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Investment in Northern France : All news - page 4

Evertree, renewable chemicals, has a pilot plant in Compiègne.

Evertree: The new branch of plant chemistry

14 Sep 2016 | Front page, Advanced Materials, Investment

Evertree, a new company dedicated to reducing harmful chemicals, has developed a rapeseed-based additive that can replace the formaldehyde traditionally used to manufacture wood composite panels. It's new....

Metal 3D printing in Northern France

3D-MetalPrint—making perfect metal parts

07 Sep 2016 | Front page, A region on the move

In 2015 Maxime Hugues launched a new company specializing in additive metal manufacturing. One year on, his business supplies highly complex parts to leading manufacturers. We asked him to tell us about...

Immune InsighT at Lille's Institut Pasteur

New biopharma start-up at Lille's Institut Pasteur

10 Aug 2016 | Health Nutrition, A region on the move

A revolutionary start-up has just seen the light of day at the Institut Pasteur campus in Lille. Immune InsighT is a biotech business specialized in analyses to confirm new drug candidates are safe. The...

C&D Foods acquires Continentale Nutrition

C&D Foods acquires Continentale Nutrition

09 Aug 2016 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

In purchasing the French pet food company, Ireland’s C&D Foods is taking its European strategy to a whole new level. Under the terms of the deal, C&D will retain 275 employees and invest €60 million in...

Valenciennes-based Rubika produces new animation

Rubika captures the spotlight—again

03 Aug 2016 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

Supinfocom Rubika, Northern France’s world-class incubator for animation and the digital arts, has proven its excellence once again, winning a new award at an international animation seminar in Los Angeles.

Philippe VASSEUR – Northern France

Philippe Vasseur accepts new role in Northern France

13 Jul 2016 | Front page, A region on the move

Philippe Vasseur has been named Special Commissioner for the Revitalization and Re-Industrialization of Northern France—the latest in a series of high-profile positions. The appointment brings new resources to...

China’s Yongsheng Group acquires Desseilles

Yongsheng acquires luxury lacemaker Desseilles

07 Jul 2016 | Front page, Advanced Materials

After more than century of producing quality lace, Calais-based Desseilles was struggling to survive when Nord France Invest stepped in to recruit buyers. A look back at the acquisition that saved a legendary...

Safran and Air France in Northern France

Aviation: Safran and Air France build new plant near Valenciennes

30 Jun 2016 | Front page, Investment

In the past, Safran and Air France-KLM have outsourced aircraft engine repairs to foreign suppliers. But now this component of the aviation industry is relocating to Northern France.

Jeumont Electric—Northern France

Defense: Jeumont Electric motors for Australian submarines

22 Jun 2016 | Front page, Advanced Materials

Following the selection of French naval contractor DCNS as preferred partner for Australia's next-generation submarine program—a hefty €34bn in all—Jeumont Electric expects to supply the main motors. More on...

Rail industry in Northern France—Faiveley’s contracts

Rail news: Faiveley wins contracts worth €60m

31 May 2016 | Mobility, A region on the move

French rail systems specialist Faiveley Transport has won a series of contracts with Bombardier Transport to outfit 355 train cars recently ordered by Belgium’s SNCB.

Logistics are big in Northern France

Calling all logistics professionals

27 May 2016 | Mobility, A region on the move

Four top global experts in logistics will take the stage in Northern France on May 31 to share methods and insights, at an event co-organized by Euralogistic and Fapics

Close ties link Port of Rotterdam and Ports de Lille

23 May 2016 | A region on the move, Mobility

Rotterdam Port Connector and Ports de Lille celebrate link-up—and invite you to a special event in Seclin on May 26.

Hospihome —the latest in the Concept Room series

18 May 2016 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

Driven by Lille’s University Center Hospital (CHRU) and some 50 health-oriented companies in the Clubster Santé network, the Concept Room initiative has just unveiled Hospihome, its latest project. This...

Croda invests in Northern France

Croda invests €18 million in Northern France

12 May 2016 | Front page, Investment, Advanced Materials

Britain’s Croda—creating, making and selling specialty chemicals worldwide—celebrates groundbreaking for a new alkoxylation facility at its site in Chocques.

Northern France a key production region for PSA Group

PSA Group bounces back in Northern France

28 Apr 2016 | Mobility

PSA Group—formerly PSA Peugeot-Citroën—is back to center stage, powered by its “Push to pass” strategy. With recovery now underway, the future looks bright for the company and its three production sites in...

OVH invests €1bn to grow

OVH unveils plans for €1bn expansion

08 Apr 2016 | ICT, A region on the move

OVH, Europe’s leading web hosting company, has just unveiled a massive five-year investment program totaling nearly €1 billion. Aim: expand its international reach and consolidate existing data centers.

Northern France IT team wins

3D Duo wins MAGIC prize in Monaco

08 Apr 2016 | ICT, A region on the move

Northern France-based 3D Duo took top honors for its video game “Epic Loon” at the 2016 edition of the Monaco Anime Game International Conference (MAGIC).

Healthcare innovation in Northern France

Major innovation in fight against pleural cancer

05 Apr 2016 | Health Nutrition, A region on the move

Lille hospital plays a key role in new treatment for pleural cancer.

AstraZeneca invests €135m in Dunkirk plant

Astrazeneca announces historic investment in Northern France

01 Apr 2016 | A region on the move, Health Nutrition

Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has announced plans to invest €135m in its Dunkerque production facility, which specializes in treatments for respiratory diseases. The investment is the largest...

McCain chooses port of Dunkerque for shifts export base

McCain shifts export base to port of Dunkerque

31 Mar 2016 | Health Nutrition, A region on the move

Canada-based McCain Foods has traditionally shipped its frozen French fries to Middle East export markets through Antwerp, Belgium. But now the potato giant’s containers will leave Europe from the French port...