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12/07: Nijdra receives another EcoVadis bronze medal

EcoVadis assesses companies on their sustainability performance, using 21 indicators spread across four themes. These themes are: environment, labour and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement. In addition, extra attention is paid to the company's CO2 emissions.

29/04: Optomechatronic adjustment module for a new medical precision microscope

Nijdra Group has been working together with the German engineering firm B&W Engineering und Datensysteme GmbH since 2020. The aim of this partnership is to offer clients a complete package of services: from product development, to production and logistics. Recently, B&W asked Nijdra to help develop a new medical calibration system.

22/11: Successful Precision Fair

We had two very successful days at the 2021 Precision Fair. The 20th edition was held this year on 10 and 11 November in the Brabanthallen in Den Bosch with a record number of 320 exhibitors. We would like to thank all visitors who came to our stand and for the fruitful discussions we had!

16/11: Nijdra receives EcoVadis 2021 bronze medal

Nijdra Group now has an EcoVadis 2021 bronze medal in recognition of its sustainability achievements. As part of the assessment, the company is scored for its performance on the topics: environment, labour and human rights, and ethics. With a score of 49, Nijdra is among the top 50% of all companies already assessed by EcoVadis. And naturally, we're very proud of this.

01/11: “We’re back!”

During the past year Nijdra Group was unfortunately unable to exhibit at any trade fairs. We’re back again exhibiting soon at the following trade fairs, starting with the FMB trade fair and the Precision Fair, which overlap. 

28/09: BNR Podcast Germany

Nijdra’s general manager, Saskia van Dijk-Nije, was invited as a guest to be interviewed for the very first episode of BNR Podcast Germany.

27/05: Member of Brainport Industries

After some years of absence, Nijdra Group decided to once again become member of the Brainport Industries Network.

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23/04: Recertified Nijdra Group

After a 9 day audit period, during which all departments were audited, the Nijdra Group was successfully and without shortcomings recertified for ISO 9001 / ISO 14001 and ISO 13485.
The Nijdra Group also received a plaque for being certified with the Lloyd's for a total of 25 years!

16/04: Nijdra Group dives into the depths

We are proud to announce that Nijdra contributes to maritime research on the bottom of the Mediterranean.

26/11: Nijdra invests in a new DMG DMU80 P duoBLOCK

“A machine with unprecedented capabilities” says Rob Wijtenburg (Head of Production Nijdra FMI) about the company’s new investment. Namely, a DMG Mori DMU80 P duoBLOCK with BMO titanium 225 automated loading system as an addition. The combination offers many new production possibilities and is through it, a great addition to the existing machines.

06/11: Nijdra Group will not participate in fairs until the end of 2020

Traditionally, November is the month of trade fairs for Nijdra Group. However, due to changes in regulations regarding the Coronavirus, this year proves to be different. The FMB and precision fair have both been cancelled as a result of the steep increase of corona-cases, and limitation of (cross border) movement. Even though we are sad to hear this, we understand the situation and response.

29/07: Nijdra Group enters into a cooperative effort with a German engineering company

Nijdra Group enters into a cooperative effort with the German engineering company B & W Engineering und Datensysteme GmbH. The purpose: to offer (specifically medical) customers a complete package, starting at product development, to production and supply chain management. The companies prove to complement one another and create synergy. General Manager Dennis van Dijk made this decision with full conviction: "From now on both parties can offer their customers a total package, in other words a real win-win situation!"

10/04: Lightning-fast expansion of machinery

Within five calendar days, Nijdra received a shining showroom DMG CTX beta 800TC. The root cause of this speedy delivery lies with the production of parts for the medical and biomedical industry. Rob Wijtenburg, head of production at Nijdra Group, explains: “Due to the current situation in the world, we feel responsible to work as hard as we can to deliver our products to our customers. Especially since the medical industry needs all the help it can get.”

27/03: Nijdra Group fights against the Coronavirus

Nijdra Group fights against the Coronavirus

Despite this bizarre time, we informed our staff (at an appropriate distance) with pride that various Nijdra Group customers in the medical and biomedical industry are urging us to increase and accelerate the delivery of their products in the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

19/04: Nijdra’s inventory management system

Logistics manager Rene Overtoom explains: “SmartBin is a completely automated inventory system which uses sensors to measure the real time weight of a bin with materials. Naturally the weight measured is in direct relation with said material’s quantity. Whenever the measured weight is below the preferred minimum an automated purchase order is sent to the supplier. So when a material is close to exhaustion, an express delivery is placed and the stock replenished the very next day.

12/03: Nijdra Group is investing

Nijdra Group is investing in a new machine!

Recently, Nijdra invested in a new CNC machine with pallet module. The choice was made for the DMG Mori DMU 50 (3rd generation) 5-axis milling machine. This machine can unmanned and fully automatically process several small series.

09/10: Extensive collaboration CERN and Nijdra

Extensive collaboration CERN and Nijdra: High-Luminosity LHC next level!

19/12: Nijdra Group completely certified ISO 13485

On 27 April 2017, the entire organization of Nijdra Group completed ISO 13485 certification. This certification is the medical version of the ISO 9001 and demonstrates that the quality system of Nijdra is suitable for: co-engineering, production and assembly of precision components, mechatronic modules and sub-systems for medical applications.

12/10: New investment Nijdra Group

In September, the Nijdra Group further scaled up its equipment with a CTX beta 800 TC by DMG Mori. This versatile machine is a turn & mill combination and as such complements well the existent machinery. 

05/07: Robotizing the machine factory

Within the frame of the Smart Industry (or: Industry 4.0), where the industry uses the newest information and technological developments in order to produce tailor-made higher quality in a more efficient and flexible way, the Nijdra Group reinforced itself with a new production robot.