Subcontracting division

The Subcontracting division of VDL Groep includes a large number of supply companies that manufacture high-quality products from metal and plastic. Each company has its own specialisation and makes optimum use of the collaboration with the sister companies in the group. In this way, VDL has every necessary discipline at its disposal. The focus is on versatile and flexible capacity, short turnaround times, cost reduction and outstanding value for money. VDL continuously strives to improve its efficiency through robotisation and automation.


The Subcontracting division consists of the following sectors:

HAASVDL004.jpgVDL Groep can handle practically any metalworking process, from iron casting and sheet metal and construction work, robot welding, pipe bending and laser cutting, through to laser welding, water jet cutting and ultra-precision lathe and milling work. Moreover, all metal-cutting operations such as turning, drilling, milling and bending are performed completely automatically. The company continuously invests in the most advanced machinery and the optimisation of production processes.

  • Development
  • Engineering / Design
  • Mould development and production
  • Iron casting
  • Prototype building
  • Production
  • Assemblage
  • Testing
  • Installation and service
  • Supply Chain Management

VDL is a worldwide player in the supply of complex and innovative mechatronic systems. The company develops and produces both parts and modules as well as complete systems for high-tech production equipment, analysis and medical systems. VDL can be entrusted with the entire process from product design, value engineering, supply chain management and parts manufacture through to (cleanroom) assembly and aftercare.

  • Market research
  • Product and process development
  • Project management
  • Electrical engineer/mechatronic assembly
  • Functional testing
  • Logistic supply chain management
  • Vacuum applications
  • Precisioning in the nano range
  • Cleanroom assembly
  • Handling systems
  • High accuracies
  • High positioning speeds
  • Process validations

Kunststofonderdeel-op-een-spuitgietmachine-van-VDL-Kunststoffen.jpgThe VDL companies within the plastics sector offer their customers total solutions, from product development and the production of semi-manufactured goods through to the assembly of complex composite systems. We are also capable of the post handling of products (polishing, gluing, welding, printing, painting and chrome coating).

Spuitlakken-bij-VDL-Laktechniek-in-Eindhoven.jpgVDL is a specialist in shot blasting, zinc phosphating, cataphoresis painting, powder coating and wet coating, assembly and warehousing. The group also operates a manual shot blasting booth and an automated continuous shot blasting booth with twelve turbines. VDL has a fully automatic cataphoresis and powder coating line, including zinc phosphating pre-treatment.