Europe

News

SoftBank Robotics UK and Keenon Robotics Enter Strategic Partnership

Companies to develop a variety of automated and intelligent tray delivery systems to help with challenges in the service industry, hospitality, education and elderly care.

News

The Emirates FA Cup Scores for Sustainability

Chelsea in blue, Liverpool in red – but green was the colour of Saturday’s 2021/22 Emirates FA Cup Final as sustainability took centre stage (literally) with a world first recycled pitch banner. Liverpool and Chelsea might have thought they were the only ones taking to Wembley Stadium’s legendary grass on Saturday, but Veolia, The Football…

News

Kinly Announces Internal Appointment

Global AV and collaboration specialist Kinly has promoted Duncan MacPherson to UK & Ireland Services Director. MacPherson, who has held several positions at the company, assumes responsibility for further enhancing operational standards and maintaining the highest levels of service support for 2,500 clients around the world who are increasingly embracing new technologies to support hybrid…

News

Johnson Controls Named to 2022 FT European Climate Leaders List

Johnson Controls has been named to the FT Climate Leaders in Europe list for a second consecutive year. Europe’s 2022 Climate Leaders list recognises companies that have shown the highest reduction of their emissions intensity between 2015 and 2020 as measured by greenhouse gas emissions relative to revenue. The company was one of only 400…

News

PPDS to Host Teaser Event Ahead of ISE 2022

PPDS, the global licensee of Philips digital signage, display and direct view professional LED/TV products, will host an online event on 30th March for its partners and customers ahead of the ISE 2022 exhibition in Barcelona.     Open to ISE attendees and non-attendees alike, the live PPDS NEXT Spring 2022 event will highlight relevant…

News

New Self-Assessment Tool to Support Cooperative and Community Bionergy Projects

Following the International Energy Agency’s publication of a 10-Point Plan for reducing the European Union’s reliance on Russian natural gas, BECoop is launching a new assessment tool to help cooperative and community organisations realise the full potential of bioenergy projects. Earlier studies by BECoop, a project funded by the Horizon 2020 programme, have demonstrated wide…

News

ASM Global to Manage Olympia London

ASM Global has been selected to manage Olympia London as it undergoes a dramatic transformation as one of Europe’s most historic exhibition venues.     The announcement is a critical step in the redevelopment of Olympia London and will see ASM Global take management responsibility for the exhibitions and events business. The move expands ASM’s…

News

Transforming Waste-derived CO2 into Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

One of the first synthetic eFuel production units in Europe could be implemented at LIPOR’s Energy Recovery Plant near Portugal’s second-largest city, Porto. With an innovative technology configuration and design, it is set to revolutionize the waste-to-energy industry while simultaneously decarbonizing the aviation sector. An interdisciplinary consortium, formed by LIPOR (Intermunicipal Waste Management of Greater…

News

Savills IM Announces EUR 3.4 Billion of Transactions in 2021

Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) transacted more than EUR 3.4 billion globally in 2021, with Europe accounting for around EUR 2.6 billion and Asia EUR 670 million of the total figure. Globally, transactions included around EUR 2.1 billion of acquisitions and around EUR 1.2 billion of disposals, resulting in a net investment of approximately EUR…

News

Jodie Eaton Appointed CEO of Shell Energy

Shell Energy UK Ltd, Shell’s B2B energy supply arm, has announced the appointment of Jodie Eaton as CEO. Jodie succeeds Paul Hellings, who stepped down in December. Eaton, who has also worked for E.ON UK and TXU Energy during a 30-year career in commercial, trading and retail energy businesses, led npower’s Business Solutions division prior…

News

Energy Performance Certificates: Going Back to the UK’s Future?

Saurabh Saxena, founder of Buy To Let and AI property evaluation platform houzen, explains how artificial intelligence is delivering better value from EPCs in the UK. 2022 marks the fifteenth anniversary of the introduction of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) in the United Kingdom. Originally a requirement of European Union Directive 2002/91/EC and enshrined in UK…

Blog

Tackling Climate Change: Why Electric Boilers are in Vogue Again

02.12.2021, 19:18 Tackling Climate Change: Why Electric Boilers are in Vogue Again Robert Presser, vice-president of Montreal-based Acme Engineering Products, explains why electric stream and hot water boilers are the logical choice in the race to achieve net zero The threat of global warming and government-level commitments to the Paris Accord on Climate Change are…

News

ASM Global Names Chris Bray as EVP Europe

02.12.2021, 18:04 ASM Global Names Chris Bray as EVP Europe Chris Bray has joined ASM Global from Sodexo UK&I as executive vice president of European operations. In his new role, Bray, who will be based in Manchester in the United Kingdom, will assume responsibility for all aspects of the global entertainment company and venue operator’s…

News

Aramark Recognised for Sustainable Foodservice

09.11.2021, 12:06 Aramark Recognised for Sustainable Foodservice Aramark UK has received two Waste2zero 2021 awards following its successful introduction of measures to prevent and recycle waste.   The company was successful in winning the Best Recycling Project Award and the Best Waste Project Communication & Stakeholder Engagement Award, with Aramark also receiving a commendation in the Best…

News

Schools Achieve European GRESB Benchmark Rankings

21.10.2021, 19:48 Schools Achieve European GRESB Benchmark Rankings Two UK schools managed under a PFI contract by BAM FM have been assessed and ranked against the global GRESB Environmental, Social and Governance benchmark for real estate.   The schools in Somerset and West Dunbartonshire achieved fourth and seventh place respectively in the annual GRESB Infrastructure Asset Assessment…

News

Predicting the Return to the Office

A new report from Cushman & Wakefield considers the impact of the Delta variant and other factors on global return-to-office planning, and makes new forecasts based on declining Covid-19 cases and progress towards achieving herd resiliency through adequate vaccination rates. Many companies had been planning on a broad return to the office this summer and…

Events

Changing European Supply Chains for the Better

30.09.2021, 09:44 Changing European Supply Chains for the Better A new initiative led by Social Enterprise UK with backing from Compass Group, SAP and Zurich Insurance Group, is encouraging corporate buyers across Europoe to open up their supply chains to social enterprises. Like traditional businesses, social enterprises aim to make a profit but do so…

News

ISS Commits to Food Waste Reduction

13.09.2021, 10:01 ISS Commits to Food Waste Reduction ISS Facility Services has introduced a new programme targeted at achieving a 50 per cent reduction in food waste for clients of its U.S. food management business by 2024.   According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), a third of all food is wasted and…

Blog

Beware the Long Arm of PIPL

02.09.2021, 18:30 Beware the Long Arm of PIPL David Smith, a Partner with The Lawyer “Top 100” firm JMW Solicitors, explains why China’s recently introduced data protection legislation matters to the UK and European property sector. JMW Solicitors LLP – one of The Lawyer’s “Top 100” Law Firm Last month, the People’s Republic of China…

FM Magazine

Building Maintenance, Insurance and the ‘New Normal’

04.08.2021, 11:39 Building Maintenance, Insurance and the ‘New Normal’ Cluttons’ Head of Project and Building Consultancy Robert Burke and Ben Warman, Partner, Real Estate & Construction at Lockton, discuss the implications of the UK’s Covid-19 lockdowns on building maintenance and insurance practices. Covid-19 has caused, and continues to cause, extraordinary levels of disruption to the…

News

Bidvest Noonan Announces Senior Appointment

03.08.2021, 13:09 Bidvest Noonan Announces Senior Appointment Facility services provider Bidvest Noonan has named Charlotte Marshall as CEO for its business in Great Britain. Marshall, an accomplished business leader with over two decades of senior leadership experience was most recently SVP and General Manager, Western Europe for Iron Mountain with responsibility for operations in more…

Events

Supporting the New Way of Working

20.07.2021, 10:40 Supporting the New Way of Working With Covid-19 lockdown restrictions lifting in many European countries, Savills venture Workthere is showcasing inspirational flexible office space that satisifes our new expectations of work. As workplaces begin to reopen, many of us are looking forward to getting back into the office to see co-workers and be…

News

Facilitating the Transition to the Smart Grid

08.07.2021, 13:39 Facilitating the Transition to the Smart Grid A collaboration between Siemens and Oracle will help energy suppliers manage market wide “Half Hourly Settlement” (HHS) data processing requirements under settlement reforms being introduced by UK energy regulator, Ofgem. The automated solution leverages Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to query and process readings from smart meters…

News

WeMaintain Secures Series B Funding

29.06.2021, 10:01 WeMaintain Secures Series B Funding Paris and London based PropTech company WeMaintain has raised €30 million in Series B funding. The funding round follows the company’s acquisition of fire alarm solutions company Shokly, and allows WeMaintain to accelerate its international expansion and extend its state-of-the-art proprietary technology across the built environment.  WeMaintain’s latest…

Blog

Extending Your eCommerce Capabilities

20.05.2021, 18:16 Extending Your eCommerce Capabilities Third party service providers play an increasing role in eCommerce as companies selling online focus on their core capabilities and cut costs by leaving fulfilment to others. Many companies in the online market space are opting to use third-party service providers to extend their capabilities, rather than maintain storage…

News

Facilitating Rapid Responses to Legionella

05.05.2021, 22:38 Facilitating Rapid Responses to Legionella BBI Solutions is claiming several world firsts with its new mobile Legionella test.   The rapid, on-site Hydrosense test has been launched at a critical time as many buildings such as offices, schools and commercial properties reopen in accordance with the easing of restrictions in several countries. Using…

News

Championing Workplace Mental Health

05.05.2021, 12:17 Championing Workplace Mental Health Aramark Northern Europe is introducing Mental Health Champions as part of its long-standing effort to support employees struggling with mental health difficulties. The new champions will support all businesses that come under the Aramark Northern Europe structure in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and offshore.   Following…

Blog

Is GDPR a casualty of Covid-19?

05.05.2021, 10:41 Is GDPR a casualty of Covid-19? With a return to the workplace on the cards and hospitality opening back up, Dan Harding, CEO of Sign In App, discusses the need for businesses to tighten their security and champion GDPR whilst ensuring safety and wellbeing remain a priority. Since the introduction of the European…

News

All New TORSUS PRAETORIAN

04.05.2021, 13:06 All New TORSUS PRAETORIAN TORSUS has announced the specifications of its all-new 2021 TORSUS PRAETORIAN off-road bus for logistics applications in extreme environments. Designed to transport personnel and equipment safely across the world’s harshest environments, the PRAETORIAN is a 4×4 off-road bus based on an upgraded, heavy-duty MAN chassis. It is powered by…

News

Chris Garside Joins Aramark

28.04.2021, 12:00 Chris Garside Joins Aramark Chris Garside, the former CEO of Compass Group UK and Ireland, has been appointed as Head of Sales and Business Development by Aramark International with effect from May 17. Garside comes to Aramark following a successful career with Compass Group. As a member of the Executive Board of Compass…

News

Carel Adds European Manufacturing Capacity

19.04.2021, 13:27 Carel Adds European Manufacturing Capacity Carel has announced a 5,200 sq. metre expansion of its Labin site in Croatia which serves as the headquarters of its subsidiary in the Adriatic.   The new plant responds to a requirement for more flexible production capacity across Europe – and particularly in Eastern Europe where Carel…

Back to top button

We've noticed you are using an ad blocker

Advertising helps bring you fresh independent content. Please disable the adblock plugin or settings in your web browser to access the content you are trying to reach on www.fmindustry.com.