Category Archives: France

Press Releases & News from France distributed via EuropaWire

SUEZ: 360° water monitoring centre opens in Le Pecq (Yvelines)

PARIS, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Tuesday 4 July, Bertrand Camus, CEO Water France, and Gilles Boulanger, Regional Director, officially opened VISIO, a 360° water monitoring centre in Le Pecq (Yvelines). Packed with “smart” technologies developed by SUEZ, VISIO brings together … Read the full press release

Driverless mobility: Continental to acquire a minority share in EasyMile SAS

Continental acquires a minority share participation in the French company EasyMile, a pioneer in driverless technology and smart mobility solutions The objective is to develop cutting-edge technologies for driverless vehicles and to open up new fields of competence Continental and EasyMile … Read the full press release

ENGIE Group opens the new biomass boiler unit of Saint-Denis

La Défense, France, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — By now contributing over 50% of renewable energies to the energy mix of the district heating network of the city and towns of Saint-Denis, Stains, Pierrefitte et L’Ile-Saint-Denis, this boiler unit, converted to biomass, … Read the full press release

Carrefour and ENGIE open public natural gas vehicle station at La Courneuve in the Paris region

La Défense, France, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — By late 2017, a fleet of 200 Carrefour trucks will be driving on biomethane fuel, resulting in a 75 % reduction of CO2emissions and no more fine particle pollution. ENGIE is offering the green … Read the full press release

ENGIE Appointments: Paul Maguire as CEO ENGIE Asia Pacific; Nadine Jaudet as Director of ENGIE Global Business Support

La Défense, France, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Paul Maguire is appointed as Chief Executive Officer ENGIE Asia Pacific, from June 1st. He succeeds Jan Flachet, who is retiring. Nadine Jaudet is appointed as Director of ENGIE Global Business Support, the Group’s … Read the full press release

Pierre Philippot becomes Managing Director for France at Logicor

LONDON, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Logicor, a leading owner and operator of modern logistics facilities in Europe, announces the appointment of Pierre Philippot as Managing Director, France. Mr Philippot joined Logicor in September 2016, as Director, Customer Solutions. Prior to … Read the full press release

Italian ship owner d’Amico Group to use Marlink’s Sealink Premium Plus VSAT

Telemar and Marlink to bundle VSAT, L-Band and XChange Universal Remote Access to improve on board IT network support OSLO/PARIS/ROME, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian ship owner and long-term Telemar customer d’Amico Group has selected Marlink’s Sealink Premium Plus VSAT … Read the full press release

Arkema business line Bostik will exclusively supply Tour de France with smart adhesives for the race

Colombes, France, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bostik, the specialty adhesives business line of Arkema, upgrades sponsorship to official partnership for 2017 and 2018 cycling events. Agreement will boost brand visibility worldwide and sees Bostik exclusively supply event organizers with smart adhesives … Read the full press release

Swiss University of Applied Sciences Haute Ecole Arc Ingénierie uses 3DEXPERIENCE platform to develop and refine its students’ engineering skills

3DEXPERIENCE Platform used for precision engineering academic programs Students learn skill sets on the same virtual applications used by industry University is part of the “Peer Learning EXPERIENCE” to digitally transform engineering education VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext … Read the full press release

Fishtail Air signs with Airbus Helicopters to cover a fleet of 2 H125 helicopters for 5 years under the HCare service offer

TOULOUSE, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In June 2017, Fishtail Air signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters to cover a fleet of 2 H125 helicopters for 5 years under the manufacturer’s HCare service offer. The contract stipulates support for both scheduled and … Read the full press release

European/NATO program to acquire Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft

Order to be placed by NSPA through OCCAR under EDA initiative MADRIDy, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Germany and Norway officially joined the European/NATO program to acquire Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft along with Netherlands and Luxembourg. The two nations … Read the full press release

Airbus: First A321neo for Swedish charter airline Novair

Fleet renewal underway with best-in-class single aisle aircraft TOULOUSE, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish charter airline Novair, has taken delivery of its first A321neo on lease from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The A321neo will join Novair’s existing Airbus fleet of … Read the full press release

Airbus SE: simpler structure, faster decision-making, less bureaucracy, greater collaboration and increased efficiency

Company united under single brand following corporate reorganisation     TOULOUSE, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) on 1 July integrated as planned its Group structure with its largest division, Commercial Aircraft. Following a reorganisation announced in September … Read the full press release

Safran Aircraft Engines: Indian Maini Precision Products (MPP) to manufacture the low-pressure turbine (LPT) guide vanes for LEAP engines

Le Bourget (France), 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Aircraft Engines has taken a significant step forward in its commitment to the Indian government’s “Make-in-India” initiative by choosing Maini Precision Products (MPP) to manufacture the low-pressure turbine (LPT) guide vanes for … Read the full press release

BookingPal annonce un nouveau partenariat avec Arkiane

BookingPal, l’un des leaders internationaux des réseaux de distribution de la location de vacances, annonce un nouveau partenariat avec Arkiane. Santa Ana, California. USA, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BookingPal, l’un des leaders internationaux des réseaux de distribution de la location … Read the full press release

DSNA, ENAV, Leonardo and Thales to reinforce their cooperation to promote Coflight on the European scene

DSNA, ENAV, Thales and Leonardo confirm their commitment to Coflight, the new generation Flight Data Processing System (FDPS) designed to meet Single European Sky objectives and SESAR They will reinforce the Coflight alliance to jointly promote Coflight by negotiating a … Read the full press release

Alstom to mid-life overhaul 23 BB 36000 locomotives for Akiem

Saint-Ouen, France, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom has been chosen by Akiem to carry out the mid-life overhaul [1] of 23 BB 36000 locomotives. The contract follows a first agreement signed at the end of April 2016 for the mid-life overhaul … Read the full press release

Alstom proud to be associated with Bangalore metro’s Green Line connecting Nagasandra in North Bangalore with Yelachanahalli in the South

Saint-Ouen, France, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom is proud to be associated with the Bangalore metro’s much-awaited launch of operations on the Green Line that will connect Nagasandra in North Bangalore with Yelachanahalli in the South, the last section of Bangalore … Read the full press release

French and Belgian nuclear authorities approved the transport license for AREVA’s new TN® MW transport cask

PARIS, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At the end of April and the beginning of June 2017 respectively, the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) and its Belgian counterpart, the AFCN, approved the transport license for the new TN® MW* transport cask developed … Read the full press release

Capgemini’s InnovatorsRace50 winner start-ups announced

Winners secure equity free funding and opportunity to become a Capgemini partner. Each also receive the Serge Kampf Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award PARIS, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced the … Read the full press release

Veolia to design, fabricate, and commission major remote waste access and conditioning system at the Whiteshell Laboratories in Manitoba, Canada

Palo Alto, CA, U.S.A., 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Veolia announced that its Nuclear Solutions entity, through its subsidiary Kurion (Canada) Inc., has been selected to design, fabricate, and commission a major remote waste access and conditioning system at the Whiteshell Laboratories … Read the full press release

Thales and Williams Advanced Engineering to work together in the field of automotive intelligent mobility solutions

La Défense, France, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales and Williams Advanced Engineering, the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to apply Thales’s extensive capabilities in digital trust and cyber … Read the full press release

Thales unveils its Ground Fire family: a range of latest-generation multifunction ground radar

PARIS, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On the first day of the Paris Air Show, Thales is unveiling its Ground Fire family: a range of latest-generation multifunction ground radar. The radar system, which is fully digital, will carry out air defence and … Read the full press release

Thales Alenia Space to acquire minority stake in French company Airstar Aerospace

PARIS, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales Alenia Space, the joint venture between Thales (66%) and Leonardo (33%), a major player in the market for satellites, scientific spacecraft and orbital infrastructures, today confirmed its acquisition of a minority stake in French company … Read the full press release

Thales unveils the world’s most advanced dual use civil/military en-route radar at Paris Air Show

La Défense, France, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On the opening day of the Paris Air Show, Thales unveils TRAC NG the world’s most advanced dual use civil/military en-route radar. Derived from Thales STAR NG, the world’s most advanced approach radar, TRAC … Read the full press release

Thales to provide the Kuwait forces with flight and mission training solutions

La Défense, France, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales has been selected by Airbus Helicopters to provide the Kuwait forces with flight and mission training solutions for the pilots and crews of its Caracal helicopters. Key Points Thales will participate in flight … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB): EUR 29 million loan for social housing in Malta

NICOSIA, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ —  The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved a € 29 million loan to support social housing in Malta. The project will benefit socio-economically disadvantaged groups by providing them with access to affordable housing. As housing … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric #23 in LinkedIn’s 2017 Global Top Companies List

Ranked at #23 in the Top 25 companies worldwide as the most sought–after places to work by professionals 2nd successive year for such recognition, up 7 places since last year Rueil-Malmaison (France), 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric, the global specialist … Read the full press release

Safran Shareholders Approve Dividend Payment of €1.52 At 2017 General Meeting

PARIS, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The combined Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Safran (Euronext Paris: SAF) met today at the Grande Arche, Paris La Défense , under the chairmanship of Ross McInnes, Chairman of the Board of Safran. The … Read the full press release

easyJet’s First LEAP Powered Airbus320neo is its 300th Airbus Delivery

easyJet is Europe’s largest customer for the neo easyJet announces new carbon emissions target of 72 grams per passenger kilometer by 2022 TOULOUSE, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has delivered easyJet’s first LEAP-1A powered A320neo which is also the airline’s … Read the full press release