT the ‘Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year’ will be on display at the UNESCO world heritage site, Hotel des Invalides

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 30-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley Motors proudly begins the year after receiving special recognition for its futuristic centenary concept car, the Bentley EXP 100 GT, at the prestigious French Festival Automobile International event. In the 35th annual … Read the full press release

Caisse des Dépôts’ Banque des Territoires buys 50 per cent equity stake in Total Quadran portfolio of solar and wind energy for EUR 150 million

Caisse des Dépôts' Banque des Territoires buys 50 per cent equity stake in Total Quadran for EUR 150 million

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading energy player Total has just announced that Banque des Territoires (Caisse des Dépôts) will acquire a 50% equity stake in Total Quadran’s portfolio of solar and wind energy assets in France for … Read the full press release

Arkema appoints Eric Cassisa as the new VP of Safety and Environment

(PRESS RELEASE) COLOMBES, France, 29-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Chemicals company, Arkema, has appointed Eric Cassisa as their new Vice President (VP) of Safety and Environment. Cassisa, 52, holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Aix-en-Provence. He graduated … Read the full press release

Safran welcomes newly appointed Vice President, Public Affairs, Fabien Menant

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran announces the appointment of Fabien Menant as Vice President, Public Affairs, from February 1, 2020. Fabien reports to Safran Senior Executive Vice President, International and Public Relations, Alexandre Ziegler. Fabien started his … Read the full press release

ECE Fund II in Spain buys Intu Asturias shopping center in Oviedo from intu properties plc and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for EUR 290 million

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 29-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ —The  European leader in the shopping centers market ECE announced that its ECE Fund II in Spain has acquired the “intu Asturias” shopping center in Oviedo, Spain. Post acquisition, the ECE Fund II has … Read the full press release

Infront Lab invests in AI-based video tracking and analytics startup Videocites

Infront Lab invests in AI-based video tracking and analytics startup Videocites

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 28-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wanda Sports Group controlled Infront announced it has taken a stake in the AI-driven video tracking and analytics company Videocites. Infront plans to introduce Videocites’ technology and services to current and future rights … Read the full press release

Nestlé is in talks with Allergan to acquire Zenpep for the expansion of its medical nutrition business

(PRESS RELEASE) VEVEY, Switzerland, 28-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé, is in discussion with Allergan, a leading pharmaceutical company, to acquire the gastrointestinal medication Zenpep. The two companies have already entered into asset purchase agreement which will further Nestle’s medical nutrition … Read the full press release

Eni, SNOC discover new gas field in UAE Sharjah’s onshore

(PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE, Italy, 28-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The partnership between Eni, Italian gas company and Sharjah National Oil Corporation (SNOC) has borne fruit after a year, following concession agreement, in a discovery of gas and condensate in … Read the full press release

Bayer supports the fight against coronavirus in China with medicines and financial aid

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 28-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Bayer is supporting people affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak in China. The pharmaceutical company is contributing medicines and financial help worth of approximately EUR 1.5 million. The donations will be sent to … Read the full press release

SEAT becomes the first automaker to join the urban mobility hub Madrid in Motion

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 27-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT, a member of Volkwagen group, to work with Madrid in Motion on addressing the challenges of urban mobility. Madrid in Motion is a multi-sector, public-private open innovation hub that gathers businesses, public … Read the full press release

EBRD names its new EU representative, Florentine Hopmeier

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD announces the appointment of Florentine Hopmeier as new head of its Brussels office. She will start her role as the new EU representative today, 27th of January 2020. Florentine succeeds Gwilym Jones, … Read the full press release

RCH To Present New Smart ECR, Robust and Vintage POS Systems at EuroShop 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) TREVISO, Italy, 27-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — This February (16-20), RCH Group will be exhibiting at EuroShop, the world’s largest trade fair for retail investment requirements. On booth #G49 in Hall 6 the company will introduce a number of … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval joins initiative to accelerate shipping industry’s decarbonization

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 24-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval joins initiative aimed to get zero-emission vessels into operation by 2030. The ‘Getting to Zero Coalition’ is a partnership between the Global Maritime Forum, the Friends of Ocean action, and the … Read the full press release

RTL Group’s Divimove aims at the DACH market with the acquisition of German based influencer network

RTL Group's Divimove aims at the DACH market with the acquisition of German based influencer network

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN/COLOGNE, 24-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest online video firm in Europe and subsidiary of RTL Group, Divimove GmbH is acquiring Tube One Networks, specialized in social media and influencer marketing. The Cologne-based German agency boasts some 300 … Read the full press release

ENGIE and EDPR combine expertise and capabilities on offshore wind

(PRESS RELEASE) LA DÉFENSE, France, 24-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE announces 50/50 joint-venture (JV) agreement with EDPR (edp renewables), bringing together the industrial expertise and development capacity of both companies in fixed and floating offshore wind. The agreement follows the … Read the full press release

Bayer names their new Information and Digital Transformation Chief

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 24-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Pharmaceutical company, Bayer, appoints Bijoy Sagar as their new Chief Information and Digital Transformation Officer (CIDO). Sagar, 50, will take over the CIDO position effective in June 2020. Sagar will assume the said … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö confirms its support to coated and bonded abrasives manufacturers by joining the Sustainable European Abrasive Manufacturers initiative

Ahlstrom-Munksjö confirms its support to coated and bonded abrasives manufacturers by joining the Sustainable European Abrasive Manufacturers initiative

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 23-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö has just announced it is joining the newly launched initiative called SEAM (from Sustainable European Abrasive Manufacturers) aimed at improving the sustainability of the abrasive industry. SEAM was announced on January 21, … Read the full press release

First installation of De Nora’s latest generation of advanced electrode package for water electrolysis

First installation of De Nora's latest generation of advanced electrode package for water electrolysis

De Nora electrodes will be installed into the largest GREEN HYDROGEN plant in Europe (PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 23-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — De Nora announced it has been selected to deliver electrodes to the largest ZERO – CARBON HYDROGEN PLANT in … Read the full press release

World’s first AI app aimed at monitoring animal welfare launches in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) VIBY J, Denmark, 23-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Dairy company, Arla Finland launches Arla Iris, an artificial intelligence (AI) technology application that gives latest information on animal welfare to its consumers in Finland. Arla Iris gathers data on cleanliness, … Read the full press release

Czech Republic: Skanska to upgrade the old D1 Motorway under CZK 1.4 billion agreement

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction and development company, Skanska, is set to modernize the 14-kilometer D1 motorway in Czech Republic under the CZK 1.4 billion (SEK 580 million) contract with the Road and Motorway Directorate.  The oldest … Read the full press release

20,000 new charging points for electric vehicles to be provided by Total in Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 22-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Total has entered into an agreement in which the oil and gas company will install and operate 20,000 new public charging points in the three provinces of The Netherlands, namely North-Holland, Flevoland, and … Read the full press release

DHL Freight creates new Transport Management through ‘EVO’

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 22-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading road freight services, DHL Freight, implements single Transport Management System (TMS) called ‘EVO’ catering all DHL freight operations in Europe. The IT system, EVO – comes from the term “evolution”, creates an … Read the full press release

Michael Spiegel joins Standard Chartered from Deutsche Bank to strengthen its position as a leading transaction bank

Michael Spiegel joins Standard Chartered from Deutsche Bank

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 21-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Michael Spiegel has been nominated global Chief Trade Officer by Standard Chartered effective 2 January, 2020. He will be based Singapore and will report to Lisa Robins, Global Head of Transaction Banking. Michael … Read the full press release

Launching the SEAM Program, a New Framework Dedicated to the Sustainability of the Abrasive Industry

After years of unwavering commitment to quality and safety in the use of abrasives and production processes, European abrasive companies are again joining forces to implement sustainability measures industry-wide, thanks to SEAM. (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 21-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, … Read the full press release

Centrica champions on climate change disclosure

(PRESS RELEASE) WINDSOR, UK, 21-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational energy and services Centrica proves itself once again to be the world leader for strategic action on climate change, said by CDP Worldwide. Based on the climate change report in 2019 … Read the full press release

WEF / Accenture: the era of stakeholder capitalism – study

WEF / Accenture: the era of stakeholder capitalism - study

Stronger financial performance thanks to stakeholder-centric leadership A new model of responsible leadership: mission, innovation and inclusion (PRESS RELEASE) DAVOS, 20-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The World Economic Forum in partnership with Accenture have unveiled their new study called Seeking New … Read the full press release