Embouteillage à Slaur Sardet, au Havre

Packaging

5 reasons why choosing Le Havre

  • The know-how of one of France's leading regions for the packaging industry

  • An international port and logistics hub

  • The proximity of potential markets and customers
  • The opportunity of developing new materials

  • Sites adapted for industrial activities  

 

Sidel

The know-how of one of France's leading regions for the packaging industry

  • More than 13,500 employees in the former Upper-Normandy
  • More than 200 industrial facilities, including 80% of headquarters

  • 25% of industries producing for export

  • Glass Vallée, the world's largest centre for luxury bottles (more than 75% of world production)
  • Operators in the Le Havre region include : SIDEL – Tetra Laval (world leader in PET solutions for packaging of food liquids) et Tourres & Cie – Saverglass (among the world's leaders in glass bottles for luxury products)
  • Know-hows in industrial packaging: Altead, Soflog, Daher…

An international port and logistics hub

  • France's largest port for foreign trade and container traffic

  • First world port for wine & spirit traffics: more than 1 billion bottles handled in 2015, 52 dedicated warehouses

  • The first port of call for imports in Europe, best transit time between Europe and the rest of the world  

  • Connections to more than 600 ports, via 75 regular shipping lines

  • Only European port awarded ISO 28000 certification (security management)

  • Pan-European multimodal transport network
    • 130 ports connected by shortsea and 40 countries served

    • More than 60 rail services a week, to 15 destinations

    • 500 km of waterways, more than 40 services a week

    • Annual handling capacity of 300,000 TEU via the multimodal terminal

Port traffic
Slaur Sardet

The proximity of potential markets and customers

  • Cosmetic Valley, the world's largest resource centre for cosmetics and perfumery
    • 800 businesses

    • 70,000 jobs

    • € 20 billion turnover

  • PolePharma, French pharmaceutical production cluster
    • 53% of medicine production in France

    • 150 direct members and 250 associate members

    • nearly 30,000 jobs

  • West* of France, Europe's largest food industry region
    • 850 food industry companies with more than 10 employees

    • 130,000 direct jobs

    • €35 billion turnover including €4 billion at export
  • Industrial, intermediate and construction machinery
    • Seine Valley, France's largest industrial area with 700,000 jobs

    • Greater Paris: target of 1.5 million new homes on 200 km² and 200 km subway lines – 68 new stations by 2030

 

* Normandy / Brittany / Loire Region

Industrial Port Area of Le Havre

Sites adapted for industrial activities

  • Industrial Port Zone of Le Havre, eligible for Regional Development Grants (industry and services "PAT") and business tax exemptions
    • Networks and utilities (depending on site) : Industrial water - Industrial gas - Extra High Voltage electricity (> 400 kV) - Steam - Industrial waste treatment plants - Very high speed
    • Synergies between the industries and initiatives for circular economy in the Zone (waste-to-energy systems)

  • Parc d’activités Le Mesnil (district of Le Havre), a new business park wirth plots of up to 8 ha and fast access to Le Havre via the ring road
  • Parc d’activités des Hautes Falaises (district of Fécamp): 3.5 ha extension to a business park of 85 ha, 20 mins away from the port of Fécamp
  • A selection of properties for your setup: view those that meet your needs at www.implanteo-lehavre.com

The opportunity of developing new materials

  • Varied resources for producing bio-plastics
    • HAROPA, the largest French port hub for the food industry

       

    • Normandy: 7% of French agricultural production (grain crops, flax, industrial beets, potatoes…)

    • Le Havre urban area : 10,000 tonnes a year of compostable waste and 6,500 tonnes a year of recycled paper waste
  • Clusters to support industrial bio-plastics projects : Nov&atech, Cosmetic Valley, Fimalin, Nov@log, Comptoir de la Logistique
  • Dynamic regional operators for the development of bio-plastics : Biopolynov , NaturePlast, Tereos / Avantium, Groupement des Producteurs de Chanvre, AgroChanvre, Dehondt Group, Linière du Ressault, Groupe Depestele, EcoTechnilin, Tissage de Luneray (PTL - a subsidiary of Sphere Group)
  • R&D in new materials
    • Sidel: international centre of excellence for PET packaging and blowing solutions, involved in the BioHub® programme on new bio-polymers
    • URCOM laboratory of Le Havre University, working on interactions and interfaces in polymer systems
    • C2MC laboratory: molecular mapping of complex matrices, a partnership between Total's Normandy Refinery, the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Rouen National Institute of Applied Science (INSA) and the universities of Rouen and Pau
    • Safran Nacelles: centre of excellence of the Safran group for organic-matrix composites
Kateon Natie

They have chosen Le Havre

SIDEL (Tetra Laval), Tourres & Cie (Saverglass), Altead, Soflog, Daher...

 

 

Key figures

 

  • More than 200 industrial facilities, third French region for packaging industry

  • Glass Vallée, the world's largest centre for luxury bottles

  • An 10,000 ha-industrial area eligible for Regional Development Grants and business tax exemptions

  • A labour market of 350,000 residents

 

Your contact

 

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Michaël Hidrio

Industrial business developper

+33 (0)2 76 40 23 26 – +33 (0)6 59 68 09 62

m.hidrio@havre-developpement.com  

Useful document & link

 

 

  • Cosmetic Valley, the world's largest resource centre for cosmetics and perfumery