Biography: Huub Janssen (founder and CEO of JPE)
Industrial and Academic Background
Ir. Huub Janssen, born in 1959, studied mechanical engineering at the university of Eindhoven (the Netherlands) with a focus on precision engineering.
After graduation in 1984, he joined ASML where he was involved in the mechanical development of the first, high performance, electric wafer stage and theoretical analysis of various positioning disturbance factors.
In 1987 he joined Philips where he was responsible for technical specification and organization of equipment for fabrication and testing of liquid crystal displays.
In 1991 he started his own company: Janssen Precision Engineering which recently is renamed and is now called JPE. Nowadays with about 20 employees, JPE is a leading center of expertise in precision engineering and develops unique solutions in the field of high-tech equipment and scientific instruments.
“Driven by innovation” well defines my personal attitude and it’s well incorporated in the JPE company.
In the High Tech Engineering (HTE) department we come up with break through engineering solutions for our customers in the forefront of high-tech machinery and scientific instruments. With our product portfolio concerning nanometric positioning devices to be used in cryogenic environments (CNP) we enable our customers to do their disruptive experiments. Last but not least we launched an innovative way to share our expertise via our Precision Point portal where we provide the precision engineering community with practical to the point information.
All these activities are in line with our drive and passion to solve complex technical problems in an innovative way in order to create valuable solutions for our customers.