1993

Founded in 1993

Founded in 1993 by Wim Stam and Jos de Raaij, who both worked for one of the larger hydraulic companies in The Netherlands, Van Rietschoten & Houwens. They started out in a small porta cabin of 18 m2 with only a few representations, Hydrotechnik and Hänchen. 

1993

Founded in 1993

Founded in 1993 by Wim Stam and Jos de Raaij, who both worked for one of the larger hydraulic companies in The Netherlands, Van Rietschoten & Houwens. They started out in a small porta cabin of 18 m2 with only a few representations, Hydrotechnik and Hänchen. 

1995

Moving

After 1,5 years, R&S moved to a bigger building, still within Spijkenisse

1995

Moving

After 1,5 years, R&S moved to a bigger building, still within Spijkenisse

2000

First building

5 Years later R&S had to move again. A few blocks down the road, R&S bought their first own building. 

2000

First building

5 Years later R&S had to move again. A few blocks down the road, R&S bought their first own building. 

2006

Expanding

R&S expands its team with Jur Windhorst and Bas van der Kolk, who brought their experience from their Denison (Parker) time. The product portfolio was also expanded  with alternatives for the Parker Denison and Vickers products.

2006

Expanding

R&S expands its team with Jur Windhorst and Bas van der Kolk, who brought their experience from their Denison (Parker) time. The product portfolio was also expanded  with alternatives for the Parker Denison and Vickers products.

2010

Moving to Zwijndrecht

A move to Zwijndrecht, where a modern building facilitates the expanded business. 

2010

Moving to Zwijndrecht

A move to Zwijndrecht, where a modern building facilitates the expanded business. 

2018

25th anniversary of R&S!

25 years of R&S!

2018

25th anniversary of R&S!

25 years of R&S!