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Vliegenthart under new direction


(Andy Crichton) #1

Good news for the UK decorating trade with Willem taking over the reins at Dutch company, Vliegenthart. Drawing on the tried and tested recipes from a company that has been manufacturing and developing reliable products for 175 years, Willem has been instrumental in the progress of Fluxaf eco strippers and cleaners, and Lacq traditional natural coatings.

Willem is by trade a master craftsman painter, extremely well schooled in his craft and really knows the chemistry, the specs and best practical use of his products. I have found him to be very approachable and willing to help and advise. What more do you want from a supplier :smile:

Watch out, we are going to have to adapt and adopt to some more, better ways, courtesy of this Dutch master!

Here is the press release

With effect from 1 January 2015, Robert A. le Rütte has transferred the shares and management of Vliegenthart B.V., oil and varnish factory in Tiel (Netherlands), to Willem Soetekouw. Robert was director for 35 years. Willem has been employed at Vliegenthart since 2005 and has served as commercial director since 2011.
Willem will be the seventh director and major shareholder to manage Vliegenthart in the company’s 175-year history and, under his direction, the Company looks forward to facing the challenges of the future and maintaining a strong within position its field of operation…

For more info please sen dan email to info@vliegenthart.com or check out our website www.vliegenthart.com .
Tiel, January 2015