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Skien

(shē`ən, shā`ən), city (1995 pop. 48,341), capital of Telemark co., SE Norway, a port on the Skienselva River and on the Telemark Canal. Manufactures include forest products and processed food. Ibsen was born in Skien in 1828.

Skien

 

a city and port in southern Norway, on the Skien River, near the place where the Skien flows into Bohus Bay of the Skagerrak. Administrative center of the fylke (county) of Telemark. Population, 47,000 (1976). Skien has footwear, food-processing, machine-building, and pulp and paper industries. It is the birthplace of the writer H. Ibsen.

Skien

a port in S Norway, on the Skien River: one of the oldest towns in Norway; timber industry. Pop.: 50 507 (2004 est.)
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Additional information: eZ Systems Headquarters, Klostergata 30, N-3732 Skien, Norway, telephone: +47-35587020, email: info@ez.
To improve profitability, the company is considering utilizing spare capacity at other mills and transferring production from the company's weakest unit, its Union mill in, Skien, Norway.
Espen Thiis-Evensen of Telemark Central Hospital, Skien, Norway, 400 people who were screened by flexible sigmoidoscopy were compared with 399 people in a control group who weren't screened.
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SKIEN, Norway -- The International Ibsen Scholarships were initiated by the Norwegian government and will be handed out for the 3rd time in 2010.