8 Dec 2023 12:00

EP145 Product innovation from Holland - a conversation with Niek-Jan Bink of ACIN Instruments (October 2023)

Niek-Jan’s Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/in/niek-jan-bink-18b6203/

ACIN Products: http://www.acin.nl/

RETROTEC and ACIN at TruTech Tools: https://trutechtools.com/retrotec


Eric and I had the pleasure of interviewing Niek Jan Bink, a Dutch national who has been working in the HVAC industry for over 20 years. 

He is the founder of Acin, a company that manufactures airflow measurement products. 


PostScript after recording: Niek-Jan noted his personal friendship with Ben Walker and his colleagues at Retrotec and thanks Sam Myers for being a great ambassador for ACIN!


Over the years, Bink has traveled extensively to the United States for both business and pleasure. Key trips included attended the HVAC Symposium in Florida and has also visited his daughter, who played field hockey for the Champions at University of Delaware. (2016 NCAA National Championship.)

Niek-Jan shared with us how he is impressed by the open and friendly culture of the HVAC industry in the United States. He finds that people are more willing to give feedback, both positive and negative. Bink is also interested in the use of social media in the HVAC industry. He believes that platforms like LinkedIn and Facebook can be valuable tools for connecting with potential customers and colleagues. 

Bink is particularly interested in the use of social media to share knowledge and information. He believes that this can help to improve the overall quality of the HVAC industry. 

Overall, Bink is a positive and enthusiastic advocate for the HVAC industry. He is excited about the future of the industry and believes that it has a lot to offer the world.

Here are some key takeaways from the interview:

  • The HVAC industry in the United States is open and friendly.

  • Social media can be a valuable tool for connecting with potential customers and colleagues.

  • Sharing knowledge and information on social media can help to improve the overall quality of the HVAC industry.

This episode was recorded in October 2023.



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