Category Archives: France

Press Releases & News from France distributed via EuropaWire

EDF becomes a leader in battery storage in the UK with the acquisition of British start up Pivot Power

PARIS, 4-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EDF Group acquires battery storage and infrastructure for electric vehicle charging specialist, Pivot Power. EDF, already the largest low carbon electricity producer in the UK, becomes a leader in battery storage with this acquisition. The … Read the full press release

Total to provide shipping customers in China with low sulphur fuels through a joint venture with Zhejiang Energy Group

ZHOUSHAN, China, 21-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Total creates a joint venture company with Chinese state-owned Zhejiang Energy Group (ZEG). The joint venture is intended to the supply and delivery of marine fuels in the region of Zhoushan, China. Zhoushan region … Read the full press release

The Advanced Management Programme created by INSEAD and Fundação Dom Cabral celebrates its 30th anniversary

MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, EUROPE, 16-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Advanced Management Programme (PGA), a unique business education model established in 1989 by two of the world’s top business schools INSEAD and Fundação Dom Cabral, is turning 30 this year. Over … Read the full press release

VINCI Construction participates in the expansion of the Annacis Island wastewater treatment facility in Greater Vancouver, Canada

PARIS, 16-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Construction to build new pipelines for the Annacis Island wastewater treatment plant near Vancouver. The contract is via its subsidiary Bessac and in a general partnership with the Canadian Pomerleau company. The contract is … Read the full press release

European Psychiatric Association Statement for World Mental Health Day: 10 October 2019

STRASBOURG, 9-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — On the occasion of this year’s World Mental Health Day, in addition to the key messages delivered on 10 September, the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) and its National Psychiatric Associations (NPAs) join the World Health … Read the full press release

Total begins construction of a large-scale solar plant, its third and biggest solar plant in Japan

PARIS/ TOKYO, 8-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Total Solar International announce the start of the construction of a large-scale solar plant located in Osato, Miyagi prefecture, Japan. Miyagi Osato Solar Park with 52 megawatt-peak (MWp) is expected to provide clean and … Read the full press release

Un nouveau look pour Universal Pen relançant son site Web de produits de marque promotionnels

L’entreprise lance son site Web redesigné en France pour améliorer l’expérience client DUBLIN, 7-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Universal Pen a récemment redesigné et relancé son site Web Français passant de www.penseurope.com/fr/ à www.pens.com/fr/. Les clients français remarqueront que le domaine … Read the full press release

VINCI Energies becomes a major player in the energy services market in Spain with the acquisition of SISTEM Melesur Energía and SISTEM Infraestructuras y Operaciones EPC

PARIS, 3-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Energies acquires Andalusian company Grupo Solar Lighting subsidiaries, SISTEM Melesur Energía and SISTEM Infraestructuras y Operaciones EPC. The acquisitions make VINCI Energies a major player in the market for electricity generation, transmission, transformation and … Read the full press release

Dr. Kurt Lauk, prominent business leader, former chairman of Economic Council in Germany (Wirtschaftsrat), former advisor to Angela Merkel, joins Tachyum

SAN JOSE, California, USA, 18-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, Tachyum announced that Dr. Kurt Lauk has joined the company’s Board of Advisors. Dr. Lauk served on several management boards, including Daimler and Audi, and as a member of the EU … Read the full press release

Fight To Fame Expands Its Search for the Next Action Film Star to Europe

Fight To Fame Expands Its Search for the Next Action Film Star to Europe

Celebrated French studio head Philippe Diaz and financial executive Aaron Brill join Fight To Fame’s European expansion by establishing offices in Paris and Berlin PARIS, 11-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Fight To Fame, the first blockchain-based sports entertainment platform paving new … Read the full press release

Total announces launch of Arctic LNG 2 development located on the Gydan peninsula, Russia

PARIS, 5-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Total announces approval of final investment decision (FID) for Arctic LNG 2, a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) development located on the Gydan peninsula, Russia. Total has a direct 10% interest in Arctic LNG 2 … Read the full press release

Capgemini recognised as a Leader in Everest Group’s inaugural Enterprise Platform IT Services in BFS PEAK Matrix Assessment

Capgemini named a Leader in Enterprise Platform IT Services in Banking and Financial Services by Everest Group PARIS, 27-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini‘s ability to provide client-specific business transformation, innovation, and operational excellence has been honored by Everest Group’s inaugural … Read the full press release

Stylos personnalisés : Camaloon pense à tout

Afin de placer votre marque dans toutes les mains, l’entreprise Européenne Camaloon vous permet d’apposer votre logo et vos designs sur des stylos PARIS, 21-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — La plateforme de e-commerce Camaloon vous propose une personnalisation intégrale de stylos … Read the full press release

PDA Announces Six Regulatory Authorities Speaking at Biomanufacturing in Munich

BERLIN, 14-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today announced representatives of seven health authorities have been invited to speak at the 2019 PDA Europe Biomanufacturing Conference, 3-4 September 2019 in Munich, Germany. The following health authorities have … Read the full press release

Safran Electrical & Power and Boeing joint venture announces the appointment of the first woman to manage an aerospace company in Morocco

CASABLANCA, Morocco, 9-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — On July 3, 2019, Zahira Bouaouda, became the first woman to manage an aerospace company in Morocco. Zahira was appointed President of MATIS Aerospace, specializing in electrical wiring interconnection systems. In 1997, Zahira Bouaouda … Read the full press release

INEOS announces partnership with OGC Nice for 2019-2020 season

LONDON, 29-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — INEOS announces partnership with OGC Nice as the main partner of the Gym and will display its logo on the front of the professional team’s jerseys starting in the 2019-2020 season. INEOS is already involved … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Wealth Management becomes the privileged banking partner of FrenchFounders’ network of French-speaking decision makers around the world

PARIS, 29-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas Wealth Management has formed a strategic partnership with FrenchFounders to support their members and all decision makers in their international mobility in managing their assets. As part of the new partnership, FrenchFounders’ members … Read the full press release

Ivory Coast’s largest city Abidjan expands its IVECO BUS fleet to 750 city buses

Ivory Coast's largest city Abidjan expands its IVECO BUS fleet to 750 city buses

New Abidjan order includes 250 more buses from IVECO BUS, including natural gas power solutions PARIS, 25-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Ivory Coast’s largest city Abidjan to order 200 Crossway Low Entry (LE) and 50 Crealis Natural Power (NP) 18-meter buses … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters: Philippines first to order ACH160 in Southeast Asia and Pacific region

MANILA, Philippines, 22-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters launches ACH160 model in the Southeast Asia and Pacific region with an order from an undisclosed new customer in the Philippines. The helicopter will be used for private and business flights within … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel to acquire French aerospace coatings manufacturer Mapaero

AMSTERDAM, 18-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel to acquire French aerospace coatings manufacturer Mapaero. The intended acquisition will strengthen AkzoNobel’s global position in aerospace coatings and contribute directly towards delivering the company’s 2020 guidance. Mapaero was established in 1992, the company … Read the full press release

TF1 Group takes over the controlling stake in French growing label Play Two

TF1 Group takes over the controlling stake in French growing label Play Two

BOULOGNE, 10-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — France’s leading private-sector television broadcaster TF1 Group has decided on a Board meeting to exercise earlier its option to increase its stake in Play Two. Following the transaction, TF1 Group will now control the majority … Read the full press release

Total and IFPEN to accelerate the deployment of CCUS technologies, key solution for cutting CO2 emissions

COURBEVOIE, France, 9-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — IFP Energies Nouvelles (IFPEN) and Total sign strategic R&D partnership. The €40 million partnership covers a period of five years includes an agreement to endow a chair at the IFP School, on carbon capture, … Read the full press release

Egis awards double degree scholarship from ENAC and INP-HB to Ivorian student

GUYANCOURT, France, 9-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Egis along with the Centre des Métiers de l’Aviation – Abidjan (CMA) to provide scholarship to an Ivorian student with a double degree from the Institut National Polytechnique d’Abidjan and the Ecole Nationale d’Aviation … Read the full press release

New plant in Feyzin, France will consolidate Safran Landing Systems’ world leadership in aircraft carbon brakes

New plant in Feyzin, France will consolidate Safran Landing Systems' world leadership in aircraft carbon brakes

Carbon brakes by Safran in use on more than 10,000 airplanes deployed by some 500 airlines worldwide PARIS, 8-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran has just announced it is going to build a new plant in Feyzin focused on producing aircraft … Read the full press release

Arkema participates in Carbon® Growth Funding Round with US$ 20 million

Arkema participates in Carbon® Growth Funding Round with US$ 20 million

Investment to support the next generation of fully integrated digital manufacturing platforms PARIS, 27-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Silicon Valley based Carbon® and Arkema share a common vision for the industry and in a number of other aspects such as strategic … Read the full press release

Sartomer enables Massivit 3D’s first life-sized, 3D-printed model of female soccer star

COLOMBES, 25-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Massivit 3D has partnered with Arkema‘s Sartomer since its inception in 2013. Massivit 3D benefits from Sartomer’s market-leading portfolio of N3xtDimension® UV-curable liquid resins. These advanced liquid resins make up a significant portion of Massivit … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric CEO Jean-Pascal Tricoire ranked #54 on this year’s Glassdoor’s Top CEOs list

Schneider Electric CEO Jean-Pascal Tricoire ranked 54 on this year's Glassdoor's Top CEOs list

RUEIL-MALMAISON, 20-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric, has made the Glassdoor’s Top CEOs 2019 Employees’ Choice list. Tricoire was ranked #54 on Glassdoor’s list achieving 94% approval rating from employees. Glassdoor’s CEO rating is based on … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain to sell its Optimera construction materials distribution business in Denmark to Davidsens Tommerhandel

LA DEFENSE, 20-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain to sell its Optimera construction materials distribution business in Denmark to Davidsens Tommerhandel. The agreement is in line with Saint-Gobain’s portfolio optimization strategy aimed at divesting businesses representing sales of more than €3.0 … Read the full press release

PDA Explores the Transformation of Healthcare at 4th Annual European Meeting

PDA Explores the Transformation of Healthcare at 4th Annual European Meeting

EMA, MHRA and FDA among regulatory agencies participating BERLIN, 10-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is excited to host its 4th Annual European Meeting: Global Healthcare of the Present and the Future, June 25-26 in Amsterdam, The … Read the full press release

Eurovia selected for €60 million railway line refurbishment in Prague, Czech Republic

RUEIL-MALMAISON CEDEX, 7-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurovia selected to refurbish the 6 km railway section between Lysá and Labem and Èelákovice northeast of Prague. The contract is part of a joint venture with Elektrizace železnic that was awarded by The … Read the full press release