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Rafaut, Aeronautics, Investment, Valenciennes, Hauts-de-France

Rafaut opens a next-generation factory in Valenciennes

30 Oct 2018 | Front page, Mobility

The aeronautics sector has been constantly growing in Hauts-de-France. And for good reason, after Safran’s new location in Rosult and SKF’s development in Rouvignies, Rafaut is investing €20M to create a new...

CGI, Retail, Innovation, Technology, home of the future, Lille, Hauts-de-France

CGI: The store of the future in the heart of Lille

19 Oct 2018 | Front page, ICT

A close relationship, personalized offering, time savings… With its full-scale store of the future, Canada-based CGI is helping to create a unified buying process for consumers. Explanations.

Hauts-de-France

Lots of buzz online about the Hauts-de-France Region

05 Oct 2018 | Front page, A region on the move

The Hauts-de-France Region has been the subject of a digital communication campaign aimed at European business leaders since mid-July. After ten weeks of broadcasting on social networks, the time has come to...

Maroquinerie Thomas, Luxury, Arras, Hauts-de-France

Maroquinerie Thomas is investing €6M in a factory in Arras

03 Oct 2018 | Front page, Investment

Leading European luxury goods subcontractor Maroquinerie Thomas has chosen Hauts-de-France for its future manufacturing site, with plans to invest €6M and create more than 250 jobs within the next four years....

BASF, Agri-Production, Gravelines, Hauts-de-France

BASF invests €1M on its Gravelines site

26 Sep 2018 | Front page, Advanced Materials

BASF Agri-Production is a subsidiary of the German group BASF, which produces most of the crop protection products marketed by BASF France’s Agro division. The Gravelines plant is expanding its production...

investment, EcoPhos, Aliphos

EcoPhos reinvests €35 million back into Hauts-de-France

17 Sep 2018 | Front page, Investment

With the first EcoPhos factory in Dunkirk now up and running, the Belgian phosphate company is already planning to open a second one!

Decathlon inland waterway

Decathlon tests an inland waterway service between Duisburg and Delta 3

06 Sep 2018 | Front page, Green Business

After covering more than 10,000 km by train from China, Decathlon is diving into inland water transport to move its containers between Germany and Hauts-de-France.

IBM 2018 Hauts-de-France attractiveness

Hauts-de-France ranked France’s #1 region according to IBM

06 Sep 2018 | Front page, A region on the move

According to the annual study by IBM Global Business Services, the Hauts-de-France Region is the top region for foreign investments in France.

intelligence gathering, free tool, innovation

Innosphère: shared innovation monitoring platform

07 Aug 2018 | Front page, A region on the move

Innosphère is a platform from CCI Hauts-de-France that makes it easy to access information about innovation in the Region.

refresco, agrifood, hauts-de-france

Start of work for Refresco in Hauts-de-France

31 Jul 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Following the €97 million investment announced at the start of the year, work to construct a new Refresco manufacturing unit in Nord (Le Quesnoy) has begun!

innovation, agriculture, Hauts-de-France

AgriLab: Agriculture 2.0 in Hauts-de-France

16 Jul 2018 | Front page, A region on the move, ICT, Health Nutrition

Located on the UniLaSalle site (Beauvais), AgriLab is an all-new collaborative innovation centre for the agriculture sector in Hauts-de-France.

agrifood, foreign investment, Takara Foods

Japanese company Takara Foods sets up business in Hauts-de-France

04 Jul 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

For its first location in Europe, Takara Foods, the Japanese agrifood company, has chosen Hauts-de-France!

kubota, Hauts-de-France, investment

New research facility for Kubota in Hauts-de-France

05 Jul 2018 | Front page, Investment, Mobility

The Japanese company Kubota is investing in Hauts-de-France for the creation of its European R&D center. A hundred jobs will eventually be created there.

Barilla Hauts-de-France investment

Barilla invests €2 million in Hauts-de-France

10 Jul 2018 |

Barilla France has announced a plan to invest €2 million in its Harrys product manufacturing plant in Onnaing (near Valenciennes) in order to develop its new line of organic sandwich bread, a highly...

investment, Hauts-de-France, FDI

International investments in Hauts-de-France rewarded

10 Jul 2018 | Front page, A region on the move

Find out which five foreign companies were recognized in Amiens on June 29, at the Hauts-de-France International Investment Awards 2018 ceremony! A close look at the event’s success.

FEAL 2018, European Automotive Forum in Lille

FEAL returns for a 3rd event

04 Jul 2018 | Front page, Mobility, A region on the move

The European Automotive Forum in Lille was held on June 20-21, with more than 200 attendees. The return of an event that has consolidated its reputation in the heart of France’s top automotive region:...

Renault automotive France

Hauts-de-France in pole position for investment by Renault

21 Jun 2018 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

Automobile manufacturer Renault has chosen France as an industrial base for its electric vehicles. More than €1 billion will be invested by 2022, on its top four production sites: Douai, Maubeuge, Flins and...

transalley, mobility, hauts-de-france

Hauts-de-France, specialists in sustainable transport

04 Jun 2018 | Front page, A region on the move, Mobility

Created in 2009, Transalley (Sustainable and Innovative Mobility Technology Park) has not stopped developing. Review of a cluster with international ambition and its future facilities for supporting...

investment, mechanical engineering, automotive

NTN is investing €14m in Hauts-de-France up to 2021

29 May 2018 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

Japan's NTN group is planning considerable investments in Hauts-de-France: €4 million between 2018 and 2020, 10 million up to 2021 (and then 36 million up to 2031). These investments aim to modernise the...

foreign investment, FDI, Hauts-de-France

International Investment Awards 2018

22 May 2018 | Front page, A region on the move, Investment, Promotion

Come and meet the 5 international companies that have made their mark on Hauts-de-France in the last three years thanks to their investments, Friday 29 June at the Quai de l’Innovation in Amiens!