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05 - 07 - 2019

Convergence Industry proudly presents…

We would like to thank Henk Zengerink and Willem Habers for creating an awesome video to represent Convergence Industry. Managing Director Chielant de Wit explains what we’re all about while Jelle tells us what it’s like to work part time at Convergence as a student. Have a look and meet the people that make Accurate, […]

02 - 07 - 2019

Welke rol spelen flowmeters bij de verwerking van suikerbieten?

Waarom houdt (bijna) iedereen van snoep, frisdrank, koekjes en taart? Al deze producten bevatten suiker, en daardoor smaken ze zo lekker. Maar waar komt die suiker vandaan? Alle groene planten produceren suiker via fotosynthese. Van alle planten bevatten suikerbieten en suikerriet de grootste hoeveelheden suiker; daarom worden die planten meestal gebruikt om suiker uit te […]

21 - 05 - 2019

Striving for Awesomeness – Redesigning BP measurements

State of the art A bubble point test is a pretty straightforward test used in quality control and characterization of membranes: An increasing gas pressure is applied on a membrane sample submerged and filled with a wetting liquid. The pressure at which the first continuous bubble stream emerges is called the bubble point and is […]

Xenofon Varidakis

17 - 05 - 2019

Say hello to our new Deputy Commercial Director!

Together with our Commercial Director Gerard Wiecherink, our new Deputy Commercial Director has a challenging assignment: make Convergence even bigger and more awesome! We would like to introduce you our new Greek colleague Xenofon Varidakis. Tell us something about yourself I live in Athens with my wife Dorita and our daughter Sofia. We like exploring […]

Attila

07 - 05 - 2019

From Musician to Assembly Engineer!

Tell us something about yourself My name is Attila Vörös, I’m a self-taught audio engineer and proud owner of NO Q studios. Being a musician for over 20 years made the transition from stage to mixing console quite natural, my new job at Convergence on the other hand is completely different: it’s a good thing […]

24 - 04 - 2019

Meet our new colleague Erik!

Tell us something about yourself I’m Erik de Graaf and, since last March, employee of Convergence Industry. My background has its roots in chemistry, but I am a self-taught engineer with knowledge in polymer recycling and system prototyping. Next to my job at Convergence I have my own company in the injection molding industry. What […]

17 - 04 - 2019

Convergence Industry B.V. intensifies cooperation FURTHResearch

Convergence Industry B.V. intensifies cooperation FURTHResearch with equity deal Convergence Industry expands its global network with a partial acquisition of German company FURTHResearch. The partial acquisition is the next natural step in the growth strategy and the stated goal to help startups. Complementary partnership “We are very proud and exited about this deal we have […]

29 - 03 - 2019

Hello new team members!

With the expansion of our company, Convergence Industry can use a lot of extra hands! We are happy to introduce you to three of our new colleagues: Jander, Jens and Melih. They will support the Convergence Team in addition to their education. We are happy to introduce them. Jens Schouwink In addition to his Bachelor Chemical Technology, the 19-year-old […]

28 - 03 - 2019

Convergence benoemt nieuw Commercieel Directeur!

Convergence Industry benoemt Gerard Wiecherink met ingang van 1 mei als Commercieel Directeur. De benoeming sluit aan bij de groeifase waarin Convergence zich bevindt en is een logische keuze omdat Gerard aan de ‘Wiech’ heeft gestaan van Convergence. ‘Medewerker van de maand’ nu ook écht medewerker Gerard is al jaren ‘medewerker van de maand’ zonder […]

08 - 03 - 2019

Welcome Mike & Lars

While our previous interns are now working on their graduation assignment at other companies, we now have two new interns who have joined the team. We would like to introduce you to Mike Brinkman and Lars Reijrink! After completing his degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mike started his Bachelor in Business Engineering. His skills and knowledge […]

04 - 02 - 2019

2019: Better listening & more intense collaboration

The first month of 2019 has already gone by. At the beginning of each new year, we normally look back at the previous one. But this year we would look to look forward to the next instead… Convergence Industry B.V. has the mission to become the most awesome company in the world! If someone thinks otherwise, we […]

18 - 01 - 2019

A warm welcome to Jorwin!

A warm welcome to our new and awesome Assembly Engineer: Jorwin Knol! We are happy to introduce you to our new colleague who will be responsible for assembling your systems. Tell us something about yourself Hello! My name is Jorwin Knol and I’m new here at convergence. I’m 23 years old and I am currently […]

14 - 12 - 2018

Convergence will go Micro in 2019!

Convergence Industry B.V. has been a partner in the DNANext project (Eureka no. 10942) for the past two years. The project will come to its end in 2019 and we are very proud of the results and grateful for the support of the European Union in this project. Convergence’s responsibility was to fully develop a […]

14 - 12 - 2018

Introducing our awesome new colleagues!

Both Lennart and Jan started their new job at Convergence. Both in a completely different role. We would like to introduce them to you as you might be in contact with them in the near future. Lennart Tell us something about yourself My name is Lennart de Vreede and I joined Convergence on October 1st […]

05 - 10 - 2018

A warm welcome to our interns!

Last month, three interns started at Convergence – each with their own assignment. We are happy to introduce you to our interns and tell you a little about what they will be doing the coming period. Koen Knuif joined the Convergence team back in 2017 as an Assembly Assistant. After assembling various systems in the […]

26 - 03 - 2018

Prevent high costs with our ScaleGuard

In the past we had to deal with several applications in the world of anti-scalants. We developed and delivered systems for the development and dosing of anti-scalants before, but this time we had a completely different application. We have designed and built a ScaleGuard system in cooperation with one of our customers. The system has […]

15 - 03 - 2018

FURTHRmind: simple, reliable and transparent data handling!

Convergence likes to think along when it comes to making research simple, reliable and fun. Our user friendly software and support already contributes to this vision. On top of that there is now another awesome solution available to process your obtained data as simple and reliable: FURTHRmind! FURTHRmind is a software solution for research data […]

30 - 10 - 2017

European project: DNANext!

Another new and promising European partnership: Samplix, Micronit, Upsalla Genome Center, Statens Serum Institut and Convergence have joined forces to develop a new DNA analysis technology in the DNANext project. The project is based on the PINS technology developed by Samplix. The technology captures DNA in droplets and marks DNA with specific properties. The target […]

23 - 10 - 2017

Convergence donates system to ROC van Twente

Daan Haitsma presented his final result to ROC van Twente after a 3-month internship last wednesday. In order for students to learn to work with high-tech automated (membrane) systems, Daan designed and built a system that Convergence donated to the educational institution: ‘The assignment allowed me to design and build a Convergence Inspector which will help students to […]

18 - 10 - 2016

It is all about accurate flow and pressure!

Convergence started off as a company specialized in the manufacture of customized measurement systems for membrane characterization. Over the past few years, Convergence has worked on projects that are slightly different: burner control systems, thermal spray systems and much more! All these projects have in common that accurate dosing and controlling of gases and flows […]

18 - 10 - 2016

NXFiltration: next generation membranes

While production has started at the brand new factory of NXFiltration, development of an exciting product continuous: hollow fiber nanofiltration membranes! NXFiltration – a spin-off from Twente University – has worked on new recipes for ultrafiltration, nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes for the last two years. The company wants to distinguish itself with their unique […]

29 - 06 - 2016

Convergence, UTwente and Porometer join forces!

The partnership between Twente University, Porometer and Convergence Industry goes all the way back to the foundation of Convergence. After 6 years of cooperation, all parties join forces in order to develop a new product: the permporometer, a permporometry lab scale system. Twente University performed research on the development of a permporometer, resulting in a […]

29 - 06 - 2016

Membrane filtered beer

Every brewer aims for the best quality for you to enjoy your beer. Brewing beer is real craftsmanship; a lot of different processes are needed to get that perfect golden drink. One of these processes is beer filtration. Convergence simulated an existing Beer Membrane Filter on a smaller scale for one of our customers. The […]

12 - 04 - 2016

Welcome Eindhoven University!

In the pas few years, Convergence was able to develop systems for several leading Universities and research institutes globally, including: Twente University RWTH Aachen University King Abdullah University of Science and Technology South China University of Technology And more… From a simple Convergence Inspector SDI/MFI to more complex Gas Permeation systems, Convergence did it all! […]

02 - 09 - 2015

Two and a half times around the world…

Two and half times around the world: that is the length of hollow fibers that B.Bran Avitum Saxonia GmbH produces every single day. These hollow fibers are used to clean blood of kidneys patients and saves lives! The Convergence Inspector UFR (Ultra Filtration Rate) subjects these hollow fibers to a thorough Quality Control to ensure […]

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