Category Archives: Netherlands

Press Releases & News from Netherlands distributed via EuropaWire

coMakeIT appoints Durga Prakash Kone as Head of Global Sales

coMakeIT, a niche provider of product engineering, application modernization, and digital transformation services announced the appointment of a new Head of Global Sales BAARN, Netherlands, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — coMakeIT strengthened its executive management team through the addition of Durga … Read the full press release

Cyclist Lieke de Cock won the world championship for cycling in the Nevada desert riding the VeloX 8 built by students from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam

Delft, Netherlands, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Cyclist Lieke de Cock won the world championship for cycling in the Nevada desert in the US with a speed of 120 km/h. She was riding the VeloX 8 from the Human Power Team, a … Read the full press release

Royal Dutch Shell to maintain methane emissions intensity below 0.2% by 2025

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announced a target to maintain methane emissions intensity below 0.2% by 2025. This target covers all oil and gas assets for which Shell is the operator. The HAGUE, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — “This methane target … Read the full press release

ING to invest in Black Bear Carbon and help the company improve its technology and expand globally

ING has invested in Black Bear Carbon (BBC), a company that recycles old tyres into a raw material used to make things like pen ink, smartphone covers and new tyres. AMSTERDAM, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The raw material ‘carbon black’ is used … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics and TomTom unveil package of development tools in the STM32 Open Development Environment that connect directly to TomTom Maps APIs or location, tracking, and mapping data services

Hardware and software package includes development boards and positioning technology from ST along with dedicated software to connect to TomTom online services Hardware and software will be available on ST.com by October 2018 San Francisco, CA, USA, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

TomTom’s real-time Traffic data to be integrated into rideOS’ routing platform for self-driving vehicles

San Francisco, CA, USA, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced that its real-time and historical Traffic data, Speed Profiles, and map elements will be integrated into rideOS’ innovative routing platform for self-driving vehicles to improve predictive analytics. rideOS has developed … Read the full press release

Zenly selects TomTom as a provider of reverse geocoding and routing data

San Francisco, CA, USA, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced that its Routing APIs and the reverse geocoding part of its Search APIs have been chosen by Zenly, the social map app with leading real-time location technology, to make … Read the full press release

TomTom to offer free maps and traffic tiles on its Mobile Software Developer Kit

San Francisco, CA, USA, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In an onstage presentation at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, one of the world’s leading conferences for tech start-ups, TomTom (TOM2) announced that it will offer free maps and traffic tiles on its Mobile Software Developer … Read the full press release

Paperspace expands its presence to Europe through Interxion’s Amsterdam data centre campus

Expansion enables growing U.S. startup to meet increasing demand from Europe AMSTERDAM, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE: INXN), a leading provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, today announced that Paperspace, a company that provides … Read the full press release

80% Satisfaction Rate in Europe for Customer Data Platform Early Adopters

AMSTERDAM, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — European companies that have deployed Customer Data Platforms are highly satisfied with their systems, according to a study released today by the CDP Institute Europe (CDPIE). The survey found that the CDP was delivering “significant … Read the full press release

LyondellBasell and Covestro to convert its water-based waste into energy with Circular Steam Project at Maasvlakte-Rotterdam site

Joint press release of LyondellBasell and Covestro Innovative new technology realizes annual reduction of up to 140,000 metric tons CO2 emissions LEVERKUSEN, 05-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and its … Read the full press release

Philips on AI and adaptive intelligence in healthcare

AMSTERDAM, 31-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At a time when health systems and healthcare professionals are under more pressure than ever to do more with less, the promise of intelligent technology that can deliver life-changing insights from all our data is … Read the full press release

Royal Philips to acquire US-based scale-up company developing and commercializing next-generation sensor technologies

AMSTERDAM, 31-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has acquired Xhale Assurance Inc, a US-based scale-up company developing and commercializing next-generation sensor technologies. Xhale Assurance’s unique, disposable pulse oximetry … Read the full press release

Albert Heijn to start 12-week test of a new app called “Find My Product”

ZAANDAM, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Albert Heijn is continuing to search for new ways to serve customers. The brand announced this week that its store in Hoofddorp in the Netherlands will begin a 12-week test of a new app called “Find … Read the full press release

Delhaize becomes the first Belgian retailer to introduce the Nutri-Score food label

ZAANDAM, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Delhaize becomes the first Belgian retailer to introduce the Nutri-Score food label, now providing shoppers with at-a-glance guidance about the nutritional quality of products that included certain own-brand yogurt and cereal. Customers will soon find the … Read the full press release

Total to sell ts 26% minority equity stake in Hazira LNG regasification terminal in India to Shell

PARIS, 29-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Total has signed a binding Letter of Intent (LOI) with Shell for the sale of its 26% minority equity stake in Hazira LNG regasification terminal in India. The transaction remains subject to the approval of regulatory … Read the full press release

US subsidiaries of Aegon reached a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

THE HAGUE, 29-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (August 27, 2018), US subsidiaries of Aegon reached a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the matter of the operation and implementation of asset management quantitative models by Aegon’s US … Read the full press release

APM Terminals trials new storage solution in Maasvlakte II Terminal in Rotterdam

THE HAGUE, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A new storage solution is being trialed by APM Terminals. The solution removes the need for customers to store containers or transport them separately when production and port schedules do not match up. The company’s … Read the full press release

Logicor announces leasing agreement with Seacon Logistics for 21,885 sqm distribution centre in Venlo

LONDON, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Logicor has leased a 21,885 sqm distribution centre in Venlo to Seacon Logistics B.V. The building is located on the Venlo Trade Port business park, the largest logistics hotspot in the Netherlands. Seacon Logistics is … Read the full press release

TomTom reached 1.5 billion changes to its digital maps per month milestone

Digital representation of reality now more accurate and faster than ever AMSTERDAM, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced that, in a single month, it has made 1.5 billion changes to its digital maps which are delivered to TomTom customers … Read the full press release

Royal DSM made Fortune Magazine’s 2018 Change the World list

Parsippany NJ, US, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, again made Fortune Magazine’s 2018 Change the World list, an annual recognition of companies that have a positive social impact through their core … Read the full press release

Aegon to sell its businesses in Czech Republic and Slovakia to NN Group for EUR 155 million

The HAGUE, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Aegon has agreed to sell its businesses in Czech Republic and Slovakia for EUR 155 million to NN Group. The transaction is consistent with Aegon’s strategic objective to optimize its portfolio and capital allocation … Read the full press release

DNV GL to support Shell’s Penguins Field redevelopment on the UK Continental Shelf

DNV GL has won a cross-service contract to support Shell’s Penguins Field redevelopment on the UK Continental Shelf. OSLO, 10-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The contract with Shell involves a team which will deliver an integrated verification and class project for the … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa and Van Oord consortium selected as preferred contractor for Fryslân nearshore wind farm construction

Supply of 89 SWT-DD-130 wind turbines with a total rated power output of over 380 MW Zamudio, Spain, 03-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The consortium of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Van Oord has been selected by Windpark Fryslân B.V. as … Read the full press release

PPF Group completes acquisition Telenor’s telecommunications assets in Hungary, Bulgaria, Montenegro, and Serbia

AMSTERDAM, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — PPF Group has completed its acquisition of mobile operator Telenor’s telecommunications assets in Central and Eastern Europe, specifically in Hungary, Bulgaria, Montenegro, and Serbia. PPF Group has received all the necessary approvals from the relevant authorities … Read the full press release

ING helped secure €2.27 billion of financing for the the world’s longest suspension bridge over the Dardanelles Strait in Turkey

AMSTERDAM, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A two-kilometre suspension bridge, the world’s longest, is being built over the Dardanelles Strait in north-western Turkey linking Europe and Asia. ING helped secure €2.27 billion of financing for the project that involves an international consortium … Read the full press release

ING to invest €21 million in international payments platform TransferMate

AMSTERDAM, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ING announced yesterday (29 July) that it will invest in international payments platform TransferMate to provide SME customers and corporate clients with faster, cheaper and easier payments solutions. “ING is dedicated to offering seamless payment solutions and freedom … Read the full press release

Wizz Air received their milestone 100th aircraft – coated with AkzoNobel’s high performing exterior topcoat systems

AMSTERDAM 24-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The sky’s the limit for passengers who travel with Wizz Air, as the value airline received their milestone 100th aircraft – coated with AkzoNobel’s high performing exterior topcoat systems. The two companies have enjoyed a long … Read the full press release

Shell Exploration and Production Mauritania (C-10) B.V. and Shell Exploration and Production Mauritania (C-19) B.V. sign two Production Sharing Contracts for the exploration and production of hydrocarbons offshore Mauritania

The HAGUE, 24-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell Exploration and Production Mauritania (C-10) B.V. and Shell Exploration and Production Mauritania (C-19) B.V. (“Shell”) today signed two Production Sharing Contracts with the government of Mauritania for the exploration and potential future production … Read the full press release

TU/e: Student team InMotion clocked the fastest time ever with an electric car on the TT Circuit Assen

For the third time student team InMotion claimed an electric lap record on a famous circuit. After Zandvoort and Zolder the students this time clocked the fastest time ever with an electric car on the TT Circuit Assen, in 1:43.059.  … Read the full press release