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History

afbeelding Establishment of Hordijk
Establishment of Hordijk
In 1922, Groeneveld Hordijk establishes his own Hordijk carpentry in Berkel en Rodenrijs. Through his network, Groeneveld had good contact with horticulturists. For them, he specialised in wooden packaging for the horticultural sector.
afbeelding Acquisition of the Delft factory
Acquisition of the Delft factory
In 1946, Groeneveld expands his business. He takes over a manufacturer of wooden greenhouse building materials and wooden packaging located in Delft.
afbeelding Acquisition Zaandam
Acquisition Zaandam
The business continues to grow. A new acquisition follows in 1954. Groeneveld takes over a manufacturer of wooden packaging in Zaandam.
afbeelding The start of thermoforming
The start of thermoforming
Wood as a raw material is replaced in Zaandam in 1966. A beginning is made with extrusion and the production of thermoformed plastic packaging.
afbeelding The start of greenhouse construction
The start of greenhouse construction
In 1969, Hordijk expands within the horticultural sector: they start with supplying greenhouse systems. In cooperation with Voskamp and Vrijland, Alcomij is established. A new challenge begins: Alcomij produces greenhouses made from aluminium and steel, and no longer from wood.
afbeelding Delft switches to EPS
Delft switches to EPS
In 1969, the branch in Delft switches to EPS for the production of packaging.
afbeelding Alcomij 100% Hordijk
Alcomij 100% Hordijk
Changes at Alcomij. In 1985, Hordijk acquires 100% of the shares in Alcomij.
afbeelding Hordijk Group 75 years
Hordijk Group 75 years
In 1997, the Hordijk Group celebrates its 75th anniversary. The Group already has 300 employees, who reach a yearly turnover of more than 125 million guilders.
afbeelding The opening of DC Zaandam
The opening of DC Zaandam
In 1999, the new 6.700m2 distribution centre is opened on the Schellingweg.
afbeelding Acquisition Zevenhuizen
Acquisition Zevenhuizen
In 2007, the injection moulding and extrusion blow moulding factory in Zevenhuizen is acquired.
afbeelding Closure of the Berkel branch
Closure of the Berkel branch
The branch in Berkel and Rodenrijs is closed in 2007. This was the place where it all began back in 1922. It also marks the end of 85 years of production of wooden packaging and products.
afbeelding Opening of a second factory
Opening of a second factory
Hordijk Verpakkingen opens a second production site on the Daalderweg in Zaandam.
afbeelding Completion of the new factory
Completion of the new factory
In 2020, the new and sustainable production site is opened. The 25.000m2 factory is the second establishment for Hordijk Verpakkingen on the Daalderweg in Zaandam.

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