Press Releases

Absolut Vodka changes to biodiesel

Sep 25, 2014 08:00 GMT The Absolut Company A new filling station for locally produced RME from the supplier, Ecobränsle, was introduced after the summer at the distillery of Absolut Vodka. The aim is to reduce the CO2 emissions by half from the transports to and from the plants where Absolut Vodka is produced by the year 2020. By using RME, a kind of eco-fuel, The Absolut Company expects to achieve the target by a wide margin by 2020.


Sep 24, 2014 13:28 GMT Empower Mrs Camilla Sundström has been appointed as President, Telecom Network Division at Empower on 22 September, 2014. She has also been appointed as the Managing Director of Empower’s Swedish subsidiary Empower AB. Camilla Sundström is a member of the Group executive team and she reports to the Group CEO Eero Auranne. She will be based in Stockholm.

Cut recovery times from days to hours with HYDRO.365 whey protein hydrolysate

Sep 24, 2014 08:00 GMT Arla Foods Ingredients Lacprodan® HYDRO.365, a whey protein hydrolysate for sports nutrition that reduces recovery times from days to hours, will take centre-stage for Arla Foods Ingredients at Health Ingredients Europe 2014.

Norton BDX, the new flap disc range for low and medium pressure applications

Sep 23, 2014 12:01 GMT Saint-Gobain Abrasives EMEA The new range of Norton BDX R842 flap discs from Saint-Gobain Abrasives offers technical performance for all metal removal, deburring, shaping and sharpening applications.

Alkor Drakas reports positive test results with Deflamo's flame retardant technology Apyrum. Proceeds with large scale production tests and final customer approvement.

Sep 23, 2014 09:53 GMT Deflamo AB Deflamo and Alkor Draka, one of Europe’s largest producers of flexible PVC films, are currently evaluating Deflamo’s flame retardant technology Apyrum. The cooperation with Deflamo makes it possible for Alkor Draka to replace its use of hazardous flame retardants with a solution that is both environmentally superior and high-performance.

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.