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Introduce… Douwe van der Zee

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Introduce… Douwe van der Zee

We meet Douwe van der Zee. Since October 1, Douwe has been active as a director within WB Firepacks. Who is Douwe on a personal and business level? That's what we all ask ourselves. It turns out that Douwe has Frisian roots and it turns out that he is a real relationship builder. Read the entire interview with Douwe below.

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See our EFP in a virtual environment!

Thursday, September 30, 2021

See our EFP in a virtual environment!

After a long development process, it's finally here. We proudly present our VR experience! This project stems from the urge to continuously challenge us as a company. Together with VR Owl and our team at WB Firepacks, we have been working hard over the past months on the development of our virtual pump room. In the VR environment you will become acquainted with the operation of our Electronic Foam Proportioner (EFP).

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Douwe van der Zee new director WB Firepacks

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Douwe van der Zee new director WB Firepacks

Douwe van der Zee has been appointed as the new director of WB Firepacks. As of October 1, he will succeed Köksal Koçakoglu as Managing Director within WB Firepacks Zwijndrecht after 14 years. Köksal will not say goodbye to the organization, but will take responsibility for the international positioning of WB Firepacks, Fire Lion and HSA Firepacks.

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Introduce... Corina Sneijer

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Introduce... Corina Sneijer

It's not just men who work in this technical world. This time we are introduced to Corina Sneijer in the section ''Introduce yourself...''. Corina has been fascinated by working with numbers from an early age. She has been working for WB Firepacks as an assistant controller for over 10 years. She knows the organization and all colleagues through and through. She has recently become a team leader of the administration department!

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Introduce... Martin Groenendaal

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Introduce... Martin Groenendaal

This time we are introduced to Martin Groenendaal in the section ''Introduce...''. Martin has been involved with technology from an early age. He tinkered with mopeds and assembled computers. Now he has been a strong holder in the field of panel construction and wiring Firepack sets at WB Firepacks for more than 11 years!

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Firepacks make the Zalmhaven safe

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Firepacks make the Zalmhaven safe

The pump sets for the fire extinguishing system of the Zalmhaven were supplied by WB Firepacks. It concerns a diesel and an electric motor driven pump set, or Firepack. The company has twenty years of experience in supplying pump sets for fire extinguishing systems, including for high-rise buildings. It is therefore the ideal knowledge partner for the installer.

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WB Firepacks supplies prefab pump room for production location Aalberts integrated piping systems

Thursday, July 15, 2021

WB Firepacks supplies prefab pump room for production location Aalberts integrated piping systems

A great order for WB Firepacks: the delivery of a prefab pump room, including water tank and intermediate piping for the Hilversum production location of Aalberts integrated piping systems (formerly VSH). WB Firepacks carried out the project on behalf of Croonwolter&dros.

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Introduce... Martijn Evers

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Introduce... Martijn Evers

This time we meet Martijn Evers in the section ''Introduce...''. Martijn has been working at WB Firepacks for over 4 years. He performed his first assignment at WB Firepacks from an external organization. After this period, we quickly knew that we had to add Martijn to our Engineers team!

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Consequences of fluorine-free extinguishing foam for your fire extinguishing system

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Consequences of fluorine-free extinguishing foam for your fire extinguishing system

It had been coming for some time, but the new legislation surrounding the use of fluorine-containing (PFAS*) extinguishing foam will be tightened by the European Union in the near future. The outcome is a definitive ban on fluorinated (PFAS) firefighting foams. That is why now is the time to look together at the consequences and possible adjustments to your fire extinguishing system.

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WB Firepacks solutions in a virtual environment!

Thursday, June 17, 2021

WB Firepacks solutions in a virtual environment!

WB Firepacks has grown enormously in recent years. This is partly due to the fact that we continuously look further at how we can improve ourselves. We are currently investigating whether we can also continue this process in a virtual environment. We can say that our products are not easy to take to trade fairs or customers. To give a good picture of our solutions, we started a VR project.

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Fire Lion becomes the new subsidiary of WB Firepacks

Monday, June 7, 2021

Fire Lion becomes the new subsidiary of WB Firepacks

Fire Lion Global, based in Vancouver, Washington state (United States), has become a wholly owned subsidiary of WB Firepacks. Fire Lion is active worldwide manufacturing and supplying foam pumps and foam pump systems for high hazard sites, aircraft hangars and the petrochemical industry. With this acquisition, WB Firepacks boardens the fire protection pump offerings including complete foam pumping systems for the special hazards fire fighting systems on a global scale.

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Introduce... Yoeri Konings

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Introduce... Yoeri Konings

This time we meet Yoeri Konings in the section '' Introducing ... ''. Since May 1, Yoeri has been active as a Marketing and Communication Specialist within WB Firepacks.

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WB Firepacks introduces the Electronic Flow Controller

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

WB Firepacks introduces the Electronic Flow Controller

The Electronic Flow Controller (EFC) is the latest product innovation from WB Firepacks. The EFC regulates an optimal dosage of foam in your foam installation. 

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WB Firepacks wishes you a Merry Christmas!

Monday, December 21, 2020

WB Firepacks wishes you a Merry Christmas!

WB Firepacks wishes you a Merry Christmas and a good, safe and healthy 2021!

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Strong together: WB Firepacks makes technology accessible

Monday, November 23, 2020

Strong together: WB Firepacks makes technology accessible

To support technology education, WB Firepacks has offered an Electric Motor demo to CSG De Lage Waard in Papendrecht. The VWO students started building their own electric motor. The demo was used as inspiration.

 

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New corporate identity of WB Firepacks

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

New corporate identity of WB Firepacks

Van Wijk & Boerma Firepacks will continue with a new name: WB Firepacks. But no worries: the people will be te same as well as our quality, support, service and knowledge. The name change is a result of our desire to have a company name that fits our international ambitions and can be used in any language.

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Electronic Foam Proportioner, a unique foam mixing system

Monday, May 13, 2019

Electronic Foam Proportioner, a unique foam mixing system

Shift your focus from realization to yield with the Electronic Foam Proportioner (EFP) from WB Firepacks. A unique foam mixing system.

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Collaboration between WB Firepacks and WestTanks a fact!

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Collaboration between WB Firepacks and WestTanks a fact!

Since the beginning of 2018, both parties have joined forces.

WB Firepacks as a (certified) specialist in the field of supplying and maintaining Firepacks and Prefab pump rooms. And WestTanks as a specialist in the supply and maintenance of (sprinkler) water tanks.

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SCIOS and CIBV Certified Supplier

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

SCIOS and CIBV Certified Supplier

We are proud to announce that Van Wijk & Boerma Firepacks B.V. has reached a new milestone in its existence with the achievement of two certificates.

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SCIOS

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

SCIOS

Environmental requirements are becoming increasingly strict. The requirements that a company must meet are set out in the Activities Decree. As of 2016, this Activities Decree states that all Firepacks must be inspected and periodically inspected by a SCIOS certified organization

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Take over HSA-Egert GMBH

Monday, March 7, 2016

Take over HSA-GMBH

Per 1 January, 2016 Van Wijk & Boerma Firepacks B.V. takes over the German company HSA-Egert GmbH.

 

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HI-PR Firepacks

Monday, October 6, 2014

HI-PR Firepack

Van Wijk & Boerma Firepacks B.V. (WB Firepacks) is one of the leading company in the fire fighting market and seeks continuously for new developments

 

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Since the 8th of May 2014 WB Firepacks is certified for ISO 9001!

Monday, May 12, 2014

Since the 8th of May 2014 WB Firepacks is certified for ISO 9001!

WB Firepacks is committed to quality. And now we can also prove it. Because recently we are ISO certified! ISO 9001 sets the standards for the quality management system that focuses on meeting the customer requirements and increasing customer satisfaction.

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WB Firepacks nominated for the Success Award 2013

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

WB Firepacks nominated for the Success Award 2013

This is the entrepreneurial prize in the Netherlands, for which attention is paid on television and in the media to successful companies with continuity, expertise and a future-oriented vision! WB Firepacks has been nominated for the entrepreneurial prize of the Netherlands, "The National TV Success Award". The Success Award is part of the RTL7 television program De Succesfactor.

 

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Certification for WBCAN control panel

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Certification for WBCAN control panel

WB Firepacks got the certification for the WBCAN control panel.

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Application KIWA certified fuel tanks

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Application KIWA certified fuel tanks

WB Firepacks offers a solution by applying KIWA certified fuel tanks for fire fighting.

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EFP offers solution

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

EFP offers solution

The EFP finally offers the solution to an existing problem. We have successfully implemented the EFP at an existing location where problems were being experienced with mixing foam concentrate under difficult circumstances. The plant in question was a high-expansion foam installation, divided into different zones with a flow rate varying from 400 l/min - 13,000 l/min.

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