Plant inauguration ceremony at Echo

Vacu-Lift supplies largest vacuum lifters in Europe

› The new plant for the production of precast prestressed elements was opened on 16 April 2010 in Zutendaal, Belgium. Its output amounts to 730,000 m² per year. The investment in the new production line situated on the 11-hectare plot amounted to approx. 20 million €. Vacu-Lift equipped the state-of-the-art plant with two large vacuum lifters.

Marc and Bob Cuyvers made sure to personally welcome their visitors to the new factory buildings in which 37 employees work. During the ceremony, a 40-meter long section of the building was visible, giving a first impression of the entire plant. Precast floor units from the first production run were arranged in a decorative fashion to serve as barriers and tables.

 Following the inaugural addresses delivered by the company management, district government, local community and project management, the start button was pressed symbolically in a joint ceremony to commission the new, almost fully...

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