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Industrial Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Self-driving truck for hub-to-hub transportations demonstrated at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit in Beijing

Gothenburg, Sweden, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The self-driving truck, driving autonomously from one hub to another, is part of a development project exploring how automation can contribute to increased productivity, enhanced safety and lower environmental impact. It has for the first … Read the full press release

CLAAS and BMW create the Large Vehicle Alert System to promote road safety

Harsewinkel, Germany, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Large Vehicle Alert System, a new development to enhance road safety, has been unveiled by CLAAS. The company is teaming up with BMW AG at Agritechnica, the world’s leading trade fair for agricultural machinery, … Read the full press release

New series and new features for CLAAS front loaders

Harsewinkel, Germany, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CLAAS has built its own front loaders for its tractors since the 2009 financial year. Demand is increasing constantly, and over 15,000 CLAAS front loaders have now been sold. More than half of all ARION … Read the full press release

CLAAS updates JAGUAR 900 and 800 series and offers new models for PICK UP and DIRECT DISC

Harsewinkel, Germany, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CLAAS has a comprehensive range of extremely productive forage harvesters in the form of the JAGUAR 900 and 800 series. With effect from Agritechnica 2017, CLAAS is integrating new detailed solutions in them and offering … Read the full press release

Unifeeder appoints Nils Smedegaard Andersen as new Chairman of the Board of Directors

AARHUS, 16-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Unifeeder, the largest Pan-European feeder and shortsea operator, today announced the appointment of Nils Smedegaard Andersen as new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Nils Smedegaard Andersen succeeds former Hapag-Lloyd CCO Jesper Præstensgaard who instead takes … Read the full press release

Finnish manufacturer of forestry machines Ponsse receives the 11,111th MTU engine from Rolls-Royce

Ponsse has put its trust in MTU engines for more than 15 years Stage V engine has now completed intensive field testing FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The 11,111th engine delivered to Ponsse by Rolls-Royce is a Series 1000 six-cylinder in-line … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce presents MTU agricultural engines designed to meet the EU Stage V emissions regulations at Agritechnica in Hanover

Agricultural vehicle manufacturers testing EU Stage V engines from MTU in a variety of applications Some 10,000 hours of operation already completed Delivery of EU Stage V engines from MTU to begin as of June 2018 FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

DHL Freight to build state-of-the-art freight hub at the Hanover Airport Business Park in Langenhagen

State-of-the-art transshipment facility to be built at the Hanover Airport Business Park in Langenhagen 63,000 square meter site conforms to current environmental standards BONN, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Freight is making an eight-figure investment in the construction of a … Read the full press release

Refining market: BASF unveils the next generation of the industry-leading Fortress Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst for heavy residuum oil feedstock applications

Allows refiners to optimize operations and maximize profits Delivers superior metals passivation and activity maintenance Minimizes hydrogen and coke production Ludwigshafen, Germany, 14-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF announced today the launch of Fortress™ NXT, the next generation of the industry-leading Fortress … Read the full press release

Volkswagen to produce new SUV in Pacheco, Argentina: to create 2,500 jobs

New SUV model for South America to roll off assembly line at Pacheco plant from 2020 Volkswagen brings further momentum to global SUV offensive President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, is guest at Volkswagen plant CEO Diess: “South America and Argentina … Read the full press release

The Linde Group launches new e-marketplace for plant operators: LINDE PLANTSERV™ portal

LINDE PLANTSERV™ portal for rapid identification and ordering of spare parts  Digital technology paves the way for new services and more efficient plant operations  New, integrated service: Linde Engineering supports customers during the entire plant lifecycle PULLACH, 13-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to replace 1970’s evaporation line at Iggesund Paperboard mill in Sweden to significantly enhance energy efficiency

GRAZ, 13-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Iggesund Paperboard AB, a member of the HOLMEN GROUP, to supply a new evaporation plant and rebuild an existing evaporation plant for the pulp mill in Iggesund. … Read the full press release

RenewableUK’s Hugh McNeal on MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s new facility at Fawley: powerful symbol of UK’s transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy

LONDON, 13-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — RenewableUK is highlighting today’s announcement by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind that it is opening a new plant at Fawley in Hampshire – on the site of a decommissioned oil-fired power station. The company is already manufacturing … Read the full press release

Guenter Schmidmeir appointed Senior Vice President, Global Terminal Operators Kalmar Business Area

HELSINKI, 08-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar Business Area, part of Cargotec, appoints Guenter Schmidmeir Senior Vice President, Global Terminal Operators, with effect from 1 November 2017. Guenter will be part of Kalmar’s Leadership Team, reporting to Antti Kaunonen, President, Kalmar Business Area. He will … Read the full press release

Newcastle University lecturer Paul Stott: focusing entirely on naval ships and ignoring the commercial sector is a mistake

Newcastle upon Tyne, 07-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Experts call on the Government to put the past behind us and invest in an industry that could have positive economic and societal benefit in the 21st century. Thatcher not to blame for the … Read the full press release

Sean S. Fitzgerald to become CEO of Maersk Container Industry (MCI)

Accomplished international manufacturing leader to spearhead continued market expansion, technology development and efficient operations. COPENHAGEN, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Maersk Container Industry (MCI) announced today that it has appointed Sean S. Fitzgerald as Chief Executive Officer effective 1 January 2018. … Read the full press release

Syngenta to acquire Nidera Seeds from COFCO International

BASEL, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Syngenta and COFCO International Ltd announced today that Syngenta has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Nidera Seeds which is currently owned by COFCO International. Completion of the transaction is subject to clearance by the … Read the full press release

APM Terminals Vado, Italy set to become the new southern gateway to Central Europe

Designed for customers needing southern Europe gateway to improve supply chains; gain access to major liner networks using deep-water ports. The HAGUE, 03-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — APM Terminals Vado, Italy Managing Director Paolo Cornetto addressed the 5th MedPorts 2017 conference in … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel expands its Surface Chemistry facility in Boxing, China

AMSTERDAM, 03-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel has completed the €4.8 million expansion project at its Surface Chemistry facility in Boxing, China, significantly increasing the company’s regional product portfolio and reconfirming its commitment to the Asian market. Being able to supply … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy to supply 310 wind turbines for five projects1 in the U.S.

The company will supply over 300 turbines to sites in the U.S., with a combined capacity of 784 MW Combined product offering results in five major projects New orders will leverage U.S. manufacturing facilities MADRID, 01-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens … Read the full press release

Philippe Roodhooft joins Borealis Executive Board as Executive Vice President Middle East & Growth Projects

VIENNA, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces that Philippe Roodhooft, at present Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Borouge ADP in the UAE, will return to Borealis … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä moves its valve manufacturing operations to larger facilities in the Humber Enterprise Park in Brough, England

HELSINKI, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is moving its valve manufacturing operations to larger facilities in the Humber Enterprise Park in Brough, England. The new 5570 m2 (60,000 ft2) engineering, development, and production facility will provide the space … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to provide smart power generation equipment for a new natural gas power plant in Arizona, USA

HELSINKI, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a contract in Arizona, USA to provide smart power generation equipment for a new natural gas power plant with up to 200 megawatts (MW) of capacity. Tucson Electric Power (TEP), … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp opens new production shop for steering components at its Schönebeck site in Saxony-Anhalt

Strategic expansion of steering production in Schönebeck continues Plant expansion creates 65 new jobs Modernization and digitization of production infrastructure generates competitive advantages ESSEN, 27-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (2017-10-25) thyssenkrupp opened a new production shop for steering components at … Read the full press release

Naftogaz: Ukraine may cease to be a net importer of gas by the end of 2020

KYIV, 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Implementation of Naftogaz’ strategy and the transformation of the energy market of Ukraine may contribute more than 7% to Ukraine’s GDP and result in state budget revenues in excess of USD 8 billion. Furthermore, Ukraine may … Read the full press release

Funds advised by Triton to acquire heat exchange products producer Rocore Group in US

Frankfurt (Germany)/Indianapolis (USA), 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Funds advised by Triton (“Triton”) have signed an agreement to acquire Rocore Group, a leading US producer and supplier of heat exchange products. The business produces a variety of heat exchange products focussing on the … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial listed in CDP’s Water A-List

The Company has been listed in CDP’s Water A-List and has been evaluated with an ‘A-‘ in the CDP Climate Change Program.. This distinction confirms CNH Industrial’s commitment to the sustainable management of resources. LONDON, 24-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CDP, … Read the full press release

LOC Group: Jerome Rutler to succeed Andrew Squire as Group CEO

ABERDEEN, 24-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 1 January 2018, Jerome Rutler, current Group COO, will take over from Andrew Squire as Group CEO. Andrew will take on a new role as Group Deputy Chairman. Jerome Rutler joined LOC as Group COO in March 2016 … Read the full press release

Sika opens new factory for mortar products and concrete admixtures in Pakistan

BAAR, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the commissioning of a new factory for mortar products and concrete admixtures, Sika has expanded its manufacturing capacity in Pakistan and is responding to the country’s construction boom. Demand in the infrastructure and residential … Read the full press release

Valio to increase the use of fully plant-based gable top cartons

HELSINKI, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Valio is taking a major step towards even more environment smart package solutions as the company is significantly increasing the use of fully plant-based gable top cartons. By the end of 2018, all of Valio’s milk, … Read the full press release