Press Releases

The global cocoa sector donates funds to WCF’s campaign to fight Ebola

Oct 16, 2014 10:17 GMT Fazer Group The global cocoa sector joins the fight against Ebola. The World Cocoa Foundation donates $600,000 to the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Caritas to support Ebola care and prevention efforts in West Africa. Fazer contributes to the donation.

New waterproof paper for curved and contoured surfaces

Oct 16, 2014 10:01 GMT Saint-Gobain Abrasives EMEA Norton launches a new waterproof paper that is flexible and pliable for profiled surfaces and contours. The new paper, Norton T100, has a high removal rate and produces fine surfaces according to the manufacturer.

Swedfund invests in small and medium enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa

Oct 16, 2014 06:45 GMT Swedfund Swedfund invests MEUR 8 in AfricInvest Fund III LLC, a pan-African fund focused on small and medium enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa. Through this investment Swedfund will contribute to stimulating growth, job creation and sustainable development in more companies in the region.

Fazer’s collaboration negotiations have ended

Oct 15, 2014 12:12 GMT Fazer Group Fazer Group’s collaboration negotiations concerning white-collar and upper white-collar employees have been concluded. As a result of the changes to be effected, 49 positions will be terminated. Initially, Fazer had estimated a need to terminate 61 work assignments. Fazer has over 6,600 employees in Finland of which 1,300 are white-collar employees.

Swedfund increases commitment to fighting climate change

Oct 14, 2014 07:02 GMT Swedfund On October 12, Swedfund increased its financial commitment to the Interact Climate Change Facility (ICCF) by providing an additional MEUR 5 for climate change projects in emerging markets.

Arla Foods Ingredients leads calls for collaborative industry effort on food aid

Oct 08, 2014 08:00 GMT Arla Foods Ingredients Arla Foods Ingredients has highlighted the need for a global industry push to ensure dairy ingredients are included as an integral part of emergency food programmes.

New ceiling diffuser and plenum box from Swegon

Oct 08, 2014 06:30 GMT Swegon Swegon is now introducing VIREO air diffuser and ALT plenum box. The diffuser works for variable airflow systems and is therefore suitable for many different applications. ALT plenum box is rotatable 360° to avoid unnecessary bends/pressure drops. Dust protection covers minimize the need to clean out the system before commissioning, making it easier to fulfil the VDI 6022 regulations.

A new anti-static paper backed abrasive from Norton

Oct 07, 2014 07:01 GMT Saint-Gobain Abrasives EMEA Norton H235 has been designed with an anti-static paper backing technology to help reduce clogging and enhance product life in applications found in the wood market. The anti-static properties reduce clogging and dust formation on the belt, work piece and machine, extending product life across the entire grit range. H235 is available as segmented belts, wide belts, narrow belts and discs.

Fazer’s new commitment is a continuation to 10 years’ palm oil work

Oct 06, 2014 12:34 GMT Fazer Group Fazer has published a Commitment to Responsible Palm Oil. The objectives of the commitment are improved traceability and sustainable palm oil sourcing. The commitment is a continuation to Fazer’s work in the field of palm oil.

Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting in Cavotec SA

Oct 06, 2014 09:34 GMT Cavotec The Shareholders of Cavotec SA are invited to attend the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) to be held on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 11.00 (CET) at the IVA Conferenscenter, Grev Turegatan 16 in Stockholm, Sweden. Doors open at 10.30 (CET).