VOM is a network organization with around 260 companies specialized in surface treatments.

Beyond treatment of surfaces

Our members are clients, integrated companies, contracting firms, suppliers, control-and expert bodies, scientific institutions, etc.

Our aim is to provide general and technical information about all disciplines in surface treatment, as well as representing our sector to the industry and government. 


  • The promotion of the technology "surface treatment"
  • Transmission of technical knowledge and information to companies and agencies
  • Defending the interests of the industry to public authorities
  • To be a personal contact for the industry

Board of Directors 2023

The Board of Directors for the year 2023 consists of the following people:

  • Voorzitter: Ives De Saeger, P41
  • Ondervoorzitter: Kris Deferme, Zinq
  • Penningmeester: Peter Heymans, Haug Chemie
  • Secretaris: Vincent Peters, V Coat


  • Ludo Appels, Compri Coating Services
  • François-Xavier Holvoet, Chimiderouil
  • Thomas Jeurissen, MVT
  • Alex Laureyns, RAL
  • Philippe Legros, OCAS
  • Noah Nzuamo, Infrabel
  • Frank Verhoye, CNH
  • Stefan Verreyken, Sabca