FUJIFILM Manufacturing Europe in Tilburg is a state-of-the-art facility that produces a wide range of high-quality photo paper and photographic film. Located in the heart of the Netherlands, the facility is one of the most advanced manufacturing plants in the world, with cutting-edge technology and processes that ensure exceptional product quality and consistency.
Since its establishment in 1982, FUJIFILM Manufacturing Europe in Tilburg has been at the forefront of photographic technology, constantly developing new products and improving existing ones. The company’s focus on innovation has led to a range of industry-leading products, including the Crystal Archive photo paper, which is widely used in the photographic industry due to its high image quality, color reproduction, and longevity.
Precision through Automation
The manufacturing process at FUJIFILM Manufacturing Europe in Tilburg is highly automated, with advanced production and testing equipment ensuring precision, consistency, and efficiency. But it doesn’t stop at quality. The company is committed to environmental sustainability and has implemented a range of measures to minimize its environmental impact such as recycling, renewable energy sources, and reduced use of hazardous chemicals.
One of the key factors that sets FUJIFILM Manufacturing Europe in Tilburg apart is its strong commitment to research and development. With a dedicated team continually working to enhance existing products and create new ones, innovation thrives here. They explore and develop new technologies, processes, and applications for existing products, often collaborating with other companies and academic institutions to advance the field of photography.
In addition to its focus on R&D, FUJIFILM Manufacturing Europe in Tilburg is committed to providing exceptional customer service. The company works closely with its customers to understand their specific needs and develop customized solutions that meet their requirements. This includes comprehensive technical support, training, and other services to ensure that customers get the most out of their products.
This facility stands as a testament to FUJIFILM’s commitment to sustainability. The entire production process is powered by wind energy, with waste streams being recycled comprehensively. Since 2011, they have installed 5 large wind turbines on the site and generate energy with an afterburner. The company also has a joint wastewater treatment plant on the site, where waste water is purified jointly with neighboring companies.
The Tilburg Research Laboratory tirelessly explores new sustainable technologies and products. Company’s production becomes increasingly sustainable as well, with less packaging material and less or no chemicals involved into printing plates usage.
The Way Ahead
Although FUJIFILM Manufacturing Europe is originally a manufacturing company focused on photographic products, they also use their years of experience to develop new technologies. From photo paper and offset plates to gas and water purification membranes, their expertise extends to various sectors.
“With our innovative technologies we focus on creating value for society. We have chosen to focus on societal problems and proactively look for innovative and sustainable solutions. We focus on the energy, environment, and healthcare markets,”Albert van Maren, President of FUJIFILM Manufacturing Europe B.V.
With a rich history of photographic excellence and a vision for the future that’s deeply rooted in innovation and sustainability, FUJIFILM Manufacturing Europe in Tilburg is set to continue being a pioneering force in the world of technology and manufacturing and meet the evolving needs of its customers.
“With our site, FUJIFILM’s technologies and especially our passionate employees, we see more opportunities for the future in the fields of energy, environment and healthcare. Using our expertise in production and R&D, we can contribute even more to the challenges facing our society,”Albert van Maren, President of FUJIFILM Manufacturing Europe B.V.