Foreign-owned companies:
They’ve made the move

  • 1,200 foreign-owned companies
    66,000 jobs

Top 12 firms

(WITH OVER 500 EMPLOYEES)

1

Germany

19,8% FIRMS

Germany

248

Firms

13,300

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1PORSCHE AUTOMOBILE HOLDING
  • 2THYSSENKRUPP AG
  • 3DEUTSCHE BAHN AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
  • 4CLAAS KGAA MBH
  • 5DACHSER
  • 6ALLIANZ SE
  • 7FREUDENBERG & Co
  • 8JOH. VAILLANT GMBH & CO. KG
  • 9WILO
  • 10MANN+HUMMEL INTERNATIONAL
2

USA

13.6% FIRMS

USA

160

Firms

10,300

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1ARCONIC INC
  • 2ESTERLINE TECHNOLOGIES CORP
  • 3TCG CARLYLE GLOBAL PARTNERS LLC
  • 4XPO LOGISTICS INC
  • 5FLOWSERVE CORP
  • 6SCHWEITZER MAUDUIT INTERNATIONAL INC
  • 7MONDELEZ INTERNATIONAL INC
  • 8GENERAL MILLS INC
  • 9KPS CAPITAL PARTNERS INC (FOUNDATION BRAKES)
  • 10NEWELL BRANDS INC
3

Switzerland

9.5% FIRMS

Switzerland

116

Firms

3,180

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1BUCHER INDUSTRIES AG
  • 2KÜHNE + NAGEL INTERNATIONAL AG
  • 3SGS S.A.
  • 4LAFARGEHOLCIM LTD
  • 5COOP-GRUPPE GENOSSENSCHAFT
  • 6FAHLWIG HOLDING AG (TRYBA MAYENNE, SOPROFEN LASSAY, TBS INDUSTRIE)
  • 7INTERROLL HOLDING AG
  • 8NOVALPINA AG
  • 9SCHINDLER HOLDING AG
  • 10GROUND HANDLING TEAM HOLDING AG
4

Netherlands

7.7% FIRMS

Netherlands

94

Firms

10,300

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1THIJS HENDRIX BEHEER B.V.
  • 2ALTICE N.V.
  • 3TETRA LAVAL HOLDINGS B.V.
  • 4MEDLINE INTERNATIONAL C.V.
  • 5CNH INDUSTRIELS NV
  • 6STMICROELECTRONICS N.V.
  • 7ALMIRAIL INTERNATIONAL BV
  • 8E.R. CARPENTER HOLDINGS BV
  • 9CONSTELLIUM N.V.
  • 10ARCADIS NV
5

UK

5.7% FIRMS

UK

70

Firms

4,390

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1GKN PLC
  • 2GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC
  • 3DS SMITH PLC
  • 43I GROUP PLC
  • 5MEGGITT PLC
  • 6RPC GROUP PLC
  • 7LANGLEY HOLDINGS PLC
  • 8LYON PLASTICS ACQUISITION CO
  • 9KOHLER INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS
6

Belgium

4.8% FIRMS

Belgium

58

Firms

2,900

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1ALIAXIS
  • 2ROBUR CAPITAL (DIRICKX)
  • 3ALGIMO
  • 4ECONOM GROUP SA
  • 5MECASEAT
  • 6GROUPE BRUXELLES LAMBERT
  • 7D’ARO
  • 8GROUP DEPRE
  • 9SAFINCO
  • 10FLAVA GROUPE
  • 11HANNECARD
7

Italy

3.9% FIRMS

Italy

48

Firms

1,650

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1COMPAGNIA FIDUCIARIA NAZIONALE S.P.A. (BARILLA France)
  • 2SNAIDERO RINO S.P.A. (Cuisines Design Industries)
  • 3URMET GROUP S.P.A. (Castel, FDI Matelec …)
  • 4TESMEC SPA (Groupe Marais)
  • 5GEFIM SPA (Zach System)
  • 6MANULI RUBBER INDUSTRIES S.P.A (Manuli Hydraulics France)
  • 7CALPEDA SPA (Calpeda Pompes)
  • 8G MEANA & FIGLI SRL (Pusterla 1880 France)
  • 9M.L.G. SRL (Sedapa Osys)
  • 10COIL LAMIERE NASTRI CLN (Acier plus)
8

Japan

3.0% FIRMS

Japan

46

Firms

3,120

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1NTN CORPORATION
  • 2TOYOTA INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
  • 3SANWA HOLDING CORP
  • 4MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL HOLDINGS CORPORATION
  • 5MITSUI CHEMICAL INC.
  • 6AMANO CORPORATION
  • 7ALPHA CORPORATION
  • 8NAGATANIEN HOLDINGS CO
  • 9AMADA HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
  • 10YASKAWA
  • 11KUBOTA CORPORATION
  • 12NIDEC CORP
9

Ireland

2.5% FIRMS

Ireland

31

Firms

2,200

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC
  • 2ACCENTURE PLC
  • 3JOHNSON CONTROLS INTERNATIONAL PLC
  • 4CRH PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY
  • 5DAIRYGOLD CO-OP SOCIETY LIMITED
10

Spain

2.2% FIRMS

Spain

27

Firms

1,500

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1MONDRAGON CORPORATION COOPERATIVA
  • 2LANTERO
  • 3ARAGOCIAS, SOCIEDAD ANONIMA (SAICA)
  • 4BESICART SL (CELLOPLAST)
  • 5GRUPOPIKOLIN SL
  • 6GRULAN SL
  • 7CORTIZO CARTERA SL
  • 8VICENTE BOLUDA FOS
  • 9ESPECIALITATS M MASDEU SL
  • 10PRINTEOS SA

Solutions

FOR FOREIGN-OWNED COMPANIES

Specific support

FOR FOREIGN-OWNED COMPANIES

In Atlantic France, we like to help our foreign companies to grow. The Pays de la Loire foreign-owned companies club was set up in 2018.

Join the foreign-owned companies club to :

  • Get support
    We help new companies to integrate and grow
  • Connect with
    local authority representatives or other managers of FOCs
  • Exchange ideas
    Enjoy sharing information on the business outlook and technological and social developments
  • Promote your business
    Joining our club can help boost your reputation