Van der Ende - Steel is one of the strongest and most durable building materials. However, these positive, almost unassailable properties have one threat: corrosion. Van der Ende is one of the largest Dutch specialists in protecting steel against corrosion.
The company was founded in 1929 and is one of the last family businesses in this specialized sector. Van der Ende has been maintaining and protecting all conceivable steel structures for four generations.
Three principles are paramount for Van der Ende: working hard and efficiently , striving for perfection and a constant focus on innovation . Until the 1970s, the company was mainly active in the large shipyards, in the following decades they increasingly specialized in industrial and infrastructural projects. From gigantic storage tanks to complex installations in the process industry, from flood defenses to railway and road bridges: Van der Ende protects steel against corrosion.
Capptions had the pleasure of interviewing Ilja Bangma (HSEQ - MVO Manager, Van der Ende) about his experience with Capptions. Van der Ende steel protectors group has been working with Capptions for 3 years to digitise their QHSE processes. Ilja shares more about the benefits and the company's philosophy in making the decision to start using digital tools for inspections and other SHEQ related work.