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Speciality chemicals company Sika has been awarded the Swiss Technology Award 2019 in the "Innovation Leaders" category. It received the award for its new, high-performance adhesive technology used in lightweight construction in the field of... Read more

The European Union has made its case for the removal of tariffs imposed by US President Donald Trump on metal imports in what is already one of the most high-profile and potentially fiery cases ever to come to the World Trade Organization (WTO)... Read more

Europe will soon find itself being "invaded by robots", said Russian autonomous service robot manufacturer Promobot in a press release. The attention-grabbing headline is referring to a major contract that the firm has signed with Swiss company... Read more

Swiss food and drinks goliath Nestlé has set a target to acheive zero carbon emissions, in line the the aims of the Paris Agreement... Read more

A major supplier of diesel and electric monorail solutions for mining and battery electric mobile equipment, SMT Scharf AG says it is currently reviewing the possibility of acquiring significant assets from subsidiaries of the Swiss-based... Read more

The Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis has said that it would take a "miracle" for the EU and Switzerland to reach a quick deal over a stalled partnership treaty that has already disrupted cross-border share activity and put a strain on... Read more

The time a person takes to withdraw cash from an ATM is around thirty seconds. These cash dispensing machines have become ubiquitous in cities, towns and even villages across the world and the intuitive nature of the machines have revolutionised... Read more

Holcim Romania has announced that it is set to acquire Somaco, a Romanian prefabricated concrete producer. Holcim Romania is part of Switzerland's LafargeHolcim Group, a major supplier of ready-mixed concrete and cement... Read more

ABB has won orders worth more than $140 million from Swiss train manufacturer, Stadler, to supply state-of-the-art traction equipment for trains and locomotives in the United States and several European countries. The orders were booked in the... Read more

Oetiker is a global leader in high-end connecting solutions designed for the vehicle sector and for industrial applications. The company, continuously investing in product development, is ready to face new market trends. Read more

How have mining companies responded to the challenges of making the traditionally male-dominated industry safer and more suitable for women workers? The results of the RMI 2018 Report show, that while a few companies are strengthening gender equality Read more

In what is being hailed by both parties as a historic deal, Swiss technology and heavy machinery company ABB has won a contract with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (SWS), to supply a comprehensive power and propulsion package for... Read more

Swiss-Swedish technology firm ABB has won its largest traction equipment order in India, worth more than $42 million to supply state-of-the-art converters for electric locomotives from Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), in Varanasi. Read more

French multinational industrial gas supplier and service provider Air Liquide has announced the acquisition of two key historic players in the home healthcare business. The move further develops the company's activity in the sector and strengthens th Read more

  • Sika Swiss Tech Award 2019

  • WTO Geneva

  • ABB breaks ground on new robotics facility in Shanghai

  • Switzerland's Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis

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