Company Profiles

Avebe is the world’s largest producer of starch potato ingredients. Founded in 1919, the cooperative is owned by 2,300 growers of starch potatoes in the Netherlands and Germany. Each year, the starch potatoes of those growers are processed into high-grade ingredients based on starch, protein and fibres. They add value to food products, but also to industrial applications worldwide. Avebe works continuously on developing new opportunities and applications and is focused on sustainable continuity. Avebe employs about 1,300 people and has production sites in the Netherlands, Germany and Sweden and sales offices in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The head office is located in Veendam, the Netherlands.

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Since its foundation in Groningen in 2008, Belsimpel has become a big part of the telecom market as a tech company. With a close-knit team of over 450 motivated, enthusiastic and honest students and professionals, including over 50 (business) development colleagues, we go above and beyond every day to change the Mobile World. We’re not a provider, nor a store or search engine. We’re a way of life, a Method™ to help customers find their perfect mobile telecom match.

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Kisuma Chemicals manufactures synthetic magnesium compounds in Veendam, the Netherlands. Our Hydrotalcite and Magnesium Hydroxide products are used as acid scavengers and magnesium hydroxide by polymer production and processing industries around the world. To introduce new products for existing and new applications, we cooperate closely with customers, universities and research institutes. Magnesium is central in our Mission and Vision, but we are technically and commercially interested in all layered double hydroxides.

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At Shell, we believe everyone has a part to play in the global transition to cleaner energy. We’re looking for students and graduates, whose energy and passion for change can help us achieve our goals of providing more and cleaner energy solutions.

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