Thursday 3 December 2020
Vantura Systems

King Willem I Award 2016

Ventura Systems has been nominated for the prestigious King Willem I Award (Koning Willem I Prijs) in the category SME (<250 employees).

“With creativity and innovation Ventura Systems has proven to be a real nominee for the King Willem I Award 2016."

Her Majesty Queen Maxima will present the award on May 26th at Brainport in Eindhoven. 


"We are very proud to be nominated and it is a recognition of the whole Ventura Team. Everything is possible, if you want it. You could copy our products but our people certainly not ", according founder and owner Jeroen de Nooijer.


 Nominees in the category Large Enterprise:

  • Koninklijke Philips N.V.
  • Koninklijke Vopak N.V
  • Koninklijke Zeelandia


Nominees in the category SME:

  • Tobroco Machines
  • Verhoef Aluminium Scheepsbouwindustrie B.V.  
  • Ventura Systems B.V.  


King Willem I Award

The King Willem I Award is seen as the Oscar for business owners in the Netherlands. The prize is awarded every two years since 1958 by the King Willem I Foundation, with active support from the Nederlandsche Bank N.V. and the Ministry of Economic Affairs. The Foundation’s mission is to provide new impulses to the national economy, thereby promoting the standing of Dutch trade and industry. The award goes to companies that have demonstrated their ability to successfully combine daring, decisiveness, sustainability, perseverance and innovation.


Since its founding in 1958, Koning Willem I foundation handed the prize to: 

  • 2014 Koninklijke Friesland Campina N.V. (Large Enterprise) en KOTUG International B.V. (categorie SME)
  • 2012 VDL Groep (Large Enterprise) en Vencomatic BV (SME)
  • 2010 Stage Entertainment (Large Enterprise) en Adams Musical Instruments (SME)
  • 2008 Fugro (Large Enterprise) en Solland Solar (SME)
  • 2006 ASML
  • 2003 Oad Groep B.V. 
  • 2002 Mammoet Holding B.V. 
  • 2000 Heineken N.V. 
  • 1998 Akzo Nobel N.V. 
  • 1996 Randstad Holding N.V. 
  • 1994 Koninklijke Ahold N.V. 
  • 1992 Koninklijke Nijverdal – Ten Cate N.V. 
  • 1990 N.V. Koninklijke Nederlandse Vliegtuigenfabriek Fokker 
  • 1988 DAF B.V. 
  • 1986 Coöperatieve Vereniging “ Ver. Bloemenveilingen Aalsmeer” 
  • 1984 Gist Brocades N.V. 
  • 1982 Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster N.V. 
  • 1980 Koninklijk Kweekbedrijf en Zaadhandel D.J. van der Have B.V. 
  • 1978 N.V. Indivers 
  • 1976 Vitatron N.V. 
  • 1972 N.V. Nederlandse Metaalindustrie Polynorm 
  • 1970 Machinefabriek Van Aarsen 
  • 1968 Prins N.V. 
  • 1966 N.V. Koni 
  • 1964 N.V. Maatschappij voor Wasverwerking Erdal 
  • 1962 N.V. Lips 
  • 1960 Fabriek van Landwerktuigen VICON 
  • 1958 Chemische Industrie GEM
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