Our clients and their business development project in Lille
At some time in the past these companies have decided to set up in the greater Lille area. What issues did they face? How are they doing now? Did they achieve their development goals? What solutions were provided by Lille’s agency to meet their needs? Perspectives and shared experiences.
The leading European provider of alarms and connected surveillance for consumers and small business, Verisure by Securitas Direct is continuing its rapid expansion into the French market with 1,400 employees in France and 6,500 worldwide. Lille’s agency has been the company’s development partner since October 2012. Since that time, much has happened at the company’s site in the Haute Borne district in Villeneuve d’Ascq.
This feat is possible thanks to Lille-based Espaciel. It took two years to develop this ground-breaking product. A reflector placed on a window enables a 50% increase in the natural light found indoors. We interviewed Alexi Hervé to find out more about how his company got off the ground.
In January 2013, Egencia, a global leader in travel and a subsidiary of Expedia, announced the opening of a client service center in the Lille area, in Tourcoing. This center is expected to create 80 jobs in three years’ time.
Bonduelle is a stunning success for France. Once a small family enterprise from northern France and founded in 1853, it has become a world leader in the ready-to-use vegetables sector within the last decade. This is the story of an exceptional company that is known for both growth and innovation.
European leader and 3rd web hosting company in the world, OVH is able to use innovation as a powerful differentiator in a competitive global landscape. Pioneer in its industry, OVH has been an active partner in the economic growth in Roubaix.
Specializing in the management of waste of electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), APR2 has advanced its business by investing in the reuse of plastic materials. The company has become a leader in polymer waste recycling by developing innovative applications that limit the need to use resources produced with fossil fuels.