For decades, Trelleborg has been your partner of choice in managing the effects of noise and vibration. From marine vessels and rail transit through to off-highway vehicles and industrial equipment, we develop leading solutions that enhance efficiency, improve performance and maximize comfort. Now it’s time to meet the people behind the solutions.
A collaborative of experts from across Trelleborg’s antivibration solutions operation, KoLab is your source for industry insight – and your partner in overcoming the effects of noise and vibration. Meet our experts, put your challenges to them and discover their solutions. With KoLab, overcoming vibration has never felt better.
As a trained seafarer, Taco knows the marine industry better than most. Within his role at Trelleborg’s antivibration solutions operation, that intricate knowledge pays dividends for customers and partners. Honed through several years of dedicated sales and management experience, in addition to becoming a Master of Management and Operations (MSc), Taco’s unrivalled perspective makes him a critical member of the team.
A member of the Trelleborg family for more than 25 years, Ruud is a fundamental part of the marine team at Trelleborg’s antivibration solutions operation. Originally trained as a Mechanical Engineer, Ruud now heads up the Centre of Excellence – a role which sees him drive the marine team towards ever-greater levels of innovation. Constantly striving to achieve the very best levels of performance, Ruud helps customers to tackle the challenges both of today and the future.