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Together we are stronger, that's why companies and educational institutions join Perron038. To produce the future together. We are building the innovation center for the manufacturing industry in our region. We do this all together: technicians, students, researchers and entrepreneurs.
We connect high-tech companies, educational institutions and research companies to each other. This facilitates innovative projects focused on research and development. Machine builders and technical product developers come together at Perron038. Talent development is key.
We are located directly at the train station of Zwolle, in a beautiful old industrial hall. The hall has been converted into a hypermodern environment where talent can grow, develop and innovate by sharing knowledge and inspiring each other. To (continue to) choose work in technology, to make machines and products smarter and very importantly more sustainable. By learning to innovate faster and better.
Technicians and students work together on joint projects but also on their own innovative projects: demonstrators, prototypes and modules of high-tech machines. They make use of robotics, IT technology, mechatronics, sensors, additive manufacturing and vision technology. Develop, test and improve. At Perron 038 we continue to innovate, all for the future.
What will be the next step in your career?
Perron038 helps you and gets you in touch with companies in the smart manufacturing industry!
Perron038 offers an independent talent development program. We think along with both students and professionals about which company and which career path suits the students’ wishes and ambitions. In collaboration with our partners we offer interesting workshops and masterclasses, in order to develop yourself even more! Furthermore, you might get to know your (future) colleagues.
Are you a technical student, professional or job-seeker? Perron038 helps you to take the next step.
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The latest news
From internship to job: Pieter gives 4 tips to students
As a graduation project at Tolsma-Grisnich, Pieter Bos developed a measuring unit that accurately measures the temperature of potatoes, carrots or onions during storage to 0.05 degrees. Via Perron038’s internship office, he ended up at the company in Emmeloord. A match with a successful project, which he was able to continue with after his internship …
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Perron038 introduces Robotics & Logistics Lab
At Perron038, companies from the region are building a factory of the future together. A machine and production facility where companies, students and researchers work together. To inspire, to learn and ‘to test before investing’. Besides the construction of the factory, work is also underway on the Perron038 Academy: in which training and courses will …
A day at Perron038 with René van de Meeberg
One of the partners at Perron038 has – literally – a special position. The company TRICAS is based in our premises! One of the known faces is project manager René van de Meeberg. He takes us through his working day. René: “As a project manager, no day is the same and a bustling environment like …
Perron038 introduces Additive Manufacturing Lab
What is currently an event space, will be our high-tech factory of the future next year. At Perron038, companies from the region are building a factory of the future together. A machine and production facility where companies, students and researchers will work together. To inspire, learn and ‘test before invest’. Not an individual robot or …
A boost for practice-based research
Windesheim acquires latest-generation 3D metal printer Windesheim is once again investing in cutting-edge technology and installing a new 3D metal printer at Perron038. GE Additive’s M2 Series 5 replaces the EOS M400, which was installed in 2020. An investment in and boost to our hands-on research into this key technology and a powerful signal at …
Industrial Additive Manufacturing Metal: implementing a key technology
3D metal printing opens up opportunities for new economic activities worldwide. The key technology offers diverse techniques, which are increasingly being used and are a driver of innovation in numerous sectors. In this area, however, the Netherlands can still make considerable strides. After all, the possibilities offered by 3D metal printing are not yet always …
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Perron038 welcomes new Managing Director in 2023
In October, Perron038 announced the search for a new managing director at Perron038. Good news: from 1 February, we welcome Joost Sterenborg to the team! He will meet everyone in the new year, but in this post he introduces himself in advance. Joost: “When I first came to Perron038 a few years ago, their vision …
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Perron038 introduces Flex Factory of the Future lab
It is now an event space, but next year it will be a high-tech factory of the future. At Perron038, companies from the region are building a factory of the future together. A machine and production facility where companies, students and researchers will work together. To inspire, learn and ‘test before investing’. Not an individual …
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A day at Perron038 with Aart Schoonderbeek
If you visit Perron038, you will meet associate lecturer Aart Schoonderbeek. Aart works for the Digital Business & Society lectureship and brings about research projects in the field ofindustrial automation and robotics. Together with his colleagues, he keeps the robots running and focuses on the full breadth of technological developments. The start Aart can be …
Industrial Robotics Learning Community
Holland High Tech is de topsector High Tech Systemen en Materialen. Bedrijfsleven, kennisinstellingen en overheden werken in ons ecosysteem intensief samen aan innovaties in publiek-private samenwerkingen. Speciaal voor en van de topsector Holland High Tech, is de Human Capital Actieagenda opgesteld. Because technicians are essential. TALENT IS THE KEY TO SOCIAL CHALLENGES We at Perron038 …
At Perron038 we work on various innovation themes. Together we produce the future! We collaborate, research and experiment in order to innovate, learn and inspire.
The collaboration doesn’t only provide an interesting knowledge base for the partners but also applied and current knowledge for students and other SMEs.
We are currently developing a physical factory of the future in Zwolle. This project is receiving a contribution from the European Union's European Regional Development Fund.
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Workshops & events
On a regular basis, we organize inspiring talks and workshops about the future of technology. Are you interested in attending an event or would you like to organize an event yourself in the technology field? We’ve got amazing spaces for any event at Perron038. Whether bringing inspiration to your next meeting, or boosting everyone’s productivity level, Perron038 is the center of innovation in the technology field. There’s no better place than Perron038 to organize your tech event.