• Key figures

    + 40,000 jobs have already been created, since Michelin Développement's inception in 1990

  • Key figures

    Nearly 2,000 local jobs are created each year

  • Key figures

    29,000 jobs  Michelin Développement has helped to create in France

Michelin Development is a unique body that supports local businesses with technical know-how and advice in France, the U.S., Canada, Italy, Spain and Portugal, covering sectors as diverse as:

  • Industrial organization
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Energy efficiency
  • Quality control
  • Marketing and sales
  • Finance, recruitment
  • International development
  • IT
  • Logistics
  • Exporting



This can take the form of funding with subsidies and five-year, low-interest, collateral-free loans, designed to create leverage with individual or institutional investors, thereby kick-starting a dynamic process of local job creation.


  • In Spain, Michelin Development has committed more than €7 million since 2004, helping create more than 4,000 jobs in 630 companies based around the Group’s four plants there.
  • In Italy, Michelin Development has helped create more than 2,400 jobs since 2005.
  • In the United Kingdom, Michelin Development has helped create nearly 2,900 jobs since 2002.
  • In North America, Michelin Development has made investments of more than $14.6 million since 2006, resulting in the creation of about 2,020 jobs.

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