For over 110 years, Eekels has been operating in the Marine & Offshore and Industry & Infrastructure markets. Its employees, totalling almost 600, carry out projects and maintenance & service operations in technical automation, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.
In the Marine & Offshore market Eekels delivers complete electrotechnical installations for the following types of vessels: passenger ships, luxury yachts, research and marine vessels, merchant navy and ships used for the offshore (including wind). As an independent system integrator, Eekels takes care of the entire chain, from engineering, panel building, implementation, commissioning to maintenance and service. Often the following systems are part of our delivery: electrical propulsion systems, shore power convertor systems and ship automation systems.
The customers of Eekels in the Industry & Infrastructure market segment are active in the petrochemical, chemical, food and stimulants industry, paper and cardboard industry, water abstraction and machinery sector. In addition, Eekels provides services to organisations that manage bridges, sluice gates and water treatment plants. As an independent system integrator, Eekels carries out both projects and maintenance work in technical automation, electrotechnical engineering and mechanical engineering. Eekels has specific expertise in electrical propulsion systems, process automation, predictive maintenance systems, airfin coolers and specialized equipment manufacture.
Under the brand name Marpower, Eekels provides its own solutions for various electrotechnical issues such as electrical propulsion solutions (frequency converters), shore power convertor systems, ship automation systems and various electronic products. These systems are mainly used in shipbuilding but also in industry. Marpower represents state-of-the-art systems and products with a high-end service.
With a workforce of almost 600 employees, Eekels achieves a turnover of approximately 70 million euros. In the Netherlands, Eekels is located in Kolham (head office), Delfzijl, Emmen, Gorinchem and Joure. Moreover, Eekels has a branch at Galaţi in Romania, a joint venture with SaierNico in China, and representative offices in China and Vietnam.
Eekels forms part of TBI. TBI consists of a group of companies that renews, develops and maintains our physical environment: houses, offices, schools, hospitals, roads, tunnels, bridges, sluice gates, plants and ship installations. Our work can be seen throughout the Netherlands, ranging from small initiatives to large high-profile projects for both public and private clients.
The group’s distinctive feature is a flexible network organisation of businesses that all have high-end specialist expertise regarding technology, construction and infrastructure. Each company operates under its own name, but the companies also work together. For clients this pooling of effort and resources creates added value. For TBI this way of working provides a fertile ground for the growth of innovation and synergy. Moreover, it strengthens our capabilities and expertise in multidisciplinary development, construction and maintenance.