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October 09, 2014 Vanderlande named as Best Employer in Production and Industry

Veghel, 09 October 2014 – Vanderlande was named as the Best Employer for the Production and Industry category in The Netherlands. This notable achievement for the supplier of automated material handling systems was reinforced by the accolade of finishing third in the national category for companies with “more than 1,000 employees”, thanks to an impressive rating of 8.1 for overall employee satisfaction.

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Category: Corporate

October 08, 2014 Vanderlande acquires Smatec GmbH

Vanderlande has announced the acquisition of Smatec GmbH with immediate effect as a key part of its ongoing strategy of profitable growth. The takeover of the German company extends Vanderlande’s product portfolio and creates a knowledge centre for new product development in its key markets.

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Category: Corporate

September 29, 2014 FEM presents its midterm vision and re-elects Jan van der Velden as President

FEM presented its midterm vision & strategy at the occasion of its 35th Congress on 18-19 September in York (United Kingdom). On 19th September, FEM General Assembly unanimously re-elected Jan van der Velden, Vanderlande Industries, as President for the period 2014-2016. Christophe Lautray, CSO of Linde Material Handling, was elected Vice-President of FEM. John Meale, Thorworld Industries, remains Past President. Thanking his colleagues for his re-election, Jan van der Velden said: “I feel very honoured by your trust. Be assured I will carry out the mission you are giving me with the same energy and commitment.”

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Category: Corporate

July 31, 2014 Vanderlande updates Cardiff’s baggage handling system

A long term partnership that will see significant improvements to the baggage handling system at Cardiff Airport has been agreed between the airport and Vanderlande Industries UK Ltd, the UK subsidiary of the world’s leading baggage handling systems provider.

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Category: Airports

July 28, 2014 Success leads to partnership

The FÖRCH group continues to grow and has decided to build a second logistics centre in Neuenstadt am Kocher. Based on the existing successful and long-standing collaboration, Vanderlande has again been selected as the general contractor intralogistics.

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Category: Parts and components, Warehousing