Category Archives: Sweden

Press Releases & News from Sweden distributed via EuropaWire

SGS to use its Inspire service to provide ClipperData’s clients with early warnings of regulatory modifications for fuel quality

GENEVA, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS is pleased to announce that we will be collaborating with ClipperData, a provider of data sets, analysis and commentary on maritime commodity flows, to provide news alerts on fuel specification changes worldwide. We will be … Read the full press release

Scania to contribute to a new research centre at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE)

Södertälje, Sweden, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania will contribute to a new research centre at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) over the next ten years. The collaboration will focus on business models for the future transport ecosystem. “Scania is a … Read the full press release

Saab to deliver the new Carl-Gustaf® M4 multi-role weapon system to the Australian Army

STOCKHOLM, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab has received an order for deliveries of the new Carl-Gustaf® M4 multi-role weapon system to the Australian Army. This is Saab´s sixth customer for the Carl-Gustaf M4 system since its launch in late 2014. Deliveries … Read the full press release

Saab’s command and control system procured by Nottinghamshire Police

STOCKHOLM, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab’s command and control system, SAFE, has been procured by Nottinghamshire Police, the fifth UK police force to do so, through the East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit. SAFE is Saab’s unified control room solution for … Read the full press release

First graduates of the Electrolux Food Foundation culinary training for orphanages in Moscow

STOCKHOLM, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The first graduates of the Electrolux Food Foundation culinary training on sustainable cooking for youth leaving orphanages in Moscow, are now ready to pursue a career in the professional culinary world. This initiative builds on the … Read the full press release

Christoffer Walljaeger appointed as Senior Asset Manager Logicor in Sweden

Logicor strengthens its position in the Swedish logistics property market through the appointment of Christoffer Walljaeger as Senior Asset Manager. LONDON, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Joining from JLL, Christoffer was an Associate Director at JLL Capital Markets where he led … Read the full press release

StormGeo becomes a one-stop-shop for digital navigation and planning for the modern maritime industry with the acquisition of Nautisk

STOCKHOLM, 05-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The quote “A little rain never hurt anybody” is not a wise recommendation. At least not if you ask EQT portfolio company StormGeo – the leading provider of weather intelligence and decision support for companies operating … Read the full press release

Saab to appoint Christian Hedelin as new Chief Strategy Officer

STOCKHOLM, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab has appointed Christian Hedelin as new Chief Strategy Officer. Christian Hedelin takes up the position on 1 November 2018 and will then be part of Saab’s Group Management. Christian Hedelin is currently head of Strategy … Read the full press release

Zain Iraq selects Ericsson to modernize a number of its legacy sites with Ericsson Radio System

Ericsson collaborates with Zain Iraq to modernize its network services Technical cooperation will ensure smooth 4G and 5G evolution while increasing capacity and improving end-user experience for subscribers in Iraq’s important high traffic cities. STOCKHOLM, 23-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Zain Iraq … Read the full press release

Electrolux unveils cordless vacuum cleaner that reinvents the way we vacuum our homes

STOCKHOLM, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux is launching a cordless vacuum cleaner that reinvents the way we vacuum our homes. Hitting stores in September, the groundbreaking Electrolux Pure F9 uses powerful battery technology and innovative design solutions to provide consumers with … Read the full press release

Ad industry veteran Adam Kerj appointed chief creative officer at Accenture Interactive for the Nordic region

One of Sweden’s most-awarded creative leaders, Kerj joins Accenture Interactive as its first creative chief for the Nordics STOCKHOLM, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Accenture Interactivehas appointed ad industry veteran Adam Kerj as chief creative officer for … Read the full press release

Three and EE joint venture MBNL extended its network managed services contract with Ericsson

MBNL, the network-sharing joint venture between UK mobile operators Three and EE, has extended its network managed services contract with Ericsson for a further two years, for the delivery of Design, Plan and Deploy projects. STOCKHOLM, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Ericsson and TIM deployed vRAN platform in a live advanced LTE network in Turin, Italy

Ericsson and TIM have successfully deployed a virtual Radio Access Network (vRAN) platform in a live advanced LTE network in Turin, securing the Italian communications service provider for 5G early adoption. STOCKHOLM, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The deployment of vRAN in … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Elevator to maintain the 440 elevators and escalators at the 80 stations along the 110 kilometers long metro system in Stockholm

Storstockholms Lokaltrafik AB, Stockholm’s public transportation company, signed an 8-year contract with thyssenkrupp Elevator to maintain the 440 elevators and escalators Rising passenger figures require highest quality standards regarding transportation systems as well as maintenance solutions ESSEN, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Premium automobile manufacturer Audi and 5G innovation leader Ericsson to pioneer the use of 5G technology for automotive production

INGOLSTADT/ STOCKHOLM, 07-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Premium automobile manufacturer Audi and 5G innovation leader Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) are announcing plans to pioneer the use of 5G technology for automotive production. At Audi’s headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany, the two companies agreed … Read the full press release

Cargotec’s Hiab to acquire the Effer loader cranes business from CTE Group for EUR 50 million

Malmö, Sweden, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, and a global leader in on-road load handling, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Effer loader cranes business from the CTE Group for an enterprise value of EUR 50 … Read the full press release

Funds advised by Triton to acquire the business unit SKF Motion Technologies from SKF Group

STOCKHOLM/ GOTHENBURG, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Funds advised by Triton (“Triton”) have signed an agreement of its intention to acquire the business unit SKF Motion Technologies from SKF Group, listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Triton intends to form a standalone company under … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to supply a Universal Shredder FRP to AB Hilmer Andersson’s saw mill in Lässerud, Sweden

GRAZ, 25-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from AB Hilmer Andersson to supply a Universal Shredder FRP to their saw mill in Lässerud, Sweden. The FRP shredder will process wood waste and offcuts from … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Singtel: 5G pilot network will be deployed at one-north in Buona Vista, Singapore’s science, business and IT hub

Singtel and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) are strengthening their 5G Centre of Excellence Programme partnership with the announcement of a new initiative that will see Singapore’s first 5G pilot network go live by Q4 this year. STOCKHOLM, 24-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Ericsson expands its 4G partnership with Verizon to include new markets

New 4G LTE markets awarded to Ericsson in United States Deployment prepares markets for a smooth, cost-effective transition to 5G Rollout includes latest Ericsson 4G and 5G-ready radio system STOCKHOLM, 24-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) announced today that the … Read the full press release

EnBW expands engagement on the Swedish wind market with the creation of “EnBW Sverige AB”

KARLSRUHE/FALKENBERG, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has expanded its engagement on the Swedish wind market by founding the company “EnBW Sverige AB” which will be based in Falkenberg in southern Sweden. With the foundation of the company, … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY acquires leading supplier of door drop down seals and finger protection covers based in Switzerland

STOCKHOLM, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire Planet GDZ, a leading supplier of door drop down seals and finger protection covers, based in Switzerland. “I am very pleased to welcome Planet GDZ and their employees … Read the full press release

Volvo to provide Gothenburg with 30 all-electric buses

GOTHENBURG, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gothenburg in Sweden now takes the lead in the transition to electrically propelled urban bus traffic in Sweden. The order for 30 all-electric Volvo buses from GS Buss, subsidiary of Göteborgs Spårvägar, and Public Transport Authority … Read the full press release

Ericsson inaugurates 5G Center of Excellence and Innovation Lab at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi

Inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister of Communications (I/C) and Minister of State for Railways, Govt. of India – Shri Manoj Sinha CoE established to fast-track 5G deployments in the country by bringing together telecom ecosystems, academia, industry and start-ups Ericsson … Read the full press release

Euler Hermes: Sweden’s exporting SMEs can now assess the credit worthiness of potential business partners in 24 European countries

Credable, a Swedish insurtech start-up which is part of Euler Hermes, offers an innovative new service: invoice insurance for SMEs, based on traditional trade credit insurance. Credable is now providing cover for Swedish SMEs in 24 European countries. In line … Read the full press release

Stadler’s DOSTO doubledeck train comes to Sweden and will run in the Mälardalen region from 2019

STOCKHOLM, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 27, the first Mälartåg (Mälar train) from Stadler is on show at Stockholm Central Station in cooperation with Mälab and Transitio. The train is a variant of Stadler’s DOSTO doubledeck train and is going … Read the full press release

KTH and Karolinska Institutet: AI can contribute to increased understanding of how prostate cancer develops

Researchers at KTH and Karolinska Institutet have concluded that AI can contribute to increased understanding of how prostate cancer develops, and even improve clinical diagnosis and treatment of the disease. STOCKHOLM, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Every cancer tumor is unique, … Read the full press release

EQT to acquire Zemax Software Holdings, LLC., global provider of optical and illumination design software

EQT to support the continued growth of Zemax by leveraging EQT’s global network, experience in scaling businesses and history of developing enterprise software leaders STOCKHOLM, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington Capital”) and EQT Mid Market US GP B.V. … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY CFO and Executive VP Carolina Dybeck Happe to leave the company

STOCKHOLM, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Carolina Dybeck Happe, CFO and Executive Vice President of ASSA ABLOY has decided to leave the company for a position outside the Group. She will be leaving at the end of December 2018 and the process … Read the full press release

Vattenfall starts construction of its largest wind farm in Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction of the Blakliden/Fäbodberget wind farm in the Åsele and Lycksele municipalities is now starting. The wind farm cluster will have a total of 84 turbines and, when operational in 2021/2022, it will be one of … Read the full press release