Showing 1-15/58 articles from July 2010

Fri, 30 Jul, 2010:

Metso receives new orders from China and Russia

Metso has received two significant orders to China and Russia. The company received a 10 million euro chemi-mechanical pulping line order from Chenzhou Yunong Paper Co. Ltd in China, and another order for a lime calcining system for OJSC Novolopetsk Steel in Russia. Metso will supply a new bleached chemi-mechanical pulping (CTMPc) line to... Read more

Greater safety around the home

Safera Oy brings safety to the home. And the cooker hoods and extractors the company has developed to address today’s demands have already caught the eye of the international consumer. The company has been awarded the Swedish fire safety Brandsäkert Hem mark. Product development began in 2006 following a tip by a Finnish insurance company that... Read more

Cimcorp acquires the Canadian RMT Robotics Ltd.

Specialist in robotic material handling solutions, Cimcorp has acquired the Canadian RMT Robotics Ltd. According to Cimcorp the goal of the company acquisition is to increase the company’s competitive scope of supply on the North American and European automation markets, beside the Asian market. The Canadian company located in the greater... Read more

Thu, 29 Jul, 2010:

MAP delivers radioactive medicines around the world like lightning

The Jyväskylä company MAP Medical often finds itself working against the clock. The radioactive medicines it manufactures have to be delivered within hours to those who need them. Fast delivery is essential of these products is essential as their half life gives them a very limited lift cycle. MAP Medical’s offices are right beside Jyväskylä’s... Read more

Kilke jamboree takes over Evo Youth Camping Center

Kilke jamboree has started at Evo youth camping center near the city of Hämeenlinna. Over 10 000 scouts will take part in the international camp, which lasts for a week. In addition to the Finnish scouts also about 600 international scouts from 30 different countries will attend the camp.   Kilke is the sixth Finnish jamboree. The previous... Read more

Consumers’ confidence in the Finnish economy strengthened

The sunny month of July has brought sunshine also to consumers’ confidence in the Finnish economy. According to Statistic Finland’s Consumer Survey consumers’ confidence in the economy was clearly better in July than the long-term average, and the strongest in three years. The consumer’s confidence indicator stood at 19.1 in July, while in... Read more

Wed, 28 Jul, 2010:

Vaadin develops software on an open source basis

The Turku-based software company Vaadin Ltd is a rather different sort of business within its field.  Basing its production on open source code, Vaadin makes use of a global network of users in developing its products. In practice, open source code means that the results of the company’s web program production work is in the public domain and... Read more

Steam of Life showcased in the United States

The award-winning Finnish documentary film 'Steam of Life' (Miesten vuoro) has been chosen as the only Nordic movie to be showcased at the DocuWeeks event held in the United States. The film will be shown in Los Angeles and New York on 30.7.-19.8. DocuWeeks is a public theatrical exhibition of new documentary films, where all the showcased... Read more

Hitura nickel mine restarts

The operations of Hitura nickel mine have been restarted, reports the Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE. During the summer test mining and equipment testing have been carried out at the mine, which was closed in 2008. Vesa-Jussi Penttilä, the CEO of the mine’s owner, Belvedere Mining Oy, reported that Hitura’s nickel production can now be... Read more

Tue, 27 Jul, 2010:

Metso delivers a crushing and screening system to Australia

Finnish technology group Metso will supply a complete crushing and screening system to Mount Gibson Iron, Australia’s leading hematite iron ore producer. The value of the order is nearly 10 million euro. In addition to the equipment, the order includes the new plant’s engineering, installation and project management. The capacity of the new... Read more

Ring 1 Project in Leppävaara receives international distinction

The Improvement Project Ring 1 in Leppävaara has been awarded in the International Business Awards (IBA) competition.   The project was selected as the number one Communications and PR campaign of the year 2010. PR agency AC-Sanafor has been in charge of the communications of Ring 1 roadworks since 2007. AC-Sanafor was also selected as a... Read more

Finnish banks have strong capital adequacy and resilience to risks

Three major Finnish banks that took part in the European Union stress exercise test for the banking sector, achieved good results. The Finnish participants included OP-Pohjola group, Nordea bank group and Sampo Bank. Nordea and Sampo were included in the exercise as part of their parent groups. OP-Pohjola group’s capital adequacy is highly... Read more

Lappset brings children and adults together through play

Lappset Oy from Rovaniemi is a real expert in the field of play. This company takes play seriously and has been manufacturing playground equipment for 40 years now. Today, playground and outdoor equipment manufactured by Lappset puts a smile on the faces of children and parents in 40 different countries. – Our aim at Lappset is to make outdoor... Read more

Mon, 26 Jul, 2010:

Konecranes delivers five RTG cranes to the island of Sumatra

In June 2010, Konecranes received an order for five rubber tired gantry (RTG) cranes from the Indonesian state-owned terminal operator Pelindo 1. The cranes will be delivered to Belawan International Container Terminal, ‘BICT’, owned by Pelindo 1. BICT is located in the city of Medan on the west end of the Malacca strait, along main... Read more

Outdoor clothing from out of the wilderness

Outdoor textile manufacturer Sasta tests its products under authentic conditions. With its headquarters in the middle of the wilderness around Nurmes in North Karelia, the company has been manufacturing high quality, well designed textiles for outdoor and hunting use already for the past forty years. - Our operation brings together a long... Read more
Showing 1-15/58 articles from July 2010