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Manufacturing between Europe and China

August 18, 2016

An interview with Bart Bakkum (cco AMS Group), by Agne Serpytyte (HW Trek) originally posted on HW Trek on August 8th 2016 With the ease of talent and capital movement among European Union nations, Europe is in a great position to become a hardware innovation hub. We talked with Bart Bakkum, the CCO of AMS Group, a manufacturing […]

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Hardware = Hard. The importance of early supply chain involvement demonstrated

June 15, 2016

We all read about the increasing number of ‘scandals’ arising after crowdfunding campaigns for innovative hardware products have been ended in a monetary succesfull way. The ‘scandals’ reffered to are almost always related to non-delivery, late delivery and ex-communication by the originators of the crowdfunding campaign. They started their journey with a bright concept, followed […]

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ESEF expo Utrecht (NL) in March 2016 was big success

March 23, 2016

From March 15-18 2016 AMS exhibited a total of 34 innovations being realized by AMS on its booth. A tremendous number of pictures were taken by intrigued booth visitors. Not only the disruptive Longboardstroller from Quinny attracted a shere amount of attention, also the world’s first IoT hardware implementation of haptic technology in Kiiroo’s pleasure […]

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Dax van Laer & Falko Gassauer strengthen AMS in Amsterdam and Foshan

March 1, 2016

March 1st 2016 both Dax van Laer (left) and Falko Gassauer (right) have started to strengthen the project management & engineering teams of AMS. The expansion of these teams in Amsterdam & Foshan were needed to anticipate on the further growth and involvement of AMS in product realisation challenges for existing and new customers. Dax […]

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‘No innovation without realization’ is AMS theme at ESEF expo – March 15-18 in Jaarbeurs Utrecht

March 1, 2016

From March 15 – 18 the 2016 edition of the professional manufacturing industry exhibition ‘ESEF is organised on the Jaarbeurs Fairground in Utrecht, NL. AMS Group will exhibit in Hall 1, booth A106. This year’s theme in the AMS booth is: No innovation without realization….we realize AMS will showcase innovative hardware tech products & devices. […]

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Dutch Consul General Mrs Marjo Crompvoets re-opens AMS Product Assembly Foshan Co ltd

November 4, 2015

During a festive day on October 23rd 2015 the refurbished office and assembly factory of AMS in Foshan, China have been re-opened by the highest Dutch governmental representation in Southern China, consul general Mrs Marjo Crompvoets. During her inaugural speech she praised the succesfull combination of Dutch entrepreneurship and China’s ambitions to be a frontrunner […]

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A successful route for development in Amsterdam towards series production in China

October 7, 2015

Success is claimed by many ‘fathers’. It is an often used Dutch verb when products have been successfully launched in the market. And of course such success is because so many different stakeholders have been involved in the route to the successful launch. However, all stakeholders know that the actual route to success has been […]

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Quinny’s Longboardstroller – an experiment in mobility – launched to the market in July 2015

July 7, 2015

Dorel‘s product & marketing managers developed a radical & innovative new concept in spring 2013. Goal was to create an experiment in mobility; Longboardstroller. No buggy, nor a pram stroller, but a longboard with a safety seat mounted at the front. Revolutionary, eye catching and mouth watering. Now, 2 years further, the Longboardstroller is launched […]

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Bas Pot – AMS Group’s new senior project manager plastics

June 1, 2015

June 1st 2015 Bas Pot (1965) started at AMS Group in his role as senior project manager plastics. From Amsterdam he will manage and initatiate all new plastic injection mould and plastic injection moulding projects for AMS' customers.  Bas Pot obtained his Bachelor degree at the University of Applied Sciences, with a specialisation in Plastics. […]

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