SAVE THE DATE –World Nuclear Exhibition moves to the summer (28-30 June 2016)

Kim Hwa KHOO - 09-mai-2016 03:28:07
Following on from its successful launch, the  World Nuclear Exhibition (WNE)  will be held for the second time from 28 th  to 30 th  June 2016  at Paris Le Bourget, hall 2B. Larger and more international, it will occupy 50% more space and is expected to attract over 10,000 visitors from all around the world.     Highly international and business oriented, this biennial event covers the entire civil nuclear industry and will enable all those involved to present their know-how, to discuss experiences and best practices, to forge partnerships, to find new suppliers and to build their exports.     “The civil nuclear industry in the global energy mix” is the theme of the second WNE . Extending the operating lives and maintaining existing power plants, new projects and future technologies, the fuel cycle, finance, skills and training… These are the key themes that will be addressed during the various events and high points that will take place during WNE 2016: the Awards Ceremony, panel discussions, exhibitor workshops followed by networking sessions, business meetings, side events for professionals and visits to industrial sites.     New in 2016…   Innovation and technologies at the heart of the event   The nuclear industry is a high tech industry in which research and innovation play major roles. Being held for the second time, WNE will shine the spotlight on the companies that ensure the industry’s excellence by organizing a wide ranging support programme:   §   Innovation Planet,  dedicated to young, innovative companies from all over the world. §   An innovation competition,   culminating in an awards ceremony, §   Meet the Experts,  informal discussions with technical experts.    Focus on training requirements and employment   Modelled on the 2014 “Business opportunities”, sessions will be offered to countries with specific training needs. Given that the industry requires highly qualified employees, it is not always easy for countries that are new entrants to nuclear power to ensure that they have the right human resources. The  Training Planet is  designed to respond to these needs.   Indian companies which attended in 2014 WNE ·         HI-NUC ENGINEERING PVT. LTD., ·         INDREN SERVICES PVT. LTD. ·         GREENSTAR IMPEX PVT. LTD  ·         HEMENDRA METAL INDUSTRIES ·         CONFIGURATOR SOLUTIONS ·         CORE ENERGY SYSTEMS PVT. LTD ·         HI-NUC ENGINEERING PVT. LTD., ·         INDO FRENCH HIGH TECH EQUIPMENTS VIP : ·         WIPRO TECHNOLOGIES ·         LARSEN & TOUBRO LIMITED MIP : ·         EMBASSY OF INDIA, PARIS, ATOMIC ENERGY WING Major global companies which have already confirmed their participation in 2016 edition -          EDF/France -          AREVA/France -          ROSATOM / Russia -          WESTINGHOUSE / USA -          MITSUBISHI / MHI / Japan -          ASLTOM / France -          ASSYSTEM / France -          ROLL’S ROYCE / UK -          CGN / CHINA -          CNNC / CHINA International pavillons in WNE 2016 -          US, CANADA, UK, CHINA, SOUTH KOREA, POLAND, FINLAND, SPAIN, BELGIUM, JAPAN, RUSSIA, ARGENTINA To find out more about the exhibition, please visit      Press contacts Nathalie Laurent Nathalie Vinatier nathalie.vinatier@    

Keolis has more than 30 years’ experience operating automatic metros

Kim Hwa KHOO - 09-mai-2016 03:23:31
The Group currently carries 3 billion passengers across all modes of transport- nearly a third of these use metros Philippe Leguay, International  Director for Urban Railway Transport Systems, will be part of a panel discussion on urban guided transport systems on 26 April   Keolis has a 33-year proven track record operating and maintaining automatic metro systems around the world. The Group adds value throughout the project lifecycle, from the design and construction phases through to operations and maintenance. It provides significant expertise in a range of areas including depot and station design, signalling, timetable optimisation, preventive maintenance and asset management.   Keolis currently operates and maintains automatic metro networks in France (Lyon, Rennes and Lille), and in London (Docklands Light Railway) and upon its launch in 2016, will operate and maintain the new automatic metro of Hyderabad, the fifth largest city in India. The company is also present in China, and with its partner Shanghai Shentong Consulting, is in the final stages of signing a contract to become the future operator of the automatic Line 8.3 metro in Shanghai. Established in the Middle East since 2014, Keolis has strong growth ambitions in the region where it strives to provide world-class services thanks to its automatic metro expertise and its ability to manage multi-modal transport services.   Philippe Leguay, Keolis’ International Director for Urban Railway Transport Systems, will be part of a panel discussion on urban guided systems at the UITP Mena conference in Dubai on 26 April from 14:00 to 15:30, and will speak about how to achieve cost efficiency with driverless metros.   Philippe has an extensive experience managing all phases of metro projects including new metro networks and the optimisation of existing operations. He will be available for media briefings during the event.   Keolis is one of the world’s leading public transport operators. The company is majority owned (70%) by the French state railway SNCF, the other shareholder being Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ).   Present in 16 countries* with 60,000 employees, Keolis develops tailored mobility solutions (automatic metros, tramways, trains, buses, coaches, ferries, self-service bicycles) adapted to local environments. The Group offers solutions and services via its subsidiary, Kisio. It is also the second leading car park operator in France thanks to its subsidiary EFFIA. In 2015, Keolis transported 3 billion passengers and generated 5 billion euros in revenue.   *Originally established in France, Keolis has expanded its operations to Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Germany, India, Middle East, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, UK and USA.   CONTACT Ségolène Deeley International Communications +33 1 71 32 93 52 / +33 6 14 48 07 18

MOU of Malaysia-Singapore HSR to be signed by mid-2016

Kim Hwa KHOO - 12-avr.-2016 10:18:46
According to the Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in the 12th Invest Malaysia (IMKL2016), Malaysia is expected to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Singapore by the middle of 2016 for the development of a high-speed rail (HSR) linking both countries.   The development projects under the 11 th Malaysia Plan would remain unaffected despite the Government has to revise its budget and cut spending in response to the drop in crude oil prices. Those projects include the HSR project linking Malaysia and Singapore, the Pan Borneo Highway linking Sarawak and Sabah, the MRT and LRT, as well as the Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex (PIPC) in Johor.

Grand re-opening of Ligne Roset at Starhill Gallery

Lyslie Legendre - 04-avr.-2016 05:10:29
Following a makeover, the French modern furniture house Ligne Roset has just reopened its flagship boutique at Starhill Gallery. The new space was unveiled during an event officiated by Bernard Vinson, Export Director and Ligne Roset Malaysian business partners.  


Lyslie Legendre - 24-mars-2016 07:55:12
Paris Convention & Visitors Bureau was on an exclusive promotional mission to South-East Asia on the 14 th of March. For the 4 th year in a row, the French organisation set up a sales workshop in Kuala Lumpur followed by a cocktail reception with 18 Parisian tourism professionals including the famous Galeries Lafayette, Printemps and Lido.     The Paris delegation was led by Mr. Clément LALOUX, Director of Marketing, and Ms. Patricia BARTHÉLEMY, Head of Business Development - Leisure International Markets.

The French company In’Tech Medical acquires Ortho Solutions Sdn Bhd in an effort to best serve the Asia-Pacific orthopedics marketplace

Lyslie Legendre - 23-mars-2016 11:10:15
In’Tech Medical SAS, a leader in contract manufacturing of surgical instruments in orthopedics, announced on the 16 th of March the acquisition of the Malaysian company Ortho Solutions, a premier Asian contract manufacturer of orthopedic implants and instruments. This acquisition provides the In’Tech Medical Group with a well-established platform to increase its presence on the Asia-Pacific markets. It is a key step to In’Tech Medical’s worldwide expansion strategy. This latest milestone comes in the footstep of In’Tech Medical’s acquisition of Turner Medical in 2015 in the United States, strengthening the company’s global leadership as a contract manufacturer in orthopedics. “We’re proud to acquire Ortho Solutions and deliver on our promise to continuously work on better serving our customers across countries and continents,” said Laurent Pruvost, President of In’Tech Medical. “We are excited to welcome Ortho Solutions talented team to the In’Tech Medical family and look forward to working with them on always finding creative engineering solutions to the benefit of our customers around the world.” This transaction was made possible by the long-term partnership between In’Tech Medical and TCR Capital - an independent private equity partnership that has been supporting In’Tech Medical’s strategic growth since 2012. "We are pleased to join forces with a renowned company, such as In’Tech Medical, that shares our values and dedication to manufacturing high quality instruments and implants for the orthopedic industry," said Darren Wong, General Manager of Ortho Solutions. "Their global strength and expertise will enhance our ability to serve our current and new customers, drive innovation, and expand.”   The In’Tech Medical Group is in the business of building long-term relationships with its customers around the world, solving complicated engineering challenges and providing global manufacturing solutions for instruments and implants in Orthopedics. Source :

CMEF China Medical Equipment Fair 2016 from 17th to 20th of April

Lyslie Legendre - 14-mars-2016 03:03:16
Visit the 75th edition of the CMEF : the Asia Pacific’s largest exhibition of medical equipment And meet the French exhibitors at the Pavilion France ( list below) After 30 years of continuous innovation and self-improvement, CMEF has become the largest exhibition of medical equipment, related products and services in the Asia-Pacific region . The exhibition widely covers ten thousands of products such as medical imaging, in vitro diagnosis, electronics, optics, first aid, rehabilitation nursing, medical information technology and outsourcing services, and it provides services to the entire medical industry chain from the source to the end of the medical equipment industry in a direct and all-round way. In 2015, the event gathered more than 3 800 exhibitors from 26 countries and 100 500 visitors from 140 different nationalities. During the 74 th edition, 600 new products were presented and 65 conference programs with more than 300 speakers and 7 000 participants were organized.   Contact Business France*: Alexandre TE, Project Manager – Biotechnology and Healthcare - Official website: French companies in the medical sector : * 2015 , UBIFRANCE and INVEST IN FRANCE AGENCY join forces to create BUSINESS FRANCE   French companies on involved in this event : ·   AIR LIQUIDE MEDICAL SYSTEMS ·   Arjowiggins Healthcare ·   ATA Medical ·   BLUESOM ·   Cryopal ·   ECHOSENS ·   Ecm Echo Control Medical ·   IMPETO MEDICAL ·   NOVAIR SA ·   PULSSAR TECHNOLOGIES ·   SEFAM ·   THERENVA ·   THUASNE    
Welcome to the French Trade Commission – Business France office in Malaysia! “Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the VIE international internship program. Founded on January 1, 2015 through a merger between UBIFRANCE and the Invest in France Agency, Business France has 1,500 personnel, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, who work with a network of public- and private-sector partners.” As a member of the French diplomatic network in Malaysia, Business France’s three missions are: - Fostering export growth by French businesses. - Promoting and facilitating international investment in France.


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