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Our mission: To serve our market (R&D and QA/QC) in a customer-oriented, sustainable and socially responsible manner with high quality technical solutions in the areas of environmental simulation, vibration technology, material testing, strain gauge technology, particle technology and metrology.

About us

j.j. bos b.v. is a technical consulting and trading company for high-quality technical products and represents a number of foreign factories. The focus is on the sale of scientific laboratory instruments and testing systems for the determination of mechanical properties of materials and structures. The organization focuses mainly on five technologies in which it is active and has tailored its product program to them, namely:

  • Aerosol, Particles and Flow analysis
  • Electron microscopy
  • Material testing
  • Vibration and Environmental Technology
  • Strain measurement & Sensors

The organization aims to be a customer-oriented trading company, where product advice to and service to the customer are central. The customer is efficiently served with a high-quality product or service. The delivered systems can be maintained and repaired by our own service organisation.

j.j. bos b.v. represents products within the above mentioned technologies of manufacturers from countries like England, Germany, China and U.S.A. These manufacturers and j.j. bos b.v. have entered into a representation agreement for an indefinite period of time. Herewith the representation of their products for the Benelux countries is contractually defined and the customer is assured of support of the product in the country of purchase. j.j. bos b.v. also represents the interests of its customers with the (contractual) suppliers. By optimal application of these products j.j. bos b.v. tries to offer solutions and advice for possible test, analysis or measurement problems of its end users. The products of the suppliers are mainly used in:

  • automotive industry
  • aerospace industry
  • electrotechnical industry
  • research laboratories
  • test laboratories
  • air quality monitoring
  • filter and filter media manufacturers
  • soil research centers
  • quality departments
  • defense industry

j.j. bos b.v. was founded in 1965 and operates from its own office in Gouda, the Netherlands. The employees are offered a pleasant working environment in which they can function with a high degree of independence and responsibility. To ensure the above j.j. bos b.v. uses since 1995 the ISO-9001 quality system.

j.j. bos b.v. is an ISO 9001 : 2015 certified company and carries this quality mark since 1995. To view the ISO certificate: Click here.

j.j. bos b.v. is a member of the Platform Environmental Technology (PLOT) of the FHI and the High Tech Platform of the Mikrocentrum.

Short history:

j.j. bos b.v. was founded in 1965 by Ir. Jan-Jaap Bos. The first products supplied by the bos company were:

  • Electro-dynamic vibrators from Derritron Electronics Ltd.
  • Servo-hydraulic test systems from Research Inc. – MTS div.

In 1974 j.j. bos b.v. was incorporated into the Enraf Nonius group and in 1991 the company became independent from the Delft Instruments group. Since 1999 it is located in Gouda.

Delivery conditions:

Click here to download our terms of delivery (PDF).
Chamber of Commerce registration number in the Netherlands: 29031290.
VAT number: NL001876260B01

Privacy legislation:

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We are looking for an On-line marketing employee (part-time) or trainee.