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Innovation award for Groeneveld Oilmaster

Monday 13 October 2014

At the 2014 Transexpo public transport exhibition, held in Kielce, Poland, Groeneveld Group from the Netherlands was granted an Innovation Award for its latest generation Oilmaster. This unique oil management system, ex-factory installed by many leading bus & coach manufacturers, is now also available with a tilt sensor. The optional tilt sensor ensures that the oil level is only monitored when the bus is in a horizontal position, thus guaranteeing an accurate oil level measurement under all… Read more...


2,500th Groeneveld Oilmaster for Solaris Bus & Coach

Monday 13 October 2014

At the 2014 Transexpo public transport exhibition in Kielce, Poland, Groeneveld celebrated the delivery of the 2,500th Oilmaster to Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. for ex-factory installation. Since the first Oilmaster was delivered to Solaris in 2007, the unique Groeneveld oil management system has become an integrated option for Solaris, fulfilling the growing demand from end-users. The Groeneveld Oilmaster avoids manual oil level checks and topping-up engine oil, and is therefore specified by many… Read more...


GreenCat continues as Groeneveld ICT Solutions

Wednesday 2 April 2014

Groeneveld Group BV is going to combine all its activities under the “Groeneveld” name, with each activity linked to the respective division. GreenCat, specialising in IT and telematics solutions for road transport, will continue under the name ‘Groeneveld ICT Solutions’. Groeneveld Transport Efficiency, specialising particularly in automatic lubrication and Oilmaster oil management systems, will continue worldwide under the name ‘Groeneveld Lubrication Solutions’. This means that all activities… Read more...


Cristina López appointed Managing Director Groeneveld Iberica SA

Wednesday 1 January 2014

With effect of January 1, 2014, Cristina López Plaza (36) has been appointed Managing Director of Groeneveld Iberica SA, the wholly-owned subsidiary of the Dutch Groeneveld Group, specialized in automatic lubrication, oil management and safety systems. Cristina started her career at Groeneveld in 1999 and has held several positions of growing importance and responsibility since. Read more...


Case IH dealer Tratorcase represents Groeneveld in Paraná, Brazil

Sunday 10 November 2013

Ponta Grossa, Paraná, Brazil - October 10 – A well-attended customer event marked the kick-off of a promising co-operation between Tratorcase and the Dutch Groeneveld Group, global supplier of automatic lubrication systems, Oilmaster oil management devises and active safety systems. Tratorcase will represent Groeneveld at their six locations in Paraná, one of the most important agricultural areas of Brazil. ‘With higher efficiency, increased machine availability and lower operating costs as… Read more...


Groeneveld well represented at Busworld

Monday 30 September 2013

Groeneveld Group - leading supplier of automatic lubrication systems, Greensight active safety systems and the unique Oilmaster oil management system - will be well represented at Busworld 2013. Groeneveld will have on show its complete range of products in Kortrijk (BE), at stand number 414b in Hall 4, the hall where some of the company's most important OEM customers will also be present, such as VDL, Irizar, Solaris and Kinglong. The well-designed stand underlines the importance of the bus… Read more...


Groeneveld automatic maintenance systems at TOC

Wednesday 19 June 2013

The automatic greasing systems and unique Oilmaster oil management system of Gorinchem-based Groeneveld Group will be displayed by various stand-holders at the TOC Container Supply Chain exhibition, which will be held in Rotterdam from 25 to 27 June. The newly developed AGV by VDL Containersystemen, which will be displayed at the VDL stand (no. B42), features a Groeneveld automatic lubrication system as well as the Oilmaster oil management system. But Groeneveld's automatic lubrication systems… Read more...


EvoBus installs 25,000th Groeneveld Oilmaster

Tuesday 28 May 2013

At the 2013 UITP exhibition in Geneva, Groeneveld celebrated the delivery of the 25,000th Oilmaster to EvoBus for ex-factory installation. Since the first Oilmaster was delivered to the Bus Division of Daimler, some ten years ago, the unique Groeneveld oil management system has become an integrated option for EvoBus. The Oilmaster avoids manual oil level checks and topping-up engine oil, and is therefore specified by many leading public transport companies around the globe. Read more...


Groeneveld automated maintenance systems at UITP

Thursday 25 April 2013

Groeneveld Group, leading supplier of automatic greasing systems, Greensight active safety devices and the unique Oilmaster oil management system, shows its entire range of efficiency enhancing automated maintenance products at the 2013 UITP exhibition in Geneva, at stand number 4B320. In addition the company presents the recently launched Android-based GreenCat ATX board computer, offering an entirely open platform for maximum flexibility and a broad field of applications, including driver… Read more...


Fred van der Heijden Managing Director Groeneveld Benelux

Friday 19 April 2013

As of June 1, 2013, Fred van der Heijden (38) has been appointed Managing Director of Groeneveld Benelux, the sales and service organization of Groeneveld Transport Efficiency for the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. Fred succeeds Wim Zieleman (38), who as per the same date has been appointed Senior Sales Coach, Business Development, responsible for global training and coaching of sales staff and sales management of Groeneveld subsidiaries, distributors and dealers. In his new role, Wim will… Read more...


GreenCat’s Cat4 activities spun off into ‘ixolution’

Tuesday 2 April 2013

GreenCat’s Cat4Suite activities are being spun off with retrospective effect (from 1 January 2013) in a management buy-out and will continue under the name ‘ixolution’. Cat4Suite comprises the ‘Cat4TransportOperator’ TMS and the ‘Cat4TerminalOperator’ and ‘Cat4RailOperator’ applications for intermodal hinterland management. The other GreenCat activities - the RoadRunner transport management system, which is particularly popular in the Netherlands, and Telematics - will remain part of the… Read more...


Groeneveld Groep and E. van Wijk continue relationship

Wednesday 13 February 2013

In 2013, Giessen-based transport company E. van Wijk will continue to be responsible for providing transport services to the Groeneveld Groep, which specialises in automatic maintenance & safety systems and IT solutions for road transport. “With a factory in Italy and sales activities throughout the world, we run a very complex logistical operation. And Van Wijk is a reliable and very flexible partner in our activities”, states Ivo Kolman, who is responsible for Operations at the Groeneveld… Read more...


Groeneveld establishes the Campo Verde Foundation

Monday 4 February 2013

To celebrate President and sole shareholder Henk J. Groeneveld’s 40 years of service, the Groeneveld Group in Gorinchem has established the Campo Verde Foundation. The Foundation is concerned with the fate of underprivileged children; providing funds to support and promote existing or new projects and also starting up new projects itself. Initially, the focus will be on Latin America, but other parts of the world will certainly not be excluded. Read more...


Henk Groeneveld receives Gold Medal Award at PEMIC

Wednesday 12 December 2012

Henk Groeneveld, CEO and President of Groeneveld Group, has been awarded the Gold Medal Award for his lifetime achievement and contribution to the wide industry. Groeneveld received the award during the annual PEMIC (Plant and Equipment Management Innovation Conference), held at JCB’s world headquarters in Rocester/Staffordshire. This annual conference event celebrates, promotes and showcases industrial innovation within the plant and equipment industry backed by the international/specialized… Read more...


Groeneveld Oil management System for Construction Equipment

Friday 7 December 2012

The Gorinchem-based Groeneveld Group, which has been a household name in automatic maintenance systems for over 40 years, has noticed increasing demand for implementing its Oilmaster oil management system in excavators, wheel loaders, generator sets and other earth-moving and construction equipment. The Oilmaster oil management system always guarantees perfect motor oil levels and has made oil-level checks a thing of the past. Read more...


Groeneveld Oil Management System for Ships' Engines

Thursday 18 October 2012

The Gorinchem-based Groeneveld Group, which has been a household name in automatic maintenance systems for over 40 years, has noticed increasing demand for using its Oilmaster oil management system in ships' engines, both in commercial shipping and for small and large yachts. The Oilmaster oil management system guarantees perfect engine oil levels at all times and has made oil-level checks a thing of the past. Read more...


Groeneveld introduces Twin-3 XL with 20-kilo pump

Friday 6 April 2012

Gorinchem-based Groeneveld Group has introduced an XL version of the popular Twin-3 automatic greasing system. As the name suggests, the Twin-3 XL features an extra-large grease reservoir made from solid coated metal. Via the Twin-3 XL with a capacity of 18 liters or 20 kilos class 2 grease, Groeneveld offers the perfect solution for larger earth-moving machines with higher grease consumption. In addition, the Twin-3 XL also meets the demand of manufacturers and users of earth-moving and… Read more...


News from Groeneveld Group at BedrijfsautoRAI 2012

Wednesday 14 March 2012

Groeneveld Group can be found at RAI in Hall 2, stand number 100, right next to the main entrance. The stand covers more than 400 m² , offering plenty of space for the products and services from Groeneveld Transport Efficiency and GreenCat®. It goes without saying that ample room has also been allowed for the traditional Groeneveld hospitality and for important new launches: Read more...


Groeneveld launches new Greensight camera

Friday 3 February 2012

A final super-tough practical trial on all the DAKAR rally trucks of the winning Team Petronas De Rooy Iveco and the VEKA MAN Team marks the successful end to the extensive field testing of the new generation of Groeneveld cameras. Groeneveld is now ready to launch a completely new Greensight camera, developed and produced in-house. Combined with the Greensight high-resolution monitor - also produced in-house - the CMOS colour camera ensures a perfect image, even in bright light, at night or in… Read more...


Groeneveld Awarded a 500+ Twin heavy duty automatic greasing systems supply contract!

Monday 2 January 2012

Groeneveld France and Groeneveld International have recently been awarded a huge contract related to the delivery of 500+ Groeneveld Twin heavy duty automatic greasing systems on the high-speed Tours - Bordeaux railway project in France, run by Vinci. Read more...


St. van den Brink opts for Groeneveld's Greensight

Wednesday 30 November 2011

St. van den Brink & Zn. B.V. specialises in the distribution of foodstuffs at national level. With the largest supermarkets as customers and fifteen divisions throughout the country, more than 300 trucks and articulated lorries belonging to the Ermelo-based company can be seen each day in various shopping areas and town centres. This often involves manoeuvring in narrow streets and car parks, and often between busy shoppers. The likelihood of damage is thus high, which is why Van den Brink does… Read more...


Groeneveld Group celebrating its 40th Anniversary at Conexpo

Thursday 3 November 2011

Groeneveld Group headquartered in Gorinchem, The Netherlands (NL), is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The company has its own production facility in Italy and Israel. Since 1971 the Groeneveld Group is active in the development, production, marketing and sales of innovative products and services for efficiency and safety in transport, earthmoving and construction, rail, agriculture and industry.
With its modern and informative exhibit at Conexpo, the company clearly underlines… Read more...


Groeneveld presents new automatic greasing system at Conexpo

Thursday 3 November 2011

‘40 years leading in innovative products for efficiency and safety’ Read more...


Safety and efficiency key at Sentinel Transportation, LLC

Monday 31 October 2011

Being the home carrier for DuPont and ConocoPhillips, safety, efficiency and customer service are the cornerstones of Sentinel Transportation’s business philosophy. “We are specialized in hauling hazardous materials, where any incident is one too many”, says Sentinel Vice President Orville White, responsible for fleet maintenance management and safety. “Sentinel therefore makes use of the best available equipment, skilled and regularly trained drivers and mechanics, as well as the most modern… Read more...


Groeneveld expands dealer network in the United States

Sunday 11 September 2011

Groeneveld Group, a global leader in automatic greasing systems, OilMaster oil management devices and GreenSight safety systems, is expanding its dealer network in the United States to even better support its customers. With a great product offering for a wide variety of applications, for trucks and trailers as well as for off-road equipment, Groeneveld is determined to substantially grow its presence in the American market. Growing its network of independent dealers in addition to a number of… Read more...


Groeneveld and WOERNER sign LOI for Strategic alliance

Tuesday 30 August 2011

Gorinchem, 29 August 2011 – Groeneveld Groep B.V. in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, and Eugen Woerner GmbH & Co KG from Wertheim, Germany, have signed a letter of Intent to establish a strategic alliance. Objective of the alliance is to seek mutual business opportunities through the exchange of knowledge, sharing products, combined development projects, enhancing purchasing power and sharing markets where applicable, while at the same time maintaining autonomy for both companies. Read more...


Groeneveld Group celebrates its 40th anniversary with an in-house exhibition

Thursday 4 August 2011

Groeneveld Group, supplier of automatic maintenance systems, active safety systems and IT solutions for transport and logistics, exists exactly forty years in 2011. On this occasion the Groeneveld Experience Center was established at the head office in Gorinchem, where customers, dealers, importers, manufacturers and other relations can become acquainted with Groeneveld products and services in a pleasant ambiance. Read more...


Groeneveld Italia S.r.l. celebrates 25 years of production

Wednesday 27 July 2011

In the year that Groeneveld Group in Gorinchem celebrates its 40th anniversary, Groeneveld Italia S.r.l. will be marking 25 years of production. Groeneveld products have been produced in Italy since 1980, but a complete new factory in northern Italy came into operation in 1986. With state of the art production facilities, an innovative research and development department and dedicated staff, nearly all Groeneveld and GreenCat products are developed and produced here. Next to many the many other… Read more...


Groeneveld cameras and lubrication systems on Veka Rally trucks

Monday 11 July 2011

The four MAN rally trucks - each boasting more than 700 bhp - which the Veka Team ‘Man with a Mission’ will be entering for the 2012 edition of the Dakar Rally are all equipped with Groeneveld cameras and automatic lubrication systems. Groeneveld Group, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2011, is sponsoring the team for the second year in a row. The company, which specialises in automatic maintenance and safety systems as well as TMS and telematics, will see its name and familiar green G’s… Read more...


Groeneveld Group sponsors Team De Rooy

Monday 11 April 2011

Groeneveld Group in Gorinchem (NL) is a major sponsor of the promising De Rooy Team, which will be lined up at the start of the Dakar Rally in January 2012 with a large number of rally trucks and support vehicles. Groeneveld Group, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2011, is not just lending its name as team sponsor, but will also be supplying the rally trucks with automatic lubrication and camera systems. “The automatic lubrication systems will save at least half an hour of lubricating… Read more...


Groeneveld presents Greensight active safety system at Conexpo

Thursday 17 March 2011

‘40 years leading in innovative products for efficiency and safety’ Read more...


Royal Honours for Henk Groeneveld

Saturday 5 March 2011

Henk J. Groeneveld, CEO and only shareholder of the Groeneveld Group in Gorinchem, was awarded the title of Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau by Her Majesty the Queen of The Netherlands. Read more...


Groeneveld announces re-engineering for growth in North America

Wednesday 2 March 2011

Groeneveld Group, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, is headquartered in Gorinchem, the Netherlands (NL) and has its own production facilities in Italy and Israel. The Groeneveld Group has been active in the development, production, marketing and sales of innovative products and services for efficiency and safety in transport, earthmoving and construction, railway, agriculture and industry for 40 years. The company has its own sales and service locations in Europe, North and South… Read more...


Cemex Deutschland elects the Greensight active rear obstacle detection system

Wednesday 12 January 2011

Cemex is a leading and globally operating company offering high quality products and reliable services on four different continents. Their main business activities include the production and distribution of cement, mixed concrete, aggregates and related materials in over 50 countries. In total Cemex maintains business relationships with over 100 nations. Read more...


Groeneveld introduces the latest generation heavy duty automatic greasing system: Twin 3

Wednesday 22 December 2010

With the introduction of a new in-cab display, clearly displaying the systems’ operational performance, Groeneveld has completed the redesign of its unique Twin heavy duty (HD) greasing system. The new system will be known as Twin 3.
The dual line Twin system offers significant technical advantages compared to progressive greasing systems and Groeneveld has created a leading position, both in terms of retro- and ex factory fits, with many major construction equipment manufacturers. Because of… Read more...


Groeneveld Oilmaster ex-factory on "Bus of the Year 2011"

Friday 17 September 2010

The lightweight VDL Citea low entry, low floor bus for public transport, awarded "Bus of the Year 2010" by an international panel of professional journalists, can be specified ex-factory with the Groeneveld Oilmaster. This electronically controlled engine oil management system always ensures exactly the right engine oil level. In particular in public transport, where daily oil checks can hardly be expected from drivers, the Groeneveld Oilmaster offers a great solution. Read more...


Groeneveld Transport Efficiency opens new building in Australia

Wednesday 18 August 2010

Groeneveld Australia recently put into use a new head office in Sunshine West, a suburb of Melbourne. Apart from a modern office building, the new building also includes a state-of-the-art workshop, assembly facilities and a logistics centre. Groeneveld Australia is a 100% subsidiary of Groeneveld Group in Gorinchem (the Netherlands), that with the operating companies Groeneveld Transport Efficiency and GreenCat transport management systems is engaged in the development, production and marketing… Read more...


Oilmaster supports Euro 4, 5 and 6 motors

Wednesday 4 August 2010

The large-scale application of Euro 4 and Euro 5 motors resulted in an utter breakthrough in the fields of safety and the environment in various countries. Just like its predecessors, the new Euro 6 motor is a perfect partner for the Oilmaster. Read more...


Groeneveld Group at two locations at the IAA 2010

Saturday 9 January 2010

Innovative products and services for efficiency and safety. Read more...


Second generation Greensight launches

Thursday 10 September 2009

The latest version of Greensight, Groeneveld’s famous reversing aid, is a more comprehensive and technically advanced system incorporating the standard rear obstacle detection system together with a camera and colour monitor. Read more...


Oilmaster offers up to 30% savings

Thursday 10 September 2009

It’s the sort of savings rate we’d all jump at in this day and age but Oilmaster, Groeneveld’s automatic engine oil top up system can offer operating companies up to 30% savings on their engine oil costs whilst at the same time contributing to less pollution. Read more...