21 July 2014

THTF to create 70 jobs in Wales, UK

21 July 2014 - The £1.6million investment by Tongfang (THTF) in its new assembly facility on Kenfig Industrial Estate, Port Talbot, was supported by £600,000 business finance from the Welsh Government, and is on target to employ seventy people by October this year. 

17 July 2014

Bell Labs Opens New Research Facility in the UK

Cambridge, UK - 17 July 2014 - Alcatel-Lucent’s Bell Labs has opened a new ‘antenna’ office in Cambridge, UK, led by Bo Olofsson. From this base Bo will head global research into real-time delivery of video to all types of connected devices, such as smartphones, games consoles, tablets, Smart TVs, and more across Bell Labs. This is the second Bell Labs antenna office and follows the opening of the Israel Bell Labs cloud research facility in May. A third location will be announced later this year. 

16 July 2014

Tableau Software Opens Office in Frankfurt, Germany

Seattle - 16 July 2014 - Tableau Software, a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, has opened a German office in Frankfurt am Main. Earlier this year, Tableau announced Henrik Jorgensen as country manager for Austria, Germany and Switzerland and Roland Freygang as new channel manager. The Frankfurt office is the next step in further expanding Tableau’s presence in the DACH region.

15 July 2014

Lockheed Martin Opens Space Technology Office in the UK

London – 15 July 2014 - Lockheed Martin is opening a space technology office in Great Britain to explore partnership opportunities with UK businesses and universities. The office will be based at the UK Space Gateway in Harwell Oxford.

General Mills Inaugurates New Technical Center in Shanghai, China

Minneapolis – 14 July 2014 - General Mills has inaugurated its first innovation, technology and quality center in China. The $15 million facility, spanning 75,000 square feet, is the first major technical center outside of the General Mills worldwide headquarters in Minneapolis. The state-of-the-art complex will focus on developing high-quality products for Chinese consumers including snacks, convenient meals, yogurt and super premium ice cream. Inside it will house centers for product research and development, food safety, food nutrition research, and food sensory evaluation.