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The geo-industry is flourishing in the Amersfoort region

An interview with Camille van der Harten, Director at GeoBusiness Netherlands. Amersfoort is increasingly profiling itself as geo-city, which may have something to do with the presence of industry association GeoBusiness Netherlands, which settled in the Railway Station Area in late 2015. Its director, Camille van der Harten, and his …

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Amersfoort was the perfect launch pad for Picnic

Online supermarket Picnic is spreading all over the Netherlands at breakneck speed: in 2017 alone, the online supermarket opened a dozen new branches. The company is growing faster than its founder, Michiel Muller, could ever have imagined. A revolution in supermarket shopping? Be that as it may, this is proving …

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“Amersfoort is making technology an important part of the city”

An interview with Maringo Vlijter, co-initiator of IT Innovation Day An annual event in Amersfoort is IT Innovation Day. In The New City (De Nieuwe Stad) well over two-hundred decision-makers from major companies are inspired by controversial speakers and by each other: how can the IT sector take its business …

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To Liebherr, Amersfoort feels like its “natural habitat”

The German company Liebherr has been located at the heart of the De Hoef business estate for 35 years. The Dutch Liebherr branch is a major hub in the international world of mobile cranes. While the cranes are built in all shapes and sizes in the Liebherr factory in Ehingen …

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Eye-catching companies choose business hotspot in Amersfoort

With major, eye-catching companies settling their main offices here, there’s a breath of fresh air entering into the Amersfoort Railway Station Area. Last year, Nutreco and Vesting Finance were among the new arrivals. This goes to show that the Railway Station Area has lost nothing of its appeal as a …

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