Category Archives: Germany

Press Releases & News from Germany distributed via EuropaWire

Uniper Revives Düsseldorf Marathon: Return of City’s Premier Event Draws Global Attention

(IN BRIEF) The Düsseldorf Marathon, sponsored by international energy company Uniper, is set to make a triumphant return to the city on April 27, 2025, after a hiatus of six years. With Uniper’s support and the full organizational reins taken … Read the full press release

RIZON Drives Electric Innovation: Daimler Truck’s New Brand Debuts Battery-Electric Trucks in Canada

(IN BRIEF) Daimler Truck’s latest brand, RIZON, announces the Canadian launch of its battery-electric Class 4-5 trucks, marking a significant step towards electrification in the transportation sector. With its debut at Truck World in Toronto and preorders opening in June … Read the full press release

AIXTRON Clinches German Innovation Award, Pioneering Green Semiconductor Revolution

(IN BRIEF) AIXTRON, renowned for its semiconductor deposition equipment, secures the prestigious German Innovation Award, topping the large companies’ category. Recognized for innovations driving Germany’s competitiveness and addressing global challenges, AIXTRON’s latest G10 product family heralds a new era in … Read the full press release

FORVIA HELLA Launches Innovative RokLUME 280N SMART Work Lamp for Enhanced Vehicle Safety and Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) FORVIA HELLA introduces the RokLUME 280N SMART, a groundbreaking work lamp designed for vehicles in mining, construction, and forestry sectors. Controlled via a gateway using Powerline Communication (PLC), this versatile lighting system allows operators to customize lighting according … Read the full press release

DEUTZ Launches Greenfield Award to Foster Sustainable Mobility Innovation

(IN BRIEF) DEUTZ, in celebration of its 160th anniversary, initiates the “DEUTZ Greenfield Award” aimed at students and young researchers to foster innovation in sustainable mobility within the off-highway sector. Until May 17, 2024, participants can submit their ideas for … Read the full press release

Bosch Maintains Growth Trajectory Amidst Challenging Economic Landscape

(IN BRIEF) Despite facing a challenging economic climate, the Bosch Group showcased growth and profitability in the 2023 business year. With sales reaching 91.6 billion euros and an EBIT margin from operations up by 5.3 percent year-on-year, the company is … Read the full press release

Munich Re Revamps Leadership Structure to Strengthen Regional Underwriting in Asia Pacific & Africa

(IN BRIEF) Munich Re announces strategic changes to its leadership structure in Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APAC MEA), aimed at bolstering its in-market Underwriting capabilities and refining its regional divisions. The revised setup will prioritize stronger local Underwriting … Read the full press release

BASF Honored as General Motors’ 2023 Supplier of the Year for the 17th Time

(IN BRIEF) General Motors (GM) has named BASF as its 2023 Supplier of the Year, marking the 17th time BASF has received this prestigious award in GM’s 32-year history of recognition programs. The award highlights BASF’s commitment to providing high-quality … Read the full press release

Siemens Unveils Groundbreaking Innovations for Sustainable Industrial Transformation at Hannover Messe 2024

(IN BRIEF) At Hannover Messe 2024, Siemens unveils an array of cutting-edge technologies aimed at fostering sustainable transformation in the industrial sector. Among the highlights are the integration of Siemens Industrial Copilot into various industries, showcased in collaboration with partners … Read the full press release

Allianz Group Completes Stake Disposal in Allianz Saudi Fransi to ADNIC, Streamlining Middle-East Operations

(IN BRIEF) Allianz Group has finalized the sale of its 51% stake in Allianz Saudi Fransi to Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC), marking a strategic move in its business operations in the Middle East. The transaction, which received regulatory … Read the full press release

Henkel Adhesive Technologies Introduces HEART: A Game-Changer in Product Sustainability Reporting

(IN BRIEF) Henkel Adhesive Technologies, a global leader in adhesives, sealants, and coatings, has unveiled its innovative digital solution, the ‘Henkel Environmental Assessment Reporting Tool’ (HEART). Developed in collaboration with Henkel’s digital department and Capgemini, HEART automatically calculates the product … Read the full press release

Siemens Launches Groundbreaking Technology Center at Garching Research Campus

(IN BRIEF) Siemens inaugurates the first building complex of the Siemens Technology Center (STC) at Garching Research Campus, marking a significant milestone in Germany’s technological advancement. The STC, situated alongside prestigious institutions like the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the … Read the full press release

BASF Unveils Comprehensive Material Portfolio for Next-Generation Electric Motors

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a global leader in materials and chemicals, presents a co-creation partnership for automotive industry players at Chinaplas 2024, Shanghai. The initiative offers an extensive portfolio of engineering plastics combined with design, simulation, application development, and parts testing … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz eActros 600 Enters Customer Testing with Contargo and Remondis

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz launches the customer testing phase for its battery-electric eActros 600, with Contargo and Remondis as the pioneering partners. The e-trucks, set to revolutionize long-distance haulage, will be utilized by Contargo for container transport between Wörth am Rhein … Read the full press release

Evotec Appoints Aurélie Dalbiez as Chief People Officer to Drive Organizational Excellence

(IN BRIEF) Evotec SE announces the appointment of Aurélie Dalbiez as their new Chief People Officer (CPO), effective June 15, 2024. Joining the Management Board, Aurélie brings over 25 years of international Human Resources leadership experience, previously serving as the … Read the full press release

Siemens Unveils Next-Generation Simatic S7-1200 G2 Controllers at Hannover Messe 2024

(IN BRIEF) Siemens announces the forthcoming release of the Simatic S7-1200 G2 controllers, set to debut in winter 2024, marking the first new generation of controllers in a decade. Promising enhanced motion control, flexible machine safety features, increased performance, and … Read the full press release

EIB Grants €400 Million Loan for Green Energy Grid Expansion in Thuringia

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a €400 million loan to Thüringer Energie AG (TEAG), a municipal energy supplier in Thuringia, Germany, to upgrade and digitize the electricity grid. This investment, totaling around €600 million, aims to … Read the full press release

Nagarro Reports 6.5% Revenue Growth in 2023: Annual Financial Results Unveiled

(IN BRIEF) Nagarro, a global digital engineering leader, disclosed its audited financial figures for 2023, showcasing consistent performance with a 6.5% revenue increase year-over-year (YoY). Despite facing excess capacity due to growth moderation, the company saw revenue climb to €912.1 … Read the full press release

PUMA x Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team: Unveiling the Crews Go Summer Collection

(IN BRIEF) PUMA collaborates with the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team to introduce the Crews Go Summer Collection, seamlessly blending the team’s iconic identity with casual streetwear silhouettes. Each piece in the collection, from hoodies to shorts and shirts, exudes track … Read the full press release

MAHLE’s Remarkable Rebound: Record Sales and Strategic Success in 2023

(IN BRIEF) MAHLE, a leading automotive supplier, marks a significant turnaround in its business trajectory with record sales of €12.8 billion in 2023, despite global challenges and rising costs. The company reports a positive group result and a notable increase … Read the full press release

Covestro Unveils Innovative Textile Solutions at Techtextil 2024

(IN BRIEF) Covestro, a leading polymer manufacturer, showcases its latest innovations at Techtextil 2024 in Frankfurt. With a focus on sustainability and productivity, Covestro presents four teams highlighting its diverse portfolio, including waterborne INSQIN® products for sustainable textile coatings, Desmomelt® … Read the full press release

Evonik Showcases Sustainable Solutions at China Feed Industry Expo 2024

(IN BRIEF) Evonik is set to underscore the importance of supply security and sustainability in its amino acids portfolio at the China Feed Industry Expo 2024. With a focus on animal nutrition, the company will introduce its latest products and … Read the full press release

EIB Board Greenlights €4.3 Billion Investment Across Europe for Sustainable Development

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) Board of Directors approved €4.3 billion in financing for projects spanning Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, and Slovakia. The funding will support sustainable transport, renewable energy, water and waste treatment, … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall’s MS Motorservice Implements State-of-the-Art High-Bay Storage System in Neuenstadt

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall’s subsidiary, MS Motorservice International GmbH, is set to construct a cutting-edge high-bay storage facility at its Neuenstadt plant, aimed at automating the storage of Euro-pallets. The investment, equipped with advanced conveyor technology and connected to various warehouse … Read the full press release

Chicony Power Recognizes Infineon as GaN Strategic Partner of the Year

(IN BRIEF) Chicony Power Technology has awarded Infineon Technologies AG the prestigious title of “GaN Strategic Partner of the Year” for 2023. This recognition highlights Infineon’s outstanding contributions as a top partner in gallium nitride (GaN)-based power supplies, particularly in … Read the full press release

Unveiling Genetic Responses: Study Illuminates Boron Deficiency Impact on Oilseed Rape Plants

(IN BRIEF) A collaborative study involving researchers from the Technical University of Munich, Bielefeld University, and the Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research sheds light on the genetic mechanisms underlying the detrimental effects of boron deficiency on … Read the full press release

RWE Embarks on Wind Farm Construction in Inden, Driving Renewable Energy Growth in Rhenish Lignite Area

(IN BRIEF) RWE, a key player in renewable energy, has commenced the construction of a new wind farm in the Rhenish lignite region, marking another milestone in the area’s energy transition. Set on recultivated land in the Inden opencast mine, … Read the full press release

VARTA AG Evaluates Restructuring Amid Economic Challenges and Cyberattack Fallout

(IN BRIEF) VARTA AG, amidst economic challenges exacerbated by a cyberattack on its IT systems, is reassessing its restructuring program agreed upon in July 2023. The current economic situation, marked by volatile customer purchase volumes, decreased demand for energy storage … Read the full press release

RWE Launches US$2 Billion Green Bond, Eyes Expansion in Renewable Energy Market

(IN BRIEF) RWE, a leading renewable energy company, has successfully issued its first green US dollar bond, totaling US$2 billion, with maturities of 10 and 30 years and yields ranging from 5.926% to 6.261%. The bond, oversubscribed 3.8 times, signifies … Read the full press release

East German States Lead Heating Transition, Setting Example for National Green Goals

(IN BRIEF) A survey conducted by E.ON reveals that the eastern German states are at the forefront of the heating transition, with almost three-quarters of homes renovated or partially renovated, largely due to post-reunification subsidies for building modernization. Brandenburg leads … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding Partners with Prada Group to Reduce Emissions Through Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(IN BRIEF) DHL Global Forwarding announces its collaboration with the Prada Group, marking the fashion giant’s first investment in Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) credits through DHL’s GoGreen Plus service. This strategic partnership allows Prada Group to significantly reduce its transport … Read the full press release

BASF Initiates Change Negotiations Amid Regulatory Uncertainty at Harjavalta Plant

(IN BRIEF) BASF announces the commencement of change negotiations at its precursor cathode active materials plant in Harjavalta, Finland, due to prolonged permitting processes and regulatory uncertainty. The decision, prompted by the suspension of the environmental permit’s immediate enforcement by … Read the full press release

KUKA Reports Record Sales in 2023, Foresees Challenges Amidst Economic Downturn

(IN BRIEF) KUKA, a leader in automation and robotics, achieved record-breaking sales revenues exceeding €4 billion in 2023, alongside a substantial increase in EBIT. CEO Peter Mohnen highlighted the company’s resilience and growth amidst fierce market competition and expanding international … Read the full press release

Advancing Healthcare: Bosch and Randox Labs Partner to Revolutionize Molecular Diagnostics

(IN BRIEF) Bosch and Randox Laboratories Ltd. have forged a strategic partnership aimed at transforming molecular diagnostics with a focus on the Vivalytic analysis platform. With an investment of 150 million euros in joint research, development, and distribution, the collaboration … Read the full press release

Driving Sustainability: Vitesco Technologies Teams Up with DHL for Logistics Transformation

(IN BRIEF) Vitesco Technologies announces a strategic partnership with DHL Supply Chain as its Lead Logistics Partner (LLP) in Europe, aiming to enhance sustainability, resilience, and efficiency in its logistics operations. Starting March 2024, DHL will centrally manage logistics flows … Read the full press release

Vitesco Technologies Partners with DHL Supply Chain for Sustainable Logistics Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Vitesco Technologies announces a strategic partnership with DHL Supply Chain as a Lead Logistics Partner (LLP), aiming to enhance sustainability, resilience, and efficiency in logistics. Under this partnership, DHL will centrally manage logistics flows for Vitesco Technologies’ twelve … Read the full press release

Software AG Introduces ARIS AI Companion: Empowering Every Employee in Process Optimization

(IN BRIEF) Software AG unveils the ARIS AI Companion, a groundbreaking tool designed to democratize process analysis and optimization within organizations. With AI-enabled process mining capabilities, employees across all levels can now delve into their organization’s processes, identify inefficiencies, and … Read the full press release

Software AG Unveils Alfabet 11: Empowering Business Users in Digital Transformation

(IN BRIEF) Software AG announces the release of Alfabet 11, a pivotal advancement in enterprise architecture and strategic portfolio management. Designed to engage previously disconnected business users in the digital transformation journey, Alfabet 11 enhances accessibility to IT landscape analysis … Read the full press release

Ericsson Chooses SAP IBP to Strengthen Global Supply Chain Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) In a strategic move to enhance operational efficiencies within its extensive global supply chain network, Ericsson, a prominent figure in 5G and communication technologies, has opted for SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain (SAP IBP) solution. As … Read the full press release

Henkel and Samsung Collaborate to Revolutionize Laundry with Energy-Efficient Wash Cycles

(IN BRIEF) Henkel and Samsung have joined forces to introduce a groundbreaking laundry solution tailored for the South Korean market. By combining Henkel’s Persil Deep Clean enzyme technology with Samsung’s advanced AI Bubble™ and AI Auto Dispenser technologies, they have … Read the full press release