STTLS @Clean Event 2024 - 2024-04-03

At April 16th, Settels Savenije will be present at the 2024 Clean Event in Veldhoven (NL). The Clean Event aims to connect professionals from the entire chain regarding industrial cleanliness.

Open Company Day March 23, 2024 - 2024-02-21

Would you like to take a look inside a unique High-Tech company? This is your chance! At March 23, Settels Savenije is opening her doors during the Open Company Day.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! - 2023-12-21

First and foremost, the Settels Savenije team would like to like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Sven Pekelder joins economic mission USA - 2023-11-30

From December 4-8, our CTO Sven Pekelder, will join amongst others Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Flemish Prime Minister Jan Jambon for an economic mission in the USA.

Piet van Rens portrayed in clay - 2023-11-15

In honor of Piet van Rens' retirement, we asked artist Mooniq Priem to create a unique clay sculpture of Van Rens. The portrait can now be admired at TAQ.

Visit us at the 2023 Precision Fair - 2023-11-08

Settels Savenije will be present at the 2023 Precision Fair. For over 20 years, the Precision Fair has brought together the entire precision technology value chain to collaborate on next gen technological innovations. 

Settels Savenije acquires Van Mierlo Ingenieursbureau - 2023-11-01

Settels Savenije Group, total solution provider in high-tech, strengthens its competences in measurement & control by acquiring Van Mierlo Ingenieursbureau.

New 650 M2 Cleanroom Class 6 operational - 2022-11-01

As from the first of November our new Class 6 cleanroom will be operational. This investment brings our total footprint of cleanroom class 6-8 to almost 1.000M2.

Frans van der Voort nominated for Noordhof Award - 2022-10-28

One of our most experienced mechatronic craftsmen has been nominated for the Noordhof Award 2022. We wish him luck at the Award event 10 November.

Piet van Rens ASPE lifetime achievement award - 2022-10-16

As many of you will have noticed, Piet van Rens was awarded a lifetime achievement award @ ASPE in Bellevue, Washington. Since many years Piet has been an inspiration for our engineers to design principally right according to the construction principles as defined by Wim van der Hoek. Chapeau Piet for this achievement!

Hennie Nagel retired - 2022-10-16

After a long and extensive career as one of the best Lead Engineers in de Eindhoven Region, Hennie Nagel has retired at the respectable age of 70.

Richard Nap appointed COO Settels Savenije - 2022-10-01

Richard Nap, who started as Director R&D in January, has been appointed COO of Settels Savenije Group of Companies. Richard has a great experience in both technology as in managing high tech organisations.

PLM Services wordt cards PLM Solutions - 2021-09-28

Met ingang van 29 september is Settels Savenije PLM Services onderdeel van cards PLM Solutions.

in memoriam Jan van Amelsvoort - 2021-07-01

Onlangs is Jan van Amelsvoort overleden. Op 1 november 1987 zijn Jan en ik begonnen met ons bedrijf. Hij was degene die mij motiveerde om ondernemer te worden. We hebben meer dan 20 jaar zakelijk alle lief en leed met elkaar gedeeld.

MBD trilogy on our YouTube channel - 2021-04-21

Did you already visit our PLM services YouTube channel?

PLM Services welcomes Kasper Brok - 2021-01-04

With Kasper Brok joining the PLM Services team we had a fresh start of the new year

Make the impossible possible - 2020-10-19

Interview in Link Magazine, where Sven Pekelder and Dirk Dona talk about the significance of the move of precision parts to TAQ.

Knowledge event digitalization attracts attention - 2020-02-17

Knowledge event on the digitalization of the workshop attracts attention in media

Op weg naar de digitale werkplaats - 2020-02-11

Settels Savenije PLM services and STODT organize three knowledge events on digitalisation in manufacturing.

Your part, our CAM challenge - 2020-01-08

with the arrival of Dirk Jan and Frits, our CAM team is now at full strength and ready to improve your CAM performance

Visit us at the MBD Solutions event - 2019-11-20

Visit us at the MDB Solutions event November 28th 2019 in Veldhoven and learn more about our MBD solutions and services.

Frits van de Huygevoort joins the PLM Services team - 2019-09-16

With Frits van de Huygevoort another experienced CAM and machiningf specialist joined the PLM Services team

Dirk Jan Spaanderman joins PLM Services team - 2019-08-01

We are happy to announce that Dirk Jan Spaanderman, an experienced NX CAD and CAM specialist has joined our team per August.

Luuk Huizer from student to teacher - 2019-05-19

Luuk Huizer, one of our NX CAM Consultants shared his experiences of the past years at the school where he once started. His teacher was impressed.

Dosco Vijayakumar starts as PLM Consultant - 2019-03-01

We welcome Dosco who joined our PLM Services team in March. Dosco will focus on Teamcenter and NX implementation projects

TAQ expansion of 5,000 m2 approved - 2018-12-05

Budgets have been approved by the Settels Board and an agreement reached with our project development partners.

Precision Parts invests in Tornos NANO - 2018-12-05

Precision Parts has recently invested in a Tornos SwissNano turning center.

Free workshop/lecture - 2018-12-04

ir. Jaco Friedrich will talk about the dos and don’ts of working in Dutch High Tech Culture.

Abdel Boujnane Sr. opto-mechanical system designer - 2018-12-04

Per December 1st 2018 Abdel Boujnane joined the Settels Savenije engineering team in the position of senior opto-mechanical system designer. Abel has a background in mechanics, optics and mechatronics and many years of experience in the optics industry.

Don't let engineering changes control you - 2018-10-23

Getting the increasing number of engineering changes under control is a challenge for many engineering departments.

Remote NX CAM workshop Kiefel Packaging - 2018-09-23

Jack Saes, CAM specialist at PLM Services has successfully provided a remote NX CAM workshop for Kiefel Packaging Indonesia.

Settels Savenije team enjoys annual company weekend - 2018-09-10

Amidst our busy day-to-day work the Settels Savenije team enjoyed the annual company retreat in the weekend of September 7-9.

ERP interface event well attended - 2018-09-05

The ERP interfacing at the end of August event was well attended. IPL Advies and Kulicke & Soffa shared their experiences with ERP interfacing.

First shipments from TAQ premises - 2018-08-31

@ Strijp-T, our TAQ facilities include a production hall which has an ISO-7 (6) cleanroom and warehouse. Over the past few months, shipments have been sent to customers around the world.

Why do I need an ERP interface? - 2018-08-13

Many manufacturing companies leave money lying around because they do not interface PLM with ERP. A missed opportunity!

Attend the Advanced Machine Engineering webinar - 2018-08-13

Helping Industrial Machinery Manufacturers achieve their digitalization goals and key business challenges

TAQ Garden Party 2018 - 2018-08-01

Employees, their partners and kids were invited at our annual TAQ garden party.

Bakker Fijnmetaal is now Settels Savenije Precision Parts - 2018-07-01

Per June 15 this year Bakker Fijnmetaal, part of the Settels Savenije Group of Companies for many years, changed its name.

CAM2.0 event: food for thought - 2018-06-14

That CAM2.0 is on the agenda of many manufacturing companies was evident from the great interest in our Get Ready for CAM2.0 event.

Visit our event 'Get ready for CAM2.0' - 2018-05-12

Visit our event Get ready for CAM 2.0 on June 14th in Einhoven and learn more about state-of-the-art CAM

Luuk Huizer starts as CAM Consultant - 2018-03-01

Per March Luuk has joined our PLM Services team. Luuk will focus on NX CAM implementation and support.

Maikel Michiels starts as Supply Chain Engineer - 2018-02-19

Maikel graduated in mechatronics from the Fontys hogeschool Engineering Eindhoven and is

ASML announced drawingless era - 2018-02-09

From the 2nd half of 2018 suppliers of ASML will no longer receive the traditional drawing for new designs but only 3D based TPD.

Settels and Technobis join forces in advanced sensor solutions - 2017-11-29

Settels Savenije Group and Technobis have agreed upon strategic cooperation, combining their in-depth know-how on integrated photonics

Ultra-high positioning accuracy in challenging environments - 2017-11-06

Xeryon and Settels strategically join forces combining their in-depth know-how on precise positioning in extreme environments.

SS&F knowledge session: Technical Leadership in Innovation - 2017-10-26

Our partner 'Settels Savenije & Friedrich' specialises in courses and master classes in soft skills and leadership designed for technology professionals.

Stijn van Sambeek starts as Supply Chain Manager - 2017-10-16

Stijn has over 10+ years of experience in international supply chain- and operations management.

TAQ cleanroom - 2017-09-01

@ TAQ 200M2 cleanroom class 6-7 is now fully operational.The assembly and integration of 3 high tech vacuum systems for one of our USA customers is the first project to enter.

PLM workshop Manufacturing Engineering - 2017-08-17

PLM workshop Manufacturing Engineering took place on September 7th, at our premises in Eindhoven

Next step PLM Services with partnership Siemens - 2017-07-16

Interview in Mechatronica & Machinebouw on our recent partnership with Siemens.

Garden Party 2017 - 2017-07-13

Our 2017 Garden Party was a great succes @ the TAQ garden!

DSPE knowledge event hosted @ TAQ - 2017-06-29

On 29 June 2017, Settels Savenije G.O.C. hosted an inspiring DSPE Knowledge Session about 'Design in Vacuum'.

Interview Jack Saes gastdocent Teclab in Eindhovens Dagblad - 2017-06-22

Nice article in the ED,our local newspaper about the Teclab, where old hands from trade and industry bring their knowledge to the young generation.

Move to TAQ - 2017-03-01

1st March we moved to the TAQ building @ Strijp T.

Moving up the supply chain - 2016-12-15

Special in Bits & Chips - Over the past fifteen years, Settels Savenije has carried out numerous projects for ASML. These projects have been instrumental in growing Settels

Opening new location Leidse instrumentmakers School - 2016-12-06

This week, the Leidse instrumentmakers School had a grand reopening event. His Majesty the King Willem Alexander was present.

PLM Services on Business Software Event - 2016-11-25

Attent our lecture about the implementation of Manufacturing PLM at Weir Minerals on the Business Software Eevent on Wednesday 10:30-11:00 in Den Bosch

PLM at K&S ready for the future! - 2016-10-25

This week the Teamcenter and NX upgrade Team headed by René completed successfully a complex PLM upgrade and data model alignment at our customer Kulicke & Soffa.

NEWS about TAQ in economic section ED - 2016-08-09

John and Sven were interviewed by Harrie Verrijt, journalist responsible for the economic section of Eindhovens Dagblad. Subject: our new premises @ Strijp T

Company garden party 2016 - 2016-07-16

Also this year a lot of employees, with their partners and kids, joined our garden party in the big garden of Riné and Els Dona in Veldhoven.

PLM mile stone reached @ Nikhef - 2016-07-15

On Friday a milestone in the PLM project at Nikhef was reached and duly celebrated with cake

TAQ reallocation, part 1 - 2016-07-13

As we announced earlier: construction works have started on our new company building TAQ op Strijp T.

Report Euspen Conference and Exhibition in Nottingham UK - 2016-07-08

This year, the annual Euspen Conference and Exhibition was held in Nottingham, UK. Our group was represented by Mark Meuwese and Sven Pekelder who gave a vacuum tutorial.

Publication 'Exploring the 3D Printing of Metal Vacuum Seals' - 2016-05-02

Read all about 'Exploring the 3D Printing of Metal Vacuum Seals' written by Dorine Laheij from SSvA, and by KMWE, published in Mikroniek nr 2 of 2016.

Introduction of iMGR2100 microscope platform - 2016-04-13

SSvA introduces an imaging system for applications with high magnification levels. This was first announced @ the ASPE conference in November 2015.

'Van Smart Industry naar de praktijk' - 2016-03-09

The article 'Van Smart Industry naar de praktijk' by Wim Ottenhoff, director of PLM Services is published in Mechatronica & Machinebouw nr 2 of 2016

Best Idea 2016 Augustinianum College - 2016-03-02

Bjorn van Hak, of SSvA, was one of 3 professional jurors during the contest "Best Idea 2016 Augustinianum College".

Settels Co-publisher of Vacuum Technology book - 2016-02-29

In February 2016, the book Vacuum Science and Technology is published by Settels Savenije van Amelsvoort in cooperation with The High Tech Institute.

Alex van Otterdijk joins PLM Services - 2016-02-01

In February 2016, Alex van Otterdijk starts as a PLM Consultant in PLM Services.

Wim Ottenhoff starts as Director PLM Services - 2016-01-03

At the start of this year, Wim Ottenhoff joins the Settels Savenije group of companies as director of PLM Services.

Settels Savenije Advanced Systems incorporation - 2016-01-01

SSvA incorporates a new company as a member of the group, which will dedicate itself to the assembly, testing and delivering of what is designed.

Settels Savenije present at Precision Fair 2015 in Veldhoven - 2015-11-16

Settels Savenije will represent the group of companies on the Precision Fair 2015.

Settels Savenije present at ASPE 2015 in Austin, Texas - 2015-11-01

Gerrit van der Straaten will represent the group at the ASPE 2015 Conference from 1 to 6 november in Austin, Texas.

Collaboration with CERN started - 2015-09-03

Collaboration with CERN started to design alignment features for manufacturing purposes.

Company garden party great success - 2015-07-16

With 125 employees, their partners and kids, we celebrated the summer in the beautiful garden of Riné and Els Dona in Veldhoven.

Ron Asjes Consulting Associate - 2015-04-15

Ron Asjes has joined our team of consulting associates. Ron is a well-know expert with an impressive and long career @ Philips Research.

Ronald Stevens new member of staff - 2015-04-01

Ronald Stevens is an expert in implementing industrialisation projects, bringing new products from a prototype phase into release for volume production.

Dorine Laheij finalist in Design Challenge 2015 - 2015-03-15

Dorine Laheij was one of the finalists in the Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2015.

Settels Savenije PLM Services new division - 2015-03-01

The Settels Savenije Group has decided to form a new division with a focus on PLM CAD CAM services.

Pieter Schelte arrives at Port Rotterdam - 2015-01-08

Our team was involved in the mechanical engineering of the hydraulics on board of this impressive ship. Today it arrived at Rotterdam.

Mark Meuwese CTO Organisation & Technology - 2015-01-01

Mark Meuwese has been appointed CTO Organisation & Technology.

Sven Pekelder CTO Marketing & Technology - 2015-01-01

Sven Pekelder has been appointed CTO Marketing & Technology.

250 people attend THE ART OF REVIEWING seminar - 2014-09-25

Keynote speaker Peter Vermeulen introduced the topic of autism friendly communication

Uninhabited island Staff weekend - 2014-09-05

An uninhabited island in the Veluwemeer is the surprising location for the annual staff weekend.

USA Ltd incorporated - 2014-08-01

Settels Savenije USA ltd has been incorporated under the laws of the state of California.

Office Garden Party 2014 - 2014-06-16

Our traditional Garden Party in Rine and Els Dona's beautiful garden was a great success.

SSvA glide high - 2014-04-15

SSvA staff organise and participate in a very successful glider event in Venlo.

mechatronics team invest in CFD Software - 2014-01-10

SSvA invests in state-of-the-art CFD software to better model flow and temperature in complex projects.

Precision Fair - 2013-11-06

SSvA and BakkerFM are represented at Stand 156 in the Precision Fair, Veldhoven.

ASPE Tutoral nothing is more - 2013-10-20

Gerrit van der Straaten en Peter van der Heijden (VDL ETG) give a tutorial at the 28th ASPE Annual Meeting.

Performing excellent at work - book presentation jaco friedrich - 2013-09-20

What is the difference between good and excellent? You will find out all about it in this new book written by Gert-Jan van Schaik and Jaco Friedrich.

Guustaaf Savenije starts as CTO @ VDL-ETG - 2013-09-01

Guustaaf Savenije becomes CTO at VDL-ETG. His position as main shareholder and member of the supervisory board of Settels Savenije Group of Companies remains unaltered.

Scotts rule the world @ SSvA weekend - 2013-08-25

The annual company weekend was held (in Scottish style) at a castle near Venlo.

bare footed Summer staff event - 2013-07-10

In this year's summer event, SSvA staff and their families, walked the 'bare footed path' in Brunssum.

Spring event on beetle Trike - 2013-04-10

SSvA staff tour the Brabant countryside on Beetle-trikes.

dutch Crown prince visits VDL-ETG - 2013-01-25

Prince Willem Alexander visits VDL-ETG in Eindhoven to see the EUV Source vacuum vessel - designed by SSvA.

In memoriam Jos P. Berben - 2012-12-26

Ing. Jos P. Berben was actief als bedrijfsadviseur van de jaren zestig tot eind jaren negentig. In de periode 1988 – 1995 was hij verbonden als oprichter en mede-eigenaar aan onze organisatieadviespraktijk.

Testing rescue equipment - 2012-11-12

The SSvA team spend an inspiring evening at Holmatro, testing the rescue equipment which is designed there, by cutting though wrecked cars.

ASPE Conference San Diego - 2012-10-21

SSvA is represented at the ASPE conference in San Diego with a poster presentation by Gerrit vd Straaten, Piet van Rens and Ton Peijnenburg (VDL-ETG)

New course on work pressure management - 2012-10-03

A pilot of the course Time and Work Pressure Management commences at Settels Savenije & Friedrich.

New course - The Art of Reviewing - 2012-09-01

A pilot of the training course The Art of Reviewing developed by Settels Savenije & Friedrich is succesfully completed. This training will be added to the High Tech Institute curriculum as from 2013.

Canoe Staff weekend - 2012-09-01

The annual company weekend was held in a nature reserve near Marknesse.

AVANS students visit Bakker Fijnmetaal factory - 2012-07-01

Invited at the successful networking workshop held by Machiel Kneppers at Avans Breda, several students visit Bakker FM.

new course - effective communication I&II - 2012-06-01

Commencement of a new course designed by Settels Savenije & Friedrich.

new division Settels Savenije & Friedrich BV - 2012-04-01

Settels Savenije & Friedrich BV is incorporated. Its focus is on the development of leadership and soft-skill courses for technology professionals.

Annual Staff weekend @ schoorl beach - 2011-09-01

The annual staff weekend on Schoorl beach is very active: beach sailing and mountain biking in the dunes.

Bakker Fijnmetaal part of Settels savenije group - 2010-09-01

Participation of Settels Savenije Group in Bakker Fijnmetaal (Son), including refinancing the company, is successfully implemented.

Settels van Amelsvoort in top 500 in the Netherlands - 2009-09-13

In the spring of 2009 TNS Nipo on behalf of Management Team has determined which Dutch companies excel in popularity and image.

Piet van Rens and Rine Dona visit Vlisco - 2008-07-01

Piet van Rens and Riné Dona visit Vlisco to see the work that has been carried out there over the previous 20 years by Ir. Jan van Amelsvoort and his team at SvA.

Workshop in Madrid - 2008-06-01

All SvA employees visit Madrid for a three day workshop. They also visit John´s family home in the sierra of Madrid.

Hennie Nagel re-joins our team - 2007-06-01

Hennie Nagel, teamleader in mechanical design and lead engineer at the OTB Group will commence work at Settels van Amelsvoort on 1st August.

Technology workshop, Madrid - 2007-04-01

The technology workshop in Madrid with 28 attendees was a great success. In the Bernabeu stadium, Real Madrid beat Valencia thanks to a goal by Ruud van Nistelrooy.

Dubai Shiplift Side Transfer System @ Bosch Rexroth starts - 2006-10-01

A partnership between Settels van Amelsvoort and Bosch Rexroth is formed. The first project is a ship docking system in Dubai.

Sailing and technology - 2006-09-13

All SvA employees take part in a three day sailing race and technology workshop on the Waddenzee.

Change of office - 2006-08-01

Having been situated in Waalre for almost twenty years, Settels van Amelsvoort moves to a new location at 17 Anderlechstraat, in Eindhoven.

Incorporation of SAINT Engineering & Projectmanagement BV - 1987-11-01

1st November 1987 Jan van Amelsvoort and John Settels incorporated SAINT Engineering & Projectmanagement BV.