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As France’s third-largest industrial site, Marignane has been at the heart of Airbus Helicopters’ development for more than 80 years. With 12 000 people on site and 200 suppliers across Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, it’s also an innovation hub where we’re working on the future of vertical flight through projects such as renewable fuels and electric hybrid aerospace technology. Airbus Helicopters is committed to the industrial transformation of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region through the modernization, decarbonization, and digitalization of its site in Marignane.

Laurent Vergely
Director of site in Marignane, Airbus Helicopters
Marignane

We have chosen to set up the first high-speed almond cracking plant in the Var in order to relocate the industryand to make the most of our orchard production in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. When you invest and work here, you have access to a broad industrial ecosystem, a diverse range of higher education facilities, committed public authorities, and a quality of life that attracts the talent we need!

François Moulias
Director General, Compagnie des Amandes
Aix-en-Provence

Sartorius is committed to sustainable and resilient projects to support the increasingly rapid development of biopharmaceuticals and vaccines. Our site in Aubagne is a global center of excellence for manufacturing sterile and flexible solutions. It brings together the complete range of expertise dedicated to fluid management technology, and we are continuing to invest in this area, making Sartorius one of the major healthcare companies in the region.

Olivier Guitard
Managing Director, Southern Europe, Sartorius Group
Aubagne

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