VDL Groep, with its head office in Eindhoven, is an international industrial company devoted to the development, production and sale of semi-finished products, buses and other finished products, and the assembly of passenger cars. Since its foundation in 1953, the family-run business has grown into a corporation consisting of 105 operating companies spread across 19 countries, employing around 15,000 people and generating an annual turnover of € 5.780 billion in 2019. The strength of VDL Groep lies in the mutual cooperation between the companies.
In the subcontracting sector, VDL is a leader in metalworking, mechatronic systems and module construction, plastics processing and surface treatments. The car assembly division includes the production of passenger cars for third parties. The bus division consists of chassis & chassis modules, coaches, public transport buses, mini & midi buses, special vehicles and used buses. The end products division is comprehensive: suspension systems for the automotive industry, heated, cooled and ventilation technology installations, production automation systems, installations for the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, systems for the agricultural sector, tanning beds, roof boxes, container handling systems, waste collection systems, cigars - and packaging machines, components for bulk handling and extraction systems and systems for explosion and fire protection.