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30 Years Sympatec Benelux

07. Mar 2024

On March 5th, we paid tribute to the remarkable journey of Sympatec Benelux as they celebrated their 30th anniversary. Three decades of hard work, dedication and passion have defined their success.

A varied programme for the anniversary celebrations

As part of our anniversary celebrations, Sympatec Benelux hosted an enriching programme featuring insightful talks on Sympatec, our particle technology, and presentations from esteemed guest speakers. Peter Hoos from Unilever Innovation Centre and Floris Grasmeijer from PureIMS sharined valuable insights into their applications. Our guests were given an introduction to particle characterisation of within food products and particle sizing in the development of Cyclops™ dry powder inhalers.

As a highlight, Sympatec held an Anniversay Raffle with three valuable prizes: the GRADIS/L dispersion system as 1st prize, the VIBRI/L dosing unit as 2nd prize and the DV module of our PAQXOS application software as 3rd prize. The event was rounded off with an anniversary dinner.

Congratulations to the entire Sympatec Benelux team

The evening's festivities also included honouring our team and one of our favourite traditions: the awarding of a little green cactus pin.

The cactus pin is a symbol of recognition and appreciation bestowed upon every employee upon joining Sympatec. Throughout the years, this pin is refined in various stages and symbolises outstanding achievements and milestones. At each award ceremony, we come together to sing the Comedian Harmonists classic “My little green cactus” as the congenial Sympatec hymn. Arji Tinke, our sales and application engineer for Belgium and Luxembourg, who has been with Sympatec since last year, was presented with his green cactus pin as part of the anniversary celebrations.

Our Sympatec Benelux After Sales Manager Kevin de Vries was also honoured for his many years of service. To top it off, the Sympatec Benelux team received a voucher for the customised design of their outdoor area in recognition of their hard work and commitment.

Honouring past contributions and embracing future endeavours

Our deepest gratitude go to Hans, Marian, Kevin, Rudy and Ed for laying the foundation and making 30 years of Sympatec Benelux possible. We would also like to express our trust in the current team Bastiaan, Irene, Kevin, Ed and Arij to continue the good work and to be motivated to shape the future of particle measurement in Benelux.

Picture, from left to right: Dr Sebastian Röthele (Managing Director), Bastiaan Nelen (Business Manager BeNeLux), Max Hollek (Sales Manager Western and Southern Europe), Irene Verhoeven (Administration & Sales Support), Dr Arij Tinke (Sales and Application Engineer Belgium & Luxembourg), Dr Torsten Hübner (Sales Manager Europe), Kevin de Vries (After-Sales Manager BeNeLux), Ed Brugman (Service Engineer)