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Avenhorn Groep's is a symbol of Modern World Construction Technology and
Engineering and has been in this field for the past 90 years. It focuses
on building a livable world which has a prosperous future while trying
to maintain a status quo in the environment. At presentthe company is
chaired by Jan Dirk Ooms who because of his experience and skills has
maintained company's culture of initiative and innovation. Ooms Avenhorn's
Holding's everyday operations, both in Netherlands and internationally
The Civil Engineering division's strength lies in its capacity to provide a total package: the client can hand over the whole job - from preliminary design through to building maintenance. The Civil Engineering division consists of five operating companies, each with its own core activity
The construction and maintenance of asphalt concrete pavements has been the Ooms Avenhorn Groep's most important activities since the 1930's. Some impressive examples are the taxi and runways at the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, the Ceres and ECT container terminals in Amsterdam and Rotterdam and the construction of the provincial road N22. Ooms Avenhorn Groep owns one asphalt concrete plant in Schagen and is a shareholder in two other plants in Amsterdam and Rotterdam.
The Civil Engineering division specializes in the construction of underground infrastructure, including:
For the construction of foundations the Civil Engineering division has
its own sand dredging facility, rubble dump and crushing plant. From this
depot the materials are delivered to the site, along with the required
product certificates, using the company's own up-to-date means of transportation.
Civil Engineering division has had many years of experience in the construction
of coastal and bank protection works. On the island of Texel, for example,
the division takes care of all the maintenance. The range of services
Types of contract
There are various types of contract, including
The Civil Engineering division has had considerable experience with each of these different types of contract. The division's special products, calculation models and specific experience enable it to offer its customers' maintenance guarantee plans for periods of three up to twenty years.
The Construction division is engaged in the development, implementation
and sale of construction projects.
The Construction division responds to this with methods such as timber frame construction (HCB). link HCB The high degree of flexibility this method offers fits in perfectly with the aims of the government's 'Industrial, Flexible and Demountable construction' (IFD construction) program of demonstration projects, which also stresses the importance of the creative use of raw materials, fuel, labor, knowledge and technology. The Construction division's wide experience in all these disciplines enables it to complete building projects that satisfy contemporary wishes and needs.
The Ooms International Holding BV Division is a global player in the delivery of advanced, high quality products and services for the construction and maintenance of roads, airports and industrial sites. It is active worldwide, with operations in:
Ooms Avenhorn Holding is one of the most innovative contractors in Dutch building industry. Making a good and cost-effective product even better is the aim of the Research & Development department.
The key areas of expertise in the group Research & Development Department at Ooms Avenhorn Holding are:
The corporate objective of Ooms group is to maintain and improve our position
as a leading player in the Infra-structure Industry by doing the right
things right the first time.