Tag Archives: France

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

TSCNET: The 46th CIGRE Session to take place in Paris, France from 21 to 26 August 2016

PARIS, 16-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE) invites representatives and specialists from the worldwide power industry to participate in its biennial session. The 46th CIGRE Session will take place at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, … Read the full press release

France: 901 billion euros in business loans outstanding at end-June 2016

PARIS, 12-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Business loans outstanding cleared the 900 billion euro mark to stand at 901 billion euros at end-June. Business loans grew 5% year on year. These figures put France in the lead in the eurozone (up 1.2% … Read the full press release

La première au monde oreillette bluetooth de joaillerie pour les femmes d’une valeur de 150 000 € a vu le jour

PARIS, 22-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Les bijoutiers français ont produit une nouveauté rare – l’oreillette bluetooth de joaillerie pour les femmes d’après les croquis du designer Inna Biton, qui a devenu connu grâce à la conception des objets inhabituels. Pour … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space, Dassault Aviation and Finmeccanica welcomed the agreement of France, Germany and Italy to conduct definition study of European MALE drone

Munich/Paris/Rome, 20-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s leading aerospace companies Airbus Defence and Space, Dassault Aviation and Finmeccanica have welcomed the agreement of France, Germany and Italy to conduct a definition study of a European developed unmanned aerial system. Under the … Read the full press release

World-leading helicopter engine manufacturer Turbomeca sets up new manufacturing capability at its facility in Bordes, France

Bordes, 12-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — World-leading helicopter engine manufacturer Turbomeca is setting up new manufacturing capability at its facility in Bordes (France). After years of maturation and prototype testing, Turbomeca has entered serial production of parts using the latest additive manufacturing, or … Read the full press release

Le Groupe BPCE a signé aujourd’hui un protocole d’accord avec la BEI portant sur le financement de réseaux de très haut débit en France

PARIS, 22-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — La BEI met en place une enveloppe de financement dédiée d’un montant total de 750 millions d’euros dont le Groupe BPCE bénéficie à hauteur de 200 millions d’euros pour financer les investissements de ses clients … Read the full press release

Interxion to purchase the SFR Netcenter data centre facilities in Marseille, France

AMSTERDAM, 7-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of cloud and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase the SFR Netcenter data centre facilities in Marseille, France. When … Read the full press release

International cooperation between Ecole Polytechnique and China celebrated with the 123rd Bal de l’X in Paris on April 4th, 2014

Paris, France, 18-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The 123rd Bal de l’X, under the high patronage of Mr François Hollande, President of the French Republic, will celebrate the international cooperation between Ecole Polytechnique and China. For this edition, Bal de l’X is among the official … Read the full press release

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Caisse d’Epargne Nord France Europe to provide additional €27M for OPCI PREIM Retail 1’s new shopping gallery acquisition in France

Munich, Germany / Paris and Lille, France, 8-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Caisse d’Epargne Nord France Europe (CENFE) have jointly financed the acquisition of a new shopping gallery in France for OPCI PREIM Retail 1, a fund managed … Read the full press release

Natixis Asset Management annonce la création de la société de gestion Mirova

Paris, France, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Pour accélérer le développement de son pôle d’expertise en investissement responsable, Natixis Asset Management annonce la création de la société de gestion Mirova¹. Mirova a pour ambition de devenir, dans les cinq prochaines années, un des leaders de l’Investissement … Read the full press release

Natixis Asset Management to establish new management company named Mirova

Paris, France, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — In order to accelerate the development of its responsible investment activities, Natixis Asset Management announces the creation of the management company Mirova¹. It is Mirova’s ambition to become an international leader in Responsible Investment within the next five years. … Read the full press release

Social gaming company Pretty Simple to lease 3,500 sq.m.of Société Foncière Lyonnaise’s historic building at 6 rue de Hanovre in Paris

Paris, France, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The company Pretty Simple has taken a lease on all 3,500 sq.m. of the Société Foncière Lyonnaise’s magnificent “art nouveau” building, located at 6 rue de Hanovre in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris. This signature is … Read the full press release

Orange and Samsung campaign for children with autism to run in Orange shops across France during January 2014

Happy Faces will run from 2 to 31 January in Orange shops across France. Paris, France, 6-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Shoppers are invited to take part in the happy faces events at Orange shops throughout several European countries by taking a “selfie” … Read the full press release

Alstom Grid successfully delivered 420 kV electrical substation to Barkeryd, Sweden

Barkeryd, Sweden, 09-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom Grid has successfully delivered the 420 kV electrical substation in Barkeryd, Sweden, after two and a half years of construction. The switchyard, situated in the municipality of Nässjö, southern Sweden, will be connected to Svenska … Read the full press release

EU General Court validates EC’s decision in Case T-275/11 Télévision française 1 (TF1) v Commission

The General Court confirms the validity of the Commission Decision according to which the long-term funding mechanism of France Télévisions constitutes State aid compatible with the internal market  Luxembourg, 16-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Within the context of the reform of public broadcasting, France … Read the full press release

Safran’s Morpho to deliver high-speed CTX 9800 DSi™ explosives detection systems (EDS) to screen hold baggage at Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport in Nice, France

High-speed explosives detection systems to enhance passenger checked baggage screening capabilities  Paris, France, 15-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, Inc., today announced that Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport in Nice, France has purchased four high-speed CTX 9800 … Read the full press release

VINCI Construction-led consortium awarded €320M worth contract to execute the underground works for Line B of the Rennes metro in France

Rueil-Malmaison, France, 10-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The consortium led by Dodin Campenon Bernard (VINCI Construction) and including GTM Ouest and Botte Fondations, both subsidiaries of VINCI Construction France, as well as Spie Batignolles TPCI, Spie Fondations and Legendre Génie Civil, has been … Read the full press release

EU at G20 Summit: restore global confidence, sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and fight against tax avoidance worldwide

04-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Improving confidence in the global economy, making decisive progress on the way to sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and stepping up the fight against tax avoidance and evasion worldwide: these should be amongst the main results … Read the full press release

Bosch Packaging Technology announced it completed Tecsor Machines et Systèmes S.A.S. acquisition

Entry into PET blow-molding technology Anti-trust authorities grant approval Strategically complements acquisition of Ampack GmbH in 2012 Addition to portfolio of product division Liquid Food Meyreuil / Waiblingen, 04-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Bosch Packaging Technology, a leading supplier of process and packaging … Read the full press release

GDF SUEZ – EDP Renewables consortium selected AREVA as the exclusive turbine supplier for the 2nd offshore wind call for tender in France

02-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ —  AREVA has been selected by the consortium of GDF SUEZ – EDP Renewables as the exclusive turbine supplier for the second offshore wind call for tender in France. This call for tender plans for the installation … Read the full press release

Veolia and EDF subsidiary Dalkia announced it’s the first energy services company in France to receive ISO 50001 certification for energy management

24-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Dalkia has confirmed its position as leader in energy efficiency by becoming the first energy services company in France to receive ISO 50001 certification for energy management. The award of this international standard, which concerns energy management … Read the full press release

FATF President Vladimir Nechaev keynote address at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering in Shanghai, China

Shanghai, 22-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Distinguished Co-Chairs, delegates and colleagues, It is a great pleasure for me to be here with you in Shanghai for the 16th APG Annual Meeting. At the outset, I would like to thank APG for giving me … Read the full press release

Luc Bretones named Director of the Orange Technocentre

Luc Bretones, previously Vice President for SMEs at Orange Business Services, has been named Director of the Orange Technocentre. He reports to Vivek Badrinath, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the innovation, technology and customer experience resources. 11-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The … Read the full press release

PSA Peugeot Citroën and Bosch introduced hybrid and electric vehicles energy management project OpEneR at RIVE 2013 in France

OpEneR: three technological innovations Part of the European Commission’s Green Cars Initiative A long-standing cooperative venture 9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — On 3-4 July 2013 at the International Environmentally Responsible Car Show (RIVE) in Alès, France, Bosch and PSA Peugeot Citroën are … Read the full press release

Alstom launched 5,000-square-foot bogie manufacturing plant in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec

8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom today (05/07/2013) inaugurated its new 55,000-square-foot bogie manufacturing plant located in the cutting-edge industrial complex in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec.  Built to serve Alstom’s needs in the context of a $1.2 billion CA ($864 million €) contract between … Read the full press release

Oberthur Technologies partner with HID Global for the use of SeosTM digital keys on NFC-enabled smartphones

Colombes, France, 28-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Oberthur Technologies, one of the world’s largest providers of security and identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies, today announced its partnership with HID Global that provides Oberthur Technologies the ability to support the … Read the full press release

Brembo reaffirmed its brand awareness at the world’s greatest endurance race the 81° edition of Le Mans 24 Hours with the 10th consecutive victory since 2004

Growning achievement of ten years of great successes, Brembo triumphs in all categories; the Italian Company has supplied 73% of teams Le Mans, France, 28-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The 81° edition of the classic Le Mans 24 Hours, the world’s greatest … Read the full press release

Sustainable aviation biofuels partnership created between Airbus, Air France, Safran and Total

Le Bourget, 24-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At the Paris Air Show 2013, Airbus, Air France, Safran and Total organized the “Joining our Energies – Biofuel Initiative France” flight to illustrate the French industry’s technical capacity to integrate aeronautical biofuels. The four players … Read the full press release

Bayer CropScience expands its global Wheat Breeding Network with new station in France

Breeding program focuses on increasing yields, addressing environmental challenges and improving wheat varieties / Investment of more than EUR 7 million over three years in site facilities / Rebuilding will double capacity of laboratory and greenhouse Monheim/Milly-la-Forêt, 21-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ … Read the full press release