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public transport appealed to me, and I found the city’s environmental policy interesting and FOCUS EICHROM IS THE FIRST FRENCH LABORATORY ABLE TO DETECT ASBESTOS IN RADIOACTIVE SAMPLES. 58 / 2016 ANNUAL REPORT - BUSINESS FRANCE CHAP. 2 / INVESTMENT ATTRACTIVENESS OF FRANCE’S REGIONS IN 2016
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VESTAS HAS MOVED INTO SUITABLE PREMISES, SPECIALLY FITTED OUT BY LOCAL COMPANIES. innovative [..]. We work under constant stress, so I thought this beautiful, peaceful setting would be perfect for my company. The airport with three flights a week to London was also a decisive factor,” he explains. His startup helps big companies market their products, develops applications for SMEs, and provides marketing training. The Prolify founder already numbers Oracle, Hewlett-Packard, Atos, Deloitte and, most recently, Microsoft among his customers. The firm is based at the Créatio®ImagéTIC business incubator in La Rochelle, a site it found with the assistance of La Rochelle Conurbation Intermunicipal Council, which runs the facility. The same organization also helped Graham Fell find his way into the local ecosystem so that he could set up and develop his business in the best possible conditions. The startup now employs three people, with further hires to come. With a base in London already, and another in San Francisco coming soon, Prolify looks set to continue its international development. MCCAIN SETS UP IN HAUTS DE FRANCE McCain is a privately owned company founded in 1957, specializing in food manufacturing and processing, and best known for its frozen fries. It boasts 55 production facilities and 44 sales offices across six continents, and sells its products in more than 160 countries. McCain employs 19,000 people. Its European headquarters has been located in Villeneuve-d’Ascq (Hauts de France region) since 1981. The firm has three production facilities in France, including a major plant (with 600 employees) in Harnes and another site in Béthune (both Hauts de France). McCain’s total French workforce numbers 1,100. In 2016, the company announced its decision to create an innovation center that will eventually create 15 jobs. Business France and Nord France Invest are supporting the investor with its regional development, regularly assessing its French footprint in order to recommend the most suitable investment opportunities, as well as offering their assistance with recruitment. VESTAS: WIND TURBINES IN THE GRAND EST REGION Vestas, the world’s leading wind turbine manufacturer, opened its ninth French maintenance center in the Aube département (Grand Est region) on July 1, 2016. The center is responsible for 160 turbines across around twenty different wind farms in France, which produce 100% renewable energy. The aim is to guarantee what is referred to in the trade as “availability”.
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