Esveha at the Rijksweg 512-514.
Photo: Department for city development


NV Esveha is an old Jewish family company with a long history in Den Haag. The name comes from the founder, mr. Ph. Simons who started a carton factory in 1878 on the Stille Veerkade in Den Haag. From the first the company kept growing and soon it needed more space. It was decided to build a completely new factory outside the center of the city. A plot of land was bought bought at was then the Rijswijkseweg. Notwithstanding the shortages due to the war, the construction went well and on 1July 1916 there was an official opening of the paper and office supply company NV Esveha.