Fokker Aerostructures in Hoogeveen and TenCate Advanced Composites will be intensifying their working relationship. For that purpose, at the Paris Airshow in France on Wednesday 19 June TenCate Advanced Composites and Fokker Aerostructures signed a long-term contract for the supply of thermoplastic composite materials by TenCate to Fokker Aerostructures for the production of various components for the international aviation industry. The two organizations announced this in a press release.
Monthly Archives: June 2013
IBM, public authorities and knowledge institutes work together on giving the northern region an extra economic boost.
Minister Kamp of Economic Affairs has agreed to give the stricken aluminum smelter Aldel in Delfzijl a 50 per cent discount on the costs of transporting electricity. In so doing he is seeking to reduce the company’s sky-high costs to some extent.
The company Orange Blue will be opening a service terminal at Eemshaven. Offshore wind turbines will be maintained and repaired from the terminal. The terminal will be located on the site of Orange Blue, where the turbines are currently assembled.
AkzoNobel will be investing in its production capacity in Delfzijl. This is being done to optimize the supply of MCA (monochloracetic acid) solution. MCA is used as a chemical interim product for various applications, such as agricultural chemicals, consumer products, personal care products, oil extraction and mining. The plant in Delfzijl currently has an annual capacity of 100,000 MT, which is to be raised to 115,000 MT in 2014, reports the free local newspaper for the Eemsmond region, De Eemslander.
Watertechnologiebedrijf EME Greenwater is establishing in Leeuwarden. That was reported by the Leeuwarder Courant. The company is currently still located in Roggel, Limburg, but wants to benefit from the laboratory facilities for water technology offered by Leeuwarden.
The Netherlands in general and the Northern Netherlands in particular have to work more in partnership with Asia. Thousands of Asian companies are itching to capture the European market. But we do need to bang the big drum, says Professor Dr Rien T. Siegers in his book De Onstuitbare opmars van AziÃ« (‘The unstoppable rise of Asia’).
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On Thursday June 13, the Executive Board of Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen will officially inaugurate Professor Dr R.T. (Rien) Segers as lector ‘Asian Business Strategies and their Impact on the Netherlands (âAziatische BedrijfsstrategieÃ«n en hun invloed op Nederlandâ). This lectorate is unique in the Netherlands, reports the Groninger Internet Courant.
Philips in Drachten, Lankhorst in Sneek, Morssinkhof Rymoplast, Stenden University in Emmen and Omrin in Leeuwarden will be carrying out a joint study into the recycling of household waste plastic. The consortium wants to find out whether it is able to produce high quality products from the waste.