VDL Group acquires TBP Electronics

VDL Groep strengthens its position as an industrial partner in electronics. The family business with its head office in Eindhoven has acquired TBP Electronics. The core competencies of tbp are assembly and production services of electronics for, among others, the industrial, medical and telecom sectors, important sectors in which VDL is already active.

tbp electronics is a profitable company with 133 employees, accounts for more than 30 million euros in sales per year and is located in Dirksland (South Holland) and at Brainport Industries Campus in Eindhoven. At the head office on Goeree-Overflakkee, the extensive automated production process takes place, in Eindhoven the engineering and design of the test equipment. The company assembles and supplies so-called printed circuit board assemblies (PCAs), circuit boards with electronic components. Widening portfolio
President-director Willem van der Leegte of VDL Groep: “We have the ambition to be a one-stop-shop-industrial partner.

With the activities of TBP in our ranks, we are taking a significant step forward in the field of electronics assembly. We assume that the combination with especially our activities in the field of high-quality mechanics offers added value for our customers. In addition, TBP is active in many industries in which VDL is also active, such as semicon, medical, telecom and defence.”

tbp founder Ton Plooy (70): “It is fantastic that VDL Groep is the result of our search for a suitable company to take over. VDL meets our requirements and wishes in the broadest sense of the word. In particular, the presence of VDL Groep in the high-quality manufacturing industry and the fact that VDL is a Dutch family business appeals to us and that fits perfectly with our company culture. The continuity of TBP Electronics is guaranteed.”

Ton Plooy will remain involved in TBP for another year as part of the transfer. Joost van Haperen (35) has been appointed director of TBP Electronics. Van Haperen has worked at VDL Steelweld for nine years, and has been responsible for project management and engineering.
about tbp electronics

As an electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company, TBP Electronics offers integrated services in the field of so-called printed circuit board assemblies (PCAs). Design optimization in the areas of malleability, testability, delivery flexibility and cost, clients benefit from the highest product value and best value of ownership, resulting in maximum production efficiency and maximum quality. tbp stands for the business of perfection.

The strength of TBP lies in its involvement in the earliest design stage. The company is also able to quickly build prototypes and is a specialist in supply chain management, smart industry, test engineering and cabinet construction.

With more than 130 employees, TBP has been ready for clients in a wide range of sectors for more than 40 years: semiconductor, industrial, oil & gas, construction, telecom and ICT, media and entertainment, medical, aerospace, smart farming, shipping, defence and offshore. The company has all the necessary certifications regarding quality, process control, environment, medical field, defense and aerospace. tbp is located in Dirksland on Goeree-Overflakkee (ZH) and at Brainport Industries Campus in Eindhoven. Click on this link to download photos.

More information: www.tbp.nl.