MEDICA-COMPAMED 2013: great opportunities for physiotherapists

Gaelle Leterrier - 04-nov.-2013 14:15:58
    Have you heard about UBIFRANCE’s French Pavilion at MEDICA-COMPAMED? Over 140 French companies will be exhibiting! Taking place in Düsseldorf from the 20th to the 23rd of November , this trade show will display the latest technologies, trends and developments in medical devices field.   Among the French companies exhibiting , 5 businesses are manufacturing and distributing products aimed at physiotherapists:   Adimel is an European company specialised in physiotherapy equipment including electrotherapy, compression therapy, shockwave and Transcutaneous Vibratory Simulation (TVS). This French company is looking for distributors selling medical devices to physiotherapists and/or hospitals.   EKS has 26 years of experience in the production and distribution of personal weighing, impedance and household scales. EKS has acquired an expertise and know-how in the field of health and well-being, which allow them to strengthen their presence and create new range of products. Eledis Innovation , sole commercial subsidiary of EuroFeedBack, has specialised in intense-pulsed light. This French manufacturer deals directly with distributors worldwide, selling to beauty centres or/and to medical centres.   RM Ingenierie has been developing softwares for medical practices and health clinics since 1988. The company designs and produces motion measurement and rehabilitation systems, starting with baropodometric platforms and 3D motion sensors. They are looking for physiotherapists, sport and rehabilitation centres.   Sport-Elec designs and distributes a range of external electric devices for muscle stimulation and body care. These devices are also used for therapeutic treatment, in particular, for analgesic indications and as assistance in functional rehabilitation. Sport-Elec is looking for Irish partners such as physiotherapists, sport doctors and/or sport shops.   Please click here for further information.   Feel free to contact us for information: marine.vicenzotti at - 01 411 2110 at - 01 411 2113

What’s missing in your portfolio?

Consumer Goods and Life Sciences - 29-avr.-2013 15:49:31
French manufacturers are highly regarded for their expertise in the field of cosmetics and dermocosmetics. UBIFRANCE Ireland has recently promoted 24 creative and exciting French brands that might soon be available on the Irish market. Different product categories were represented highlighting the strong French offer as well as the current trends. In fact, a number of French brands are focusing on natural care including Laboratoires Téane which specialises in natural pregnancy products, Clairjoie presenting a range of natural body and skin care, Dr Janka corrective products, Cosmobeauté, Evaux Laboratoires and Gamarde introducing products developed from the marine and water environment and Laboratoires Gravier and Exozen , two French organic and ecological dermocosmetics brands, specialising in high quality protecting care. Well-being products are also being developed on the French market including Lovea ’s sun care range and hygiene products, Nafha ’s innovative creams and masks as well as Sothys ’ range of high quality spa and beauty salon products. Groupe Batteur presented a wide range of cosmetics and over the counter products. Among the 24 companies, some were specialised in innovative accessories including AB7 Industries’ slimming panties and pain relief braises, Groupe JLF’ s range of foot pain relief and comfort products and Stiplastic’s modern pill dispensers. Likewise, the French Food supplements expertise was well represented by the companies : Arlor Natural Scientific (wide range of lotions and beverage for slimming and hair beauty purposes), Biocyte (nutricosmetic products), SFB Laboratoires (organic food supplement), Viviane Lab (innovative dietary supplements in tea bag). Finally, Air de Deauville and Algovital added a touch of scent, presenting a charming panel of products from essential oils to high quality Flagrance and Perfumes. For any further information about the companies please contact Vimla HUNT (vimla.hunt at and Christel ROCHE (christel.roche at    

21st Edition of the SOMMET DE L’ELEVAGE

Charles Cornillère - 01-oct.-2012 19:38:58
From Wednesday 3 rd to Friday 5 th October, the SOMMET DE L’ELEVAGE, which is a major livestock farming exposition, will take place in Clermont-Ferrand, France. For the 21 st edition of this event, two cattle breed contests (Blonde d’Aquitaine and Abondance) are held during the show. More than 1,300 exhibitors will be present, along with 2,000 animals of 70 breeds, and 80,000 people will visit the SOMMET, including 3,500 international visitors. Livestock farming equipment, animal feed, veterinary products, dairy farming equipment, agricultural machinery…, find all this and more on 170,000 m² of exhibition grounds arranged by sector at the Expo Centre of Clermond-Ferrand. Moreover, around twenty tours of agro-industry livestock farms and technical sites are available for international visitors, and many conferences are held during the show with the intervention of, among others, French manufacturers, unions and the National Agronomic Research Institute, the flagship event being in 2012 the Second Annual France and Mediterranean Countries Livestock Farming Meeting. For further information, please visit the website of the SOMMET: . Source: Press Release,

French suppliers still believe in the Irish market

Consumer Goods and Healthcare Department - 15-mars-2012 19:24:17
Irish Spring is on its way and the DYI and gardening market is blooming. Despite the current climate, foreign suppliers are still looking for business partners on the island. The ability to look to the future is what is attracting 9 French companies with different profiles to Ireland.   Airwell : French manufacturer of air conditioning with one of the widest range of products, which caters for all needs from residential applications to industrial.   Artub : The leading European Group for high access solutions: ladders, stepladders, mobile towers.   Cadiou : After 35 years, this family run business has become the main reference for residential garden activities, supplying low maintenance gate and fence options.   Dirickx : Founded in 1921, Dirickx has been specialising in a wide variety of good quality-price ratio gates and fences for the residential and professional market.   Godonnier : Manufacturer of “made in France” sanitary accessories and leader regarding comfort and safety products in the bathroom.   Guillouard : Manufacturer of high quality products 100% made in France, the company offers hot dip galvanized products mainly for the exterior and interior of the house as well as hot tinned or painted hurricane lanterns.   Monnet-Seve : The leader of softwood lumber, French Spruce and Douglas Fir famous for traditional framing, laminated gluelam and outdoor design.   Semin : A family company existing since 1837, Semin manufactures adhesives and fillers for the building trade in more than 40 countries.   Thion-Arvix : Created in 1913, Thion manufactures a wide range of cleaning fabrics. Arvix, on the other hand, has been specialising in mats and bathroom accessories since 1981.       For more information about these companies, please contact the French Trade Commission Ubifrance: Vimla Bheemuck ( - 01 411 2113)

House of Fashion and Accessories to open in the heart of the French capital

Christel Roche - 20-juin-2011 12:02:22
Jean-Pierre Mocho, President of the French Women Clothing Federation, announced last week the opening of the “Maison du prêt-à-porter et des accessoires” – House of Fashion and Accessories, a building dedicated to this industry, providing information about the sector, brands as well as job descriptions and availabilities. Located in the heart of the capital, 5 rue de Caumartin in Paris, the House of Fashion and Accessories will come to complement the “Maison du savoir-faire et de la création” – House of Know-How and Design, activities which opened officially just a few weeks ago. On the same day as the announcement, Jean-Pierre Mocho, signed an agreement with the Spanish Federation of Outfitters to develop partnership between these two countries making them more competitive. For more information about French manufacturers and to enhance partnerships between our two countries, please contact us.

Launch of a new regional label “Vosges fertile land”

Christel Roche - 18-avr.-2011 12:42:32
22 textile companies based in the Vosges launched on the 14th of April a new label to guarantee the origin of their products, and the know-how of the region. These companies, all located in the 8 departments of the Vosges, will have to commit themselves to have 75% of their industrial operations realised in the Vosges massif. On the hands of the international competition, “Vosges fertile land” wants to demonstrate the dynamism and the innovation of the Vosges based companies, which represent 50% of the national production of cotton, and more than 3,000 employees. On the 30 companies based in the region, 22 have subscribed to the label and complete all the production process in the region, including weaving and  hand-knitting. Established in the Vosges for over 3 centuries, this new label put forward the expertise and know-how of the textile industry acquired over the years in the region. Furthermore, the label requires companies to be involved socially and environmentally. To promote this new project, a budget from 600,000 to 800,000€ has been allocated specifically for the launch of the label. For more information about French manufacturers please contcat us.

Playtime, the only Children Trade Show in Paris is taking place this week end!

Christel Roche - 26-janv.-2011 12:40:41
The biannual trade show dedicated to pregnancy and children Playtime will take place this week-end from the 29th to the 31st of January in Paris. Exhibitors include toys and teddies as well as clothes and toiletry products. Despite being opened to trade only, play areas are available for children over the age of 4. For more information about the trade show  click here. Please note that the French Trade Commission Ubifrance in Ireland  has planned to organise a trade show dedicated to maternity and children from the 28th to the 29th of September , bringing French manufacturers right here in Dublin!  
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