VDL Enabling Technologies Group

VDL Enabling Technologies Group


  • Company profile

    VDL Enabling Technologies Group is a tier-one contract manufacturing partner, operating world-wide.

    Our customers are leading high-tech Original Equipment Manufacturing companies and users of advanced production lines.

    Our goal is to outperform customer expectations in delivering mechatronic solutions.

    We have built our track record in the following markets: semiconductor capital equipment, thin film deposition equipment for photovolaic solar systems, analytical instruments, medical systems, aerospace & defense parts and systems and mechanisation projects.

    Our services include prototyping, the prime activity for VDL ETG Research, customer specific factory automation projects, the focus of VDL ETG Projects and series manufacturing of ‘high-mix low-volume’ products, daily business in all other VDL ETG locations.

    Under the Philips flag we developed to become a worldwide supplier of advanced mechanical components, modules and complete systems. Inclusion in VDL Groep offers us even more opportunities for global leadership.

    We are committed to supporting our customers wherever they have manufacturing facilities. Our sites in Eindhoven and Almelo (the Netherlands), Singapore and Suzhou (China) are testimony to this.

  • History

    1900 The company is established as Philips Machine Factories. We have over 100 years experience in the development and manufacturing of advanced production lines for products ranging from light-bulbs to displays.

    1980 With the growth of Philips’ activities in the sector Science & Industry we developed to a mechatronic system manufacturing partner. Relationships with current OEM companies like ASML and FEI originate from the co-operation within the Philips company in these days.

    1990 The Philips Machine Factories develop to become a global player, offering integrated solutions to Philips and to other customers.

    2000 The name of the company was changed into Philips Enabling Technologies Group.

    2006 VDL Groep acquires the company. VDL Groep consists of over 77 manufacturing companies. VDL Enabling Technologies Group continues its development with the support of a strong and committed parent.

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