About Us

We are a versatile and modern machine factory, founded in 1964 in Denekamp, The Netherlands. We focus on production companies that constantly strive for production improvements and require tailor-made solutions. For these companies, we develop, build, modify and maintain special purpose machines, installations, tooling and components.

Our own design department is happy to assist you in finding innovative solutions to your technical challenges, or in optimising your existing designs. Combined with our executing disciplines, our company is able to completely realise special purpose projects, from the first idea up to the installation and maintenance. We have a great number of in-house metalwork skills. You can find a specification of our machinery through the link Machine List.

History

Taking matters in one’s own hands. Starting with this philosophy, B.J.J. Westerhof started production from the family farm in 1964. Much has happened since.

After the first production hall, the expansion of the company came only a year later - doubling the facilities. Marcel Westerhof, son of the company’s founder, took over the business from his father in 1998. In late 2007, we realised the 5th thorough renovation. This last overhaul especially concerned improvements that benefit the customers. 

For instance, the reception has been improved by building a spacious parking facility in front of the building, and we created some very nice reception rooms. The building now also truly reflects the quality that the customers have come to expect from Machinefabriek Westerhof: innovation, reliability, durability and above all attractive finishings. We expanded the 

Expanding the activities

In its early years, Machinefabriek Westerhof only provided construction works. Nowadays, the company executes complete projects - from engineering to the necessary after sales.

Expanding the customer base

Michelin, Vredestein and Scania have been loyal clients from the start and are still part of our regular customer base. Our quality and long-term collaborations are important to us and to our customers. Our target group has expanded significantly as we now offer far more services.

Philosophy

In their search for continuous economic improvement, many companies look for new possibilities to permanently cut their production costs while increasing quality.

In their search for continuous economic improvement, many companies look for new possibilities to permanently cut their production costs while increasing quality. We think along with you and realise technological solutions for your specific issues. We wield a great number of primary processing operations (incl. CNC turning and milling, and MIG-MAG / TIG and stainless steel welding) for the production of high-quality components.

We furthermore develop, produce and install entire major technological projects, devices and machines, tailor-made to your company specifications. For these purposes, we combine diverse technical disciplines (mechanics, electrical engineering, pneumatics and hydraulics) for the best possible result. Choose Machinefabriek Westerhof if you aim to further automate your production process.

Michelin, Vredestein and Scania are a few of our loyal customers, and we have been working together for over 45 years. Such a long-lasting collaboration can only sprout from continuous innovation, quality, service and reliability. 

Are these your core values too? If so, we would love to meet you. You can make an appointment free of obligations in just a matter of minutes. Come visit our company and experience first hand Machinefabriek Westerhof’s dynamic mode of operations and extensive level of service.

You want well-trained professionals to work on your advanced assignments. Machinefabriek Westerhof has the right people for the job. Our employees are professional, resourceful and committed to your projects. They use the latest techniques, allowing them to continuously provide and implement the best technological solutions.

Delivering high quality is a matter of expertise, process management, customer focus and service. All these aspects are represented at Machinefabriek Westerhof. Our certificates surely attest to this, but our regular and content customer base is an even better testimony.

You want to do business with a supplier that honours its commitments, because your production process must advance without interruption. Machinefabriek Westerhof provides quality within the agreed-upon time frame. The result of clear communication and commitment to your processes.

Your assignment and unique specifications are Machinefabriek Westerhof’s priority. You will notice this during our first contact and we will continue this level of commitment during the execution of the assignment and after completion. Our service doesn’t stop until you are satisfied.

All our employees have enjoyed a sound, specialist education and have broad and relevant experience. The structure of our organisation is horizontal, allowing us to quickly respond to your specific wishes 

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