About OTB-Engineering

Although Out of the box Engineering has been active in the engineering world for a over a decade, advising clients and optimizing automation processes, we have entered a new startup fase with our own product. 

Rene De Ren

– Automation engineer-

Rene started his career as piping – stress Engineer. He has since built up 8 years of professional experience in the chemical industry and 5 years of experience in the water sewage purification industry. Predominantly active in engineering and operations, he evolved from process engineer, project engineer, project manager, automation and IT engineer.
Driven by his passion to turn ideas into practical applications, he started in 2018 to develop a new revolutionary idea that machine learning / AI could be put in realtime PLC control and create a truly unique way of controlling machines in the most efficient way.

Mart Baelemans

– Process engineer-

Mart is working as Project Engineer Sustainable Energy in the renewable energy production and storage branche. Since 3 years he has a masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, focussing on energy and fluid dynamics. Since 2021 he is accompaniying Rene on further developing and optimizing a way of drasticly reducing energy consumption in industry, without costly changes on production sites.

Yves De Graeve

– Business analist / Aspirant engineer –

Yves is currently working in a logistic company, where his main tasks are budget control, problem-solving and in-depth understanding of business procedures. Becoming an entrepreneur has always been in his blood. From an early age, he has always seen his parent’s doing business. Thus, he wants to help and assist the company where his expertise is put to the test. He has a great fascination with technology and energy conservation and is a fast learner.