Appreciations - Vepa the furniture factory


In addition to being elected for Enterprise of the year in Drenthe, we have also received other awards and nominations this year. Our Felt chair was awarded with an international Green Product Award. We reached the top 3 of entries for the national Sustainable Tuesday Award and won the price for most sustainable company in Drenthe.

Enterprise of the year

Vepa became Business of the Year of Drenthe in 2018. According to jury chairman Henk Brink is Vepa a justified winner. “It is an healthy and sustainable company. A family business focused on education, training and the society. At Vepa, there is much that we also like to see at other companies”.

Most sustainable company in Drenthe

In the same year, Vepa was elected for ‘Most Sustainable Company of Drenthe ‘. Vepa was awarded for the development and realization of Plastic Whale by Vepa: office furniture made from Amsterdam canal plastic.

Duurzame Dinsdag

It didn’t end in terms of awards and nominations. With Plastic Whale by Vepa we were nominated for the “Duurzame Dinsdag Prize “. This prize is awarded to an initiative that focuses on several aspects of sustainability. We finished top three.

Green Product Award

After claiming a field of 400 submissions from 25 countries and joining the Green Selection, our chair made from PET bottles is officially Green Product Award winner. The Green Product Award is an annual international competition for innovative, sustainable products & services.