Category Archives: Germany

Press Releases & News from Germany distributed via EuropaWire

bp and Castrol Partner with Audi for Formula 1 Entry in 2026

(IN BRIEF) bp and Castrol have entered into a strategic partnership with Audi for their debut in Formula 1 in 2026. This exclusive collaboration includes the development of FIA-compliant Advanced Sustainable fuels and specialized lubricants for Audi’s F1 power unit. … Read the full press release

Major Funding Secured for RWE’s Hydrogen Projects in Germany

(IN BRIEF) The German government and state governments of Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania have allocated over 619 million euros to fund two hydrogen projects led by RWE. These include a 300-MW electrolyser in Lingen and a hydrogen … Read the full press release

DHL Express Partners with Central Airlines to Enhance Cargo Operations

(IN BRIEF) DHL Express has signed a Letter of Intent with Central Airlines to deploy two Boeing 777 freighters under a multi-year Operating Agreement, marking their first collaboration with a Chinese cargo airline. This partnership aims to enhance intercontinental cargo … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Secures Contract for Advanced Sewage Sludge Incineration Plant in Germany

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ has been contracted by German waste management service provider MVA Bielefeld-Herford GmbH to supply an EcoFluid bubbling fluidized bed (BFB) boiler system for a new sewage sludge mono-incineration plant. This plant, designed to handle … Read the full press release

Ørsted Introduces Revolutionary Low-Noise Technology for Offshore Wind Foundations

(IN BRIEF) Ørsted, a leader in offshore wind energy, has unveiled a groundbreaking low-noise installation method for monopile foundations at the Gode Wind 3 wind farm in Germany. This innovative technology, successfully tested on three monopiles, utilizes a patented jetting … Read the full press release

Evonik Expands Sodium Methylate Production Capacity in Argentina

(IN BRIEF) Evonik has announced a significant expansion of its sodium methylate production capacity at its Rosario plant in Argentina’s Sante Fé Province. The expansion, increasing annual capacity by 50% to 90,000 tons, aims to meet growing demand for biofuels … Read the full press release

University of Twente and Forschungszentrum Jülich Strengthen Collaboration with New Memorandum of Understanding

(IN BRIEF) The University of Twente (UT) and Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ) have formalized their longstanding collaboration with a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Signed during a special event at Jülich, the MoU focuses on strategic areas such as education and … Read the full press release

Allianz Teams Up with Football Star Harry Kane as Global Brand Ambassador

(IN BRIEF) Allianz has partnered with football star Harry Kane, naming him as their global brand ambassador. Kane, known for his football prowess and advocacy for mental health, will collaborate with Allianz on marketing initiatives aimed at inspiring the next … Read the full press release

E.ON and MAN Truck & Bus Partner to Establish Europe’s Largest Public Charging Network for Electric Trucks

(IN BRIEF) E.ON and MAN Truck & Bus are collaborating to create a vast public charging network for electric commercial vehicles across Europe, featuring approximately 400 charging points at 170 locations. With 125 sites planned in Germany alone, this initiative … Read the full press release

Covestro Advances Circular Economy with Innovative Product Design Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Covestro is championing the circular economy by integrating sustainable design principles into product development. Recognizing the significant environmental impact of product design, Covestro leverages its expertise in high-performance materials to guide customers in adopting circular design practices. Their … Read the full press release

MTU Aero Engines Showcases Zero-Emission Flight Technologies at Farnborough Airshow

(IN BRIEF) MTU Aero Engines is celebrating its 90th anniversary at the Farnborough International Airshow with a focus on revolutionary propulsion technologies. Highlighting innovations aimed at zero-emission flight, MTU will showcase its Water-Enhanced Turbofan (WET) and Flying Fuel Cell™ (FFC) … Read the full press release

Symrise Celebrates 70 Years of Sun Protection Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Symrise is celebrating its 70-year legacy of sun protection innovation as part of its “150 shades of innovation” campaign, honoring the 150th anniversary of its founding father Wilhelm Haarmann’s first patent. The company has pioneered advancements in UV … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Trucks Tests eActros 600 Prototype for Long-Distance Haulage

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz Trucks has demonstrated the capabilities of its near-production eActros 600 prototypes on typical long-distance routes. The eActros 600 features an aerodynamic ProCabin, powerful acceleration, smooth driving, and advanced recuperation systems, alongside safety technologies like Predictive Powertrain Control … Read the full press release

Expanded Partnership Between Just – Evotec Biologics and Sandoz Enhances Biosimilar Development and Supply Security

(IN BRIEF) Just – Evotec Biologics and Sandoz have expanded their strategic partnership to advance the development and commercial manufacturing of biosimilars. This enhanced collaboration includes additional biosimilars in Sandoz’s pipeline and ensures long-term supply through Just – Evotec Biologics’ … Read the full press release

Germany’s Urban Heat Transition: E.ON Maps Path to Climate Neutrality

(IN BRIEF) Germany aims for climate neutrality by 2045, focusing on transforming heating systems in major cities like Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, and Cologne. E.ON’s latest data highlights the prevalence of district heating and the adoption of heat pumps, alongside challenges … Read the full press release

Siemens Achieves EcoVadis Platinum Rating for Sustainability Excellence

(IN BRIEF) Siemens has attained the prestigious EcoVadis Platinum rating with an impressive score of 80 points, placing it among the top one percent of over 73,000 companies globally assessed. This recognition marks a significant advancement from Silver in 2021 … Read the full press release

Logicor and BSH Hausgeräte GmbH Renew Lease Agreement for Key Logistics Property in Nauen

(IN BRIEF) Logicor has renewed its lease agreement with BSH Hausgeräte GmbH for a 52,000 sqm logistics property in Nauen, Brandenburg, Germany. This renewal includes a Green Lease clause, committing both parties to resource conservation and energy optimization, thus contributing … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility to Modernize Berlin U5 and U8 Metro Lines with Advanced CBTC Technology

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Mobility has secured a contract with Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) to implement a Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) system on Berlin’s U5 and U8 metro lines. The Trainguard MT CBTC solution will enable semi-automated operations by 2029 on the … Read the full press release

BASF and Graphit Kropfmühl Partner to Reduce Carbon Footprint in Graphite Production

(IN BRIEF) BASF and Graphit Kropfmühl have entered a partnership to reduce the carbon footprint of graphite produced at Graphit Kropfmühl’s Hauzenberg site by at least 25% using renewable energy certificates. This reduced-carbon graphite will be used in BASF’s Neopor® … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank and Partners Launch ‘Dialog Leben’ to Foster Democratic Values in Schools

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Bank, in collaboration with Teach First Deutschland and GermanDream, has introduced “Dialog Leben,” a project aimed at promoting democratic values in schools situated in less privileged areas. The initiative focuses on “dialogues on values,” where students engage … Read the full press release

Lindner Group Showcases Innovative Fire Protection Solutions at FeuerTrutz 2024

(IN BRIEF) The Lindner Group showcased a range of innovative fire protection solutions at this year’s FeuerTrutz exhibition held at the Nuremberg exhibition center from June 26th to 27th. Drawing an international audience of approximately 6,300 visitors from 44 countries, … Read the full press release

SWU Verkehr Introduces State-of-the-Art Mercedes-Benz eCitaro G Buses for Ulm and Neu-Ulm

(IN BRIEF) SWU Verkehr, serving Ulm and Neu-Ulm, has introduced the first two out of 14 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro G buses, marking a significant step towards sustainable urban mobility. These electric articulated buses, equipped with advanced NMC3 batteries for enhanced energy … Read the full press release

CompuGroup Medical (CGM) Achieves C5 Attestation for Cloud Services in Germany

(IN BRIEF) CompuGroup Medical (CGM) has achieved C5 attestation (Type 1) for its cloud services in Germany, complying with the rigorous standards set by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). Effective from May 31, 2024, an independent auditing … Read the full press release

MWB AG Rings in New Era with Vienna Stock Exchange Listing

(IN BRIEF) MWB AG, a German company specializing in luxury watch trading across the DACH region, celebrated a significant achievement today as it commenced trading on the Vienna Stock Exchange’s direct market plus segment. With NuWays AG acting as underwriter … Read the full press release

Yann d’Hervé Takes Helm of Evonik’s Health Care Business

(IN BRIEF) Yann d’Hervé has been appointed to lead Evonik’s Health Care business line starting July 1st, transitioning from his previous role as Head of Care Solutions within the Nutrition & Care division. With extensive experience spanning various global leadership … Read the full press release

BASF and Mercedes-Benz Win Innovation Award for Advanced Automotive Foam Technology

(IN BRIEF) BASF and Mercedes-Benz have been awarded second place in the “Enabler Technology” category at the 2024 SPE Automotive Awards for their joint development of Ultramid® Expand polyamide particle foam. This innovative foam, part of the Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall and SLR Giesserei Partner on Eco-Friendly District Heating System to Slash CO2 Emissions

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall and SLR Giesserei are collaborating on a district heating system at the KS Gleitlager site in St. Leon-Rot, expected to save up to 800 tonnes of CO2 annually. The system will utilize waste heat from the foundry, … Read the full press release

MAN Truck & Bus Issues Recall for Euro 6c Engines Over Potential Fire Risk

(IN BRIEF) MAN Truck & Bus is recalling certain trucks and buses with Euro 6c engines (D2676LF51-53 and D2676LOH35-37) for inspection due to potential engine damage and fire risks. The recall affects vehicles manufactured between November 2016 and August 2019. … Read the full press release

TUM Entrepreneurship Day Celebrates Munich’s Innovative Start-ups with Prestigious Awards

(IN BRIEF) The TUM Entrepreneurship Day celebrated Munich’s innovation ecosystem, highlighting achievements of local start-ups. Reverion won the TUM Presidential Entrepreneurship Award for its high-efficiency biogas power plant. Finalists included Planet A Foods, with a sustainable chocolate alternative, and RobCo, … Read the full press release

Vestas Lands 105 MW Wind Turbine Order for LEAG’s Forst-Briesnig II Project in Germany

(IN BRIEF) Vestas has secured a 105 MW order from LEAG for the Forst-Briesnig II wind energy project in Germany’s Lausitz region. The project, set on a former brown coal mining area, will include 17 V162-6.2 MW wind turbines. Vestas … Read the full press release

Vestas Wins 114 MW Wind Turbine Contract for Germany’s Ahlum-Dettum Project

(IN BRIEF) Vestas has secured a 114 MW contract from SAB WindTeam for the Ahlum-Dettum wind project in Lower Saxony, Germany. The order includes the supply, delivery, and commissioning of 17 V162-6.2 MW and two V136-4.2 MW wind turbines, along … Read the full press release

Report by E.ON and Thüga Highlights Strategic Role of Electrolyzers in Germany’s Energy Transition

(IN BRIEF) A joint report commissioned by E.ON and Thüga, conducted by the Institute of Energy Economics at the University of Cologne (EWI), assesses the strategic placement of electrolyzers across Germany to support the energy transition. The study identifies regions … Read the full press release

KUKA and Swisslog Showcase AI Advancements in Robotics and Logistics, Addressing Challenges in Automation

(IN BRIEF) KUKA and Swisslog recently highlighted advancements in AI integration for robotics and logistics during a virtual press conference. KUKA showcased an AI chatbot simplifying robot programming through voice commands, while Swisslog presented ItemPiQ, an AI-driven robot enhancing product … Read the full press release

SBTi Launches Validation Council with TÜV Rheinland’s Fallight Xu Appointed as Member, Strengthening Global Climate Accountability

(IN BRIEF) The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has launched its Validation Council to independently oversee target validation decisions globally, ensuring impartiality and expertise in greenhouse gas accounting. Fallight Xu from TÜV Rheinland Greater China has been appointed as a … Read the full press release

Safran and MTU Launch EURA Alliance for Next-Gen European Military Helicopter Engine

(IN BRIEF) Safran Helicopter Engines and MTU Aero Engines have established a 50/50 joint venture named EURA (European Military Rotorcraft Engine Alliance). This alliance aims to develop a new European engine for future military helicopters by 2040, focusing on enhancing … Read the full press release

Former Voith Engineer Christian Schiel Honored Posthumously by Paper Industry Hall of Fame for Innovations in Paper Machine Technology

(IN BRIEF) Christian Schiel, a former Voith engineer, was posthumously inducted into the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame for his pioneering contributions to paper machine technology. Recognized for innovations like the fabric press and flexible-nip presses, Schiel’s career spanned … Read the full press release

DHL eCommerce Unveils 2024 Shopper Trends Highlighting Surge in Mobile and Social Commerce

(IN BRIEF) DHL eCommerce has released the initial findings from its “Online Shopper Trends Report 2024,” based on a survey of 12,000 consumers from 24 countries. The report reveals a significant shift toward using smartphones as the primary shopping tool, … Read the full press release

Eurofins and trinamiX Partner to Revolutionize Forage Analysis with On-the-Spot Technology

(IN BRIEF) Eurofins Agro Testing Wageningen has partnered with trinamiX to transform forage analysis by developing technology that allows for immediate on-site testing, eliminating the need for laboratory sample sending. This collaboration leverages Eurofins’ extensive analytical experience and global lab … Read the full press release

BASF’s ZENOMENON Wins Prestigious Red Dot Award for Innovative Automotive Paint Design

(IN BRIEF) BASF’s Coatings division has received acclaim for its automotive paint, ZENOMENON, which was honored at the Red Dot Award: Product Design. This award, recognizing outstanding design quality, was given to ZENOMENON for its innovative approach in the “Materials … Read the full press release

Leadec Wins Excellence Award from Toyota for Outstanding Production Services

(IN BRIEF) Leadec, a prominent provider of industrial production services, was honored with an Excellent award by Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (TMNA) at their Annual Supplier Business Meeting Dinner and Award Ceremony. The event took place on June 3rd … Read the full press release