Category Archives: France

Press Releases & News from France distributed via EuropaWire

ENGIE acquires Swedish specialist of onboard communications solutions for public transport Icomera

La Défense, France, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE announces the acquisition through its subsidiary ENGIE Ineo of the Swedish company Icomera, specialist of onboard communications solutions for public transport. Icomera’s consolidation fully complements the strategy of transformation of ENGIE, the energy … Read the full press release

Tikehau IM finances Portobello Capital’s acquisition of Centauro Rent a Car

MADRID, 31-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tikehau IM, a leading pan European asset manager and subsidiary of Tikehau Capital, today announced its fourth debt financing transaction in Spain with the arrangement of a Unitranche in support of Portobello Capital’s acquisition of Centauro … Read the full press release

Dassault Aviation Chairman and CEO Éric Trappier appointed President of AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe

PARIS, 31-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On May 30, 2017, the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD) announced the appointment of Mr Éric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, as President of the Association. Éric Trappier has been serving … Read the full press release

TS EMEA to Exhibit at AEGPL 2017 with NextGen Mobility Solutions On Hand

TS EMEA will present its NextGen enterprise software at the AEGPL Congress on 21-22 June 2017, in Lisbon, Portugal Tulsa, USA, 31-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TS EMEA, a provider of logistics and mobility software solutions, announced that it will present … Read the full press release

Capgemini positioned as a ‘Leader’ in the overall NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation and Assessment Tool (NEAT) for Managed Security Services

PARIS, 30-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced that it has been positioned as a ‘Leader’ in the overall NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation and Assessment Tool (NEAT) for Managed Security Services. In addition … Read the full press release

PSA Retail France SAS: a vehicle for economic performance and social cohesion

PARIS, 30-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Last January, following discussions between the employee representatives of SCA (Société Commerciale Automotive) and of SCC (Société Commerciale Citroën), all five trade unions signed a convergence agreement enabling a common status to be created for all … Read the full press release

Neoen, Schneider Electric sign 750 MW Conext SmartGenTM multi-year framework agreement on three continents

Rueil-Malmaison (France), 29-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Neoen, the premier French independent power producer and Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, have signed a 750 MW Conext SmartGenTM multi-year framework agreement on three continents. The scope includes: conversion … Read the full press release

Coface launches new customer portal

Bois-Colombes, France, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Coface’s new customer portal and fully revamped CofaNet online credit insurance contract management tool are being launched today. With the new solutions, customers will benefit from innovative features, unique access, customised content, advanced ergonomics, … Read the full press release

Interoute opens new Point of Presence in Marseille, in InterXion MRS2

New PoP adds resiliency for sub-sea traffic joining Interoute’s network with SDN accelerated performance LONDON, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe’s largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has opened another Point of Presence (PoP) in … Read the full press release

Kapsch CarrierCom will showcase at the International Union of Railways (UIC) in Paris, May 17 – 18

Railway operators are preparing for the shift from GSM-R to a future wireless standard of radio infrastructure. Kapsch CarrierCom is the perfect partner for a seamless migration as the company will showcase at the conference of the International Union of … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding to continue managing Auchan’s inbound supply chain operations

DHL provides Purchase Order Management for more than 17,000 TEUs yearly worldwide With the contract extension DHL and Auchan will celebrate 10th anniversary BONN, 16-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Global Forwarding has secured a contract renewal for continued management of … Read the full press release

Jean-Laurent Granier will join Generali Group as Country manager for France and Président Directeur Général (PDG) of Generali France

MILAN/PARIS, 15-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — – Generali announces that Jean-Laurent Granier will join Generali Group as Country manager for France and Président Directeur Général (PDG) of Generali France with effect from 1st June 2017. In his capacity, Jean-Laurent Granier will … Read the full press release

Comment trouver un bon professeur sur le Web?

PARIS, 15-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Si auparavant, il fallait opter pour un service à domicile, ce n’est désormais plus le cas grâce à l’émergence du Web et de plateformes en ligne comme preply.com/fr/. Avec Internet, vous êtes en mesure de … Read the full press release

Airbus BizLab accelerators startups pitched their projects at the “Airbus BizLab Summit” in Toulouse

Nearly 1,000 start-ups have interacted with the BizLab over the last two years TOULOUSE, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thirty start-ups – from the three global BizLab accelerators in Toulouse, Hamburg and Bangalore – have pitched their projects at the “Airbus BizLab … Read the full press release

Planetek Italia, Airbus Defence and Space to provide high-resolution Earth observation imagery and services to Eni

TOULOUSE, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Planetek Italia and Airbus Defence and Space have been awarded a contract for the supply of high-resolution Earth observation imagery and services by Eni, the Italian multinational oil and gas company. With the data and services … Read the full press release

Experts from nine countries visited CEA facilities

In the framework of the ICERR program (International Center based on Research Reactors), a delegation of 15 experts from nine countries visited CEA facilities from April 24th to 28th.   Gif-sur-Yvette, France, 09-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The delegation was received at … Read the full press release

Alstom’s AGV turns 5: 60 million kilometres travelled and over 40 million passengers transported

Saint-Ouen, France, 08-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom commissioned the AGV high-speed train for NTV five years ago on the Naples-Milan route. Today, the 25 AGV composing NTV fleet have run 60 million kilometres and transported over 40 million passengers, providing full … Read the full press release

MEDLAB Series expands its presence into Europe

More than 3,000 medical laboratory industry professionals expected to attend the launch edition of MEDLAB Europe at the Barcelona Congress Centre in Spain Barcelona, Spain, 04-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After many years of operating successful MEDLAB events around Africa, Asia … Read the full press release

Dassault’s Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet earns approval to operate at London City Airport

Saint-Cloud, France, 02-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault’s flagship, the Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet, received approval to operate at London City Airport (LCY), one of the world’s most challenging airfields. The 6,450 nm /11,945 km Falcon 8X has the longest range … Read the full press release

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