Boydens Vietnam Part of Sweco

Since 1961, Boydens Engineering has been active as technical engineering designers and consultants for construction projects from small to large scale buildings, within the public and private sectors.

We have become one of Belgium’s leading independent engineering firms for technical equipment in the construction industry. With over 150 specialists from our various offices in Belgium, Luxembourg, Vietnam and Singapore (Representative Office). We work in close collaboration with key technical experts to form a team focused upon open and efficient communication. This in turn enables the exchange of ideas across the skill sectors, resulting in design solutions of quality, function, value, comfort and distinction in accordance to the highest global standards.

Their Services:

MEPF engineering + Structural engineering

Is responsible for the full design of the techinal systems of the buildings as well as close follow-up on the installation and operation. We offer MEPF design solutions that:

– Optimise the initial investments

– Minimise the operational cost

– Enhance “glocalization” – combining global expertise with local knowledge and experience

– Improve user comfort

– Closely follow-up technical installations during and after construction

– Are recognized as environmentally friendly

  • Mechanical Design

architectural lighting consultancy

  • The aesthetic
  • The comfort
  • The energy efficiency

sustainable engineering consulting

Our consulting department offers specialised studies and guidance related to sustainability and building physics for buildings and masterplans. These include feasibility studies and various building physics simulations as well as studies on:

  • Sustainable Service
  • Visual comfort: daylight simulations, …
  • Thermal comfort
  • Sustainability/Green building certification: EPBD, BREEAM, WELL, …

research & development

Involvement and cooperation in scientific research is of utmost importance in determining the best energy efficient solutions for buildings. Research participation must aim for realistic, reusable and financially viable technologies. Together with various universities and agencies we are involved in national and international research programs, supporting the company’s priority of integrating new research and innovations with the necessary essential follow up for our projects. Once these innovations are implemented we continue to collect performance data. We participate in scientific research when it is in line with our vision and mission, both in content and concept.

  • Smart city approach
  • Thermal grids
  • Geothermal applications

other services

  • Architectural lighting design
  • BIM
  • Data room
  • Connectivity
  • Security
  • Swimming pools
  • Vertical & horizontal transport
  • Communication
  • Medical Gas Transport
  • Industrial kitchen
  • Theatre techniques
  • Commissioning

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John Cockerill

Driven since 1817 by the entrepreneurial spirit and thirst for innovation of its founder, the John Cockerill Group develops large-scale technological solutions to meet the needs of its time: facilitating access to fossil free energies, enabling sustainable industrial production, preserving natural resources, contributing to greener mobility, enhancing security and installing critical infrastructures.

Its offer to companies, States and communities consists of services and associated equipment for the sectors of energy, defence, industry, the environment, transports, and infrastructures.

With over 6,000 employees, John Cockerill achieved a turnover of € 1,046 billion in 2022 in 24 countries, on 5 continents.

Worthy heirs to the expertise of their founder, the teams of John Cockerill Services assist industrialists and public infrastructure managers in the mounting, operational management, maintenance and modernization of their installations. Thanks to specialized interventions – scheduled or not – and local services to improve the technical, economic and environmental performance of their equipment.

Thanks to a very broad and technological offering, John Cockerill Services serves a large number of industries: chemicals, steelmaking, petro-chemicals, railways, ports, inland waterways, cement, mines and quarries, the production of conventional, renewable and nuclear energy…

John Cockerill Services also designs and supplies certain pieces of new industrial equipment, components and sub-assemblies (shunting locomotives, gearboxes, reducers, butterfly valves, diesel engines…) along with spare parts.

John Cockerill Services has the support of an interconnected network of local intervention units, along with specialized workshops and engineering offices. It has installations in Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Brazil, New Caledonia and Africa. It operates on an ad hoc basis in the Middle East.

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Ahlers Logistics

Ahlers Logistics has been helping clients with one common goal; finding the best solutions that fit our customers’ profile perfectly.  We enable our customers to stay focused on their core business by creating and managing innovative solutions which add value and solve their supply chain challenges in complex environment. 


Founded in 1909 in the Port of Antwerp, Ahlers Logistics operates in 3 regions (Europe, CIS, Asia) helping customers to drive future growth in complex markets, Ahlers Logistics is a family-owned company, 3rd generation Ahlers-Leysen, headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium, supported by a worldwide partner network and offices in key locations.

Originally, Ahlers Logistics started as agency operations. Bureau Maritime H.D opened in Antwerp and became one of Antwerp’s leading shipping agencies in the 1930s. In 1952 Mr. André Leysen, son-in-law of Herwig Ahlers joined Ahlers and became chairman in 1963. In the sixties and seventies, Ahlers Logistics transformed from an agency to ship management. They acquired two ice-class ships for the liner service to Finland. Ahlers also entered the liner trade to the USSR (via Latvian ports) and Sweden. Ship management activities were developed for a fleet of reefer ships and bulk carriers ordered at Belgian yards. From the eighties until today, Ahlers Logistics continued to extend their international footprint across Europe, the CIS and Asia.

For more than 110 years Ahlers has been helping customers all over the world. Ahlers is part of the AXE Group which also includes Xylos (an ICT service provider), AXE Investments (an investment company), and Agidens (automatization projects). Consolidated accounts of Ahlers’ parent company Anacom bvba are available on request. Anacom bvba is a holding company controlled by Christian Leysen, Executive Chairman.

We provide state-of-the-art logistics support in sustainable supply chain management, warehousing, projects, and machinery logistics, secured transport, trade logistics, after-sales services, and data analytics.

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Hoan My

Hoan My is committed to excellence in clinical practice, education and research, providing first-rate care. Our healthcare network includes more than 2,900 operating beds across 14 hospitals and 7 clinics.

Over our 26-year history, Hoan My has built a strong reputation for delivering affordable, high-quality, patient-centric healthcare. We take pride in striving to improve the quality of healthcare in Vietnam, contributing to the prosperity and well-being of our nation. Hoan My employs over 5,500 staff and accommodated over 5 million outpatient visits last year.

Our vision is to become the national healthcare champion and most trusted healthcare brand in Vietnam, with the mission to advance the health and well-being of all Vietnamese people, through a network of innovative and integrated patient-centric healthcare clusters in large cities.

DEEP C industrial zones

DEEP C Industrial Zones is a Belgian developer and operator of an industrial zone and port infrastructure cluser in Haiphong and Quang Ninh province – the most dynamic growth region in North Vietnam

Our story began in 1997 with the development of DEEP C Haiphong I (formerly known as Dinh Vu Industrial Zone), a collaboration between Belgian investor Rent-A-Port and Haiphong People’s Committee.

Over the past 24 years, it has constantly expanded to three industrial zones in Haiphong and two in Quang Ninh, forming DEEP C Industrial zone cluster covering 3,400 hectares at the epicenter of the region’s manufacturing and infrastructure boom, with close proximity to the international airport, deep seaport, and extended expressway network.

Financial Times’s Interview:

THP’s Interview:

DeepC – Eco-industrial park

Investment wave