Press Releases

Forestry spectacles and hybrid forwarders at SkogsElmia

Jun 04, 2015 07:00 BST Elmia AB Expertise, new products and innovative strength – they’re all assembled in the same place as SkogsElmia opens its gates in the forest south of Jönköping from 4 to 6 June. World premieres at this year’s fair include a nimble hybrid forwarder and interactive spectacles that enable forest owners to see their forests in a totally new way.

Scandic wins prestigious HotCop 2015 award

Jun 03, 2015 12:20 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic’s President & CEO, Frank Fiskers, today received the prestigious HotCop 2015 award for Scandic’s successful acquisition of the Norwegian hotel chain, Rica Hotels. The prize was conferred at the international HotCop conference in Copenhagen by Nordic Hotel Consulting and Estate Media.

Colour-coded marshalling system with push-in connection technology

Jun 03, 2015 11:44 BST Phoenix Contact UK Phoenix Contact now offers compact marshalling connectors and patch-boards featuring an innovative colour guidance system.

Chalmers offering a MOOC on sustainability in daily life

Jun 03, 2015 07:00 BST Chalmers University of Technology ​ChalmersX will launch its second MOOC on 8 June, Sustainability in Everyday Life. The course is directed to everyone, regardless of educational level, who is interested in learning how to live in a more sustainable and environmentally friendly manner. ChalmersX's first MOOC, which pertains to the super-material graphene, has attracted just over 8,000 participants from all over the world.

Innovative Beard Cap is created for the Bearded Nation

Jun 02, 2015 12:31 BST Virgin Trains Virgin Trains has launched an innovative swim cap for bearded men – the Beard Cap - which will be trialled with customers competing at the Great North Swim, Lake Windermere, June 12 – 14, 2015.

Jun 01, 2015 15:08 BST Virgin Trains Virgin Trains has unveiled a new menu for First Class which features regionally sourced food from suppliers and producers on its West Coast route. Available Monday to Friday on all services on the route, the new menu reflects the company's commitment to local sourcing and responds to customers' desires for greater choice.

"It's a beautiful day!" Every day at Hepsibah Gallery during the Hammersmith and Fulham ArtsFest.

Jun 01, 2015 15:02 BST Marcel Schreur Marcel Schreur, the original Dutch Artist, will be joining The Hammersmith and Fulham ArtsFest next week. Jayne Hepsibah orchestrated a wonderful week at the gallery in West London. Live music, poetry and art will colour up the ArtsFest in the centre of Brackenbury Village. Schreur will be live painting on Friday from 10-6pm. A wonderful opportunity to see artists in action at the Hepsibah gallery

Pluggable terminals for fast starts

Jun 01, 2015 11:38 BST Phoenix Contact UK ​Phoenix Contact’s Combi product range now includes PT 2.5-HEXA multi-conductor terminals with up to six contact points.

Scandic continues to focus on food & beverages – has appointed Mats Åstrand as Group’s new Vice President Food & Beverage

May 28, 2015 07:00 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic, which today is already an industry leader in hotel breakfasts and other areas, is now intensifying the Group’s focus on food and beverages by recruiting Mats Åstrand as new Vice President Food & Beverage.

Easy power wiring with spring-cage high-current terminals

May 27, 2015 11:35 BST Phoenix Contact UK Phoenix Contact is introducing a very quick and easy-to-use connector for conductors with cross-sections ranging from 35 to 150 mm² with the new Power-Turn high-current terminal