Press Releases

Toshiba Reinforces Businesses Operation in South America  -To establish a new company as regional center -

Oct 22, 2014 01:03 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation has established an organization dedicated to promoting its social infrastructure and electronic components businesses throughout South America by merging two Brazil-based wholly owned subsidiaries, Toshiba Representação Comercial do Brasil Ltda. and Toshiba Electronics do Brasil Ltda., into Toshiba Infraestrutura América do Sul Ltda.

IKM Testing Spain wins Técnicas Reunidas contract.

Oct 21, 2014 06:35 GMT The IKM Group IKM has recently been awarded a new contract with the Spanish oil engineering company Técnicas Reunidas to carry out Pre-commissioning and commissioning coordination activities.

Aritco's lifts certified at SundaHus

Oct 20, 2014 08:00 GMT Aritco Lift AB Aritco’s lifts are now environmentally certified at SundaHus to classification B. This means that our lifts are recommended for installation in buildings where demands exist for environmentally friendly construction products. SundaHus Miljödata is the largest assessor of health and environmental products for the building and real-estate sector, in construction, renovation and operation.

Arla acquires Falbygdens Ost

Oct 16, 2014 11:01 GMT Arla Foods Arla Foods in Sweden today announces that it is acquiring cheese company Falbygdens Ost from the food company Atria Scandinavia. The acquisition is in line with Arla’s strategy to drive its premium cheese segment. The acquisition is subject to approval from the Swedish Competition Authority.

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.