Case Companies 2022

Siemens Netherlands N.V. has been active in the Netherlands since 1879. The Siemens group is one of the largest (electro)technical companies in the Netherlands. Siemens focuses on automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industry and on intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems. With Siemens Mobility, Siemens is helping to shape the passenger and freight services market. Through its majority stake in Siemens Healthineers, the company is a leading provider of medical technology and digital health services. In addition, Siemens has a minority interest in Siemens Energy, which operates in the transmission and generation of electrical energy. With its businesses Digital Industries and Smart Infrastructure, Siemens Nederland N.V. provides answers to the social questions raised by megatrends such as digitalization, urbanization and climate change. Together with Siemens Mobility, these latter businesses form the so-called industrial core of Siemens. In the Netherlands, about 3,000 employees work for Siemens entities. Visit their website: siemens.nl.

Florensis is a leading family business in the international ornamental horticulture sector. We strive to be the most reliable, innovative and sustainable breeder and propagator. We have production and breeding locations in the Netherlands, Germany, Portugal, Kenya and Ethiopia. With more than 2,500 employees,we annually supply a product range of 4,000 plant varieties to 8,000 professional growers in 50 countries. As a breeder and supplier of starting material, we specialise in annuals, pot plants, primulas, pansies, perennials and cut flowers. Corporate social responsibility comes as natural to us as offering the best quality with the highest supply reliability. Visit their website: florensis.com

Vebego is an internationally operating family company, active in four countries with various companies and joint ventures. Vebego has some 40,000 employees and is a major employer of employees with a “distance” to the labour market. From our very first days ‐ almost 80 years ago ‐ we have been focused on great work. In our worlds of cleaning, landscaping, facility management, and health services, our goal is to provide our clients the solid foundation they need to do better work in their worlds. We do so, by ensuring every one of our employees understands the significance of the job they do, and has the oversight, understanding and autonomy to do it well. Through these meaningful jobs, we are proud to help our employees to build meaningful lives and positively contribute to society… a belief and a commitment that has seen us grow into one of the largest and most inclusive employers in Europe. Visit their website: vebego.com

Kanata North is Canada’s largest Technology Park and a major contributor to economic development in Ottawa, Canada’s capital.  The area is a world-class innovation hub and the birthplace of game-changing companies such as Mitel, You.i TV, and Saba Software.  In addition to its business park, Kanata North features a rich eco-system of retail and business services to ensure that companies can get the support that they need. Kanata North boasts a high percentage of young, highly-educated people, attracted by employment opportunities and quality of life. The Kanata North Business Association is an industry organization that represents more than 500 companies in Kanata North.  Our ultimate goal is to cultivate a vibrant eco-system to support growth and prosperity through closer connections and collaboration among member businesses.  To that end, we work with our members, the City of Ottawa, the Province of Ontario, the Government of Canada, and our partners to oversee an integrated multi-partner promotions strategy to build awareness of Kanata North as an attractive business environment and to ensure that Kanata North has the right pieces in place to attract talent and new businesses to the area. Visit their website: kanatanorthba.com