Category Archives: Germany

Press Releases & News from Germany distributed via EuropaWire

Top Employer certification for DHL Supply Chain underlines the Company’s excellent working conditions, even during the global pandemic

Investments in digitalization of training and recruitment proved to be right amid the pandemic Building on standardized solutions, digital skillsets and diversity will be the focus in 2021 (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 27-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Supply Chain, Deutsche Post … Read the full press release

Siemens Smart Infrastructure to the grid connection at selected gas stations of bp subsidiary in Germany Aral AG

Aral to install more than 100 ultra-fast chargers at 30 gas stations in Germany until end of first quarter 2021; further roll-out planned Siemens to provide intelligent grid connection for growing power demand Cloud connection creates transparency across all locations, … Read the full press release

Henkel acknowledges top suppliers for outstanding contributions at The ACI Supplier Awards

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 26-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel recognized its top suppliers for their industry-leading performance in 2020 in a first virtual supplier event of Henkel Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care. For the 14th time, the event took … Read the full press release

Green mobility: Alstom’s hydrogen train Coradia iLint recognised with European Railway Award

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, France, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom announces that its innovative hydrogen train project Coradia iLint has been honoured with European Railway Award 2021. Coradia iLint has been commissioned by Landesnahverkehrsgesellschaft Niedersachsen (LNVG) to test hydrogen as a … Read the full press release

ZEISS’ new digital microscope for the first time enables all-in-one focus in real time

(PRESS RELEASE) OBERKOCHEN, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS announces the launch of a new innovative digital microscope ZEISS Visioner 1. Thanks to its Micro-mirror Array Lens System (MALS™), ZEISS Visioner 1, for the first time enables all-in-one focus in real time. … Read the full press release

Consortium aims at producing hydrogen from wind and solar power in Hamburg

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a leading European energy company aiming at fossil free living within one generation, has announced it is part of a consortium together with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Shell and municipal company Wärme … Read the full press release

Symrise Nutrition’s Diana Food recognized for its overall waste reduction strategy with Edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2021 nomination

Recognition for excellent waste management throughout the business Long history in valorization of side streams and circular economy models Capturing of highly nutritious active plant ingredients (PRESS RELEASE) HOLZMINDEN, Germany, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Diana Food, the leader in natural … Read the full press release

Klaus Rehkugler, Mercedes-Benz Vans on what to expect from the motorhome market in 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler‘s brand for commercial use and private lifestyle vans, gives a first glimpse into the motorhome year 2021. The company’s new Head of Sales and Marketing Klaus Rehkugler comments on how … Read the full press release

The all-electric BMW i4 ahead of its world premiere: the brand’s first car with sporty DNA for purely electric driving built entirely from scratch

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW Group (ETR: BMW), a German multinational company which produces luxury vehicles and motorcycles, has released a video for 1st hand explanations from behind the steering wheel by the BMW i4 Project Leader … Read the full press release

Voith becomes the sole transmission service provider for CTRL bus fleet in Lorient, France

Voith won the tender for a four-year service contract for automatic transmissions of the municipal bus fleet in Lorient, France. Apart from repairing and replacing its own DIWA.5 automatic transmissions, Voith will also supply replacement gearboxes from other manufacturers. The … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall to supply hydrogen recirculation blowers to Daimler Truck Fuel Cell

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 12-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Rheinmetall Group announces that via its subsidiary Pierburg GmbH of Neuss, Germany, the Group will supply hydrogen recirculation blowers to Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG, the company which bundles … 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

Thomas Ulbrich, Volkswagen: We need significantly more charging points in Germany and Europe if electric vehicles are to establish themselves quickly

Over 1,200 charging points already in operation at German sites Some 750 new charging points to be installed in 2021, including the first High Power Charging stations with up to 300 kW power Thomas Ulbrich: “We need significantly more charging … Read the full press release

ADAC: Die Preise an den Tankstellen in Deutschland ziehen zum Jahresende deutlich an

Kraftstoffe ab 2021 um zehn bis elf Cent teurer / ADAC: Preise vergleichen (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 30-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Preise an den Tankstellen in Deutschland ziehen zum Jahresende deutlich an. Das ist das Ergebnis der aktuellen ADAC Auswertung. … Read the full press release

Experts demand for more transparency for medical treatment of politicians

(PRESS RELEASE) RIGA, 29-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German Charite Medical Center once again is in the limelight of international attention: on December 17 the popular mayor of Kharkov (Ukraine), Gennady Kernes, passed away at the well known hospital after a … Read the full press release

Christmas and New Year greetings with fittingly festive music and stunningly orchestrated ambient lighting sequence will now be displayed in suitably equipped BMWs

BMW sends Christmas and New Year greetings to drivers in their car. (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 23-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW, a German multinational maker of luxury vehicles and motorcycles, has unveiled, starting from the beginning of the new 2021, a … Read the full press release

Brazilian renewable energy platform Essentia Energia places record order for Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform

São Vitor Wind Farm is expected to be commissioned by the end of 2022 and will consist of 75 SG 5.8-170 turbines, boasting one of the largest rotors on the onshore market Deal is largest ever for the Siemens Gamesa … Read the full press release

Triton completes acquisition of leading online office furnishing innovator Inwerk GmbH

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT/ MEERBUSCH, 23-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Triton-advised Smaller Mid-Cap Fund (“TSM”) announces the closing of the acquisition of a majority stake in Inwerk GmbH, one of the leading online providers of professional office furniture in Germany. Terms and … 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

DHL Freight appoints Anabela Pires as CEO for regional cluster and Dr. Thomas Vogel as CEO for Germany, Austria and Switzerland cluster

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 21-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Freight announces the appointment of Anabela Pires as CEO for the regions Central Eastern, Southern Europe & Americas, Middle East, Africa (CESE & AMEA) and Dr. Thomas Vogel as the new CEO … Read the full press release

European Central Bank announces the proposed appointment of Frank Elderson as Vice-Chair of its Supervisory Board

EU Council to give final approval after parliamentary vote (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 18-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) has submitted a proposal to European Parliament for the appointment of ECB Executive Board member … 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

Spanish team wins the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020

Spanish team wins the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020 were announced at the virtual Farming by Satellite Prize 2020 Awards Ceremony on Monday 30th November. The Prize promotes the use of Galileo, the … Read the full press release

Infineon again listed in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, World and Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 16-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German semiconductor manufacturer, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is ranked among the top of the world’s most sustainable companies for the 11th time in a row following the announcement of … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement’s ambitious Brevik carbon capture and storage (CCS) project gets green light from the Norwegian parliament

(PRESS RELEASE) HEIDELBERG, 15-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — HeidelbergCement announces that its investment in a full-scale carbon capture facility in its Norcem plant in Brevik, Norway has received the approval from the Norwegian parliament. HeidelbergCement aims to capture of 400,000 tonnes … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall and Galvion awarded a contract for the supply of advanced combat helmet to German Bundeswehr

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 11-Dec-2020— /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall and Galvion, the North-American helmet maker, announce that in November 2020 they have won an order to supply up to 20,000 “Combat Helmet, Special Forces, Heavy” to the German Bundeswehr. A first call-off … Read the full press release

BASF Circular Economy Program: Focus on circular feedstocks, new material cycles and new business models

(PRESS RELEASE)LUDWIGSHAFEN, 10-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF announces the launch of a new Circular Economy Program. The company aims to double its sales generated with solutions for the circular economy to €17 billion by the year 2030 and plans to … Read the full press release

Bengaluru Metro to automate new rail line with Siemens Mobility communications-based train control (CBTC) system at GoA 4

(PRESS RELEASE)MUNICH, 10-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility and Siemens Limited India to implement a comprehensive set of automated train solutions for phase 2 of the Bengaluru metro expansion project. This partnership with Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) is … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Energy and ANDRITZ team up on hybrid energy solutions for the hydropower market

Cooperation in the field of hybrid energy solutions between Mercedes-Benz subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Energy GmbH and international technology group and leading supplier of electro-mechanical equipment and services for hydropower stations ANDRITZ (PRESS RELEASE)GRAZ/ WIEN/ KAMENZ, 10-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — New partnership … Read the full press release

Arburg and Campetella partner to offer high-quality automated injection moulding solutions for the packaging industry

Great interest: about 400 trade visitors attended the Campetella event in Italy Perfect combination: Arburg machines and Campetella automation Hidrive: high-performance machines for high-speed packaging items (PRESS RELEASE) LOSSBURG/ MONTECASSIANO, 7-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Arburg announces that it has been … Read the full press release