Secretary of State visits Variass Drachten

On June 18th, 2018, Variass Drachten was visited by Secretary of State (Economics and Climate) mrs Mona Keijzer. By invitation of the province of Friesland she got acquainted with the Innovatie Cluster Drachten. A co-operation of 18 hightech companies in the Northern...

Variass demonstrates Soldercobot on Hannover Messe

On April 25th Variass was present on the international Hannover Messe. Together with other companies of the Region of Smart Factories of the North, Variass showed their innovative soldercobot. An efficient robot that makes it possible to setup solder configurations...

Variass included in new book “The-Practitioners-Guide-to-POLCA”

In the new book “The practitioners guide to POLCA”, written by professor Rajan Suri, a Variass case was included. Variass has contributed to an article about their innovative POLCA configuration (material controlsystem on production). This article was included as a...

Variass finalist for DISCA 2017 Award, best logistics supplier.

Dutch Industrial Suppliers Awards: An election fort he best industrial supplier of the Netherlands. To become ‘best logistics sypplier’, Dutch companies can nominate their suppliers who stand out in logistics by acting proactively and are constantly improving their...

Deens TechCollege and Noorderpoort visit Variass

Last September a deligation of the Danish TechCollege from Aalborg and Noorderpoort Groningen visited Variass. In the context of international cooperation with technical education on practical level (MBO), TechCollege is interested in working with organisations like...

Opening Variass Innovation Centre

Opening Variass Innovation Centre

The high-tech world in which Variass is active changes faster than ever. By continuously innovating, we are moving closely with those changes. In doing so Variass increasingly transforms into a knowledge partner in the manufacturing industry. To increase and...

RUG students browsing around high tech at Variass

RUG students browsing around high tech at Variass

During the annual high tech safari for students, various high tech companies from the Innovation Cluster were visited. In three buses, the students of the study association "Fysisch-Mathematische Faculteitsvereniging", the study association "Technisch Fysische...

Variass celebrates 25th anniversary

Variass celebrates 25th anniversary

On October 13, Variass celebrated its 25th anniversary. The jubilee party was celebrated in the Oude Suikerfabriek in Groningen with an afternoon program for invited guests and a party for staff and companian in the evening. In the afternoon, there was a festive...

Hightech Shared Facility Center opened by Innovation Cluster Drachten

Hightech Shared Facility Center opened by Innovation Cluster Drachten

Four years ago, the companies of the Innovation Cluster Drachten began to work together. They were all high-tech companies and non-competitors, but all feeling the pressure of other competitors. They exchanged experts, launched a joint vacancy platform, involved...