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3M factory - Lille Region

3M continues investing in Lille Region

29 Dec 2014 | Investment, Advanced Materials

3M group inaugurates new grinding unit to manufacture glass microspheres, creating around ten new jobs and strengthening the plant’s position in a high-value-added market.

Innovation Intelligent textiles - Lille Region

Intelligent textiles: 5 amazing innovations—made in Lille Region

22 Dec 2014 | A region on the move, Advanced Materials

Innotex—France’s only textile incubator—is producing startups with real promise, including these five innovators from Lille Region.

Wepa - advanced materials - Lille Region

WEPA rolls out new machine in Lille

03 Nov 2014 | Investment, Advanced Materials

German hygiene paper manufacturer WEPA invests in cutting-edge equipment for plants in Lille Region and Germany.

Oluem - Chemicals - Lille Region

The Oleum training center: In a class by itself

14 Oct 2014 | A region on the move, Advanced Materials

In June the Total Group officially inaugurated Oleum, a full-scale technical training center in Dunkerque—the only one of its kind in Europe. Its mission is to train Total employees from around the world using...

Realcat - R&D - Lille Region

Realcat—creating tomorrow today in Lille Region

11 Aug 2014 | A region on the move, Advanced Materials

The Realcat platform—the only laboratory of its kind in the world—is developing catalytic processes for the industrial biorefineries that will create tomorrow’s energy, food and healthcare. And Northern France...

recytech - metals - Lille Region

Are we running out of rare metals? Lille Region has a solution

15 Jul 2014 | A region on the move, Advanced Materials

With natural deposits of rare earths and strategic metals on their way to depletion, recycling is becoming more important by the day. Building on a long tradition of metalworking, Lille Region is strengthening...

materials - energy - Lille Region

Lille Region—the third industrial revolution is now

04 Jul 2014 | A region on the move, Advanced Materials

Inspired by the work of US economist Jeremy Rifkin, Lille Region has embraced the Third Industrial Revolution. Our aim? Become one of the world's most efficient and productive low-carbon economies by 2050.

Les Verreries de Masnières - Stölzle - Lille Region

Verreries de Masnières purchased by Austria’s Stölzle

21 Feb 2014 | Investment, Advanced Materials

Stölzle Glass, a European producer of high-end packaging glass for perfumes, cosmetics, spirits and pharmaceuticals, has bought Verreries de Masnières from the Bormioli Rocco SpA group.

ArcelorMittal - Dunkerque - steelmaker - investment - Lille Region

ArcelorMittal to invest €92 M in Dunkerque facility

20 Nov 2013 | Investment, Advanced Materials

For over two decades, ArcelorMittal’s Dunkerque plant has kept its technological edge and now has the highest production capacity of any Group site in France. The Dunkerque facility—a key element in the...

Rio Tinto Alcan - Aluminium Dunkerque - electrolytic cell - Lille Region

Inauguration of a new electrolytic cell at Aluminium Dunkerque

31 Oct 2013 | Investment, Advanced Materials

Rio Tinto Alcan group invests 32 million Euros in the Aluminium Dunkerque site.

CETI - textile - innovation - materials - Lille Region

Lille Region: creating tomorrow’s textiles

08 Nov 2012 | A region on the move, Advanced Materials

The European Centre for Innovative Textiles (CETI) is the world’s newest research and prototyping center for innovative textiles—a market projected to grow 21% by 2017.

RIMTEC - TELENE - resin - Materials - Lille Region

Telene opts for Northern France (again)

11 Jun 2012 | Investment, Advanced Materials

Telene, a subsidiary of Japan’s Rimtec, expands its Technical Center in Bondues

IFMAS - French Institute of Agro-Based Materials - research - Lille Region

IFMAS labelling: innovative materials produced from plant-based resources

12 Mar 2012 | A region on the move, Advanced Materials

Regional research strengthened by the labelling of IFMAS