Transport & Mobility Technology Club: A coffee with... Michael Van de Velde (Pozyx) Pozyx provides solutions based on ultra-wideband technology to, among others, the automotive industry, some to optimize the logistic processes in the assembly halls, others to add new functionalities to the vehicles themselves. Curiously, Agoria's Transport & Mobility Technology Club set up a video call with Michael Van de Velde, VP Sales and Strategic Business Development of the company. Watch the video here.
Reopening Europe’s External Borders: Recommendation of the European Council On 30 June 2020, the European Council issued a recommendation with a number of guidelines for the EU as a whole, making it possible for Member States to open their borders to travellers from outside Europe as of 1 July. Within this European framework, it is up to each Member State to decide when, under what conditions and from which countries travellers will be allowed in again.
Discover Valeo, Factory of the Future 2020 Valeo Vision Belgium is an automotive supplier specialized in CO2 emission reduction systems and automated driving. Since its first recognition as a Factory of the Future in 2017, the company has relentlessly worked to automate even more, and to stimulate collaboration between humans and machines. This is the main reason why it was able to renew its Factory of the Future title on June 19, 2020. Watch the video.
Bart Steukers future CEO of Agoria Bart Steukers (58) is to be the new CEO of technology federation Agoria as of 1 April 2021. He will succeed Marc Lambotte, who will retire from Agoria at the age of 65. The board of directors already made this decision for a smooth transition in these difficult coronavirus times, Mr Lambotte said.
HD Ledshine provides Kinepolis on Tour with 'largest mobile screen in the world' Kinepolis kicks off summer with "Kinepolis On Tour", a series of drive-in movies throughout Flanders. The giant screens that will be used at each location, are provided by HD Ledshine, a member of Agoria's Sports & Entertainment Technology Club.
Blueberry, new Belgian industrial group in aerospace industry Sabena Aerospace and SABCA, two members of Agoria Aeronautics and Agoria FLAG, recently formed a new Belgian industrial group in the aerospace industry. "It has always been a great ambition to pool the strengths of different companies for the benefit of a strong aerospace industry in Belgium. I am very proud that we have now achieved this goal" said Stéphane Burton, CEO of Blueberry and Sabena Aerospace.
Transport & Mobility Technology Club: A coffee with... Will Butler and Piet Morisse Detroit, 'Motor City', is the epicenter of the American automobile industry. What opportunities are there for European suppliers and what approach is needed to get a foothold there? Ward Vleegen of our Transport & Mobility Technology Club brought a list of interesting questions to the table with Will Butler (Detroit Regional Partnership) and Piet Morisse (Flanders Investment & Trade). Watch the video here!
Discover Daikin, Factory of the Future Specialist in air conditioning equipment, Daikin Ostend also produces heat pumps. As the group's parent company, this is where all innovation and product & process development projects of the group start. Since its Factory of the Future award in 2017, Daikin has continued to invest in its transformation. This is how the company renewed its title in 2020.