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Brexit, metallurgy, automotive

The EPMA opens an office in Hauts-de-France

24 May 2019 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

The European Powder Metallurgy Association is setting up shop in Chantilly (Oise <Hauts-de-France). Interview with Executive Director Lionel Aboussouan on why the EPMA chose Chantilly and its future...

WTX, diversification, investment

WTX, a successful business diversification

24 May 2019 | Front page, Investment, Mobility

To ensure its future, the WTX automotive group has successfully completed two diversification projects in Hauts-de-France, one in its original business and one in construction. Get the whole story behind this...

Durisotti, Liberty House, acquisition

Liberty takes over French vehicle converter Durisotti

21 Mar 2019 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

Philippe Baudon, Chairman of Liberty-Durisotti, explains what’s at stake in Durisotti’s takeover by the British group, how this acquisition fits into the Group’s corporate strategy and shares his vision on the...

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SKF in Valenciennes, an Industry 4.0 production line for €5M

22 Feb 2019 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

A world leader in the production of aerospace parts, SKF is investing €5 million in Hauts-de-France for the installation of an entirely robotic high-tech production line.

Renault, plant, automobile, Investment, Hauts-de-France

Renault Maubeuge: the most competitive plant in France

21 Dec 2018 | Front page, Investment, Mobility

Renault Maubeuge is one of Renault’s top performing sites in France. €450M will be invested there over the next 5 years. A strategic choice that solidifies the Hauts-de-France Region’s 1st place position in...

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...

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.

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...

lenze, industry, future

Lenze awarded the label "Vitrine de l’industrie du future"

27 Apr 2018 | Front page, Mobility, A region on the move

Located in Hauts-de-France, the German company Lenze, specialised in the manufacture of geared motors and speed variators, was awarded the label "Vitrine de l’industrie du future" by the Future...

FEAL Lille automobile

Lille to host 3rd European Automotive Industry Forum

05 Apr 2018 | Mobility, Front page, A region on the move

FEAL, the European Automotive Industry Forum in Lille, will take place on June 20-21. Register now and join top players in Europe’s automotive industry at this key event.

rail, investment, Outreau Technologies

€40m investment in Outreau Technologies

06 Mar 2018 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

Acquired in 2013 by Germany’s Vossloh Cogifer, the rail manufacturer will receive €40 million in investments through 2020.

Prysmian Draka Filéca, aerospace, investment

Prysmian Draka Filéca invests in Beauvais plant

30 Jan 2018 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

The world leader in energy and telecom cables is investing €7 million at its site in Hauts-de-France to shift production of key raw materials in-house.

Schaeffler Calais

Schaeffler set for a good year in Calais

29 Jan 2018 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

In a vote of confidence for its Hauts-de-France plant, Schaeffler opts to shift chain drive production from the US to Calais and export back to the American market.

automobile, toyota, investment

Toyota Valenciennes: €300M investment and 700 jobs

24 Jan 2018 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

During a visit to the Toyota plant in Hauts-de-France on Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed a €300 million investment to modernize the facility.

Wuhan-Dourges freight line

New Wuhan-Dourges rail link for Décathlon

09 Nov 2017 | Front page, Mobility, A region on the move

On Monday, November 20, a freight train from China will pull into the Décathlon warehouse in Dourges, launching a new weekly rail service between Hauts-de-France and Wuhan, in eastern China.

BYD France

BYD gears up for production, hiring now

25 Sep 2017 | Front page, Investment, Mobility

In March 2017, China’s BYD group announced its decision to open an electric bus assembly plant near Beauvais, in Hauts-de-France. The firm is now seeking suppliers and looking to recruit 100 staff as the...

Aerospace soars in Hauts-de-France

08 Sep 2017 | Front page, Mobility, A region on the move

The aerospace industry is booming in Hauts-de-France. With some 100 companies and a workforce of 8,500, the sector offers quality infrastructure and skilled employees to industry players that seek to do...