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About us

Vertimac is specialized in selling scissor lifts, aerial platforms and telehandlers to wholesalers.
We also supply spare parts for the most popular brands of aerial work platforms.

We have a permanent stock of over 500 machines, which can be tested at any time in our establishment located at 30 Industrielaan, 8790 Waregem (BE). We have all the necessary documents and manuals required for the sale/leasing of the machines in the country of sale.

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Forklift company established

1984
Our founder "Dirk Naessens" founds a one-man business at home, specialised in the repair of industrial forklifts

The company is renamed to 'DK Heftrucks'.

1986
The rental activity is started and the construction of the first truck is designed and built in-house.

First aerial platform

1988
The first aerial platform, a Genie, is added to the fleet

Startup of "HD International"

1993
An additional company is created under the name of "HD International". This company is specialized in the direct import of Japanese forklifts.

First rough terrain forklift

1993
Purchase of first 'Manitou' rough terrain forklift for the rental fleet

"Heftrucks" becomes "Rental"

1997
The company is renamed to better describe the nature of its activity

Waregem HQ

1997
Caused by the growing business, the HQ is moved to a bigger and improved site in Waregem, Belgium

Biggest machine in Belgium

1998
Purchase of the highest reaching boom lift in Belgium at the time (Grove AMZ131XT)

Rental fleet expands

1998
The rental fleet now consists of 300 machines

Acquisition of "Airmax" & "Instant Belgium"

2000
Airmax and Instant Belgium (Upright Dealer) are acquired and the Spanish branch is opened

Activity expands

2005

900 new machines are added to the rental fleet

2006

Take-over

2007

Launch of Vertimac

2011
Vertimac is founded by Dirk Naessens, Karel Ghistelinck, Mathieu Naessens and Frédéric Naessens focusing mainly on the purchase and re-sale of second hand access equipment.

Start of spare parts division

2014

Authorized Nagano Dealer

2018
Vertimac is appointed as a worldwide dealer by the Japanese aerial lift manufacturer Nagano. The world-reknown manufacturer has entered the European market after years of building privately labelled machines for some of the largest Japanese brands. The tracked boom lifts stand for superior quality and ease-of-use.

Vertimac today

2020
Vertimac sells machines and parts in more than 80 countries worldwide. More than 2000 machines are sold annually. The spare parts department offers more than 250,000 references. The focus is still entirely on our specialisation, aerial work platforms.