Van Leeuwen in 2015: from major project to customer event, from new office to receiving the ISO 9001:2015 certificate.

17 February 2015 - First MRO order ExxonMobil

First MRO order for ExxonMobil refinery in Beaumont, Texas, is booked. Van Leeuwen supplies the materials for large projects, daily maintenance and repairs, at all ExxonMobil sites on four continents. 

March 2015 - Supplies for Pioneering Spirit

Teuling Staal and Van Leeuwen Zwijndrecht supply over 2 million Euro worth of materials for Pioneering Spirit, the world’s largest ship, owned by the offshore company Allseas.

15 May 2015 - Centennial Collection

First copy of the Centennial Collection is presented. The top 150 customers of the previous year, each year on the path to Van Leeuwen’s hundredth anniversary, receive a miniature sports car made of pipes.

1 June 2015 - HUM Barcode scanning

HUM (Handling Unit Management) barcode scanning is implemented at Van Leeuwen Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands. In 2015, HUM is implemented in Deventer, the Netherlands and in Belgium, as well.

10 June 2015 - Sale Benteler Distribution

Van Leeuwen sells its 28 percent share in Benteler Distribution Germany to Benteler Distribution International, which now fully owns the German company.

21 August 2015 - SAIL Amsterdam

Van Leeuwen Zwijndrecht, Van Leeuwen Stainless and Teuling Staal invite various customers to attend the spectacular five-yearly event SAIL Amsterdam 2015.

11 September 2015 - Intercompany bicycle tour

Van Leeuwen participants from Zwijndrecht, head office and Vilvoorde cycle from Zwijndrecht in the Netherlands to Vilvoorde in Belgium during an inter-company bicycle tour.

14 September 2015 - Opening Paris office

Van Leeuwen opens a new office in Paris. This new base enables Van Leeuwen to further expand its relationship with large, internationally operating energy companies and engineering firms in France.

10 - 12 November 2015 - meeting international Van Leeuwen Management

International Van Leeuwen management comes together for three days to discuss current and future developments within and outside our company.

17-19 November 2015 - Stainless Steelworld

Van Leeuwen participates in the Stainless Steel World Conference & Exhibition, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

10 December 2015 - Jubilees

The persons celebrating their 25th or 40th anniversary with Van Leeuwen are congratulated.

11 December 2015 - ISO9001:2015 certificate

Van Leeuwen is the first company in continental Europe to be certified for the new ISO 9001:2015 standard by Lloyd’s Register (LRQA) in the Netherlands.