NPK is a Dutch company, founded in 1978. Its co-founders were Wolfram Peters (b. 1952, The Netherlands) and Peter Krouwel (b. 1952, The Netherlands; partner until 2003). Also associated with the company are Janwillem Bouwknegt (b. 1973; became partner in 2006); Bruno Ninaber van Eyben (b. 1950; partner from 1985–97); Jos Oberdorf (b. 1962; became partner in 1998); Detlef Rhein (b. 1969; joined in 2001, became partner in 2006); Herman van der Vegt (b. 1968; became partner in 2006); and Jan Witte (b. 1966; became partner in 1998). NPK’s work includes furniture and product design, for such clients as UMS Pastoe.
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