URE @ Hannover Messe
TMC Mechanical is a proud sponsor of the URE, a team of students of the Eindhoven University of Technology building an innovative bolide in the Formula Student. In the last months this team reached significant milestones in the production of its new vehicle, the URE09. Recently the car was shown at the Hannover Messe, world’s biggest industrial fair. This five days event received over 250.000 visitors, who were thrilled by several innovations from our region. URE was invited into the stand of the province of Noord-Brabant, which had a great presence inside the Holland Pavilion with several innovations in the…Read more...
Cell: Field Service
First installation in Singapore
24-year-old Irishman Cian Murphy recently joined TMC Field Service and did his first installation in Singapore. “At the Cork Institute of Technology, I met TMC account manager Bart Hermsen, who was there to present TMC and its opportunities to work with ASML. After his presentation, we talked and I also met an Irishman who worked at ASML. Soon, the conversation turned to my moving to The Netherlands.” “After my exams in May 2013, TMC arranged a job interview at ASML. I applied as System Install Engineer and started in early August that year. The first week hit me with an…Read more...
Cell: Test & Integration
Improving TPI at DAF!
‘Since September 2013 I’m working as a Senior Test Engineer at DAF,’ Employeneur Gert Martin says. Gert is working within the ES-SA department of Product Development - on an assignment for improving the test process using TPI (Test Process Improvement), which is part of a DAF wide improvement project to reach a higher Automotive SPICE level. ‘The TPI represents 20 key areas. Every key area has its own checkpoints to give a score how mature the test process is for that key area. We use the TPI sheet to improve the test process in order to improve the application software…Read more...
Robot Under Construction
In a Pizza-session on November 4th 2013 Mr. Eddie Mennen, director of Yaskawa Benelux discussed the impact of the shift in robotics from welding, painting to new technologies and new application areas like milking or slaughtering. An interested audience exchanged views on the introduction of robots in (health)care or other fields where human interaction is essential. Compared to industrial robotics, this poses new problems and requires different solutions,. How can a robot be programmed to deal with changing environments, have flexible trajectories, intuitive and user friendly interfaces, smarter safety systems. With support of TMC a group of employeneurs decided to…Read more...
Chandler Hatton: Young CTO 2013
She is not exactly showing off her status as elected Young CTO of the Year. “I am over the moon, that is for sure. However, I rather see it as an acknowledgement of what we, as a team, have pulled off and still wish to accomplish.” Chandler Hatton is CTO at SimGas. The company combines idealistic goals with business. “Making useful technology accessible to the masses: that is what I believe in, that is what energizes me.” At the beginning of June, the event “Connecting CTOs – Masters in High-Tech” took place. Technology service provider TMC herewith introduced a platform…Read more...
Mutracx on NPI
Apr 15 2014
In a competence meeting on 15th of April 2014 TMC NPI invited the company Mutracx to share their insights about the introduction of new products (NPI). Mutracx is an Océ spin off. Their primary focus is to revolutionize the PCB inner layer production market. Mutracx will produce the first fully digital inner layer printer based on inkjet technology. Their machine is called Lunaris. Mutracx was represented by Sjaak Janssen (COO), Martien Tönnissen (Production Manager) and Geert Janssen (Outbound Quality Manager), all former Océ professionals. We had an interactive session with about 15 NPI professionals sharing ideas about NPI, such as:…Read more...
Pizza Session – What does an Equipment Engineer do @ ASML?
May 1 2014
TMC Physics would like to invite you to a pizza session that is being presented by Marijn Zandvliet, employeneur of TMC Physics. What does an Equipment Engineer do @ ASML? In this pizza session Marijn will give you the insights of an Equipment Engineer @ ASML: • Brief Introduction about herself and her experience within ASML • Equipment Engineer: responsibilities and activities • Some project examples: - XLD (eXtreme Long Down): Reduce the Cycle time of a Position Module swap; - MTBI (Realibility, Availability): Impact and effort business case: go /no go; - NPI (New Product Information): Upgrades on existing…Read more...
Pizza session – FUELS AND CHEMICALS FROM BIOMASS
Apr 9 2014
In the recent years the use of biomass has been topic of many discussions in relation to climate change, the need for a “green” society, but also to food supply issues. If you want to know: • what biomass is? • why we should use biomass? • what kind of products we can produce from biomass? • why the use of biomass has given rise to so many discussions? but also: • what kind of research your fellow TMC colleagues conduct related to biomass (Paul Könst (TNO) and Pavlina Nanou, (ECN))? then join this pizza session! When: Wednesday April 9th…Read more...