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Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports.  The company is also a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses and in the parcel market.

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Toyota Industries Corporation

Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) concluded an agreement to acquire Vanderlande from the company’s previous owner NPM Capital and other minority shareholders in 2017. Having celebrated its 90th anniversary the previous year, the company comprises four business sectors: automotive assembly and key components; material handling; third-party logistics; and textile machinery. Material handling represents around half of TICO’s total business.

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The origins of Vanderlande lie in the Dutch town of Veghel, where Eddie van der Lande established the company in 1949. His family initially refurbished and later produced machines for the textile industry, before moving into the manufacture of hoisting apparatus, cranes and conveyor belts for bulky materials and barrels of oil.

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Facts and Figures

Vanderlande’s baggage handling systems are capable of moving over 4 billion pieces of baggage around the world per year. Its systems are active in 600 airports including 12 of the world’s top 20.

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Social and technological developments change at an ever-increasing speed. By placing the triple bottom line commitment to people, planet and profit at the heart of its strategy, Vanderlande has made sustainability a key principle of its activities.

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Operating internationally means strong competition. Continuous innovation is the key to winning in a world that is changing faster than ever, which is why it is essential for Vanderlande to develop cutting-edge solutions. That is where the company’s R&D department comes in, with 200 people developing the necessary hardware and software in-house.

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Policies and certificates

Here you can find our policies; Privacy Statement, Cookie Policy, Good Business, Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, Tax Policy, Gender Pay Gap Report and European Union.

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To further enhance its offering to customers, Vanderlande recognises the need to continually invest in the development of new products, systems and services. To achieve this, the company has identified and acquired a number of suitable partners to help further develop its products, expand its portfolio, and increase its manufacturing capabilities.

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