Marco Barendse country director ELCEE Netherlands
Marco Barendse was appointed country director of ELCEE Netherlands on 1 November. Marco has worked at ELCEE for more than 20 years, knows ELCEE through and through and has been at the basis of the positive development of the Engineered Components product category within ELCEE.
Barendse joined ELCEE in 2000 as a product specialist in castings and forgings. In this role, he gained a great deal of technical knowledge, which he has used in various (managerial) positions within ELCEE since 2005. As key account manager and international sales director, Marco gained a great deal of knowledge about all ELCEE NL’s ranges; castings & forgings, plain bearing technology (including the igus®, Wärtsilä and Tribotop brands), lifting technology (Gunnebo, Crosby and Flaig) and fastening technology (stainless steel speciality). In his most recent position as manager design & engineering Marco has headed the department of 14 engineers. He has taken the initiative to further invest in knowledge and skills in order to support clients even better in the design of castings & forging parts, the conversion of welded assemblies into castings and thinking in assemblies. Country director of ELCEE Netherlands, is a good next step in his career and fits in well with his personal development.
INSPIRATION BASED ON KNOWLEDGE
“Marco Barendse is known for his inexhaustible knowledge of casting and forging,” says Marcel Muijs, CCO of the ELCEE group. “We started the process leading up to his appointment together over a year ago and as management of the ELCEE group, we are very confident that he is now ready for it. With Marco, we are strengthening our country organisation with a decisive leader who is able to think in terms of solutions for customers”.
During several ELCEE academy webinars, he has inspired buyers, engineers and project managers in the field of specific casting techniques such as Silica Sol and Water glass casting. Inspiring to create the best customer experience and always thinking one step ahead in terms of opportunities and possibilities. Marco’s drive is enthusing, as is his roaring smile.
OPTIMISING YOUR PRODUCTION PROCESS
The Dutch ELCEE team and Marco are 100% committed on a daily basis to convert your industrial components into cost-effective castings, forgings, (welded) assemblies and plain bearing solutions. The standard igus® plain bearings, Crosby/Gunnebo lifting accessories and stainless steel fasteners are supplied from stock. Our aim is to make an effective contribution to the optimisation of your production process.
From left to right at the header image: Peter Fluitsma CEO ELCEE Group, Marco Barendse Country Director ELCEE NL and Marcel Muijs CCO ELCEE Group.
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