LVD is a major company in the industry of sheet metal working machinery and software. Established in 1952 in Belgium, LVD is named after its founders, Lefebvre, Vanneste, and Dewulf. LVD is managed by the second generation of the three founding families.
Its main core is the family values. That is what drives their corporate culture and allows them to provide a strong foundation for their growth. This private and independently owned business has its own direction and strategy.
A significant growth
LVD began manufacturing press brakes and drawing presses. It had later grown to be a reference in the sheet metal working industry.
In the 1990s, LVD had a significant growth. It came with the acquisition of Strippit, Inc., a US based manufacturer of turret punch press equipment. The company also added the laser cutting machines to its portfolio.
LVD then became the leader in laser, punching and bending technology, providing high precision machines with full automation for maximum benefits. Their main key resource is their employees, an experienced group of professionals who understand manufacturing and the industries they serve.
Today, LVD offers a full range of products for the global sheet metal working market. The company has five manufacturing facilities and is active in more than 45 countries.
A wide range of products
LVD has a base of more than 30,000 customers in various market. The top key industries they are working with are: transportation, industrial and commercial machinery, defense, food, construction, energy, agricultural equipment, medical, etc.
LVD has a wide range of products in its portfolio :
Laser cutting machines : fiber and CO2, from thin to thick, ferrous or non-ferrous
Punch presses : with complete automation with loading and unloading
Press brakes : hydraulic or not, with automated tool and high-speed bending
Cadman : a software suite with a full programming system
Innovation is the core part of LVD mantra. They are constantly beating challenges, in order to provide the latest innovative machine and software solutions, coming with today’s manufacturing needs. That is to increase their customers profit and growth.
Their Research and Development department is focused on providing solutions to industry-wide problems, as well as individual customer application. Their ingenuity brings a technologically superior product.
They have close collaboration with several European universities aids in development and testing of new technology. They are also maintaining alliances and lifelong partnerships with leading suppliers in their industry in order to incorporate the finest technology in their products.