Category Archives: Finland

Press Releases & News from Finland distributed via EuropaWire

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

BlackRock, Inc. now owns more than 5% in Wärtsilä Corporation

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 22-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading Finnish company Wärtsilä Corporation, active in the marine and energy markets, has announced that it has been notified by BlackRock, Inc., the world’s largest asset manager with $7.4 trillion in assets under … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s RS24 radar system will be core part of Mayflower Autonomous ship’s AI Captain

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 16-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä, the leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, has just announced it will be joining marine research organisation ProMare, the global consortium behind the Mayflower … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s regulatory disclosures will be reported in Finnish and English

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 16-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä, the leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, has announced a change in the company’s reporting languages. From now on the company will only use … Read the full press release

Palette Life Sciences Announces European Distribution Expansion for Deflux® and Solesta® for More Than Twenty Countries Through Five Leading Distributors and Direct Sales Effort

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN / SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., USA, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Palette Life Sciences, a fully integrated global life sciences company dedicated to improving patient outcomes, today announced global distribution expansion for two of Palette’s products, Deflux and … Read the full press release

Neste opens first fully automated self-service convenience store using RFID technology in Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 3-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste opens the first self-service convenience store in Europe using RFID technology. The new fully automated Easy Deli store opened on 3 June 2020 in the center of Helsinki, Finland. Using RFID technology, … Read the full press release

New Hub by Telenor to focus on 5G, IoT across key Nordic markets

(PRESS RELEASE) FORNEBU, 26-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian multinational telecommunications company Telenor has announced it is establishing a new Nordic Hub that will work on strengthening key areas, such as 5G, IoT, and the business and SME segment, across its … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä upgrades its FuelFlex Injection Control Unit (ICU) to meet sulphur emission regulations

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 25-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Marine and energy equipment manufacturer Wärtsilä Corporation has announced an upgrade of its FuelFlex Injection Control Unit (ICU) to meet the requirements of operating its RT-flex type two-stroke diesel engines with both residual … Read the full press release

Vattenfall among the top most sustainable brands in Northern Europe according to the Sustainable Brand Index survey

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational power company Vattenfall is considered by customers to be one of the most sustainable brands all over Northern Europe according to newly published study. Performed annually in eight counties, the Sustainable Brand … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö to produce material equivalent to 100 million face masks for the French Government Resilience project

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 23-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö-developed face mask material will be a part of the French Government’s Resilience project. In May, Ahlstrom-Munksjö will produce material equivalent to 100 million face masks to equipt civil servants in contact with … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö announces closer co-operation with Suominen in the sustainable Moist Toilet Tissue segment

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 6-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö signs multi-year commercial agreement with Suominen that renews and strengthens the existing co-operation at Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Ställdalen plant in Sweden. The transaction will not only considerably improve the companies’ joint service to their … Read the full press release

Citycon announces the appointment of Sanna Yliniemi as the new Vice President, Centre Management

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 3-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon welcomes new Vice President, Centre Management, Sanna Yliniemi. She will be responsible at the Group level for the operations and results of the approximately 40 shopping centres owned by Citycon. Sanna held … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Restaurants and cafés at CapMan’s fully owned premises in Finland relieved from paying rent

COVID-19: Restaurants and cafés at CapMan’s fully owned premises in Finland relieved from payment rent

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 3-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Real estate investor active across the Nordic region CapMan Real Estate announced it will relieve the restaurant and café tenants at premises from its portfolio from paying rent for 2 months due to … Read the full press release

European Customer Data Platform Industry Grows Quickly Despite Limited Funding: CDP Institute

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(PRESS RELEASE) SWARTHMORE, PA, U.S.A., 9-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s base of home-grown Customer Data Platform vendors grew rapidly in 2019, according to the CDP Industry in Europe 2020 report from the Customer Data Platform Institute. The number of vendors … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s expertise to address complex vessel conversion project

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 24-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä to convert Netherlands based Boskalis’ existing hull to create the crane vessel Bokalift 2. Wärtsilä comprehensive thruster solution is a key element in the vessel conversion project. Aside addressing the technical challenges … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches enhanced line of sustainable and safe food packaging papers

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 20-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches Delicitera® Confectionary Papers. Delicitera® Confectionary Papers are enhanced line of sustainable and safe specialty papers geared towards the confectionary market. In today’s fast developing marketplace, Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Delicitera® Confectionery Papers drive food … Read the full press release