August 26, 2019
The daily brief: 26 August 2019
Finnish lifestyle brand Luin Living has made it to the famous Fenwick department store in the UK.
All the daily Finnish business news that works: EduCluster Finland, Luin Living, Konecranes and Nexstim make headlines.
EduCluster Finland has partnered to open a new Finland International School in India, Luin Living has landed on Fenwick’s shelves, Konecranes has won a crane order in the Philippines, and Nexstim has found a significant customer for its TMS technology in the US.
Finnish education export company EduCluster Finland has agreed to co-create a Finnish International School in Pune, India, with Goenka Global Education. Set for a summer 2020 opening, the kindergarten-to-grade-five school will combine Finnish pedagogical practices with the local culture, standards and education philosophy. The partners are also planning to establish more such schools in the near future.
Finnish lifestyle brand Luin Living’s luxury towels have been added to six Fenwick department stores in the UK. The competition for shelf space in the traditional department stores is fierce, and Luin Living is currently the only Nordic brand in Fenwick’s home section. The department store chain was primarily interested in Luin Living’s signature hair towels, but, after browsing the assortment, it ended up choosing a wide range of Your Home – Your Spa towels.
Konecranes has won an order from Kudos Trucking Company for two rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes and two mobile harbour cranes. The machinery will be used at Kudos’s terminal in Davao City to deal with the growing number of containers arriving in the Philippines due to the rapidly growing economy.
Finnish company Nexstim’s Smartfocus TMS technology, developed for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD), has been taken on by Achieve TMS, the second largest TMS group in the US. One of Nexstim’s navigated brain therapy (NBT) systems is now in use at Achieve TMS’s clinic in southern California. Achieve TMS focuses on the treatment of several mental health disorders with 24 different clinics across the country.
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