We are Wafilin Systems

We are full circle membrane application specialists

Wafilin Systems brings over 40 years of experience in designing specialized membrane-based solutions for high-efficiency applications in the food & beverages, textile and dairy industries. It is our mission to deliver unique technology concepts to reduce the costs of complex processes and unlock hidden values for higher profitability and growth.

We help companies to integrate effective membrane process technologies to:

We provide turnkey services encompassing the full range of support with best technical knowledge, which includes R&D, feasibility studies, pilot testing in our laboratories or at location, process design, and delivery of membrane filtration units and systems.

Our long withstanding experience and record of accomplishment will provide you the best support and partnership to achieve the desired technical and productivity gains.

Project meeting Wafilin
Testing system in lab
Engineer Vincent of Wafilin Systems

Meet the team

Full circle: it’s all about our people

Henk <br> Schonewille


Harry <br>van Dalfsen

van Dalfsen

Technical Director
Jos <br>van Dalfsen

van Dalfsen

R&D Manager
Geeske <br> Schaap-Oosterhof


Office Manager
Eric <br> van der Wal

van der Wal

Technical Sales Engineer
Thomas <br> Roersma


Manager Technology
Esli<br> van Dieren

van Dieren

Junior Researcher
Erwin <br> Blauw


Technical Sales Engineer
Ruth <br> Rottiné


Marketing & Communication Manager
Gerbrand <br> Siegersma


Account Manager
Jelmer <br> de Wal

de Wal

Intern Food Technology
Rick van der Kooi

Rick van der Kooi

Intern International Business & Management Studies
Emile Lammers

Emile Lammers

Junior Technical Sales Engineer
Robert van der Veen

Robert van der Veen

Project Engineer


The combined expertise of our team is the foundation of our company. Over the past decades, we have grown as a company and converted many innovative ideas into successful solutions for our clients.


Wafilin Systems merges with Hydrasyst UK ltd. The alliance is a good fit with the growth strategy of both companies. In addition to the merger of the companies, Mr. Henk Schonewille was appointed CEO of Wafilin Systems.


Wafilin BV and Westra RVS combined their strengths under the flag of Wafilin Systems. Through their cooperation the expertise of Wafilin in membrane applications were combined with high quality products from stainless steel and aluminum produced by Westra RVS.


After 20 years of working in the membrane industry, Harry van Dalfsen started his own company and reintroduced Wafilin BV. Harry provided his expertise in membrane solutions with a strong focus on Food & Beverage and Dairy Industry.


Wafilin was taken over by Stork Friesland and moved to Gorredijk. From that time on, Wafilin operated under the identity of Stork.


Wafilin was founded by Wavin, Shell and WMO. Their mission was to develop membrane technology applied in the water industry. Harry van Dalfsen started his career at Wafilin.

By transferring my knowledge and experience to our young and motivated team, we ensure the continuity of our mission to contribute to the circular economy with our innovative membrane solutions.

— Henk Schonewille
CEO Wafilin Systems B.V.

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