Type
Business expansion
Country
France
Region
Est; Lorraine; Meurthe-et-Moselle
Location of affected unit(s)
Chambley
Sector
Professional Services
Scientific, Architectural And Engineering Technical Activities
Architectural And Engineering Activities; Technical Testing And Analysis
71.2 - Technical testing and analysis

310 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
23 September 2008
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2011

Description

Geci International SA, a France-based company specialised in providing high-technology engineering, consultancy and development services to civil and military agencies, has announced that the group will build a development center and production site on the former military base in Chambley (Meurthe-et-Moselle). The investment of EUR 100 million will generate 310 jobs and will be financed up to 25% by the State and Oseo. The assembling of some 72 cargo aircraft Skyland is scheduled for 2012. The Company's solutions are focused on improving performance (speed, lifespan), improving comfort and security, and ensuring compliance with market standards and regulations. Geci International operates principally in the fields of aviation, space, marine, propulsion and land transport: in aviation, the company provides solutions for a variety of aircrafts; in the area of space, Geci International works with satellites, missiles and launchers; in the field of propulsion, this encompasses gas turbines and vehicle engines; its land transportation work encompasses solutions for cars, trucks, high-speed trains, subways and military and industrial vehicles and, finally, in the field of marine, it is involved in naval architecture, designs and execution. Based in Paris, the Company is also present in nine other countries worldwide.


Sources

  • 24 September 2008: La Tribune
  • 24 September 2008: La Vie Fran├žaise
  • 8 September 2008: Les Echos
  • 24 September 2008: La Tribune
  • 24 September 2008: La Vie Fran├žaise (www.lavf.com)
  • 8 September 2008: Les Echos

Citation

Eurofound (2008), Geci International, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 67120, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/67120.