Tag: Holland

TomTom shareholders set for 750 million-euro windfall

16th May 2019 | 0 Comments

TomTom is set to return roughly 750 million euros to its shareholders after the sale of TomTom Telematics to Bridgestone for 910 million euros closed in April 2019. According to the company, TomTom will return the money on 27 May, through a consolidation of shares. Telecom Paper reported that for every 16 shares, nine will remain, resulting in the repayment of 5.74 euros per remaining share. This is said to be equivalent to 3.22 euros per share, based on the number of outstanding shares before consolidation.

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Lassa Tyres sponsors Glory 49 kickboxing event

15th December 2017 | 0 Comments

The world's best-known kickboxing promoter Glory returned to Rotterdam Ahoy Saturday 9 December 2017 for an end-of-year event. Lassa Tyres, exclusively imported by S&H Tyres in the Benelux, was one of the sponsors.

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Fontijne Holland celebrates relaunch

13th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Fontijne Holland celebrated the relaunch of its wheel production lines business unit on Monday 6 November 2017. The reception was held in the charming courtyard garden of the company’s premises in Vlaardingen, with towering indigenous plants and ponds filled with graceful koi.

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Fontijne Grotnes production rebrands as Fontijne Holland

25th October 2017 | 0 Comments

The formerly Fontijne Grotnes-owned wheel production lines have started producing under the Fontijne Holland name. When the Vlaardingen-based firm Fontijne Grotnes declared bankruptcy late last year, it became apparent that certain parts of the company were generating widespread interest. Since the business unit for wheel production lines had always been successful and profitable, the fresh start for that business unit has now been confirmed.

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Tyres in Stock launches new webshop

Tyres in Stock launches new webshop

29th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Tyres in Stock's online shop has details of more than 30 million tyres. The firm reports that it has always done its best “to make the process as quick and simple as possible”. However, recently Tyres in Stock rebuilt its online presence to accommodate the growth that the firm is expecting.450 suppliers already offer their products through Tyres in Stock, which is active in over 15 European countries. The new software allows the business to pursue what it perceives to be growing international possibilities.

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VMI wins case against Safe-Run

27th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Netherlands-based leading tyre manufacturing machinery maker VMI reports that it has won its first patent invalidation case against Chinese firm Safe-Run. As part of ongoing legal action commenced by VMI against Safe-Run, VMI filed for invalidation of a number of Safe-Run patents. Recently, the Chinese Patent Review Board has ruled in this case and invalidated the first Safe-Run patent in its entirety as the patent “was based on prior art”.

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Bert Stellinga leaves Pon Tyre Group

21st April 2016 | 0 Comments

After more than seven years at Pon/Continental Banden Groep, Bert Stellinga is to leave the company on 1 May 2016 in order to pursue “a career outside Pon”. Latterly Stellinga was director of marketing intelligence and pricing at Pon Tyre Group. Before that, he was managing director of Continental Banden Groep (the Dutch arm of the major German-based tyre manufacturer), which is run by Pon. Prior to this Stellinga was Vredestein UK managing director. No further details about where Stellinga is going have been released. News about who will replace him at Pon Group will follow in due course.

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