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COVID-19: Ricoh 3D to produce 40,000 face shields per week for NHS medical workers

The first prototype was printed and assembled in less than 24 hours thanks to 3D printing technology and the strength of Ricoh’s supplier network

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 7-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh Europe PLC, part of Japanese multinational document management solutions, electronics and IT services company Ricoh Group, announced it will support NHS medical workers in their fight with COVID-19 with 40,000 face shields … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö announces closer co-operation with Suominen in the sustainable Moist Toilet Tissue segment

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 6-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö signs multi-year commercial agreement with Suominen that renews and strengthens the existing co-operation at Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Ställdalen plant in Sweden. The transaction will not only considerably improve the companies’ joint service to their … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Hydro supports construction and maintenance of four new field hospitals in Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 3-Apr-2020— /EuropaWire/ — Hydro donates BRL 5 million to support construction and maintenance of the new field hospitals as part of emergency measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil. The four new hospitals will create 720 … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Henkel converts Düsseldorf site to produce disinfectants for donation to hospitals and public institutions

Henkel to provide production capacities at short notice in order to produce disinfectants (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 2-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel will provide production capacities at short notice in order to produce disinfectants as part of its global solidarity program … Read the full press release

Vattenfall deploys digital inspection technology in “impossible” places

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall maintenance work and inspections in various operations will soon be done with the use of drones. During inspections of hard-to-access plant components, drones can simplify these tasks and reduce the risk of … Read the full press release

Hoa Thang 1.2 wind farm: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy scores its largest order to date in Vietnam

Hoa Thang 1.2 wind farm: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy scores its largest order to date in Vietnam

25 units of Siemens Gamesa’s SG 4.5-145 turbine will be delivered for the Hoa Thang 1.2 wind farm, one of the largest in Vietnam Operation and maintenance service contract secured for 10 years (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, Spain, 27-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

COVID-19: thyssenkrupp and IG Metall roll out an immediate “Corona crisis package”

COVID-19: thyssenkrupp and IG Metall roll out an immediate "Corona crisis package"

(PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 26-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Industrial company thyssenkrupp and Germany’s metalworkers union IG Metall announced they will roll out an immediate “Corona crisis package” to deal with the pandemic. Second, the companies have reached an agreement to implement … Read the full press release

Hydro achieves carbon neutral goal ahead of schedule

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 25-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Through extensive use of renewable energy sources for aluminium production to ever-advancing technology to reduce electricity consumption and emissions from its operations, Hydro has worked long and hard to reduce its own carbon … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval introduces Compabloc+

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 20-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Alfa Laval Compabloc range is widely recognized as the market leader in bloc-type heat exchanger technology with over 30,000 units installed around the world. Now Alfa Laval offers support for a greater … Read the full press release

Sika further invests in waterproofing membrane manufacturing in Switzerland

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 17-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika operates a new production facility for the SikaProof® structural waterproofing membrane at its existing site in Sarnen, Switzerland. The expansion will increase the manufacturing efficiency and will allow Sika to serve the … Read the full press release

CLAAS opens first CLAAS Harvest Centre in Eastern India

(PRESS RELEASE) HARSEWINKEL, Germany, 17-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — CLAAS in India opened one of its kind CLAAS Harvest Centre at Memari, West Bengal. The inauguration was attended by Dr. Jens Oeding, President Region Asia, CLAAS KGaA and Mr. Jay Singh, … Read the full press release

Total to help stabilize the French power grid with new battery-based energy storage system

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Total announces investment of around €15 million for the largest battery-based energy storage project in France. The new lithium-ion energy storage system will be constructed in Mardyck, at the Flandres Center, in Dunkirk’s … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s Navigator Port software complements Anglo-Eastern’s digital transformation

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 12-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL’s Navigator Port technology successfully implemented across Anglo-Eastern’s fleet of more than 600 vessels. Anglo-Eastern is one of the world’s leading ship managers. Navigator Port software is used everyday on board several … Read the full press release

MAHLE names new Head of Corporate Communications/Public Relations Manuela Höhne

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 11-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Automotive parts manufacturer, MAHLE, announces the appointment of Manuela Höhne as the new Head of Corporate Communications/Public Relations. Manuela will take up her new position on April 1, 2020 and will report to … Read the full press release

Offshore wind energy: EIB to loan EUR 250 million to TSO TenneT Holding B.V. for the Zuidwest 380 kV project

(PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, Netherlands, 9-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — TenneT Holding B.V. and The European Investment Bank (EIB) sign EUR 250 million loan agreement to finance the western section of TenneT’s “Zuidwest 380 kV” project. The EIB financing will support the … Read the full press release

Total to help one of Thailand’s largest food companies shrink its carbon footprint

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 6-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Total to provide 25 megawatt-peak (MWp) of solar rooftops for 24 facilities of Betagro. The binding contract was signed through its affiliate Total Solar Distributed Generation. Betagro is one of the largest food … Read the full press release

Polymer assemblies and components manufacturer Nylacast takes over Viva Nylons of Leicester, UK

Polymer assemblies and components manufacturer Nylacast takes over Viva Nylons of Leicester, UK

(PRESS RELEASE) LEICESTER, 5-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — High-precision polymer assemblies and components manufacturer Nylacast has announced it has acquired Leicester, UK based Viva Nylons. Nylacast is backed by private equity firm Equistone and the deal is said to be part … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ IDEAS simulation tool selected for Klabin’s Puma II project in Ortigueira, Brazil

ANDRITZ IDEAS simulation tool selected for Klabin's Puma II project in Ortigueira, Brazil / Klabin’s recovery boiler and power boile / © ANDRITZ

DCS checkout and operator training simulator will be developed by ANDRITZ Automation (PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, Austria, 28-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology Group ANDRITZ has announced its Brazilian subsidiary ANDRITZ Brasil Ltda. has been awarded a contract for the supply of … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ’s new tissue machine for dry crepe tissue can achieve higher dryness right after the press section

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, Austria, 28-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ officially launched its new tissue machine for the production of dry crepe tissue — PrimeLineVRT – Vertical CrescentFormer. The PrimeLineVRT is furnished with a vertical CrescentFormer in the forming section that … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at Seadrill Limited

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMILTON, Bermuda, 27-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Seadrill Limited welcomes Birgit Aagaard-Svendsen and Herman R. Flinder to its board of directors. Both will be replacing Eugene I. Davis and Scott D. Vogel who are stepping down from their current … Read the full press release

Sika becomes the 25th member of ‘Together for Sustainability’ initiative

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, Switzerland, 26-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika announces its membership in ‘Together for Sustainability’ (TfS) initiative. TfS, founded in 2011, aims for the advancement of chemicals industry’s sustainability practice within the supply chain. Sika’s growth strategy focuses on … Read the full press release

Setra Group’s cross-laminated timber production line in Sweden to benefit from ANDRITZ Universal Shredder FRP

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, Austria, 24-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ to supply a Universal Shredder FRP for Setra Group’s cross-laminated timber (CLT) production line in Långshyttan, Sweden. The type 2000P FRP shredder will be used to shred the rejects from the … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s expertise to address complex vessel conversion project

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 24-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä to convert Netherlands based Boskalis’ existing hull to create the crane vessel Bokalift 2. Wärtsilä comprehensive thruster solution is a key element in the vessel conversion project. Aside addressing the technical challenges … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches enhanced line of sustainable and safe food packaging papers

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 20-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches Delicitera® Confectionary Papers. Delicitera® Confectionary Papers are enhanced line of sustainable and safe specialty papers geared towards the confectionary market. In today’s fast developing marketplace, Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Delicitera® Confectionery Papers drive food … Read the full press release

NORRES strengthens globalization strategy with the acquisition of hose distributor specialist Jarl Elmgren

(PRESS RELEASE) GELSENKIRCHEN / FRANKFURT, Germany / HALSMSTAD, Sweden, 17-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — NORRES Group has acquired a specialist distributor of flexible hoses, Jarl Elmgren AB. Jarl Elmgren is a Swedish hose distributor with a wide range of hoses and … Read the full press release

Skanska to design and build new bridge connecting Newburg, Maryland, and Dahlgren, Virginia, USA

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 11-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska will design and build the new Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial/Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton Bridge over the Potomac River, USA. The contract was signed with Maryland Department of Transportation – Maryland Transportation … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä and DNV GL partner to contribute to marine industry’s ongoing digital transformation

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 10-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä announces collaboration with classification society DNV GL. In a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by Roger Holm, President, Wärtsilä Marine and Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO, DNV GL – Maritime, both companies agreed to … Read the full press release

PGZ announces cooperation with American company Bell Textron for the Polish helicopter program

(PRESS RELEASE) WARSAW, 6-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) announces partnership with Bell Textron Inc. (Bell) for a joint cooperation on the “Kruk” helicopter program implemented by Polish Ministry of National Defence. The agreement, signed at Wojskowe Zakłady … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall will equip the German troops with laser duel simulators for realistic training exercises

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 5-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall will be providing simulation technology to German Bundeswehr contributing to its combat readiness for mechanized infantry units equipped with Puma infantry fighting vehicles (IFV). The defense company, Rheinmetall, will upgrade their system … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval launches new version of double-wall heat exchangers with more compact and enhanced design

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, Sweden, 4-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — A lot of people have been depending on double-wall heat exchangers to use for heating and cooling needs. Alfa Laval has improved this technology and launches new double-wall brazed plate heat exchanger … Read the full press release