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Vanderlande is a market-leading, global partner for future-proof logistic process automation in the warehousing, airports and parcel sectors. Its extensive portfolio of integrated solutions – innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services – results in the realization of fast, reliable and efficient automation technology.

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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

Nine of the 15 largest global food retailers rely on Vanderlande’s efficient and reliable solutions. Our market-leading baggage handling systems are capable of moving over 4 billion pieces of baggage around the world per year. These are active in more than 600 airports, including 12 of the world’s top 20. More than 52 million parcels are sorted by our systems every day, which have been installed for the world’s leading parcel handling companies.

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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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Annual report

Here you can find the annual report of FY2018.

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Policies & 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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