Mr Arjen Vonk opened his electronic appliances store in 1937 in the Netherlands. Soon after opening his store the development of the Schoonebeek oilfield commenced in his “backyard”. Entrepreneur Vonk saw and grasped the opportunity to become the partner of the operating company for whom VONK supplied technical solutions and innovations.  Vonk quickly gained a strong reputation for its technical innovations and expertise and its focus on its client’s needs.  As a result, Vonk was able to expand rapidly and follow the industry around the world.