The Finished products division consists of the following sectors:
Production automation systems
Production automation is held in great regard at VDL. VDL Steelweld is a full-service supplier specialising in the development, engineering and turnkey delivery of customer-specific, robotised production systems for the assembly of body parts for the automotive industry.
The company also carries out product development, engineering and series production of special machines, mechatronic modules and systems, industrial vehicles and Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs).
VDL Weweler is a developer and manufacturer of leaf and parabolic springs and air suspension systems for the automotive sector (trucks, trailers and buses). Manufacturing is fully automated.
For the OEM market, Weweler offers air suspension systems through Kanban deliveries. For the aftermarket, all the springs are available from stock.
Special shaped pusher axles and tag axles, including air suspension systems, axle lift and electro-hydraulic steering systems are supplied for the truck and bus market.
Container handling systems and waste collection systems
VDL Containersystemen develops, manufactures and sells hydraulic container handling systems (hook lift, skip loader and cable systems), container trailers and containers for trucks, trailers and agricultural vehicles. Spreaders are also manufactured for the handling of heavy sea containers. A worldwide network of local partners provides service and aftersales support.
The company also develops and manufactures Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs) for the handling of containers in ports and terminals.
VDL Translift develops, produces, assembles and sales waste collection systems. This VDL company has its own line of innovative side-loader systems for optimisation of collection from above ground and underground refuse containers.
Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems
VDL Klima and VDL Delmas develop and manufacture heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems. These systems for heat transfer and ventilation are used for energy production and conversion in the shipping industry, the agricultural market and in the food industry.
VDL KTI develops and manufactures separation modules for the oil, gas and petrochemical industry. Large workpieces are turned and milled on a CNC carousel-type turning machine.
VDL PMB-UVA manufactures production machines for the packaging industries.
For the cigar industry, VDL PMB-UVA operates under the brand name PMB Tobacco. As well as manufacturing cigar machines, the company also sells upgrade kits and carries out reconditioning and overhaul of existing machines.
Under the brand name UVA Packaging, VDL PMB-UVA is a world player in the production of vertical forming, filling and sealing packaging machines for the food, snack, grain, animal feed and detergent sectors.
Systems for the agricultural sector
In cooperation with the VDL companies from the Subcontracting division, VDL Agrotech develops and manufactures complete automated stall systems for the intensive poultry and pig-breeding markets.
VDL Agrotech also develops slurry drying tunnels and drying tunnels for industrial drying activities.
Explosion protection and bulk handling
VDL Industrial Products supplies complete systems for the fire and explosion protection of industrial processes. Components for extraction installations and material transport are also manufactured for these industrial processes.
Sunbeds and roof boxes
VDL Hapro operates in the leisure market in the sectors Beauty & wellness and Travel. For the Beauty & wellness sector, VDL Hapro develops and manufactures sunbeds for the professional and consumer markets. The company also develops and manufactures skin treatment equipment.
For the Travel sector, roof boxes, roof and bicycle carriers and the related accessories are developed and produced in-house.
In 2017 VDL Hapro launched a new product group: a water filter for swimming pools and ponds. These water filters use short-wave UV light to control algae and bacteria, thereby reducing the use of chlorine.