Nord-Pas-de-Calais shines with engineering excellence at Hannover fair
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.
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-
In Northern France, the sector represents 45,000 employees working in 1,500 companies: this places Nord-Pas-de-
Companies from Nord-Pas-de-
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.
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-
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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-
CCI International Nord de France and MECANOV are supporting the exhibitors on the region’s pavilions at the trade fair. Nord-Pas-de-
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 Hanover trade fair, please go to : http://www.hannovermesse.de/
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