VDL Groep

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VDL Groep
Type Private
Industry Diversified Manufacturing
Founded 1953 by Pieter Van Der Leegte
Headquarters Eindhoven, Netherlands
Revenue Increase 1.1 billion (2007)
Operating income Increase €87.9 million (2007)
Net income Increase €64.1 million (2007)
Employees 7,321
Website www.vdlgroep.nl

Established in 1953, the VDL Groep is an international industrial and manufacturing company. From its head office in Eindhoven, Netherlands, VDL supervises its subsidiaries, which have a high level of autonomy and responsibility for results.

The bus and coach division consists of coaches, public transport buses, chassis modules, second-hand buses and mini & midi buses. The finished products sector is extensive: suspension systems for the automotive industry, production automation systems, heating, cooling and air-technical systems, systems for the oil, gas and petrochemical industry, sunbeds and roof boxes, container handling equipment, systems for the agricultural sector, cigar-making and packaging machines, production systems for optical media and medical systems.

VDL companies[edit]

  • VDL Berkhof - bus and coach builder in Valkenswaard.
  • VDL Bova - a luxury coachbuilder based in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Jonckheere - a motor coach and bus builder in Roeselare, Belgium
  • VDL Bus Chassis - bus builder which originated from the bus-building business of DAF.
  • VDL Nedcar - a brand independent car manufacturing plant in Born

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