Press Releases

Sep 19, 2014 12:06 GMT Sobi Sobi has elected to add the preclinical rFVIIIFc-XTEN-vWF fusion molecule to the company’s collaboration with Biogen Idec. “Although at an early stage, the XTEN technology has the potential to further extend FVIII half-life and could one day potentially become a next-generation long-acting factor for people with haemophilia A.”, said Geoffrey McDonough, CEO and President Sobi.

Partnership in Brazil to be strengthened

Sep 19, 2014 07:45 GMT Arla Foods Arla is strengthening its presence in the Brazilian market by announcing a shared ownership with its longtime partner, Brazil’s largest dairy company, Vigor Alimentos S.A.

Sep 18, 2014 08:27 GMT Deflamo AB Deflamo, developing and manufacturing eco-friendly flame retardant products, has completed the laboratory investment as previously announced; a cone calorimeter and a laboratory two roll mill. The new equipment will reduce the time for development considerably, both for Deflamo as well as its customers, and is expected to be installed and ready for use end of September.

Sep 17, 2014 14:53 GMT Fixturlaser As of September 15, 2014, Elos Fixturlaser AB changes its company name to ACOEM AB. Please note that this is only a name change. The company’s corporate identification number, addresses, as well as all company contact information remain unchanged.

We need to learn from the growth economists

Sep 17, 2014 10:06 GMT University of Gävle Industrial economy at the University of Gävle receives 5,9 million Kronor from VINNOVA to investigate how the competition in growth economies such as China and Turkey works with innovation and product development.

Aritco Home Lift nominated to Build It Awards 2014

Sep 16, 2014 15:04 GMT Aritco Lift AB The Swedish home lift and platform lift manufacturer Aritco Lift has been nominated to the prestigious Build It Awards 2014.

New Norton super flexible belts

Sep 16, 2014 12:01 GMT Saint-Gobain Abrasives EMEA Norton launches a new super flexible ceramic belt for the metal industry. The new belts, R946, feature an optimised layer of ceramic grains, on a super flexible poly-cotton backing. The combination of grains and poly-cotton backing provides the perfect balance for stock removal and an excellent surface finish as well as reducing process time during the application.

Deflamo and MKF-Ergis, one of Europe's largest plastic film producers, proceed with application testing on a larger scale

Sep 16, 2014 07:25 GMT Deflamo AB Deflamo, the Swedish producer of the natural flame retardant Apyrum, and MKF-Ergis Sp. z o.o. a subsidiary of the Ergis Group and one of Europe’s largest plastic film producers, have finished initial laboratory trials and agreed to continue testing the application on a larger scale.

A new range of abrasive film discs from Norton

Sep 16, 2014 07:01 GMT Saint-Gobain Abrasives EMEA Saint-Gobain Abrasives has launched a new range of abrasive sanding discs under its leading brand, Norton. The new abrasive disc range has a specially engineered film backing for an excellent finish in all sanding applications.

Bure invests SEK 189 million in Cavotec through a directed share issue

Sep 12, 2014 08:03 GMT Cavotec The Board of Directors of Cavotec SA has reached an agreement with Bure Equity AB regarding a directed share issue of 7,138,780 new shares, corresponding to approx. 9.9% of the total number of shares outstanding. The subscription price is set at SEK 26.50 per share and the net proceeds, after deduction of stamp duty and transaction costs, will amount to approx. SEK 187 million.