Belgian Consul General Marc Calcoen Visits Velleman Inc.
On March 12, 2015, Velleman had the wonderful opportunity and honor to host Belgian Consul General Marc Calcoen and his wife, Monica at the Velleman Inc. office in Fort Worth, Texas. While the Consul was not completely familiar with the company, nor its Belgium-based parent company, he was pleased to see what Velleman had accomplished so far from its homeland.
Mr. Calcoen may not have known about Velleman Inc. personally, but his office had informed him of the power of our 3D printers. After meeting our small yet energetic staff, we gave them a grand tour of our facilities. As we worked our way through the warehouse and into the research and development/technical support center, Mr. Calcoen quickly understood our success in the fast-paced industry. Our main stop on the tour was our 3D printing laboratory which houses our tabletop 3D printers. Mr. Calcoen was impressed by the printers' ability to bring fascinating creations to life.
Interestingly enough CEO of Velleman Inc., Patrick Degrendele's wife, Marquita, and Mr. Calcoen are actually from the town of Ypres, Belgium, proving that the world we live in today is smaller and more connected than ever.
Posted on 03/16/15