News - Business but not only


Rockwool, the Danish producer of  stone wool isolations, will invest 250 million PLN in 2008, in the Suwalki Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) at their Malkinia plant (in Podlasie). The firm has begun construction of their new production line for stone wool there.


Duński William Demant Holding otworzył kolejną fabrykę aparatów słuchowych w Polsce. Nowy zakład mieści się w Mierzynie pod Szczecinem i został przejęty od kooperanta koncernu, również duńskiego, Soniona.


Danish Nørhaven A/S has decided to end the company’s activities within paper manufacturing through its subsidiary Skolwin Paper International in Szczecin, Poland.


The Swiss- Swedish company ABB, the power and automation technology group, will build a new factory in Poland to make standard low-voltage motors, creating about 150 new jobs.


Baker & McKenzie announced today that it acted as Polish law counsel and Ukrainian law counsel in the recent IPO of Kernel Holding S.A., the Luxembourg holding company of the no 1 producer and marketer of bottled sunflower oil in Ukraine and a leading exporter of sunflower oil, protein meal and grain.


On 4th December 2007 the results of the latest PISA studies were announced. PISA is the project worked  in order to develop a system for assessing students’ learning achievements which produces internationally comparable information.


Zone Denmark opened its first store in Poland. The official opening took place on Saturday 24th November at Blue City shopping centre in Warsaw. Zone Company Denmark A/S is one of the fastest growing Danish companies on the market for home interior.


Wednesday November 14th will be the day of Finnish-Danish job fairs in Warsaw. Everyone interested in getting more information about the job market in Denmark and Finland should participate in the fairs and meet employees from these two countries as well as EURES representatives. The event is coorganized by and Embassy of Finland and Denmark in Poland.


The Warsaw office of the Baker & McKenzie law firm was awarded in 14 out of 15 practices included in the “Practical Law Company - PLC Which lawyer?” ranking in 2007.


Finland, will be the first country which will have wireless Internet everywhere.


According to this year’s edition of the International Financial Law Review (IFLR 1000) guide to law offices specialising in servicing capital markets, Baker & McKenzie’s Warsaw office was recognised as one of the leading law offices in servicing capital markets in Poland.


For the first time in the history of the Baker & McKenzie Warsaw office as many as 5 persons were nominated as local partners. 


The Finnish Trade Guild and Finpro are now opening the 2007 edition of the Finnish company of the year award.
The Award is an annually granted recognition to a Finnish company operating in Poland.


For the first time Devi charged Polish agency - San Markos Republika Dobrej Marki - with a task of preparation of an international advertising campaign. This advertising agency has gained its budget thanks to the pitch.


Swedish Nordnet Bank will start its operations in Poland. It will serve online and telephone clients.


eurobrand2007 - Europe's first brand value study - aims to raise awareness of brand values in two perspectives, the management perspective and the economic perspective.


World’s Largest Independent Healthcare-Specialist Agency and Leading Eastern European Consultancy Partner to Provide Healthcare Communications Solutions


The divide in perceived levels of corruption in rich and poor countries remains as sharp as ever, according to the 2007 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), released last week by Transparency International, the global coalition against corruption.


CapMan’s buyout portfolio company OneMed Group will acquire the majority shareholding or 75 per cent of Hand-Prod Group, Poland’s leading wholesaler of healthcare products. OneMed Group sells, markets and imports healthcare products, healthcare equipment and laboratory products and will substantially strengthen its position in Northern Europe with the transaction.


The  campaign is a great success leading to next such projects in Poland.

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