Economy

Ardennes Développement, the economic development agency for the Ardennes, has the pleasure of announcing the launch of the company B.B.R. (Boudin Blanc du Rethélois), which the agency helped to establishing itself in the Ardennes
published on 05/03/2016
Ardennes Développement, the economic development agency for the Ardennes, has the pleasure of announcing the launch of the company B.B.R. (Boudin Blanc du Rethélois), which the agency helped to establishing itself in the Ardennes. This new company, founded in Sault-les-Rethel by M. Frédéric Chaudré...
The Japanese group Amada (2.5 billion euros in turnover, 8 000 employees), one of the global leaders in laser-cutting and sheet metal punching and folding machines manufacturing, is investing and consolidating its production site in the Ardennes to make it become its European centre
published on 05/03/2016
The Japanese group Amada (2.5 billion euros in turnover, 8 000 employees), one of the global leaders in laser-cutting and sheet metal punching and folding machines manufacturing, is investing and consolidating its production site in the Ardennes to make it become its European centre. Established in...
Within the department of the Ardennes, many companies in sectors ranging from the metal industry to the automotive, technical textiles and floor coverings industries, often operating under the ‘Just in Time’ business model, continually call on the expertise of almost 280 logistical players
published on 05/03/2016
In order to support their challenging and sometimes innovative industrial activity, economic players within the French Ardennes have developed an operational logistics network. Within the department of the Ardennes, many companies in sectors ranging from the metal industry to the automotive,...
The Charleville-Mézières foundry is the leading private sector employee within the Champagne-Ardenne region, and produces raw parts intended for the machining or assembly units operated by PSA PEUGEOT CITROËN
published on 05/03/2016
The world-class french car manufacturer sold more than 2.9 million vehicles worldwide in 2014, of which 42% were sold outside of Europe. It has generated turnover of 53.6 million € and employs more than 180,000 people. Established in 1974, the Charleville-Mézières foundry is the leading private...
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published on 04/11/2016
Hanon Systems – of which Hanon Systems Charleville SAS is an affiliate – recently celebrated 30 years of operation. Established in 1986 as Halla Climate Control Corp. (HCC), the company was formed as a joint venture between Ford Motor Co. and Mando Machinery Corporation. In 1999, HCC became part of...
Exploseo establishes itself in Charleville-Mézières!
published on 02/23/2016
Exploseo has just relocated its business to Charleville-Mézières in the Ardennes. This growing company, founded in 2014 in Rouen by Romain Jehan, specialises in SEO. Exploseo is now another company within the dynamic range of local businesses working in the digital field.   Romain Jehan, can you...
Patterson Medical: supplier to health professionals
published on 02/23/2016
Founded in 1877 in the United States, the Patterson Group has become a world leader in the veterinary, dental and medical markets, with offices in more than 90 countries. Based in Charleville-Mézières for more than 30 years after the acquisition of a production site for innovative motorised splints...
Nestlé Challerange factory: a shot of the Ardennes in your coffee
published on 02/23/2016
Formerly known as Maggi, the Nestlé factory (since 1947) has become a leading supplier of milk-based products for Nescafé Dolce Gusto capsules. In fact, milk from the Ardennes is present in 74 countries on five continents.  Leading global food company specialising in nutrition, health and well-...
Automotive suppleir at the heart of the industrial sector of the Ardennes
published on 02/23/2016
The automotive industry is an important one in the industrial sector of the Ardennes, with 80 companies accounting for just under 8,000 direct jobs (source - SFIA 2016: Industrial Know-How of the Ardennes - Ardennes Chamber of Commerce). Areas of activity include: Metalworking mainly for hardware,...
Renewable energy on the rise in the Ardennes
published on 02/23/2016
France has many strengths when it comes to renewable energy: significant hydroelectric resources, one of the largest forests in Europe, very good wind resources, large areas of land, etc. As a result of this, it is one of the leading producers of renewable energy in Europe. The Champagne-Ardenne...