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CROWD group wins major tender for ProRail for bicycle parking solutions again

Velopa, part of the CROWD group, has once again won the tender from ProRail for 2-tier bicycle parking solutions. For the third time in a row, Velopa is allowed to provide bicycle parking solutions for ProRail. Velopa has registered with a completely redeveloped product and based on product quality, inventiveness as well as on topics […]

CROWD purchases German market leader Ziegler Metall GmbH

Since its inception, Creators of the Outside World (CROWD), has strived to make a conscious contribution to the outside public living environment. Thourgh it’s mission, to encourage people to go outside, and its vision, to be the leading group in street furniture, public sheltering, and bicycle parking infrastructure with a key focus on Circularity and […]

Purchase of Renewi Canada

Renewi plc (LSE: RWI) is pleased to announce that it has reached a binding agreement to sell its Canadian operations (“Renewi Canada”) to Convent Capital (“Convent”), an independent, sustainability-focused, Dutch investment firm based in Amsterdam, for an enterprise value of up to CAD 107.5m (approximately €72m) (the “Transaction”). Upon completion, Renewi will receive initial cash […]

Dumaco acquires another metal company: Blokland from Hardinxveld-Giessendam

The Dutch Manufacturing Company (Dumaco) takes over a metal company for the fourth time in a short time. This time it concerns Blokland Metaalbewerking in Hardinxveld-Giessendam, a company with just under a hundred employees. Dumaco claims to be the largest specialist in sheet metal working in the Benelux. With the latest purchase, it hopes to […]

SafeSize raises €10 million for its 3D tech

Amsterdam-based ‘footwear recommendation technology’ (I too had to do a double take) startup SafeSize has raised €10 million in a Series B round of funding. The fresh cash comes from prior backers 3TS Capital Partners and Convent Capital, as well as additional but unnamed ‘strategic investors’. What SafeSize does is essentially help online and offline […]

Convent sells CIREX: Twente foundry with dozens of robots comes into foreign hands

Cirex, a company from Twente that supplies steel components to car manufacturers such as BMW and Mercedes, has been taken over by a foreign strategic party. The American Form Technologies bought all shares in the Dutch manufacturing company on Friday. Cirex was once part of Philips Physics Laboratory. It is one of the largest steel […]