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French experts looking to open new markets in the GCC and the Middle East BIG 5 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION SHOW

Sarah Benyoub - 24-nov.-2019 09:34:33
                                                                                                                   Press release   French experts looking to open new markets in the GCC and the Middle East BIG 5 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION SHOW November 25-28, 2019   United Arab Emirates, November 25 2019 – French companies will seize new opportunities or reinforce their existing presence to introduce their products, services and expertise to local businesses.   Experts at the French Pavilion: Stand 3D158     Created in 1977, CEMOM Group operates in two areas of activity: A brasives used by the furniture industry (IKEA is one of the Group’s prestigious clients), as well as the automotive industry, with equally iconic clients such as Renault/Nissan. Screw-on and invisible hinges for doors weighing from 40 to 200 kg (it produces more than 50 million hinges every year).   With 40 years’ experience producing hinges and 10 years’ experience in invisible hinges, CEMOM-MOATTI offers products that combine simple manufacturing, very high robustness, modern design and highly competitive prices. CEMOM exports 60% of its production to more than 40 countries: Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East (Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar), Asia, and the Americas, and has plants in France, Poland and Sweden. The company regularly exhibits at the Big 5 Show in Dubai to expand its presence on this dynamic market with an outstanding future. http://www.cemom.fr/index_eng.html     The CSTB, the Scientific and Technical Center for Building , is responsible for guaranteeing the quality and safety of buildings. For this purpose, it has assembled a multidisciplinary team to develop and share critical scientific and technical knowledge. It supports players all along the innovation cycle, from concept to market, and in this time of transformation for the construction industry, further to the environmental, energy and digital transitions.   The CSTB operates in 5 key areas: research and expertise, evaluation, certification, testing and knowledge dissemination. Its fields of expertise include construction products and buildings, as well as their integration into districts and cities.   http://www.cstb.fr/en/cstb/missions-activities/     Created in 1969, OBM Construction has since developed at a swift pace, and is now a widely-known general wood and industrial construction company. Expertise, innovation, quality and customer satisfaction form the DNA of this modern and dynamic group, capable of serving demand on all 5 continents.   OBM Construction is positioned on the traditional wood construction market and the industrialized and modular construction market. The company works with public and private clients to design, steer and see to the proper execution of projects in construction, new build, rehabilitation and occupied sites all across France.   Founded in the 70s, OBM Construction employs 160 men and women, and runs 3 production sites in France. Dedicated to public works, tertiary buildings and collective housing, OBM Construction has experience and expertise in multiple sectors: health & medico-social, education, public facilities, offices, housing, trade & logistics, etc.   https://www.obmgroupe.net/   5 companies outside the French Pavilion:   THERMACOTE Europe invents and develops high-tech coating solutions for substrate protection, insulation and renovation in industry and buildings. www.thermacote.eu - SHEIKH SAEED HALL 1 - STAND SS1 E 138      GV2 VEDA France designs, manufactures and markets technical and innovative solutions for expansion joints and passive    fire protection systems for all building types.  One of the world leaders in firebreaks, for a variety of applications: expansion j oints, masonry heads, facade panels... http://www.vedafrance.com   HALL 3 - STAND 3D151     Owatrol offers a wide range of products, for the protection and maintenance of interior and exterior wood (terraces, cladding, floors, etc.); for the maintenance of metal with dedicated anti-rust products, anti-seize agents, primers and finishes.   www.owatrol.com - SHEIKH SAEED HALL 1 - STAND SS1 E 138   Urban Canopee offers solutions to combat climate change by developing plant canopies over the city. www.urbancanopee.com   MAKTOUM HALL / MAKTOUM STAND A138     Syrius Solar Industry , a French solar water heater manufacturer, effectively combines 30 years of experience in solar energy. Its products are aimed at individuals, collective housing and industrial applications. Environmentally friendly, the company offers solutions that can cover up to 100% of hot water needs depending on the region, thanks to solar power. www.syrius-solar.fr   AND SS1 E 138ZABEEL HAAL 5 / STAND Z5B108     

French Experts Loyal to the Project Lebanon Trade Show

Rejula ARUN - 16-juin-2019 13:04:11
United Arab Emirates- June 16, 2019 , Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will be organizing its eleventh France Pavilion at the Project Lebanon trade fair from June 18 - 21, 2019 in Beirut. This trade fair is the sole international event in Lebanon in the construction, building, materials and equipment sector. The French Pavilion will enjoy very good visibility thanks to a Premium location at the trade fair entrance. Ten French exhibitors will be presenting their innovative products, technologies and know-how to local building industry professionals.   The French construction/finishing work industry has several undeniable strengths  - With a highly fragmented network of 392,000 companies and sales of €135 billion in 2017, the industry has one or more global leaders in most of its component sectors: VINCI, EIFFAGE, BOUYGUES and SPIE, to name but a few.  - France boasts a highly diverse offering when it comes to the building trades, with companies of all sizes providing structural engineering and finishing work services (carpentry, roofing, insulation, sanitation, air-conditioning, smoke detectors, etc.) and interior fittings (wall and floor coverings, luxury tapware, home automation, etc.). - Innovation is a hallmark of French companies: new and biosourced building materials, wooden construction driven by ecological considerations, and smart building (BIM modeling, home automation, smart meters, energy optimization tools, solar glass, and smart thermostats, boilers and bulbs) are just some of the development initiatives currently being pursued by businesses in the sector. - Lastly, France enjoys a strong reputation for quality and reliability, which are especially important in the construction industry due to safety risks. A strong presence in foreign markets €7.1 billion are generated in exports . France tends to export top-quality, carefully designed, advanced technology products (innovative insulation materials, building facades that let in natural light, suspended ceilings, clay roof tiles, natural paints, decorative fireplaces, etc.).   The building and finishing work market in Lebanon represents 14% of GDP and as regards construction, it mainly depends on imports. USD 11 billion of promises of loans and donations were obtained by Lebanon from the international community at conclusion of the CEDRE Conference in April 2018, aimed at helping the country finance its multi-year development plan over the next 5 years. This context is a strong signal for French companies wishing to do business with this country which has a strong development potential. The French delegation there attests to the large interest represented by the Lebanese market. The French exhibitors in the France Pavilion aim to establish or strengthen partnerships, and develop new collaborations with local professionals.   The French exhibitors of the Lebanon Project, will be there to greet you in the France Pavilion , at the entrance to the trade fair:   AFITEXINOV: Specialized in drainage, supporting structures and floor sealing, the AFITEX group bases its international development on innovative processes and generating significant savings in the construction of structures: buildings, road and rail infrastructure, waste storage centers, mines, etc. CSTB – Centre Scientifique Technique du Bâtiment:  The mission of the Scientific and Technical Building Center is to ensure the quality and safety of buildings. LANCIER SA:  Specialized in the manufacture of transport equipment for laying and running cables for telecom, energy and tertiary industry installers.   MEREF - CCI FRANCE LIBAN:  Grouping of French and Lebanese economic entities who are working for closer economic and cultural relations between the two countries. The MEREF  - CCI FRANCE LIBAN will host the following exhibitors on its booth: AROPE INSURANCE S.A.L. : One of the main actors of the insurance sector in Lebanon. BUREAU VERITAS LIBAN:  An inspection office, testing and certifying products to local standards. QUALICONSULT MOYEN-ORIENT S.A.L:  Specialist of technical control, inspection, assistance and training, Qualiconsult Group provides support to companies at all stages in building and operating their buildings, technical facilities and infrastructure. SOCOTEC LIBAN:  The group intervenes to identify, assess and prevent risks in the areas of Quality, Safety, Health and the Environment.   Key building figures of the French economy: • 392,000 companies; • Workforce of 1,441,000 including 1,069,000 employees and 372,000 self-employed tradespeople; • EUR 135 billion of building work excluding tax • Activity in external markets: EUR 7.1 billion of building work recorded (4.9 billion for structural work and 2.2 billion for finishing work). • Geographical distribution: Europe (64%), Asia (11%), America (11%), Africa (7%), South America (6%), Near and Middle East (1%)   Source: French Building Federation, June 2018 ABOUT BUSINESS 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 VIE international internship program.  Social Media:  Account Most common used hashtags Twitter : @BF_MiddleEast #InfoBF  #FrenchPavilion #ChooseFrance  #FrenchConstruction #FraneAtProjectLebanon  For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Ms. Catherine MILLE, Project Leader Phone: 33 (0) 4 96 17 25 26 catherine.mille@businessfrance.fr www.businessfrance.fr Ms. Yasmina OUARI Press Officer  – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)52 995 29 97  Mail :  yasmina.ouari@businessfrance.fr   

French electricity sector experts show their loyalty to Middle East Electricity 2019 in Dubai

Rejula ARUN - 26-févr.-2019 10:03:13
United Arab Emirates: 26 February 2019 - 27 French companies will be exhibiting in 2019 with Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, at the Middle East Electricity Show in Dubai, a chance for a French excellence sector that is both innovative and dynamic to enjoy the spotlight. The event is truly a springboard for companies looking to expand in the broader Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Many opportunities exist in this very fast-growing market, driven by the staggering development in several sectors: retail distribution, transport, logistics, infrastructure and residential. With major international events such as the Dubai World Expo 2020, to be hosted in the region, and the return of major real estate projects announced by public contractors, French experts attending the show will have many opportunities on which to seize. The exhibitors on site will cover the full range of the industry: equipment and applications for power generation transmission and distribution, protection and security products and systems, and lighting. Their presence is synonymous with competitive and innovative solutions. France is home to leading players recognized across the world, in each link of the value chain, whether electrical and telecom network operators, engineering companies, integrators, equipment manufacturers, component producers or ICT companies. With such strong players on its soil, France enjoys some of the highest- quality power supply in the world, and can offer electrical equipment on par with the best. Come out and meet the French exhibitors in Hall 7: 3X ENGINEERING, ADDEV MATERIALS,  AEG POWER SOLUTIONS, AOIP, ARC INFORMATIQUE, ARRAS MAXEI FRANCE, AUD INNOV, AUGIER, CAHORS INTERNATIONAL, CHAUVIN ARNOUX, CITEL 2 CP, DELTA BOX, ENERDIS, ENSTO NOVEXIA, GS YUASA BATTERY FRANCE, INDUSTRIELLE DE CONTROLE ET D’EQUIPEMENT, INFOSEC COMMUNICATION, JST TRANSFORMATEURS, MADE, METAL DEPLOYE RESISTOR, MICHAUD EXPORT,  NILED, OBSTA, RS ISOLTEC, SAFT, SEDIVER, TECNOR MIDDLE EAST FRANCE’S PLACE / ROLE Market share (electricity generation) 2% at global level, including all energy sources. Electricity accounts for nearly 22.9% of the power consumed in France Import 2017 36.2 TWh Export 2017 74.2 TWh • France holds the Number 2 spot in the ranking of the world’s largest electricity generators, thanks to EDF.  • France is the 2nd largest electricity exporting country in Europe after Germany. • France is the 7th largest exporter of electrical equipment in the world. ABOUT BUSINESS 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 VIE international internship program. Social Media: Account Most common used hashtags Twitter : @BF_MiddleEast #InfoBF #FrenchPavilion #CreativeFrance #French-Electricity For more info, feel free to contact : BUSINESS FRANCE Sophie ISSOVITS, Project Manager E-mail: sophie.issovits@businessfrance.fr Tel: +33 (0)1 40 73 39 85 - Site web : www.businessfrance.fr Yasmina OUARI Press Officer Tel: 052 995 29 97 yasmina.ouari@businessfrance.fr

INTERSEC DUBAI French expertise, a key partner for the protection of individuals and strategic infrastructures in the Middle East

Rejula ARUN - 18-déc.-2018 06:53:46
Dubai World Trade Centre from January 20th to 22nd 2019 • +18 French companies • 2 national pavilions: Commercial Security / Fire & Rescue United Arab Emirates: December 18th -2018 - From January 20-22, 2019 Business France will be hosting two national pavilions at INTERSEC DUBAI, the largest international meeting platform for the Security and Safety industry. INTERSEC is indeed a unique platform for companies looking to expand in the Middle East and Africa markets.   Middle Eastern countries are particularly attractive markets for the security sector and are expected to grow by about 10% per year over the period 2018-2022.  A strong, efficient French industrial presence is set to be part of the show with 18 French experts gathered on the French pavilion. French security sector represents a turnover of 29 billion euros France (CoFIS 2016 data), split between physical equipment and platforms (10.8 billion euros), electronic and digital products (12.5 billion euros), cybersecurity products and services (5.7 billion euros). The industrial heart represents 151,000 jobs, 4,000 companies, 50% of which export their products. The sector is home to a number of major corporations, undisputed leaders in their sectors, along with a large number of SMEs and middle-market companies in highly-specialized sectors such as digital security, anti-fraud, communication, connected objects, video-surveillance, detection, firefighting, protection equipment and specialist vehicles. French security industries are part of a crucial very high added value sector with technical skills recognized abroad and are among the most efficient in terms of exports. For instance, export sales for the industrial security sector, which includes 13 French multinational companies, amount to 13 billion euros. France offers, in particular: • Strong leadership in the area of skills that range from mathematics and algorithms, to imaging software, identification and cybersecurity, etc.  Innovation and initiative-taking abilities, research and a network of cutting-edge laboratories.  Outstanding engineering skills and industrial processes stemming from the worlds of defense (radar, integration, etc.) and digital technology (biometrics, smart cards, etc.) Come and meet French experts on the French pavilions located Hall 2 for Commercial Security and Hall 4 for Fire & rescue. Note to Editors: Hall 2: Commercial Security Hall AVIWEST – Stand 2-B09 www.aviwest.com  Production of the most advanced handheld cellular video tools for the broadcasting industry and security organizations. INFOSEC COMMUNICATION Stand 2-A09 www.infosec-ups.com Complete range of electrical protection solutions: UPS and surge arrestors. SEWOSY – Stand 2-A10 www.sewosy.com  Manufacturer of electrical and electromagnetic access locking products. TRACKFORCE Stand 2-B10 www.alphasystem.fr Mobile web and connected solutions for the security industry Hall 4 : Fire & Rescue Hall BIO EX – Stand 4-B31 www.bio-ex.com Manufacturer of foam concentrates for use in firefighting. BOCHE – Stand 4-A38 www.boche.fr Manufacturer of footwear for firefighters and military administration.  CNPP – Stand 4-B33 www.cnpp.com  International reference player in risk prevention and management in the fields of fire safety & explosion, safety and malicious acts, environmental damage, and vocational risks.  DEF – Stand 4-C31 www.defonline.com Fire safety systems for all fields of application. CERB REGAIN Stand 4-A36 www.regain-perform.com Manufacturer of safety clothing, sweaters and uniforms for ambulance paramedics, civil protection, home guards and firefighters. DELANNOY FRERES Stand 4-B35 www.delannoy-freres.fr Supplier of fire hoses EUROFEU – Stand 4-B32 www.eurofeu.fr Fire safety and training specialist. Manufacturer of fire extinguishers. EURO-TECH Stand 4-C35 www.euro-tech.fr International engineering expert company specialized to support industrial companies in their project operation management. MERCURA - Stand 4-B37 www.mercura.fr Vehicle light and audio signaling. SAFETY FIRST FORMATION Stand 4-C37 www.sf-formation.fr Innovative training organization specialized in the prevention of occupational risks (workplace safety, fire, gestures and postures...) PROFOAM INTERNATIONAL Stand 4-B38 www.profoam.it Specialist manufacturer of firefighting foam ROSTAING – Stand 4-A32 www.rostaing.com Designer and manufacturer of ultra-high performance, technical protective gloves. S.F.R (Société française de réservoirs) – Stand 4-B34 http://france-reservoirs.com/ Manufacture and assembly of bolted metal tanks for liquid storage. SIONEN France Stand 4-A32 www.sioen.com World market leader in coated technical textiles and technical apparel, protecting people and their belongings. 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. Social Media: Account Most common used hashtags Twitter : @BF_MiddleEast #InfoBF #FrenchPavilion For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Miryem Oukas Messidi Head of Communications – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)55 478 32 15 Mail : miryem.oukasmessidi@businessfrance.fr  

French Pavilion back to ADIPEC and set to explore Oil & Gas opportunities in the region

Rejula ARUN - 29-oct.-2018 06:35:18
- 51 French companies to be represented at the key global event in Hall 9 at ADNEC from the 12th to the 15th of November 2018.  United Arab Emirates- 2018  – Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will be hosting 51 leading companies from France at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) in November. Business France will be hosting the French Pavilion in partnership with RACE (special cluster for cutting-edge energy, oil and gas and renewable energy from France), Axelera (competitiveness cluster involved in chemicals, environment) and EVOLEN (French association of companies & professionals related to the Oil and Gas industry & energy). France recognizes that ADIPEC is one of the world’s largest, most important and influential oil and gas events that brings together industry stakeholders and experts to share knowledge and exchange of ideas. In recognition of the global significance of this event, France is once again committing its support by gathering renowned French companies on a national pavilion in addition to new comers.   “ADIPEC is the ideal springboard to introduce French Oil and Gas companies to the region and we are proudly supporting the exhibition by bringing a large number of industry experts and innovators to showcase their products, services and know-know. France’s oil industry posts over 90% of its turnover abroad, making it the world’s second-leading exporter, tied with Norway and the United Kingdom. Bolstered by ambitious research and development programs, the high technological expertise and innovation capacity of French companies account for the nation’s stellar performance”, commented Marc Cagnard, Managing Director of Business France in the Middle East. With an estimated total value over USD $660 billion for the 2015-2025 period; France will be providing solutions and services that meet operators’ needs including the optimization of tanks, development of reserves, precision tools for wells and surface units, facility surveillance equipment and systems, environmental protection and more. The French experts in the Oil and Gas industry will be at the exhibition and are looking forward to meet with the potential partners and customers to further foster partnerships and create continued opportunities for growth. During the show AUGIER Energy the worldwide leader in Energy Distribution & Transmission  for medium voltage solutions for long distances up to 50 kilometres, will be hosting a stand. AUGIER Energy, locally represented by  FALCOR Enginneering will be revealing the company’s latest advancements in design of cost saving systems dedicated to power supply remote receptors in Oil & Gas sites.. Their international clients will also have a chance to discover the latest in economic and efficient solutions for all electrical power supply projects. “We are very excited to return to ADIPEC 2018 which is the most important international exhibition in Oil & Gas segment. Our team of experts are eager to meet with regional colleagues and visitors to extend collaboration opportunities. In the recent years, we’ve grown and strengthened our products and services to maintain our market leadership and to provide our clients unrivaled solutions – which we will reveal at our stand,” said Djewed HARIZ, Head of International Sales, AUGIER Key products and innovations AUGIER Energy will be showcasing include the installation of an intermediate voltage transmission network with 950 V - 3200 V - 5500 V- 6600V, which reduces the cable cross-sections, costs, facilitates installation and allows multiple receivers to be powered for distances up to 50km. Additionaly, powering pumps, sensors, lighting, signaling, video surveillance systems, radars over long distances and other solutions will be on display reinforcing AUGIER Energy’s expertise in the industry. Renowned for their reliability and creating some of the most economical and secure products in the world of electrical supply, AUGIER Energy will also talk about their prestigious UAE projects including transformers installation for TAKREER Refinery which has been lead over 35 years, Outdoor lighting for 74km Ruwaiss Highway and the secure fencing of the Fujairah Military Airport. Note to Editors: ABOUT BUSINESS 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 VIE international internship program. Social Media: Account Most common used hashtags Twitter : @BF_MiddleEast  #InfoBF #FrenchPavilion #CreativeFrance For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Miryem Oukas Messidi Head of Communications – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)55 478 32 15 Mail : miryem.oukasmessidi@businessfrance.fr Exhibitors at Business France pavilion: · 2B1ST CONSULTING: consulting, data processing and services in the oil & gas and petrochemical industries. www.2b1stconsulting.com • 3X ENGINEERING: pressurized repair systems for water, oil and gas pipelines. www.3xengineering.com • AMACH CONSULTING: professionals at the service of companies for their hydraulic equipment and machine-tools. www.amach.fr • AMETHYSTE: decision-making assistance software for controlling risks in industrial environments. www.amethyste.fr • APIX ANALYTICS: new generation of gas analyzers. www.apixanalytics.com • AQSEPTENCE: separation, water and environmental technologies. www.aqseptence.com • AUGIER: power transport and distribution. www.augier.com • BARRIQUAND: heat exchangers and industrial sterilizers. www.barriquand.com • BIO-EX : latest generation of ecological foam concentrates for use in firefighting. www.bio-ex.fr • BUREAU VERITAS MARINE OFFSHORE: classification of ships and offshore units. www.bureauveritas.fr • CENTREXPERT : company dedicated to converting machines and equipment, allowing them to be used in ATEX zones. www.centrexpert.com • CHAMPALLE ALCEN: products and services for the O&G, nuclear power and energy storage industries. www.champalle-alcen.com • CHROMATOTEC- AIRMOTEC: gas analyzers. www.chromatec.com • COLAS ENVIRONNEMENT : Rehabilitation of polluted sites and soils. www.colas-environnement.com • CRYOSTAR SAS: cryogenic equipment for industrial and natural gas. www.cryostar.com • CURISTEC : well integrity and reservoir management solutions. www.curistec.com • DG SKID : Automation, Control, Monitoring and related fields. www.dg-skid.com • DORIS ENGINEERING: offshore engineering. www.doris-engineering.com • DRILLSCAN: software that models the mechanical and directional behavior of drill bits. www.drillscan.com • DRILLSTAR: oil-drilling equipment. www.drillstar-industries.com • EFINOR : metal working : engineering, manufacturing and maintenance. www.efinor.fr • F2A : design and manufacturing of aeraulic & acoustic solutions dedicated to HVAC professionals. www.f2a.fr • FEBUS OPTICS: fiber optic cable installed along pipelines to measure temperature and distortions. www.febus-optics.com • FILTRATION SA : industrial filtration. www.filtrationsa.com • LAFARGE MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: transport infrastructure equipment and materials. www.lafarge.com.eg • MARECHAL ELECTRIC: industrial power connections. www.marechal.com • MECANIC SUD INDUSTRIE: specific integration and machine-tooling in cutting-edge industries. www.mecanisud.fr • METROLOG : design and manufacturing of flow, pressure and temperature downhole memory gauges for the oil and gas industry. www.metrolog.com • NEXSON GROUP: welded heat exchangers, pressure gauges and filtration systems. www.nexson-group.com • OCEA: tank bottoms. www.ocea.fr • ONIS: shutters for the oil industry. www.onislineblind.com • OPENFIELD: well bottom instrumentation equipment. www.openfield-technology.com • POLE AVENIA: French competitiveness cluster in the area of geosciences and underground energy sources. www.pole-avenia.com • PONTICELLI: construction and maintenance of industrial pipes. www.ponticelli.com • PORCHER : technical materials allowing cutting-edge companies in the fields of aerospace and defense, automotive, construction, energy and sport. www.porcher-ind.com • PROTEM: portable or transportable milling and welding machines. www.protem.fr • SERCEL: design and manufacturing of seismic equipment and well instruments. www.sercel.com • SKF MAGNETIC MECHATRONICS: magnetic bearings, high-speed motors and electronic controllers. www.skf.com • SRI (SUD ROBINETTERIE INDUSTRIE): manual and motorized valves. www.sri.fr • TECHNOGENIA: tungsten carbide anti-wear products. www.technogenia.com • TELEPHONES LE LAS: telecommunications in critical environments. www.lelas.fr  

Bpifrance partners with Business France to launch French Hospitality Mission 2018

Rejula ARUN - 30-avr.-2018 10:29:22
From April 23rd to 25th, 2018 in Dubai • Promising French Hospitality companies and corporations represented within the delegation • Bilateral ties between the two countries continuously grown and strengthened via the hospitality sector • Promoting French Business Opportunities in UAE’s Hospitality Sector United Arab Emirates: 30 April 2018: Bpifrance, the French public investment bank partnered with Business France, the national agency in charge of the international development of the French economy, to develop a mission to explore market opportunities, financial associations and operational leadership in the hotel and restaurant services sectors in the UAE. On the occasion of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) trade show that took place at the end of April 2018, delegates and representatives from the industry took part in the mission to develop partnerships and business associations. The mission included a series of meetings with local partners, promoters, investors and franchisees to discuss French hospitality innovative offering and how it can be applied to the industry at large.  The UAE’s strong economic diversification and its hub position in the Middle East lend itself to being one of the most favorable countries for the hospitality sector, with growth at exponential rates. French businesses in the hotel, restaurant and catering services brought their renowned expertise to the discussion tables with their Emirati counterparts, further bridging and reinforcing the strong bonds shared by the two nations. With more than 700 hotels and 138,000 hotel rooms; representing a minimum of € 6.1 billion investment, Dubai alone, is one of the strategic cities of focus for the mission. By Expo 2020, the numbers are set to increase by an estimated at 40,000 additional rooms and although the hotel market is very competitive and pre-empted by large operators, the French delegation foresees prosperous opportunities for new concepts.   For Pedro Novo, head of Export Finance at Bpifrance: "This mission is perfectly in line with the DNA of Bpifrance, identify the leading companies in their sector and facilitate their international acceleration by providing specific funding and support services. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), real hub of the Middle East, Asia and Africa, which has made tourism a priority in terms of investment, constitutes an ideal destination for French hospitality and catering companies, who were able to highlight the French Touch". Key French hospitality entrepreneurs who participated across the dedicated mission include B&B HOTELS, LOUVRE HOTELS GROUP, OCEANIA HOTELS, MAISON ALBAR HOTEL, DUMAS PARIS, ÉCOLE SUPÉRIEURE D’HÔTELLERIE DE PARIS (ESH Paris), GRAND LUXURY GROUP, EPICURE CORPORATE, and POTEL ET CHABOT. The sectors studied for professional opportunities ranged from hotels, restorations & catering services, hospitality training institutes. Marc Cagnard, French Trade Commissioner in the UAE and Managing Director at Business France Middle East added : « As a leading tourist destination, France welcomes more than 83 million international tourists yearly accross + 20 000 hotels - more than 1 700 fourstar and 320 five-star. Within the frame of the hospitality week in Dubai, we wanted to organize a French Hospitality Mission to support 10 french entrepreneurs that we carefully selected to fit with local demand in the UAE. French experts wanted to show their expertise, know how and create synergies with local counterparts in order to highlight the local offer in the lead up to Expo 2020 and beyond it. In addition to the preparations and competing on tenders for Expo 2020, the French delegation also worked toward future hospitality goals taking into consideration the plans for the Vision 2030 and the Dubai Plan 2021 defining it as the preferred place to live, work and visit. During this week, Bpifrance Excellence, corporate network of 4000 businesses organized a half a day immersion in the desert of Dubai to offer a collective experience to the delegation, provide a real-life experience and help them discover the most admirable natural spots of Dubai. The program included round tables with the participation of Olivier Granet, CEO Middle East & Africa, AccorHotels, Gaelle Doré, Managing Director, Cent Degrés Middle East, Stéphanie Danial, and Nara Escape and Yann Mrazek, Partner M-HQ.    Note to Editors: Bpifrance – subsidiary of Caisse des Dépôts and the French State – is a long-standing trusted partner of entrepreneurs and corporations, from their launch phase and registration in the stock market to provision of facilities of credit, guarantees and capital.  Bpifrance also provides support and follow up in partnership with Business France and Coface to ensure sound expansion, better business and strong innovation of French corporations. Bpifrance offers French firms and corporations an array of funding solutions to support their phases of expansion and growth. In addition, its offerings are perfectly adapted to individual regional specificities and characteristics. Bpifrance spreads its activities in 48 regional offices (where 90 % of its funding decisions taken in regional offices), hence becoming a worthy economic competitive tool for entrepreneurs. Bpifrance works in line with state and regional public policies to achieve the following objectives: • enhance regional economic development • play a key role in boosting French industrial revival • provide opportunities for future champions to thrive Bpifrance is a strong, close and efficient partner of firms and corporations, capable of fulfilling all their needs of funding, innovation and investment. www.bpifrance.fr  / Twitter : @bpifrance About Business 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 VIE international internship program. You can follow the different steps of the mission through Twitter: Accounts  Hashtags  @BF_MiddleEast @bpifrance @Bpiexcellence  #FrenchHospitalityMission2018   For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Miryem Oukas Head of Communications – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)55 478 32 15 Mail : miryem.oukasmessidi@businessfrance.fr

French Electricity expertise to be showcased once again this year at Middle East Electricity

Rejula ARUN - 15-févr.-2018 12:07:20
Discover French innovations from March 6 to 8 at the French Pavilion, Dubai World Trade Centre United Arab Emirates, 15 February 2018 – Business France is once again presenting the world-class, innovative and dynamic French electricity sector via the French Pavilion at the Middle East Electricity Exhibition from the 6th to the 8th of March. As a key platform for the introduction of new products and services in the world of electricity, this flagship exhibition continues to be a springboard for French businesses looking to expand in the region. The exhibitors at the French Pavilion are geared to welcome the thousands of participants expected and to showcase their latest novelties. France, one of the global leaders in the electricity industry (leading exporter in Europe), will showcase a diverse offering across the sector with representation from companies including: power generation, transmission, distribution equipment and applications, products and systems for protection, security and lighting. Products and solutions will also be displayed from every level of the electricity value chain including electrical network operators, telecoms operators, engineering firms, integrators, equipment suppliers, component manufacturers, ICT firms and others. As the world’s top eighth producer of electricity, with one of the highest quality supplies of electrical power and the world’s seventh-largest exporter of electrical equipment, selected French companies look forward to offer quality products and expert advisory to the regional partners. Marc Cagnard, managing director at Business France Middle East stated: “this trade show represents a benchmark exhibition for France’s electricity sector, with the ever growing number of large-scale infrastructure projects in the Middle East, France’s electricity industry - with the newly introduced technologies - are high in demand.” In this very favorable environment where US$283 billion of investment in the Middle East between now and 2020 has been confirmed, the French experts are well placed to offer competitive and groundbreaking solutions to regional partners. “We noticed over the past few years that this exhibition offers French companies tremendous opportunities to interact with regional leaders in the industry, fostering key business relationships for greater growth”, Cagnard Added. Come and visit French companies located in Hall 7: ADDEV MATERIALS (www.addevmaterials.com) AEG POWER SOLUTIONS (www.aegps.com) AOIP (www.aoip.com) ARC INFORMATIQUE (www.pcvuesolutions.com) CABLE EQUIPEMENTS (www.cable-equipements.fr) CHAUVIN ARNOUX (www.chauvin-arnoux.com) CITEL 2 CP (www.citel.fr) DELTA BOX (www.delta-box.com) DERANCOURT (www.derancourt.com) ENERSYS (www.enersys.com) ENSTO (www.ensto.com) GINDRE DUCHAVANY (www.gindre.com) INFOSEC COMMUNICATION (www.infosec-ups.com) JEUMONT ELECTRIC (www.jeumontelectric.com) JST TRANSFORMATEURS (www.jst-transformers.com) MAFELEC (www.mafelec.com) NILED (www.niled.fr) OBSTA (www.obsta.com) RS ISOLTEC (www.rsisolsec.com) SAFT (www.saftbatteries.com) SEDIVER (www.sediver.com) Note to Editors: The French Electricity Sector Fact Sheet: * The world’s number eight producer of electricity * Europe’s leading exporter of electricity, ahead of Germany and the Czech Republic * The world’s seventh-largest exporter of electrical equipment * French companies EDF and ENGIE are ranked first and second respectively in the list of the biggest electricity producers in France and worldwide * Total sales of €12.5 billion, of which 57% from export sales * 180 companies that are GIMELEC members and 66,700 direct jobs in France ABOUT BUSINESS 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 VIE international internship program. Social Media: Account English Hashtags Arabic Hashtags Twitter : @BF_MiddleEast  #InfoBF #FrenchPavilion #CreativeFrance #الجناح_الفرنسي #قطاع_الكهرباء_الفرنسي #صناعة_الكهرباء For more info, feel free to reach Business France: Miryem Oukas Messidi Head of Communications – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)55 478 32 15 / t : https://twitter.com/Miryem0M Mail : miryem.oukasmessidi@businessfrance.fr
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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. For further information, please visit:  www.businessfrance.fr Consulting:  Law and regulation Market benchmarking Projects and requests for proposals Contacts : Market prospection Exhibitions and B to B meetings Technologic partnerships Communication : Press and public relations Professional advertisements Commerc

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