Material science in the education of engineers and designers 

Many designers lack sufficient material knowledge to thoroughly assess the impact of their application in high-tech equipment, says Pieter Kappelhof, our Director of Technology. So, we set up a course with innovative high-tech partners taught at the TU Delft | Mechanical Engineering. Cor Heijwegen, the founder of Hittech, is one of the initiators of this ‘course…

Fast and accurate order picking

With more than 1.000 unique items in stock, fast and accurate order picking is daily business for our colleague Nica Tirani at Hittech Multin B.V. The Kardex automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS) helps her organise our inventory and maximise storage capacity. This system has approximately 85% of all items we need for assembly in stock….

Is technical work exclusively for men? 

Of course not: a quarter of the 50 colleagues working in the brand-new cleanroom at Hittech Multin B.V. are women. All-round cleanroom operator Tatjana Verdoold explains why she started work in this section of the technical industry: “Many people still think that industrial work equals dirt and danger, and that’s a pity because, as you can…

Hittech Group & Sandvik’s BEAMIT to Create Venture for 3D Printing for Semiconductors

Hittech Group, a Netherlands-based manufacturer of advanced machinery, and 3T Additive Manufacturing, a UK-based engineering firm specializing in additive manufacturing (AM), have announced that the two companies will form a joint venture to bring their combined expertise to markets relevant to AM, especially the semiconductor sector. Expected to be formed sometime in the next year, Hittech and 3T will headquarter…

An advanced manufacturing Joint Venture

Hittech Group & 3T Additive Manufacturing Ltd have formalised a partnership to create an advanced manufacturing Joint Venture. This partnership brings together 3T Additive Manufacturing Ltd expertise in Metal AM and Hittech Group expertise in design, integration and parts manufacturing to serve amongst others, but not exclusively, the semiconductor industry. Read more

Optical elements, you have to glue them

Hittech Prontor in Germany has been strong in optomechanical assemblies for many decades. This experience has given them a considerable edge over the competition. Especially, when it comes to gluing optical components. Read more