Tag Archives: digitalization

Eni continues its support for fusion, solar, carbon capture research in collaboration with MIT

The collaboration between MIT and Eni on low-carbon energy research and technologies renewed MILAN, 18-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni’s tenure as a Founding Member of the MITEI has just been extended through 2023. It is a joint collaboration of Eni … Read the full press release

New digital solutions from Munich Re evaluate wildfire risks in North America and automate recording of damages following hurricanes

New digital solutions from Munich Re evaluate wildfire risks in North America and automate recording of damages following hurricanes

MUNICH, 9-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Munich Re has just announced it is introducing two new digital solutions, Wildfire Risk Score and Remote Industries, that are aimed at making claims settlement considerably easier for insurance companies, thus accelerating indemnification of the … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Materials Services to modernise and expand its European warehousing and logistics network with 70 million euros investment

ESSEN, 19-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp Materials Services announces investment of around 70 million euros in the modernization and expansion of its European warehousing and logistics network. thyssenkrupp Materials Services will build a state-of-the-art logistics center and new warehouses in … Read the full press release

Covestro unveils new Solution Center as part of its digitalization strategy

Covestro unveils new Solution Center as part of its digitalization strategy

LEVERKUSEN, 28-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro has just launched its new Solution Center for intelligently presenting its products on the web. The new Covestro Solution Center is a key part of Covestro’s digitalization strategy. It will feature over 2,000 Covestro products … Read the full press release

PDA Explores the Transformation of Healthcare at 4th Annual European Meeting

PDA Explores the Transformation of Healthcare at 4th Annual European Meeting

EMA, MHRA and FDA among regulatory agencies participating BERLIN, 10-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is excited to host its 4th Annual European Meeting: Global Healthcare of the Present and the Future, June 25-26 in Amsterdam, The … Read the full press release

Kenneth Vareide to lead DNV GL’s Digital Solutions and help its clients with their digital transformations

Kenneth Vareide to lead DNV GL’s Digital Solutions and help its clients with their digital transformations

New CEO will focus on plugging customers’ skills gap OSLO, 3-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Kenneth Vareide will lead DNV GL’s Digital Solutions business practice. DNV GL’s Digital Solutions offer solutions for managing risk and improving asset performance. DNV GL’s Digital … Read the full press release

Henkel Annual General Meeting 2019: record levels of earnings, profitability and dividend in FY 2018

Record levels in earnings and profitability during FY 2018 Dividend of 1.85 euros per preferred share proposed (record +3.4% increase) The implementation of strategic priorities made very good progress Full-year outlook 2019 confirmed DÜSSELDORF, 8-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel is … 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

Deutsche Telekom shareholders meeting 2019: Participation in the opportunities of digitalization

BONN, 28-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Deutsche Telekom‘s 2019 shareholders meeting CEO Tim Höttges boldly outlined that the company is strongly committed to sharing and participation. “Participation in the possibilities offered by the internet. Participation in the opportunities of … Read the full press release

Siemens AG shareholders approve distribution of €3.80 dividend per share for FY 2018

BERLIN / MUNICH, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens AG shareholders have, with large majorities, approved the distribution of €3.80 dividend per share for the fiscal 2018. The ratification took place during the company’s 53rd ordinary Annual Shareholders’ Meeting. The FY 2018 dividend is higher than the dividend … Read the full press release

Bertelsmann: Digitalization and purchasing power are on a steady increase in many African countries; we are taking part in Partech Africa fund

Strategic expansion of growth activities in Africa Participation in Partech Africa fund with focus on tech sector Fund aims for investment volume of around €100 million GÜTERSLOH, 24-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bertelsmann continues to expand its activities in Africa. The international … Read the full press release

Covestro and Haier Group to establish new laboratory for the digitalization of appliance production in Qingdao, China

LEVERKUSEN, 22-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro, one of the world’s leading polymer manufacturers, and the Haier Group, a major global brand for household appliances, have agreed to set up a joint laboratory in Qingdao, China, for the digitalization of appliance production. The … Read the full press release

Henkel reports 2018 preliminary sales of 19.9 billion euro

Implementation of Henkel 2020+ well under way Preliminary results 2018: Good performance despite significant headwinds Stepping up investments in brands and innovations to capture growth opportunities in consumer businesses and accelerate digital transformation Outlook for fiscal 2019 reflecting increased growth … Read the full press release

EY Building a Better Working Europe survey: Skill shortages in Europe are damaging the growth prospects of companies and the continent’s economy

European companies struggle to recruit and retain talent with digital skills Almost half (48%) lack cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and robotics skills Digitally mature companies record higher productivity and better top-line growth LONDON, 18-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skill shortages in Europe are … Read the full press release

Continental at CES 2019: Mobility at your service. Freedom to Live

Demonstrates real-world Intelligent Intersection in Walnut Creek, California Unveils broad portfolio for smart cities including City Fleet Management, Autonomous Shuttle (CUbE), Intelligent Street Lamp and Intelligent Wearables Displays how City Data as a Service enables Continental to provide interoperable, integrated … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom: testing, checking and monitoring processes can now be done electronically; handwritten test logs a thing of the past

“Goods Compliance”: Deutsche Telekom doing away with paperwork A comprehensive package for performing and documenting test processes digitally No need for complex installation – for quick and easy entry into the Internet of Things BONN, 22-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — “Goods Compliance” makes … Read the full press release

BASF seeks startups in HR, Performance Materials, Sales and Smart Surface for joint projects

Start-ups worldwide can apply with their solutions Up to €100,000 budget will be allocated in pilot projects The best solutions are rolled out across the company Ludwigshafen, Germany, 22-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF is breaking new ground in the field … Read the full press release

Siemens to invest €600 million in a new world of working and living: Siemensstadt (“Siemens City”) in Berlin

Siemens makes strong commitment for shaping the future of Germany as a location for industry Investment in the future of work in connection with manufacturing, researching, learning, and residential living in the new “Siemensstadt 2.0” Biggest single investment in the … Read the full press release

Schindler unveils its breakthrough Robotics Installation System for Elevators

Schindler forms robotics research collaboration with Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Ebikon, Switzerland, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Today Schindler announced the debut of its breakthrough Robotics Installation System for Elevators (R.I.S.E), paving the way for greater automation and … Read the full press release

Volkswagen expects faster and more efficient development processes for new driver assistance systems through virtual validation

Brand expects faster and more efficient development processes through virtual validation Volkswagen experts develop software for simulated environments and driving situations In the long term, test kilometers for validating automated driving could also be completed virtually WOLFSBURG, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

DHL to develop its own parcel network in Switzerland

DHL is in the process of developing its own parcel network in Switzerland.  PRATTELN/BONN, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL is in the process of developing its own parcel network in Switzerland. The newly formed company DHL Parcel (Switzerland) AG is focusing … Read the full press release

Roland Berger’s European Retail Banking Survey: Digitalization and new business models have created a growing gap between product creation and product sales in the banking sector

MUNICH, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digitalization and new business models have created a growing gap between product creation and product sales in the banking sector. Digital platforms are already giving incumbent banks’ competitors access to the majority of their customer base … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse Youth Barometer: the effects of digitalization are at the root of uncertainties surrounding people’s working lives

ZURICH, 29-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse publishes its 2018 Youth Barometer — a representative survey in Switzerland, the US, Singapore and Brazil As the latest Credit Suisse Youth Barometer indicates, the effects of digitalization are at the root of … Read the full press release

Volkswagen allocates EUR 3.5 billion for digitalization initiative through 2025

Creation of Group-wide platform and digital services for “Volkswagen We” ecosystem picking up pace €3.5 billion for digitalization initiative through 2025 planned Cooperation projects and acquisitions to build up software competence planned for near future Mission: transformation from automaker to … Read the full press release

Continental to present its modular driver workplace (mDWP) for the bus cockpit at IAA Commercial Vehicles

The driver’s workplace in the bus becomes clearer, more individual and more attractive The modular concept uses digital displays and electronic switch panels Presentation at IAA Commercial Vehicles, Booth B11/A06, Hall 17 Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Electronic switch … Read the full press release

Covestro will present innovative and sustainable plastics solutions at the Fakuma 2018, October 16–20 in Friedrichshafen

Covestro at the Fakuma 2018 trade show, October 16–20 in Friedrichshafen LEVERKUSEN, 20-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Fakuma 2018 trade show for plastics processing from 16 to 20 October in Friedrichshafen, Covestro will be presenting a whole spectrum of innovative … Read the full press release

Continental to present concepts for the future viability of the automotive aftermarket at automechanika 2018

Know-how in exchange for points: Customers benefit from new digital service concepts Everything from one source: Product range expanded to include filters, wipers, batteries, turbochargers and brake discs More efficiency: The product range on offer supports processes in the workshop … Read the full press release

Henkel further globalizes its corporate venture capital activities by investing into the second investment fund of China Materialia

DÜSSELDORF, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel further globalizes its corporate venture capital activities by investing into the second investment fund of China Materialia LLC (China Materialia), Shanghai. The investment, under the umbrella of Henkel Ventures, will enable the company’s Adhesive Technologies … Read the full press release

Voith unveils new Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform OnCumulus

Secure and modular IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) platform asstructured data hub for digitalization Based on open source and highly standardized technologies Further value through first proven industry applications Value-driven intelligence for companies in industrialenvironments Heidenheim, Germany, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

WEF, Bain & Company report calls for the urgent integration of urban-energy-mobility patterns to accelerate the ability of cities to meet climate goals

A new approach to electric mobility is needed to stimulate economic growth and reduce carbon emissions, says new Forum report Electrified autonomous vehicles (AV) will revolutionize urban mobility by reducing travel costs by up to 40% and cut down CO2 … Read the full press release