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Europe’s third-largest insurer aims to expand in parts of Asia and Latin America, particularly Argentina and Brazil, although most of its future growth will be organic, Chief Executive Philippe Donnet said in an Italian newspaper on Monday.
Vipal Rubber, one of the world’s leading tire retread manufacturers and the leader in Latin America, has prepared some news for The Tire Cologne, a trade show that takes place between May 29 and June 1 in Cologne, Germany.
We’ve all heard of Nokia and its reliable mobile handsets in the past, but in 2018, Nokia’s developments are not all about cell phones. The Finnish telecom firm along with OSIsoft is joining hands with blockchain-based data sharing marketplace Streamr.
Siemens Gamesa has inaugurated a new Gamesa Electric technology and manufacturing centre in the Madrid town of San Fernando de Henares. As a result, the company has expanded and upgraded the facilities previously operated in Coslada, evidencing its clear-cut strategic commitment to technology development and innovation.
Today the supply chain environment, and consequently the consumer and retail industry, are facing different challenges than in the past. Sourcing has become global, distances longer and the economy more fragile.
Tesla Supercharger for city centers Enlarge Photo Tesla is continuing to expand its network of Superchargers rapidly as the Model 3 electric car rolls out. The EPA inspector general believes more can be done to improve emission testing.
Tumi inaugurated on Thursday its second store in Milan, which is a step in the brand's ambitious retail expansion plan. This kicked off after Samsonite International acquired Tumi for $1.8 billion in March 2016.“In 2017, we opened 12 new stores in Europe in key locations, including Paris’ Avenue des Champs-Élysées, London’s Covent Garden, Stockholm, Madrid, Moscow and Istanbul,” said Samsonite Europe president Arne Borrey.
Money transfer company TransferGo has raised $10m in Series B funding to expand across the globe. The company, based in London, has raised $20.6m to date. Daumantas Dvilinskas, the CEO of TransferGo,said: “European FinTech startup ecosystem is really dynamic and has a lot of growth potential.
British lifestyle brand Carlton London is eyeing India to position itself as the most comfortable and stylish footwear brand. It aims to provide affordable fashion for all, which is up to the ongoing trends and styles.
Swedish furniture giant Ikea is poised to expand into South America, with stores planned in at least three countries in the region. The flat-packing firm will open at least nine stores across Chile, Colombia and Peru over a ten-year period, as well as making internet shopping available in the nations.
Linsco, the Nottingham-based recruitment company with offices across the UK, is set to expand into Sheffield as it celebrates its 40th anniversary.
Siemens Gamesa has inaugurated a new renewable energy testing and manufacturing center in Madrid. The company has expanded and upgraded facilities previously operated in Coslada, Madrid. Located in the municipality of San Fernando de Henares, the new facility is “ready to tackle the technologies of the future,” says Siemens Gamesa.
Salesforce has announced plans to expand its UK datacentre footprint without increasing its carbon footprint, claiming its second UK facility will run on 100% renewable energy. The new datacentre will open for business in 2019, Andrew Lawson, Salesforce’s executive vice president and UK general manager, confirmed this week.
Kevin Durant's 11th signature Nike sneaker, the Nike KD11, will reportedly make it's retail debut on June 18th in a black and grey colorway. The kicks feature a one piece Flyknit construction, a sock-like fit with an exaggerated pull tab and Nike's React foam cushioning in the midsole as well as a full length Zoom Air unit.
Lonza Consumer Nutrition & Health is opening a new manufacturing facility in the U.S. According to the company, the Greenwood, South Carolina, facility will add 50,000 sq ft of manufacturing space to its existing specialty ingredients production capabilities.
Croatian general commercial print service provider Grafoprojekt is embracing new production opportunities after investing in Europe’s first Ricoh Pro T7210 UV flatbed solution, supplied by Ricoh partner Eurocop. The 100 square metres per hour Greenguard certified system has allowed the operation to explore new markets and win new business.
Parker Bioscience will expand laboratory, cleanroom, office, and warehouse facilities at its Birtley, UK manufacturing site. Parker Bioscience will undertake a multi-million-dollar phased-investment program throughout the remainder of 2018 to expand laboratory, cleanroom, office, and warehouse facilities at its Birtley, UK manufacturing site, the company announced on May 16, 2018.
Gogo has opened a new logistics hub in Amsterdam to support its growing customer basis in Europe. The Amsterdam logistics hub is already in operation and is being managed in partnership with Kuehne and Nagel, a global transport and logistics company based in Switzerland.
Exertis is plotting to spread out further into Europe both through its Hammer business and potential acquisitions, according to UK MD Gerry O'Keeffe. O'Keeffe (pictured) was speaking to CRN after Exertis' parent company DCC published its financial results, with Exertis seeing revenue top £3bn in its last financial year.
During the years following the financial crisis of 2008, an ongoing story line in the recycling industry was the idling of auto shredding plants in Europe, North America and other nations with developed economies. The boom years from 2002 to mid-2008 had clearly resulted in more metals shredding capacity than was sustainable.
The opening ceremony of a new representative office of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) took place in New York on Wednesday, May 16, according to an announcement on the central bankʼs website. After Paris, Rome and Hamburg, it is the fourth such office opened by the MNB abroad.
Amazon.com, Inc. on May 16 announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Tucson, creating more than 1,500 full-time jobs with competitive hourly wages and a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, 401(k) and company stock awards starting on day one.
T-Mobile Austria and Huawei have opened their first joint store in Vienna, in the main shopping street Mariahilfer Strasse. The store's total floor area is 200 square metres. On the occasion of the opening of the store, customers can benefit from an introductory promotion from 17 to 25 May.
UK-based independent corrugated packaging producer Cepac has invested £2m for the expansion of its Rawcliffe site in East Yorkshire, to increase its speciality offering to the market. The company made the investment to expand production area by 35,000ft², allowing installation of new equipment to increase the site’s specialty offering to the market, and improve workflow.