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Amsterdam-based health tech firm Philips has announced that it is looking to sell its domestic appliances business which it says no longer fits with the company's focus on personal health products and hospital equipment... Read more

HYGIENE, MEDICAL & PHARMACEUTICALS

French oil giant Total has been awarded a contract by Metropolitan Region Amsterdam for the installation of 20,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the provinces of North Holland, Flevoland and Utrecht... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE, MARITIME & TRANSPORT

Dutch renewable chemical company Avantium has announced its decision to build its Renewable Polymers subsidiary flagship plant in Chemie Park Delfzijl in the Netherlands' Groningen province. Read more

CHEMICALS & BIOCHEMICALS

Société du Canal Seine-Nord Europe has named Sweco and Arcadis as being amongst the companies chosen to plan and design a large canal for inland vessels up to 4,400 tonnes, which will connect the waterways of France, Belgium and the Netherlands... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a €50-million loan to Prodrive Technologies, a Dutch tech company active in the design and manufacturing of electronics, software and mechanics... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

MX3D, an Amsterdam-based Robotic Additive Manufacturing technology developer and Takenaka, the oldest architectural, engineering and construction firm in Japan, have together developed a 3D printed structural steel connector. Conceptually, it... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Berlin Packaging has completed the acquisition of Netherlands-based plastic packaging supplier Novio Packaging Group, which specialises in personal care, pharmaceutical, food, and sports nutrition... Read more

Vattenfall is to build its first floating solar farm in the Netherlands. Construction on the facility, which will have a capacity of 1.2 MW, will begin at in late December, Vattenfall will start construction of the solar farm... Read more

The Dutch energy firm Eneco, which is owned by 44 of the country's municipalities, has agreed to be acquired by a consortium headed up Japan's Mitsubishi Corp which beat off rival bids from Shell and KKR. The deal has been valued at €4.1-billion... Read more

Dutch chemical company Avantium inaugurated its plant-based MEG (mono-ethylene glycol) demonstration factory in Chemie Park Delfzijl in the Netherlands last week. The plant is intended to demonstrate another way of reducing the reliance on fossil... Read more

Finnish technology company FocalSpec has been acquired by TKH Group NV, a Dutch listed technology company. FocalSpec will join the LMI Technologies group, owned by TKH and strengthen further its position in inline metrology... Read more

NanoSUN and EcoG have been named the winners of the fourth edition of the New Energy Challenge. The two were chosen by an expert jury from a field of more than 200 start-ups and scale-ups from across Europe and Israel who are developing advanced... Read more

The European Commission has issued a fine totalling €31.6-million to two canned foods companies. The two firms had been making price agreements for several years. The Dutch company Coroos was ordered to pay €13.6-million, whereas the French... Read more

AkzoNobel has become the first major manufacturer to launch recycled paint thanks to a pioneering partnership in the UK with Veolia... Read more

Rail companies Thalys and Eurostar could merge to form a single high-speed rail giant that runs across five countries under plans laid out today by Belgian and French state railway operators SNCB and SNCF... Read more

Dutch specialty chemicals company Nouryon has joined forces with water treatment company Van Remmen UV Technology on a novel method to address the growing concern of pharmaceutical micropollutants in waste water... Read more

Dutch 3D concrete printing specialist Vertico has teamed up with the University of Ghent to construct an optimised, material efficient footbridge. The company reduced the materials used in the bridge's construction by 60% through its concrete 3D... Read more

Berlin Packaging LLC has announced that it is to acquire Vincap BV & Adolfse Packaging BV thereby assisting in its programme of expansion in Europe... Read more

Amsterdam is the largest city in the Netherlands, with a population of 2.4 million. The city is also one of Europe's leading tourist destinations, attracting around 6 million people a year. Amsterdam’s oldest quarter, the medieval centre, is very... Read more

The Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group has entered into an agreement to acquire BENTELER Distribution, a division of BENTELER International AG with an annual turnover of about €750-million (2018). This strategic acquisition will provide Van Leeuwen... Read more

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  • Avantium announces new flagship renewable polymers plant

  • Prodrive Technologies

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