Foreign-owned companies:
They’ve made the move

  • 1,000 foreign-owned companies
    70,000 jobs

Top 12 firms

(WITH OVER 500 EMPLOYEES)

1

Germany

19,6% FIRMS

Germany

228

Firms

12,500

Jobs

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

USA

16.5% FIRMS

USA

192

Firms

12,900

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1ARCONIC INC
  • 2EATON
  • 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)
  • 10FLATIRONS SOLUTIONS INC
3

Luxembourg

10.1% FIRMS

Luxembourg

117

Firms

6,100

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1RZ INVEST SA
  • 2ARCELORMITTAL SA
  • 3LUXCO HOLDINGS
  • 4ARD HOLDINGS SA
  • 5GESTFAR PATRIMOINE LUXEMBOURG SCA
  • 6GALAPAGOS LUXCO SARL
  • 7CA ANIMATION SA
  • 8QS PDI SCA
  • 9IBERIS INTERNATIONAL SARL
  • 10DEMAPS SA
4

Switzerland

9.1% FIRMS

Switzerland

106

Firms

3,200

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1BUCHER INDUSTRIES AG
  • 2KÜHNE + NAGEL INTERNATIONAL AG
  • 3LAFARGEHOLCIM LTD
  • 4 SGS S.A.
  • 5TE CONNECTIVITY LTD
  • 6FAHLWIG HOLDING AG (TRYBA MAYENNE, SOPROFEN LASSAY, TBS INDUSTRIE)
  • 7INTERROLL HOLDING AG
  • 8NOVALPINA AG
  • 9SCHINDLER HOLDING AG
  • 10FLORAIDE INVESTMENTS PTE LTD
5

United Kingdom

6.7% FIRMS

United Kingdom

78

Firms

5,000

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1GKN PLC
  • 2GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC
  • 3DS SMITH PLC
  • 43I GROUP PLC
  • 5MEGGITT PLC
  • 6RPC GROUP PLC
  • 7CVBC CAPITAL PARTNERS
  • 8LANGLEY HOLDINGS PLC
  • 9LYON PLASTICS ACQUISITION CO
  • 10ATLANTIC INVESTMENTS HOLDINGS LIMITED
6

Belgium

6.1% FIRMS

Belgium

71

Firms

4,300

Jobs

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

Netherlands

5.8% FIRMS

Netherlands

67

Firms

9,600

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1THIJS HENDRIX BEHEER BV
  • 2STMICROELECTRONICS NV
  • 3CNH INDUSTRIELS NV
  • 4E.R. CARPENTER HOLDINGS BV
  • 5CONSTELLIUM NV
  • 6MEDICOM HEALTHCARE HOLDING BV
  • 7SHV ENERGY NV
  • 8ARCADIS NV
  • 9DENKAVIT INTERNATIONAAL BV
  • 10OEP TRAFO COOPERATIEF U.A.
8

Italy

3.9% FIRMS

Italy

45

Firms

1,800

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)
9

Japan

3.1% FIRMS

Japan

36

Firms

3,300

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
10

Spain

2.6% FIRMS

Spain

30

Firms

1,200

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1MONDRAGON CORPORATION COOPERATIVA
  • 2LANTERO
  • 3ALMIRAIL INTERNATIONAL BV
  • 4ASTERION INDUSTRIAL PARTNERS
  • 5ARAGOCIAS, SOCIEDAD ANONIMA (SAICA)
  • 6BESICART SL (CELLOPLAST)
  • 7INDUSTRIA DE DISEÑO TEXTIL SA
  • 8GRUPOPIKOLIN SL
  • 9PROSEGUR COMPANIA DE SEGURIDAD SA
  • 10CORTIZO CARTERA SL

Solutions

FOR INTERNATIONALLY-OWNED COMPANIES

Specific support

FOR INTERNATIONALLY-OWNED COMPANIES

In Pays de la Loire French region, we support internationally-owned companies.

International companies solutions encourages your growth:

  • Strengthening
    the region’s appeal and visibility
  • Sharing information
    about the business outlook and technological and social developments
  • Promoting
    internationally-owned companies located in Pays de la Loire
  • Helping
    new foreign and French managers to integrate into the ecosystems
  • Connecting
    with the right people (local authorities, same country CEOs, innovation clusters…)
  • Supporting
    the growth and investments of local subsidiaries