Lappeenranta looks to revolutionise construction

October 16, 2017

The Finnish City of Lappeenranta has obtained 3.4 million euros in EU-funding to use for the development of a 3D-printable replacement material for concrete and a new kind of cityscape.

Society

Elenia one of the best at CHARGE Awards

October 12, 2017

Electricity distribution system operator Elenia was chosen as the Best Distribution Brand during the CHARGE Energy Branding Conference held in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Metso wins a double deal in Russia

October 12, 2017

Finnish Metso has been chosen to deliver two complete grinding lines to Russia. The value of the order is not disclosed.

Summer congress season a success for Helsinki

October 11, 2017

Over 38 000 people attended congresses in Helsinki between May and September, generating about 50 million euros in tourism income.

Glöet seeks to add an extra spark

October 11, 2017

Special occasions deserve special toasts, don’t you think? Finnish Glöet wants to boost traditional festivities with innovatively flavoured bubbles.

Transport of natural gas is green for LNGTainer

October 10, 2017

This Finnish container technology takes natural gas transportation into a new phase with cost and energy efficiency.

Industry

Glaston receives order from the US

October 9, 2017

Finnish glass processing expert Glaston has received an order for an FC Series tempering furnace and ProL lamination line from US-based Manko Windows Systems.

Finnish Raumaster continues strong growth

October 9, 2017

Finnish material handling specialist Raumaster has delivered a comprehensive cleantech solution to China and also secured a 20 million-euro order in Finland.

Peikko increases operations in Middle East

October 9, 2017

Finnish Peikko Group has signed a land leasing deal in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for an industrial plot to be turned into warehouse and factory premises.

FIT Biotech dives into genes with Avacta

October 5, 2017

FIT Biotech has initiated a research collaboration with UK-based Avacta Group to develop gene therapies combining the companies’ strengths.

Wärtsilä makes acquisition and upgrades project

October 5, 2017

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has agreed to acquire Sweden-based Puregas Solutions. Wärtsilä is also co-operating with its subsidiary American Hydro to increase the efficiency and production capacity of a pump-generating plant in the US.