Category Archives: Germany

Press Releases & News from Germany distributed via EuropaWire

The MAHLE Group increases its holding in automotive workshop equipment specialist BrainBee to 80 percent

The MAHLE Group has increased its holding in BrainBee, an automotive workshop equipment specialist, to 80 percent of the company’s shares. After a strategic minority holding of 20 percent was agreed in September 2017, MAHLE Aftermarket is now taking another … Read the full press release

KUKA Assembly & Test named a GM Supplier of the Year for the 3rd time at General Motors’ Supplier of the Year awards

KUKA Assembly & Test was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, April 20 in Orlando, Florida. AUGSBURG, Germany/Orlando, FL, USA, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GM … Read the full press release

Registration now open for BayG.A.P. online training on Good Agricultural Practices

Free online course in English starts on May 28 2018. Registration open now Portuguese and Spanish version planned for second half of 2018 BayG.A.P. online training in Integrated Pest Management, residue management and pollinator health helps farmers comply with international … Read the full press release

STRABAG PFS to perform technical facility management for 234 Commerzbank locations

All in all, STRABAG PFS will look after 234 Commerzbank locations, including branches, office and administrative buildings and a data centre. FRANKFURT, 18-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH (STRABAG PFS) has recorded another success in its sales … Read the full press release

European Commission and Europa Nostra announce the winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards

BRUSSELS/ THE HAGUE, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were announced today by the European Commission and Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage … Read the full press release

WACKER recognized as a family-friendly company by The Bavarian State Government

MUNICH, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Bavarian State Government has recognized WACKER as a family-friendly company. As part of yesterday’s corporate competition entitled ‘Erfolgreich. Familienfreundlich’ (‘Successful. Family-Friendly’), Kerstin Schreyer, Minister of Labor and Family Affairs, and Franz Josef Pschierer, Minister of … Read the full press release

Vor Beyoncés Blockbuster-Tournee durch Deutschland im Juli 2018 erscheint die lang erwartete Beyoncé und Destiny’s Child Dokumentation, die bei Amazon Direct in Deutschland erhältlich is

Das Warten auf fromme Mitglieder des BEYHIVE, die die Wahrheit hinter der Geburt einer Legende wissen wollen, ist vorbei. Vor Beyoncé, vor Destiny’s Child, war Girls Tyme, angeführt von Queen Bey, neben den Bandkollegen Kelly Rowland und LaTavia Roberson und … Read the full press release

“RESIST” research project strengthens the competitiveness of German manufacturers and suppliers in the automotive and aviation sectors

Shared press release by the German partners of the “RESIST” research project (Airbus Innovations, Fraunhofer IIS/EAS, Reutlingen University, Infineon Technologies AG, MunEDA, Nexperia Germany, Robert Bosch, Munich University of Technology, University of Bremen, Volkswagen) MUNICH, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The partners … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies now offers the EiceDRIVER™ 1EDC Compact 300 mil

MUNICH, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) now offers the EiceDRIVER™ 1EDC Compact 300 mil family of single channel gate driver ICs. With an insulation test voltage of V ISO = 2500 V(rms) for 60 sec these … Read the full press release

SGL CFL CE becomes a stand-alone company under the new name of COBEX

WIESBADEN, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SGL CFL CE, a Triton Fund IV company, has completed the process of becoming a new stand-alone company competing under the name of COBEX. The company will continue to operate in the market as a global … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse and Clearstream to create a common FinTech Acceleration Platform with FinTech company figo and RegTech start-up Finologee

FRANKFURT, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse Group and its post-trade services provider Clearstream will partner with Germany-based FinTech figo and Luxembourg-based RegTech start-up Finologee to create a common FinTech Acceleration Platform. The launch is targeted for the fourth quarter … Read the full press release

ECE to develop the most modern and attractive shopping center in Hungary

HAMBURG, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ECE plans to develop a new shopping center in Budapest. The project area is located in the Northwestern part of the Hungarian capital, close to the Danube River, on the site of a former textile … Read the full press release

Silver is Gold: The first European Silver Economy Awards have announced its winners

May 3, 2018 ¦ Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark, Fraunhofer Institute Portugal and ProjectRay have been honoured as winners of the first edition of the European Silver Economy Awards. BRUSSELS, Belgium, 11-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday May 3, the … Read the full press release

E.ON Climate & Renewables takes over the German activities of Kassel-based Vortex Energy

Expansion of onshore activities in Germany planned ESSEN, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — E.ON wants to produce more wind energy in Germany. To implement this strategy, E.ON Climate & Renewables is now taking over the German activities of Kassel-based Vortex Energy. … Read the full press release

E.ON expands Management Board to prepare for the acquisition and integration of innogy

Leonhard Birnbaum to oversee completion of agreement with RWE and prepare for innogy integration Thomas König to lead network business ESSEN, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following E.ON SE’s voluntary public takeover offer for all innogy stock, its Supervisory Board has … Read the full press release

Destatis: turnover in the main construction industry in February 2018 up 10.5% YoY

WIESBADEN, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), turnover in the main construction industry in February 2018 was up 10.5% compared with the corresponding month of the previous year. At the end of February 2018 the … Read the full press release

Destatis: German local courts report 1,624 business insolvencies in February 2018; 2.8% increase YoY

WIESBADEN, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In February 2018 German local courts reported 1,624 business insolvencies. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that this was a 2.8% increase compared with February 2017. In February 2018, the largest number of business insolvencies was … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: Jereh Petroleum Equipment orders 16 MTU 12V 4000 T95 Oil & Gas engines for new fracturing pump equipment

16 MTU 12V 4000 T95 Oil & Gas engines delivering up to 1,865 kW for new fracturing pumps Engines fulfil EPA Tier 4 final emission requirement without aftertreatment All engines to be delivered in 2018 Beijing, China, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: Successful simulation of hybrid train operation on Lake Constance Belt Railway (Bodenseegürtelbahn)

Successful simulation of hybrid train operation on Lake Constance Belt Railway MTU Hybrid PowerPack reduces emissions, noise levels and operating costs on the existing infrastructure Development is part of the Rolls-Royce electrification strategy Friedrichshafen, Germany, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The MTU … Read the full press release

KfW to provide EUR 35 million in support of food security for refugees and returning IDPs in Democratic Republic of the Congo

EUR 35 million for small farmers in North and South Kivu Securing the food supply for 180,000 people Reintegrating returning internally displaced persons (IDPs) Generating sources of income for the population Frankfurt am Main, 09-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On behalf of … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL Group increased Group revenue by a substantial 6.4% in the first quarter of 2018; 2018 Forecast confirmed

First-quarter Group revenue at prior-year level, 6.4% organic growth Operating profit increases to EUR 905 million 2018 Forecast confirmed: EBIT set to increase to approximately EUR 4.15 billion, with more than EUR 5 billion targeted for 2020 CEO Frank Appel: … Read the full press release

First 5G antennas in Europe now operating in Deutsche Telekom’s network in downtown Berlin

Six cells with commercial 5G antennas in the heart of Berlin Europe’s first 5G data connection in a live network From Berlin Mitte to Schöneberg: A Deutsche Telekom 5G cluster with more than 70 antennas Clear pathway to the commercial introduction of 5G BONN, 09-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom will supply all municipalities and communities in Burgenlandkreis county with superfast Internet access with potential speeds of up to 1 Gbps

Deutsche Telekom laying optical fiber in Burgenlandkreis county Potential speeds of up to 1 Gbps More than 46,000 households to benefit BONN, 09-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom will supply superfast Internet access to Burgenlandkreis county. This will benefit more than … Read the full press release

Exclusive BMW M3 CS in Frozen Dark Blue for the best qualifier in the MotoGP at the end of the season

BMW M Power for the fastest qualifier in the MotoGP. The winner’s car in 2018: the exclusive BMW M3 CS (combined consumption: 8.5 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 198 g/km*) in Frozen Dark Blue. Unveiling of the car at the … Read the full press release

The #25 BMW M8 GTE raced to a well-deserved second place in the fourth IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Mid-Ohio

The #25 BMW M8 GTE of Connor De Phillippi (USA) and Alexander Sims (GBR) raced to a well-deserved second place in the fourth IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Mid-Ohio (USA) on Sunday, taking the chequered flag 1.673 seconds behind … Read the full press release

BMW Group: The ECKART 2018 for “Creative Responsibility” goes to the Union Square Greenmarket in New York

Fresh, regional, authentic: The Union Square Greenmarket has connected the steel and concrete heart of New York City to nature and helped promote sustainable, healthy eating and regional products for years. MUNICH, 08-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The jury of the international … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank launches unique concept to integrate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment factors into its company research

Deutsche Bank has developed a unique concept to integrate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment factors into its company research Helps investors ride the growing wave of responsible investing that Deutsche Bank Equity Research predicts will spread to cover all … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank extends its longstanding lead partnership with Frieze Art Fairs to the newly launched Frieze Los Angeles next year

Deutsche Bank Wealth Management to be Global Lead Partner of the new Frieze Los Angeles in 2019 / Global Lead Partner of this week’s Frieze New York for seventh year New York, USA / Frankfurt am Main, Germany 08-May-2018 — … Read the full press release

Allianz will phase out both its proprietary investments in coal-based business and its insurance coverage of such risks by 2040

Withdrawal from insuring single coal-fired power plants and coal mines in operation or planning, effective immediately Exclusion of coal risks by 2040 in Property and Casualty business and in proprietary investments Joining the Science Based Target Initiative: Commitment to the … Read the full press release

Allianz Group sells 8.4 percent stake in Banco BPI to CaixaBank for 178 million euros

Allianz Group sells 8.4 percent stake in Banco BPI to CaixaBank Allianz and CaixaBank agree to reorganize terms of insurance distribution cooperation in Portugal Allianz Group aims to extend and deepen insurance partnership in Portugal with Banco BPI, subject to … Read the full press release