Rockwool has offered the possibility for many years to easily calculate the RC value that a particular construction yields. Choose the desired construction and select the desired materials. You can immediately see the influence of changes in the construction of the structure on the RC value. With the arrival of BENG and the NTA 8800 […]
SVA’s specification service has been given a new look and has undergone an assortment update. As of 2020, the TBS-SVA Group represents the brands TBS and SVA. A completely new RAW specification service has been developed for TBS. Both web tools not only provide professional RAW and STABU2 specification, but are also very useful for […]
Utopis® Platform not only distributes specification texts, BIM information and product sheets. Because many manufacturers distribute relevant article data with UP in the market, a DoP, CE declaration or other quality document can easily be linked to this. Thanks to the central management, or a link with your own ERP, you have your information under […]
We made a specification tool for PixalPaving. Especially for the smaller, specialized, construction suppliers such as PixalPaving, ZeeBoer has an entry-level version of the specificationservice: Utopis® Lite or “Specification links”. PixalPaving imprints symbols, images, attention, indication, prohibition, warning signs, etc. on concrete tiles or baked paving. In addition, the company supplies ColorBricks and ColorTiles marker […]
Product selectors and specification services available 24/7? It is not possible to make a physical appointment at the moment. Due to all the corona measures, having an online advice tool is a blessing. What does ZeeBoer do around Covid19? Making an acquisition appointment has always been difficult in construction business. With an online advice tool […]
ZeeBoer provides specificationservice for Sigma and Brander
With due pride ZeeBoer introduced the new specification service for PPG Coatings. After a considerable development process, there is a complete paint advice system with complete STABU2 specifications. For both Sigma Coatings and Brander Afbouwproducten. Complete system So no loose product properties, but a well thought-out system in which the various components are coordinated. The […]
PIM for construction suppliers? Peter shows Utopis® Platform
Utopis® Platform is the basis for system configurators and specification services. UP has since grown into a fully-fledged PIM for the construction manufacturer. Peter shows it in this video. Want to know more about Utopis Platform? Visit www.zeeboer.nl/utopis-platform or contact us.
Saint-Gobain Solutions focuses specifically on providing innovative system solutions and project-based advice. With solutions that are energy-efficient, sustainable, efficient, fast and qualitative, they answer the questions in the field of high-quality construction. With the specificationservice of Saint-Gobain Solutions you can prepare a professional construction specification yourself in a few simple steps, ready for use in […]
The latest edition of ArchitectenPunt is about collaboration in the construction sector. Everyone is calling for it to be done. Also in construction. But is it that simple? Because how do you coordinate work processes? And what importance is central? And do you actually want to be more transparent? Antoon Siebert on collaboration In an […]
ZeeBoer has renewed the website on behalf of AquaBASE. The site was linked to Utopis® Platform with a WordPress plugin. In addition, the website was given a knowledge base to provide the market with even better information. AquaBASE advises and supplies a climate-adaptive solution for infiltrating rainwater. The advice tool of AquaBASE was also made […]
Henken and Royal Grass® spread professional knowledge
ZeeBoer advises Henken Veenendaal on product range, website and construction marketing. The gardener, contractor and private individual also contributes to improving knowledge in the market. The company regularly organizes workshops in consultation with suppliers. This includes Royal Grass®, a specialist in the field of artificial grass The world of artificial grass has completely changed in […]
Oostwoud International is a specialist in postcabinets. With the configurator that ZeeBoer has made, a specifier can configure the complete postcabinet unit. Letterbox-, cover, nameplates, numbering, callpanel, intercom and frontplate are among the possibilities. Oostwoud updated the tool based on the new website layout. The tool is also available through an easy Oostwoud URL. What […]
Although Utopis® Platform is important in disseminating building information, the work at ZeeBoer is not vital of course, in terms of COVID19. Team ZeeBoer therefore has a home office, together with their families. The school children of ZeeBoer families also work at home during this period. To make life a little easier, they received a […]
For v.d. Bosch Beton we were given the opportunity to develop specifications for a climate-neutral parking system. The so-called Climate Adaptive Grass Elements infiltrate rainwater and can be processed in various patterns. In addition, the product is made of cementless concrete. Specifications like this were added in specifications texts in RAW and STABU2, the leading […]
ZeeBoer will of course also adapt to the measures taken for Corona. Homeoffice is not an issue for our team. Our customers and end users can use and manage Utopis® Platform 24/7. The development of new tools and maintenance can also be done remotely. In other words: ZeeBoer and Utopis® Platform are available for clients. […]
ZeeBoer was commissioned by Heros to develop an online specification service for their Granova product line. Heros is active in the production and sale of secondary raw materials obtained after recycling of various residual and building materials. After completing project conditions, a professional RAW specification is compiled. Two applications are offered with the Granova specificationservice. […]
SIMbeton and Pulastic at the sports accommodation fair
A few ZeeBoer customers were present today at a sports accommodation fair. The exhibition lasted only one day, but all parties that matter in this sector were present. SIMbeton as a concrete suplier for example. ZeeBoer advises SIM in specifying its solutions. The company provides paving solutions for sports fields, with all the details in […]
Wijzonol has updatet it’s technical paint app. With the Wijzonol technichal paint advice app you can create paint advice for every painting job, just in a few steps. The App shows on the basis of the answered quistions which paint systems are most suitable for your situation. ZeeBoer has been a trusted advisor of Royal […]
For many clients, he is the voice of ZeeBoer: Jeroen responsible for the styling and layout of specification tools. Today he has been in service for 15 years. Jeroen, congratulations and we hope you’re with us for a long time to come!
ZeeBoer has given the bicycle path configurator and RAW specification service a new look on behalf of Easypath. The specifications are also provided with an update. Everything is 100% ready to professionally specify thousands of kilometers of healthy cycle path route in future tenders. Municipalities, provinces, water boards and engineering firms can start the new […]
Siemens Solutions Partners can now make calculations with a quote tool developed by ZeeBoer. Siemens developed a system configurator some time ago. A complete firesafety system can be compiled here. The result is a complete solution without faulty product configurations and with an export option to a STABU specification text. With the new quotation tool, […]
In Dutch civil engineering specifications are made according to the RAW system. ZeeBoer follows the developments in the field of RAW. Clients who act in civil engineering benefit from this. Manufacturers and suppliers who specify their solutions in the right format meet the needs of the market. Especially when they help specification writers or designers […]
ZeeBoer took part in a session of BNB, the association for Dutch building specification experts. BNB represents more than just specification writers and calls itself “building specification experts”. ZeeBoer has been involved with BNB since its establishment. Two major topics were on the agenda. STABU administrative conditions First, the provisions in the STABU specifications have […]
The Infra Relation Days will again take place in Hardenberg on February 4, 5 and 6. This trade fair has been a household name for contractors, designers and manufacturers for years. A large number of ZeeBoer infrastructure customers are present in Hardenberg with a stand or visit the exhibition. More information and registration for free […]
On January 28, 29 and 30, 2020, Rotterdam Ahoy will be dominated by GEVEL, the trade fair for design and engineering of the building envelope. Here you can be inspired and informed by and about ambitious plans, smart technical solutions and practical examples of state of the art façade construction. You can register here to […]
At the end of last year ZeeBoer was able to adjust the layout of the specification service from Köster Sealing Systems. This could use a new look. The tool was also set up for the latest version of the STABU catalog. Köster is a specialist in waterproofing solutions. In addition to specifications, the company provides […]
An important plugin for WordPress websites is currently experiencing a security breach. With InfiniteWP, around 300,000 websites worldwide are managed remotely. The maker reported today that an update is now ready, but for many websites, including ours, this message came too late. ZeeBoer currently has the problem under control and most services are back online. […]
The Wédéflex system configurator has been renewed. ZeeBoer, for example, coordinated the layout on the Wédéflex website and gave the tool its own URL. The specification tool is now accessible trough:https://bestek.wedeflex.nl. Finally, Wédéflex has the option of creating project specifications. Prescribers can report to Wédéflex or their projects and receive complete advice.
On behalf of ZeeBoer, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2020. For ZeeBoer, the past year was dominated by interesting improvements. The speed of our tools is a good example of this. In addition, we developed a WordPress plugin, introduced an quotation tool and made the STABU specification services suitable for the […]
What about specification selling? Maarten explains …
ZeeBoer helps manufacturers with specification selling. What that is? Our colleague Maarten Hopman has made a video of it. Do you want to know more about distributing your building solutions and product information? Take a look around in our knowledge base and contact ZeeBoer.
On Thursday, November 21st, the anual Climat exhibition takes place at Expo Houten. On the exhibition floor, visitors will find all possible products and services that serve as solutions for the consequences of climate change. The three themes are water, heat stress and drought. At the Climate Trade Fair you will find innovative products for […]
ZeeBoer in a magazine for architects about knowledge suppliers
Manufacturers more and more are the knowledge supplier for the construction sector. In the latest edition of the ArchitectenPunt magazine an interview with ZeeBoer about the manufacturer as a knowledge supplier. Perhaps an interesting article for customers and for those who are not yet a customer at ZeeBoer. ArchitectenPunt is also an interesting magazine in […]
Annual meeting specification experts with a lecture from Insert
Antoon Siebert attends a meeting of the BNB specification experts association this afternoon. This also includes an interesting lecture by Insert. After all, the building is the building materials trade of the future. Insert responds to this. ZeeBoer supports a project file for manufacturers for this matter.
ZeeBoer, together with Oxfam Novib, will support entrepreneurs in Africa and Asia in starting their business. When we continued ZeeBoer in 2017, the local bank offered the right financing. Oxfam Novib also focuses on local financing. Entrepreneurs can purchase a sewing machine, cow or seed with their first credit. The results are amazing: 97% of […]
The Mosa Tiles and Mosa Panel specification tools have been improved. The product information was updated and the user interface improved. In addition, the services can now be found on https://bestek.mosa.com and https://bestek.mosa.com/panel. However, the biggest advantage of this update is in the management environment. This is because the product information in the tool was […]
The association for Dutch specification experts (BNB) organized a session last Friday. ZeeBoer was also present as a member. An interesting meeting, because the latest developments concerning STABU2 were discussed. In addition, STABU recently merged into Stichting Ketenstandaard. This was also explained. Developments for specifications writers Spec writers will be working with a live web […]
On behalf of ZeeBoer Maarten Hopman visited an FBS breakfast session this morning. Ketenstandaard, the foundation that nowadays also manages the STABU2 standard, informed the building suppliers present about NL/SfB and the building file. A topic that interests ZeeBoer. The industry association for manufacturer specifications organizes breakfast sessions so that commercial market parties can share […]
On 9.10 and 11 October 2019, the Building Complete exhibition at the event hall in Hardenberg, and the Prefab exhibition at the Brabanthallen will take place again. Building Complete is the meeting place of the Northeast Netherlands where all parts of the construction industry come together. The Prefab exhibition is the place to be if […]
Most organizations in the construction chain are building the future in a very positive way. But to what extent are they circular? Terms such as circular, sustainability, cradle-to-cradle, recycling, footprint and climate adaptive play a major role in construction. Certainly now that we have been dealing with nitrogen ceilings and climate protests in recent weeks. […]
On October 2 and 3, 2019, the Public Space Trade Fair will take place at the event hall in Utrecht. The fair is distinguished by the comprehensive range. All conceivable products and services for public space are covered. A few ZeeBoer customers will be present at the fair. For free registration, go to: https://www.openbareruimte.nl/nl/bezoeker/registreer
Royal Roofings Materials launches Royal Novoproof® system selector
ZeeBoer was allowed to develop the system selector with Royal Novoproof® plastic roofing sheets for Royal Roofings Materials. By filling in the number of questions, a professional STABU roof systemspecification is compiled. You can then immediately use this STABU specification in your project specification. Fast, easy and current! Try it out right away click here.
STABU merges with Stichting Ketenstandaard Bouw en Installatie. Ketenstandaard, Dutch for Chain standard, monitors the international ETIM article classification in the Netherlands and the Sales standard for transaction data. A merger with STABU may seem weird to an outsider. After all, STABU focuses on the prescribing process, while Ketenstandaard originated from the transaction. However, the […]
The specification service from Isover is completely overhauled and provided with the same appearance as the website. The new specification service can be accessed directly from the Isover website or through BouwSpex.nl. However, it is also possible to start the specification service through a product page on the Isover website. The relevant product is automatically […]
The specification tool from Rodruza street bricks has been completely renewed by ZeeBoer. Not only the layout was cast in the house style of the manufacturer. Access has also been improved. Unique to the Rodruza specification tool is that almost all RAW solutions for baked vowels are available. So not only paved area, but also […]
Power failure? ZeeBoer servers continue to operate
During a power outage last Sunday, the ZeeBoer servers could continue to operate as normal. Our servers are located at Bit in Ede. At the beginning of the evening there was a power outage in Ede and surroundings. The emergency power supplies of the BIT data centers have absorbed the loss of power without any […]
The Installation Trade Fair will take place again in the event hall in Hardenberg on 10. 11 and 12 September. This year two worlds come toghether: Installation & Elektro trade fair. The developments in installation & electrical engineering are going very fast and the role of the installer is changing. Wavin and Dyka, both customers […]
ZeeBoer was given the opportunity by Ronald Boon to create a new website. Ronald started as boon beton in August. As a dealer in concrete and clay paving materials, the strong point of boon beton is relieving contractors in the civil engineering sector. ZeeBoer developed a website together with Huqson that can be expanded in […]
Immediately before the summer holidays a short UP-date about ourselves. In recent weeks we have carried out the necessary updates to Utopis® Platform (UP). Speed and other functions have been improved. Because UP as PIM can be widely used for construction, we as ZeeBoer are also working on other areas. Think of: the transformation towards […]
Whether ZeeBoer cooperate with others? That question was asked last Saturday on International Cooperation Day. Well, we can give some examples of that. The renewal of the Stabu system is currently a hot topic in terms of building specifications. Together with Kubus, Duncan, Systhema, De Twee Snoeken, Cadac and STABU, ZeeBoer wants to transform the […]
The specification system from Eurorail has had a styling update, so that it has become one with their website. The following product groups have also been added: vehicle-facing handrail terminals spring collision protection sheet steel divers Visit the updated system specification here.
Renewed specification configurator for Jan Kuipers
The Systemspecification of Jan Kuipers Nunspeet has been completely renewed and now runs on the basis of Utopis® Platform. A lot of graphic material has been included to make the selection process as easy as possible, with a complete specificationservice as the final result. In terms of styling, the renewed service completely fits the website […]
Today is World Cycling Day. ZeeBoer has established that 50% of its people came to work by bike today. But also nice: at Bouwspex.nl you can find quite an impressive list of customers and bicycle solutions. We are proud of it. See https://bouwspex.nl/zoeken?qry=fiets.
The connections between STABU and ZeeBoer are good. Today Peter Veldhuizen was present at the manufacturers day. The transition from STABU2 to BIM and NL/SfB was discussed and the function of specifications in general. Conclusion: the BIM model needs product data and cannot do without a contract.
ZeeBoer has completely renewed its online STABU specificationsconfigurator for new construction and maintenance projects on behalf of Sikkens building paints. After completing your project conditions, Sikkens offers you a suitabe paint system in wich the structure with every layer of paint is made transparent. In the next step, your system structure will be translated into […]
Heras Mobile Fencing adds Revit to specification service
Heras has had a system configurator at ZeeBoer for many years. The BIM Revit Family files that Heras Mobile Fencing & Security has developed are now also offered per specific solution from this specification configurator.
The 2019 Renovation Fair will take place in the Brabanthallen in ‘s -Hertogenbosch on 14,15 and 16 May. ZeebOer customers are also present here. More information and admission tickets can be found through www.renovatiebeurs.nl.
The April issue of Architectenpunt is dedicated to safeguarding and distributing human capital. On behalf of ZeeBoer, Peter Veldhuizen gave a interview for this issue. He tells about how ZeeBoer deals with the concept of knowledge. The construction is not only struggling with an aging workforce. More and more people are generally trained. The manufacturer […]
ZeeBoer was allowed to expand the functionalities that AquaBASE offers its customers. Whith AquaBase’s new specification service, decision makers have an advisory tool at their disposal in the field of stable water buffering. Through a few simple steps, a complete specifications in RAW is achieved. However, the end goal does not have to be a […]
Today, 30 parties from the Dutch construction sector signed the Digideal GO. Under this heading, among others, Bouwend Nederland, the government and other partners want to encourage construction to get more out of digitization. The Digideal GO initiative can only be welcomed, we think. How can you, as a manufacturer, respond step by step to […]
ZeeBoer provides BIM session during Building Holland
Building Holland started on Wednesday with a breakfast session from FBS. Together with Kabu and Bimforce, ZeeBoer took up the challenge for this new initiative by FBS. The association wants to promote the dissemination of knowledge. This first breakfast session had the theme From specification service to BIM. As a manufacturer, how do you respond […]
From 9 to 11 April, various customers of ZeeBoer will be present at the Amsterdam Rai at the Building Holland fair. Building Holland is a annual three-day exhibition installation and real estate sector. Visitors and exhibitors come toghether at this fair to share knowledge, network, do buisiness and see & experience innovative products en concepts. You can […]
We thought it was time for a new website. We proudly present ourselves, our services and our portfolio. In addition, space for our customers and knowledge from the world of construction marketing. In the past period we developed a Utopis® plugin for WordPress. Manufacturers in the construction industry can feed their website from Utopis® Platform. […]
The FBS association is organizing a breakfast session for manufactures, together with Kabu, ZeeBoer and Bimforce where the value of BIM for the manufacturer is explained. The following questions will be discussed and answered: What is the value BIM for the manufacturer? What does a BIM model look like? Specify and System Thinking Linking existing […]
Tuesday, March 19th is Customer Day. We have no idea who created that. ZeeBoer also does not participate in all special days. Nevertheless, we liked to pay some attention to our many loyal clients. If all goes well, everyone has a cake for coffee. We have already started! Respond? Or not receive the cake? Leave […]
Siemens Building Automation launches a new specification service
With the new STABU specification service from Siemens Building Automation you can generate complete specifications for building automation systems quickly and easily. Ideal for specifications writers, consultants and installers. ZeeBoer is proud that, after Siemens Fire Safety, it was also allowed to make this advice tool! A system configurator or specification service is interesting for […]
Bestekservices.nl has been updated and is now called Bouwspex.nl. The online portal has been successful for more than ten years in the dissemination of construction specifications. In recent years, many RAW and STABU specifications services have been transformed into all-round specification tools. BIM and decision support play an important role in this. Perhaps that is […]
Lansink, the Dutch civil constructor, has given its website a refurbishment. The website was ready for some major WordPress updates. This opportunity was used to adjust the lay out slightly. Visit the Lansink website. WordPress and Utopis® Platform ZeeBoer develops websites for construction. WordPress is becoming more and more leading in this. A Utopis® WP […]
The Trade Fair for Sports Facilities will take place on Thursday 14 March at Expo Houten. ZeeBoer customers are also present. ZeeBoer advices constructions suppliers with the dissemination of their product information and solutions. Think of BIM information specifications texts, product sheets and websites. For free registration, visit www.vakbeurssportaccommodaties.nl/nl/bezoeker/registreer.
On March 5th 2019 the Dutch Senate will consider the Quality Assurance for Building Act before it is put to the vote. On February 21st 2017, the law was already passed by the House of Representatives. In the law, the contractor is responsible for the final result that he produces. Suppliers of building materials are […]
ZeeBoer customers who have a WordPress website can soon opt for a new editor. The old well-known editor of WordPress was replaced at the beginning of this year by “Gutenberg”. A new way of posting. However, not all website functions can work directly with Gutenberg. In addition, web editors has to get used to a […]
Bleijko manages product information from a single source
Bleijko, Fassaert Beton and Haringman Betonwaren, all part of De Hoop Terneuzen, manage their assortment in Utopis® Platform. Product information for PDF and website and specification texts are controlled from one central product database. Utopis® Platform was developed especially for construction as a product information management system (PIM). Not only all single articles, but especially […]
Maarten and Peter visited the biennial InfraTech on behalf of ZeeBoer this week. In terms of parking policy, this fair can get some improvement, but we were further enthusiastic. No less than 22 brands from the ZeeBoer stable were present. We could not have a chat with everyone (nice the fair was busy), but it […]
Manufacturers of building materials are the source of product information. Good data ensures better findability and therefore better product sales. It is important that this data is exchanged in an unambiguous way. On Wednesday afternoon January 30, Stichting Ketenstandaard (ETIM Netherlands) together with ZeeBoer and other partners organizes an information afternoon about digitization in the […]
On behalf of ZeeBoer the best wishes for 2019! The coming year will be dominated by Digideal. More information will follow. Keep an eye on our website and social media channels. Digideal: making the renovation of the Netherlands affordable Because we face major construction challenges in the Netherlands, the construction sector signed a letter of intent […]
The construction industry still needs a contract or specification document. STABU2 is regarded as the leading system for the Netherlands. The autumn update 2018 is currently being processed by ZeeBoer in all specification services. Compared with version 2017, more than 1,470 specifications have been updated. The future of STABU specifications Does STABU have a future? […]
Our team building on Texel was a success. Hans Peter van den Bosch from Wad Eigenwijz provided a good program. Partly because of this, the useful was combined with the pleasant. A must for our own relationships!
Antoon Siebert, who has been working as project leader B & U at ZeeBoer since 2009, has taken a minority interest of 20% into the company from 1 January 2018. In 2017 Peter Veldhuizen took over ZeeBoer from Reindert de Boer, who retired after more than 30 years. The plans for a partnership between Antoon […]
With a signature, a firm handshake and the lifting of a glass, Reindert de Boer and Peter Veldhuizen have confirmed the new future for ZeeBoer b.v. In the presence of the employees, this week the agreement was signed with which Peter takes over the management and ownership of the business advice bureau founded in 1984 as […]
Product information management? Where does one start as a manufacturer?
Starting with effective product information management as a manufacturer or supplier of building materials? Then maybe quit some questions arise. ZeeBoer is happy to support you in making an inventory of your wishes.
Make an appointment with us quickly. Construction-specific themes are discussed, which play a role in setting up a PIM for construction. For example, how does a PIM deal with circular construction, quality assurance, BIM and specifications?