Friday 31 August 2018, 16:42

Hydratec acquires company and appoints new CFO

Acquisition of Polmer (PL)

To reinforce the market position of the Plastic Components core activity, Hydratec acquired Polmer Sp.z.o.o. effective 31 August 2018. Polmer is located in Wroclaw (PL) and has 25 years experience producing injection moulding components for various sectors, including the white goods sector, employs approximately 140 employees and has 25 injection moulding machines. This effectively supplements the current activities of Plastic Components, which currently includes Helvoet and Timmerije.

Bart Aangenendt, CEO of Hydratec: “Polmer’s acquisition has enabled us to add an injection moulding company in Eastern Europe to our Plastic Components core activity. This enhances the Group’s opportunities and further strengthens its market position.


Effective 1 November 2018 Everien Slijkhuis (50) will join the board of directors under the articles of association of Hydratec Industries NV, as CFO. Prior to this E.H. Slijkhuis RA was CFO at Veco Precision Metal, a group of internationally operating industrial companies. Before that she acquired many years of experience in accountancy, project management and financial controlling.

Bart Aangenendt, CEO of Hydratec: “We are happy to have Everien join us to strengthen our team. We are convinced that, with her knowledge and experience, she will make an important contribution to Hydratec’s further development.

Hydratec Industries NV Profile

Hydratec is a listed, globally operating specialist in industrial systems and components, with a focus on the markets in the Agri & Food, Automotive and Health Tech sectors. Hydratec has two core activities:

Agri & Food Systems. Design, production and installation of systems by:

  • Pas Reform Hatchery Technologies in Zeddam (NL)
  • Lan Handling Technologies in Tilburg (NL) and Halfweg (NL)

Plastic Components. Design, production and assembly of plastic components by:

  • Timmerije in Neede (NL)
  • Helvoet Rubber & Plastic Technologies with production facilities in Tilburg (NL), Hellevoetsluis (NL), Lommel (BE), München (DE), Pune (IN), Kaniow (PL)

Hydratec Industries is listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam NV stock exchange (ISIN NL0009391242, ticker: HYDRA).