Cell: Industrial Automation
Creating interactions between machines
“The beauty of this job is that I take a dead piece of metal and then I do my thing and slowly all the parts of the machine start to move, all the components working together exactly the way I want them to.” Thijs Nijpjes (37) has been with TMC and LAN Handling Systems since February. He studied Mechanical Engineering and later specialized in Industrial Automation. He worked mainly on the service side before he joined TMC and LAN Handling Systems. “Now I design the software that controls machines. The machine I’m working on at the moment is for the…Read more...
TMC CEO Thijs Manders about start-ups and entrepreneurship
A start -up mentality is essential for a successful business. We consider every new TMC office in every new country as a start-up, as our CEO Thijs Manders states in this interview in "Goeie Zaken" magazine. Read about his vision on TMC's international expansion, entrepreneurship, employeneurship and start-ups in this article (Dutch): CLICK HERERead more...
Building a demonstrator
The SKF Insight® Story On a Tuesday afternoon in November, I got a call from Rob Hendrikx, Head of the System & Product Development group at SKF Engineering Research Centre in Nieuwegein. He asked me if we would be interested in developing and building an interactive demonstrator for the new SKF Insight project: a real-time, cloud-based monitoring system for multiple bearings in a mechanical system that combines sensors, wireless technology and a micro generator inside a bearing. The demonstrator would be needed fast, for the Hannover Fair in just four months’ time. We had been working for SKF on and…Read more...
Employeneurs preparing for triathlon with team Squadra
“I like challenging myself: setting goals and then designing a path to reach them. Once you know the path, you just need to follow it as well as you can,” says Bart Lipsch, TMC employeneur. Since the end of June, Bart Lipsch and 19 other TMC employeneurs have been in professional triathlon training. They have teamed up with the Dutch triathlon team Squadra-Kalas as part of the Road2Tri project. Bart Lipsch initiated the collaboration. He explains: “I had an ambition to do a triathlon and was looking for the best way to prepare myself. I already knew about others…Read more...
Guustaaf Savenije CTO at VDL-ETG
For Guustaaf Savenije CTO it is absolutely clear: "Innovations in the high-tech industry result from in-depth cooperation." To him the application of a systems’ approach is key to create new types of customer value. It is well known that all of the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) try to take more responsibility for their customers and create additional value. This raises issues like the control over the total cost of ownership and the management the life cycle of their products. In Savenije's view this inflicts the delegation of more functionality from the OEM to their suppliers. "This delegation" he states, "can…Read more...
Matchmaking @Nanocity 2015 – October 5th, 2015
Oct 5 2015
TMC provides flexible workers in several technology areas. Currently, TMC Nanotechnology invests in assembling a balanced pool of nanotechnologists and material engineers. One of the goals of NanoNextNL is to keep the developed nanotechnology skills and knowledge in the Netherlands. It is also the responsibility of NanoNextNL to support the nanotechnologists in their future career and to stimulate nanotechnology innovation at businesses. That's why NanoNextNL and TMC Nanotechnology proudly present: Matchmaking @ NanoCity 2015 We will bring together the brightest minds in nanotechnology and match them to the most promising nanotechnology companies and institutes in the Netherlands in…Read more...
TMC Race Toto: and the winners are…
Jun 25 2015
Niels Langeveld is on fire! After six races in the Benelux Clio Cup, Niels is first in the overall standings with 136 points. We have a few winners of the TMC Race Toto. Congratulations and well done to Michiel Coenen, Rense Morssink en Jeroen Maas! You all will receive your prizes very soon! [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://tmcporch.com/assets/TMC-TOTO-Rense-en-Michiel.mp4"][/video] [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://tmcporch.com/assets/TMC-TOTO-Jeroen-Maas.mp4"][/video]Read more...
TMC Race Toto: We have a winner!
Apr 8 2015
We have a winner of the TMC Race Toto! Congratulations Jurgen Wouters! You will receive your prizes very soon. [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://tmcporch.com/assets/TMC-Toto-01-2015.mp4"][/video]Read more...