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August 25, 2020

Did you know that 175 billion plastic straws are used in single dose packs? As it is part of our global pollution problem, Tembo wants to end the use of these single use plastics. Therefore we have invested many years in developing paper straw machinery, working closely together with our partners delfort and Henk…

June 17, 2020

At Tembo, we closely collaborate with other companies to develop new solutions. One example is the PRISMA project. Within PRISMA the industrial companies IMS, AWL, SCM and Tolsma join forces with innovation hub Perron038 and research institutes Windesheim University of Applied Sciences and the Fraunhofer Project…

May 12, 2020

Sustainability is an important theme for both Tembo and its company clothing supplier Company Fits. Raw materials are in danger of becoming scarce, making it increasingly important to use the available raw materials as efficiently as possible and to burden the environment as little as possible. As Tembo is aware…

March 25, 2020

Since the Corona virus has been spreading at countries all over the world, Tembo has taken extensive measures to prevent and slow down the growth of infections of COVID-19, in alignment with local governance. Safety first We give the highest priority to the safety of our employees, customers, partners and supplie…

March 2, 2020

Open innovation centre starts vision and 3D print project Perron038 opened its doors at the beginning of September last year and the first innovation projects have started. The official opening of the innovation centre for the manufacturing industry in Zwolle will take place in the spring of 2020, the exact date…

January 27, 2020

Kampen, The Netherlands, January 27th 2020. Jeroen Slobbe has informed the Board of Directors that he will leave as board member and director of Tembo and several daughter companies. Jeroen will say goodbye to us by the end of January 2020, after a career of 24 years at our family company. Arend van der Sluis, c…

July 31, 2019

Perron038: an industrial hall in Zwolle is transforming into an inspiring open innovation place for entrepreneurs, education and government. City Developer-S bought the former factory hall and under the guidance of entrepreneur Marius Woldberg they succeeded in bringing four companies together with a comment inte…

July 24, 2019

Three of our interns have made an automated bee monitor for their minor project (Industrial Automation and Robotics). The intention of the bee monitor is that the bees can be monitored without always having to go up on the roof and to check them manually. To be able to monitor the bees, different sensors were nee…

June 25, 2019

On the 20th June 2019 at the New York football stadium in Rotherham, Tom Roe was announced as the winner of the Rotherham Apprentice of the year – Advanced Category.  Tom, Lead engineer at SPI Developments Ltd, outshone in the short list of 6 nominations, to claim his well-deserved prize and title. SPI’s Busines…