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2013-09-20 08:28:15

ESPOO, Finland, September 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Finnish, leading Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment manufacturer Picosun Oy receives a 5.4 million euro capital investment from Finnish investors. The investor group consists of long-term entrepreneurs and capital investors Mr. Hannu Turunen and Mr. Ilkka Hiidenheimo, who have e.g. founded the successful network security company Stonesoft Oyj. The 130 years old family company R.Ruth Oy, based in Jyvaskyla, Finland, is...

2013-09-13 04:21:54

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, September 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - OP-Pohjola Chooses Equens as Partner for Card Processing Equens was elected by the Finnish OP-Pohjola Group as new card processing partner. Both parties signed a long-lasting contract for card services. It is highly exceptional that a bank actually acts upon the SEPA European level playing field by switching from processor. With OP-Pohjola as new client for card-related processing services Equens will create...

2013-09-10 11:06:06

Scotland and other nations to set target year for ending tobacco use As the Tobacco End Game conference takes place in New Delhi, India, this week, The World Heart Federation today calls on countries worldwide to follow the example set by nations such as Finland, New Zealand, and Scotland to set a target year to end tobacco use in their populations. Ending tobacco use in this sense means reducing population smoking levels to 5% or below, as well as implementing further measures in the...

2013-09-10 04:23:01

TURKU, Finland, September 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New innovation provides Internet superhighway and guarantees smooth customer experience for Wi-Fi, Ethernet and coaxial in-home networks At IBC2013, Asheridge Communications, a member of the international Teleste Group, specialised in broadband video and data communication systems and services, will introduce echoBox Wi-Fi, a next generation home networking adapter that takes care of any conditions in a home network and...

2013-09-10 00:21:11

BEIJING, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Finnish entrepreneurs today announced the imminent worldwide availability of fully-Chinese internet domain names in the Chinese equivalents of ".online" and ".Chinese language website" in coming months. No restrictions for residence or incorporation in China exist. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130910/NY76847) Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen received the news of TLD Registry's groundbreaking contract in Beijing during his...

2013-09-09 08:24:14

TURKU, Finland, September 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A headend platform of superior reliability with a hardware failure rate of less than 0.3% creates a cornerstone for future video services in all-IP networks and guarantees Quality of Service At IBC2013, Teleste Corporation, a leading provider of video and broadband technologies and related services, will highlight Teleste Luminato, a digital headend platform for CATV, OTT and IPTV delivery that future proofs operators'...

2013-09-04 23:23:38

Chicago Clean Energy Alliance CCEA is pleased to announce 5 of its member companies have been nominated for the Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) 2013 Later Stage Awards. The awards recognize innovative mid to late-stage cleantech companies around the world who actively support business clusters and incubators in their regions. Winning companies will be announced at the Corporate Cleantech Venture Day on November 20th, 2013 in Lahti, Finland. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September...

2013-09-03 08:31:21

LISLE, Ill., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE has acquired Advanced Elevator Corporation, an independent elevator company with a reputation for delivering great customer service in the Denver market. Advanced and KONE will be combining their elevator operations under the KONE name during the next few months. "We are thrilled to be adding great new customers and talented employees from Advanced Elevator in Denver," said Larry Wash, EVP and Area Director, KONE Americas. Frank...

2013-08-29 20:20:40

ESPOO, Finland, August 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Picosun Oy, the leading Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment manufacturer, reports breakthrough into coinage and minting market. This new application for Picosun's technology solidifies in the batch ALD tool Picosun provides to Austrian Mint, a European key minting customer, for industrial scale protective coating of coins. Protection of coins is one of the novel industrial application areas of ALD, and it is a great...

2013-08-29 12:27:21

TURKU, Finland, August 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - A Significant RFoG Deployment Brings Fibre-to-the-Home for the French Energy and E-communications Group SIEA Teleste Corporation, an international technology group specialised in broadband video and data communication systems and services, has been chosen to supply optical access network equipment to SIEA (Syndicat Intercommunal d'energie et de e-communication de l'Ain [http://www.siea.fr ]), a public body of...


Latest Finland Reference Libraries

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2008-05-27 14:25:27

The Karelian Bear Dog is a hunting breed from Finland. The breed is commonly used for hunting large animals such as moose and elk and is capable of hunting bear and boar as well, thus its name. The breed has never been interbred with other breeds in its homeland in order to preserve its hunting instinct. The breed stands 19 to 24 inches high and should be in fantastic physical condition. The coat of the Karelian Bear Dog is stiff and straight with a soft undercoat. The coat is...

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2008-05-24 14:34:35

The Finnish Spitz is a hunting dog which originated in Finland. It is often referred to as a "bark pointer" as it barks to indicate located game. It is typically used for hunting small animals such as squirrels, but can also be used to hunt larger animals such as elk, moose, and bears. Since 1979, the breed has been the official dog of Finland. The breed generally stands from 14.5 to 19 inches tall and weighs 20 to 33 pounds. The Finnish Spitz has a square build; it is nearly as long as it...

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2008-05-24 14:26:12

The Finnish Lapphund is a medium-sized Spitz type dog originally bred to herd reindeer. It is one of the most popular dogs in its country of origin, Finland, and has become a well-liked companion dog. The breed originally herded for the Sami, a group of people who once inhabited the areas between Russia, Norway, Sweden, and Finland. The breed was eventually standardized before World War II, and the original breed standard was set in 1945. The breed is currently recognized in Finland, Europe,...

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2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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