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Investment in Northern France : All news - page 3

Häagen-Dazs, ice cream, bars

Häagen-Dazs launches mini-bars

13 Feb 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Häagen-Dazs is set to invest €14 billion to produce mini ice cream bars at its plant in Hauts-de-France, near Arras.

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.

Dunkerque Aluminium, Liberty House, GFG Alliance

Liberty House moves to acquire Aluminium Dunkerque

19 Jan 2018 | Front page, Advanced Materials, Investment

GFG Alliance—the holding company for Liberty House—is set to acquire the Aluminium Dunkerque plant in Hauts-de-France for $500 million, and the British group is already planning more investments.

animation, film, Emile Awards

Emile Awards shine spotlight on Hauts-de-France

19 Dec 2017 | ICT, Front page, A region on the move

On December 8, Lille hosted the first Emile Awards, honoring Europe’s finest animated films—and underscoring the region’s role as a rising star in the industry.

museum, culture, hauts-de-france

Louvre-Lens Museum celebrates fifth anniversary

07 Dec 2017 | Front page, A region on the move

Since opening in December 2012, Louvre-Lens has welcomed nearly 2.8 million visitors, making it one of France’s top three regional museums and No. 1 in Hauts-de-France.

investment, glass production, luxury goods

Verescence renovates glassworks at Mers-les-Bains

01 Dec 2017 | Front page, Investment

The world’s leading maker of luxury glass bottles has earmarked €30 million to revamp its sites in Hauts-de-France. First up: an overhaul of the glassworks’ largest furnace, now completed.

Vandeputte, settled in, household cleaning products

Vandeputte opens green, high-tech facility in Hauts-de-France

01 Dec 2017 | Front page, Green Business, Investment

Belgium’s Vandeputte, specialized in eco-friendly cleaning products, chose France to ramp up production with a €10 million plant.

[Translate to Anglais:] étude attractivité Hauts-de-France

Who’s investing in Hauts-de-France?

23 Jan 2018 | Front page

Did you know that one in 10 employees in Hauts-de-France works for a foreign-owned company? Download our 2017 report on international investment in the region for all the facts and figures.

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.

Croda, investment, chemicals

Croda’s long-term investment strategy

03 Nov 2017 | Front page, Investment

Specialty chemicals group Croda has invested steadily in its Hauts-de-France manufacturing site since 2006—most recently in a new production line to optimize profitability.

Lille, design, world capital

Lille named World Design Capital 2020

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

The World Design Organization has spoken, choosing Lille—in competition with Sydney—as the next World Design Capital from 2020 to 2022!

animation, Lille, digital

Grid opens new audiovisual studio in Greater Lille

11 Oct 2017 | Front page, ICT, Investment

Belgium-based Grid has opted to open its third office in Hauts-de-France—proof that Lille’s highly developed digital ecosystem is a strong selling point for animation studios.

Booking.com Tourcoing

Booking.com renews commitment to Tourcoing

09 Oct 2017 | Front page, Investment, Customer services

Booking.com has signed a deal for a new building in Tourcoing, making good on plans announced in April. Find out why the fast-growing online travel company chose to stay in Hauts-de-France.

textiles, medical, innovation

Worldwide innovation—Cousin Biotech develops pain-relieving implant

03 Oct 2017 | Front page, Advanced Materials, A region on the move

Cousin Biotech, a specialist in technical textiles for medical applications based in Hauts-de-France, has developed an implant that can replace oral pain medication after inguinal hernia surgery.

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...

Pangniu Food France

Pang Niu Food sets up in Hauts-de-France

18 Sep 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

The French subsidiary of China’s Pang Niu Food is opening a plant in Charmes, halfway between Paris and Lille —a €2 million investment in producing foods with plant-based proteins.

Beauvais home to Massey Ferguson’s global center of excellence

12 Sep 2017 | Front page, Investment

US tractor producer Massey Ferguson—France’s largest manufacturer and exporter of farm machinery—is investing in a third plant at Beauvais in Hauts-de-France. Aim: improve the site’s logistics and supply...

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...