Category Archives: Iceland

Press Releases & News from Iceland distributed via EuropaWire

Cobots and RPA Gain Centerstage in Automotive Robotics Space; Labor Issues Prevail as a Key Challenge

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Robotics in the automotive industry has been acclaimed as the impetus behind driving optimization and rethinking of production and process through innovative measures. Prospect of artificial intelligence is promising, with the ability to … Read the full press release

Food Waste Recycling Machine Sales to Reach 10,890 units in 2018 on the Back of Growing Investments in Sustainable Solutions

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR’s recent study on food waste recycling machine market foresees a promising growth, driven by proactive initiatives for fostering environmental sustainability. An amalgamation of pivotal aspects, ranging from launch of legislation around food waste … Read the full press release

SMEs Accounted for Nearly 60% Share of SAP Cloud Platform Services Market in 2017, Finds New Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Increasing number of solutions in the entire cloud ecosystem has resulted in creation of a complex cloud environment. Shifting toward cloud platforms being a major focus, cloud customers are facing challenges in managing applications, … Read the full press release

China’s Dominance of Pneumatic Rollers Production and Demand Continues, Finds Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading market research firm that focuses on niche market intelligence across various domains, has announced the launch of a new research study which offers incisive insights on global trends influencing the pneumatic … Read the full press release

OEMs Hold 90% Share of Automotive Switches Sales Channel, Finds Fact.MR

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ – Fact.MR, a leading research firm that tracks niche markets across 150 countries globally, has launched a new research report that delivers in-depth analysis on the global trends influencing the automotive switches market. The … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study Finds Contractor Preference Shifting from Skid Steers to Compact Track Loaders in Lucrative Markets

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading research firm that tracks markets across 150 countries, has recently announced the launch of its study that provides a scrutinized analysis on compact track loader market. This study is an … Read the full press release

Marel celebrates the opening of its upgraded manufacturing facility in Colchester, England

Gardabaer, Iceland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The scope of the work included renovations and extensions to the existing building, manufacturing shop floor, offices and reception area. The facility is now in a modern Marel look and feel that is inviting and … Read the full press release

Surplus Supply Reflects Growing Avidity in the Europe Cocoa Market – Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A recent study by Fact.MR on the Europe cocoa market brings interesting insights to the fore. The comprehensive report by Fact.MR tracks cocoa production and consumption across key European markets. The report is available … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study Shows Declining Demand for Tilapia in US Offset by Encouraging Gains in Domestic Markets

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading research firm that tracks markets in over 150 countries, announces the launch of its recent study that offers an in-depth analysis on the global tilapia trade. The 170-page report is a … Read the full press release

Europe Bicycle Parking Racks Market Driven by Consumer Focus on Sustainability and Carbon Consciousness

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Investment in bicycle parking racks in Europe is surging at a brisk pace, with a new Fact.MR study valuing the Europe bicycle parking rack market at around US$ 850 million in 2018. According to … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study on IBM Watson Services Market Lists Business Agility and Customer Service Transformation as Key Motivations to Adoption

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IBM Watson Services continue to get significant traction from end-users, with over 72% respondents in Europe affirmative on using IBM Watson language services, according to a Fact.MR survey. The survey is part of the … Read the full press release

Europe Non-Dairy Toppings Market Riding on the Coattails of Growing Vegan Revolution, Finds a New Fact.MR Study

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DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Europe non-dairy toppings market revenues continue to head north, as the growing vegan population ramps up demand for non-dairy ingredients. Shelves and aisles across European retail stores and hypermarkets have been observed with … Read the full press release

“Heillandi Peking” Ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög haldin í Reykjavík

(Aðeins sem tilvísun og háð viðburðinum) Reykjavík, Íslandi, 02-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — „Heillandi Peking“, ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög var haldin í Reykjavík þann 11. ágúst í boði framkvæmdastjórnar Peking um þróun ferðamála (Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development). Zhang Weidong, kínverski … Read the full press release

The eruption of the Katla volcano in Iceland dated between late 822 CE and early 823 CE

CAMBRIDGE, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An international group of researchers has dated a large volcanic eruption in Iceland to within a few months. The eruption, which is the oldest volcanic eruption to be precisely dated at high northern latitudes, occurred shortly … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) to co-finance investment projects undertaken by Icelandic municipalities and municipal companies

PARIS, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) is providing a € 10 million loan to Municipality Credit Iceland (MCI) in order to co-finance investment projects undertaken by Icelandic municipalities and municipal companies. The loan provided by … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approves ten new loans worth EUR 810 million for social projects

NICOSIA, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (16 June 2017), at its meeting held in Nicosia, the Administrative Council of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved ten new loans worth € 810 million. This brings the total amount approved for … Read the full press release

EU pays tribute to series favorites and address key Digital Single Market policy issues

Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, 30-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Parliament witnessed the power of Nordic drama series during a fascinating event organized by the EBU’s Nordic Members on Tuesday 24 January. EU deciders paid tribute to some of their favorite series … Read the full press release

Marel: PicknPack consortium to develop flexible robotic systems for automated adaptive packaging of fresh and processed food products

Gardabaer, Iceland, 24-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Marel is proud to be a part of PicknPack, a consortium of companies and organizations using their combined expertise to develop flexible robotic systems for automated adaptive packaging of fresh and processes food products. THE … Read the full press release

NIB: Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) present “Nordic Action on Climate Change” ahead of COP21

In preparation for COP21, the Paris Meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) has collected data on the Nordic countries’ performance in dealing with the environmental challenge. HELSINKI, 7-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Corporate Europe Observatory report reveals the dramatic extent of the pharmaceutical industry’s lobbying efforts towards EU decision-makers

BRUSSELS, 4-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A new report released today reveals the dramatic extent of the pharmaceutical industry’s lobbying efforts towards EU decision-makers, with the industry spending an estimated 15 times more than civil society actors working on public health … Read the full press release

Marel announced the candidates for its Board of Directors for the company’s AGM on Wednesday 4 March 2015

Garðabær, Iceland, 2-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Below are candidates for the Board of Directors of Marel hf. at the Annual General Meeting, to be held at the Company’s headquarters at Austurhraun 9, Gardabaer, Iceland, Wednesday 4 March 2015, at 16:00: … Read the full press release

Marel announced divestment of its bacon and deli slicing businesses based in Norwich, UK

Garðabær, Iceland, 2-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Marel today announces the divestment of its High Speed Slicing business, in particular the bacon and deli slicing businesses based in Norwich, United Kingdom. Marel will retain the frozen portioning and robotics product families, … Read the full press release

Marel takes measures towards a more streamlined and cost effective future manufacturing footprint

Garðabær, Iceland, 23-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Marel is taking two significant steps towards a more streamlined and cost effective future manufacturing footprint in line with Marel’s ongoing Simpler, Smarter, Faster refocusing program. Marel is refocusing its product portfolio to concentrate on areas … Read the full press release

Marel announces the appointment of Vidar Erlingsson as Head of Global Innovation

Gardabaer, Iceland, 24-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Marel has appointed Vidar Erlingsson as Head of Global Innovation. The position is new at Marel. The Head of Global Innovation will become a member of Marel’s Executive Team and report directly to Arni … Read the full press release

Marel presents Q2 2014 financial results

The financial results for Q2 2014 were presented at an investor meeting at Marel headquarters Thursday, July 24. Gardabaer, Iceland, 28-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Revenues for the quarter totaled 169.8 million EUR and declined by 4.8% compared with same quarter in previous … Read the full press release

WEF’s Global Gender Gap Report 2013: Iceland, Finland, Norway and Sweden with the narrowest gender gap in the world

The Global Gender Gap Report 2013 finds 86 out of 133 countries improved their global gender gap between 2012 and 2013, with the area of political participation seeing the greatest progress Iceland has the narrowest gender gap in the world, followed … Read the full press release

Icelandair Group to publish its Q2 2013 results on Wednesday 31 July 2013

29-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Icelandair Group will publish its results for the second quarter of 2013 on Wednesday 31 July 2013. An open presentation will be held Thursday 1 August 2013 at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura. The presentation will start at … Read the full press release

Iceland Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson visits NATO Headquarters on Tuesday, 16 July 2013

16-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Prime Minister of Iceland, Mr. Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, will visit NATO Headquarters on Tuesday, 16 July 2013. He will meet with the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Media Advisory 12:15 NATO Secretary General and … Read the full press release

Induction programmes for new teachers in the EU are now mandatory in 15 EU Member States

Brussels, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Induction programmes designed to offer personalised support and advice for new teachers are now mandatory in 15 EU Member States (Austria, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and the UK) … Read the full press release

Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger met with the Foreign Minister of Iceland, Mr Össur Skarphédinsson

Brussels, 9-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger met with the Foreign Minister of Iceland, Mr Össur Skarphédinsson where they discussed matters of mutual interest including the role Geothermal energy plays in the European Union’s renewable energy strategy and the … Read the full press release