Episode 30: Yvonne KooiFirst aired: Tuesday, 1 March 2016 at 18.24 hours
Yvonne Kooi is the owner of ceramics manufacturer Royal Goedewaagen. She was named Entrepreneur of the Year Drenthe.
"Our manual production method is unique in the world," she says. The plant originates from Gouda, but now stands at the brink of Drenthe. Kooi joined the company enjoy a gift. "I thought, what is this beautiful! Every product is different. This is me." At the same time ceramic unpopular and had to Cage penetrate new markets. "Governments and provinces", for example. "We make urns."
Ceramics is also 'personal' made with customers. That happens to own paintings on the ceramics made by very secure painters. Kooi considers it important that Dutch heritage and craft is preserved, but also fits modern techniques like 3D printing to. "Editing by many hands gives the product value."