Van Leusden B.V. is a specialized manufacturer of high quality special hoisting equipment such as tailor made cranes, trolleys and hoists suitable for offshore, marine and chemical industry applications. Our product range consists of manual, electric, pneumatic or hydraulic driven hoisting solutions with a capacity range from 0.5T up to 100T.
Our hoisting solutions can be found all over the world at every well-known oil and gas company. Especially for Energy and Offshore applications we have developed a range of products with explosion protection suitable for operation in hazardous areas EX zone 1 and 2 according the EU directives 2014/34/EU.
The combination of the explosion protection system with our unique non corrosive treatment makes Van Leusden equipment suitable for maritime and offshore environments.
130 years of history
We develop, engineer, manufacture and test all of our cranes and trolleys in-house. Van Leusden B.V. sets high standards for safety, durability, track- and traceability. We are used to working with all well-known certification institutes like ABS, DNV, BV, Lloyds and RMRS. Van Leusden B.V. is ISO9001 certified. This experience guarantees our know-how and commitment to delivering high quality products. Van Leusden has become a part of the European KITO Group since 2018.
Van Leusden was founded as a blacksmith shop in the centre of Rotterdam named “Addicks en Dirckx”.
J.H. Van Leusden took over the company
Start building trolley, hoists and crane system, “ATLAS” trolley was registered
The company moved to the south of the Netherlands – Etten-Leur
Van Leusden changed their strategy from building standard cranes to developing more specialized hoisting solutions
Increased operations in international markets
Van Leusden increased focus on more particular markets, such as maritime and offshore markets
Introduction of the first manual explosion protected chain hoist (ATEX)
Van Leusden moved to it’s current location in Moerdijk
KITO Europe GmbH acquired 37.5% of Van Leusden
KITO Europe GmbH acquired 75% of Van Leusden
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Van Leusden B.V. is a specialized manufacturer of high-quality special hoisting equipment such as tailor-made and customized cranes, trolleys and hoists suitable for offshore, marine and chemical industry applications. Our product range contains manual, electric and pneumatic driven hoisting solutions with a capacity range from SWL 0.5t up to 100t. VAN LEUSDEN is part of the KITO Group in Europe.