Category Archives: Sweden

Press Releases & News from Sweden distributed via EuropaWire

Vattenfall to build the connection and the transmission of electricity between its 700 MW wind farm and the TenneT Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha offshore platform

STOCKHOLM, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Grid operator TenneT and wind farm developer Vattenfall have signed agreements for the construction of an offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I and II wind farms. The agreements concern the realisation of … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY to acquire a leading supplier of electronic and mechanical key management systems in the US

STOCKHOLM, 14-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire KEYper Systems, a leading supplier of electronic and mechanical key management systems in the US with a strong presence in the automotive segment. KEYper Systems was established in … Read the full press release

Jan Häglund appointed new CEO of Enea

STOCKHOLM, 09-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Enea today announces the recruitment of Jan Häglund as new CEO of Enea. Jan Häglund will assume the position as new CEO of Enea in connection with the Enea’s annual general meeting May 6, 2019. As … Read the full press release

World’s first 5G data video call over 600 MHz including successful uplink and downlink communication carried out on a live commercial network

The achievement marks another milestone for Ericsson and T-Mobile on the road to offering commercial 5G services throughout the US. STOCKHOLM, 08-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The first 5G data video call over 600 MHz included successful uplink and downlink communication and … Read the full press release

Hexagon AB to acquire equipment calibration solutions provider Etalon

STOCKHOLM, 07-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, today announced the acquisition of Etalon, a provider of equipment calibration solutions. Etalon’s solutions continuously monitor and initiate compensation of machine tools, measuring machines, robots and structures … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to supply air cooler systems to a gas processing plant in the U.S.

LUND, 03-Jan-2019— /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply air cooler systems to a gas processing plant in the U.S. The order has a value … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö: 2,832 Offer Shares subscribed for without subscription rights in Sweden registered with the Finnish Trade Register

This stock exchange release may not be published or distributed, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in or into Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore or the United States or any other country where … Read the full press release

Triton IV company Ramudden AB to acquire ViaSafe Sweden AB from NCC AB

STOCKHOLM, 19-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Ramudden AB (Ramudden), a Triton IV company, has acquired ViaSafe Sweden AB (ViaSafe) from construction company NCC AB (NCC). ViaSafe manages road safety solutions in nine Swedish cities and has an annual turnover of approximately 100 … Read the full press release

Sunweb Group acquired by funds advised by Triton

STOCKHOLM/ ROTTERDAM, 19-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Funds advised by Triton (“Triton“) have signed an agreement to acquire Sunweb Group (“Sunweb”), a leading European online tour operator. Terms of the transaction are not disclosed. Founded 1991 in Netherlands, and with more than … Read the full press release

EQT Real Estate I fund acquired a vacant office property located in Clichy Saint-Ouen, North Paris

The transaction represents EQT Real Estate’s fourth acquisition in Paris – a 9,050 square metre vacant office property for a price of EUR 42 million The property is located on rue Mozart in Clichy Saint-Ouen, North Paris, less than 200 … Read the full press release

Swedish telecom operator Tele2 AB takes EUR 194 million loan from NIB for its merger with TV and broadband provider Com Hem

NIB and the Swedish telecom operator Tele2 AB have signed a SEK 2 billion (EUR 194 million) loan agreement to finance the company’s merger with TV and broadband provider Com Hem. HELSINKI, 19-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The eight-year maturity loan finances the merger of the … Read the full press release

Vattenfall ranked “Leader” by Sustainalyctis, an improvement from last year’s ranking – where the company was rated as “outperformer”

STOCKHOLM, 18-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In parallel to being assessed for their financial and business performance, companies are to an increasing extent, also rated for their sustainability performance. The environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria is a set of standards … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to supply 260 GWh electricity yearly to Elkem for the period 2020 – 2026

STOCKHOLM, 18-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and the Norwegian industrial group Elkem have signed a long-term electricity supply agreement for the period 2020 – 2026. The deal is the first major supply agreement with Elkem and includes supply of 260 GWh … Read the full press release

Kerstin Winlöf appointed new Head of Group Savings at Swedbank

Kerstin Winlöf, currently Chief Operating Officer within Wealth Management and Wholesale Banking at Nordea, has been appointed new Head of Group Savings at Swedbank. Kerstin Winlöf will assume her new role at the latest 1 May, 2019. In addition, she … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY announces acquisition of leading designer and manufacturer of high performance door sealing systems based in the UK

STOCKHOLM, 17-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has acquired Lorient, a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance door sealing systems based in the UK with half of sales exported outside of the UK and EU. “I am very pleased to … Read the full press release

Scania Top Team World Final: the team from New Zealand finished in first place and received the prize of EUR 50,000

Södertälje, Sweden, 12-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Out of 8,000 service technicians and parts experts from 70 countries, the team from New Zealand finished in first place and received the prize of EUR 50,000. In total, twelve service teams had qualified through … Read the full press release

Nobel Banquet ceremony master Andrea Montano Montes will wear dress made with Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s sustainable fiber material

The fashion, textile and furniture industries are looking for new materials with a smaller environmental footprint     The Swedish paper and textile industries are working together to produce textiles from local raw material    The fabric for ceremony master Andrea Montano Montes’ dress … Read the full press release

Ericsson to enhance the consumer experience for Swisscom subscribers through deployment and integration of the Ericsson Expert Analytics

Swisscom, the largest telecommunications service provider in Switzerland, selects Ericsson Expert Analytics solution to enhance experience for subscribers  Solution to provide data analysis and actionable insights for Swisscom’s 5.3 million mobile broadband subscribers using video and other OTT applications STOCKHOLM, … Read the full press release

Ericsson Microwave Outlook: higher capacity microwave backhaul becomes even more important to ensure high-quality mobile broadband

STOCKHOLM, 07-12-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With 5G bringing in new possibilities for operators across the globe, a higher capacity microwave backhaul becomes even more important to ensure high-quality mobile broadband. This year’s Ericsson Microwave Outlook report discusses how this demand can be met with … Read the full press release

Skanska sold buildings C and D of the Silesia Business Park office complex in Katowice to ISOC Group

STOCKHOLM, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold buildings C and D of the Silesia Business Park office complex in Katowice. The buyer is ISOC Group, a diversified real estate and infrastructure investment group, based in Manila, Philippines. The value of … Read the full press release

Skanska to invest EUR 24 million in the second phase of Brama Miasta, an office development in Łódź, Poland

STOCKHOLM, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has invested EUR 24 M, about SEK 250 M, in the second phase of Brama Miasta, an office development in Łódź, Poland. The second phase with a total leasable area of around 13,600 square meters … Read the full press release

Skanska divests Bergskvadraten development project in Norrköping, Sweden to Rikshem

STOCKHOLM, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska divests Bergskvadraten development project in Norrköping, Sweden, to Rikshem for about SEK 490 M. The block contains 101 apartments with garage and 72 nursing homes. The project is developed by Skanska Sweden. The divestment will … Read the full press release

Skanska UK to provide facilities management services to the Ministry of Defence at Northwood HQ in Hertfordshire

STOCKHOLM, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska UK has been awarded a contract by Eastbury Park Limited to provide facilities management services to the Ministry of Defence at Northwood HQ in Hertfordshire. The contract is worth GBP 196 M, about SEK 2.3 … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland expands its European wireless network with new wireless laboratory in Nuremberg

NUREMBERG, 03-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the end of November, the globally active testing service provider TÜV Rheinland heralded the opening of its new wireless laboratory in Nuremberg with a customer event. With this event, TÜV Rheinland is further expanding its … Read the full press release

Saab Australia selected by BAE Systems as combat system integration partner for the Hunter class frigate programme

STOCKHOLM, 26-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab Australia has been selected by BAE Systems to be part of a team, including Lockheed Martin Australia, to deliver the combat system integration for the Hunter class frigate. This selection continues a long standing and … Read the full press release

Volvo Construction Equipment and Skanska Electric Site research project: 98% reduction in carbon emissions, 70% reduction in energy cost and 0% reduction in operator cost

GOTHENBURG, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska have recorded groundbreaking results from their Electric Site research project – including a 98% reduction in carbon emissions, a 70% reduction in energy cost and a 40% reduction in … Read the full press release

Siemens supports E.ON Sweden’s goal towards a sustainable F-gas free power transmission with its SF6-free high-voltage products

First CO2-neutral high-voltage project for Siemens in Sweden Vacuum switching technology combined with “clean air” replaces SF6 as switching and insulating medium High operational performance even at lowest temperatures Erlangen, Germany, 21-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens will equip a 145-kilovolt (kV) substation … Read the full press release

West African Transport Academy (WATA): First heavy vehicle service technicians graduate in Ghana

Södertälje, Sweden, 20-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The training for service technicians at the West African Transport Academy (WATA) in Ghana’s capital city Accra is the first of its kind. It enables students to specialise in heavy truck and bus technology, combining … Read the full press release

Volvo Group President and CEO Martin Lundstedt appointed “Leader of the year 2018”

GOTHENBURG, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The newspaper Affärsvärlden, together with PA Consulting, Mannheimer Swartling, Wipro and Korn Ferry, has appointed the Volvo Group President and CEO Martin Lundstedt “Leader of the year 2018.” Enthusiasm, deep industry knowledge and extensive teamwork are … Read the full press release

Verizon, MassTLC in collaboration with Ericsson announce unique opportunity for developers to create 5G-powered robotics technologies

Verizon and the Mass Tech Leadership Council (MassTLC), in collaboration with Ericsson, have launched the Verizon 5G Robotics Challenge, a unique opportunity for universities, startups, and other developers to create 5G-powered robotics technologies that will transform the industry. STOCKHOLM, 16-Nov-2018 … Read the full press release