Yearly Archives: 2015

Looking back on 2015 – Looking ahead on 2016

We are looking back on a turbulent year, at least finishing it in a good way. A year in which we succeeded to realize the expected growth, so looking ahead now to a prosperous 2016. In 2015 we won an international price in Paris and after a long investment we delivered the first big supplies…
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‘Composites Smart Solutions’

The fourth annual conference of CompoWorld was like last year again dedicated to composites. This time the topic of the CompoWorld days was ‘Composites Smart Solutions’. Of course we were as VABO Composites present at this two day-long lasting conference. For us the congress was marked by our new developments of the composite ship doors…
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MDV TASTES FOR MORE

ACCEDOO new brand name for composite doors and hatches. The MDV 1 ‘Immanuel’ is the first fishing vessel with composite ship doors and hatches of Accedoo, the new brand name of VABO Composites. VABO is not unknown in the fishing world, but until the project of the Masterplan of Sustainable Fishery the team of director…
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HUBS: GREAT RESULT!

The installed roofing attracts many spectators in Emmen. These HUBS have been produced by us and have become a great result by cooperation with several partners including the design agency CM3. The HUBS serve as a roof under which one can sit down. When darkness sets in the HUBS are lighting up by their circumferentially…
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Full steam ahead – Certification composite ship doors

Accedoo from Emmeloord, developer and producer of composite ship doors and hatches, is going full steam ahead after obtaining the Veritas-certification. The first orders have already been received: a new MDV-fishing ship at Urk and two minesweepers in Italy. Director-owner Arnold Vaandrager expects in the next few years a strong growth. Fuel reductions The great…
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Fitting composite ships doors on board of a new innovative fishing boat

Last Friday 29th Mai are the light weight ships doors fitted on board of the MDV(masterplan sustainable fishery) ship in Urk. When constructing the focus is on cost and endurance. The innovative project Masterplan Sustainable Fishery aims searching for and realizing pioneering innovations in Dutch fisheries. Under this key issues the choice is made for…
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Update: project ‘Hubs’ in Emmen

Within two months the Hub’s in Emmen will be placed. There is a lot of work preceded. In the meantime the designer (Ruud van Eggelen of CM3 Custom Made) passed by to view the first products, we are all very enthusiastic about the results so far. The Hubs are fitted with beautiful LED lighting that…
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Composite hatches for mega yacht

The lightweight, low-maintenance application! On an existing ship the aluminum grills and hatches are replaced by our customized composite products. This prevents corrosion and reduces the weight. This involves a refit (adaptation to an existing ship), that’s why the existing structure been measured exactly and was translated into a 3D model, in which the preparation…
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Consortium wins prestigious innovation award

VABO Composites, as part of a consortium, has won the JEC innovation Award 2015 for its composite bucket for a wheel loader. The bucket was especially deemed a successful innovation owing to its increased payload capacity due to weight reduction. The JEC Innovation Awards are presented annually at the JEC Europe Exhibition, the largest professional…
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Composite applications for the Maritime world

VABO Composites develops and manufactures maritime solutions including composite ship doors. Increasingly strategic choice are made to use a product made of composite materials. If you know and understand the benefits of the material virtually everything is possible... Read the entire article  
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