History

1973

Van den Berg was founded in 1973 as a subsidiary of a Dutch family firm, Van den Berg Brothers.

1983

After a few years, the shares in the Van den Berg family firm were reorganised and the Belgian company was split off from the Dutch one. The company became wholly owned by Mr G.J. Van den Berg.

1990

In 1990, Van den Berg broadened its activities with the acquisition of Canalisatie- en Grondwerken (founded in 1956), or Alcagro for short, a company involved mainly in the construction of gas pipelines.

1993

In 1993, Mr G.J. Van den Berg decided to sell the company to the management with the backing of a financial shareholder. The shares were reorganised and the subsidiary Alcagro became the parent company.

1996

In the years that followed, the company continued to grow, partly through the acquisition in 1996 of Industriƫle Werken, a company involved in the lighting, cable television and domestic connections businesses.

2000

In 2000, the company was taken over by Heijmans nv. Shortly afterwards, Van den Berg acquired another two companies: De Beukelaer in Buzet and Dirk Buyse Grondwerken in Roeselare.

2003

In 2003, the name Alcagro was changed to Alcagro VAG leidingbouw nv. The place of business of Alcagro VAG leidingbouw nv and Van den Berg nv was moved to a new building in Schelle.

2004-2005

Over the next few years, Van den Berg simplified its company structure and pooled its operational activities. Various Business Lines were formed. The name definitively became Van den Berg N.V.

2005

In 2005, Van den Berg merged with its subsidiary Dirk Buyse Grondwerken, and in 2006 with its subsidiary Industriƫle Werken.

2015

In 2015, Van den Berg took over Heeffer en Nuijten Kabelwerken BVBA, a company that had been collaborating with Van den Berg for many years as a subcontractor.

2017

And in 2017, Van den Berg acquired the shares of bvba Larabo in Zele.

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