Category Archives: Sweden

Press Releases & News from Sweden distributed via EuropaWire

Ericsson to provide 24, 28 and 39 GHz millimeter wave equipment and services to U.S. Cellular

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 28-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson has announced it has been selected by U.S. Cellular, a mobile network operator which owns and operates the fourth largest wireless telecommunications network in the United … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and EVBox to color the public chargers in Amsterdam during Dutch Pride Week in support of LGBTQ youth

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall and EVBox, Amsterdam based electric vehicle charging solutions provider, have announced that a team of volunteers from both companies have rainbow colored the public chargers in Amsterdam in … Read the full press release

India’s largest integrated telco Airtel to launch Ericsson Operations Engine

Agreement covers nationwide AI-driven managed services, network and IT automation for Airtel’s India mobile operations Three-year partnership aims to transform existing operations with new capabilities introduced through Ericsson Operations Engine Solution will deliver e2e customer-centric operations, optimization and enhanced network … Read the full press release

Vattenfall starts recruitment process for new President and CEO as Magnus Hall steps down

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that its President and CEO Magnus Hall has decided to leave the company after nearly six years. The Board of Directors will now initiate the recruitment process … Read the full press release

Vattenfall announces the departure of Karin Lepasoon, Senior Vice President and Head of Group Communications

(PRESS RELEASE) SOLNA, 15-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that its Senior Vice President and Head of Group Communications Karin Lepasoon, has decided to leave the company and will start a position at SEB. Karin joined … Read the full press release

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) one of five banks chosen to execute Sweden’s EUR 2 billion first green bond

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 14-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading Nordic corporate bank Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) will be the joint lead manager for Sweden’s first green bond. SEB is one of five banks with a mandate to execute the … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s My Care™ methodology used to assess infection risk management onboard Color Line’s vessels

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 14-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has announced that Color Line, a cruiseferry line operating on routes to and from Norway, had its infection prevention program verified by DNV GL. … Read the full press release

EQT Infrastructure IV’s Asia Pacific Village Group Limited to acquire Metlifecare, major retirement villages operator

APVG, an entity owned by EQT Infrastructure has entered into a new Scheme Implementation Agreement to acquire 100 percent of Metlifecare’s shares The transaction consideration of NZD 6.00 per share gives a total consideration of approximately NZD1.3 billion Metlifecare’s largest … Read the full press release

Lloyd’s Register strengthens position as key consultant to the Swedish Transport Administration

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 2-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The global engineering consultancy, Lloyd’s Register announced today a new framework agreement with Trafikverket, the Swedish Transport Administration. The over 2.5 million EUR (28 million Swedish Krona) worth contract will deliver third party … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval awarded a 12.5 million EUR contract to supply marine pumping systems for FPSO vessel in China

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 2-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling company Alfa Laval wins an order to supply Framo pumping systems to an FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) vessel to be built in … Read the full press release

AB Volvo number of votes changed due to Series A to Series B shares conversion

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 30-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational industrial company Volvo Group has announced there is a change in the number of votes in AB Volvo due to the conversion of a total of 1 837 139 Series A … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval and leading low-pressure gas engine designer WinGD to improve engine efficiency on ships

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 25-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling company Alfa Laval further expands its offering to marine customers with the new Alfa Laval CEC-S solution. Catering to the needs of their marine … Read the full press release

Ericsson to be sole 5G RAN supplier of Croatian communications service provider Hrvatski Telekom until 2024

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson announces that its Croatian associated company Ericsson Nikola Tesla (ZSE: ERNT-R-A) has been selected by Croatian communications service provider Hrvatski Telekom as its sole supplier of … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval receives firm order worth nearly EUR 10 million for ballast water treatment systems

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 17-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling company Alfa Laval has announced it will deliver Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 to about 40 vessels, with options covering another 40 systems. The deliveries … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ COMPACT PRESS® Washer, MC pump and a standpipe will be key process equipment at BillerudKorsnäs’ Gruvön mill in Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 17-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Austrian plant engineering company ANDRITZ has announced that BillerudKorsnäs, Swedish pulp and paper manufacturer, has made an order for key process equipment to complement the main brown stock washing system preceding the side … Read the full press release

Skanska sells sustainable retirement home in Stockholm, Sweden for more than 30M EUR

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 17-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company, Skanska sells its sustainable retirement home in the new district of Täby Park in Stockholm, Sweden. The 80-apartment property was sold to SPP Fastigheter for more than 30M … Read the full press release

Ericsson Mobility Report 2020: 5G subscriptions to reach 190 million by end of 2020

190 million 5G subscriptions forecast by end of 2020; 2.8 billion by the end of 2025 Digital infrastructure critical to meeting communication needs in times of crisis Fixed wireless access (FWA) connections forecast to reach close to 160 million, and … Read the full press release

Palette Life Sciences Announces European Distribution Expansion for Deflux® and Solesta® for More Than Twenty Countries Through Five Leading Distributors and Direct Sales Effort

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN / SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., USA, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Palette Life Sciences, a fully integrated global life sciences company dedicated to improving patient outcomes, today announced global distribution expansion for two of Palette’s products, Deflux and … Read the full press release

SEB, AMF and FAM create Sindre Invest AB to help Swedish companies make it through the economic crisis

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 12-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SEB, AMF and FAM team up to support Swedish companies in need of capital to make it through the corona crisis. The partners invested SEK 3.5bn in a jointly owned company, Sindre Invest … Read the full press release

Electrolux to replace all high-impact greenhouse gases in all of its appliances by 2023

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 5-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational home appliance manufacturer Electrolux has announced steps to reduce emissions from cooling products. The company plans to replace all high-impact greenhouse gases in all of its appliances by 2023, as part … Read the full press release

First Infront Leadership Award goes to Tappara ice hockey club CEO Mikko Leinonen

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 2-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sports marketing company Infront, part of Wanda Sports Group, toghether with The Alliance of European Hockey Clubs (E.H.C.) have announced the first winner of the inaugural Infront Leadership Award – Mikko Leinonen, CEO … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval Head of Global Marketing & Communications Peter Torstensson to retire after 20 years in the group

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 2-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling Alfa Laval has announced changes in its Group management. The company’s Senior Vice President and Head of Global Marketing & Communications Peter … Read the full press release

H&M and CHIMI collaborate on the eyewear brand’s first ever menswear collection

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 29-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — H&M teams up with Stockholm-based eyewear brand CHIMI for its first ever menswear collection. The collection features not only unique sunglasses, but also stylish retro-inspired clothing and accessories in signature colour choices of … Read the full press release

Ericsson’s latest ConsumerLab report: concerns about air and water pollution, climate change and global warming raise among consumers

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational technology leader Ericsson announced it has released its latest Ericsson ConsumerLab report called ‘Consumers, sustainability and ICT’ that contains a fresh look and insights into consumer attitudes concerning sustainability challenges – … Read the full press release

H&M unveils new dress collection made from recycled and sustainable sourced materials

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational clothing-retailer H&M has announced it takes yet another step in moving towards a more sustainable fashion future with a collection made from recycled and sustainable sourced materials. The fashion retail company … Read the full press release

Vattenfall successfully installs first foundation on its latest and largest offshore project in Denmark

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The first foundation for Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm, 15-40 kilometres off the coast of Denmark, has been successfully placed in the sea bed of the Baltic Sea. The installation is well … Read the full press release

Vattenfall among the top most sustainable brands in Northern Europe according to the Sustainable Brand Index survey

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational power company Vattenfall is considered by customers to be one of the most sustainable brands all over Northern Europe according to newly published study. Performed annually in eight counties, the Sustainable Brand … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to help Seaspan Ship Management resolve steam balance and redundancy issues connected to sulphur-compliant fuels

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 14-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish company Alfa Laval has just announced it will provide an integrated steam boiler plant comprising oil-fired steam production, waste heat recovery, advanced control and connectivity to support sulphur-compliant fuel use by Seaspan … Read the full press release

China Mobile and Ericsson extend 5G RAN partnership

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 29-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson awarded with new 5G contract from China Mobile, which includes 5G radio access network (RAN) and 5G core (5GC) components for the second phase of its nationwide new radio (NR) standalone rollout. … Read the full press release