VDL Group

VDL Staalservice has been part of VDL Groep since 1993.

VDL Groep is an international industrial company that focuses on the development, production and sale of semi-finished products, buses & coaches and other finished products as well as the assembly of passenger cars. A total of 105 operating companies spread over 19 countries, that employ more than 15,000 people form part of this family business.

From its head office in Eindhoven, VDL Groep supports its operating companies which operate independently and are responsible for their own results. This unique structure of small companies ensures that the companies together form a strong team, each based on their own specialism. By cooperating, this team of VDL companies can offer high levels of continuity and flexibility.

In the field of subcontracting, VDL is a leader in metalworking, mechatronic systems and module construction, plastics processing and surface treatment. The automotive assembly division includes the production of passenger cars for third parties. The bus and coach division consists of chassis & chassis modules, coaches, public transport buses, mini & midi buses, special vehicles and used buses. The finished products division is comprehensive: suspension systems for the automotive industry, heating, cooling and ventilation systems, production automation systems, systems for the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, systems for the agricultural sector, sunbeds, roof boxes, container handling systems, waste processing vehicles, cigar and packaging machines, components for bulk handling and extraction installations and systems for explosion and fire protection. 

VDL Groep has a flat organisational structure with short policy lines. Permanent attention is paid to strengthening the existing no-nonsense culture, in which informal, personal and open communication prevails. The company culture is characterised by the common VDL motto:

"Strength through cooperation"