DE Klop joins forces with Machinefabriek De Hollandsche Yssel

10 November 2023
DE Klop joins forces with Machinefabriek De Hollandsche Yssel

Sliedrecht, 9 November 2023 - DE Klop is pleased to announce the acquisition of Machinefabriek De Hollandsche Yssel, a renowned name in the dredging industry. The strategic move is an important step towards further growth of both companies and will lead to better service for customers in the dredging market.


DE Klop has its office in Sliedrecht and is a relatively new company in the world of dredging, but is staffed with people each with more than 25 years in the dredging industry. The company focuses on supplying a wide range of design, and products like pumps, dredge equipment, and automation solutions for the dredging industry.


Machinefabriek De Hollandsche Yssel has a history of more than 150 years and has built more than 550 dredgers. The company has its own high efficiency, large sphere passage, dredge pump series and sealing solutions. Among the dredgers delivered are highly innovative dredgers and dredge installations. It is the market leader in the Self Maneuvering Articulated Cutter Suction Dredgers. The company has also delivered Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers and dredging installations for hopper dredgers.


"We are pleased with this milestone for DE Klop,” says Arnold den Boon, CEO and co-owner of DE Klop. "De Hollandsche Yssel has a long history as a reliable supplier of high quality dredging

equipment. By joining forces, we will create a win-win for both companies, and we can improve our services, and offer a wider range of products and solutions to our customers.”


Rogier Vollenbrock, managing director of Machinefabriek De Hollandsche Yssel in Oudewater, is also satisfied. "With this step we can continue to fully support the customers of De Hollandsche Yssel and even expand and improve our products and capabilities. DE Klop is run by dredging experts with a lot of experience and a large network, which is key to success in our industry.”


Machinefabriek De Hollandsche Yssel will continue to operate under its original name with Rogier Vollenbrock fully involved in the operations, ensuring that customers will continue to receive the spare parts and services they are used to.


For more information, please contact:

Arnold den Boon at +31 (0) 6 202 100 77 or email: [email protected]


Cees-Wim van Noordenne (teammember and investor DE Klop)

Rogier Vollenbrock (DGA De Hollandsche IJssel)