Category Archives: Sweden

Press Releases & News from Sweden distributed via EuropaWire

Skanska to build highway section between Staré Město – Moravský Písek in Czech Republic for EUR 77M

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 19-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska announces that it has signed a EUR 77M (SEK 780M) worth contract with National Highway Authority of the Czech Republic for the construction of a highway section … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Preem investigate the potential of the first 50 MW electrolysis plant at Preem’s Lysekil refinery

The conditions are excellent for building an electrolysis plant for producing hydrogen gas for biofuel in Lysekil, as shown by the study conducted in the spring. Producing hydrogen through fossil-free methods can reduce CO2 emissions by at least 80% compared … Read the full press release

AEA Investors LP managed funds to acquire 100 percent of Polygon Holding AB from Triton

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 12-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Triton advised by Triton Partners (“Triton”) has announced it has signed an agreement with funds managed by AEA Investors LP (“AEA”) for the sale of Polygon Holding AB. AEA, together with the management … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Swedish electric motorcycles manufacturer CAKE to develop the first fossil-free motorcycle

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces its partnership with the Swedish manufacturer of electric motorcycles CAKE for the development of the first fossil-free electric motorcycle. The partners will share expertise and know-how in their respective fields of … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval and Wallenius combine their expertise in a new joint venture to work on innovative wind propulsion solutions for sustainable shipping

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 29-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, and Wallenius, Stockholm based frontrunner in the global shipping industry, have announced they will form a 50/50 joint venture called … Read the full press release

Skanska sells 100 percent of PCI Skanska Inc. to Salas O’Brien

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 23-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it signed a binding Stock Purchase Agreement (“SPA”) for its 100 percent ownership of PCI Skanska Inc. (PCIS), a multi-discipline … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval and Stena Recycling’s “Re-Made to matter” circular Initiative rolls out in Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 22-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, and Stena Recycling, Sweden’s leading recycling company and part of the Stena Metall Group, have announced that their groundbreaking sustainability … Read the full press release

5G mobile subscriptions will exceed 580 million by the end of 2021 – Ericsson Mobility Report 2021

5G remains on track to become the fastest adopted mobile generation in history with subscriptions increasing at a rate of about a million per day China, North America and the Gulf Cooperation Council markets are leading the way on subscriber … Read the full press release

AFRY helped Arauco expand water reuse in their pulp production in Chile

(PRESS RELEASE) SOLNA, Sweden, 16-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AFRY (STO: AF-B), Swedish-Finnish engineering, consulting and design company active in energy, industry, infrastructure and IT, has announced it provided expertise in Arauco’s Licancel pulp mill project, which targeted to enable the … Read the full press release

Volvo Cars to source steel made from hydrogen-reduced iron from SSAB’s HYBRIT pilot plant in Luleå, Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SSAB (STO: SSAB-A), a Nordic and US-based steel company, has announced it is partnering with Volvo Cars, a Swedish luxury automobile brand, to jointly explore the development of fossil-free, high-quality steel for use … Read the full press release

Vattenfall Radio Fossil Freedom starts broadcasting from InCharge public charging stations in Stockholm

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 11-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a European energy company with a mission to enable fossil free living within one generation, has announced the sequel of its “Museum of Fossil Fuels” the “Radio Fossil Freedom”, listen to future … Read the full press release

AqualisBraemar LOC appointed in designing Europe’s first emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going passenger and car ferry

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading independent global energy and marine consultancy, AqualisBraemar LOC announces that it has been appointed by Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd. (CMAL) to partner in designing Europe’s first emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going … Read the full press release

Vattenfall announces fossil-free energy agreement and 24/7 Matching solution with Swedish colocation data centre operator Conapto

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 28-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall announces signing of fossil-free energy agreement, and a 24/7 Matching solution with Swedish colocation data centre operator Conapto to support its two data centres in Stockholm. The unique … Read the full press release

Navigating a changing refrigerants market: Alfa Laval’s latest white paper on natural refrigerants

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 26-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, the world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, announces the release of newly revised white paper on sustainable refrigerants. A massive change is taking place in heating and … Read the full press release

SEB appoints Mats Holmström as Chief Risk Officer

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish financial group Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) announces the appointment of Mats Holmström as Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and member of the Group Executive Committee. Mats, currently Head of Corporate Banking in … Read the full press release

New research unlocks long tail growth opportunity for the tech industry

Are Freelancers the Long-Tail Channel of the Future

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 25-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study looking into the business models and strategies of freelancers has revealed a unique and untapped growth opportunity for digital service providers. Freelancers today represent a growing labour market segment, one … Read the full press release

EQT Exeter and Spanish developer Grupo Moraval join forces to address the rapid growth of the student housing market in Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 24-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EQT Exeter (EQT Real Estate II fund), the global real estate solutions provider, and Group Moraval, a leading Spanish developer, have announced they are establishing a joint venture to create a portfolio of … Read the full press release

Telia among the few European companies that achieved the greatest cut in greenhouse gas emissions

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Telia Company AB, a Swedish multinational telecommunications company and mobile network operator, has announced it has been named by FT and Statista among select European companies that achieved the greatest cut in greenhouse … Read the full press release

Ericsson welcomes Three Ireland as the first communications service provider to join its Startup 5G program

Ericsson Startup 5G will introduce communications service providers to technology innovation partners as part of a program to develop next-generation 5G consumer use cases Three Ireland is the first communications service provider to join the global initiative Latest Ericsson 5G … Read the full press release

Circular economy: Alfa Laval, EasyMining partner over the extraction of commercially valuable products from waste materials

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 11-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval (STO: ALFA), the world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, and EasyMining, an innovation company in the Swedish Ragn-Sells Group, have announced a partner agreement aimed at the … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval further supports marine industry’s decarbonization efforts with the acquisition of StormGeo

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 10-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, announces that it will acquire StormGeo – a global leader in weather intelligence and advanced data science solutions. The acquisition … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Samsung end patent related legal disputes through cross-license agreement

Agreement includes global patent cross license of cellular technologies, including 5G Settlement ends all ongoing patent related legal disputes between the parties In the second quarter 2021, IPR licensing revenues are expected to be SEK 2.0 b. to 2.5 b. … Read the full press release

Airbus to increase aircraft production and validation efficiency by relying on Ericsson private network

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 28-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson (STO: ERIC-B), one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers, and Airbus, the world’s largest airliner manufacturer, have announced the extension of their ongoing partnership to … Read the full press release

Partners Vattenfall, wpd and Banque des Territoires shortlisted for the upcoming French offshore wind tender in Normandy

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 27-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces that, together with its partners wpd and Banque des Territoires, it has been prequalified to participate in the upcoming 1 GW French offshore wind tender off the coast of Normandy. On … Read the full press release

Innovative battery solution created by Fortum, Volvo Cars, and Comsys installed at Landafors hydropower plant in Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 21-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum announces collaboration with Volvo Cars, and cleantech company Comsys for the development of an innovative battery solution that is now being installed at Fortum’s Landafors hydropower plant on the river Ljusnan in … Read the full press release

SEB appoints Henrik Westman as Acting Head of Corporate Communication

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 12-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SEB announces that Frank Hojem will go on parental leave and that Henrik Westman has been appointed Acting Head of Corporate Communication. Henrik starts at SEB today, 12 April. Henrik Westman joins from … Read the full press release

Ericsson teams up with Deutsche Telekom and Cosmote to trial W-band as high-capacity backhaul spectrum for 5G and future 6G

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Networking and telecommunications company Ericsson announces its partnership with Deutsche Telekom and Cosmote to trial and test W-band as 5G backhaul spectrum. The cooperation aims to answer the challenge of needing additional spectrum … Read the full press release

Isuzu Motors completes acquisition of UD Trucks from Volvo Group

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 1-Arp-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group announces that it has completed the transaction with Isuzu Motors whereby the Japanese commercial vehicle company acquired UD Trucks from the Volvo Group for an enterprise value of JPY 243 … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to deliver fifth processing line to same vegetable oil customer in South Africa

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, announces that it has won another contract for the supply of a complete processing line to a vegetable oil plant … Read the full press release