Antitrust: EU Commission fines UBS, Barclays, RBS, HSBC and Credit Suisse EUR 344 million for participating in a Foreign Exchange spot trading cartel

The European Commission has completed its cartel investigation into the Foreign Exchange (‘Forex’) spot trading market by imposing fines on five banks. The Commission has adopted today a decision imposing a total fine of EUR 261 million on the four banks that decided to settle the case, namely UBS, Barclays, RBS and HSBC. The Commission … More Antitrust: EU Commission fines UBS, Barclays, RBS, HSBC and Credit Suisse EUR 344 million for participating in a Foreign Exchange spot trading cartel

Hexcel Partners with METYX for High Performance Carbon Pultrusion Technology

Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL) today announced that it is collaborating with METYX to manufacture high-performance carbon pultruded profiles made from polyurethane (PU) resin and unidirectional carbon fiber for the wind energy market. The two companies have joined forces to develop technology that builds on Hexcel expertise in polyurethanes for the ski industry combined with its … More Hexcel Partners with METYX for High Performance Carbon Pultrusion Technology

Irene Purasachit saw the floral industry’s waste problem firsthand – now she makes material for handbags from discarded blooms

Nearly half of cut flowers end up in the trash, never making their way to dinner tables or first dates. Florist school in London was supposed to be a dream come true for Irene Purasachit. ‘I’ve always loved flowers, and wanted to work with them – but right away I saw how much waste is … More Irene Purasachit saw the floral industry’s waste problem firsthand – now she makes material for handbags from discarded blooms

Texcare France – Your dedicated events for the entire Professional textile care sector

The Texcare France trade fair (formerly JET Expo), is reinforced by regional forums that allow local distributors and operators to come together on an entirely dedicated day. After a first edition in Nantes, see you in Marseille next December 13th, at the World Trade Center Marseille Provence! What to expect from Texcare France This unique … More Texcare France – Your dedicated events for the entire Professional textile care sector

Internationalisation Awards of the President of the Republic of Finland to Relex, Peikko, Bayer and Maria 01

President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö has granted Internationalisation Awards for the year 2021. The award for the Newcomer Company of the Year was presented to Relex Solutions that develops logistics management software. The Growth Company of the Year is Peikko that produces connectors for concrete construction. This year, for the first time, … More Internationalisation Awards of the President of the Republic of Finland to Relex, Peikko, Bayer and Maria 01

R+T 2022 postponed

Messe Stuttgart is postponing R+T, a leading trade fair for roller shutters, doors/gates and sun shading systems, which was scheduled to take place in February 2022. “R+T is the most international event in Stuttgart. Three quarters of the exhibitors at the last edition of the world’s leading trade fair in 2018 came from abroad,” says … More R+T 2022 postponed