Entries by Michel van der Wal

Océ and Canon keep investing

Océ, a Canon Company, continues to invest in commercial printing, as seen in the Annual Report 2017 submitted to the Dutch Chamber of Commerce. Océ Holding B.V. is the holding company for the Océ-entities containing the research and development, manufacturing, business units and support functions, located in Venlo, The Netherlands.

NEMO and Océ agree on partnership

NEMO and Océ announce today that they have entered into a partnership. As one of the top Dutch investors in research and development, Océ-Technologies B.V. aims to make scientists enthusiastic about technology. Océ supports NEMO in making academic knowledge accessible to a wide audience.

Mimicking life on a microscale

14 million: the amount of deaths every year worldwide because of thrombosis-related heart attacks or strokes. To better understand and combat thrombosis, we need to gain more knowledge. Blood flow patterns and 3D geometry of blood vessels play a key role in the mechanism of thrombosis.

From the world of print to printing the world

In recent years, inkjet technology has established itself as the primary digital printing method for more and more applications. Yet we’ve only just begun to explore its full potential. Océ is pumping a large amount of resources into R&D, exploring new and exciting areas in which inkjet can have a major impact.

The ice age cometh, or not

Is Europe on the brink of a second ice age? In recent years, some have speculated that climate change may affect the Gulf Stream, a powerful oceanic current which transports heat from the tropics past the eastern shore of the USA and into the North Sea. Without it, many scientists believe, Western and Northern Europe would be much cooler.

Canon announces full year results 2017

Executive Vice President & CFO, Toshizo Tanaka, stated that the commercial printing market, in which Océ is active, is a growth area for Canon.

Let it roll

Car windscreens that automatically resist raindrops? Surfaces that you can clean by spraying them with water, which automatically rolls off the surface, taking dust and other particles with it? Just two examples of the practical advantages of liquid-repellent surfaces.