About us

"From Production to Consumption"
Your specialist in the field of collective Heat and Cold networks

Our team History

Your specialist in the field of collective heat and cold networks with complete technical support

Fortes Energy Systems has various specialists who, based on their many years of experience and know-how, advise, assist and support the customer. From production to consumption! Energy from a heat source transferred to the end-customer, in the right temperature, pressure difference and quantity. The entire line of Arctic heating units (formerly AGH) has been specially developed for various block or district heating systems. We also supply large (prefab) heat stations, brazed screwed heat exchangers in various types and sizes. The combination of heat exchangers with control components can also be put together (including skid construction) and selected for the customer. Other product lines are ball valves (SV), balancing valves, hot tap water boiler controls, digital controls, energy meters, underfloor heating distributors, ball valves et cetera.

Contact us for an appointment or quotation

Our specialist are there to provide you with the desired and most optimal interpretation of your project. Contact us for an appointment or quotation. We are happy to serve you T.: 030 2930236

Our team

  • Dirk Ockhuizen

    Dirk Ockhuizen

    General Manager

    dno@fortes-es.nl

    Dirk Ockhuizen

    General Manager

    DGA Fortes Energy Systems
    Specialist in heating distribution systems (district heating and cooling) and hot water systems

    Contact me: Bel or mail me.
  • Evert van Manen

    Evert van Manen

    Operational Manager

    ecm@fortes-es.nl

    Evert van Manen

    Operational Manager

    Operational manager
    Specialist in heating distribution systems (district heating and cooling)

    Contact me: Bel or mail me.
  • Cor van der Plas

    Cor van der Plas

    Engineer / Consultant

    cp@fortes-es.nl

    Cor van der Plas

    Engineer / Consultant

    Specialist in the field of control valves, temperature pressure, differential pressure, flow controls, skid construction (so-called heat and cold network delivery stations).

    Contact me: Bel or mail me.
  • Dirk Staring

    Dirk Staring

    Engineer / Product development

    ds@fortes-es.nl

    Dirk Staring

    Engineer / Product development

    Specialist in the field of heat and cold distribution systems.

    Contact me: Bel or mail me.
  • Hein van Zyl

    Hein van Zyl

    Engineer / Consultant

    hvz@fortes-es.nl

    Hein van Zyl

    Engineer / Consultant

    Specialist in heat exchangers and solar systems.

    Contact me: Bel or mail me.
  • Jeffrey Kroon

    Jeffrey Kroon

    Engineer / Consultant

    jk@fortes-es.nl

    Jeffrey Kroon

    Engineer / Consultant

    Specialist in floor heating, energy meters, solar controls and zone controls.

    Contact me: Bel or mail me.
  • Maurice van Wingerde

    Maurice van Wingerde

    Accountmanager

    mvw@fortes-es.nl

    Maurice van Wingerde

    Accountmanager

    Over 35 years of experience as an account manager and a familiar face in the installation industry.

    Contact me: Bel or mail me.

History

Fortes Energy Systems is a company that was founded in 1999 and has grown into an internationally operating producer, supplier and partner in the construction and installation sector and that provides guidance and advice on energy issues and sustainable solutions.

  • 10 Aug 2017

    2017

    Production in Lichtenvoorde is moving to its own new company premises.

  • 10 Aug 2017

    2016

    NUON once again opts for collaboration with Fortes energy Systems. Export of AquaHeat heating units to Belgium, Denmark, England and Ireland.

  • 10 Aug 2017

    2015

    Introduction of complete electronic control for AquaHeat units . Cooperation with Frese A/S is entered into.

  • 10 Aug 2017

    2014

    Legal merging of FDE Industrial with Fortes Import B.V. “ Fortes Energy Systems” is introduced as a new marketing name.

  • 10 Aug 2017

    2013

    Fortes Import takes over all activities and personnel of Danfoss District Energy (NL) after the cooperation is terminated by Fortes.

  • 10 Aug 2012

    2012

    No revenue increase for the first time due to the financial crisis of 2009.

  • 26 Apr 2010

    2010

    Portfolio is expanded with large stations / control components and heat exchangers.

  • 26 Apr 2008

    2008

    Establishment of own production location with FDE Industrial in Lichtenvoorde. Record number of 18.000 AGH heating units produced in 1 year.

  • 26 Apr 2007

    2007

    Fortes Import moves to its own new business premises in Houten. Agency with Hydrometer (Diehl) energy masters.

  • 26 Apr 2006

    2006

    Collaboration with Danfoss District Energy

  • 26 Apr 2005

    2005

    Market share of 85% is achieved through collaboration with, among others: NUON, Essent, Eneco / REMU, SVP and entry to the free market.

  • 26 Apr 2002

    2002

    Innovative AGH heating units starts collaboration with NUON and REMU through two European tenders.

  • 26 Apr 2001

    2001

    Start of the development of the district heating unit (later AGH heating unit). AGH heating units is established and is the first manufacturer to introduce the EPP heat box for heating units. Assembly of the units is completely outsourced.

  • 26 Apr 2000

    2000

    Agency for Cimberio – Italy.

  • 26 Apr 1999

    1999

    Fortes Import starts as a factory agent for Mannesmann press fitting systems.

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