Luyendyk was an Indy car star for nearly two decades, earning CART and Indianapolis 500 rookie of the year honors in 1985. He won seven races, including the 1990 and 1997 Indianapolis 500s. The “Flying Dutchman” still holds the Indianapolis Motor Speedway one- and four-lap track speed records set in 1996. He was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 2014. In recent years, Luyendyk has served as an INDYCAR pace car driver. Nowadays, he is active as a race steward for IndyCar.
Meet the Dutch Manufacturing Industry
The Dutch high-tech systems and materials sector offers pragmatic solutions for technological challenges in the areas of health and well being, security, renewable energy, mobility and climate change. These solutions that are primarily found in cross-overs in technology and collaboration. Companies and knowledge institutes in the high tech sector are renowned for their technological excellence and are among the world’s best in their market segments and niches.
The Koninklijke Metaalunie and the Netherlands Consulate General in Chicago present a Dutch business delegation with broad expertise in the field of automation, control systems to monitor processes, computer technologies, high precision technologies, new industrial platform technologies (e.g., composite materials) etc. The Dutch pavilion is the place to meet your new business partner.The following Dutch companies are present in the pavilion:
Bemet International BV – Betech – Dutch Diamond Technologies BV – Elcee Group – Machinefabriek Amersfoort – Movexx – Pcendmill.com – Scherpenzeel Metaalbewerkingsbedrijf – TM Techniek
Program September, Tuesday 13th:
Arie Luyendyk will relate his experience in professional sports to the requirements for outperforming in entrepreneurship and technology. There will be four sessions of 45 minutes at 10am, 11am, 1pm and 3pm, each followed by a signing session.
4 pm – 5 pm: Dutch Happy Hour