Palletizers New York Times


'88 - '91 Apollo BV, Nijkerk                                                                     Project Engineer / Project Manager


Apollo, manufacturer of systems for internal transportation, palletizers for boxes and newspapers, number of staff 30. Production company in Coevorden with 50 staff.


Project management for 6 large palletizers for bundles of newspapers at The New York Times in USA. Project volume approx. NLG 6 mio.


Main tasks:
      - support detail-engineering, production progress and testing of prototype in NL
      - programming Siemens PLC and commissioning
      - required technical modifications (patent)
      - inspection at sub-suppliers in The Netherlands, Finland and Germany
      - installation and commissioning of total system in USA
      - Sales support and Project Management of Cabin Assembly System for Scania-trucks, Meppel, NL.

In 1991 I became involved in the founding of Tivox-Logimath as a member of the Management Team.