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Investment in Northern France : All news - page 4

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.

The Emile Awards are Europe’s “Oscars of animation”

Lille to host Emile animated film awards ceremony

20 Mar 2017 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

Hauts-de-France has been selected to host the first Emile Awards ceremony honoring Europe’s finest animated films. The distinction underscores its international reputation for animation know-how and position...

Refresco targets premium market

13 Mar 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

A new line at Refresco’s Hauts-de-France plant will package fruit juices in cartons, positioning the company to move into the premium and organic market.

French Tech Ticket

06 Mar 2017 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

Greater Lille hosts three foreign start-ups for a year under the French Tech Ticket program.

New factory school to provide technical training for health-sector employees in Hauts-de-France.

Hauts-de-France health sector plans first “factory school”

22 Feb 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

Hauts-de-France is set to expand training options with a new school designed to produce skilled manufacturing workers for the health sector.

New Yaris made in Hauts-de-France

New Yaris in production at Toyota’s Onnaing plant

20 Feb 2017 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

Toyota’s plant in Onnaing, a suburb of Valenciennes, will begin producing the seventh version of the Yaris hybrid in March. In 2016, France manufactured 237,000 of these cars—more than any other automobile....

Belgian entrepreneurs invest €15 million in tomato greenhouses in Hauts-de-France

Introducing greenhouse tomatoes from Hauts-de-France

09 Feb 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Belgian entrepreneurs are investing €15 million in a 9-hectare expanse of greenhouses for tomatoes in Arques.

The Hub will be the nerve center for a new Amiens-based energy storage cluster.

Amiens set to become European energy storage capital

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

Greater Amiens has launched Energeia, a new center for energy independence that joins the city’s Bloc health technology cluster and its ADN digital development cluster. Working together, these three centers of...