Category Archives: Finland

Press Releases & News from Finland distributed via EuropaWire

Neste expands its renewable diesel offering in Europe with the launch of Neste MY Renewable Diesel in Belgium

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 2-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste, the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and the 4th most sustainable company in the world*, introduces its Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ in the Belgian market in collaboration … Read the full press release

LyondellBasell to source feedstock from Neste made from 100% renewable feedstock from bio-based sources

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), a leading renewable fuels and sustainable feedstock company with operations in 14 countries, and LyondellBasell, one of world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, have announced a long-term commercial agreement … Read the full press release

Citycon: The new urban centre Lippulaiva will be carbon neutral in terms of energy consumption from the opening day

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon, a leading owner, developer and manager of multipurpose urban centres, has announced that the new urban centre Lippulaiva, that is currently under construction in Espoonlahti, is a pioneer in sustainable energy solutions, … Read the full press release

Leosphere’s new WindCube® Scan Dual Lidar Ready offering provides complete, spatial wind data and cost-efficient offshore wind assessment

The company’s technical and scientific experts are currently delivering dual-lidar technologies and services to meet growing customer demand for increased coverage, accuracy, ease-of-use, and cost-efficiency. (PRESS RELEASE) VANTAA, 3-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements, Vaisala … Read the full press release

Neste in final phase of testing of renewable gasoline for commercial use in existing fleet

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 21-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), an oil refining and marketing company as well as the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel, has announced it is in the final phase of testing … Read the full press release

Cosmetics company Lumene reduces greenhouse gas emissions from its manufacturing process by up to 90% by switching to renewable fuel oil from Neste

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 26-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste announces that Finnish cosmetics company Lumene has introduced Neste MY Non-Road Diesel™ at its factory in Kauklahti, Espoo, Finland, replacing the fossil fuel oil previously used at the factory. In early 2021 … Read the full press release

Innovative battery solution created by Fortum, Volvo Cars, and Comsys installed at Landafors hydropower plant in Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 21-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum announces collaboration with Volvo Cars, and cleantech company Comsys for the development of an innovative battery solution that is now being installed at Fortum’s Landafors hydropower plant on the river Ljusnan in … Read the full press release

Gasum trials deliveries of liquefied biogas for the Finnish Border Guard

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 7-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Gasum announces that it has started biogas deliveries for the Finnish Border Guard. One delivery was made from Risavika in Norway and another from the Turku biogas plant, in Finland. These test deliveries … Read the full press release

Breakthrough delivery fiber to enable ultrafast high-power laser processing

(PRESS RELEASE) TAMPERE, Finland, 24-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The PULSE project has now packaged a unique fiber design into a rugged water-cooled laser-light cable ready to enable a new era in ultrafast light delivery for advanced manufacturing (Figure 1). Increased power … Read the full press release

SEB and Wärtsilä successfully trial ground-breaking secure data sharing in Trade Finance

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SEB announces a breakthrough achievement in secure data sharing. Together with technology group Wärtsilä, parties participated in a ground-breaking test of secure data sharing between companies in Trade Finance. The results demonstrates that … Read the full press release

Borealis secures access to clean and cost-efficient energy to power its operations in Stenungsund, Sweden

Power purchase agreement (PPA) signed by Borealis with Gasum to source power from wind farm owned and operated by Stena Renewable Borealis secures Kronoberget wind farm output for next ten years to power its production operations in Stenungsund, Sweden This … Read the full press release

Anna Mossberg leder Nordens största privata AI-lab i Sverige: “Utan AI riskerar svenska företag att förlora sin konkurrensfördel.”

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, Sverige, 10-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Anna Mossberg, den nyutnämnda MD:n för Silo AI Sweden, tror att svenska företag riskerar att förlora sin konkurrensfördel utan AI. I sin nya roll siktar hon på att lösa de två stora … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel no longer intends to pursue acquisition of Tikkurila

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 8-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational company which creates paints and performance coatings, Akzo Nobel N.V. announces that it no longer intends to acquire Tikkurila, following a competing, higher, offer for Tikkurila. Despite a strong cultural fit … Read the full press release

Citycon welcomes new Vice President, Strategy and Investor Relations Laura Jauhiainen

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 19-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading owner, developer and manager of urban grocery-anchored shopping centres in the Nordic countries, Citycon announces the appointment of Laura Jauhiainen, CFA, as Vice President, Strategy and Investor Relations as of 1 January 2021. … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa to supply its most powerful onshore wind turbine to Alajoki-Peuralinna site in Finland

Siemens Gamesa to supply 14 SG 5.8-155 turbines optimized for the Alajoki-Peuralinna site in central Finland, with high towers for maximum wind production, with a total height reaching 240 meters. The deal strengthens partnership with wind power company Suomen Hyötytuuli … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel announces proposal to acquire Finnish manufacturer of paints and lacquers Tikkurila

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 18-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational company which creates paints and performance coatings, Akzo Nobel N.V. announces that it has made a comprehensive non-binding proposal to acquire Tikkurila, Finnish manufacturer of paints and lacquers. The proposed merger … Read the full press release

wpd selects Nordex wind turbines for its 188 MW wind farm project in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) BREMEN, 11-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — wpd announces that it has selected which turbine type will be installed in the 188 MW project “Karhunnevankangas” in the western Finnish region of Österbotten. wpd relies on the proven partnership with the … Read the full press release

DHL Express to use Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel at its San Francisco International Airport operations

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 21-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste announces that it has signed an agreement with DHL Express, the express service arm of Deutsche Post DHL Group, world’s leading mail and logistics company, for the supply of sustainable aviation fuel … Read the full press release

Fortum welcomes new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Bernhard Günther

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 18-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum Corporation announces the appointment of Bernhard Günther (age 53, Ph.D. Econ.) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Executive Management Team as of 1 February 2021. Bernhard Günther, a German … Read the full press release

Fortum Group new biodiversity targets: at least 12 voluntary measures enhancing biodiversity to be implemented in 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 18-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Energy company Fortum announces new biodiversity targets for its entire Group, including Uniper. Fortum commits to implementing more than 12 major voluntary measures that enhance biodiversity in 2021. The biodiversity target was announced … Read the full press release

CapMan Real Estate sells Helsinki office building to Swedish real estate company Castellum for EUR 23 million

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 14-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan Nordic Real Estate Fund announces an agreement to sell an office building in the Sörnäinen district of Helsinki to Castellum. Hämeentie 15 is a historic property strategically located north of Helsinki CBD. … Read the full press release

Stora Enso to build a granulation and packing plant for lignin

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 4-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper, Stora Enso announces its investment of EUR 14 million for the construction of a granulation and packing plant for lignin at … Read the full press release

Energy transition: NIB supports modernisation and contruction of new hydropower plant in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 2-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB announces that it has signed a 10-year loan agreement of EUR 10 million with Finnish Kuurnan Voima Oy. The funds will be used to reburbish Kuurna hydropower plant and to build Laurinvirta … Read the full press release

DSM Engineering Materials and Neste parter over replacing thousand of tons of fossil feedstock used in the production of polymers with sustainable feedstock

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 27-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM (AMS: DSM), a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has announced that it will form a strategic partnership with Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading producer of … Read the full press release

One of world’s fastest supercomputers will run on 100 percent fossil free hydro power from Vattenfall

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a Swedish multinational power company owned by the Government of Sweden, has announced that LUMI, one of the fastest supercomputers in the world, will from next year run on 100 percent fossil … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö unveils new product platform to bring together its extensive range of high performance solutions specifically designed for durable applications

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 12-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö (HEL: AM1), a global leader in fiber-based materials, has announced the launch of Ahlstrom-Munksjö FibRoc® platform, which will bring together a wide range of high performance products under the same brand, making … Read the full press release

Circular economy: Ahlstrom-Munksjö becomes part of Circular Economy for Labels (CELAB) coalition

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 5-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö (HEL: AM1), a leading company active in the sustainable and innovative fiber solutions market, has announced it will join CELAB (Circular Economy for Labels), which is a global coalition recently established to … Read the full press release

Neste Renewable Hydrocarbons will soon be used in LG Chem’s manufacturing of polymers and chemicals

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 5-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), Finish oil refining and marketing company, has announced a strategic partnership with LG Chem, South Korea’s largest diversified petrochemicals company and a world’s leading manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries for energy … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö welcomes Mikko Lankinen and Robin Guillaud to the Group Executive Management Team

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 28-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö announces changes in its Executive Management Team which will strengthen its long-term strategy development and deepen its innovation and sustainability focus. Mikko Lankinen has been appointed Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä wins new contract from Samsung Heavy Industries to supply cargo handling and fuel supply system for Very Large Ethane Carriers

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 20-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä again chosen to supply cargo handling and fuel supply system for two new 98,000 cbm Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLEC) being built at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard … Read the full press release