ABOUT

Accelerator of innovation

Weight reduction goes hand in hand with a reduction in energy and fuel consumptions, which in turn reduces harmful emissions. As such, 'light weighting' is a fundamental building block of our transition towards a climate neutral society. SAM|XL envisions speeding up this transition through collaboration and innovation. Eventually propagating our values regarding a healthy planet not only through speech and writing, but also through sustainable product development and manufacturing within Europe. 

Having 'aerospace' in our DNA, we understand as no other that the unimaginable can be achieved when man and machine collaborate to push boundaries. We strive to maximize the synergy between skilled professionals and intelligent manufacturing systems for producing, joining and inspecting composite and light-metal structures. Our pragmatic approach to achieve this long-term ambition: small steps, big impact.

Board

Rinze Benedictus

Board Chairman

Chair Department SI&C TU Delft Faculty of Aerospace Engineering

Jos van den Boom 

Board Treasurer

Business Developer TU Delft Valorisation Centre

Peter Kortbeek

Board  Member

Manager technology office Fokker Technologies Holding

Gijs van der Hoorn

Board Secretary

Researcher at the Delft Robotics Institute and the Delft BioRobotics Laboratory

Maarten Laborus

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R&D Manager KVE Composites Group/Daher

Rinze Benedictus

Board Chairman

Chair Department SI&C TU Delft Faculty of Aerospace Engineering

Jos van den Boom 

Board Treasurer

Business Developer TU Delft Valorisation Centre

Peter Kortbeek

Board  Member

Manager technology office Fokker Technologies Holding

Gijs van der Hoorn

Board Secretary

Researcher at the Delft Robotics Institute and the Delft BioRobotics Laboratory

Maarten Laborus

Board Member

R&D Manager KVE Composites Group/Daher

Kjelt van Rijswijk

Managing Director

Program Manager CADC

Johan Boender

General Technical Support

Rik Tonnear 

Lead Automated Manufacturing Engineer

Dave Kroezen

Software Engineer

André Mendes Florindo

Automated Manufacturing Engineer

Claudia Westhoff

Office Manager/Project Assistent

Yuri Kapitaniuk

Software Engineer

Menno Verkade

Education and Research Technician

Thomas Kuperus

Communications and Events

Berthil Grashof

System Integrator and Robot Safety Expert

Julie van Gelder

Program Manager

Eveline van Kan

Business Controller

Team

Prof.dr.ir. M. Wisse

Director of TU Delft Robotics Institute

Dr. Irene Fernandez Villegas

Leader of Composite Welding Lab @ TUDelft

Dr. Roger Groves

Associate Professor in Aerospace NDT/SHM, TU Delft

Dr. Doris Aschenbrenner

Assistant Professor for Human Robot Coproduction, TU Delft

Dr. ir. Daniël Peeters

Senior researcher in Aerospace Manufacturing Technologies

Prof. Clemens Dransfeld

Professor of Aerospace Manufacturing Technologies

Experts

Work at SAM|XL

Currently there are no vacancies open.

CADC program

SAM|XL is the outcome of the Composite Automation Development Program (CADC), which is funded via the European Fund for Regional Development (EFRD): “Composite Automation Development Centre – A programme to build, use and grow a Fieldlab for smart composite manufacturing technologies”. The CADC consortium comprises TU Delft, Fokker-GKN, Airborne, Airbus Defence & Space Netherlands, Suzlon, TNO, GTM Advanced Materials and KVE.

Contact

Kjelt van Rijswijk

Managing director

+31 (0)15 278 62 14

info@samxl.com

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