Technical Tours

On Friday, June 7th, two technical tours are organized:

Technical tour: TATA Steel

This technical tour to Tata Steel, IJmuiden, includes a visit the innovation centre and one of the production plants.

Tata Steel is one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel producers, with operations in 26 countries and commercial offices in over 35 countries. It serves many demanding markets worldwide, including construction and infrastructure, automotive, packaging and engineering, and understands that customer needs are different in each market. For automotive, Tata Steel offers multiple steel products ranging from strip to tube and tailor welded blanks to advanced automotive steels. For packaging, Tata Steel makes specialist steels designed for food and drinks cans, aerosols, paint tins, luxury packaging and more.

For this tour the maximum number of participants is 50 persons. During the return journey to Enschede, an optional drop-off at Schiphol airport (in case requested) will be arranged.


08:00 – 10:30 Bus trip, Enschede - IJmuiden
10:30 – 15:00 Visit Tata Steel including Lunch
15:00 – 15:45 Optional drop-off at Schiphol airport
16:00 – 18:30 Bus trip, Schiphol airport – Enschede

Technical tour: Voestalpine

Technical tour to Voestalpine Automotive in Amersfoort includes a visit to the press shop.

Voestalpine Automotive Components Bunschoten is both a competence center and production location of high-quality Class A exposed panels for the automotive industry.

Maximum number of participants for this visit is 25 persons. During the return journey to Enschede, an optional drop-off at Amersfoort train station (in case requested) will be arranged.


08:30 – 10:00 Bus trip, Enschede - Amersfoort
10:00 – 12:30 Visit Voestalpine including Lunch in the bus
12:30 – 13:00 Optional drop-off at Amersfoort train station for Schiphol Airport
13:00 – 14:30 Bus trip, Amersfoort – Enschede

† Travel time from Amersfoort train station to Schiphol airport is normally 45’; with trains running every 15’.

Please note:

  • Personal data (name, affiliation, date of birth, phone number for emergencies) is required for all tours. This information will only be shared with the company of your choice.
  • The fee for technical tours is € 50, covering bus travel, lunchbox and coffee.