About DSPE

The Dutch Society for Precision Engineering (DSPE) is a professional community for precision engineers: from scientists to craftsmen, employed from laboratories to workshops, from multinationals to small companies and universities.

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What makes membership of DSPE unique

  • The only community in the field of precision engineering in the Netherlands with its own journal Mikroniek.
  • Active since 1954!
  • Members receive six times a year a free journal Mikroniek (international magazine on precision enginering). Every new member gets free editorial publicity in Mikroniek.
  • Networking events with others in the profession, such few times a year Precision in Business (PiB) day, the two-yearly Optics & Opto-Mechanics week and the two-yearly DSPE Conference on Precision Mechatronics.
  • Special Interest Groups on Optics and Opto-Mechatronics and Thermomechanics.
  • Member benefits at fairs, conferences and for training programmes, such as the five-day Opto-Mechatronics Summer School, LiS Academy Summer School on the manufacturability of metal precision components, Precision Fair and High-Tech Systems event.Four Awards for promoting precision engineering.
  • Four Awards for promoting precision engineering.
  • Young Precision Network for engineers, who just started their working career and want to build a network.
  • CPE program

Joining the DSPE

If you are interested in joining the DSPE, you can download the form below.

Download registration form

If you would like to ask a question, feel free to use the contact form.


Mikroniek April 2019: Thermal control

The April issue of Mikroniek features the theme of thermal control. Today, thermomechanics is crucial for successfully designing precision systems, especially optical systems – DSPE runs a Special Interest Group...

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