Category Archives: Switzerland

Press Releases & News from Switzerland distributed via EuropaWire

Holcim in 1H2021: new records in Recurring EBIT, free cash flow and earnings per share

Growth momentum continues, net sales +16.6% LFL Significant margin increase in all regions, Recurring EBIT +72.2% LFL Record Free Cash Flow1 of CHF 814m, +9% 7 bolt-on acquisitions, successful start of Firestone Building Products Guidance for FY2021 Recurring EBIT growth … Read the full press release

Holcim milestone: the company’s green concrete ECOPact now available in 24 markets

ECOPact now available in 24 markets across all five regions just one year since global launch ECOPact reduces carbon footprint of concrete by at least 30%, contributing to Holcim’s net zero targets A milestone in Holcim’s transformation to become the … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel’s subsidiary QuickSTAT opens new control tower in Singapore for time-critical clinical trial logistics

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics companies, has announced that its subsidiary QuickSTAT has opened a new control tower and conditioning facility in Singapore. The investment is part of Kuehne+Nagel and QuickSTAT’s … Read the full press release

Siemens to deliver and install 45 eBus Sicharge UC charging stations for Zurich Public Transport Authority

Project helps Zurich’s public transport authority convert its bus fleet to electric drives Delivery of 45 charging stations for Hardau bus garage Charging cables routed through the hall ceiling allows for clear passageways (PRESS RELEASE) ERLANGEN, 16-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut opens its third factory in Russia

Further strengthening of presence in Russia The factory in Kaliningrad region will be the Group’s third in Russia Opening will further strengthen the presence of Barry Callebaut in the world’s third-largest chocolate confectionery market¹ Factory will be operational in August … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel acquires leading Norwegian perishables freight forwarder Salmosped

Salmosped specialises in salmon and seafood logistics Acquisition fosters the global presence in the salmon and seafood market (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 9-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics company, Kuehne+Nagel announces that it has entered into a binding agreement … Read the full press release

Hong Kong’s Innovation and Technology Venture Fund Becomes Strategic Financial Investor of Ignatica

The Innovation and Technology Venture Fund (ITVF) invested in its first insurtech startup, Switzerland, and Hong Kong-based Ignatica, the insurance policy administration platform. (PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 7-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignatica, the insurance policy administration platform that offers digital self-service … Read the full press release

Personalised financial advice startup Radicant selects Swisscom and Finnova for technology and outsourcing support

(PRESS RELEASE) BERN, 6-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisscom announces that it has been chosen, together with Finnova, to provide the digital foundation for the strategic investment of the Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank. Radicant, a digital financial services provider specialising in sustainability, will … Read the full press release

Fanpictor firma una partnership pluriennale con la Royal Belgian Football Association

Fanpictor signs multi-year partnership with Royal Belgian Football Association

(PRESS RELEASE) NIEDERUZWIL, Svizzera / NEW YORK, NY, Stati Uniti, 1-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — La Royal Belgian Football Association (RBFA) ha annunciato una partnership pluriennale con Fanpictor, una società tecnologica svizzera appartenente al gruppo NOEXIS. Fanpictor agevolerà la trasformazione digitale … Read the full press release

Fanpictor unterzeichnet mehrjährige Partnerschaft mit dem Königlich Belgischen Fussballverband

Fanpictor signs multi-year partnership with Royal Belgian Football Association

(PRESS RELEASE) Niederuzwil, Schweiz und New York, USA, 1-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Der Königlich Belgische Fussballverband (RBFA) verkündet eine mehrjährige Partnerschaft mit Fanpictor, einem Schweizer Technologieunternehmen der NOEXIS Gruppe, um die Digitalisierung innerhalb des Verbandes voranzutreiben. Fanpictor integriert seine bedürfnisspezifischen … Read the full press release

Fanpictor firma una colaboración de varios años con la Real Federación Belga de Fútbol

Fanpictor signs multi-year partnership with Royal Belgian Football Association

(PRESS RELEASE) NIEDERUZWIL, Suiza / NUEVA YORK, NY, Estados Unidos, 1-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — la Real Federación Belga de Fútbol (RFBF) ha anunciado una colaboración de varios años con Fanpictor, empresa de tecnología suiza del grupo NOEXIS. Fanpictor respaldará la … Read the full press release

Fanpictor signe un partenariat pluriannuel avec la Royal Belgian Football Association

Fanpictor signs multi-year partnership with Royal Belgian Football Association

(PRESS RELEASE) NIEDERUZWIL, Suisse / NEW YORK, États-Unis, 1-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — La Royal Belgian Football Association (Royal Belgian Football Association, RBFA) a annoncé un partenariat pluriannuel avec Fanpictor, une entreprise technologique suisse appartenant au groupe NOEXIS. Fanpictor soutiendra la … Read the full press release

Fanpictor tekent meerjarige partnership met Koninklijke Belgische Voetbalbond

Fanpictor signs multi-year partnership with Royal Belgian Football Association

(PRESS RELEASE) NIEDERUZWIL, Zwitserland / NEW YORK, NY, Verenigde Staten, 1-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — De Koninklijke Belgische Voetbalbond (KBVB) heeft een meerjarige samenwerking aangekondigd met Fanpictor, een Zwitsers technologiebedrijf binnen de NOEXIS-groep. Fanpictor zal de digitale transformatie van de vereniging … Read the full press release

Fanpictor signs multi-year partnership with Royal Belgian Football Association

Fanpictor signs multi-year partnership with Royal Belgian Football Association

(PRESS RELEASE) NIEDERUZWIL, Switzerland / NEW YORK, NY, United States, 1-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Royal Belgian Football Association (RBFA) has announced a multi-year partnership with Fanpictor, a Swiss technology company within the NOEXIS group. Fanpictor will support the association’s … Read the full press release

Launch of the New Akenza Platform

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 30-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Akenza, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) platform, is proud to announce the launch of its brand new platform. This is yet another step to realize their vision towards employing IoT across markets … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak to start production of tethered caps in its Châteaubriant plant in France by 2024

Tetra Pak announces a project to expand its Châteaubriant plant, in France, dedicated to the design and manufacturing of caps, while ensuring increased production capacity to enable the future transition to tethered caps. (PRESS RELEASE) LAUSANNE, 29-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Leica Geosystems to offer 3D machine control solution for compact excavators and backhoes with swing boom

The Leica iCON iXE3 3D excavator machine control solutions will be available for smaller excavators with swing boom, providing an easy-to-use solution on one unified software and hardware platform. (PRESS RELEASE) HEERBRUGG, 22-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, a global … Read the full press release

ABB Robotics introduces new robotic automation solutions to improve safety, affordability and sustainability in the construction industry

9 out of 10 construction businesses predict a skills crisis by 2030, with 81 percent saying they will introduce robots in the next 10 years, while safety and the environment both catalysts for accelerating investment in robotics. (PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, … Read the full press release

Maine Pointe recognized as the number one supply chain consulting firm by Consulting.us

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 14-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS announces that Maine Pointe, a global supply chain and operations consulting firm and a member of SGS Group, has been awarded number one ranking on Consulting.us’ list of top supply chain consulting … Read the full press release

SGS’ Cyberlab in Graz earns accreditation from the German Federal Office for Information Security

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 6-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS announces that its Cyberlab in Graz, Austria is now accredited to carry out cybersecurity evaluations according to Common Criteria for the Technical Domain ‘Smart Cards and Similar Devices’ following certification from the … Read the full press release

Sustainable Construction: Sika develops LC3 concrete admixtures with low CO2 footprint

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 29-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika announces that, together with leading key players, it is working on the development of concrete admixtures using the LC3 technology that lowers CO2 emissions, developed by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology … Read the full press release

SGS Geneva is now a Gafta Approved Superintendent

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 26-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS Geneva announces successful completion of Gafta Standard Audit and is now a confirmed Gafta Approved Superintendent. Demonstrating our technical expertise in supervision, sampling and check weighing for the Agri Commodities industry. As … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. appoints Renato Costantini as new General Counsel

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 26-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. welcomes Renato Costantini as the new General Counsel. In this role, Renato will also join Executive Board of Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. and the Management Committee of the Swiss … Read the full press release

Leading reinsurer Swiss Re and automotive technology company Veoneer partner over advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)

Leading reinsurer and automotive technology company join forces on assessment of ADAS technology Veoneer to profit from Swiss Re’s data and knowledge to improve ADAS technology Veoneer’s expertise on ADAS hardware and software technologies to feed into and enhance Swiss … Read the full press release

Revolutionized marine transport: ABB marks 30 years of Azipod® electric propulsion

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 6-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB celebrates the 30th anniversary of the creation of Azipod® electric propulsion. From its creation three decades ago to its market leading position in global shipping today, Azipod® propulsion has revolutionized marine transport … Read the full press release

Nestle enhances productivity and safety at its confectionary factories in Brazil with ABB robots

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 24-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB announces that its robots are supporting Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company, to improve the productivity and employee safety in its chocolate manufacturing facilities in Brazil by 53 percent. The … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel the official logistics partner of SailGP

(PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 22-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel announces partnership with SailGP for the sponsorship of the global championship for the world’s fastest sail racing in class. Kuehne+Nagel, as the official logistics partner for the next three seasons, and SailGP … Read the full press release

Novartis welcomes new Chief Legal Officer Karen L. Hale

(PRESS RELEASE) BASEL, 22-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swiss multinational pharmaceutical Novartis appoints Karen L. Hale as Chief Legal Officer. She succeeds Shannon Klinger. Karen will be based in Basel, Switzerland and will join the Executive Committee of Novartis (ECN) and … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim aligns Sustainability and Innovation under Magali Anderson’s leadership

LafargeHolcim combines sustainability and innovation leadership for more impact Commitment to publish first Climate Transition report in 2022 Recent Innovation partnerships for sustainable building include XTreeE and CPC (PRESS RELEASE) ST. GALLEN, 18-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim announces that it … Read the full press release

SGS highlights its commitment to sustainability through new Sustainability Solutions framework

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 18-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — At SGS, sustainability is both integral to our strategy and has become critical to all our stakeholders. We are committed to adding Value to Society through our own operations to enable a better, … Read the full press release