Category Archives: Sweden

Press Releases & News from Sweden distributed via EuropaWire

Hiab launches its renewed light range loader cranes

Malmö, Sweden, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has launched its renewed HIAB light range loader cranes with a capacity from 4 to 11 tonne meters. This range of HIAB loader cranes combines strength and reliability with ease … Read the full press release

Hexagon announces the acquisition of NEXTSENSE, a leading innovator in non-contact profile measurement and surface inspection

STOCKHOLM, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technology solutions, announced today the acquisition of NEXTSENSE, a leading innovator in non-contact profile measurement and surface inspection. NEXTSENSE specialises in solutions that enhance product quality with … Read the full press release

Saab to open a Gripen fighter jet aerostructures plant in Brazil

STOCKHOLM, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab unveils a 5,000-square-meter facility for its future Gripen fighter jet aerostructures plant: Saab Aeronáutica Montagens (SAM), in the city of São Bernardo do Campo, in São Paulo state, Brazil. This is another important step … Read the full press release

Volvo Group completes divestment of Chinese subsidiary holding shares in Inner Mongolia North Hauler Joint Stock for approximately SEK 1.0 billion

GOTHENBURG, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volvo Group has now completed the previously announced divestment of a Chinese subsidiary holding shares in Inner Mongolia North Hauler Joint Stock Co., Ltd (NHL) for approximately SEK 1.0 billion. The divestment resulted in a capital … Read the full press release

Vattenfall partners with Volvo Cars with the aim to make electric vehicle (EV) charging easier at home

STOCKHOLM,  07-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall aims to become a leading electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure operator in collaboration with partners. Vattenfall today announces a major new partnership with leading car manufacturer Volvo Cars with the aim to make EV … Read the full press release

Cargotec: Kalmar to introduce an electric version of its popular Kalmar Ottawa T2 terminal tractor

HELSINKI, 04-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is introducing an electric version of its popular Kalmar Ottawa T2 terminal tractor. The Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor is designed for trailer-handling operations in dispersed warehouses, container terminals and other applications … Read the full press release

Ericsson to virtualize Italian operator Wind Tre’s core network as part of the evolution of their network to 5G Core

5G-evolution core network modernization will deliver increased reliability, thanks to cloud architecture, greater flexibility and services customization, thanks to network slicing Solution improves speed, efficiency and agility for Wind Tre when providing new and innovative services, and in day-to-day operations … Read the full press release

Ericsson, UTM, AXIATA Business Services & MCMC named the winners in Malaysia’s first Narrow Band Internet of Things hackathon

Ericsson, UTM, AXIATA Business Services & MCMC pick the winners of ‘Hack for Good’ – Malaysia’s first Narrow Band IoT hackathon STOCKHOLM, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson, in a joint initiative with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), MCMC and Axiata Business Services, … Read the full press release

Electrolux and AIESEC to mobilize youth for global volunteering projects in support of the UN SDG 12 Responsible consumption and production

STOCKHOLM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux and AIESEC today announced a joint initiative to mobilize youth for global volunteering projects in communities around the world, in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal number 12, Responsible consumption and production. Electrolux and … Read the full press release

Skanska sold the office building Laboratoriet 5 in Solna, Sweden to Atlasmuren Fastigheter AB

STOCKHOLM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold the office building Laboratoriet 5 in Solna, Sweden to Atlasmuren Fastigheter AB for about SEK 200 M. The transaction will be recorded by Skanska Commercial Development Nordic in the second quarter 2018. … Read the full press release

Skanska’s annual Safety Week: launch of virtual classroom developed by Spinview in cooperation with Swedish brain researcher Katarina Gospic

STOCKHOLM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska’s annual Safety Week is this year dedicated to “Health and Well-being”. As part of increasing awareness around what affects our mental health and our well-being, Skanska will be launching a virtual classroom developed by Spinview … Read the full press release

Skanska to build production and storage facility in Gliwice, Poland

Skanska has signed a contract with Johnson Matthey for the construction of a production and storage facility in Gliwice, Poland. The contract is worth PLN 128 M, about SEK 300 M, which will be included in the order bookings for … Read the full press release

KTH researchers produced microparticles with encapsulated cells that can be used as implants to fight cancer, diabetes or heart disease

STOCKHOLM, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — One way that cancer may be fought in the future is with micro-sized capsules containing living cells engineered to secrete toxins that attack cancer cells. Although the science of cell micro-encapsulation has yet to overcome certain … Read the full press release

Volvo Group starts a training programme for truck drivers in Morocco

GOTHENBURG, 11-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group is starting a training programme for truck drivers in Morocco. This is the second driver training school in Africa that the group is involved in. The aim of the schools is to increase … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Ambra Solutions to deliver Canada’s deepest underground LTE network

LTE Advanced network will be deployed three kilometers below ground – the deepest LTE network in Canada Data and voice access network will be built completely on Ericsson equipment New LTE network will increase mine safety, efficiency and pave the … Read the full press release

Xavier Dedullen appointed Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer and Head of Legal Affairs & Compliance at Ericsson

Xavier Dedullen is appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Head of Group Function Legal Affairs & Compliance, and member of Ericsson’s Executive Team, effective April 1, 2018 Erik Ekudden, Chief Technology Officer, is appointed Senior Vice President, Chief … Read the full press release

Ericsson to modernize and expand Melita network as it moves towards 5G

Leading Maltese network service provider, Melita, selects Ericsson to modernize and expand its network and prepare for 5G Next-generation services and capabilities to significantly improve user experience Agreement includes Ericsson Radio System (ERS); modernization and expansion of Ericsson virtual Evolved … Read the full press release

Carolina West Wireless, Cellcom, Chariton Valley and East Kentucky Networks move their network management to the cloud with Ericsson Network Management as a Service

Cloud network management as a service is becoming a reality for four regional service providers in the US, who are leveling the competitive landscape through Ericsson Network Management as a Service. STOCKHOLM, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — By moving their network management … Read the full press release

Ericsson, Vertiv and NorthStar to form the Ericsson Energy Alliance

The alliance comprises Ericsson, Vertiv and NorthStar – with more members to follow Service providers will benefit from the cost-efficient, environmental and sustainability aspects offered by this partnership The alliance addresses the service providers’ needs on radio site evolution towards … Read the full press release

Four innovative design concepts that utilize high-strength steel nominated for the Swedish Steel Prize 2018

The Swedish Steel Prize 2018 finalists have been named, revealing four innovative design concepts that utilize high-strength steel to achieve the highest possible performance. The winner will be announced at a ceremony in Stockholm on May 24. STOCKHOLM, 28-Mar-2018 — … Read the full press release

Enea’s Multi-architecture NFV Lab expanded

Extended Enea NFV Lab Facilitates Creation of Innovative Networking Products and Services STOCKHOLM, 27-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Enea® (NASDAQ Stockholm: ENEA), a global supplier of network software platforms and world class services, today announced the expansion of the Enea NFV … Read the full press release

Umeå University: Plant geneticist Nathaniel Street awarded the pedagogical prize from the Faculty of Science and Technology

Umeå, Sweden, 27-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The plant geneticist and lecturer at the Department of Plant Physiology, Nathaniel Street, is awarded the pedagogical prize from the Faculty of Science and Technology. The prize jury motivated its decision due to his outstanding … Read the full press release

U.S. launch of Electrolux’s award-winning Pure i9 robotic vacuum cleaner

Electrolux today announced the U.S. launch of its award-winning Pure i9 robotic vacuum cleaner, with a revolutionary design and game-changing technology that takes the quality of autonomous cleaning to a new level. STOCKHOLM, 27-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Pure i9 will be … Read the full press release

Telia Company, Turkcell divest 100 percent of their holding in Geocell LLC to Georgia’s largest fixed network operator

SOLNA, 22-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fintur Holdings B.V. (Fintur), jointly owned by Telia Company and Turkcell, today completed the divestment of its holding in Geocell LLC, to the Georgian telecommunications company JSC Silknet. On 26 January, 2018, Telia Company and Turkcell … Read the full press release

Hexagon AB to acquire US based software company for the heavy civil construction industry

STOCKHOLM, 19-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technology solutions, announced today the acquisition of AGTEK, a leading US based software company specialising in planning and productivity solutions for the heavy civil construction industry. With headquarters in Livermore, California, … Read the full press release

Altor Fund IV to acquire majority stake in the largest accounting and consulting firm in Sweden LRF Konsult AB

On March 7th, Altor Fund IV (“Altor”) signed an agreement to acquire a majority ownership in the largest accounting and consulting firm in Sweden, LRF Konsult AB (“LRF Konsult”). STOCKHOLM, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — LRF Konsult offers services within accounting, … Read the full press release

Scania to deliver modern and sustainable transport solutions to the Nigerian city of Lagos

Södertälje, Sweden, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania, in collaboration with the Brazilian bus and coach bodybuilder Marcopolo, will deliver 250 buses to the Nigerian city of Lagos. The buses will be delivered during the first half of 2018 and have been … Read the full press release

Investor AB: Patricia Industries to acquire Sarnova Holdings, Inc.

STOCKHOLM, 13-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Patricia Industries, a part of Investor AB, has signed an agreement with Water Street Healthcare Partners and Sarnova founder Matthew D. Walter to acquire Sarnova Holdings, Inc., the leading U.S. specialty distributor of healthcare products in … Read the full press release

Vattenfall plans to invest EUR 100 million in developing new solar power plants during 2018-2019

Vattenfall plans to invest SEK 1 billion (EUR 100 million) in large-scale solar energy generation over the next two years. In addition, Vattenfall also provides small-scale solar solutions for customers. The investments support Vattenfall’s objective to become fossil-free within a … Read the full press release

Enea AB to acquire Openwave Mobility for USD 90 million

Kista, Sweden, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Enea AB (publ) (“Enea”) has signed an agreement to acquire Openwave Mobility, a company offering the industry’s most scalable NFV platform with solutions to mobile operators. Openwave Mobility has a leading position in traffic management … Read the full press release