Month: December 2017

Husqvarna Group to acquire the Light Compaction & Concrete Equipment business from Atlas Copco

Huskvarna, Sweden, 28-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “Atlas Copco’s Light Compaction & Concrete Equipment business fits well into Husqvarna Construction’s strategy for expanding deeper into the market segment of Concrete Surfaces and Floors” says Kai Wärn, President and CEO of Husqvarna Group. “This step will further reinforce our leadership position in this segment and complement the recent

Royal Philips installs world’s first and only fully digital PET/CT system in the Clinique de Genolier, Switzerland

Royal Philips installs world’s first and only fully digital PET/CT system in the Clinique de Genolier, Switzerland Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Genolier, Switzerland, 28-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the successful installation of its Vereos digital PET/CT system, the world’s first and only fully

Leonardo: AW109 Trekker helicopter receives type certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Leonardo: AW109 Trekker helicopter receives type certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Newest type in the light twin-engine segment strengthening Leonardo’s position in this market for public services and utility duties   EASA Certification allows deliveries to start in the first quarter of 2018  Over 40 aircraft ordered by customers worldwide to date  ROME,

Leonardo milestone: The AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter global fleet reaches two million flight hours

Leonardo milestone: The AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter global fleet reaches two million flight hours Of the total, one million flight hours were achieved in the last three years, demonstrating impressive reliability, effectiveness, safety and supportability  The most successful helicopter programme in 15 years benefits from strong partnership between the Company and its customers, maintaining

Roche to fully acquire Ignyta for US$ 1.7 billion in an all-cash transaction

Roche to acquire Ignyta for US$ 27.00 per share Ignyta’s investigational medicine entrectinib, a selective CNS-active tyrosine-kinase inhibitor being developed for tumours that harbor ROS1 or NTRK fusions, to expand Roche’s portfolio of oncology medicines BASEL, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and Ignyta, Inc. (NASDAQ: RXDX) today announced they have

Geniaxes awarded first prize in the second Saint-Gobain Business Challenge in France

Geniaxes awarded first prize in the second Saint-Gobain Business Challenge in France Courbevoie, France, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain presented the awards for the second Saint-Gobain Business Challenge in France following the final round, held in Paris (France), chaired by Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saint-Gobain. This event also provided an opportunity

Wärtsilä secures long-term supply agreement with the Turkish company Aksa Enerji Üretim A.Ş.

Caption: Aksa Energy’s management visiting Wärtsilä’s site in Vaasa, Western Finland. HELSINKI, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a long-term supply agreement with the Turkish company Aksa Enerji Üretim A.Ş. (“Aksa Energy”) and its affiliates. Aksa Energy has recently invested particularly in Africa, where energy is in demand in several countries throughout