Looking back, looking ahead!
Interview with managing director Chris Kooijman
Celebrating Eco Outdoor’s 10th anniversary is a great moment to reflect on the last 10 years and discuss what might be ahead for the company. We interviewed Chris Kooijman and asked how he looks back on 10 years Eco Outdoor.
Where did it all begin?
I have always dreamt of starting my own company, but you need to come across an idea or product you believe in. Back in 2005, I learned about artificial grass
for landscaping. Soon after
How has Eco Outdoor developed over the years?
We initially focussed on artificial grass for the residential market. In the first few
How did the scope of projects change?
It is great to see that the solutions we provide are
How has Eco Outdoor become an established name in the Malaysian market?
Looking back, I truly believe that the strength of our brand is based on the relationships we have developed with our clients. Many of our clients have been with us from the start. This gives us confidence that our solutions and way of working are valued. Each time that we are offered more complex and challenging projects, we grow and learn, and are challenged to come up with new and better solutions
Our partners Royal Grass and Atlantis have supported us from the moment we have started working together. Both partners offer high quality and innovative products and keep on improving their products based on the feedback they get from us and others in the partner community. The latest introduction of the Atlantis Gro-Wall® Slim Line system (picture on the left) is a great example of this, as well as the products Royal Grass has introduced in the area of school fields and playgrounds.
In the next 5 years, the scale and complexity of our projects will keep on growing. For each