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Press Releases & News from France distributed via EuropaWire

Safran Electrical & Power to maintain Airbus A320 and A330 electrical equipment as part of maintenance agreement with Turkish Technic Inc.

MRO Americas Aviation Week, Orlando, U.S.A., 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Electrical & Power signed a contract with Turkish Technic Inc., the leading MRO in its region, to maintain electrical equipment in the Airbus A320 and A330 airplane operators in … Read the full press release

Safran and Prodways Group to develop additive manufacturing (3D printing) materials and processes

PARIS, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran and Prodways Group announced today that they are teaming up to develop additive manufacturing (3D printing) materials and processes. As part of this collaboration, Safran Corporate Ventures is taking a stake in Prodways, one … Read the full press release

Arkia Israeli Airlines selects CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine to power four A321neo aircraft

Will take delivery beginning in 2018 Becomes CFM’s newest customer WEST CHESTER, Ohio, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkia Israeli Airlines (Arkia) has selected CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine to power four A321neo (new engine option) aircraft. The valArkia Israeli Airlines, CFM … Read the full press release

Safran Landing Systems’ wheels and carbon brakes for Canadian airline WestJet’s 737 MAX airplanes

Canadian airline WestJet has chosen wheels and carbon brakes from Safran Landing Systems to outfit its entire fleet of Boeing 737 MAX twinjets (65 aircraft currently on firm order). MRO Americas, Orlando, FL, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The wheels and … Read the full press release

AXA IM – Real Assets, Klépierre complete extension and renovation of the Val d’Europe shopping centre in Marne-la-Vallée

PARIS, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real assets investment and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, together with Klépierre, has completed its latest … Read the full press release

Airbus: Asiana Airlines the 12th airline to operate the world’s most efficient twin engine widebody airliner

TOULOUSE, 27-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Asiana Airlines of South Korea has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the 12th airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner. Asiana’s A350-900 is configured with a three class … Read the full press release

Orange, TIP, Facebook to support network infrastructure startups

As a member of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP),  Facebook and Orange launches new Orange Fab France “Telecom Track” accelerator specifically designed to support startups focused on network infrastructure development. Selected startups to be mentored through Orange with access to … Read the full press release

Arkema: price increase for Bisperoxide and for Bisperoxide formulations in EMEA and Asia

COLOMBES, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkema will increase in Europe, Middle-East, Africa and Asia, its prices for Bisperoxide and for Bisperoxide formulations sold under Luperox®, Retic® and Vulcup® brands by 5 % on May 1st, 2017, or as contracts allow. The … Read the full press release

Arkema: new specialty molecular sieve capacity at the Honfleur plant

COLOMBES, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thierry Le Hénaff, Arkema Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, inaugurates the new specialty molecular sieve capacity at the Honfleur plant today. This new plant will enable the Group to support its customers’ growth in the … Read the full press release

Safran Identity & Security’s Brazil Plant Awarded Highest Certification For Secure Document Printing

PARIS, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Identity & Security (ex Morpho), a global leader in identity and security solutions, has been awarded the Intergraf* ISO 14298 certification for its production facility in Taubaté, Brazil. This certification specifies the highest possible security … Read the full press release

South Korea is Safran’s First Customer Support Contract in Asia

BORDES, France, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Helicopter Engines is proud to announce the signing of its first support contract in South Korea with Aero Peace. This 5Star Plans Business agreement will cover the Arriel 1D1 engine powering Aero Peace’s AS350B2. … Read the full press release

ICADE Sante Acquires Two Clinics

PARIS, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Icade Santé (56.5% owned by Icade) acquired two clinics on April 12 and 13, 2017, respectively: the Ormeau MSO polyclinic in Tarbes (Hautes-Pyrénées) from the Médipôle Partenaires group, for a total of €43 million (including duties), … Read the full press release

CFM LEAP-1B Boeing 737 Max 9 Successfully Completes More than 2-Hour First Flight

Engines performed very well SEATTLE, Washington, U.S.A., 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Boeing [NYSE: BA] 737 MAX 9, powered by advanced LEAP-1B engines, today successfully completed a two-hour, 42- minute first flight, taking off from Renton Field in Renton, Washington, at 10:53 … Read the full press release

Solar Project in India Awarded to ENGIE

La Défense, France, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a very competitive bid in India, ENGIE – through its subsidiary Solairedirect India – was awarded yesterday a solar project of a total capacity of 338 MWp [1]. ENGIE proposed the most competitive … Read the full press release

A 50-Year Energy Management Contract with The Ohio State University Has been Secured by ENGIE and Axium

ENGIE (50%) and Axium Infrastructure US (50%) have won a 50-year concession valued at $1.165 billion USD to address The Ohio State University’s energy sustainability goals for its 485-building campus in Columbus, Ohio, one of the largest university campuses in … Read the full press release

InnovatorsRace50 Top Ten Finalists Announced

Finalist start-ups compete to secure equity free funding and opportunity to become a Capgemini partner PARIS, 17-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced the ten finalists of its InnovatorsRace50, a worldwide … Read the full press release

New Leadership Appointments in Capgemini

PARIS, 17-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today confirmed a number of Group leadership appointments. Jean-Philippe Bol, formerly Deputy Head of Application Services Two1 becomes Head of the Cloud Infrastructure Services Strategic Business Unit, … Read the full press release

Capgemini To Acquire the North American Business of Ciber Inc for a total price of $50M

Paris and Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., 17-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini and Ciber Inc. (“Ciber”) today announced that they have entered into an agreement pursuant to which Capgemini will acquire the North American operations of Ciber, for a total price of $50 … Read the full press release

FaHyence Project Gets Commission for First Hydrogen Refueling Station in France

La Motte-Fanjas (France), 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 11 April 2017, the hydrogen refueling station of the FaHyence project was officially commissioned in the presence of Mr. Roland Roth, President of the Communauté d’agglomération Sarreguemines Confluences (CASC) and Didier Vaucois, the … Read the full press release

Thales Awarded 10-Year Contract As Supply Chain Market of Aeronautical Consumables for SIMMAD

La Défense, France, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The French defence ministry’s integrated through-life support structure for aeronautical equipment and systems (SIMMAD) has awarded a 10-year service contract to Thales worth 977 million euros, including 70 million euros for the firm order … Read the full press release

Thales To Supply Denmark’s Defense Organization with Vehicle Communication System SOTAS

La Défense, France, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Danish Defence and Logistic Organization (DALO) signed a framework agreement with Thales concerning the acquisition of the vehicle communication system SOTAS, as well as services for the equipment delivered. Key Points Thales has … Read the full press release

Safran completes sale of Morpho Detection LLC to Smiths Group plc.

PARIS, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran (Euronext Paris: SAF) announces the completion of the sale of Morpho Detection LLC, a US-based subsidiary of Safran, and other detection-related activities to Smiths Group plc. As announced on April 21, 2016, Safran will record … Read the full press release

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets acquires Warwick Building in London from Legal & General

PARIS, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real assets investment and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, announces that it has completed, on behalf … Read the full press release

French President François Hollande visits the bus and coach manufacturing facility of IVECO BUS in Annonay

Today (April 7, 2017), the President of the French Republic, François Hollande, visited the IVECO BUS plant in Annonay, France. He was welcomed by Pierre Lahutte, IVECO Brand President and a member of the CNH Industrial Group Executive Council LONDON, … Read the full press release

Lloyd’s Register supports its strategy to build a marine and offshore Industry 4.0 with investment in ship management software provider

LONDON, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — We have made a significant investment in Hamburg-based ship management software provider Hanseaticsoft. Hanseaticsoft provides modern fleet management software solutions to optimise workflows in shipping companies, offering new perspectives on processes and increasing business performance. Clients … Read the full press release

ENGIE decided to transfer its 40% shares in U.K.-based nuclear energy company NuGen to Toshiba

La Défense, France, 05-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NuGen, the U.K.-based nuclear energy company that plans to build three Westinghouse AP1000 reactors in West Cumbria, at Moorside, is facing some significant challenges which have led ENGIE to exercise its contractual rights in … Read the full press release

La Compagnie du Vent to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of ENGIE

La Défense, France, 05-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE and SOPER, respectively 59% and 41% shareholders of La Compagnie du Vent, announce the signing of a share sales agreement by which, once the usual conditions precedent are met, La Compagnie du Vent … Read the full press release

Milestone for the diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease

Clinicians at the University Hospital Erlangen show how a new laser-based imaging technique termed MSOT can detect inflammation more accurately than current non-invasive diagnostic procedures and thereby help reduce the burden to patients MUNICH, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ulcerative colitis … Read the full press release

Alstom presents the latest development of rail signalling programme in Denmark

Saint-Ouen, France, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom and Banedanmark, the Danish railway infrastructure owner, presented today to His Majesty the King of the Belgians and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Denmark the latest development of signalling in Denmark on … Read the full press release

Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform to enable leading EPCI services provider digitize and standardize its processes

Industry Solution Experiences Integrate Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation in a Single Collaborative Digital Environment for Efficient Project Execution VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D … Read the full press release