Category Archives: Finland

Press Releases & News from Finland distributed via EuropaWire

Stora Enso 4Q and FY 2018 Financial Results: Webcast and press conference for media will take place at Stora Enso’s Head Office in Helsinki

HELSINKI, 18-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Stora Enso will publish its fourth quarter and full year 2018 Financial Results on Friday 1 February 2019 at approximately 09.30 Finnish time (08.30 CET). The following events will take place later that day: 1) Press … Read the full press release

French ferry operator La Méridionale digitalises its fleet with the latest energy management technology from Eniram, a Wärtsilä company

HELSINKI, 16-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eniram, a Wärtsilä company and French ferry operator La Méridionale, have taken notable steps on digitalising La Méridionale’s fleet with the help of the latest energy management technology. This partnership is in line with Wärtsilä’s Smart … Read the full press release

Mono helps Fonecta strengthen their digital presence offering for SMBs

COPENHAGEN, 16-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Mono Solutions is pleased to announce our newest partnership with Fonecta, the largest digital marketing service provider in Finland. Fonecta was searching for an advanced Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform to strengthen and renew their suite of digital … Read the full press release

MacGregor to supply deck machinery equipment for a US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) T-ATSX-class vessel

HELSINKI, 10-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been selected to supply deck machinery equipment for a US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) T-ATSX-class vessel under construction at Gulf Island Shipyards, in Houma, Louisiana, US. The US Navy will … Read the full press release

YIT started major apartment building projects in Finland with total value of nearly EUR 60 million

HELSINKI, 10-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — YIT started several apartment building projects in Finland in October–December 2018. The largest of these projects are Tampereen Kanavamestari, Helsingin Tanhua and Vantaan Hortensia. The total value of these projects is nearly EUR 60 million. The … Read the full press release

Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) takes EUR 65 million from NIB for safety system upgrades in two existing nuclear power plant units in Finland

HELSINKI, 19-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and the Finnish energy company Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) have signed a loan agreement of EUR 65 million financing safety system upgrades in two existing nuclear power plant units in Finland. This ten-year loan will contribute to TVO’s refurbishment project … Read the full press release

Swedish telecom operator Tele2 AB takes EUR 194 million loan from NIB for its merger with TV and broadband provider Com Hem

NIB and the Swedish telecom operator Tele2 AB have signed a SEK 2 billion (EUR 194 million) loan agreement to finance the company’s merger with TV and broadband provider Com Hem. HELSINKI, 19-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The eight-year maturity loan finances the merger of the … Read the full press release

BWW 2018 – Best Wine Critics of World have been selected – Jancis Robinson MW is the Winner!

The second prize went to Jeannie Cho Lee MW and the third to James Suckling HELSINKI, 12-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BWW-The Best Wine of the World-competition is by far the toughest wine competition on this planet. Unlike any other industry … Read the full press release

Pia Aaltonen-Forsell appointed Chief Financial Officer and member of the Leadership Team at Outokumpu

HELSINKI, 11-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pia Aaltonen-Forsell, M. Soc. Sc. (Econ.), MBA, has been appointed Outokumpu’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Leadership Team as of March 1, 2019 reporting to CEO Roeland Baan. Outokumpu’s CFO Christoph de la … Read the full press release

Nobel Banquet ceremony master Andrea Montano Montes will wear dress made with Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s sustainable fiber material

The fashion, textile and furniture industries are looking for new materials with a smaller environmental footprint     The Swedish paper and textile industries are working together to produce textiles from local raw material    The fabric for ceremony master Andrea Montano Montes’ dress … Read the full press release

Pöyry signs with PT. Indonesia Power for wind power, solar PV, battery storage and different renewable hybrid plants across Indonesia

HELSINKI, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — PT. Indonesia Power has awarded Pöyry with a three-year Framework Agreement contract for a number of different  types of renewable power projects across Indonesia. The assignment includes wind power, solar PV, battery storage and different renewable … Read the full press release

International Finance Magazine (IFM) awarded Pöyry the Best Engineering and Consultancy Company in Southeast Asia under its Utility/Energy Awards for 2018

HELSINKI, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Finance Magazine (IFM) has presented Pöyry with the award for Best Engineering and Consultancy Company in Southeast Asia under its Utility/Energy Awards for 2018. The IFM Awards is an annual event that recognises individuals … Read the full press release

Stora Enso and Sulapac to launch demo for sustainable drinking straws at Slush 2018

HELSINKI, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stora Enso and Sulapac continue to combat the global problem of plastic waste by launching a demo for sustainable drinking straws at Slush 2018, a leading startup event that gathers 20 000 tech enthusiasts from around … Read the full press release

Citycon divested the shopping centre Sampokeskus in Rovaniemi, Finland to a fund managed by Trevian AIFM

ESPOO, 03-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon has sold shopping centre Sampokeskus in Rovaniemi, Finland to a fund managed by Trevian AIFM. The total purchase price amounts to approximately EUR 16 million, which is close to the asset’s latest IFRS fair value. … Read the full press release

Neste: US EPA’s 2020 renewable volume final rule increases requirements for biomass-based diesel from the 2019 standard by 330 million gallons for 2020

ESPOO, 03-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the US published the final ruling covering renewable fuel volume requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program for 2019, and biomass-based diesel for 2020 on 30 November 2018. Neste … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä unveils new high-speed, compact engine at the International Workboat Show in New Orleans, USA

HELSINKI, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä strengthens its position as a global leader in the maritime markets by introducing the first Wärtsilä-branded high-speed engine. The International Workboat Show in New Orleans, USA, was the venue of the official … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä successfully completes round of test procedures of its automated dock-to-dock solution

HELSINKI, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully completed a further round of test procedures of its automated dock-to-dock solution. In an unprecedented operation, in the presence of the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA), the system was further tested … Read the full press release

NIB and Srei Equipment Finance launch loan programme for financing the acquisition or leasing of industrial equipment in India

NIB and Srei Equipment Finance Ltd. (SEFL), a leader in construction and mining equipment financing in India, have agreed on a loan programme for financing the acquisition or leasing of industrial equipment designed or produced in the NIB’s member countries. … Read the full press release

Pöyry celebrates its 60th anniversary with an epic ‘Carbon Clash’ event

HELSINKI, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pöyry is today hosting an epic ‘Carbon Clash’ event in the iconic Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, in celebration of its 60th anniversary. Attended by over 250 industry leaders and world-class experts, the Carbon Clash is set … Read the full press release

Sakari Ahdekivi appointed Deputy CEO and CFO at Ahlstrom-Munksjö; Executive VP, CFO & IR Pia Aaltonen-Forsell to leave

HELSINKI, 13-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Executive Vice President, CFO and Communications & Investor Relations Pia Aaltonen-Forsell has informed that she will leave Ahlstrom-Munksjö to take up new responsibilities outside the company. She will continue in her current role until end of … Read the full press release

Californian transportation company Ecology cuts greenhouse gas emissions by up to 80% and reduces tailpipe emissions with Neste MY Renewable Diesel

ESPOO, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ecology, a transportation and logistics company in California, has switched its fleet of more than 600 trucks to run on Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ and is reporting cleaner fuel filters, fewer maintenance problems and reductions in … Read the full press release

Neste launches Neste MY Renewable Diesel to the Swedish transport market

ESPOO, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste is launching Neste MY Renewable Diesel for the Swedish transport market. It is made from 100% renewable raw materials and emits up to 90% less greenhouse gas emissions compared to conventional fossil diesel. With 2.7 … Read the full press release

Neste and Clariant partner in developing and making new sustainable material solutions accessible to a variety of industries

ESPOO, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste, the world’s leading provider of sustainable renewable diesel and an expert in delivering drop-in renewable chemical solutions, and Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, have signed an agreement for a new partnership to join … Read the full press release

Chevron Lummus Global and Neste Engineering Solutions partner on NAPCON operator training simulators for residue hydrocracking technologies

ESPOO, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Chevron Lummus Global (CLG) and Neste Engineering Solutions have signed a collaboration agreement regarding NAPCON operator training simulators for residue hydrocracking technologies. The agreement will cover all the residue hydrocracking technologies of Chevron Lummus Global, for … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä Digitalisation: We have a 360-degree approach to creating a safe and compliant operating environment for marine and energy companies

Operators in the marine and energy industries face increasing demands when it comes to security throughout their product and service lifecycles. Digitalisation is taking over the marine and energy industries, building the importance of cyber security for data protection and … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to deliver a fully integrated scope to the largest ever LNG fuelled high-speed catamaran

HELSINKI, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest ever high-speed catamaran, which will operate on LNG fuel, will feature a fully integrated scope of supply from the technology group Wärtsilä. The 125 metres long vessel is being built at the Armon Gijón … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System submitted for US Coastguard Type Approval following completion of required testing procedures

HELSINKI, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä’s Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has successfully completed all the required testing procedures, and has now been submitted for US Coastguard (USCG) Type Approval. This follows the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Type … Read the full press release

Cobots and RPA Gain Centerstage in Automotive Robotics Space; Labor Issues Prevail as a Key Challenge

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Robotics in the automotive industry has been acclaimed as the impetus behind driving optimization and rethinking of production and process through innovative measures. Prospect of artificial intelligence is promising, with the ability to … Read the full press release

NIB to finance investments in water supply and wastewater treatment in Tanum, Sweden

NIB and the municipality of Tanum have signed a 25-year loan facility of SEK 150 million (EUR 14.65 million) to finance investments in water supply and wastewater treatment. HELSINKI, 06-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The long-term loan from NIB will co-finance projects … Read the full press release

Food Waste Recycling Machine Sales to Reach 10,890 units in 2018 on the Back of Growing Investments in Sustainable Solutions

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR’s recent study on food waste recycling machine market foresees a promising growth, driven by proactive initiatives for fostering environmental sustainability. An amalgamation of pivotal aspects, ranging from launch of legislation around food waste … Read the full press release