Category Archives: Finland

Press Releases & News from Finland distributed via EuropaWire

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

Citycon update on its rent collection in September and Q3 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon (HEL: CTY1S), the leading owner, developer and operator of urban grocery-anchored shopping centres in the Nordic markets, has released the rent collection figures for the September and Q3 in 2020. The company’s … Read the full press release

Ship manager Anglo-Eastern to use Wärtsilä Voyage Cloud Simulation Solution for navigation, engineering, and liquid cargo handling simulator-based training

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä (HEL: WRT1V), a major Finnish company leader in the production of power sources and other equipment for the marine and energy markets, has announced that its Voyage Cloud Simulation Solution has been … Read the full press release

Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker to be fitted with Retractable Thrusters and Dynamic Positioning system by Wärtsilä

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 24-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä announces that it has won a contract to supply and integrate two Retractable Thrusters and a Dynamic Positioning (DP) system for the CCGS Amundsen, a Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) Icebreaker, the only … Read the full press release

Neste on Sweden leading the way in sustainable aviation

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), Finish oil refining and marketing company and one of the most sustainable companies in the world, comments on Sweden becoming a frontrunner in sustainable aviation. Sweden has an ambitious target … Read the full press release

Cargotec in 3Q 2020: orders received and comparable operating profit likely higher vs 2Q 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Cargotec (HEL: CGCBV), Finnish cargo-handling machinery maker, has announced its third quarter 2020 is better than expected. The company estimates orders received and comparable operating profit to increase compared to the second quarter … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank launches digital enhancements to its educational projects

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 8-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank responds to the increased inequalities in the education system caused by the coronavirus pandemic by launching more digital education projects. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic the education system has … Read the full press release

Aktia Life Insurance’s Director of Business Development Riikka Luukko becomes the insurer’s new CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 31-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Finnish Aktia Life Insurance, part of Aktia Bank (HEL: AKTIA), has announced it will have a new CEO beginning of 1 September, 2020. The insurer’s current Director of Business Development and Board member … Read the full press release

Citycon reports increase in tenant sales by 11% for the month of July

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 27-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon announces an 11% increase in its tenant sales on a total basis for the month of July compared to the same month in 2019. Sales increased by 8% for the same period … Read the full press release

Transport firm HRX Group to replace fossil diesel with Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ for its deliveries in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 13-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Finish oil refining and marketing company Neste Oyj (HEL: NESTE) has announced its Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ will be in use by HRX Group, a transport company specialized in express deliveries active in … Read the full press release

NIB loans EUR 17 million to Moelven Industrier for new wood pellet and bioenergy plant at Sokna, Norway

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 22-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The international financial institution with focus on the Nordic and Baltic countries The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has announced it will provide NOK 200 million (EUR 17.73 million) to Moelven Industrier ASA in … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä continues to develop its activities in the field of BOG reliquefaction with the introduction of new Compact Reliq

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 7-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä announces the introduction of its Compact Reliq reliquefaction plant. The system is designed to reliquefy boil-off gas (BOG) onboard gas carriers and LNG bunker vessels. It also keeps the … Read the full press release

Environmental projects and SMEs in Denmark to benefit from new NIB and Ringkjøbing Landbobank cooperation

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 6-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — International financial institution NIB announces signing of a ten-year loan agreement with Danish Ringkjøbing Landbobank (RLB) for onlending to environmental projects and to small and medium-sized enterprises in Denmark. A substantial part of … Read the full press release

Neste demonstrates how circular economy can be promoted in practice through partnership with McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 24-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading provider of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues and the third most sustainable company in the world*, Neste announces a circular economy partnership with McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI. The collaboration … Read the full press release