Marien van den Hoek.
Marien van den Hoek, Commercial Director, Terra Inspectioneering
Marien van den Hoek graduated in mechanical engineering and business economics. He has more than 40 years’ experience in the process industry. Key areas of expertise include process automation, process control, process safety and inspection. Worked at leading companies like Emerson and SPIE introducing the newest technologies in the process industry. Started his own company in 2012 to deliver on robotic/drone inspection technologies by full digitalisation of the inspection and maintenance process. Founded RoNik Inspectioneering with two other partners in 2016. Developed a full digital inspection concept, including 3D modelling for confined spaces based on non-entry by using drones. Tank inspections are fully compliant with EEMUA159/API653 standards. In 2019 Terra Drone took a significant stake in the company and it was renamed Terra Inspectioneering. This enables Terra Inspectioneering to support inspections and deployment of the ultrasonic testing (UT) Drones (wall thickness measurements) on a global scale.