Vanderlande celebrates 65 years of success

April 29, 2014

Veghel, 29 April 2014 - This year Vanderlande celebrates its 65th anniversary. Over the past sixty-five years, the company has grown from an equipment manufacturer into an industry leader of automated material handling solutions. Vanderlande attributes its continued success to a skilled and talented work force and a commitment and dedication to quality performance and customer satisfaction. Govert Hamers, President and CEO of Vanderlande: "We are extremely proud of this achievement, a very solid foundation for more decades of industry excellence.”


Vanderlande was founded in 1949 by mr. Eddie van der Lande, an entrepreneur who seized opportunities whenever possible. Over the years the company expanded internationally with locations in numerous countries and staff from a wide variety of cultures and backgrounds. In the sixty-five years since the foundation, Vanderlande established a firm foothold and gained extensive experience in several rapidly developing markets. The company is currently operating in over one hundred countries, managing several hundred projects simultaneously. In honor of the company’s 65th anniversary, Vanderlande will organize several events for their stakeholders. To emphasize the liveliness and to show that it is moving toward the future, Vanderlande recently launched a new, modernized logo. This logo, together with a new visual identity, represents the company’s entrepreneurial spirit and drive to win. The new pay off "Driven to move you" supports Vanderlande’s ambition to deliver the best-valued material handling solutions to their customers. More information is available via


The employees of Vanderlande possess knowledge and competences that are of crucial importance for the success of the company. Innovative ideas find their way into products, software, ergonomics and sustainable solutions. “They deliver our customers the best-valued material handling solutions. We look forward to the coming years and continue to demonstrate growth, entrepreneurship and an innate ability to improve our customers’ competitiveness”, says Govert Hamers.