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Industrial Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Eni and SONATRACH renew gas supply contract and the transportation arrangements

MILAN, 26-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rachid Hachichi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Algerian state company SONATRACH and Claudio Descalzi, Chief Executive Officer of Eni confirm their willingness to come soon to the renewal of the gas supply contract … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö tackles emerging initiatives to phase out single-use plastic straws

HELSINKI, 25-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö makes possible for the food industry to provide consumers an alternative to single-use plastic straws with the launch of its new fiber-based solution for drinking paper straws, CelluStraw™. Ahlstrom-Munksjö provides solutions that make the … Read the full press release

GTT to design tanks of Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier for Japanese ship-owner Nippon Yusen Kaisha

PARIS, 24-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — GTT selected to deliver tank design of a Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier (LNGC) for the Japanese ship-owner Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK). The order was made by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI). The LNGC will be … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s newly launched WXJ series of modular waterjets received its first order within same month of its release

HELSINKI, 23-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä announces the first order for its newly introduced Wärtsilä WXJ series of modular waterjets. Four Wärtsilä WXJ1200 waterjets will power A new 100 metres long, wave-piercing catamaran ferry being built for the Government of … Read the full press release

Stadler to supply 60 new locomotives to Finland’s VR Group

VALENCIA, 18-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler to supply 60 new diesel-electric locomotives to Finland’s VR Group. The new locomotives will improve the operational efficiency in marshaling yards, freight terminals and on nonelectrified lines which make up 45 percent of the … Read the full press release

Vattenfall teams up with Siemens Gamesa for the latest generation of offshore wind power turbines in the North Sea

STOCKHOLM, 16-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The newest available offshore wind power turbine (10 MW) in the North Sea will be deployed by Vattenfall and Siemens Gamesa. Together, both companies plan to install 76 powerful turbines in the Hollandse Kust Zuid … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engines to power Air Premia’s 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft

LONDON, 12-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Korean airline Air Premia to power 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft with Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines. The Trent 1000 TEN (Thrust, Efficiency and New Technology), the latest version of the Trent 1000 will be used … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce announces blisk production milestone in its Oberursel factory

OBERURSEL, Germany, 12-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce Oberursel factory reaches another milestone as it shipped out its 10,000th blisk. Blisks (blade integrated disks) comprised of both rotor disk and blades are highly complex components. Oberursel is the Centre of Excellence … Read the full press release

Streamlining adoption of high-speed and high-resolution surface texturing delivered with the Prometheus project

This three-year program brings together leading research and industrial organizations to allow the broad manufacturing of materials with low-friction, oleophobic and hydrophobic properties PORTO SALVO, 4-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Prometheus’ project will bridge the existing gap between niche and mainstream … Read the full press release

Australia’s leading container terminal operator, Patrick Terminals expands existing fleet with 12 Kalmar straddle carriers

HELSINKI, 3-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar will supply 12 diesel-electric straddle carriers to Australian terminal operator Patrick Terminals. Patrick Terminals ordered eight automated Kalmar AutoStrad(TM) units and four manually operated Kalmar Straddle Carriers. Delivery of the machines is expected to … Read the full press release

Alstom to present at Eurasia Rail from 10-12 April 2019 in Izmir, Turkey

Alstom’s booth B630 will be at hall B at the exhibition SAINT-OUEN, France, 2-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom to participate at Eurasia Rail from 10-12 April 2019 in Izmir, Turkey. Eurasia Rail is one of the leading rolling stock rail … Read the full press release

ASI Technologies Focuses on the future as ASI Drives, and New AGV Pallet Robot, FRED2500

New name and new product with the same focus on world-class gear drive solutions MONTGOMERYVILLE, PA, USA, 2-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ASI Drives, a leading manufacturer of custom engineered gear drives since 1985, has announced a major rebranding, the enhancement … Read the full press release

ABB showcases the factory of the future at Hannover Messe 2019

ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer gives a glimpse into the factory of the future to Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven HANOVER, 1-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer explained how robots and humans will … Read the full press release

Skanska selected to build new headquarters of Jabil Inc. in St. Petersburg, Florida

STOCKHOLM, 1-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska to rebuild Jabil Inc.’s headquarters in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. Skanska signed contract with BA Leasing BSC, LLC worth USD 57 M, about SEK 520 M for the project. The contract will be included … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak to revolutionise food manufacturing at Hannover Messe 2019

LAUSANNE, 29-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak will launch its “factory of the future” at Hannover Messe 2019. With machines capable of communicating with each other and with the digital systems of the entire operation, automatically diagnosing problems, ordering and … Read the full press release

FINLAND: NIB to fund Keitele Timber’s investments in mechanical wood processing facilities

HELSINKI, 28-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB to finance Keitele Timber’s investments in mechanical wood processing facilities. The agreement is EUR 15 million loan with maturity of ten years. Keitele Timber will use the loan from NIB to invest in tangible … Read the full press release

Bosch at Hannover Messe: autonomous transport system, AI based visual fault detection and 3D printing with 5G

STUTTGART, 27-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bosch will be presenting an autonomous transport system, artificial intelligence (AI) based visual fault detection and 3D printing relying on 5G at Hannover Messe. The factory of the future has already become a reality and … Read the full press release

A new flagship project on Additive Manufacturing skills aims to maintain Europe leading position in industrial competitiveness

Skills Strategy in Additive Manufacturing Project (SAM) will tackle the current European need of developing an effective system to identify and anticipate the right skills for Additive Manufacturing PORTO SALVO, 25-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology is evolving at a much … Read the full press release

21st Technical Congress in Berlin: artificial intelligence key for connected and automated driving

BERLIN, 21-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — High-level stakeholders from the industry and politics comment and share their views on mobility, transport, logistics and production, in both plenary and specific technical sessions during the second day of 21st Technical Congress in Berlin. … Read the full press release

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence GmbH (DFKI) and Hitachi unveil new AI based technology to recognize and evaluate physical load on the worker’s body

KAISERSLAUTERN, 20-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Hitachi, Ltd. and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence GmbH (DFKI) announced they have developed an AI technology that performs real-time recognition and quantification of physical load exerted on a worker’s body during work that … Read the full press release

Jeroen Schouten Named Regional Manager, Europe of AeroGo, Inc.

Product offerings that solve challenges inherent to moving heavy loads SEATTLE, WA, United States, 20-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — AeroGo, Inc. is pleased to welcome Jeroen Schouten to the position of Regional Manager for Europe. Jeroen’s considerable expertise in aviation, aerospace, … Read the full press release

TRUE’s shop in Bangkok’s most high-end shopping mall gets AutoStore robotized storage and order processing system

BUCHS, Switzerland, 15-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisslog has just announced it has integrated its first AutoStore system in Thailand. The company, a leading provider of warehouse automation and software, has implemented its AutoStore robotized storage and order processing solution into … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä signs five-year Lifecycle solution agreements with PowerPac Mutiara Jamalpur Power Plant and LafargeHolcim Bangladesh 

HELSINKI, 14-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä announced it has signed five-year Lifecycle solution agreements for two power plants in Bangladesh. Customers PowerPac Mutiara Jamalpur Power Plant Ltd and LafargeHolcim Bangladesh Ltd can be assured that their plants can be operated … Read the full press release

Knut Johan Steneng, Bulkship Management AS: Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 was clearly the best solution for our needs

LUND, 12-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 will be used by Bulkship Management AS for compliance in ballast water treatment. The fleet agreement includes 30 PureBallast 3 Compact Flex systems, as well as commissioning and training. Under the … Read the full press release

BASF: engineering plastic Ultramid now in use as standard to manufacture the anode- and cathode-end plate in fuel cells

LUDWIGSHAFEN, 11-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF, as the biggest chemical supplier to the automotive industry, is very active on and engaged with things like automotive drive system, energy consumption, emissions, new and improved powertrain concepts for cars, electric drive concepts, … Read the full press release

Important EUR 22 million port, cruise, RoRo/Passenger orders for MacGregor in 1Q 2019

HELSINKI, 8-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — MacGregor, the leader in intelligent maritime cargo and load handling, reports it has landed a number of very important orders coming from Europe and China. The company, which is part of Cargotec, will provide port, … Read the full press release

Skanska lands EUR 42 million incremental expansion construction contract for a manufacturing facility in western USA

STOCKHOLM, 6-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract for the construction of a manufacturing facility in western USA. The contract is an incremental expansion, worth around EUR 42 million (~ USD 48 M / ~ SEK 440 M) … Read the full press release

Strategically located in Houston, the new failure lab of DNV GL expands the company’s global network of laboratories and test facilities

HOUSTON, Texas, United States, 28-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New DNV GL failure analysis facility will open in Houston, Texas with the aim to prevent and learn from failures and continue to improve safety, reliability and up-time. The new center support … Read the full press release

Safety meets Performance: New Xylon IP core called logiHSSL will be presented at Embedded World 2019

MUNICH, 22-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG, Xilinx Inc. and Xylon, d.o.o. will present a new Xylon IP core called logiHSSL presented at Embedded World trade fair 2019. The companies have joined forced to provide more flexibility in how to … Read the full press release

Wind energy continues to grow as share in EU’s electricity mix

BRUSSELS, 21-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope report reveals that in 2018, wind energy provided 14% of the EU’s electricity, an increase from 12% in 2017. Wind power capacity rose in Europe by 11.3 GW in 2018: 8.6 GW onshore and … Read the full press release