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Nord-Pas-de-Calais shines with engineering excellence at Hannover fair

28.03.2012
Seven companies from the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France will showcase their innovative technologies and products at the Hannover trade fair, in Germany, from 23 to 27 April 2012. Supported by CCI International Nord de France and the MECANOV mechanical-engineering high-tech cluster, the exhibitors will be on the various French Pavilions.

Attended by professionals from all over the world, the Hannover trade fair (known as Hannover Messe in German) is the international event of reference for industry and technology; this year, it will be held in the Northern German city at the end of April (from 23 to 27). Subdivided into eight fairs, it is the ideal forum for innovation in engineering and manufacturing, with a wide range of sectors covered.

Under the banner of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, a key French region for the mechanical-engineering sector, the French Pavilions will feature seven established players. The French Pavilions are supported by CCI International Nord de France, set up by the Chamber of Commerce & Industry of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, and by MECANOV, a regional high-technology cluster specializing in the mechanical-engineering sector.

In Northern France, the sector represents 45,000 employees working in 1,500 companies: this places Nord-Pas-de-Calais in fourth place, nationwide, in terms of the size of its mechanical-engineering industry. The main automotive and railway manufacturers, who are established in the region, benefit from the local workforce's proven expertise.

Companies from Nord-Pas-de-Calais at the Hannover fair will be present in the Industrial Supply, Mobilitec, GreenTec and Energy halls, which reflects the breadth of the industry across Northern France. A regional pavilion (Hall 4, Stand A42) will supplement the stands occupied by the various exhibitors (listed below). A full and detailed catalogue of exhibitors is available upon request.

ACIERIE ET FONDERIE DE LA HAUTE SAMBRE

This company (Hall 4, Stand A42) specializes in hand-mould castings weighing from 1kg to 3,500kg, with applications ranging from energy (oil, nuclear and gas), water and desalination plants to chemicals, petrochemicals and security.

www.acieriefonderiehautesambre.com

COTE D'OPALE DEVELOPPEMENT

COTE D'OPALE DEVELOPPEMENT (Hall 27, Stand H40, and Hall 26, Stand C32) is an economic-development agency responsible for the promotion of the Northern France region, and its remit includes the ports of Boulogne-sur-Mer, Calais, Dunkirk and Saint-Omer.

www.cotedopaledeveloppement.fr

DBT

DBT (Hall 27, Stand C32) has recently created a subsidiary dedicated solely to the CEV sector (where CEV stands for Charging Electric Vehicles). Nissan chose DBT for the production of its new quick chargers (QC) and asked the French company to take part in the Nissan Leaf tour of Eastern Europe (whereby DBT took care of the charging-up of the demonstration cars). DBT has also been picked by E-Laad, a Dutch consortium, to manufacture 350 charging stations to be set up across the Netherlands.

www.dbt.fr

Leo FRANCOIS

Leo FRANCOIS (Hall 4, Stand A42) produces metal parts by die cutting and stamping. Its fleet of 25 automatic presses and six hydraulic presses will shortly be completed by a new 1,600-tonne press. The specialist company's fields of activity include automotive (and, more particularly, the utility-vehicles sector), civil engineering and handling, among others.

www.leo-francois.fr

SARL PARENT

SARL PARENT (Hall 4, Stand A42) specializes in machining mechanical and precision parts in all types of materials — steel, cast iron, stainless steel, heat-resisting steel, etc.

www.parent-meca.fr

SFAM

SFAM (Hall 4, Stand A42) manufactures and markets items in metal wire, helical coil springs and formed strip-metal parts. The company has recently taken over another specialist player, providing SFAM with expertise it did not have before in pipe bending and the manufacture of welded assemblies.

www.sfam.com

WILLAME SAS

WILLAME SAS (Hall 4, Stand A42) is an SME with powerful manufacturing capabilities and proven expertise in the field of rolling, welding and control. The company specializes in manufacturing shells, cones and tubes in all grades of steel, including high-thickness parts, which are tailor-made to customer specifications.

www.willame.fr

About MECANOV

Launched in 2007, MECANOV is a regional high-technology cluster specializing in the mechanical-engineering sector and covering three main areas: subcontracting, component manufacturing, and equipment manufacturing.

For further information about MECANOV, please go to: http://www.mecanov.fr/

About CCI International Nord de France

CCI International Nord de France was founded in 2007 by the Chamber of Commerce & Industry of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (or CCI du Nord - Pas de Calais). Its aim is to assist companies based across the city of Lille and its region in their international development.

CCI International Nord de France and MECANOV are supporting the exhibitors on the region's pavilions at the trade fair. Nord-Pas-de-Calais companies at the Hannover fair will be present in the Industrial Supply, Mobilitec, GreenTec and Energy halls. A regional pavilion (Hall 4, Stand A42) will supplement the stands occupied by the various exhibitors. A full catalogue of exhibitors is available upon request.

The Hannover trade fair, in the Northern German city of Hannover, will be held between 23 and 27 April 2012.

For further information about CCI International Nord de France, please go to : www.cci-international.net

For further information about the Hannover trade fair, please go to : http://www.hannovermesse.de/home

For further information, please contact :

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Ms Katherine WOODS - Press Officer
UBIFRANCE Press Office in London
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katherine.woods@ubifrance.fr

Katherine Woods | UBIFRANCE
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http://www.ubifrance.com/uk/

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