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Yard talk

Yard talk

Next Generation Shipyards (NG Shipyards) designs and builds as well as maintaining and repairing work boats up to 30 metres. An important issue for...

Highly recommended

Highly recommended

One of the exciting projects currently underway at VABO Composites involves a major refit project in the north of the Netherlands. We are building...

Yard talk

Yard talk

Composites hatches for Lamborghini yacht built at Tecnomar Tecnomar, part of the Italian Sea Group, is the yard that builds the Lamborghini 63. This...

Meeting in Palma

Meeting in Palma

From 3 to 6 June we were finally able to attend a real live boat show again. The beautiful city of Palma de Mallorca hosted the annual Palma...

News about VABO Composites

News about VABO Composites

Besides our own newsletter, we are also proud to share news about VABO Composites in other magazines. Since our last newsletter, we have been...

Robot in production!

Robot in production!

Last weekend is the first mast built with support of one of our robots shipped to the customer! The platform moulds are 3D printed with the robot...

MEET THE VABO PEOPLE: Natalia de Wal

MEET THE VABO PEOPLE: Natalia de Wal

Hello everybody, my name is Natalia de Wal and I work at VABO Composites.  For over a year, I have been working here as a production planner and I...

VABO SERVICE & AFTERSALES

VABO SERVICE & AFTERSALES

For VABO Composites, it doesn’t matter if you are a composite expert or have never heard of composites. Our dedicated service team can complete the...

New service bus for VABO

New service bus for VABO

Last week, the new service bus was delivered to VABO Composites. We like it very much! What do you think?

Expanding the VABO Machinery

Expanding the VABO Machinery

State of the art products are made with a state of the art machine park. That is why VABO has commissioned a new CNC milling machine. The Morbidelli...

Meet the VABO people – Dennis Bezema

Meet the VABO people – Dennis Bezema

I was asked recently by our sales manager Jeroen van Deutekom to give myself a short intro in our next newsletter. My name is Dennis Bezema and I’m...

Product news

Product news

You may already be familiar with the Accedoo range of hatches: a versatile, lightweight, no-nonsense solution for on-board lockers and waterproof...

Project under the microscope

Project under the microscope

After having delivered the first part of the superstructure, and the rest in an advanced stage in its moulds we can safely say we’re far past...

Dodger turned over

Dodger turned over

For a prestigious project currently in built at one of the renowned shipyards in the Netherlands, VABO Composites is supplying the superstructure...

Solar Boat Twente

Solar Boat Twente

Written by solar team Twente For team structural of Solar Boat Twente, Monday 7 January was an exciting day. The workshop of our team was moved from...

TU Delft Solar Boat

TU Delft Solar Boat

In the summer of 2018 28 enthusiastic and ambitious students of the Solar Boat Team of the TU Delft (Technical University of Delft in the...

Superstructure and mast in composites

Superstructure and mast in composites

VABO Composites has signed a beautiful and exciting contract with the Dutch high-end yacht builder Royal Van Lent. The project includes building in...

Robot

Robot

Welcome to our team! Our newest colleague is in its place. VABO Composites takes the next step in automatization and robotization. Our robot will...

Composites in the shipping industry

Composites in the shipping industry

Composites in the shipping industry, what are we getting ourselves into? Ships are made of steel! We know how to work with steel and you cannot weld...

Shipping of a masterpiece!

Shipping of a masterpiece!

The composite canopy of 14 x 10 meters is shipped. First vertical by road and then by ship to our customers’ yard. A strong example of the shipping...

SMM 2018, Hamburg

SMM 2018, Hamburg

This year VABO Composites presents the ACCEDOO doors and hatches at the SMM 2018 in Hamburg. We would like to invite you to visit our booth at the...

Saving time and reducing mistakes!

Saving time and reducing mistakes!

Our configurator for the doors and hatches is operational! The first projects fed by our ACCEDOO configurator are realized and successfully...

Masterclass “compositeboost”

Masterclass “compositeboost”

More and more attention for composites, as Arnold Vaandrager was invited to speak at a masterclass of two days in Gent. The theme of the masterclass...

Accedoo

Accedoo

Jet again, an engine room door, escape hatch and a transom door have been delivered to South Africa. These are certified watertight and fire...

METS 2018, AMSTERDAM

METS 2018, AMSTERDAM

This year VABO Composites will present the ACCEDOO products again on the Mets in Amsterdam (booth 11.115). Of course we like to welcome you to see...

Successfully passed the fire tests

Successfully passed the fire tests

VABO Composites has successfully passed the fire tests of the improved ACCEDOO toggle door. The door is tested from inside and outside up to 30...

2018

2018

2018 is almost over and within a few days a well-deserved Christmas break starts for the VABO Team. This is the moment to look back with pride at...

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