Rene Eringaard is employee of ICP (International Computer Products) in the Netherlands.
During these years Rene Eringaard had three responsibilities at the same time:
Sourcing and purchasing in Hongkong, China, Taiwan and the USA.
Distribution of a bi-monthly published 32 pages full color magazine in Holland, Belgium and UK. This magazine was written in Dutch, French, and English language.
It mentioned pricing of around 1000 products in 4 different currencies. Rene Eringaard was the writer and editor of this magazine in cooperation with mr. Ronald Stolk.
In 1988, the year that Rene Eringaard started working at ICP, the company had 4 employees and a office/activities in the Netherlands.
In 1996, the year that Rene Eringaard decided to leave ICP, the company had 70+ employees and offices/activities in 5 countries.
About Sydec Techology Distributors:
Until 1993 Sydec was 100% owner of daughter company ICP.
Sydec was founded by Mr. Bart van Rheenen en Mr. Folkert Brongers.
Sydec was an importer/exporter/distributor of computers and computer IT-components.
Sydec had offices and activities in the Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom and Belgium.
At it’s peak the Sydec group employed 250+ people.
At it’s peak the Sydec group had a yearly sales turnover of around 175 million Dutch Guilders (Euro 80 Million)
About ICP – International Computer Products:
In 1993 daughter company ICP took over most of Sydec’s activities and continued Sydec’s business.
In 1993 mr. Ben Jan Wilbrink (managing director of ICP) became the biggest shareholder of ICP.
ICP was an importer/exporter/distributor of computers and computer IT-components.
ICP had offices and activities in the Netherlands, Denmark, Taiwan, United Kingdom and Belgium.
ICP imported, exported, distributed products of:
Twinhead, Rodime, Kyocera, Mitsubishi, Syquest, Hyundai, Quantum, Western Digital, Conner, Atasi, Micropolis, Digiboard, Exabyte, Onstream, Taxan, Micro Solutions, Intel, AMD, Cyrix, Novell, Microsoft, NexGen, Qtronix, OKI, Sony, Colorado Memory Systems, Hewlett Packard, Acer, Umax, Verbatim, Taxan, Cnet, Adaptec, Buslogic, Xlink, SMC, 3M Travan, Fujitsu, Daewoo, Freecom, Relisys.
In 1995 ICP bought the computer assembly line of the French computer company Bull for assembling it’s private label “Sky-Vision”IBM PC compatible desktop computers and notebooks.
ICP also distributed private labeled “Sky-Vision” monitors, mainboards, video-cards.
ICP also distributed private labeled “Link-iT” networking products.
The company ICP has been sold in 1997 to IT-components distributor Datrontech (United Kingdom) which was noted on the stock exchange.