Rino Trading Company was founded by Tom van Ewijk at the age of 22. He made a job out of his hobby. He started in 1981 with a 10 year old Bedford van, visiting clients and selling the goods out of that same van.

He became Twin Air and Putoline distributor for Belgium and builded his first 120 m2 warehouse in 1984 to move over to a 2.800 m2 warehouse where he became distributor for UFO Plast, Regina chain, Vertex Piston, Reikon, Braking products, One industries and many other brands.