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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     

Meljac to showcase its Classic Collection at Downtown Design Dubai

Sarah Benyoub - 24-oct.-2019 13:20:47
 Meljac to showcase its Classic Collection at Downtown Design Dubai (French Pavilion, area A05)   United Arab Emirates, 24 October 2019 - Meljac, the leading supplier of high-end electrical fittings, will be exhibiting its designs for the first time in the United Arab Emirates at Downtown Design Dubai from November 12 to 15. Players from across the local market (designers, home designers, etc.) will have the opportunity to discover the French expertise for which the brand is famous, including in particular its signature solid brass Classic Collection. Meljac: combining quality and esthetics Switches, power outlets, reading lights… As well as discovering Meljac’s wide range of solutions, visitors will also be able to see a few of the custom designs that are the brand’s undeniable asset.  They will also be able to appreciate the quality of the brass used, the variety of formats on offer and the possible combinations of mechanisms, as well as home automation and electrical packages (thermostats, climate controls, controls for blinds, audio controls, etc.). The firm will be showing off its 25 refined finishes, all of which are the product of meticulous surface treatment consisting of several complex steps carried out by hand. For example, Meljac offers finishes in nickel, chrome, gunmetal, bronze, and so on. But also glazed, sanded, textured, patinated… The Classic Collection is recognizable by its beveled edges and the Meljac water drop levers inspired by 1930s style. Marketed all over the world, it is a favorite amongst decorators, interior designers, electricians and homeowners for its unparalleled quality and its clean, understated and timeless design. More broadly, the brand offers ten or so collections in high-quality materials such as brass, Limoges porcelain, tempered glass and even semi-precious stones. “With an increasing number of exceptional projects in the region, we chose Downtown Design Dubai to showcase our expertise through a diverse range of products, in the United Arab Emirates. Our goal is to meet architects, interior designers, integrators and local players more generally to gain a better understanding of their expectations and the specifics of this market.”  Jean-Michel Lagarde, Chief Executive of Meljac Distribution: Meljac Export Department (export@meljac.com / +33 1 47 34 21 42).   PRESS CONTACT: Leslie Béraud, Meljac Communications Department – l.beraud@meljac.com – Tel: +33 (0) 1 7137 2400  

For high-speed bottling lines: choose THE EXPERTS! Ensure performance, savings, and sustainability

Sarah Benyoub - 22-oct.-2019 13:18:28
For high-speed bottling lines: choose THE EXPERTS! Ensure performance, savings, and sustainability   EMEA high-speed bottling lines growing market needs expertise United Arab Emirates, October 22nd, 2019, In the Middle East and UAE soft-drinks and bottled water markets are projected to grow by 5 to 6% in the coming 5 years (source Euromonitor). To meet this growing demand, OEM’s are designing turnkey high-speed lines. Turnkey should not mean “one supplier for all equipments”. Customers still have the choice to benefit from expert suppliers understanding their specific needs and offering adapted solutions. Success on high-speed lines requires a focus on maximum output: ensure specific commitment on hygiene, food safety and avoid stoppages due for i.e. to improper capping or labelling. When it comes to producing with higher sustainability level too, saving water, avoiding chemicals, reducing packaging material weight, THE EXPERTS are one step ahead the OEM’s who cannot invest in all technologies simultaneously. Gulfood Manufacturing, the right place to meet THE EXPERTS For the major event of Gulfood Manufacturing, 4 French companies: ICE Water Management, Claranor, Zalkin and Sleever, are teaming up on one common booth. All offer the best available technologies in their field for high-speed filling lines. On THE EXPERTS’ booth they will present their expertise and solutions. Ensure performance, savings, and sustainability with THE EXPERTS! ICE Water Management, specialist of water management, offers solutions to enhance quality and ensure water savings at each step of the process. Water savings is the key interest for bottlers. A digital solution such as ICE Connect helps to reduce water consumption up to 15% and increase production line availability up to 10%.   With the Pulsed Light Technology, Claranor offers the best compromise between high speed treatment and high efficiency for inline packaging sterilization. The equipments for cap and preform treatment operate water-free, chemical free, with a very low operation cost of 25$/million cap. Used on ultra-clean lines, Pulsed Light enables to produce without ozone.   Zalkin provides high-performance tailor-made capping solutions and collaborates with several major bottled water companies in providing solutions to bottling water using lightweight, thinner, smaller containers and caps. In addition to sustainability substantial cost savings can be achieved: an estimated 1/3 less plastic.   With its exclusive LDPET product, innovative shrink-sleeve pioneer Sleever International, enables beverage producers to ensure clear PET bottle recyclability whilst maintaining premium product differentiation. Sleever’s unique vertical integration offers an innovative product/machine solution LDPET® - Combisteam LDPET® for optimal performance, reduced energy consumption by 60%.   Choose the best-in-class equipment with the EXPERTS! By offering tailor-made solutions, THE EXPERTS allow beverage manufacturers to enhance performances, savings and sustainability on high-speed filling lines, even if integrated by the largest OEM’s.   Contact :                    Lucie RAY-LALANNE, Sleever Communication Director lucie.ray-lalanne@sleever.com - tel + 33 1 69 74 75 62   Learn more: Ice-water-treatment.com; Claranor.com; Zalkin.com; Sleever.com    

Together with Airbus and Submer Technologies, 2CRSi has won a very high-performance server contract for a European anti-crime agency

Sarah Benyoub - 09-oct.-2019 10:20:19
  Together with Airbus and Submer Technologies, 2CRSi has won a very high-performance server contract for a European anti-crime agency   United Arabe Emirates, October 7,2019 – 2CRSi announces that it has been chosen by AIRBUS to provide very high-performance calculation servers that will be used by a European anti-crime agency. This commercial success relates to the rollout of OCtoPus 1.8B servers for a total 3,744 CPU Intel ® Xeon ® cores and more than 7.45 million NVIDIA ® CUDA ® cores. These OCP (Open Compute Project) servers have been specially designed to function in immersion cooling tanks developed by SUBMER TECHNOLOGIES. The range of OCtoPus servers, launched by 2CRSi in 2017, provides a tangible response to the energy requirements of datacenters in order to meet their ecological challenges  with a reduction in the energy consumption of OCtoPus servers of more than 23% compared to equivalent servers fitted with traditional cooling systems. Under this AIRBUS project, the combination of 2CRSi servers and SUBMER TECHNOLOGIES cooling systems offers an even greater reduction in energy consumption through the elimination of air-conditioning: the servers are immersed in a dielectric cooling liquid which is itself cooled through a water circuit. 2CRSi and SUBMER TECHNOLOGIES have succeeded in making the difference as a result of the unique technical features of their submerges servers. Other decisive factors in the choice: the simplification and speed of the installation and fitting-out of the datacenter due to the integration of its products: with this solution, 3 months are sufficient to install the datacenter compared to 1½ to 2 years for a traditional datacenter. This technological achievement has been decisive in winning this contract. Moreover, long-term cost control was crucial for the future renewal of equipment: it will be possible to replace computer components (CPU and GPU cards, memory, etc.), where technological development, is very rapid. Feed and cooling modules will be retained. Overall and in addition to the relatively limited investment budget, the operating costs related to the servers installed at the end client will be reduced by more than 60%. An achievement that is both economic and ecological. With this contract, this customer should be one of the Group’s Top 5 customers in 2019. The order billing will take place before the end of the year. “We are proud to have been chosen by an international security player whose requirements in terms of performance and reliability are clear. Once again, we have succeeded in making the difference though our innovative and competitive solutions. I would like to congratulate our teams who are the heart of this new success, which further strenghtens our commercial visibility internationally." said Alai Wilmouth, Founder, Chairman and CEO. - END - About 2CRSi 2CRSi is based in Strasbourg and has subsidiaries in Manchester, Dubai and San Jose in the Silicon Valley. It specialises in the design and manufacturing of very high-performance IT servers. It provides innovative calculation, data storage and data transfer solutions to over 200 clients in 25 countries. In 2018, 2CRSi Group generated consolidated revenues of €65.2m. For further information please visit: www.2crsi.fr   Actifin Jennifer Jullia Financial Press Relations jjullia@actifin.fr   + 33 (0)1 56 88 11 19    

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 

Arkema to further extend its presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the acquisition of ArrMaz

Rejula ARUN - 09-juil.-2019 13:55:14
United Arab Emirates - On July 1st  2019, Arkema completed the acquisition of ArrMaz, a global leader in specialty surfactants for crop nutrition, mining and infrastructure markets with a strong presence in Saudi Arabia. Thanks to this acquisition, Arkema will support the development of its customers in the region with top quality technical and logistics services.  ArrMaz offers tailored and sustainable solutions for the specific and ever-changing needs of its customers in a variety of industrial markets. In Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ArrMaz offers a wide range of additives in the mining market to help optimize grade recovery and process performance in mining operations. It operates a new state-of-the-art plant located in Al Jalamid, producing specialty surfactants to support the growth of the Saudi phosphate industry.   “ArrMaz is very excited to be joining forces with Arkema. ArrMaz Gulf Chemicals has been serving the Kingdom’s growing phosphate industry since 2010, and the combination of Arkema’s and ArrMaz expertise will enable us to create new solutions for our valued customers and new opportunities for our dedicated employees in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.” Dave Keselica CEO ArrMaz “Leader in specialty surfactants, we have been active in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since 2014 serving major customers for the domestic market and exporting oilfield chemicals to neighboring countries. This acquisition will boost Arkema position in the region.” stated Jean-Francois Chesneau, Global President of surfactants and additives, Arkema  In the region, Arkema is operating a blending plant and storage in oil additives. More broadly, the Group is involved across the oil and gas value chain, from offshore production to refineries, shipping and sales at the pump. For example, our Rilsan® biobased polyamide 11 and our Kynar® polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) are used in the transportation of oil and gas, and our sulfur-based chemical expertise enables desulfurization in the final step in the refining process. The Group also provides products for the odorization of natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to make them detectable in the event of leaks. Finally, its range of products includes custom solutions for drying and purification with the Siliporite® molecular sieves as well as polymerization initiators such as Luperox® organic peroxides.  “Arkema has been supplying the oil and gas, petrochemicals and construction markets of Saudi Arabia for more than 30 years and has developed strong relationships with key customers. With the acquisition of ArrMaz, Arkema will further strengthen its presence in the Kingdom.” said Abdelkader KADRI – CEO Arkema Middle East With Arkema’s strong expertise in specialty surfactants and formulation, this acquisition will combine two organizations that are highly complementary and will support customers’ development in this region.  A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €8.8 billion in 2018, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 55 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.  www.arkema.com   CONTACTS Abdelkader Kadri : +971 48 75 17 01 abdelkader.kadri@arkema.com  

ContentArmor to showcase its latest anti piracy solutions for Live Sports at CabSat 2019

Rejula ARUN - 11-mars-2019 05:50:51
United Arab Emirates  March, 2019 — ContentArmor, the bitstream watermarking vendor, announced today it will showcase its latest anti-piracy solutions at the Dubai tradeshow. ContentArmor SAS is a global provider of content protection technologies for sports and media industries from content production to end-user distribution. ContentArmor’s Video Watermarking solution modifies the bitstream directly, resulting in blitz-fast embedding. Its unique technology enables integration at any point of the distribution chain, including CDN edge servers or low computational power CE devices, and requires only marginal additional bandwidth, storage or encoding capabilities. Forensic video watermarking is used by studios and broadcasters to fight against video piracy. This technology allows tracing the source of piracy, down to individual pay-TV subscribers or managed devices, and thereby acts as a powerful deterrent. ContentArmor video forensic watermarking resists to a wide range of modifications to the content, from simple transcoding to screen capture. Initially designed and approved by Hollywood Studios for Premium VOD distribution, the solution is now available for the protection of live content such as sports games. On top of web monitoring, identifying the source of the pirate feeds enable operators to take technical or commercial actions in real time. “Illegal redistribution of content over the internet has unfortunately become the most threatening competition to PayTV and OTT distributors” said Alain Durand CEO of ContentArmor. “We are delighted to have the opportunity to present our unique forensic watermarking solutions to MENA market and to demonstrate how it can help our customers to protect their investment in premium Live sports or VOD catalogs.” Meet ContentArmor at CabSat 2019 in Hall 3, D3-32. Contact: contact@contentarmor.net Additional information is available at ContentArmor.net, or follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.    
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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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