Latest press releases
The timing of many events has had to be postponed this year. ChemBio Finland and PulPaper also moved to the spring of 2022. This week, both events will host the day's free online events, which will open next year's themes. The ChemBio Finland 2021 virtual pre-event is on Wednesday 28 April 2021 and the Virtual pre-PulPaper is 29 April 2021. At the same time, the Helsinki Chemicals Forum will be held online on April 28-29, 2021.
Marelli, leading global automotive supplier, and WHST (Wuhu SensorTech Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd.), a high-tech radar specialist headquartered in Wuhu (China), signed a master cooperation agreement focused on radar sensors, devoted to Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Driving (AD) applications.
Circular fashion and textile technology group Infinited Fiber Company is looking for a location in Finland to build a flagship factory to produce its unique, regenerated textile fibers for the global market. Infinited Fiber Company will decide on the location by September.
/ins The popular Alfa Laval Twin Screw Pump comes in three new model sizes optimized to handle lower flow rates for hygienic applications across the dairy, food, beverage and home-personal care industries.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a one-well contract from PC Gabon Upstream S.A. (PCGUSA), a subsidiary of PETRONAS, for the provision of a deepwater drillship rig. The 7th generation drillship Maersk Viking will be employed to drill an ultra-deepwater exploration well at approximately 2,100 m water depth in Block F13 offshore Gabon. PETRONAS is a global energy and solutions partner and ranked amongst the largest corporations in the Fortune Global 500®.
KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order to supply 67 KONE elevators for Zhuhai Huafa Plaza mixed-use development in Zhuhai. Located on the central coast of China's southern Guangdong province, the city borders Macau to the southeast, and shares maritime boundaries with Shenzhen and Hong Kong.
The green building movement is gaining momentum. The increased demand for sustainable and healthy buildings, from investors and tenants, has resulted in extensive effort from leading property developers to achieve green building status for the properties over the past years.
Coating manufacturer Teknos is developing a new, bio-based barrier coating for food packaging together with biosourced materials company Brightplus. The objective of the cooperation is to develop bio-based and biodegradable solutions for more environmentally friendly food packaging.
Volvo Group and SSAB have signed a collaboration agreement on research, development, serial production and commercialization of the world’s first vehicles to be made of fossil-free steel. Volvo plans already this year to start the production of concept vehicles and components from steel made by SSAB using hydrogen.
First real-life operation of a stationary fuel cell by Bosch and Stadtwerke Bamberg Bosch and the Bamberg public utilities are for the first time using a stationary fuel cell to produce electricity and heat in a city district. The stationary fuel cell at the central bus station in Bamberg supplies more than 20 four-person households with climate-friendly electricity. The heat generated provides an adjacent bakery with heating and hot water. Bosch wants to invest a three-digit million euro amount in stationary fuel cells by the end of 2024.