World-record chip placement

Sioux Technologies has a long-standing partnership with ITEC, developing and producing its record-breaking machines. ITEC’s wire bonders can place a mind-blowing 90,000 chips per hour with 5-micron accuracy. Read more [Picture source: Sioux Technologies on linkedin.com]

The high-tech industry needs better maintenance strategies to stay competitive

In a world facing an increasing shortage of technical staff, considerable costs due to downtime and excessive waste due to ineffective maintenance, improved maintenance strategies can help Dutch high-tech stay ahead of the global competition. Unfortunately, collaboration between OEMs and their customers is lacking. Yet, both parties would greatly benefit from better maintenance by sharing asset…

Build a rocket, code a train: Sioux Tech Labs fuel employee innovation

Hans Odenthal, department manager at Sioux with a tenure of ‘a hundred years’ (his words, not ours), has an enduring love for technology. Hans loves technical fiddling. This passion extends beyond his work hours, as he is an enthusiastic member of a Sioux hobby group that builds software for a fully automated LEGO train set. ‘Within…

New Managing Director for Sioux Assembly

We are proud to announce that Mart Lommers will be the new Managing Director of Sioux Assembly as of May 1, 2024. He takes over the reins from Rene van Wijk, who will assume the role of CEO of Sioux Technologies in Europe from January 1, 2025. Read more

MBO intern surprises Sioux with self-designed printed circuit board

The first thing Salaheddine Gattaa (20) asked, when he started his internship at Sioux’s assembly plant last August, was whether his assignment could be altered. ‘I really wanted to learn more about electronics and hoped I would get the chance here, because at school you only learn a little about everything,’ he explains. Sioux’s team could…

New CEO for Sioux Technologies in Europe

Rene van Wijk (in the centre of the photo) will be appointed as Sioux Technologies’ new CEO in Europe effective Jan. 1, 2025. He will succeed Leon Giesen (on the rightside of the photo), who will step down as CEO on the same date. Erik van Rijswijk (on the left of the photo), COO and co-founder…

Ron Willems: ‘Artificial intelligence is niet te stoppen dus ga er slim mee om’

Zo’n 35 jaar loopt hij inmiddels mee in de hightech wereld. ‘Ik heb een heel groot deel van het computertijdperk meegemaakt’, zegt Ron Willems (managing director Development & Engineering Sioux Technologies). Hij begon ooit zelf als programmeur van eerste embedded software. ‘Inmiddels zijn we aanbeland bij clouds, grote datasets, zelflerende algoritmes en artificial intelligence.’ Vooral in dat laatste verwacht Willems veel ontwikkelingen. ‘Yuval…

The bond between high-tech and medicine saves lives

A new era is upon us in medicine. But when will that future actually become a reality? Bob van Gemen: ‘We are currently making impressive technological leaps in medtech, using intelligent software with advanced mathematics and precise robotics, among other things. However, the validation and market adoption of innovations is and will remain a long-term process.’…