On Sunday, April 25, 2021, Museum ‘t Oude Slot in Veldhoven was the recording location for the NPO Radio 1 program’ Dijkstra en Evenblij ter plekke’. One of the topics was ASML’s success and the arrival of many thousands of expats in the region, including Meerhoven.

Guests in the broadcast were ED journalist Harrie Verrijt, city researcher Tijs van den Boomen (author of the book “Slim Zand”) and Sultan Solak, director of primary school ‘t Slingertouw. They talk about the influence of chip machine manufacturer ASML on the region. The broadcast can be listened to and viewed via the NPO website (in Dutch) or the video below.

Photo: Melvin van Liebergen/L-Mount media