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French Pavilion at Propak Event

Wilailak Lakdee - 05-juin-2017 04:39:01

  French Pavilion at Propak event Meet the French expertise Bangkok - Propak Asia 2017 - June 14 to June 17 Hall 102, Booth-BK 21-BK3 5   Business France will be running a French Pavilion at Propak Asia 2017, the 25 th International Processing and Packaging Technology Event for Asia. This event provides a not-to-be-missed annual meeting for the professionals of the Processing and Packaging industry.   Propak Asia 2017 will present 18 international groups with independent exhibitors from 45 countries. In this promising industry, France occupies a prominent position. French companies are particularly well known for their high standard quality service and their use of new technologies and innovations, which correspond to the current Thai market expectations. For the occasion, Business France will be running a French Pavilion with 16 French professionals specialized in the Processing and Packaging industry. They will bring their expertise from different areas, such as service provider, machine manufacturer and industrial integrator.   French innovation also concerns the manufacture of packaging machines, such as ANEOLIA - Manufacturer of instruments for packaging integrity, CLEXTRAL - Turnkey processing lines that integrate extruders, dryers and ancillary equipment and REVTECH - Specializes in custom-made industrial solutions for the heat treatment of dry ingredients.   This year French Pavilion is also hosting GEPPIA, a group of 85 of the most dynamic equipment manufacturers in France, which account for nearly 50% of their turnover in export.   GEPPIA presents an innovative animation at Propak Asia 2017 : a complete immersion of 3 minutes in virtual reality to follow the journey of a food product on a packaging line. This "serious game" is a playful way to highlight the ability of French manufacturers and equipment manufacturers to enforce and to integrate new technologies into their proposition at French Tech.   Virtual reality represents an incredible field of investigation: remote development of complete lines, multi-vendor design, maintenance and training. The French manufacturers intend to use these new technologies to maintain their level of excellence. All the innovations of GEPPIA can be found at http://www.virtual-packaging-line.com/index.php/en/press-kit         List of exhibitors in the Business France pavilion :   Aneolia: Gas instruments for packaging control Bipea : Provider of proficiency testing programs Boccard : Industrial integrator – Global process solutions Clextral: Turnkey processing lines that integrate extruders, dryers and ancillary equipment Gecitech : Hoses and fittings manufacturer Geppia : Packaging & Processing machinery – The French Trade Association Hydrolock : Continuous sterilizers for food, beverages and dairy industries Karlville Development: Pouch making & filling, shrink sleeve, tape handle & bundle equipment   Pakea : Converting and packaging machine manufacturer Quenard : Labelling – Coding – Identification – Filling – Capping Revtech : Heat treatment equipment for dry ingredient Sairem : Manufacturer of microwave & radio frequency equipment Scaime : Weighing and sensing for industry Socaps : Technical services providers United Caps : Development, production and sale of plastic caps and closures. I.C.E.  : water treatment solutions to the beverage industry   solutions to the beverage

Lancement du Welcome Office de Business France pour l’accueil et l’information des talents internationaux en France

Phutachart Chaiwatana - 10-mars-2017 04:57:17

  Mise en ligne du site d’information ( www.welcometofrance.com ), site internet dédié à l’accueil des talents étrangers et de leur famille, et du lancement du nouveau service associé d’information et d’accompagnement de ces talents et de leur famille. La mise en place d’un centre de ressources pour l’accueil des expatriés étrangers en mobilité professionnelle avait été annoncée par le Président de la République lors d’un précédent Conseil Stratégique de l’Attractivité. Le Premier ministre a chargé Business France de la mise en œuvre de ce service en juillet 2016. Le site Internet ‘ Welcome to France – Helping you to settle in’  a pour vocation de renseigner les expatriés, services RH des entreprises et cabinets de conseil sur les thématiques suivantes : o    Visa/Titre de séjour/Autorisation de travail o    Fiscalité personnelle o    Protection Sociale o    Scolarité o    Logement o    Autres aspects de la vie quotidienne (permis, compte bancaire, …)   Welcometofrance propose également la réalisation d’un parcours en ligne permettant d’anticiper les démarches à entreprendre pour une installation réussie en France.  

Invest in France Seminar

Jean-François Goumy - 23-janv.-2017 03:53:35

  PRESSRELEASE     Investin France Seminar, January 19 th   Uniqueinvestment and innovation partnerships opportunities   For the 2nd Edition of the Invest in France’s Month, the Embassy of France inThailand, Business France, Board of Trade of Thailand and the Franco-ThaiChamber of Commerce held a successful seminar at the French ambassador’sResidence to promote investment and innovation opportunities in France.   More than 100 participants coming from major Thai Companies attended the event andcould learn and exchange on how to invest in France thanks to key speakers fromBNP Paris bank and KPMG Thailand Consultancy Company. One panel on Frenchsectors in France and opportunities allowed Thai participants to better understandstrengths of France in key sectors like Tourism and Hospitality with AccorHotels, the food industry with French CEO of Central Food Retail, Energy withEngie Group and Innovation/Technology with Dassault Systemes. A second panel permittedto share experience with already Thai investors in France or linked to Francevia technological partnerships: PTTGC, Thai Union Group, Double A, Sea Value,Mitr Phol.   Thai investments in France represent more than 40% of ASEAN investments in France,that’s to say Thailand ranks second after Singapore.   France is the second European trade partner of Thailand and Thailand is the secondtrade partner in ASEAN for France. The two countries share a long relationshiphistory as this year will be celebrated 160 years of diplomatic relationshipbetween France and Thailand. More than 300 French companies have set up abusiness in Thailand and employ more than 30.000 people.   The French economy is opento foreign investors   More than 30,000 French companies have set up business in foreign countries, while more than 20,000foreign companies have made job-creating investments in France.   With over 960 investment decisions that created ormaintained nearly 33,700 jobs, in 2015 France was Europe’s second leading recipient of job-creating investment (source:Business France Europe Observatory) and has been the leading destination in Europe for job-creating foreign investment projectsin industry for the last 15 years (EY, 2016).   Foreign companies invested primarily in production/manufacturing operations, which accounted for 30% ofall foreign investments in France. The number of R&D, engineering anddesign projects remained high, amounting to 9% of all foreign investmentdecisions. Foreign-owned subsidiaries in France were responsible for 28% of allbusiness enterprise R&D expenditure nationwide, spending €8.6 billion, andmore than 30% of French exports.   Over 140 ASEAN companies are established in Franceincluding PTTGC, THAI UNION FROZEN, DOUBLE A and SEA VALUE. Investments fromASEAN come mainly from Singapore and Thailand. More than 4000 jobs created ormaintained since 2010, mainly decision-making centers, most of which were firsttime investments, and production/manufacturing operations. The agri-food sectorrepresented more than half of overall ASEAN investment in France in 2015.   France is an attractivecountry   France has a numerousadvantages for attracting foreign investment:   Market size and location: France was the world’s fifth largest economy in2015 after the United States, China, Japan, and Germany. France’s location,combined with first-class multimodal transport infrastructure, makes it anideal springboard to other countries, continents and world regions acrossEurope, Africa and the Middle East. A highly productiveworkforce: France is a country inwhich education is a key priority. Labor productivity is high in France on botha per-employee and hourly basis: France is ranked seventh in the world forhourly labor productivity. The competitiveness and tax credit (CICE) has helpedmanufacturers in France to enhance their cost-competitiveness. A land of innovation: France outstripped all its European counterparts inthe 2015 Technology Fast 500 de Deloitte for the number of fast-growingtechnology companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. France was alsoranked first in Europe and third in the world in the Thomson Reuters Top 100Global Innovators. The French tax system offers the most generous R&D taxtreatment in the world, thanks to France’s research tax credit. A land of enterprise: France is a very buoyant market for net enterprisecreation. In 2015, a total of 526,060 companies were founded, including nofewer than 10,000 startups. In addition, France’s attractiveness as aninvestment location is also enhanced by its robust high-quality financialsystem, the strength and diversity of its industrial base, and high quality oflife.     CONTACT     Mrs.   Phutachart CHAIWATANA Senior Investment Advisor Tel. +66 2627 2185 phutachart.chaiwatana@businessfrance.fr    

New Business France Video

Jean-François Goumy - 07-oct.-2016 10:10:26

  “Maybe you’re thinking...” is the lead-in question to a new Business France video tackling a number of misconceptions about how France can sometimes be perceived abroad. In just over two minutes, a variety of clichés are dispelled through hard data and no little good humor.   So if you’re thinking that productivity isn’t great in France, maybe you weren’t aware that French employees actually work longer hours than the Germans! Perhaps you also think that the French aren’t born entrepreneurs? And yet France is one of the easiest places in which to found a company, and Europe’s leading country for new businesses!       Why not put the clichés to one side for a moment and just see for yourself what France really has to offer: https://youtu.be/KUTO8NL2dJg       “Vous pensez peut-être que…” telle est l’accroche du nouveau film sur les idées reçues sur la France produit par Business France. En un peu plus de deux minutes, les clichés associés à la France sont confrontés à des chiffres concrets et contredits de façon positive et humoristique.   Si vous pensez que la France n’est pas productive, vous ne devez sûrement pas savoir que les salariés français travaillent plus que les allemands ? Peut-être croyez-vous aussi que la France n’aime pas entreprendre ? Mais saviez-vous qu’elle est l’un des pays au monde où il est le plus simple de créer une entreprise et le premier pays d’Europe créateur d’entreprises !   Oubliez donc ces clichés et laissez-vous convaincre en un clic que la France n’est pas celle que vous imaginez ! https://youtu.be/PGpjc7SDnwI  

IN - COSMETICS ASIA 2016

Chuenrat Mengtrakul - 05-oct.-2016 10:33:39

  Business France , The French Trade Commission of the Embassy of France in Thailand , will be pleased to welcome you at the French Pavilion on the occasion of “IN – COSMETICS ASIA 2016” Trade Show,  BITEC – Bangna.       France is the leading supplier of ingredients servicing the cosmetic industry in Thailand and in ASEAN countries. 12 French companies will showcase the French Touch at the France pavilion run by Business France at In-Cosmetics Asia - Bangkok - on November 8 - 10, 2016.       On this occasion, His Excellency Mr. Gilles Garachon , the French Ambassador to Thailand, will visit the French Pavilion on Tuesday 8 th November 2016, 11:30am. He will be pleased to greet you with all French participants.       For your information, we have attached herewith the press release regarding French Pavilion at IN-COSMETICS ASIA 2016.   The catalogue of the French participants can be downloaded via http://businessfrance.jpm-associes.com/in-cosmetics-asia/           Please confirm your participation to :   Tawan Pathumpech ( คุณ ตะวัน ) Tel. 02   627 2181 - tawan.pathumpech@businessfrance.fr or   Chuenrat Mengtrakul ( คุณ ชื่นรัตน์)     Tel: 02   627 2179 - chuenrat.mengtrakul@businessfrance.fr  

IN - COSMETICS ASIA 2016

Chuenrat Mengtrakul - 05-oct.-2016 10:33:39

  Business France , The French Trade Commission of the Embassy of France in Thailand , will be pleased to welcome you at the French Pavilion on the occasion of “IN – COSMETICS ASIA 2016” Trade Show,  BITEC – Bangna.       France is the leading supplier of ingredients servicing the cosmetic industry in Thailand and in ASEAN countries. 12 French companies will showcase the French Touch at the France pavilion run by Business France at In-Cosmetics Asia - Bangkok - on November 8 - 10, 2016.       On this occasion, His Excellency Mr. Gilles Garachon , the French Ambassador to Thailand, will visit the French Pavilion on Tuesday 8 th November 2016, 11:30am. He will be pleased to greet you with all French participants.       For your information, we have attached herewith the press release regarding French Pavilion at IN-COSMETICS ASIA 2016.   The catalogue of the French participants can be downloaded via http://businessfrance.jpm-associes.com/in-cosmetics-asia/           Please confirm your participation to :   Tawan Pathumpech ( คุณ ตะวัน ) Tel. 02   627 2181 - tawan.pathumpech@businessfrance.fr or   Chuenrat Mengtrakul ( คุณ ชื่นรัตน์)     Tel: 02   627 2179 - chuenrat.mengtrakul@businessfrance.fr  

French Tech Ticket: the French program for international startups

Viparda Sombatwachara - 23-juin-2016 04:08:58

French Tech Ticket: the French program for international startups After a successful first edition, the French Tech Ticket program is back for season 2, with more incubators all over France ready to welcome the most talented entrepreneurs, and even more startup-tailored benefits including a € 45,000 prize money for the winners! While 23 startup projects out of more than 700 applications were awarded a French Tech Ticket last year, 70 projects will be selected to join one of the 41 partner incubators all over France! The French Tech Ticket awarded projects will be revealed in December for the new class to arrive in France in January 2017. And we’re delighted to announce that applications are now open! Entrepreneurs from all over the world will be able to apply until August 24 th 2016. So what’s in it for French Tech Ticket winners?   The welcome package has been expanded to offer new laureates the best possible start in France, with a combination of funding, incubation, ongoing support and advice: Funding: € 45,000 per team with no loss of equity (€ 20k to cover personal costs and € 25k to cover professional services) Resident Permit: Fast-track procedure to obtain a French resident permit 12 months incubation: Dedicated office space in one of France’s 41 partner incubators. Acceleration program: Tailored program of Masterclasses, Networking Events, Mentoring sessions… Soft Landing Pack: “Welcome Guide” and special offers from our partners to help winners relocate easily to France Help Desk: A dedicated contact to help foreign entrepreneurs through administrative procedures Learn more about the program and apply now! www.frenchtechticket.com          

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    Business France Thailand, Myanmar and Laos With offices and branches in Bangkok, Yangon and Vientiane , Business France -The French Trade Commission of the Embassy of France- assists French companies who want to export to Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, and local companies who want to invest in France. 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 V.I.E 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-sec

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