Milestones

1 February - Supplier Reward Letter

Van Leeuwen Zwijndrecht and Beesd teams receive a Supplier Reward Letter from ExxonMobil for their excellent performance.

26 February - First shipment for water storage project

First shipment of huge pipes arrives for the Evides Biesbosch water storage project

4 March - Large Project BP Rotterdam booked

Van Leeuwen Zwijndrecht books a large order for a turnaround project of BP Refineries in Rotterdam.

15 April - Supplies for new traffic sign gantries

Van Leeuwen Zwijndrecht supplies materials for 36 new traffic sign gantries.

23 May - 40 years Van Leeuwen Asia

Celebration of Van Leeuwen’s 40 years presence in Asia.

24 May - Customer event

For its customers Van Leeuwen organizes the Van Leeuwen Race Experience on Circuit Zandvoort’s racetrack.

15 June - European Beach Volleyball Tournament

For the second time Van Leeuwen organizes the European Beach Volleyball Tournament.

31 July - agreement to acquire Benteler Distribution

Van Leeuwen signs the agreement to acquire Benteler Distribution.

1 November - New logistics facility opened

In Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands the new logistics facility ‘Swinpoort’ is officially opened.

8 November - Bust of Mr. Clarinus Rietberg unveiled

A bust of Mr. Clarinus Rietberg (1927-2018), former chairman of the Board of Directors, is unveiled by his grandchildren at Van Leeuwen's head office.

8 November - 95 years anniversary party

Van Leeuwen celebrates its 95th anniversary with a party in Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands.

21 November - New fully-automatic sawing machine

In Brussels, Belgium the new fully-automatic KASTOtec FC4 sawing machine is put into operation at Wauters.

29 November - Acquisition of Benteler Distribution

Van Leeuwen successfully completes the acquisition of Benteler Distribution.

11 December - Largest project Van Leeuwen Thailand

The largest project in Van Leeuwen Thailand’s history is booked with SPCC, a joint venture between Saipem and CTCI.

December - New warehouse in Sydney

The new warehouse in Sydney, Australia is put into operation.

2&3 December - Together Days in Zwijndrecht

European management of Van Leeuwen and Benteler Distribution get acquainted during the Together Days in Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands.

Early December - Onboarding Sessions

During ‘Making More Together’ Onboarding Sessions at all locations of Benteler Distribution and Van Leeuwen worldwide, employees are further informed about two great companies coming together.

12 December - M&A Award

Van Leeuwen wins the M&A Award Best Deal Mid-Market for its acquisition of Benteler Distribution.

2019 - Deliveries for the ExxonMobil PII project

Throughout the year deliveries are made for the ExxonMobil PII project.

12 November - Winner photocontest

The photo contest with streamers, balloons, hats and confetti yields creative results. 1st place for Van Leeuwen Dubai

12 November - 2nd place photo contest

Van Leeuwen Canada

12 November - 3rd place photo contest

Van Leeuwen Malaysia

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