Cell: Civil Engineering
Live Traffic Groningen: 21st-century traffic-flow management
TMC Civil Engineering is proud to announce that the Dynamic Traffic Systems that form part of the Groningen Bereikbaar project are live! In Groningen, several major infrastructure works will take place in the coming years, and the associated roadworks will inevitably have a major impact on the accessibility of the city. Groningen Bereikbaar is a project to keep the city accessible during these roadworks, but also during traffic accidents, events and periods of intense traffic. The project is a unique collaboration between the city of Groningen, the provinces of Groningen and Drenthe, the Ministry of Infrastructure & Environment, ProRail and…Read more...
Andy Willems: 15 years as a TMC Employeneur
Andy Willems recently celebrated his 15-year anniversary as a TMC Employeneur. During his long career as a software architect at TMC, he has worked on many different projects for different clients and he has seen TMC grow. After his cell-director Ronald Timmermans paid him a surprise visit to give him a present and to congratulate him, we talked to Andy and asked about his time at TMC, the projects he has worked on, and his plans for the future. Truly very happy “I wasn’t actually the first TMC Employeneur; there were a few before me, but not many. Before…Read more...
Career development: finding and grabbing opportunities to grow
Every career is different. The career path of Bart van Loenen, employeneur at TMC Nanotechnology, is one of constantly finding and grabbing opportunities to grow. Bart started studying chemical technology in ‘99 at the Higher Technical School in Heerlen, but he didn’t stop there. He continued his studies in chemical technology at the Technical University in Eindhoven and specialized in Material Science, with Coating Technology as his subject and specialization of his Master thesis. But he didn’t stop there either. Becoming a system engineer “After my studies in 2007, I started my working career at Anteryon WaferOptics and worked…Read more...
Innovative recruiting: In-House Day & High Potential Pitch
This year, TMC have launched two new initiatives in their continuous efforts to recruit the best-of-the-best highly educated technicians and researchers: the In-House Day and the High Potential Pitch. One of the initiators is Bram Thelen, account manager at TMC Physics. In-House Day Bram: “The In-House Day is an extension of the university job fairs. At those job fairs it’s difficult to really get to know these potential employeneurs who are just entering the job market, and it’s difficult for them to really understand what TMC is all about. So at those job fairs we encourage the most enthusiastic…Read more...
Successful introduction of the TMC Vortex Cannon
In October 2014, an enthusiastic group of Employeneurs came up with the idea of developing a so-called “Vortex Cannon” for entertainment purposes. The concept consists of a device that fires doughnut-shaped air vortices, similar to smoke rings only larger and stronger. For almost one year the Employeneurs spend every Thursday evening working on the development of the Vortex Cannon at the TMC Entrepreneurial Lab. And with great success, given the recent introduction of the cannon at the colourful Holi Fusion Festival in Eindhoven! ‘During the development of the Vortex Cannon we came in contact with the organisation of the…Read more...
TMC-DIFFER workshop: producing fuels using renewable electricity
Nov 26 2015
On 26 November, another TMC Renewables Workshop will take place. In cooperation with DIFFER - the Dutch Institute For Fundamental Energy Research and the Strategic Area Energy of the Eindhoven University of Technology, TMC Renewables is organising a workshop to discuss the current state of technologies to make renewable fuels, to identify the challenges, and possibly to find some answers to those challenges. This workshop will specifically look at renewable fuels and the role they will play in the future energy system. The need for fuels Sibe Mennema is part of the TMC Renewables initiative and one of the…Read more...
Industria Congres 2015
Nov 17 2015
Changing Technologies and the impact on Business Operations is a daily challenge for many employeneurs of TMC Manufacturing Support. At their customer’s project they do their best to make a difference and improve business with the use of innovative ideas. As TMC Manufacturing Support is constantly looking for the best specialists in the field of New Product Introduction, Quality, Supply Chain and Operational Excellence, we are participating at the Industria Congres on November 17th. About the Industria Congres The 32nd Industria Congres will take place at the Philips Stadium in Eindhoven. This year’s theme: ‘Changing Technologies’ fits the TMC model…Read more...
Meet TMC Electronics at Design Automations & Embedded Systems
Nov 4 2015
On the 4th of November 2015 the D&E event 2015 will take place in 1931 Congress Centre Brabanthallen in Den Bosch. During the annual Design Automation & Embedded Systems Event, designers and users of embedded systems gain knowledge of the latest technologies and exchange views and experiences with colleagues. The content focuses on specific themes: "FPGA, Embedded, Internet of Things and PCB Technologies". To make the development process smoother, the participating companies will inform you about the improvements implemented in hardware, software and testing within the themes. TMC is represented with a booth on the exhibition floor and welcomes you to meet or…Read more...