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Industrial Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

LBS1 8: Edward Wollaston of LOC Yachts attended Superyacht UK’s (SYUK) annual technical seminar

ABERDEEN, 19-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Edward Wollaston from LOC Yachts attended Superyacht UK’s (SYUK) annual technical seminar, at ExCeL last week. The London Boat Show, hosted by British Marine, is one of the UK’s biggest maritime events. A great opportunity to see the latest … Read the full press release

VNG – Verbundnetz Gas Aktiengesellschaft AG to explore strategic options for its oil and gas exploration and production business in Norway and Denmark

LEIPZIG, 19-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of VNG Group’s strategic programme “VNG 2030+”, VNG – Verbundnetz Gas Aktiengesellschaft (VNG AG) will explore strategic options for its oil and gas exploration and production business in Norway and Denmark, VNG Norge AS … Read the full press release

Fincantieri, Friuli Venezia Giulia, trade unions Cgil, Cisl and Uil to encourage job placement processes and stimulate local employment in the region

Active policy protocol signed for employment TRIESTE, 19-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri signed a cooperation protocol with the autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia and the trade unions Cgil, Cisl and Uil, aimed at carrying out a series of initiatives to … Read the full press release

Fincantieri and the city of Monfalcone to pursue the goals of increasing employment opportunities for young people in the area

The parties also signed an additional agreement for visits to the “MuCa” museum and to the shipyard TRIESTE, 19-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The mayor of Monfalcone, Anna Maria Cisint, and the CEO of Fincantieri, Giuseppe Bono, today signed two agreements, one … Read the full press release

LOGSTOR Academy to present the final installation videos of the SX family

Løgstør, Denmark, 19-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — During the last 3 months, LOGSTOR Academy has been filming Joint installation videos, and as a result of this work, we are now proud to present the final installation videos of the SX family. These … Read the full press release

CapMan Nordic Property Income Fund (non-UCITS) announces its first acquisition in Denmark; investing in a modern office and light industrial property in Copenhagen

CapMan Nordic Property Income Fund (non-UCITS) acquires an office and light industrial property in Copenhagen CapMan Nordic Property Income Fund (non-UCITS) (“CMNPI”), has acquired an office and light industrial property in Skovlunde, Copenhagen from Cool Gray A/S. HELSINKI, 18-Jan-2018 — … Read the full press release

Sika strengthens its position in the Italian roofing market with the acquisition of majority stake in Index Construction Systems and Products

BAAR, Switzerland, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has acquired a majority stake in Index Construction Systems and Products, a leading manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing systems headquartered close to Verona, Italy. The company generates annual sales of CHF 115 million. … Read the full press release

A new standardized assessment of the physiological effects of protective clothing on the human body will now be available thanks to a sweat torso developed by Empa

Empa’s sweat torso now meets the ISO standard. How protective clothing affects the human body can be investigated in future with Empa’s torso in a standardized way. ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — If a firefighter enters a burning building … Read the full press release

Saab takes part in an EU funded preparatory action project called OCEAN2020

Trollhättan, Sweden, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab will take part in an EU funded preparatory action project called OCEAN2020. The project will demonstrate technologies for enhanced situational awareness in a naval environment using unmanned systems. OCEAN2020 came … Read the full press release

MV COSCO Shipping Aries the first ever container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship descriptive note for its energy management system

20K TEU container ship built by NACKS has an energy management system cyber-certified by LR LONDON, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MV COSCO Shipping Aries, delivered to COSCOS today, is the first ever container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive note … Read the full press release

German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) at the Detroit Motor Show: German manufacturers slightly increased their US sales of light vehicles in 2017

Detroit, MI, USA/Berlin, Germany, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Strong growth in the dynamic light truck segment – More production in NAFTA – Higher exports major factor in US trade balance – Direct investment in US and free trade in goods … Read the full press release

GKN plc rejects unsolicited acquisition proposal from Melrose Industries PLC: terms fundamentally undervalue the Company and its prospects

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Kirk Kristiansen family investment arm KIRKBI to acquire KKR’s 49.8% stake in Välinge

The partnership with KIRKBI aims to further strengthen Välinge’s position as a leading industrial R&D company and flooring producer. Viken, Sweden, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — KIRKBI, the holding and investment company of the Kirk Kristiansen family, has signed an agreement … Read the full press release

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation will leverage the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to accelerate efficiency and innovation in China’s industries

3DEXPERIENCE platform will support digital transformation of CASC and China’s industries to enhance innovation for “Made in China 2025” Deeper Dassault Systèmes footprint in China supports French, Chinese commitment to industrial transformation Dassault Systèmes also named founding member of France-China … Read the full press release

EDF: cold functional test phase for the Flamanville EPR completed supervised by the Nuclear Safety Authority

PARIS, 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 6 January 2018, EDF completed the cold functional test phase for the Flamanville EPR. This stage is part of the system performance testing, which started in the first quarter of 2017, to check and … Read the full press release

Sinopec to use Eni’s EST technology for the construction of refining plant in China

San Donato Milanese (MI), 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni has sold the licence and basic engineering project to the Chinese company Sinopec, for the construction of a refining plant based on the Eni Slurry Technology (EST).  The plant will be built at … Read the full press release

3DEXPERIENCE platform users to digitally experiment with TactoTek’s Injection Molded Structural Electronics (IMSE) parts

OULU, FINLAND/PARIS, FRANCE, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TactoTek®, the leader in Injection Molded Structural Electronics (IMSE) solutions announced that it is collaborating with Dassault Systèmes to enable users of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to digitally experiment with TactoTek IMSE parts. This will … Read the full press release

Barco explores re-location options of the manufacturing activities of its Barco Fredrikstad AS (Norway) location

Kortrijk, Belgium, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, global leader in professional visualization technology, confirms it is studying a possible re-location of the manufacturing activities of its Barco Fredrikstad AS (Norway) location, while further building out the local R&D and business development … Read the full press release

Fraunhofer: RFID technology to introduce more transparency in motor vehicle manufacturers’ supply chains and manufacturing operations

MUNICH, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pressure to optimize is intense on the floors of motor vehicle manufacturers’ factories: Variance is steadily increasing. Costs have to be contained. Fraunhofer researchers are now using RFID technology to introduce more transparency in motor vehicle … Read the full press release

Bouygues announces €150 million capital increase as part of its employee share ownership plan

PARIS, 02-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As announced in its press release of 24 October 2017, Bouygues today carried out a capital increase of €150 million, inclusive of share premium, as part of the Bouygues Confiance n°9 employee share ownership plan. The … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group to acquire the Light Compaction & Concrete Equipment business from Atlas Copco

Huskvarna, Sweden, 28-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “Atlas Copco’s Light Compaction & Concrete Equipment business fits well into Husqvarna Construction’s strategy for expanding deeper into the market segment of Concrete Surfaces and Floors” says Kai Wärn, President and CEO of Husqvarna Group. … Read the full press release

Filtration media: Ahlstrom-Munksjö to expand capacity at its Louveira plant in Brazil

HELSINKI, 28-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö taking the first step towards a potential capacity expansion plan at its Louveira plant in Brazil. “Demand for filtration media in South America is expected to continue to grow in the coming years and we … Read the full press release

CAF to supply 18 Urbos Trams for a turnkey project in the Republic of Mauritius

Beasain, Spain, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CAF has signed a contract exceeding € 100 million for the supply of 18 Urbos Trams with Larsen & Toubro Limited, India  which is executing a 26 km Integrated Light Rail Transit System (circa … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä secures long-term supply agreement with the Turkish company Aksa Enerji Üretim A.Ş.

HELSINKI, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a long-term supply agreement with the Turkish company Aksa Enerji Üretim A.Ş. (“Aksa Energy”) and its affiliates. Aksa Energy has recently invested particularly in Africa, where energy is in demand … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä will deliver power plant for the Phase Two expansion of the Tasiast mine in Mauritania

HELSINKI, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä will deliver a turnkey power plant to provide electricity for the Phase Two expansion of the Tasiast mine located in Mauritania. The contract has been signed with Tasiast Mauritanie Ltd, a subsidiary … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to retrofit the world’s first energy storage solution on board a large offshore supply vessel

HELSINKI, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has agreed to retrofit the world’s first energy storage solution on board a large offshore supply vessel. The North Sea Giant, one of the world’s largest and most advanced subsea construction vessels, … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to acquire Netherland based Trident B.V. specialised in underwater ship maintenance, inspection, and repair services

HELSINKI, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä strengthens its service offering by acquiring Trident B.V., a Netherland based company specialised in underwater ship maintenance, inspection, and repair services. Through the acquisition Wärtsilä becomes the first global operator in the … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s subsidiary Neoenergia won wind power tender for 295 megawatts (MW) in Brazil

BILBAO, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Neoenergia, was awarded 295 megawatts (MW) at the last wind power tender held by Brazil’s National Electric Energy Agency (Aneel). This is a major first step for Iberdrola in Brazil, after the … Read the full press release

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson on zero-subsidy bidding in latest Dutch offshore wind auction

BRUSSELS, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch government has given subsidy-free bidders first bidding in an auction for the twin 350 MW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind projects. On Friday 15 December Swedish energy group Vattenfall announced its zero-subsidy bid. EnBW, … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp and trade union IG Metall reach agreement for the planned 50/50 joint venture with Tata Steel Europe

thyssenkrupp agrees with employee representatives on conclusion of a collective agreement Collective agreement contains assurances on site and employment continuation and investment Agreement enables thyssenkrupp to implement its strategic and operational goals for the joint venture IG Metall collective bargaining … Read the full press release