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Wintershall and Gazprom joint venture Achimgaz reached production milestone of 30 billion cubic meters of natural gas

The increase in production in 2017 was instrumental in achieving the new milestone: gas production rose to 6.6 billion cubic meters. Novy Urengoy, Russia, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Achimgaz, a German-Russian joint venture of Wintershall and Gazprom, has achieved a new … Read the full press release

Henkel invested 20 million euros in new factory for Somat tabs for dishwashing machines with disposable foil in Kruševac, Serbia

Innovative technology will enable launch of dishwasher tabs with disposable foil Kruševac, Serbia, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel has opened a new Somat factory in Kruševac, an investment worth 20 million euros. In this factory, an innovative technology will be … Read the full press release

Henkel to showcase ts thermal management and PCB assembly solutions for Lithium-Ion (Li-I) battery and powertrain applications at Battery Show Europe in Hanover, Germany

Developmental Silicone-Free Liquid TIM, Ultra-Soft Gap Pad® top Product Lineup Düsseldorf, Germany, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — From bumper to bumper, Henkel’s advanced materials are enabling automotive electronics applications throughout the vehicle ecosystem. At the upcoming Battery Show Europe, taking place May 15 … Read the full press release

Henkel invests in a new, state-of-the-art laundry production line at Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care production site in Racibórz, Poland

Poland: New production line for liquid laundry detergents Racibórz, Poland, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel has invested 24 million euros in a new, state-of-the-art laundry production line at Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care production site in Racibórz, Poland. Adding to … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa to supply 29 units of its SG 3.4-132 turbines for wind farm in the Mexican state of Coahuila

The wind farm will be equipped with 29 of the company’s SG 3.4-132 turbines MADRID, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa has secured a new order1 in Mexico for the supply of 100 MW as part of the last wind power … Read the full press release

ALLPLAN unveils powerful solution for the parametric modeling of bridges

Intuitive and time-saving creation of parametric bridge models Total freedom of geometric design of the bridge Design modifications implemented in minutes instead of days MUNICH, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ALLPLAN, an international provider of open solutions for Building Information Modeling (BIM), … Read the full press release

Feliciano González Muñoz appointed new Head of Human Resources at LafargeHolcim

Jona, Switzerland, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim has appointed Feliciano González Muñoz (54) as new Head of Human Resources, effective 1 May 2018, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Jan Jenisch. He will succeed Caroline Luscombe who has decided to pursue opportunities … Read the full press release

Voith opens new office in Sydney to tap the enormous potential offered by hydropower in this area

New office strengthens Voith’s presence in a promising and dynamic energy market  Demand for pumped storage is growing to increase grid stability Support of national initiatives such as “Snowy 2.0” and “Battery of the Nation” SYDNEY, Australia, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Voith unveils new Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform OnCumulus

Secure and modular IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) platform asstructured data hub for digitalization Based on open source and highly standardized technologies Further value through first proven industry applications Value-driven intelligence for companies in industrialenvironments Heidenheim, Germany, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Stadler to design and build 26 single and double-decker multiple units for the Slovenian state rail operator Slovenske Železnice

Bussnang, Switzerland, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler is designing and building 26 single and double-decker multiple units for the Slovenian state rail operator Slovenske Železnice. The order comprises eleven FLIRT EMU trains, five FLIRT DMU trains and ten KISS EMU trains, … Read the full press release

WindEurope: Europe invested €51.2bn in wind energy in 2017

BRUSSELS, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe invested a total of €51.2bn in wind energy in 2017.  The development of new farms accounted for €22.3bn of this. This is according to WindEurope’s ‘Financing and Investment Trends’ report released today. The rest of the investment … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial retiree benefits adjustment to result in reduction of the plan liability by approximately $500 million to $550 million

LONDON, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 20, 2018, the Company announced that the United States Supreme Court ruled in its favor in Reese vs. CNH Industrial N.V. and CNH Industrial America LLC. The decision allows CNH Industrial to terminate or … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial will adopt updated FASB accounting standards for revenue recognition and retirement benefits accounting for U.S. GAAP reporting purposes

LONDON, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) has published the following presentation and podcast to the Investor Relations section of its corporate website ( “Adoption of New Revenue Recognition Standard (ASC 606), New Retirement Benefits Accounting … Read the full press release

TSCNET: new transformer necessary to connect the rotating phase shifter to the grid reached the substation Oberottmarshausen near Augsburg

MUNICH, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Already in February 2018, a controllable rotating phase-shifter was supplied to the west Bavarian substation Oberottmarshausen near Augsburg, operated by TSCNET shareholder Amprion, one the four German transmission system operators (TSOs). Due to the decommissioning of … Read the full press release

NORMA Group to acquire leading Indian manufacturer of joining technology made of thermoplastic materials

Maintal, Germany, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To further expand its market position in the water management business, NORMA Group signed an agreement to acquire Kimplas Piping Systems Ltd. (“Kimplas”) on April 6, 2018. Kimplas is a leading Indian manufacturer of … Read the full press release

Continental reached 10,000,000 tire production milestone on April 11th at its tire plant in Kaluga, Russia

Continental in Kaluga produced 10,000,000 tires in less than 5 years since start of production The tire manufacturing facility in Kaluga is the Quality Award winner 2017 amongst Continental’s plants Over 250 million investments and more than 1,000 employees at … Read the full press release

Continental Hackathon will look for creative ideas and innovative solutions in the industrial sector at the industry fair Hannover Messe

Hannover Fair: Industry hackathon with international startups from four eco-systems Duensing: “Innovations are the lubricating oil and fuel for future-proof industrial companies.” Talented young people from Hanover, Hamburg, San Luis Potosí (Mexico) and Bucharest (Romania) search for solutions to challenges … Read the full press release

Continental breaks ground on its future greenfield facility for powertrain components in Wuhu, China

Total building area of 80,000 square meters, in which 20,000 square meters for phase I Another significant step for ensuring further growth in the Chinese market Further expand powertrain product portfolio to better serve customers locally and globally Wuhu /Shanghai, … Read the full press release

Customers now with access to Honeywell’s avionics and mechanical solutions at GKN’s Fokker Services facilities in the Netherlands, U.S. and Singapore

Redditch, United Kingdom, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GKN Fokker has signed an agreement with Honeywell to provide customers with component maintenance, repair and overhaul services for avionics and mechanical components. Customers will have access to Honeywell’s world-class avionics and mechanical solutions … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall to supply artillery and tank ammunition to an international customer

Düsseldorf, Germany, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — An international customer has contracted with Rheinmetall to supply it with artillery and tank ammunition worth a total of round €380 million; the order intake was booked in Q1 2018. The calibre of the artillery … Read the full press release

Evonik expands its production capacities for methacrylate crosslinkers of the VISIOMER® brand

Expanded crosslinker portfolio at Mobile site (Alabama, USA) Production start-up is scheduled for Q3 2018 Improved availability for customers in the US Darmstadt (Germany)/ Mobile (Alabama, USA), 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik is expanding its production capacities for methacrylate crosslinkers of … Read the full press release

Evonik optimizes production process of VESTAKEEP® PEEK at its Changchun, China site

ESSEN, WESSELING, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik has comprehensively optimized the production process of VESTAKEEP® PEEK and further improved the quality of the product at its Changchun, China, site. The Group is thus positioning itself as a reliable partner on … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to sell L’Orange to Woodward Inc for enterprise value of €700 million

Westhampnett, United Kingdom, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell L’Orange, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, to Woodward Inc., for an enterprise value of €700 million (£610 million). Woodward … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Power Systems and Guangxi Yuchai Machinery joint venture MTU Yuchai Power to start series production of MTU Series 4000 engines

Joint venture between Rolls-Royce Power Systems and Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company prepares for series production In-depth partnership for long-term success in power generation and in the oil and gas industry Friedrichshafen, Germany/Yulin, China, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MTU Yuchai Power, … Read the full press release

Airbus now has the first 3D-printed parts seamlessly integrated into the cabins of its jetliners

First 3D-printed part visible to passengers will be flying soon with Finnair TOULOUSE, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — When an airline updates its aircraft cabin layout, gaps are often created between the existing and new components. Such gaps need to be … Read the full press release

BP and Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production approved the development of the second phase of the giant Khazzan gas field in Oman

Ghazeer development to bring Khazzan production to an estimated 1.5 bcf/d gas MUSCAT, Sultanate of Oman, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP today announced that, together with its partner the Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production, it has approved the development … Read the full press release

Brazil awarded interests in seven licenses to Germany’s largest internationally active oil and gas producer Wintershall

Wintershall awarded seven offshore exploration licenses in Brazil’s 15th oil and gas licensing round Entry into Brazil strengthens Wintershall’s position in South America Rio de Janeiro/Kassel, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wintershall is continuing its growth course and has now been … Read the full press release

Aurubis AG to sell its Segment Flat Rolled Products (FRP) business to Wieland-Werke AG

HAMBURG, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Aurubis AG (Aurubis) and Wieland-Werke AG (Wieland), Ulm, signed the contract regarding the sale of Segment Flat Rolled Products (FRP) on March 29, 2018. Execution of the sales contract is subject to approval by the … Read the full press release

STRABAG SE to build 13 km tunnel section for the underground transport system of the Woodsmith Mine near Whitby, England

Design-and-build contract for approx. 13 km tunnel section with portal and ramp Part of underground transport system for Woodsmith Mine in North Yorkshire, England World’s largest deposit of polyhalite one step closer to mining LONDON, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sirius Minerals … Read the full press release

Eni, Lukoil awarded rights to Block 28 offshore Mexico

This allows Eni to build up and consolidate a new core area with significant operational synergies in the Country. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni and its partner Lukoil have been awarded rights to Block 28, located in … Read the full press release