Category Archives: Sweden

Press Releases & News from Sweden distributed via EuropaWire

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

Ericsson undertakes True Corporation’s 5G network project in Thailand

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 27-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) selected as a 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) vendor of True Corporation Plc (True), a Thai communications service provider, as part of its national 5G network. Products and services from Ericsson … Read the full press release

COVID-19 prevents the Vattenfall Solar Team from competing in the 2020 American Solar Challenge

COVID-19 prevents the Vattenfall Solar Team from competing in the 2020 American Solar Challenge

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team has announced that it will, unfortunately, not be taking part in the American Solar Challenge this summer due to the coronavirus. The Dutch team was hopeful to compete in … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Subsea 7 S.A. sign contract for the first subsidy-free offshore wind project in the Netherlands Hollandse Kust Zuid

Vattenfall and Subsea 7 S.A. sign contract for the first subsidy-free offshore wind project in the Netherlands Hollandse Kust Zuid

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish Government owned multinational power group Vattenfall announced it has signed a contract with Luxembourg registered subsea engineering, construction and services company Subsea 7 S.A. for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 1-4 offshore … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval amends and extends maturity of EUR 400m / USD 543m Revolving Credit Facility

Alfa Laval amends and extends maturity of EUR 400m / USD 543m Revolving Credit Facility

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, Sweden, 21-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling leader Alfa Laval has announced it amended and extended the maturity of its Revolving Credit Facility. The company’s Revolving Credit Facility is now a facility … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Engineering and architecture consultancy Sweco adjusts its dividend proposal to SEK 3.10 per share

COVID-19: Engineering and architecture consultancy Sweco adjusts its dividend proposal to SEK 3.10 per share

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s leading engineering and architecture consultancy Sweco announced its Board of Directors has decided on adjusting the company’s dividend proposal to SEK 3.10 per share. The general level of uncertainty resulting from Covid-19 … Read the full press release

H&M and UK-based illustrator Emma Jayne create summer kidswear capsule collection

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest H&M summer kidswear capsule collection collaboration with the UK-based illustrator and pattern designer Emma Jayne features vibrant and playful portrayals of lively wildlife. The painterly gouache illustrations capture the different characteristics … Read the full press release

H&M launches collaboration with Desmond & Dempsey for women’s daywear collection

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — H&M partners with London-based Desmond & Dempsey for a women’s daywear collection just in time for the summer. This is the first ever venture of Desmond & Dempsey outside its luxury pyjama brand. … Read the full press release

Ericsson to deploy its dual-mode 5G Core on BT’s Network Cloud

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson and British Telecommunication PLC (BT) have signed a deal to deploy Ericsson’s dual-mode 5G Core (Evolved Packet Core and 5G Core), a fully container-based, cloud native Mobile Packet Core for 4G, 5G … Read the full press release

COVID-19: AstraZeneca to start clinical trial to assess Calquence potential in reducing mortality and need for assisted ventilation in patients

The trial, called CALAVI, will assess the effect of Calquence on the exaggerated immune response of patients hospitalised with COVID-19 infection (PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 14-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca to begin a randomised, global clinical trial to assess … Read the full press release

Offshore: Alfa Laval to supply EUR 15.5 million worth of Framo pumping systems to customers in China and Singapore

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 14-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval wins two orders to supply Framo pumping systems to two customers in China and Singapore. The orders are worth approximately EUR 15.5 million (SEK 170 million). The bookings were recorded late … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval introduces unique separator system for safer and more efficient biopharmaceutical processing

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 14-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval announces the launch of a unique separator system, Alfa Laval CultureOne™, for single-use processing in the biopharmaceutical industry. With Alfa Laval CultureOne™ system the risk of cross-contamination is eliminated with the … Read the full press release

Skanska to rehabilitate and restore maintenance facilities for next-gen high-speed rail service in Northeast region, USA

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 14-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska and Amtrak sign contract for the rehabilitation and restoration of maintenance facilities for the Next Generation Acela 21 high-speed rail service in Washington, D.C., Boston, and New York, USA. The USD 40 … Read the full press release

E-mobility: Vattenfall decides on new policies to further electrify its own car fleet

E-mobility: Vattenfall decides on new policies to further electrify its own car fleet

Highest electrification rate in benefit cars Commercial passengers cars in scope now Lack of van models a barrier Infrastructure is improving (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European energy company Vattenfall announced its Executive Group Management has decided on … Read the full press release

Enea announces multi-year contract with Tier 1 North American telecom service provider — confirms leading position in the new 5G Network Data Layer market

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 7-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Enea and Tier 1 North American telecom service provider sign 5-year contract for 5G Cloud Network Data Layer. The transaction includes perpetual software licenses and associated services, such as integration, support, and maintenance. … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö announces closer co-operation with Suominen in the sustainable Moist Toilet Tissue segment

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 6-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö signs multi-year commercial agreement with Suominen that renews and strengthens the existing co-operation at Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Ställdalen plant in Sweden. The transaction will not only considerably improve the companies’ joint service to their … Read the full press release

Hexagon: 2019 Annual and Sustainability reports published; AGM’s date [29 Apr 2020] remains unchanged

Hexagon: 2019 Annual and Sustainability reports published; AGM's date on 29 Apr 2020 remains unchanged

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 3-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading sensor, software and autonomous solutions company Hexagon announced it has released its 2019 Annual and Sustainability reports. Both reports are made publicly available on the company’s web site at hexagon.com. Hexagon’s intention … Read the full press release

Predictive maintenance: Alfa Laval signs 6-year agreement with Aker BP for its Framo seawater lift pumps

Predictive maintenance: Alfa Laval signs 6-year agreement with Aker BP for its Framo seawater lift pumps

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, Sweden, 2-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling company Alfa Laval has announced it signed a 6-year predictive maintenance agreement with Aker BP, an oil exploration and development company, for Alfa Laval’s … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Vattenfall donates emergency stockpiles to reduce protective equipment shortage of health care providers

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 1-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall in Norrköping sent approximately 200 cartons within the stocked van, each one holding 2,000 face masks, which totals over 400,000 pieces to the National Board of Health and Welfare’s central emergency stockpiles … Read the full press release

Vattenfall deploys digital inspection technology in “impossible” places

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall maintenance work and inspections in various operations will soon be done with the use of drones. During inspections of hard-to-access plant components, drones can simplify these tasks and reduce the risk of … Read the full press release

Covid-19: Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team remains hopeful for the solar car race American Solar Challenge this July

Covid-19: Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team remains hopeful for the solar car race American Solar Challenge this July

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team has announced it is still positive about its participation in the solar car race American Solar Challenge this July (2020). The situation all over the world is unprecedented … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval introduces Compabloc+

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 20-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Alfa Laval Compabloc range is widely recognized as the market leader in bloc-type heat exchanger technology with over 30,000 units installed around the world. Now Alfa Laval offers support for a greater … Read the full press release

Ericsson selected to modernize Teracom’s 4G network in Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 20-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson preferred as the strategic partner of Teracom AB for its nationwide 4G network. Ericsson will provide radio access network (RAN) and Ericsson Cloud Core products for 4G and a with smooth evolution … Read the full press release