6.7 billion euros of new investment in France

The most important announced project is a joint investment between Franco-Italian STMicroelectronics and American Global Foundries. It is worth 5.7 billion euros aimed at building a new semiconductor manufacturing plant and will lead to the creation of 1,000 jobs.

Record 6.7 billion euros in foreign investment, including investment in a new semiconductor plant near Grenoble: an overview of 14 new projects announced at the 5th summitChoose Franceat Versailles.

New technologies

The most important announced project is a joint investment between Franco-Italian STMicroelectronics and American Global Foundries. It is worth 5.7 billion euros aimed at building a new semiconductor manufacturing plant and will lead to the creation of 1,000 jobs.

Spain’s Amadeus, the European leader in booking management for the tourism sector, plans to invest 80 million euros, create 400 jobs this year and 400 more in 2023, most of them at its research and development center in Sophia Antipolis (Alps) . – Primorye).

Thales, American Qualcomm and Swedish Ericsson will cooperate in the field of satellite 5G. The number of jobs created is not specified.

Aeronautics

Collins Aerospace, which specializes in technology solutions for the aviation, space and defense industries, plans to invest 400 million euros over the next five years in its existing sites in France and in research and development. In January, the group already announced it would create 200 jobs this year in France.

The Dutch company AkzoNobel is about to invest 20 million euros to increase the production capacity of its aeronautical paints plant in Pamiers (Ariège) and the decorative paints plant in Montatere (Oise), creating 35 key jobs.

health, chemistry

With an investment of 48 million euros, the British company GSK will strengthen its research and development in France, in particular to continue ongoing clinical trials in fifteen therapeutic indications.

The Italian chemical-pharmaceutical group Zambon plans to invest 20 million euros as part of its plan for 2024-2028, in particular in the construction of a new production site in Avrille (Maine-et-Loire).

Transport

SNCF’s new competitor in France, Trenitalia, plans to create 100 jobs and invest 273 million euros without a timeline.

The Italian Iveco is investing 60 million euros in a site in Rort (Des Sèvres), where it is to produce its future range of electric buses, at its plant in Annone (Ardèche), as well as in the installation of a test bench for testing electric and hydrogen buses in Venissier ( Ron).

Vietnamese car manufacturer Vinfast, which is entering the European market, plans to invest 8 million euros and create 350 to 400 jobs by opening 25 showrooms and workshops in France.

Household appliances, food industry

German manufacturer Thermomix Vorwerk is investing 57 million euros to increase its production capacity, in particular by opening a new site in Donnemin-Saint-Mamès (Eire-et-Loire) and placing part of the value in France. network of his famous robot, which will create 74 jobs.

KSB, a German company that manufactures pumps for the cold drinks industry, has announced a €13.3 million investment to expand its plant in Szekeden (Northern Region) with the creation of 20 new jobs.

Logistics, consulting, employment

US logistics giant Fedex plans to create 1,000 permanent jobs in Roissy (Val-d’Oise).

The Accenture consulting group wants to create 500 jobs in Brittany, in particular in connection with the upcoming opening of a development and technological innovation center in Brest.

By the end of the year, the Dutch Randstad will hire 7,000 new employees on permanent contracts throughout the country.


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