A frustrated coach once said to a young Wayne Gretzky when he failed to get any shots away: “You miss one hundred per cent of all the shots you don’t take”. He was right of course. To win you have to dare, and winners always dare. But daring is only a part of it. A plan, a strategy and a goal are also vital ingredients.
When Axelent AB, Hillerstorp, built a new production area last winter, part of it was used as a sports hall for employees. To create something different and eye-catching, street art agency Add More Colors were tasked with spraying a gigantic graffiti mural on one of the walls. The beauty of it is that it not only adorns the place, it has also changed the lives of people in Cambodia.
NLR develops innovative and turnkey solutions for the complex challenges faced by the aerospace industry. The operation covers the whole spectrum of research, development, testing and evaluation, from validation and verification to eligibility, simulation and follow-up. NLR bridges the gap between research and practical applications, and works for both private and public sectors in the Netherlands and abroad.
Johannes Rydzek, 26, entered the history books during the World Championships in Lahti, Finland. He won four gold medals in Nordic Combined, a feat that has never been done before. He also successfully defended his two gold medals from the Falun 2015 World Championships. Axelent decided to check Johannes’s pulse.
Axelent Belgium had a successful 2016. A substantial increase in sales and several new recruitments made the old premises not fit for purpose. The new 500 square metres premises consists of an office and a spare parts storage for the assemblers. The previous storage is being kept to retain the excellent customer delivery service.