The history of the Huisman Etech Groep can be traced back to 1955. W. Huisman opened his Elektro Technisch Bureau W.H. Huisman on 1 June of that year. In a shed belonging to his parents brickworks he began to work on automation in environments such as brickworks. Over the years the number of customers grew and it was necessary to relocate to larger premises several times.
In the 1970s the company premises in Afferden were expanded and renovated and the number of staff rose substantially. This enabled further growth and greater brand awareness in the field of electrical engineering. Huismans versatility and good reputation were a healthy foundation for growth. Day-to-day work involved industrial facilities, panel construction, fountains, new construction and service & maintenance. The service range of Huisman Etech Experts already included the manufacturing and installation of switchboards and control systems.
The early 1980s marked the dawn of computer-controlled industrial automation and Huisman Etech Experts was ahead of its time in this process. The company's activities in the maritime sector expanded abruptly and project administration with advanced computer systems became the norm from this point on. Furthermore, Huisman was one of the first engineering companies in the Netherlands to use CAD systems for control schemes and drawings. The founders sons Peter and Rob Huisman, the current owners of Huisman Etech Experts, joined the company in the 1980s. Together with Sander van Gelder, they have been part of the executive board since 1992 and worked to make the company stronger. W. Huisman felt that it was time to begin his well-deserved retirement around the same time. He came by for a cup of coffee for many years and remained interested in the great projects of Huisman Etech Experts until the last moment.
In the late 1980s, Huisman Etech Experts had grown to such an extent that the premises in Afferden became too small. A suitable new location was found at Koningstraat 101 in Druten in 1987, and taken into use in 1988. These premises - which have since been extended - remain the home of Huisman Etech Experts today. In 2003 Huisman Etech Experts also expanded to Elst where a completely new facility was built for its panel building department in 2009. This well-equipped workshop with skilled employees is the location from which many control and operating panels are sent to fascinating projects throughout the world every day. To service its relationships even better, Huisman also opened offices in Nijmegen, Hamburg and Monaco. When it comes to electrical engineering, Huisman Etech Experts knows no borders
Established in 1955, Huisman Etech Experts and its 300 well-trained and committed employees is an innovative partner in the provision of engineering, installation and maintenance on electrical systems across a wide range of sectors. Our work is characterised by quality, flexibility and solution-oriented thinking. You can rely on a fast and efficient service thanks to our flat organisational structure and short lines of communication. We translate the needs of our clients into high-quality, functional solutions both in the Netherlands and abroad.
The Huisman Etech Group consists of six operating companies which operate independently in their respective specialist fields within pre-set frameworks. At the same time, the organisational structure of the Huisman Etech Groep is set up in a way that enables the operating companies to make full use of each other
Huisman is fully accredited in its field. The company is both a recognised KOMO installer and a licenced training company, and its various certificates reflect what Huisman stands for: craftsmanship, sound planning, delivering on promises, safety and reliability. For our customers the certification represents a guarantee that they can fall back on a central trade organisation in case of any problems or disagreements.
Huisman has the following certificates:
Huisman Etech Experts is aware of the obligation we all have to care for the world in which we live. This manifests itself in our everyday processes, as well as through the innovative products that we bring to the market. Here is a selection:
‘LEDs Go For It’ is a new initiative by Huisman Etech Experts to encourage the use and sale of LED lights.
Huisman Etech Experts has ordered two electrical Kangoos ZE (Zero Emission) and fitted an electric charging station. For more information, see our press release 'Huisman Etech Experts promotes electric driving in Maas & Waal'.
TAP (Thermo Acoustic Power) is a new development by Huisman Etech Experts. It transforms industrial residual heat to electricity. TAP can be fitted to industrial chimneys and extract residual heat from the exhaust gases. This can generate 800,000 kWh (the annual consumption of 200 households) per chimney from formerly wasted residual heat.
This is an innovative new product from Huisman Etech Experts which allows businesses to process their own residual waste into gas, which is then converted to electricity. A test assembly has been set up at hotel Van der Valk in Cuijk. Waste from the kitchen and restaurant is brought to the Swillgasser and transformed into gas and water by bacteria.
Huisman Etech Experts sells and fits solar panels.
Huisman Etech Experts has had a contract with SITA Afvalverwerking since 1 July 2011. Our waste is now processed in a way that is 100% CO2 neutral with new trees being plated to compensate for our waste processing. At the same time, we, of course, also separate our waste.
Hand in your used mobile phones at the sales desk in Druten and we will ensure that they are processed correctly.
Huisman Etech Experts employees carry out a lot of their work digitally and print as little as possible to spare the environment.