Category Archives: Sweden

Press Releases & News from Sweden distributed via EuropaWire

ISS to provide integrated facility services in Norway, Sweden and Denmark to Telenor’s more than 5,000 facilities

COPENHAGEN, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ISS has signed a letter of intent for delivering integrated facility services in Norway, Sweden and Denmark to Telenor’s more than 5,000 facilities. The contract duration is 5 years with option of extending up to … Read the full press release

Skanska invests EUR 48M in mixed-use project in Poznan, Poland

STOCKHOLM, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska invests EUR 48M, about SEK 460M in phase I of Nowy Rynek, a mixed-use project located in Poznan, Poland. The six-story office building will have a total leasable area of around 25,000 square meters, with … Read the full press release

Sweden submitted its official offer to host the The European Medicines Agency (EMA)

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is currently looking for a new location in connection with the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. Sweden has now submitted its official offer to host the EMA. STOCKHOLM, 03-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The offer guarantees … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY acquires OEM manufacturer of architectural hardware in India

STOCKHOLM, 02-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has acquired SMI (Shree Mahavir Metalcraft), a leading OEM manufacturer of architectural hardware in India. “I am very pleased to welcome SMI into the ASSA ABLOY Group. The acquisition of SMI delivers on our … Read the full press release

Industrial Laser Peening Research at ZAL Techcenter

LSP Technologies (LSPT) is offering laser peening research and application development at the ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg, Germany. Machine time on LSPT’s state-of-the-art laser peening equipment at ZAL will be available to manufacturers seeking industry-leading metal … Read the full press release

Vattenfall: Sandbank 288 MW offshore wind farm put into operation

STOCKHOLM, 26-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The offshore wind farm Sandbank with an installed capacity of 288 megawatt (MW) is now officially inaugurated. It is the latest cooperation between Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) and the 72 wind energy plants will provide … Read the full press release

Niko Korte of SSAB Digital Business Development on the importance of digitalization

Digitalization is a buzzword that is hard to avoid these days. People talk about it as revolutionizing everyday life and business. But what does digitalization mean in practice in the steel industry? STOCKHOLM, 19-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Niko Korte, who took … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group to build its first solar power generating facility at its current injection molding site in Nashville, Arkansas

Husqvarna Group is building its first solar power generating facility at its current injection molding site in Nashville, Arkansas, USA. The new facility is expected to reduce the CO2  footprint by approximately 1,000 tons in the first year of operation and approximately … Read the full press release

Robert Ward appointed Business Unit President for Skanska Commercial Development USA

STOCKHOLM, 14-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Robert Ward has been appointed Business Unit President for Skanska Commercial Development USA. He will take on his new position effective July 13, 2017. Robert has worked for Skanska since 2002. He has been an … Read the full press release

Saab, Storuman Municipality to establish world’s first Remote Tower Centre for smaller regional airports

STOCKHOLM, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions AB and Storuman Municipality will today sign a letter of intent regarding the establishment of the world’s first Remote Tower Centre for smaller regional airports (AFIS).   The letter of intent … Read the full press release

Defence and security company Saab to present its Junuary – June 2017 interim report on Thursday July 20

STOCKHOLM, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab is pleased to invite press, investors and financial analysts to a press and analyst meeting where CEO Håkan Buskhe and CFO Magnus Örnberg present the Saab interim report for January – … Read the full press release

Sweden based mobility provider NEVS unveils In-Motion concept of the future urban mobility solutions at CES Asia 2017

At the technology show CES Asia in Shanghai, NEVS displays the new InMotion Concept for the very first time. This is not a normal car – it´s a vision on how we in the future can travel safe and efficiently … Read the full press release

Swedish NEVS at CES Asia: Our solution goes far beyond car ownership – we are rethinking mobility as a whole

In connection with the CES Asia in Shanghai, Swedish NEVS unveils a number of exciting news: For the first time, NEVS displays the InMotion Concept. This is a totally new way of showing flexible future urban mobility in a major … Read the full press release

Microsoft’s advanced Cloud technology to power NEVS’ mobility solutions globally

With the vision in shaping for a more sustainable future, Sweden based mobility provider NEVS participated in CES Asia 2017, unveiling In-Motion concept of the future urban mobility solutions. As an important step already now to achieve the vision, NEVS’ … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to supply a process solution for a soybean oil refining plant in Brazil

LUND, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply a process solution for a soybean oil refining plant in Brazil. The order has a … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to supply its PureBallast systems to two different shipowners

LUND, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval signs major frame agreements for ballast water treatment retrofits. In June, Alfa Laval signed frame agreements with two different shipowners for the supply of Alfa Laval PureBallast systems. The systems will be delivered during … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY to acquire pedestrian door distributor in Maryland and Virginia

STOCKHOLM, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has acquired Atlantic Door Control, a pedestrian door distributor in Maryland and Virginia. “I am very pleased that Atlantic Door Control is joining the ASSA ABLOY Group. I welcome this addition that further reinforces … Read the full press release

Melker Jernberg succeeds Martin Weissburg as President of Volvo Construction Equipment

Melker Jernberg has been appointed President of Volvo Construction Equipment and member of the Volvo Group Executive Board. GOTHENBURG, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Melker Jernberg was born in 1968 and is currently President and CEO of the Sweden-based powder metallurgy company … Read the full press release

Scania’s production unit in Zwolle will install the largest solar roof in the Netherlands

Zwolle production unit gets solar-powered roof equivalent to the size of nearly eight football pitches, bringing it nearer to the goal of being carbon neutral by 2020. Södertälje, Sweden, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania has taken its latest significant step in … Read the full press release

Airbus: First A321neo for Swedish charter airline Novair

Fleet renewal underway with best-in-class single aisle aircraft TOULOUSE, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish charter airline Novair, has taken delivery of its first A321neo on lease from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The A321neo will join Novair’s existing Airbus fleet of … Read the full press release

European Commission approves Swedish scheme to reduce the taxation of employee share options

BRUSSELS, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules a Swedish scheme to reduce the taxation of employee share options. The scheme will allow young and small innovative companies to recruit and retain employees without … Read the full press release

SSAB joins Women in Tech initiative to increase the number of women in SSAB’s top management

SSAB has joined the Women in Tech network, coordinated by Technology Industries of Finland. STOCKHOLM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “The Women in Tech initiative aims at increasing the number of women in the field of technology. Activities in the organization’s network … Read the full press release

Stora Enso shuts down its paper machine 8 (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden

HELSINKI, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In February 2017, Stora Enso announced that it planned to permanently shut down paper machine 8 (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden due to structural weakening of magazine paper demand in Europe. Co-determination negotiations with employees … Read the full press release

Skanska signs with New York City Transit to renovate four subway stations

STOCKHOLM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with New York City Transit for the improvements at four subway stations along the Astoria Line in the Borough of Queens in New York City, USA. The contract is worth USD … Read the full press release

Skanska sold the office building Five in Prague, Czech Republic to a real estate fund

STOCKHOLM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold the office building Five in Prague, Czech Republic, to a real estate fund managed by TRIUVA Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft for EUR 50M, about SEK 480M. The transaction will be recorded by Skanska Commercial Development Europe … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group opens showroom for its entire product range in Malmö, Sweden

The lighting group’s first cross-brand showroom Products from the brands Thorn, acdc and Zumtobel are on display Concept for the brand environment developed in cooperation with Snøhetta Malmö, Sweden, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 13 June 2017 the Zumtobel Group … Read the full press release

KTH Professor of Experimental Oncology Cecilia Williams: beta receptor’s discovery changed our understanding of estrogen signaling

STOCKHOLM, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For nearly two decades researchers have sought a way to target an estrogen receptor in the hope they could improve breast cancer survival, but an article published today in Nature Communications contends that the effort … Read the full press release

Swedish author and artist Jonas Gardell is this year’s recipient of the KTH Stora Pris (Great Prize)

STOCKHOLM, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish author, playwright, comedian and artist Jonas Gardell was named as this year’s recipient of the KTH Stora Pris (Great Prize). Gardell has worked on behalf of the disenfranchised for many years and been recognized … Read the full press release

KTH ergonomic researchers offer free online risk management tool to reduce costs of occupational musculoskeletal disorders

STOCKHOLM, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Employers can reduce the costs of occupational musculoskeletal disorders by using a free online risk management tool created by ergonomic researchers at KTH. KTH lecturer Linda Rose says the tool enables assessment and management of ergonomic hazards … Read the full press release

EQT Mid Market: Australian-based I-MED Radiology Network announces two new acquisitions

STOCKHOLM, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Further growth in Australia has been on the I-MED agenda since EQT Mid Market entered as owner. Now, the company takes another big leap forward with two strategic acquisitions. Australian-based I-MED Radiology Network was formed … Read the full press release