Machine building

Leerkes Engineering completed the following projects for customers in the machine-building market (not particular in chronological order).

Function Control Research Ltd. Groningen

Function Control builds carton board and fine paper mill inspection systems. These are Hi-tech systems that work with Vision. They employ about 10 people and they are building their machines. De machines will be delivered all over the world.

For more information about Function Control, see their website: https://www.functioncontrol.com/

Leerkes Engineering has developed and implemented a new Eplan Electric P8 standard and corporate identity for Function Control within the company. In addition, Leerkes Engineering has redesigned, improved and tested all old machines in the new style, such as NEN-EN-IEC 60204, NEN-EN-IEC 61439-1 and NFPA 79. These activities have largely been carried out at home, with multiple has been in contact with the employees of Function Control.

TELE Besturingstechniek Ltd. Hengelo

TELE Control Technology is a high-quality machine builder at a high level. No challenge is too great for them. They employ about 25 people and build innovative switch and control cabinets for the machine builder. They specialize in the European and American markets and are allowed to certify switch and control cabinets according to UL 508A/CSA.

For more information about TELE Besturingstechniek, see their website: https://telebesturingstechniek.nl/

Leerkes Engineering has carried out a several projects for TELE Besturingstechniek, in which Leerkes Engineering has produced the electrical schemes independently with Eplan Electric P8. This work has been carried out largely at home where there have been multiple contacts with the employees of TELE Control Technology.

Cleanroom Cranes Ltd. Eindhoven

Cleanroom Cranes B.V. is a part of Mennens B.V. and is located in Eindhoven. They build lifting equipment for countless sectors, but especially for cleanroom applications. These are delivered all over the world.

Cleanroom Cranes approached Leerkes Engineering to test a project against the American NFPA 79 standard. To be able to deliver machines to the USA, they must meet the NFPA 79 standard.

For more information about Cleanroom Cranes, see their website: https://www.cleanroom-cranes.nl/

Leerkes Engineering has verified multiple cleanroom portal cranes against the NFPA 79 standard, its findings are reported in an English-language report that also contains the recommendations for this portal crane. Leerkes Engineering has also designed a FAT checklist for NFPA 79 on location.

PIA Service Ltd. Joure

PIA Service stands for Processing & Industrial Automation (PIA) Service. The company started in 2007 as a sole proprietorship and has since grown into a company with 45 employees. They are active both at home and abroad. Their work comes into its own when there is a good and open relationship with their customers. As a result, you can count on automation that completely suits you and they provide you with tailor-made advice.

For more information about PIA Service, see their website: https://piaservice.nl/

Leerkes Engineering provided support by reviewing a project under the UL508A standard. In addition, Leerkes Engineering made the safety calculation for a number of complex projects with the safety software Sistema (under ISO 13849-1) which was reported to PIA with an extensive report.

Vanderlande Industries Ltd. Veghel

Vanderlande is a part of Toyota Industries and is located in Veghel. Vanderlande is the global market leader for future proof logistic process automation at airports, and in the parcel market. The company is also a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses.

The company focuses on the optimisation of its customers’ business processes and competitive positions. Through close cooperation, it strives for the improvement of its operational activities and the expansion of its logistical achievements. Vanderlande’s extensive portfolio of integrated solutions – innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services – results in the realisation of fast, reliable and efficient automation technology.

For more information about Vanderlande Industries, see their website: https://www.vanderlande.com/

Leerkes Engineering has provided support to the R&D department of Airports and Warehousing. This has involved making Electro/Mechanical typicals and analyzing issues. These activities were carried out at home, with frequent contact with the employees of Vanderlande.

Dromec Winches Ltd. Rhenen

Dromec is dynamic and innovative in winches, winch systems, controls and software. With their enthusiastic team, they develop from small to very big & complex systems with the highest demands in terms of safety and ease of use. They also work very closely with certified body’s as DNVGL, BV, ABS, Lloyds.

For more information about Dromec Winches, see their website: https://www.cleanroom-cranes.nl/

Leerkes Engineering has verified a cleanroom portal crane against the NFPA 79 standard, its findings are reported in an English-language report that also contains the recommendations for this portal crane. Leerkes Engineering has also designed a FAT checklist for NFPA 79 on location.

AMF Bakery System Ltd. Bunschoten

AMF Bakery Systems is a proud partner of the Markel Food Group family of companies, which includes Reading Bakery Systems and Solbern. Together, we’re helping feed the world as global market leaders across a wide portfolio of automated food processing solutions that includes soft bread and buns, artisan bread and rolls, pizza and flatbreads, pastries and croissants, cakes and pies, snack foods, as well as food product folding and container filling solutions. Our partnership makes it possible for us to leverage each other’s technologies, best practices, and resources to deliver exceptional value to each of our customers.

For more information about AMF Bakery Systems, see their website: https://amfbakery.com/

Leerkes Engineering has carried out the electrical engineering for a bread oven system that complies with the NFPA 79 standard. These activities were carried out at home, together with a coleague freelancer with frequent contact with the employees of AMF Bakery Systems.

Reliant Group Ltd.

Reliant Group is a company that provides global engineering, service and commissioning support with a focus on industrial automation. The Reliant Group supports their customers with ad-hoc projects but is also able to provide in-house services ranging from engineering to project realisation.

The Reliant Group was founded in 2020 by combining the two companies of Dimitri Smoor (Reluctor) and Richard Naber (Prefent) after many years of experience in industrial automation and support. The main goal behind starting the Reliant Group is to give customers better support with a wider scope.

For more information about Reliant Group, see their website: https://reliantgroup.nl/

Leerkes Engineering has carried out the electrical engineering for the container crane in Amsterdam port. We replaced old components in the old control panels with the newest standard. These activities were carried out at home, with frequent contact with the employees of Reliant Group.

Cekamon Saws Ltd.

Cekamon Saws develop machines and installations with which pallet companies can sort, dismantle, repair and produce pallets in an efficient way. They resolve specific challenges for their customers. The solutions to process pallets are always tailor made. And above all, they constantly improve themselves. Due to this constant innovation, you will profit from the newest, proven techniques

For more information about Cekamon Saws, see their website: https://www.cekamonsaws.com/

Leerkes Engineering has developed and implemented a new Eplan Electric P8 standard and corporate identity for Cekamon Saws within the company. Leerkes Engineering has redrawed Autocad drawings of machines in the new style. These activities were carried out at home, with frequent contact with the employees of Cekamon Saws.