Category Archives: Finland

Press Releases & News from Finland distributed via EuropaWire

CapMan Growth Fund to sell its 29 per cent stake in Fluido Oy to Infosys

the Finnish growth company becomes part of an international technology frontrunner HELSINKI, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan Growth Fund has, together with its other owners, signed an agreement on selling its holdings of Fluido Oy, the leading Salesforce partner in the … Read the full press release

Pöyry won the Owner’s Engineering Services assignment for the pre-engineering phase for the planned biozin® production plant in Norway

VANTAA, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Biozin Holding AS has awarded Pöyry with the Owner’s Engineering Services assignment for the pre-engineering phase for the planned biozin® production plant in Norway. The new plant will convert biomass to liquid biocrude that will be … Read the full press release

Pöyry won the owner’s engineer services assignment for the Shuqaiq Phase 3 Water Transmission System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

VANTAA, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has awarded Pöyry with the owner’s engineer services assignment for the Shuqaiq Phase 3 Water Transmission System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Shuqaiq Phase 3 Water Transmission System … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä signs Maintenance and Operational advisory agreement for the Hawaiian Electric’s 50-megawatt Schofield Generating Station nearby Honolulu

Clean, secure, and uninterrupted power is at the core of Hawaiian Electric’s 50-megawatt Schofield Generating Station. Wärtsilä has signed a Maintenance and Operational advisory agreement for the power plant, located on the island of Oahu, 40 kilometres from Honolulu. The … Read the full press release

New appointments in the Board of Management of Wärtsilä Corporation: Marco Wirén as President of Energy Solutions; Arjen Berends as CFO

HELSINKI, 21-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The following appointments have been made in the Board of Management of Wärtsilä Corporation: Mr Marco Wirén (52), M.Sc. (Econ.), has been appointed President of Energy Solutions, Executive Vice President and member of the Board of … Read the full press release

International Green Week Berlin (IGW) 2019: the world’s leading consumer show for agriculture, the food industry and horticulture will be inviting trade experts to the Berlin Exhibition Grounds, 8 to 27 January 2019

Partner country Finland sends ‘Greetings from the wild’ – More than 1,700 exhibitors from some 65 countries are expected to attend BERLIN, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Messe Berlin is setting the scene for the International Green Week Berlin (IGW) 2019. … Read the full press release

Nokia to provide T-Mobile with complete end-to-end 5G solutions in a landmark $3.5 billion agreement

Nokia’s largest 5G agreement globally will provide end-to-end 5G solutions for T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network Bellevue, Washington and Espoo, Finland, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Nokia today announced a landmark $3.5 billion agreement to accelerate the deployment of … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s acquisition of paper producer Expera will triple its net sales in the U.S.

Transaction almost triples Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s net sales in the U.S. and provides platform for growth. AHLSTROM-MUNKSJÖ OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE July 23, 2018 at 22:30 EEST This stock exchange release may not be published or distributed, in whole or in part, … Read the full press release

News conference on the acquisition of Expera Specialty Solutions at Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s head office in Helsinki

HELSINKI, 24-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö will arrange a news conference in English to the media, analysts and investors on the acquisition of Expera Specialty Solutions today on July 24, 2018 at 14:30 EEST (13:30 CEST). The combined news conference, call … Read the full press release

Stora Enso invests EUR 25 million for a more sustainable operations at its Maxau Mill

HELSINKI, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stora Enso has decided to install a new steam turbine with a closed-loop cooling system and additional biomass storage at its mill in Maxau, Germany. The investment cost is approximately EUR 25 million and implementation of … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö modernizes its production platform in the Beverage & Casing business with Voith paper making line

HELSINKI, 20-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö reinforces its market position and modernizes its production platform in the Beverage & Casing business by purchasing a secondhand Voith paper making line, to be dismantled and transferred to the Chirnside manufacturing site in the … Read the full press release

Neste explores ways to introduce liquefied waste plastic as a future raw material for fossil refining

ESPOO, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste, the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel, is now exploring ways to introduce liquefied waste plastic as a future raw material for fossil refining. The aim of the development project is to proceed to industrial … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to support Transocean with efficient solutions for its fleet

HELSINKI, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä and Transocean will optimise the maintenance of all Wärtsilä thrusters installed within the Transocean fleet, while seeking to significantly reduce dry-docking costs by extending the service intervals of the thrusters. The agreement aims to deliver … Read the full press release

New record production capacity at ANDRITZ pulp drying plant installed at UPM’s Kymi mill in Kouvola, Finland

The ANDRITZ pulp drying plant installed at UPM’s Kymi mill in Kouvola, Finland, achieved a new record production capacity of 2,452 tons per day on May 31, 2018. GRAZ, 09-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In terms of specific drying capacity, this … Read the full press release

YIT selected for the renovation of the Main Building of the University of Helsinki

HELSINKI, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — YIT has signed an alliance contract for the renovation of the Main Building of the University of Helsinki. The current phase of the project consists of making a project plan. The project customer is the University … Read the full press release

Tuomas Välimäki, DSc (Econ.) appointed as member of the Board of the Bank of Finland

HELSINKI, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Parliamentary Supervisory Council has appointed Tuomas Välimäki, DSc (Econ.), as member of the Board of the Bank of Finland. The appointment is for a five-year term and commences on 12 July 2018. In addition to … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä announces departure of Mr Javier Cavada Camino, President of Energy Solutions

HELSINKI, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mr Javier Cavada Camino, President of Energy Solutions, Executive Vice President and member of the Board of Management will leave Wärtsilä to become President & CEO of the London-based energy storage company Highview Power on 30 … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä and Hyundai Motor Group partner to utilize second-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries

Seoul, South Korea and Helsinki, Finland, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä and Hyundai Motor Group have signed a technology and commercial partnership designed to utilize second-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries towards the growing energy storage market. The … Read the full press release

Fortum takes part in the first electric airplane project in Finland

ESPOO, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum is participating in the Helsinki Electric Airplane Association’s project that is testing an electrically-powered airplane. The first serial produced electric airplane purchased in Finland, the Pipistrel Alpha Electro, is scheduled to take its maiden flight … Read the full press release

Kalmar to supply two rail-mounted gantry (RMG) cranes to Rotterdam Short Sea Terminals

HEKLSINKI, 19-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract with Rotterdam Short Sea Terminals (RST) to supply two Kalmar rail-mounted gantry (RMG) cranes with remote control and extensive customisation. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2018 … Read the full press release

YIT and Are team up to construct the Soukka station on the West Metro line in Espoo, Finland

HELSINKI, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A consortium formed by YIT and Are and Länsimetro Oy have signed an agreement on the construction of the Soukka station on the West Metro line in Espoo, Finland. The value of the contract is … Read the full press release

YIT promotes living comfort for Kivistö in Vantaa residents with Liiteri sharing economy services

The Liiteri container offers residents high-quality home supplies and electric and cleaning tools for rentas an alternative to owning them. HELSINKI, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — YIT has decided to promote the living comfort of the Kivistö area in Vantaa by … Read the full press release

Pöyry Environment President Mari Puoskari to leave the company; Kaisa Vähänen appointed acting director of the Environment Business Unit

VANTAA, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mari Puoskari, President of Pöyry Environment, has left Pöyry and is moving to new challenges outside the company. She joined Pöyry in February 2017. “I want to thank Mari for her active and energetic take on … Read the full press release

Pöyry and Ekonerg won ContourGlobal‘s owner’s engineer services assignment for the Kosova e Re 500 MW coal-fired power plant project in Kosovo

Vantaa, Finland, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following an international competitive process, ContourGlobal has awarded Pöyry and Ekonerg, its Joint Venture Partner for this assignment, with an owner’s engineer services assignment for the Kosova e Re 500 MW coal-fired power plant project. Kosovo’s … Read the full press release

INTER RAO Export LLC awards Pöyry with the assignment for technical audit services provision for the project of the construction of four power units in Cuba

Vantaa, Finland, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — INTER RAO Export LLC, a leading Russian energy company acting as an EPCM Contractor in a number of large international projects, has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for technical audit services provision for the project of … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to ensure Norwegian Wilhelmsen Ship Management vessels are fully MARPOL compliant

HELSINKI, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä and Norwegian Wilhelmsen Ship Management, a Wilhelmsen group company, have signed a 5-year agreement covering the maintenance of exhaust gas cleaning systems installed in three vessels managed by Wilhelmsen Ship Management. The … Read the full press release

EQT Credit supports Keensight Capital and ERES’ investment in Biovian

STOCKHOLM, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EQT Credit, through its Mid-Market investment strategy, is pleased to announce that it has provided the financing to support Keensight Capital and ERES’ (the “Shareholders”) investment in Biovian (or the “Company”), a leading European player in … Read the full press release

Valio’s principal scientist Päivi Myllärinen awarded by the Finnish Parliament for her pioneering research and development of dairy technology

Päivi Myllärinen, Valio’s principal scientist and Doctor of Food Sciences, has received a significant innovation award for women from the Finnish Parliament. Myllärinen received the award for her pioneering research and development of dairy technology. By combining nature’s own biological … Read the full press release

YIT to start construction on the second stage of Hollister Incorporated’s medical device factory in Kaunas, Lithuania

HELSINKI, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — YIT has signed a contract with Hollister Incorporated, a US-based medical products manufacturing company, to construct the second stage of a medical device factory in Kaunas, Lithuania. The value of the deal for YIT is approximately EUR 25 million … Read the full press release

Kalmar to deliver fully autonomous equipment, software and services for a unique, fully digitalised container handling solution at Yara’s Porsgrunn facility in Norway

HELSINKI, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and Yara have entered into an agreement in which Kalmar will deliver fully autonomous equipment, software and services for a unique, fully digitalised container handling solution at Yara’s Porsgrunn facility in … Read the full press release