Bergen op Zoom


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Bergen op Zoom

(bĕr`gən ôp zōm`), town (1994 pop. 47,483), North Brabant prov., SW Netherlands, on the Zoom River near its confluence with the Eastern Scheldt. It is a commercial and fishing port that manufactures chemicals, machinery, plastics, and refined sugar. It was chartered c.1260 and was a major commercial rival of AntwerpAntwerp,
Du. Antwerpen, Fr. Anvers, city (1991 pop. 467,518), capital of Antwerp prov., N Belgium, on the Scheldt River. It is one of the busiest ports in Europe; a commercial, industrial, and financial center; and a rail junction.
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 until the 16th cent., when a new delta system from the Eastern Scheldt cut it off from neighboring countries. The town was repeatedly besieged by the Spanish and French in the wars from the 16th to the 18th cent., and by the English in 1814. Historic buildings include the town hall (14th cent.), a 15th-century church (Groote Kerk), and the Markiezenhof palace.
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Dr Abdulrahman Al-Ubaid, executive vice president, Technology and Innovation at SABIC, said that the centre will be part of SABIC's Global Technology Center network and will work closely with other company-owned and operated centers in Pittsfield in the United States, Bergen op Zoom and Geleen in the Netherlands, Bangalore, Shanghai, Seoul, and Moka in Japan.
Key projects include a $20 million investment in the company's European headquarters at Bergen op Zoom in the Netherlands to develop technologies and production capacity for co-polymerisation of Lexan polycarbonate.
Sabic Innovative Plastics' portfolio of advanced specialty materials, combined with the scientific expertise of its Fluid Engineering Centre of Excellence in Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands, offers customers new choices for water valves that can ensure a high level of efficiency, durability and performance.
More facilities have been added to the Fluid Engineering Center at SABIC Innovative Polymers' Bergen op Zoom site in the Netherlands.
However in the early summer Nuplex Resins, Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands, announced three to nine percent increases in its resin prices in Europe.
For example, GE is looking at different gating approaches for two-component molding and will add a 1600-ton, two-component press for glazing parts at its Plastic Global Technology Center in Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands, which already has a 2700-ton injection-compression press for PC development.
com; Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands), new materials developments are showing solutions vis-a-vis one of the key problems that plastics seem to present, which is the coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE).
Global plastics company, GE Plastics, awarded AK Engineering Services a contract to provide technical support and project engineering at its production site in Bergen op Zoom in the Netherlands.
Bergen Op Zoom, Belgium -- Partner Logistics recently announced that it is installing an energy management control system from Hench Control to reduce their energy costs.
One is a cooly observant portrait of the new choir of the Church of St Gertrude at Bergen op Zoom that seems to foreshadow Sanraedam, while the other pairs a likeness of a man called Marx Ulstat, about whom nothing further is known, with that of a nameless pretty young girl who caught the artist's eye in Antwerp.
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