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France to introduce new operating models & capabilities at Gulfood Manufacturing 2019

Sarah Benyoub - 17-oct.-2019 10:48:51
Press release   France to introduce new operating models & capabilities at Gulfood Manufacturing 2019   • 2 French pavilions specialized in Ingredients (Sheikh Saeed 1) and Process & Packaging (Za’abeel) to support the growth of the Middle Eastern markets • 45 companies gathered through one common topic : Innovation   From October 29th to 31st 2019, DWTC   United Arab Emirates, October 16 2019 - Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will be running 2 French pavilions at Gulfood Manufacturing 2019. This trade show devoted to new manufactured Ingredients and Processing Equipment will feature 45 French F&B manufacturers willing to connect with demanding buyers. Spread over 600 square meters, the Ingredients pavilion will be located on Sheikh Saeed 1 and the Process & Packaging pavilion will be located on Za’abeel 3.  As the leading industrial sector in France, Food industry is the driving force of its economy with a turnover of 166 billion € (in 2018) including 21% generated when French companies are exporting.    For the first time at Gulfood Manufacturing and with the support of Brittany (West of France) and North of France regions, Business France will roll out an Innovation Tour Experience to highlight over 10 companies having a high innovation potential to share with local partners. With +35 thousand expected visitors, this three-day event is the biggest for the food processing and packaging industry in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. The French Innovation Tour Experience will introduce as an example the French way of cooking arabic crepes or breads, or even how a French food specialist supports the nutritional challenge of sugar reduction and still offers tasty products.   Frederic Szabo, Managing Director Business France Middle East stated : « France is home to a thriving community of entrepreneurs, engineers, investors, and other talented people who are embracing the potential of technology to change the world. Hence when food and technology are combined, it is nurturing meaningful development in food making processes. And the Gulfood Manufacturing is an opportunity for French companies to emphasize their innovations both in ingredients and equipment ».    In 2018, more than 55 million euros of food processing equipment  have been imported in the Middle East (GCC, Egypt, Lebanon), including 77% in the GCC (the main categories of equipment are machinery for filling, closing, sealing and labelling bottles, cans, bags and other containers, machinery for the industrial preparation or manufacture of food and beverages).   French ingredients are also largely used in the region, especially in the bakery, dairies, confectionary industry and in food service.    While the United Arab Emirates imported +10% French dairy products in 2018 than the previous year, the French dairy products imported by the GCC in 2018 reached 1.4 billion euros, they reached a market share of 8.1% in KSA. France is also the 2nd supplier of butter in Saudi Arabia. We observe at the same time that imports of French cereals have yet grown significantly in the Middle East.   With consumer satisfaction at the forefront, the French expertise that will be showcased during the event is wide and specialised in:   Ingredients : Infant food, confectionary, dairies, bakery/pastry, cereal-based preparations, organic & fine food products, preservatives & flavourings, premix solutions.   Food-processing equipment : cooling system, food & beverage process engineering, labelling solutions, crepes machines, bakery & sweets, cutting machine, dairy equipment, production line expertise, packaging solutions, disposable tableware, sterilization and food tech solutions.   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:  Twitter: @BF_MiddleEast                 @BF_Food                @BF_Agrotech    Account Most  C ommon used hashtags : #FrenchIngredient #ChooseFrance  #FrenchEquipment   Press release and picture  

La French Tech and the latest in innovation to be showcased at GITEX 2019

YASMINA OUARI - 19-sept.-2019 13:31:21
Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, is showcasing French technology and innovation at GITEX on the French Tech pavilion organized by Business France. Amadeus, one of the leading providers of travel technology, will be the official partner of the French Pavilion which will headline national companies driving the latest advancement in fintech, e-commerce, e-government, cybersecurity, blockchain consulting, smart cities, the IoT, VR/AR and Artificial Intelligence.   This year, the French Pavilion will also showcase innovations by French startups who are ready to share breakthrough solutions and meet stakeholders attending the show, including Wizaplace, a marketplace solution for e-commerce, Token Capital, a blockchain consulting company, Dawex, a provider of data marketplace platform, Bertin IT, specialist of cyber intelligence, Two-i VCA, a comprehensive solution to analyze videos to enhance security or enable proactive and focused business decisions by collecting metadata, as well as Blue Whale Company, offering a range of autonomous, ready-to-use connected 2G and NBIOT products for the reduction of water consumption and for multi-energies control and probes measurement.    “On behalf of Business France, it is with great honor to participate once again at GITEX as committed partners over the last six years. It is an exciting year for La French Tech and we look forward to introducing startups with revolutionary new ideas to the potential investors visiting, while our highly regarded companies look to meet with new partners as part of their business expansion”, Mr Frederic Szabo, Managing Director at Business France Middle East stated said. France is achieving strong growth in the technology space internally and through foreign direct investments. The technology economy growth presented a turnover of over €1.1 billion in 2018. The growth of “smart” connected objects increased to 17% compared to 2017 (GFK, 2019). In 2018, the market for the connected home (household appliances, home automation and network products) represented 55% of the turnover of the sector and showed the strongest growth at +35%, i.e. €624 million. This was followed by “wearables” (31%) and drones and gadgets (12%) (GFK, 2019).    The spectacular rise in funding startups through venture and growth capital is also making France one of the world’s leading startup nations. In a recent EY Venture Capital survey, France was ranked second in Europe for fundraising, both in terms of the number of deals and the sums raised, which exceeded a record of €3.2 billion in 2018 (up 28%).    Amadeus’ solutions connect travelers to the journeys they want through travel agents, search engines, tour operators, airlines, airports, hotels, cars and railways. The company developed its technology in partnership with the travel industry for over 30 years. Amadeus combine a deep understanding of how people travel with the ability to design and deliver the most complex, trusted, critical systems, helping connect over 1.6 billion people a year to local travel providers in over 190 countries. Amadeus is really passionate in its pursuit of better technology that makes better journeys.    Amadeus, as the official partner of the French Pavilion, will award the most innovative French Tech company of the Pavilion.   As a nation that fosters technology growth and success, the exhibitors are keen to create contacts and identify experienced partners in the United Arab Emirates and the MENA region via their presence at GITEX. -END -        Note to Editors:   Exhibitor’s Catalog :  https://bit.ly/2o4rslX   https://amadeus.com/fr   https://two-i.com/   https://www.dejamobile.com/   https://www.bluewhalecompany.com/home-water-consumption-control-BREEAM.html   http://tokencapitalmarket.com/   https://www.wizaplace.com/fr/   https://www.dawex.com/fr/   https://linagora.com/   https://www.logicom-europe.com/en/   https://www.tallyos.com/   http://www.athesi.fr/language/fr/athesi-specialiste-de-solutions-de-mobilite-et-de-tracabilite   https://www.acoba.com/   https://www.bertin-it.com/en/   https://www.dilitrust.com/  https://www.systancia.com/     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 #FrenchTech    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 

Digitalization at the forefront of the 4th UAE France Oil and Gas Connecting Days

Rejula ARUN - 18-avr.-2019 11:51:36
PRESS RELEASE   Digitalization at the forefront of  the 4th UAE France Oil and Gas Connecting Days    United Arab Emirates; April 2019: Business France jointly with EVOLEN, and the French Business Group hosted the 4th annual UAE France Oil and Gas Connecting Days in the beginning of April in Abu Dhabi. Launched under the patronage of His Excellency Ludovic Pouille, Ambassador of France to the United Arab Emirates, the two-day forum focused on Digitalization, Energy Efficiency, New Technologies for Gas Processing and Plant Operations. The topics presented in a series of presentations of new solutions by the French innovative companies participating, towards ADNOC Group’s Key decision makers.   Since 2015, the UAE France Oil and Gas Connecting Days has become an essential rendez-vous between UAE and France in the Oil & Gas sector. This year with the support of Total in the UAE as gold sponsor and Schneider Electric as silver sponsor, over 10 companies were represented to showcase the latest technology and industry innovations.     The forum took place in two distinct locations bridging the topics with live demonstrations. On the first day of the event took place at Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, next to the Sheikh Khalifa Energy Complex where ADNOC subsidiaries are located. On the second day, French companies met ADNOC operational teams in the Ruwais Industrial Area where hydrocarbons are processed.    The historical ties between the United Arab Emirates and France having served as a strong base in bilateral cooperations in an important number of domains, is particulary prevalent in Oil & Gas field. The strong innovative capabilities of the French industry in Energy, Oil and Gas sectors will help to strengthen business relationships between Emirati and French organizations.   With Digitalization as the overarching theme, the forum covered Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Predictive Analytics/Maintenance. Sessions on Energy Efficiency included details on Waste Heat Recovery, Energy Management software and tools, Energy optimization in Gas Processing and the Best Available Techniques (BAT). The sessions focused on New technologies for Plant Operations delved deeper into the technical aspects of the technology and management side of the industry.    Following the successful sessions in 2015, 2017, and 2018 under the framework of UAE France strategic dialog,  the 4th annual UAE France Oil and Gas Connecting Days aims to highlight the strong innovative capabilities brought together by two forward thinking nations.   - END         -  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.    About EVOLEN: EVOLEN network brings together some 1,350 members (250 corporate members and 1,100 individual oil and gas professionals). Their areas of expertise cover the entire oil and gas sector (exploration, production, storage, refining, and distribution) and renewables.  EVOLEN aims to promote the technological and industrial excellence of the French hydrocarbons industry and energy futures across the world and to foster the international deployment of French energy industry companies. The French hydrocarbons industry has many strengths, notably its great capacity for innovation, which has enabled it to meet the increasingly stringent requirements of quality and safety. Moreover, its technologies and know-how are being applied intensively to new sources of energy.   ABOUT THE FRENCH BUSINESS GROUP:  The French Business Group is a dynamic and independent non-profit organization committed to promote business relations between the United Arab Emirates and France. It has nearly 200 members and represents sectors such as Oil & Gas, construction, defense, aerospace, aviation, hospitality, finance and telecom. The main missions are to promote bilateral trade, represent and serve the interests of its members and enhance Franco-Emirati connections.   ABOUT TOTAL: Total is a major energy player, which produces and markets fuels, natural gas and low-carbon electricity. It is present in the UAE since 1939 across all elements of the energy sector. Total is in partnership with ADNOC and the majority of Abu Dhabi’s oil, gas and energy companies. It has interests in several joint ventures, plus operational presence through its affiliates Total Abu Al Bukhoosh, Total Solar Middle East, Total Marketing Middle East blending plant, Total E&P UAE Unconventional Gas B.V. and via its trading branch TOTSA.   Championing civic responsibility for future generations through the Total Foundation and promoting one of the key pillars of its societal activities, Youth, Inclusion and Education, Total is committed to the development of youth in the country.   For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Yasmina OUARI  Press Officer  – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)52 99 529 97  Mail : yasmina.ouari@businessfrance.fr    

French companies show their loyalty to the BAUMA MUNICH show

Rejula ARUN - 09-avr.-2019 08:27:02
United Arab Emirates, April 9, 2019 - A must-attend event for any construction and ministry industry professional, BAUMA, the reference triennial event, gives exhibitors the world over the chance unveil their innovative ideas to the show’s audience of professional visitors. Under the aegis of BUSINESS FRANCE, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, 28 French companies will exhibit their technologies and innovations at the BAUMA Show, from April 8-14, 2019 in Munich. French know-how, recognised the world over The quality of the structures produced by French companies is recognized as much nationally (in particular with the engineering and transport and development project management specialists working to build Grand Paris) and globally. The sector enjoys the know-how of multiple major corporations. France’s engineering prowess is highly-appreciated at the international level, and its material and equipment suppliers also enjoy a solid reputation.    On the strength of its 7,355 businesses and 235,300 employees, the French Public Works industry earned, in 2017, €38.6 billion in revenue in France and €30 billion internationally, up by 7.9% compared to 2016. This hike in activity is owed primarily to the Oceania (41.7%), European (+15.9%) and, to a lesser extent, Asian (+3.6%) markets. While the European market accounts for more than half of their activity worldwide, France’s companies have also become the measuring stick in other regions of the globe, earning €4.4 billion in North America, €3.8 billion in Africa, €2.3 billion in Asia, €1.9 billion in Oceania, €1.3 billion in Latin America and €1.1 billion in the Near and Middle East.   France has multiple assets to boast, including:  Unquestionable product quality, the renown of its architects and engineers worldwide.    An active Innovation and Research & Development policy.    Unforgiving standards: initiatives to promote prevention and safety, ensure personnel safety, and secure certification. The France Pavilion at BAUMA will showcase a range of companies selected for the representative panorama they offer of the industry. Innovation will also be on display, with construction material and services, including equipment for working concrete and construction site equipment: lighting balloons, depth control systems, hydraulic cylinders, scaffolding, and on-site sheds. Construction machinery and vehicles will also be shown, as will air conditioning and heating solutions, safety and driving assistance systems for construction machinery or assistance or load-bearing exoskeletons.   Business France Pavilion layout: Hall A2:  AGS , BRIDGIN , FAURECIA, GREYSTAL, PROMENS FRANCE, RB3D, RICHEL, ROLLIX DEFONTAINE, SAHGEV, SAUDEM, SEQUANTA, SMIE, SNDC, STARTER, WATTALPS. RUBIX.    Hall C2: ACREOS, ARAMINE, COLTRAX/CP distribution, JAY ELECTRONIQUE, LUMIAIR, MAC 3, MANOIR, MONROC, MS, SETFORGE. RUBIX   Outdoors: ARGUMAT, BUCHER MUNICIPAL/ARVEL, PACLITE EQUIPMENT, RB3D, RIVARD.   To find out more: BUSINESS FRANCE Isabelle DUVAL, Project Leader Tel.: +33 (0)1 40 73 33 31 Email:  isabelle.duval@businessfrance.fr Website:  export.businessfrance.fr   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 For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Yasmina OUARI Press Officer - Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)52 995 29 97  Mail :  yasmina.ouari@businessfrance.fr   

France at Cabsat 2019 French companies to introduce their innovative offer to CABSAT visitors on the French Pavilion

Rejula ARUN - 06-mars-2019 08:27:22
United Arab Emirates: March, 2019 - Cabsat  is the world’s leading broadcast and audiovisual event in the Middle East. It attracted 13,658 visitors in 2018. Every year, Business France, the national agency dedicated to the internationalization of the French economy, organizes the "French Pavilion” at the show to present French audiovisual innovations. This year, from March 12 to 14, 14 companies will exhibit there in a 156 sq m space in Hall 3 . "French companies are going to Cabsat not only in order to better understand the market and discover business opportunities, but also to create partnerships with local players in the digital media sector, such as broadcasters, producers, integrators and TV channels," said Marie-Françoise Nolet, in charge of organizing the pavilion at Business France. Some of them benefit from VR programs organized ahead of time with major regional accounts. Several innovations in the audiovisual sector will be exhibited there (recording and broadcasting equipment, UHD/4K, IPTV and TV on mobile, content creation, management and distribution technologies). The Content Armor startup will present new solutions to help the multimedia and entertainment industry fight content piracy. Hexaglobe will be exhibiting for the first time by offering a new online video distribution product to broadcasters and digital media. The INA Audiovisual Institute will be presenting the INA-Signature, a new tool designed to protect industrialized content and copyright. French equipment manufacturers enjoy a worldwide reputation and operate in all areas of the audiovisual sector. The French market continues to expand in high added value services and has recorded significant growth in HD, particularly UHD, in production and dissemination. Digital broadcasting has been successfully deployed in France over all types of media (terrestrial, cable, satellite, IP). It should be noted that the industry generates significant revenues through exports for production (filming) and post-production (dubbing, subtitling, image processing). Come and meet the exhebitors on the Creative France pavilion in Hall 3 Exhebitors Catalogue: https://bit.ly/2NJsWek 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 #FranceAtCabsat For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Contact: Marie-Françoise Nolet marie-françoise.nolet@businessfrance.fr Yasmina Ouari Press Officer – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)52 99 529 97 Mail : yasmina.ouari@businessfrance.fr 

FRANCE AT MEDLAB 2019 February 4 to 7, 2019 at DWTC

Rejula ARUN - 03-févr.-2019 11:46:21
• 11 French companies to be gathered on the French pavilion • Major innovations to be exhibited in hematology, biochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, cytology and pharmacogenetics. United Arab Emirates  2019 : 11 French companies will be taking part in the region’s largest laboratory trade show, in Dubai, from February 4-7, 2019. Showcased across 180 m², the French in vitro diagnostics industry (IVD) will unveil its latest innovative ideas, which are the strategic pillars of the sector’s development. Health innovation goes well beyond medical innovation, particularly because the fields involved, and in particular the in vitro diagnostics industry, are becoming more numerous, diversified and interdependent. The IVD industry forms an essential part of the healthcare system. Over the past several decades, in vitro diagnostics (IVD) manufacturers have been able to gain the efficiency they needed, by investing ever more in scientific and technological innovation. Thanks to a particularly dynamic market, the in vitro diagnostics industry continues to invest massively in R&D and in its own industrial facilities. The major innovations of the companies exhibiting at the French Pavilion are as many breakthroughs in hematology, biochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, cytology and pharmacogenetics. The laboratory industry in Europe ranks France as the second largest market behind Germany. France is a big producer of medicines driven by a dense industrial ecosystem with +271 production facilities and a highly skilled workforce. In 2017, the turnover of the medicine industry reached 54 billion euros in France, almost 50% intended to be exported. The French btob sector of the pharmaceutical industry gathers around 130 000 employees. Stand to watch: LABELIANS will be exhibiting for the 3rd time in the French Pavilion at MEDLAB Dubai. The teams from LABELIANS will present, at their stand, their full range of pre-analytical, sampling transport, molecular biology, liquid handling products, etc... Plus, in a much- awaited reveal, the FMBIO5 Bioleader® armchair for blood sampling. Conceived and designed by LABELIANS, the FMBIO5 bioleader® armchair for blood sampling is wide, robust and long-lasting. Its ergonomic upholstery and non-slip front cushion provide exceptional seating comfort. It can be equipped with a gynecological kit (paper roll holder, clamps, stainless steel stirrups) or a stainless steel tray. Biomnis, the European leader in specialized medical pathology, will be exhibiting at the France Pavilion at MEDLAB Dubai. The laboratory has chosen this leading congress to present its new range of preventive laboratory tests to its correspondents in the Middle East. Since June 2018, Eurofins Biomnis has been offering clinicians and patients a new comprehensive range of preventive laboratory tests to prevent the signs of aging which the body can experience over time: JUVENALIS®. An evaluation of an individual’s metabolic, hormonal, micronutritional or digestive profiles can help prevent, for instance, the occurrence of pathologies or identify the possible causes of distress. For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Malika HACHEMI Project Manager Business France Tel +33 (0)1 40 73 35 70 malika.hachemi@businessfrance.fr Note to Editors 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 #FrenchHealthcare For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Yasmina OUARI Press Officer – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)52 99 529 97 Mail : yasmina.ouari@businessfrance.fr  

OCEAN FRESH WATER to unveil a novel approach to bottled water with Ôdeep at Gulfood 2019

Rejula ARUN - 03-févr.-2019 11:20:30
• Participation marks a first for the company at the international annual food & beverage trade show (stand Z4-B38) Dubai, UAE – February 3, 2019 : OCEAN FRESH WATER, the French beverage company is proud to announce their inaugural participation at Gulfood 2019 with the reveal of their revolutionary bottled deep sea water brand, Ôdeep. Marking the 24th edition of Gulfood, the event will be taking place from the 17th to the 21st of February 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Dubbed as the most anticipated annual food & beverage trade exhibition, Gulfood 2019 is set to welcome over 5,000 exhibitors and 98,000 attendees to showcase their latest products and cutting-edge innovations across eight of the biggest commodity trading sectors: Beverages; Dairy; Fats & Oils; Health, Wellness & Free-From; Pulses, Grains & Cereals; Meat & Poultry; Power Brands and World Food. Extracted from a depth of over 200m, Ôdeep reveals the richness of the ocean depths. Out of the reach of solar rays, the brand offers the market the purest water source rich in minerals. In fact, the composition of Ôdeep matches the natural minerality of the human body. The original balance of marine minerals enables an improved assimilation compared with terrestrial minerals. One single glass of Ôdeep will provide you with the same benefits as two glasses of conventional water. Commenting on the reveal and participation, Jacques Le Moigne, Chief Executive Officer of Ôdeep, stated: “With over 70% of the planet covered in water and the human demand continuing to grow, it was becoming evident that we needed to find an alternative to land-based water resources. To offer a more sustainable resource for the future, deep ocean water presented a more reliable and secure alternative, rich in minerals and lower in sodium than the best waters in the market. We are proud to be at the forefront of this discovery with the launch of  Ôdeep and are eager to showcase our product to the region’s growing market at Gulfood 2019.” Collected across the five oceans, Ôdeep is harvested, processed, bottled and palletized all onboard the bottling vessel. Such a technology stands as a breakthrough in eco-aware bottling approach, thus freeing itself from a mainland production site in order to turn seas and oceans into an ocean of opportunities. Available in a 0.6L bottle for daily consumption or in 1.5L for convivial table moments, Ôdeep’s fresh taste is a crisp robe of flavor making it a pleasurable drink to be enjoyed with family or friends at any time of day. Representatives will be located at the Ôdeep stand Z4-B38 where there will be tasting sessions throughout the five days of the exhibition.  - END -
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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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