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Gimv is for us the right partner for a successful future as they underwrite our strategy and business operations

Henk Smid - CEO


Variass was founded in 1989 by Henk Smid and has since developed into a leading supplier of technology intensive electronic solutions. The company focuses on the “high-mix, low-volume, high-complexity” segment and supports customers in product development, industrialization, (series) production, logistics and lifecycle management. The added value of Variass lies in its market specific technological expertise, extensive production- and compliance capabilities and the high degree of reliability, quality and flexibility. 

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EUR 45,2 m

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the Netherlands

When ambition meets ambition

With Variass and AME, Gimv is well-positioned to benefit from the further electrification of our society in the coming years and to support high-tech industrial customers with their products. The ambition of both companies and the crucial contribution they make to the world of tomorrow are in line with the strategy of the Smart Industries platform. We very much look forward to realize our growth ambitions together with the team.

Together, we build a leading company

Due to the increasing electrification of society, the demand for electronic modules and products will continue to grow. With its expertise to combine and integrate development and production, Variass, like AME, is uniquely positioned to find solutions to the complex challenges of its customers. With the support of Gimv, and a mutual strategic-operational collaboration with AME, Variass aims to achieve a substantial acceleration in growth and further increase the added value for its customers. The complementarity between the two companies in terms of technology and production capacities is an important component in this.


Developer and producer of electronic and mechatronic products and systems
EUR 45,2 m