Tag Archives: CHINA

Airbus China appointments: Eric Chen becomes Chairman and George Xu CEO

TOULOUSE, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eric Chen, previously President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft China, succeeds Laurence Barron as Chairman of Airbus China. Simultaneously, George Xu has been appointed CEO of Airbus China. In his role as country head of Airbus … Read the full press release

Airbus signs MoU with the National Development and Reform Commission of China (NDRC): technical innovation, engineering capabilities and supply chain expansion

Further enhancing the industrial cooperation in Tianjin Production ramp-up to six aircraft per month in Tianjin’s A320 Final Assembly Line TOULOUSE, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In the presence of visiting French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping, Airbus … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz sold 2.3 million cars worldwide in 2017; China the largest individual market for Mercedes-Benz

In 2017, Mercedes-Benz sold approximately 2.3 million cars worldwide, increasing its unit sales by 9.9%. The car division delivered a total of more than 2.4 million Mercedes-Benz and smart to customers last year. 2017 was the seventh consecutive record year … Read the full press release

Sinopec to use Eni’s EST technology for the construction of refining plant in China

San Donato Milanese (MI), 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni has sold the licence and basic engineering project to the Chinese company Sinopec, for the construction of a refining plant based on the Eni Slurry Technology (EST).  The plant will be built at … Read the full press release

Driverless metro: Alstom to supply traction systems for 200 metro cars and CBTC signalling system for the entire line of Chengdu metro line 9 phase one

Saint-Ouen, France, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom and its JVs in China, SATEE and CASCO[1], have been awarded two contracts by Chengdu Railway Corp. Ltd. to supply traction systems for 200 metro cars and CBTC signalling system for the entire line … Read the full press release

SGS adds two ENEC laboratories in China

SGS Fimko Ltd. acts as a Certification Body in the ENEC scheme. GENEVA, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Its network of ENEC approved Testing Laboratories has expanded to include SGS-CSTC Shenzhen Branch and Vkan CVC (Guangzhou) in China in addition to SGS … 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

Professor Daan van Aalten appointed guest professor at Xiangya Hospital at Central South University in Changsha, China

DUNDEE, 02-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Dundee has formed a new link with China, with Professor Daan van Aalten from the School of Life Sciences being appointed a guest professor at Xiangya Hospital at Central South University in Changsha, … Read the full press release

Blind Children Find New Hope Through Music in Wuhan, China

Beijing, China, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wuhan School for The Blind is the only school of its kind in Hubei province, central China. Not only does it cater to pupils who face enormous challenges because of their disabilities, but it … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Second Tissue Machine Supplied To Hebei Yihoucheng, China Starts Up Successfully

GRAZ, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the second tissue machine supplied to Hebei Yihoucheng, China. The PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine has a design speed of 1,650 m/min and a width of 2.85 m. The … Read the full press release

China: Alstom supplied the traction system for the entire Chengdu metro line 4

Saint-Ouen, France, 06-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom supplied the traction system for the entire Chengdu metro line 4, which enters complete commercial service today. With the opening of Chengdu Line 4 phase two[1], Alstom has supplied the traction system for a … Read the full press release

Switzerland and China signed ten agreements, conventions and protocols during Chinese president XI Jinping visit to Switzerland

The Chinese president, XI Jinping, ended his state visit to Switzerland on Wednesday and was seen off by Federal Councillor Alain Berset, the vice president of the Federal Council, in Geneva. Earlier Federal Councillor Berset and President XI Jinping met … Read the full press release

BASF inaugurates BASF Coatings (Guangdong) Co. Ltd. in Jiangmen, Guangdong Province, China

Investment supports growing demand in Value-for-Money segment in China Region’s rapid growth in car ownership creates increasing demand for refinish coatings Site newly acquired from Guangdong Yinfan will serve as a technology and production hub for the region Ludwigshafen, Germany … Read the full press release

Arburg’s subsidiary in Shenzhen, China turns 10

Exclusive anniversary celebration with 200 invited guests and high-profile delegation from the headquarters Managing Partner Renate Keinath presents anniversary sculpture Awards for selected customers LOSSBURG, 11-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 23 September 2016, Arburg celebrated the ten-year anniversary of its … Read the full press release

Silk Road on Rails: The China-Europe Block Trains

A new rail freight service connecting Italian enterprise with Central Asia and China business opportunities BEIJING, China, 13-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The biggest story coming out of China today is the launching of the Silk Road on Rails: China-Europe block … Read the full press release

Triton Fund III company DYWIDAG-Systems International (DSI) forms 50/50% joint venture with Jennmar in Jining, China

Jining (China), 24-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — DYWIDAG-Systems International (DSI), a Triton Fund III company, now holds 50 % of the shares in JM Jining, a producer of ground support products. The transaction is a joint venture with Jennmar, which holds the … Read the full press release

China: STMicroelectronics to participate in Weifu’s Researching and Testing Institute of Engineering and Technology

Collaboration to focus on diesel-engine fuel injection, automotive-exhaust post-processing, and intake systems to better anticipate more stringent emission regulation ST to contribute expertise with control and protection components and 32-bit automotive microcontrollers, as well as related technical support, development tools, … Read the full press release

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation: six international research talents to receive The 2015 Sofja Kovalevskaja Awards chosen

Six international research talents each receive up to €1.65 million in award money to establish their own research groups in Munich, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, Bochum and Hannover. BONN, 13-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has chosen six … Read the full press release

China: Gamesa to supply 50 MW to Hebei Construction & Investment Group and 42 MW to wind farm developer UPC

The company will install 25 of its G97-2.0 MW turbines for HCIG and 21 of the same model for UPC. These two new contracts reinforce Gamesa’s strategy in China, where it won contracts for the supply of 450 MW in … Read the full press release

Inmarsat opens its first office in Beijing, China

BEIJING, CHINA, 7-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today marks another important milestone in China with the opening of its first office in the capital city of Beijing. Located at the Kong Gang Industrial … Read the full press release

SGS selected by Vale S.A. to oversee the sourcing, production and delivery of conveyor belt, stacker, reclaimer and steel structure from China

Shanghai, 9-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS is providing extensive, expediting, inspection and training expertise for Vale S.A., to oversee the sourcing, production and delivery of a conveyor belt, stacker, reclaimer and steel structure from China. The diversified metals and mining corporation, one … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ successfully completed start-up of the PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine with steel Yankee supplied to Hebei Yihoucheng, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine – the first of its kind in China – with steel Yankee supplied to Hebei Yihoucheng, China. Graz, Austria, 25-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The machine has a design speed … Read the full press release

BASF and Sinopec opened two new plants for acrylic acid and superabsorbent polymers at BASF-YPC Verbund site in Nanjing, China

New superabsorbent polymers, acrylic acid and butyl acrylate plants serve growing demand in China market Integrated production enables resource efficiency and energy conservation Nanjing , China, 16-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF and Sinopec today inaugurated two new plants for acrylic acid and … Read the full press release

International cooperation between Ecole Polytechnique and China celebrated with the 123rd Bal de l’X in Paris on April 4th, 2014

Paris, France, 18-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The 123rd Bal de l’X, under the high patronage of Mr François Hollande, President of the French Republic, will celebrate the international cooperation between Ecole Polytechnique and China. For this edition, Bal de l’X is among the official … Read the full press release

CEPSA signed distribution agreement for its lubricants in China with SAIC Group company APSIS

CEPSA has entered into an agreement to distribute its products in China through APSIS, a SAIC Group company The agreement is part of CEPSA Group business area’s internationalisation expansion plan The pact will enable Bergé Automación to strengthen its relationship … Read the full press release

Thomas Owsianski appointed Executive Director of ŠKODA Marketing and Sales Business at Shanghai Volkswagen, China

Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic, 28-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Thomas Owsianski will promote the implementation of the ŠKODA growth strategy in the important automotive market of China. Thomas Owsianski (46) takes over as Executive Director of ŠKODA Marketing and Sales Business at … Read the full press release

The World Economic Forum announced new selection process for its Global Growth Company (GGC) community

Forum will honour up to 150 companies a year from around the world as Global Growth Companies Regional nomination and selection committees composed of business, media and academic leaders will assess candidates based on: sustainable growth; impact; leadership team; and … Read the full press release

Bertelsmann Asia Investments fund sells two holdings in China worth $71 million

Bertelsmann Asia Investments fund sells two holdings worth $71 million Holdings in 25 companies and funds Growth in media, services and education planned  Beijing, China, 17-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Bertelsmann is advancing its profitable growth in China: The international media company’s Bertelsmann … Read the full press release

Schindler’s Chinese division awarded major contract for China’s tallest building under construction in Shenzhen

Ebikon, Switzerland, 8-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Schindler China, the Chinese division of the Schindler Group, has been awarded a major contract for a 115-story megatall skyscraper currently under construction in Shenzhen, Guangdong province. Tallest in China When complete, Shenzhen’s Ping An Finance Center will … Read the full press release

Daimler Northeast Asia Parts Trading and Services Co., Ltd to open new custom-built Shanghai warehouse

DPTS celebrates its 5th anniversary, representing a consolidated one-stop after sales parts logistics solution for all Daimler divisions in China. Jan Fischer: “Our infrastructure has grown rapidly over the past five years, and will continue to grow. In 2014 we … Read the full press release