3T: leading for more than 30 years

Internationally active with roots in Twente

3T is a leading design house for electronics and embedded systems

With a team of more than 40 people, we are one of the largest design houses in The Netherlands.

3T has offices in Enschede and Eindhoven.

3T toonaangevende ontwikkelaar van elektronica en embedded systemen

Mission

We continuously invest in our expertise in the field of electronics and embedded systems to enable our customers to deliver perfect products.

Vision

Through innovation in electronics and embedded systems, products become better, smarter and more intelligent which results in a cleaner, saver, healthier and more sustainable society.

We believe in the power of cooperation. Being an innovative co-developer, we work closely together with our partners and customers to deliver perfect products.

Our dedicated employees are our strength. They have technology and quality in their DNA. We invest in our people through training and active career management.

Every employee is an ambassador of 3T. They go for the best solution that makes the difference for their clients.

We believe in the continuity and growth of our company. Profit is a means but not an goal in itself.

Core values

Open, honest and respectful. Solution-oriented, innovative, goal-oriented and efficient.

Responsible, inquisitive and naturally quality conscious.

These are the core values that 3T stands for.

History

1982

The Centre for Micro Elektronics Twente (CME Twente) was founded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the TU Twente

1988

CME Twente privatized: Twente Technology Transfer B.V.

1994

Twente Technology Transfer re-started as 3T B.V. with Marten Eggink and Arro Electronics B.V. from Hoogeveen as shareholders. Moving to Institutenweg 6 in Enschede

1997

Marten Eggink full owner of 3T

2006

Opening 3T office in Best

2009

Moving 3T office in Best to Eindhoven, Esp 401

2010

3T in Enschede is ISO 9001:2008 (quality system) certified

2014

Management buy-out by Norbert Beltman and Richard Mijnheer

2015

Moving to Institutenweg 1, Enschede

2016

3T in Enschede is EN ISO 13485:2012 (medical) certified. Doubled our office space in Eindhoven

Nursery for start ups

Entrepreneurship is one of the success factors of 3T. This resulted in two companies that started up out of 3T and have been supported by 3T: Lionix and Eluxis.

Professional team

3T has a team of more than 40 specialists in the area of analog and digital electronics and software. Our employees have technology and quality in their DNA. They are bachelor and master degree skilled engineers that can work in close cooperation with our customers. A part of the team is specialized in the production of electronics. They are able to select the right production method together with you. Also managing and controlling the supply chain is in good hands with them.

Management

The management team of 3T consists of

Norbert Beltman
Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Richard Mijnheer
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

solar-team-3TCorporate Social Responsibility

We find it important to contribute to social responsible issues. We already work using leadfree soldering for many years. Since 2006 we also support the Solar Team Twente of the Twente University as one of their technology sponsors.

Every year we donate to charities that are put forward by our staff. In 2015, we supported four charities: KWF Kanker Bestrijding, stichting stophersentumoren.nl, Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds and stichting Evi.

 

 

Quality

DEKRA ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 logoQuality is very important to us. 3T in Enschede is therefore ISO 9001:2008 (quality system) and EN ISO 13485:2012 (medical) certified.
We make sure that the product we develop meets all applicable standards and regulations. We have all the knowledge and experience when it comes to things like

  • CE: EMC-regulation, Medical Device Directive
  • RoHS and WEEE (leadfree)
  • ATEX: IEC 60079-series
  • Safety: IEC 61010, IEC 62368, IEC 60950
  • Medical products: MDD (93/42/EEC), IEC 60601 series, IEC 62304,  IEC 14971, FDA

Together with you we determine what standards and regulations your product has to meet.

Customers and markets

Many of our customers are well known, international operating companies that belong to the best in their market segments. They are mainly located in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium.

3T mainly works for companies active in the following markets:

  • High-tech machines
  • Measurement and test instruments
  • Aerospace, Defence & Security
  • Communication systems
  • Medical products
  • High-end Consumer products

We go for a long term partnership with our customers. Many of them are our customer for many and many years. To full satisfaction of both.