Vandersanden and Joseph Bricks join forces

On 21 August 2017, Vandersanden signed an agreement with Wim Heylen and Matthieu van den Berg, the founders of Joseph Bricks, to add Joseph Bricks to its family of Belgian companies. The Vandersanden Group is strengthening the capital structure of Joseph Bricks, taking on the operational management and worldwide sales of ECO brick slips.

The pressed facing brick slips from Joseph Bricks ideally complement the cut slips that Vandersanden already produces itself. Both sustainable brick slips are suitable for facades and wall facing.

 “We were working on implementing the production of ECO brick slips in our Spouwen factory, using a similar pressing process that we developed ourselves,” Jean-Pierre Wuytack, CEO of Vandersanden Group explains. He adds: “Instead of further expanding our own manufacturing operations in Spouwen, we soon reached an agreement to integrate Joseph Bricks into the Vandersanden Group.”

The Joseph Bricks factory in Maasmechelen is still in the start-up phase. The new technological ECO hand-moulded slip press developed by De Boer will come into service in September. So far, almost thirty colours that conform to the ‘Petersen’ Waterstruck Table Press process have been developed, giving the brick slips an authentic appearance.

From 2018, the extensive range of waterstruck and hand-moulded ECO brick slips will be distributed worldwide.

Vandersanden Group
www.vandersandengroup.com
Joseph Bricks
www.josephbricks.com
x

Related articles:

Issue 2018-4 Vandersanden

AKA Klinker GmbH changes its name to Vandersanden Deutschland

Already taken over by Vandersanden in 2017, AKA Klinker is now being renamed to Vandersanden Deutschland. The Belgian family company Vandersanden will divide its product portfolio into the wall and...

more
Issue 2017-1

Vandersanden Group buys four brickworks from CRH

The Belgian brick manufacturer, the Vandersanden Group, is acquiring from CRH three brickworks in the Netherlands and one in Germany. In the Netherlands, these are the Bylandt Tolkamer plant (pavers),...

more
Issue 2011-5

Wienerberger acquires Belgian facing brick producer Heylen Bricks

Wienerberger (www.wienerberger.com ) has acquired Heylen Bricks, a long-standing, family-owned company with high branch recognition, headquartered in Veldwezelt, Belgium. From its favourable...

more
Issue 2019-6

Vandersanden takes over Blomesche Wildnis and becomes majority shareholder at St. Joris

The internationally operating family business Vandersanden Group has acquired its Northern Germany industry partner Ziegelwerk Blomesche Wildnis. Jean-Pierre Wuytack, CEO of the Vandersanden Group,...

more
Issue 2012-04 Ceratec successfully commissioned clay preparation line for Vandersanden

Central clay storage and preparation installation for VandersandenNV

Central clay storage and preparation installation for Vandersanden NV Vandersanden NV has two production lines at its headquarters in ­Spouwen, Belgium. Ceratec was contracted with the centralization...

more