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

The Ardennes: a logistics and transport network connected to Europe

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, ...
Based in Tournes and Cliron in the Ardennes, Ardennes Émeraude Business Park is an industrial and logistics site, offering all of the facilities required for business, including rail connection on the Calais-Bâle line

Ardennes Émeraude Business Park, a strategic business location

published on 05/03/2016
Based in Tournes and Cliron in the Ardennes, Ardennes Émeraude Business Park is an industrial and logistics site, offering all of the facilities required for business, including rail connection on the Calais-Bâle line. Property of the Ardennes Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the park is located 5 ...
The involvement of the commune of Douzy to promote the local economy helped the creation of this second business centre in the town centre, with a shop on the ground floor to encourage trade, and almost 500 m² of office space on the 2 upper levels

A business centre right on Luxembourg’s doorstep

published on 05/03/2016
Located 2 hours away from european centers (Paris, Liège, Brussels), Douzy offers a haven of business peace, equipped with fibre optic Internet access and easily accessible. The involvement of the commune of Douzy to promote the local economy helped the creation of this second business centre in ...
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

PSA in the Ardennes: mastering foundry industry

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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Hanon Systems: 30 years’ of experience in the automotive industry

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 ...
Economic opportunity tools for the Ardennes!

Economic opportunity tools for the Ardennes!

published on 02/23/2016
Ardennes Development’s missions include raising awareness of and appreciation for the competitive advantages of the Ardennes, in terms of economic opportunities and prospects. A range of monitoring and communication tools has thus been created to facilitate access to the area. Since Q2 of 2015, the ...
Exploseo establishes itself in Charleville-Mézières!

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

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

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

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, ...