VDW Constructie Introduction

VDW Construction is active in the construction of Agricultural machinery, mainly food and mixers almost 40 years. VDW is a name known as " affordable quality tailored to the customer ." VDW now has the most experience in cribs , mixing bowls and mixers in Belgium . We are also strong in various machines for straw and sawdust distribution. Besides these agriculture -oriented products , we also specialize in various mixing and dispensing machines for the industry. Subscribe to our newsletter , you can always take advantage of the latest news.

History

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  • 1978-1995

    1978-1995

    After making transport boxes, spring tines and soil rippers, Adrien Van de Walle started as a dealer in tractors and agricultural machinery.

    1978
    Production of the first successful product: the silage cutting machine with cutting chain. Recruitment of the first staff: Erwin Willems.
    Launch of the fodder bucket with discharge auger.

    1984
    Relocation to bigger premises at No. 7 Hoekje, about 1 km from the old workplace. Conversion from sole proprietorship into a private limited liability company (BVBA). Purchase of a plate shear and bending machine.

    1988
    Development of a mixing bucket.

    1995
    The mixing buckets became increasingly large, this evolved into a self-silage-cutting mixer wagon with a capacity of 5 m³.

  • 1995-2006

    1995-2006

    1995
    Son Andy begins at the company.

    1999
    First tests with straw blowers.
    Further development in soil preparation machinery, including seedbed combinations.
    VDW is taken over by Erwin Willems and Andy Van de Walle.

    2004
    Development of Mixer Wing for quicker mixing. 

  • 2007-2010

    2007-2010

    2007
    30th anniversary celebrations. Successful open day and evening weekend, 2500 visitors.
    Purchase of first 3D program.

    2007
    Development of vertical mixing bucket.

    2009
    Relocation of the company to a production area of ​​8000 m² in Kapellestraat.
    Silver Horseshoe awarded for our straw cutter.
    Purchase of a large high-definition plasma cutter. (2.5 m x 14 m) 

  • 2010-...

    2010-...

    2010
    Introduction of two-component paint for treatment of the machinery. A computerised paint mixing system that can always maintain the correct proportions was purchased for the purpose.

    2011
    Development and inclusion of silage distributors in the range.

    2012
    Purchase of 2 additional footbridges for the workshop.
    Expansion of the 3D program around a PDM system (data management), in order to keep up with increasingly rapid developments and various custom work.

    2013
    Purchase of a 2nd plasma cutter.
    Development of the ‘potato transferrer'.

    2014
    Launch of the revamped website.
    22 VDW Employees look to the future positively!