Doing business in provence

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Team Côte d’Azur, a facilitator of American attraction in the Alpes-Maritimes since 1960

With a total of 299 US-owned companies, the United States currently represents the largest foreign investor of the Alpes-Maritimes. Each year, Team Côte d’Azur, in charge of promoting business activities in the Azurean territory, plays a key role in assisting American companies wishing to invest or set up in the region. The agency currently updates an …

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INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE SITE AND TOURIST ATTRACTION: LA SAVONNERIE DU MIDI OPENS MUSEUM AND FACTORY OUTLET

SUCCESS STORY: Guillaume Fiévet, general manager of PRODEF, which acquired La Savonnerie du Midi in 2013 and recently opened a factory outlet and Marseille soap museum and Philippe Stéfanini, general manager of Provence Promotion. Crowning a year 2018 that saw the re-starting of its original cauldrons, the Marseille soap manufacturer La Savonnerie du Midi recently …

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New Partnership Between Infosys And Aix-Marseille University’s Engineering Schools

Infosys, the Indian leader in IT technologies, has recently moved to Marseille, thereby opening up a brand-new world to engineering students at Aix-Marseille University. In partnership with the university, the group is now offering students the opportunity to join its InStep Internship Program. The latter is recognized worldwide for the quality and diversity of its …

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Fast-Growing Biocoop Opens Its Logistics Platform At Noves

Organic purchases are booming. The four Biocoop logistics platforms had become too small to accommodate the company’s growing volumes, so the co-op group gave itself two years to scale up its logistics function. In Provence, this growth strategy led Biocoop to leave Sorgues for a brand-new Noves facility with 30,000 m² of space. Settling in …

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50 Years After Having Participated in the Creation of Fos, Boccard Is Making a Strong Comeback With an Oil & Gas Unit

Boccard, a family-owned group from Lyon specializing in the design and production of industrial facilities was involved during the 1970s in the construction of the Fos-sur-Mer plants and those around the Étang de Berre. For its 100th anniversary in 2018, Boccard is making a strong comeback in the area by opening a 900 m2 factory …

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Chinese Silica Giant Quechen Investing €105M in Provence (Fos-Sur-Mer)

After going head to head with Rotterdam, and after two years of tough negotiations, Fos-sur-Mer has been chosen to site the new Quechen Silicon Chemical plant. The Chinese group, the world’s third-largest silica producer, intends investing €105M in its first European production unit, coupled with a research center. Mobilized from the very beginning, the local …

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Brands And Future Franchisees Meet at “Business Franchise Mediterranee”

The Marseille Provence Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIMP) is launching the first franchising business convention, Business Franchise Méditerranée. The event, a logical follow-on to Top Franchise, held in Marseille for the past 15 years, gives franchisors and franchisee business creators the opportunity to come together through one-on-one B2B meetings. Taking place on November 12, …

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Netwookie Chose Marseille For Its Expansion Into Africa

Founded in Great Britain in 2015, Netwookie has developed a platform making it possible to use trusted service providers in emerging countries. Their application adds a touch of modernity to the traditional word-of-mouth recommendations by family and friends. It also favors the integration of young people and women, two groups particularly affected by unemployment in …

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Socially-Responsible and Inspirational Waste Sorting Comes to Marseille

A hub of the circular economy is born! Lemon Tri, a Parisian company specializing in waste sorting, and its young subsidiary, Lemon Aide, which collects recyclable materials from companies, have chosen Marseille for their second site in France. Having won the Med’Innovant competition held by Euroméditerranée, Lemon Tri received support from the public body when …

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South of France: The Place to Be for Foreign Companies

Provence Promotion convinced 31 foreign companies to invest in south of France (Bouches-du-Rhône). Out of the 67 foreign companies which set up in the southern Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in 2017, 47 chose Bouches-du-Rhône. A fantastic gateway to business in Provence, Provence Promotion supported 31 of them. “Out of 68 projects being supported by the agency, …

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