This article showcases our top picks for the best The Netherlands based Mechanical Engineering startups. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Mechanical Engineering industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top The Netherlands Mechanical Engineering Startups
DyeCoo Textile Systems
DyeCoo Textile Systems B.V. was founded in March 2008.
The company is the world’s first supplier of industrial CO2 dyeing equipment. DyeCoo Textile Systems also offers its own range of dyes for CO2 dyeing.
Together with one of the main shareholders, Feyecon D&l, they have extensive knowledge of CO2 applications and design and engineering of CO2 machines. The company mission is to supply dyeing systems for the textile finishing industry based on superior CO2 technology, gaining a considerable market share and contributing to a sustainable environment in terms of water consumption, energy consumption, CO2-emissions and waste disposal..
Avular is an agile and innovative robotics company. We push the boundaries of current innovation and introduce disruptive technology.
Our multi-disciplinary team is always at the forefront of new technologies within various expertise areas. The cooperation between these expertises in our open workspace forms the base of our success.
We are located at the most creative location of the area; Strijp-T, Eindhoven, between many other innovative companies.
IMSystems introduces the new standard in high-performance gearbox technology: the Archimedes Drive. We have finally been able to get rid of the gear teeth and beat the traction drive paradox.
This enables us to deliver precisely the right force at precisely the right place using our patented Flexroller technology. The Archimedes Drive is available in ratios up to 10,000:1 – almost 100 times it’s nearest competition.
We can deliver high torque in a fraction of the volume of other speed reducer technologies, and do it with precision approaching 1 arc-second. Simply put, our drive technology is lighter, stronger, more efficient, more scalable and lower cost than any competing drive technology.
Our goal is nothing less than to cause a revolution in the robotics industry.. .
Reflow creates sustainable 3D printing materials with heart and precision. By building a vast international network for small-scale production, we transform local waste streams into a premium material to match all your creative needs.
By creating with Reflow, you support a vibrant community of makers, recyclers and waste collectors and help prevent the production of more harmful plastic pollution. Together we can ensure that the next industrial revolution is sustainable, global, and inclusive..
CEAD is a technology supplier on the frontier of composite additive manufacturing. The development of the CFAM 3D printer has been a breakthrough in printing with a continuous carbon or glass fiber.
The large printing area of 4m x 2m x 1,5m makes this technology suitable for large structural composite components and molds. Printing with a wide range of polymer matrix materials from PP up to PEEK..
Batchforce is a leading digital Managed CNC Marketplace for custom manufacturing, that connects companies with optimal manufacturing solutions trough her platform. Batchforce provides on-demand manufacturing to a extensive customer base, ranging from startups to multinational companies.
Our worldwide network of over 1.500 manufacturing and surface finishing partners enables us to maintain fast lead times while offering a wide range of capabilities. .
Smart-Ship is originally a family company founded by the brothers Roy (CEO) and Brent Kok (CFO), who combined their knowledge on tech, business and entrepreneurship. Later Smart-Ship’s management team expanded with the addition of Jelle Tiemensma as CTO.
The company focusses on enabling a sustainable future for maritime operations. They do this by implementing force-feedback technology on ship control.
At Smart-Ship we implement force-feedback/haptics on ship controls to increase safety, sustainability and efficiency during maritime operations. With our haptic lever series we enable a shared control where the human operator intuitively knows what to do during complex maritime operations.
In this way we form a bridge towards autonomous shipping. Please see our website for more information: https://www.smart-ship.eu.
VIBES.technology is a new company founded in the Netherlands in 2015 with a mission to enable Experimental Dynamic Substructuring and modern TPA techniques for the engineering community. Their vision is that every engineer should be able to do these complex analyses “first time right”.
To make that possible, they develop intuitive and user-friendly applications that make the analysis accessible. Their toolbox for Matlab is a great example: even though it is aimed at engineers with Matlab experience, it significantly reduces the time and expertise required to make an excellent analysis of sound & vibration levels..
IBS Precision Engineering
IBS Precision Engineering has been delivering customers solutions to their measurement, positioning and motion systems demands where ultra-high precision is required. With our expert foundation in metrology, we understand the true meaning of precision and how to help our customers achieve it.
With its expert foundation in metrology, they understand the true meaning of precision and how to help our customers achieve it. IBS products and custom solutions can be found at leading companies world-wide serving industries from disk drive to semiconductor equipment, printing and medical systems.
In the field of machine tools we serve both builders and users with measurement systems delivering significant bottom-line productivity improvements. For the research community, it provides support from standard ultra-precision components to custom made systems..
Adjuvo BV is develops hardware and software system for the rehabilitation of post-stroke patients through technology. Adjuvo developed the S-Sense glove with both monitoring and supporting ability, which greatly optimises hand and wrist rehabilitation.
Through the use of S-Sense glove, real-time information on the effect of the therapy is available and the treatment adherence increases. The S-sense consists of a physical glove and an online platform.
Adjuvo’s S-Sense glove enables a very precise measurement of a hand’s dexterity, with a digital report on the bending of each joint in the hand simultaneously. All hand gestures, treatment adherence and progress can be monitored online in real time.
With the option of gamification, patients are stimulated to exercise at home on a daily basis. With the on-going monitoring via an app, the treatment becomes effectively tailor-made and more sufficient.
Through the innovative technology incorporated in the glove, Adjuvo provides an excellent facilitation of out-patient care.. .
Eijkelkamp SonicSampDrill provides sonic drilling rigs, sonic tooling and sampling solutions. Eijkelkamp SonicSampDrill products are the result of industry changing innovations and designed by people that carry the same standards and values as our company DNA.
Its product line is designed to be safer and more ergonomic than the industry standard. High quality components are designed and selected for its products to insure product reliability.
Royal Eijkelkamp is able to make a continuous contribution to a safe and healthy living environment thanks to more than 100 years’ experience and expertise in soil and water research. Royal Eijkelkamp wants to become the world’s preferred supplier of solutions – including one-stop solutions – for soil and water research..
Founded in November 2014 by Ad and Marc Vermeer and Thérèse van Vinken., Cerescon focuses on the development, production, and marketing of an automatic asparagus harvesting machine. Cerescon is the first company in the world to successfully demonstrate the feasibility of an automatic selective asparagus harvester.
Selective harvesting means that only those asparagus are harvested, which are sufficiently large; the remaining asparagus must remain (undamaged) to be harvested a few days later.. .
At the International Automobile Exhibition in Frankfurt in the fall of that year, Volkswagen introduced the Bugatti 18.3 Chiron, named after the greatest Bugatti racecar driver of the interwar era. The Bugatti Veyron*) Concept Car was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show.
Both the Chiron and the Veyron were developed by the Volkswagen AG design team led by Hartmut Warkuss. In 2001, Volkswagen decided to start serial production of the super-sportscar Veyron, whose official name was “Veyron 16.4”.
In the fall of 2004, after renovation of the traditional Bugatti headquarters at Château Saint Jean was completed and the new assembly studio constructed, Bugatti S.A.S. began manufacturing the first Veyron.
About 80 cars are assembled each year, most of them being picked up directly in Molsheim by their new owners. This is a pleasure that customers back in Ettore Bugatti’s days also used to indulge in..
Veco is a manufacturer of micro-precision parts. They serve the world’s most innovative, hi-tech companies in industries that demand the highest quality and precision.
To meet their customers’ specifications and demands, Veco has developed high standards of performance in Electroforming, Chemical Etching and Laser Material Processing. These technologies allow a powerful combination of precision and economical production; for high volumes and prototypes, standard and custom-made products.
Moving to sub-micron tolerances Veco is equipped with the most sophisticated inspection and measurement systems while most of the work takes place in high-end clean room facilities.. .
Laser Precision Solutions
Laser Precision Solution’s LaserTrain is the solution to slipperiness (low COF) on the rail.In 2018 our LaserTrain was first prototyped successfully with MTA LIRR in New York. Our current fleet exists of two 25-mph LaserTrains that operate 18 hours a day each. In 2021 we will launch our first 60 mph LaserTrain as a fully standalone wagon, that can be hooked up to locomotive or freight train. The LaserTrain requires fuel as only input and has a range of 6.000km, which can easily be extended. No need for trained operators, the system is fully autonomous!
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Seaborough develops and commercializes innovations in LED technology that drastically reduce electricity consumption. Seaborough introduced the OneTLed technology: an electronic solution that means that the next generation of TLED tubes can replace any fluorescent tube, regardless of which electronics are used in the existing fixture.
In addition, Seaborough and a team of technicians, physicists, and chemical engineers are currently researching and developing new materials in the LED lighting market that increase light output while reducing production costs and environmental impact.. .
Empowering customers to jumpstart Edge AI and realize practical business value. As a B2B Edge AI software technology supplier PowerBrain.Shop® exists to simplify, scale and apply affordable Artificial Intelligence to help solve global problems and enhance peoples’ lives.
• PowerBrain.Shop® generates Internet-independent AI at the edge of machinery, facilities and infrastructure assets globally (Edge AI). Our AI PowerBrains™ enable Condition Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance of our B2B clients’ products, systems and infrastructure assets.
• Our development platform generates cost-efficient off-the-shelf AI at scale for rapid and easy integration. • We take advantage of todays strong on-device computing performance and lift the clients’ product reliability, performance, availability and resilience to a completely new level of independence, cyber security and data protection.
• We eliminate Cloud data aggregation and transaction cost. • We are working in collaboration with major industry players to help build AI solutions for specific customer segments..
Maars Living Walls
Maars combines years of experience by effortlessly merging special innovation, aesthetics and performance. Maars offers both standard and customized solutions in, for example, offices, airports, factories, cinemas, shops and hotels.
Also in the public sector Maars has been active and has taken the lead with applications including hospitals, public institutions, universities and schools.. .
ELCEE is preferred supplier for engineered components and assemblies; castings, forgings, bearings and welded constructions. Transforming welded constructions into cost-efficient castings and forgings is one of their strengths.
They specialise in making components with the best-cost quality in production locations around the world. Technical support, quality control, and supply chain management are standard services for all their products..
AESSEAL designs, manufactures, and distributes mechanical seals and support systems. The company offers cartridge mechanical seals that include single, double, bellow, split, and mixer seals; component seals that comprise non-chemical external seals, internal balanced component seals, and external seals with non-metallic parts; and bearing protection products.
It also provides gas seals, such as pump seals, compressor seals, and gas systems; seal support systems, including forced circulation systems, leakage detection products, particle separators, gas pressurized or buffer products, gas panels, fluid management products, and additional cooling systems; and gland packing and auxiliary products, such as pump, special, trapezoid, and valve packing products, as well as auxiliary products.. .
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