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Investment in Northern France : All news

New CMA CGM maritime connections at the Port of Dunkirk

15 May 2018 | Front page, A region on the move

CMA CGM Group is expanding its maritime links between Asia and the United Kingdom and Benelux markets, including a port of call at the Port of Dunkirk.

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...

IAA, tomatoes, vandevelde

Arques, top production site for tomatoes north of Paris

17 Apr 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Thursday, the 11th of April saw the inauguration of the tomato greenhouses of the Belgian investors Vandevelde in Hauts-de-France, the largest production site in the north of France.

hauts de france, textile, bayart vanoutryve

Bayart Vanoutryve is relocating its factory to Roubaix

13 Apr 2018 | Investment, Front page

The upholstery fabric specialist is leaving its Mouscron, Belgium site to return to Roubaix in the Hauts-de-France region.

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.

foreign investment hauts-de-france

Hauts-de-France ranks as France’s 2nd most attractive region in 2017

03 Apr 2018 | Front page, Investment

5,761 jobs were created or maintained in 2017, making Hauts-de-France the country’s second most attractive region for investors—and No. 1 for industrial investments—as reported by Business France.

2018 winners, Best Belgian Investor in France awards

Best Belgian Investor in France

29 Mar 2018 | Front page, Promotion, Investment

Hauts-de-France scored three big wins at the Best Belgian Investor in France awards ceremony on March 28. Ardo, Tessenderlo and Reo Veiling took the awards for Best Structural Investment, Best Investment in...

AgTech Willems

AgTech—where agriculture meets technology

26 Mar 2018 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

Today’s agriculture presents farmers with new and ever-changing challenges, starting with fine-tuned management of land and other resources. Technology is one way to meet these challenges—and AgTech can...

carambar, investment, innovation

Investments and new products point to sweet times ahead for Carambar

23 Mar 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Sales are up at Carambar, the iconic toffee stick maker based in Hauts-de-France and acquired by Eurazeo in 2016. Coming soon: a major investment program and new flavors.

Heineken, Mons-en-Barœul, investment

Heineken invests €8 million at Hauts-de-France site

13 Mar 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Dutch brewer Heineken continues to expand in France and is now set to invest €20m in its three French sites in 2018. That includes €8.3m earmarked for its largest French brewery, located in Hauts-de-France.

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.

cybersecurity, IBM, hauts de france

IBM opens cybersecurity center in Hauts-de-France

27 Feb 2018 | Front page, ICT, Investment

IBM chose Lille to host its French Security Operations Center (SOC), a state-of-the-art 24/7 hub serving companies in France and their foreign subsidiaries.

refresco, investment, agrifood

Refresco announces major investment in Hauts-de-France

19 Feb 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Refresco is starting work on a new production and logistics facility in Hauts-de-France to replace its existing plant in the region.

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.