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27 June 2022

Nice stake in largest construction projects in the Netherlands


In 2021, Vink Systemen had a nice 10% share in the largest construction projects in the Netherlands. Cobouw50 Projects is a new initiative by Cobouw and shows the 50 largest projects completed in 2021 based on estimation cost and gross floor area. A total of 5 impressive projects, to which Vink Systemen contributed, are in the top 50. These are
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Lasersnijmachine moderniseert ons snijproces
13 June 2022

Laser cutting machine modernizes our cutting process


The website www.metaalnieuws.nl and www.laserbendingmachines.com published a nice article regarding our machinery. The purchase of a laser cutting machine modernizes the cutting process and our machinery. The entire article can be read below: Vink Products in Katwijk has replaced four plasma cutting machines with one laser cutting machine with an automatic loading system. Three plasma tables have already been disposed
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24 May 2022

Successful (re)certification VCA 2017/6.0


Vink Systemen’ current VCA certificate expires in June. For this reason, recertification took place in the month of April. This recertification was conducted in accordance with the VCA 2017/6.0 standard. During the audit, it critically assessed the entire organizations safety and two thorough inspections took place at two ongoing projects. We learned through the auditor that no discrepancies were found.
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4 May 2022

Project in pictures: Shell C30


The extraordinary work at Shell’s headquarters in The Hague can be seen in this project video. In almost 2 minutes, our work is summarized in moving pictures. A challenging and beautiful renovation project of Shell’s landmark 1917 building. The video is well worth watching! Commissioned by Kuijpers Centrale Projecten, Vink Systemen is providing the complete air technology installation for Shell’s
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Dakkap met geïntegreerde opties
6 April 2022

Roof top with integrated options as desired


Several roof covers were produced this week. In consultation with the customer, the conduit and roof curb were integrated into the roof hoods. The fully custom manufactured roof hoods will be delivered to our longtime and highly valued client this coming week. Normally, a roof curb/slab is ordered and an appointment is scheduled with the roofer. After the roofer tapes
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4 April 2022

Galapagos Leiden project in focus


The Galapagos Leiden project was completed in the first quarter of 2022. The new Dutch headquarters of Galapagos has been built at Leiden Bio Science Park. The office includes approximately 17,000 sq. ft. of office and laboratory space with parking and bicycle storage below. The office building was designed by OZ Architects and is characterized by a modern look, great
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21 March 2022

Efficient and safe unloading with lifting roll containers


It is extremely important to work both safely and efficiently. In cooperation with logistics service provider Transport Keijzer Warmond and Ancra Systems, a container was developed with a conveyor integrated into the floor for automatic unloading. This makes it possible to transport large air ducts and associated fittings to all floors of a building under construction, without requiring mechanics to
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22 February 2022

A great first step on the safety ladder


Safety is a very important issue within our fine organization. Each year there are new developments internally to bring additional attention to safety in the workplace. In the end, everyone must get back home safely at the end of the day. Starting in 2022, safety awareness will be included as an obligation in many construction tenders and contracts. With the
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EDGE Amsterdam
4 February 2022

The Edge in Amsterdam pictured


Commissioned by Bosman Companies, Vink Systemen provided the complete air technology installation for the EDGE project in Amsterdam. EDGE Amsterdam West is a 48,000m² redevelopment of a 1970s office building. The building was designed by former de Architekten Cie architect, Oyevaar. Basisweg 10, is located in the transforming neighborhood of Amsterdam West with APG and Alliander as main tenants. The
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Uniek uitblaasrooster van aluminium
1 February 2022

Special aluminum coated discharge grille


On behalf of a Soprowa Elsaker, we produced a unique discharge grille made of aluminum. The supply grille is custom-made for a cove application. Because there was very limited space on site, the customer needed a very specific discharge grille. In close cooperation, a supplied sketch was turned into a professional production drawing. The discharge grille measures 265x630x1115mm and is
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27 January 2022

Modeling air ducts in BIM


For modeling air ducts, Vink Systemen uses BIM. BIM generally refers to Building Information Modeling in which digital building models are created. For modeling air ducts in BIM, the Dutch Association of Air Duct Manufacturers (Luka) has provided a BIM library for rectangular and circular ductwork. Using these Luka components in your projects, all straight duct sections including bends, reducers,
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14 December 2021

Vink Groep finds new partner for the future in FIELDS Group


The shareholders of Vink Groep of Katwijk, South Holland, have sold their shares to FIELDS Group, an entrepreneurial investor focused on further developing companies with potential. Vink Groep has found an investor in FIELDS Group that brings experience and knowledge in addition to capital. The experience of FIELDS Group combined with the existing foundation of Vink Groep provide an excellent
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3 December 2021

Repurposing through renovation to church in Lemmer


Commissioned by Ten Have Installatie B.V., Vink Systemen supplies and assembles the air technical installation for a unique project in Lemmer. Here, a Reformed church and surrounding buildings are being renovated by the Papageno Foundation. An important part of the redevelopment is the restoration and preservation of the monumental buildings as well as keeping them accessible to the public. By
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1 December 2021

Clean air with our COVID-19 ventilation solutions.


Proper ventilation is necessary for a healthy and pleasant indoor environment. It also helps reduce the transmission of respiratory infections, such as COVID-19. Ventilation is possible by leaving windows ajar, but in winter this is not pleasant because of the cold outside temperature. A mechanical ventilation system provides solutions for this. Are you responsible for safe spaces within your organization?
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1 November 2021

Impressive roof channels on project the Blender


Last October, innocent smoothies’ project the Blender was delivered. A wonderful collaboration with Boulting Group, where a completely CO2 neutral electric plant in the Port of Rotterdam was realized. You can read more about this wonderful project here. A few weeks ago it was possible for us to take new and especially beautiful photos of the roof channels at the
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1 November 2021

Factory the Blender from Innocent Smoothies runs


Healthy beverage maker innocent is opening its own plant, blender, for the first time since its inception in 1999. With this, innocent is also the first company to open its doors at the Rotterdam Food Hub. After a trial period, the first juices and smoothies roll off the line this week. Production has a total capacity of up to 300
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11 October 2021

Successful anniversary day 50 years Vink Groep


This year, Vink Groep is celebrating its 50th anniversary. A great and historic milestone for our Katwijk organization. Once started by Ed Vink as a forge and over the years has grown into a major player in the market of assembly, production and trade of air ducts and air technical components. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, it was not possible to
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Kwaliteit luchtkanalen
6 October 2021

Quality air ducts checked frequently


Every day many square meters of air ducts are produced at our factory in Katwijk. To ensure the quality of the air ducts, the quality and airtightness of the ductwork is regularly tested by an independent organization, namely TÜV Rheinland Nederland BV. Air ducts should meet the requirements of the Luka Quality Manual. From this test, Luka D emerged as
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Grote batch dakkappen gereed
12 September 2021

Large batch of roof caps completed


A complete batch of roof hoods is ready at Vink Products’ factory. The roof caps were custom manufactured by our team in the construction department. All wishes and needs are implemented so that the customer receives a beautiful product in accordance with expectations. This week, using our own logistics capabilities, the roof caps will be delivered to the customer’s project.
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19 August 2021

Your supplier for PIR/POL air ducts


In cooperation with Vink Products BV, in addition to air ducts made of galvanized steel, aluminum, stainless steel and plain steel, we also produce and supply rectangular air ducts made of plastic. These plastic air ducts are made of rigid foam sheets and this is called PIR/POL in the air duct industry. A rearrangement took place within our workshop and,
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11 August 2021

Progress project Galapagos Leiden


In March 2021, Vink Systemen began work on Galapagos’ new headquarters at Leiden Bio Science Park. By order of Schulte & Lestraden B.V., Vink Systemen is providing the installation of the air ducts for this project. Meanwhile, Vink Systemen is in the final phase of this project. On the upper floors, most of the ductwork is already assembled. We are
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15 June 2021

EDGE Amsterdam West


As of late 2018, Vink Systemen is involved in a truly wonderful project, namely EDGE Amsterdam West. Commissioned by Bosman Companies, Vink Systemen is providing the complete air technology installation for the project. This project involves the redevelopment of a 48,000-square-foot office building built in 1970. In August of the year 2018, we began work at Edge Amsterdam West. This
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4 June 2021

Ventilation Solutions


Proper ventilation is necessary for a healthy and pleasant indoor environment. It also helps reduce the transmission of respiratory infections, such as COVID-19. There are many good solutions for your ventilation needs. From small and focused to large and all-encompassing. Vink Systemen ensures that your building is ventilated in a timely, safe and comfortable manner. Vink systems creates a clean
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14 May 2021

Westfield Mall work in view


Last month, Westfield Mall of the Netherlands in Leidschendam officially opened. From March 2018 through March 2021, Vink Systemen supplied and assembled the complete air technology system here. A gigantic project with beautiful air ducts.In cooperation with MVL Media Groep B.V., the work was very nicely portrayed. A video to be proud of.
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30 March 2021

Exceptional work at Shell headquarters


Commissioned by Kuijpers Centrale Projecten, Vink Systemen is providing the complete air technology installation for Shell’s headquarters. This concerns the supply, assembly and delivery in working order of the air treatment installation for the renovation project of Shell’s monumental 1917 building at Carel van Bylandtlaan 30, also known as C30, in The Hague. On this project, very exceptional work is
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16 March 2021

Internal SCC audit passed favorably


Vink Systemen is already VCA certified, however an external organization was recently engaged to conduct an internal audit. During this audit, the company is tested on various points of safety by this external organization. The company must demonstrate through this audit that it operates in accordance with the requested SCC requirements. The internal VCA audit was passed positively by Vink
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22 January 2021

Video of Project Tacx in Oegstgeest is online


For Tacx’s new premises in Oegstgeest, we supplied and assembled the complete air technical installation, commissioned by A. de Jong Installatietechniek B.V. The Tacx family business has had a completely new building for production, storage and offices built along the A44 motorway in Oegstgeest. Over 3,500 square meters of rectangular galvanized ducts were installed in the imposing building, of which
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4 January 2021

Extensive ductwork gives Westfield Mall of the Netherlands air


On March 18, 2021, it will officially open: Westfield Mall of the Netherlands. However, the completely remodeled Leidsenhage is already unrecognizable. The largest shopping center in the Netherlands is fully covered and wrapped in state-of-the-art architecture with iconic storefronts, double-height storefront windows and an unusual facade of white concrete elements. Behind this facade, maximum attention is paid to sustainability. The
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14 December 2020

Vink Groep finds new partner for the future in FIELDS Group


The shareholders of Vink Groep of Katwijk, South Holland, have sold their shares to FIELDS Group, an entrepreneurial investor focused on further developing companies with potential. Vink Groep has found an investor in FIELDS Group that brings experience and knowledge in addition to capital. The experience of FIELDS Group combined with the existing foundation of Vink Groep provide an excellent
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22 October 2020

The art of roof channels


Installation and Construction magazine features an interesting and fun article on the installation of roof ducts by Vink Systemen. Read the full article below: Approximately 80% of air ducts in the Netherlands are installed indoors and professionally concealed above ceilings and/or in technical rooms. In complexes with an industrial look, however, the ducts often remain (partially) visible, which is also
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22 October 2020

Work at COVID-19 laboratory in full swing


In early October, a project team from Vink Systemen began performing work on the construction of a laboratory in Leiden. After completion, this laboratory will further develop and eventually manufacture the COVID-19 vaccine. Due to current developments regarding COVID-19 and progress regarding the vaccine, the construction of the laboratory is under high time pressure. Partly for this reason, we support
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16 July 2020

Renovation and expansion of ”The New Maaskant”


Vink Systemen mounts ductwork for the municipal monument ‘De Nieuwe Maaskant’ on the Schiehaven in Rotterdam. This building will be renovated and expanded beginning in early 2020. After the building is completely renovated and expanded, it is to serve as the headquarters for builder and real estate developer Vorm. Form wants to realize a modern headquarters for about 150 employees
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Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre (RACC)
14 July 2020

Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre in Installation and construction


The Installatie en Bouw magazine features a nice article about Vink Systemen’ work on the Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre (RACC) project. Read the full article below: ‘THE ROTTERDAM AHOY CONVENTION CENTER IS A GREAT PROJECT IN EVERY WAY’ In Rotterdam, the finishing touches are being put on the construction of the Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre, scheduled to open its doors
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17 June 2020

Tick Systems in the LUKA channel journal


In the channel journal of Luka Dutch Association of Air Duct Manufacturers of there is a nice article about Vink Systemen. This article concerns the work performed for the“Jumbo Distribution Center” project. A nice article that highlights the the project nicely. Read the article below: “Jumbo Nieuwegein: a giant of a DC At Jumbo’s new distribution center in Nieuwegein, everything
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Mall of the Netherlands
8 June 2020

Mall of the Netherlands


Vink Systemen has been performing work for the construction of the new shopping center ‘Westfield Mall of theNetherlands’ for some time. Vink Systemen began work on this project in 2018 and is currently about 90% complete. Westfield Mall of the Netherlands will be the largest indoor mall in the Netherlands after opening! In Leidschendam, the aging Leidsenhage shopping center is
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25 October 2017

Installation of air handling units Tabor College


Vink Systemen delivered and installed new air handling units on the Tabor College project. The air handling units are connected with PIR/POL ductwork fabricated by Vink Products. In addition to the air handling units and roof ducts, Vink Systemen also supplied, installed and insulated the indoor air ducts and air technical fittings.
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21 July 2017

Employee Danny van der Hoek passed Luka diploma!


How proud we are of Danny! With a convincing grade, he passed his Luka diploma Chief Mechanic Class C! E-learning Luka Chief Mechanic courses. An E-learning project group, led by Eddy Vink and others, has developed an E-learning course for mechanics and chief mechanics in recent years. E-learning is an engaging way of learning where one can set one’s own
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24 April 2017

PIR / POL roof channels project Maasvlakte Plaza


On the Maasvlakte Plaza project, Vink Systemen delivered 30 mm PIR/POL roof channels. As is standard on this project, the couplings are completely finished with polyester and thus guaranteed watertight. A beautiful piece of work! Custom air ducts and air technology components Also an optimal air distribution system on your project? Vink Systemen designs, delivers, installs and maintains your custom
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31 March 2017

Vink Systemen – New role for manufacturer


Vink Systemen of Katwijk ZH is one of the forerunners in the air duct industry when it comes to applying BIM. Itannex spoke with Rob van Duyn, general manager, and Ferdy van Breenen, senior work planner, about the shifting role from air duct manufacturer to air technology installer and the challenges they face as an organization. Ferdy van Breenen, Senior
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24 January 2017

LUKA certificate 2017


As a LUKA member, Vink Systemen is inspected annually by TÜV Rheinland®on the production, assembly and airtightness of rectangular and round air ducts. During the inspections, they were found to be manufactured and assembled in accordance with the LUKA quality manual and to more than meet the standard LUKA airtightness class C. Download the certificate.
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