Category Archives: Sweden

Press Releases & News from Sweden distributed via EuropaWire

Alfa Laval’s most modern and sustainable production facility yet in San Bonifacio, Italy marks an important milestone in the company’s move towards Industry 4.0

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 27-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has announced that it recently opened a new greenfield manufacturing site in San Bonifacio, Italy, for the production of brazed … Read the full press release

Orbit Irrigation now part of Gardena following the acquisition by Husqvarna Group

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Husqvarna Group (STO: HUSQ-B), a Swedish manufacturer of outdoor power products, has announced the acquisition of Orbit Irrigation, a leading provider of residential watering solutions in North America. As part of the deal … Read the full press release

Time-Critical Communication: Ericsson unveils end-to-end solution that will thrill all 5G users looking for immersive XR experiences

New software toolbox will deliver consistent low latency and high reliability in 5G networks Time-Critical Communication will elevate experiences in use cases such as cloud gaming, AR/VR, and unlock new ones in remote control, mobility automation, and industrial control The … Read the full press release

Skanska to develop and build 13-story, 275-unit luxury apartment building in Northeast Washington, DC for USD 128 million

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it invest USD 128M (SEK 1.1 billion / EUR 110 million) in OZMA, a multi-family development project in Washington, DC, … Read the full press release

Belgian Telenet extends partnership with Ericsson with focus on AI, automation and 5G RAN

Managed Services partnership extended through next 5 years The deployment of Ericsson Operations Engine will provide Telenet’s mobile network with data-driven operations and optimization through AI and Automation Deployment of 5G network powered by Ericsson technology is underway (PRESS RELEASE) … Read the full press release

Lidl Italia selects the emission-free Scania Battery-Electric truck for delivery across its supermarkets in the north-east of Italy

(PRESS RELEASE)SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, 21-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania, a leading Swedish supplier of sustainable transport solutions and services, engines for industrial and marine applications, and power generation, has announced that Lidl Italia, Italy’s leading supermarket chain, has chosen to use … Read the full press release

Newly launched EQT Future fund to focus on longer-hold investments in mature companies with market-shaping impact potential

EQT strengthens commitment to drive positive impact by launching the EQT Future fund, targeting longer-hold investments in mature companies with market-shaping impact potential Paul Polman, former CEO of Unilever, and Jacob Wallenberg, Chairperson of Investor AB, to co-chair the EQT … Read the full press release

EQT’s science based targets approved and validated by the SBTi

EQT accelerates its journey to address climate change by defining ambitious greenhouse gas emission (“GHG”) reduction targets, encompassing both its own and its portfolio investments’ operations EQT becomes the first private markets firm to formalize science based targets through the … Read the full press release

Vattenfall: It is no longer acceptable for wind industry composite waste to be placed in landfills

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 13-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a European energy company with a mission to enable fossil free living within one generation, has announced it set ambitious targets in how the company deals with wind turbine blades at end of life. The … Read the full press release

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) maintains its high ratings in the Prospera Commissioned Research 2021 survey

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (STO: SEB-A) (SEB), a Swedish financial group leader on the Nordic market, has announced it earned a top ranking in commissioned research in Prospera’s new survey where 128 buyers … Read the full press release

Skanska buys development property in Bærum, Norway for about EUR 20.6 million from Norwegian real estate developer Profier

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it has acquired a development property for residential purpose in Bærum, Norway for some NOK 210M (SEK 210M / EUR … Read the full press release

Skanska to construct EUR 39 million school building in Malmö, Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it has been contracted by Stadsfastigheter for the construction of new upper secondary school in Malmö, Sweden in a deal … Read the full press release

Aquaculture: Alfa Laval acquires LiftUP, leader in waste extraction systems for fish farms

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 5-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has announced the acquisition of Norwegian system manufacturer LiftUP, a market leader in removing waste from fish farms to reduce … Read the full press release

Ericsson inks 5-year tenor with two 1-year extension options USD 2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility with 18 participating banks

USD 2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility signed Transaction underlines the confidence in Ericsson’s financial and sustainable performance (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company, has announced the signature of … Read the full press release

Luleälven Fastigheter AB buys an office building in Kiruna, Sweden from Skanska in a deal worth SEK 260M (EUR 25M)

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced the divestment of an office building in Kiruna, Sweden for about SEK 260M (EUR 25M). The buyer is Luleälven Fastigheter … Read the full press release

Hexagon to acquire the Material Readiness® application of Atlas RFID Solutions

Hexagon enhances materials management capabilities with the acquisition of Jovix material tracking solution (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB (STO: HEXA-B), the global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, has announced it further expands into the … Read the full press release

Assa Abloy acquires leading door and window hardware company in UK and Ireland

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Assa Abloy AB (STO: ASSA-B), leader in locks, doors, gates, and entrance automation, has announced the acquisition of Arran Isle, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of door and window hardware in the … Read the full press release

Skanska contracted to design and build Big Bend Rd I-75 Interchange in Florida

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it signed a contract with the Florida Department of Transportation for the design and building of a new interchange at … Read the full press release

Netology to power its Netology Smart Edge with Enea Edge uCPE virtualization platform and management system

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enea AB (STO: ENEA), Nasdaq Stockholm listed leading specialist in software for telecommunications and cybersecurity, and Netology, a networking systems & disruptive innovator, have announced that Netology has chosen the Enea Edge uCPE … Read the full press release

Major industrial textile recycling production line in Sundsvall, Sweden to rely on ABB for its automation, electrification and quality control systems

ABB wins large-scale order for automation, electrification, quality control systems, motors and drives at world’s first commercial-scale textile recycling plant Innovative approach can help save some 90 billion liters of fresh water per year, equivalent to 36,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools … Read the full press release

Bhutan Telecom to roll out Ericsson 5G services by end of year

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson (STO: ERIC-B), a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company, has announced partnership with Bhutan Telecom for the deployment of 5G services across the landlocked Eastern Himalayan country of the Kingdom of Bhutan. … Read the full press release

Ericsson unveils ultra-lightweight antenna-integrated radio for easier and efficient 5G mid-band deployments

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson (STO: ERIC-B), a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company, has announced the addition of a new 12 kg radio (the ultra-lightweight antenna-integrated radio AIR 3268) to its Massive MIMO portfolio for easier … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric to digitize and analyze data to improve Alfa Laval’s energy performance and operational efficiency

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 15-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has announced it extended global collaboration with Schneider Electric to digitize and analyze data to improve operational efficiency. The two … Read the full press release

ABB’s Peter Voser joins Xynteo’s Europe Delivers partnership as its new Chairman

ABB Peter Voser joins Xynteo Europe Delivers partnership as its new Chairman

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Xynteo today announced that Peter Voser, Chairman of ABB Ltd., has agreed to serve as Chairman of Europe Delivers, a purpose-driven partnership that helps businesses and governments find new ways to grow while … Read the full press release

Investor AB to accept Agnafit Bidco’s public offer for the shares in Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 2-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Investor AB (STO: INVE-B), a Swedish investment and holding company founded in 1916, has announced its support for the Agnafit Bidco¹’s bid for Sobi (Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB). The company has undertaken to … Read the full press release

Performance Team, a Maersk company, to order 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks from Volvo Trucks North America

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 1-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group (STO: VOLV-B), a Swedish multinational manufacturing company, has announced its North American subsidiary Volvo Trucks North America will deliver 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks, the largest commercial order … Read the full press release

Volvo Group Venture Capital to invest in Foretellix, maker of a verification platform for autonomous vehicles

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 1-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group (STO: VOLV-B), a Swedish multinational manufacturing company, has announced its venture capital arm the Volvo Group Venture Capital AB has decided to invest in Foretellix Ltd, a leading company in … Read the full press release

AFRY: Efterklang wins Red Dot Design Award with the audio universe project for Storytel

(PRESS RELEASE) SOLNA, 23-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AFRY (STO: AF-B), Swedish-Finnish engineering, consulting and design company active in energy, industry, infrastructure and IT, has announced that Efterklang, award winning expertise in sound design and audio branding and part of AFRY, … Read the full press release

Houseware producer Orthex to change its entire electricity delivery in the Nordics to fossil free hydro power from Vattenfall

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 20-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a European energy company with a mission to enable fossil free living within one generation, has announced it now delivers 100 percent fossil free hydro power to Orthex’s factories in Sweden and … Read the full press release

AFRY to become a global partner for implementation and integrations of OptiCept Technologies’ systems and technology

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 20-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AFRY (STO: AF-B), Swedish-Finnish engineering, consulting and design company active in energy, industry, infrastructure and IT and OptiCept Technologies (FRA: 725), Lund based provider of technological solutions for the food and plant industry, … Read the full press release