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Investment in Northern France : All news - page 2

2XL to open 60,000-pallet warehouse in Dourges

31 Aug 2017 | Front page, Investment

Transport/logistics specialist 2XL selects Dourges and its Delta 3 multimodal platform for a new warehouse and distribution center.

Amaris, Lille, management

Success story: Amaris Lille set to expand

16 Aug 2017 | Customer services, A region on the move, Front page

Switzerland-based Amaris opened an office in Hauts-de-France in late 2015. Ranked among Europe’s leading independent consulting groups, the company is growing exponentially.

Lille, capital, design

Lille shortlisted as World Design Capital 2020

08 Aug 2017 | Front page, A region on the move

Greater Lille and Sydney are the finalists for the biennial title, awarded by the World Design Organization.

Ball Packaging Dunkerque

Ball Packaging finds success in Hauts-de-France

03 Aug 2017 | Front page, Advanced Materials

Ball Packaging has been doing business in Hauts-de-France for over 25 years. A world leader in beverage cans, the US-based company has generated steady growth and will use innovation to maintain it.

Medical excellence in Hauts-de-France—the Facing Faces Institute

20 Jul 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition

The Facing Faces Institute (IFF) was founded in 2009 by Dr. Bernard Devauchelle, head of maxillofacial surgery at Amiens University Hospital Center and known for performing the world's first partial face...

Health start-up Japet offers relief from back pain

07 Jul 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

Antoine Noël and Damien Bratic—both graduates of the Centrale Lille school of engineering—founded Japet Medical Devices to develop a revolutionary new solution for back pain.

Hauts-de-France in London

Hauts-de-France opens office in London

27 Jun 2017 | Front page, A region on the move

Hauts-de-France has just launched a new office in Lincoln House, at 300 High Holborn in London—in a move to strengthen economic ties between the region and the UK.

nutrition, proteins, aisne

Roquette to make second investment in Vic-sur-Aisne plant

22 Jun 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Roquette—a world leader in nutrition from innovative plant-based ingredients—is set to strengthen its presence in Hauts-de-France by investing €40 million in pea proteins in Aisne.

Altimance, Valenciennes, IT, investment

Rigby Group chooses Hauts-de-France

13 Jun 2017 | Front page, ICT, Investment

Rigby Group subsidiary Altimance, an IT services specialist, will soon begin operations in Valenciennes, joining La Serre Numérique, La Nouvelle Forge and La Cité des Congrès in the Rives Créatives de l’Escaut...

The very best in fresh, local products

06 Jun 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

Meet Euralimentaire, a new center of excellence for fresh, local foods and beverages—and their logistics—partnering with the region’s Nutrition-Health-Longevity competitiveness cluster with support from...

Mars, Incorporated set to invest €30 million in its Royal Canin plant near Cambrai

Royal Canin set to modernize plant in Cambrai region

29 May 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Royal Canin, a Cambrai-based maker of cat and dog food, has announced plans to invest €30 million to improve product quality and reduce environmental impact. Upgrades will be rolled out between 2017 and...

Giroptic makes a splash with Facebook

22 May 2017 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

At Facebook’s annual conference in California, an enthusiastic Mark Zuckerberg gave a Giroptic iO camera to every attendee—and wrote a $1 million check to the Lille-based start-up.

Arcelor Mittal Dunkerque investing in performance

09 May 2017 | Front page, Advanced Materials, Investment

Steelmaker earmarks €31 million for continuous hot mill at Dunkerque plant.

LaSalle O3—a research platform dedicated to ozone applications

Pioneering ozone research in Oise, the gateway to Hauts-de-France

28 Apr 2017 | Front page, Green Business, A region on the move

LaSalle O3, a new research platform focusing on ozone applications in food safety and water treatment, recently opened in Beauvais (Oise)

Lille selected to lead French bid for post-Brexit European Medicines Agency

Lille to lead French bid for EMA

24 Apr 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

France selects Lille to lead the country’s bid to provide a post-Brexit home to the European Medicines Agency.

Stelia Aerospace has invested €70 million in its production site at Méaulte, now one of Europe’s most modern aircraft plants

Aircraft factory of the future in Méaulte

18 Apr 2017 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

Stelia Aerospace has invested €70 million in a complete overhaul of its Méaulte production plant, making this site in the Somme area of Hauts-de-France one of Europe’s most modern aircraft factories.

Häagen-Dazs plans a new production line in 2017.

New delights from Häagen-Dazs?

07 Apr 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

In 1992, US-based Häagen-Dazs began making its premium ice creams in Tilloy-lès-Mofflaines, near Arras. Since then, this General Mills subsidiary has continued to invest in its production lines, expanding...

Review of 2016 foreign direct investment

Hauts-de-France ranks as France’s 2nd most attractive region in 2016

04 Apr 2017 | Front page, A region on the move

In 2016, Hauts-de-France drew ever more investors, creating a record number of jobs.

Nestlé Purina Petcare upgrades Marconnelle pet food plant

28 Mar 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Nestlé Purina Petcare upgrades Marconnelle pet food plant

BYD in Hauts-de-France

BYD chooses Hauts-de-France

21 Mar 2017 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

China’s BYD is investing over €10 million in an electric bus assembly plant in Allonne, near Beauvais.