History

 

1979: Lucien Bogaert founds Bogaert Transmission in Londerzeel, a company focused on transmission chain, sprockets, transmission belts and other transmission components.

1987: Bogaert Transmission builds a complete new building in the industrial park in Londerzeel, next to the A12 motorway, between Brussels & Antwerp. This building contains office spaces, a workshop & hangar with a large storage space.

1995: Johan & Chris Bogaert, Lucien Bogaert’s 2 sons, become managing directors.

1996: Founder Lucien Bogaert deceases.

1997: Bogaert Transmission acquires Geha Industries Belgium, expert in chains for heavy industries.

1998: Purchase of advanced CNC machines for custom components.

2002: Expansion of the warehouse.

2003: Bogaert Transmission acquires Legendre Chains, distributer of chains & sprockets for the beverage- & bottle industry in Europe.

2007: Specialist in components and services for conveyors, modular belts & table top chains BMCS is acquired.

2008: Bogaert Transmission expands the company building with bigger office space, warehouse & workshop.

2012: For better technical customer support, Bogaert Transmission establishes an Engineering division.

2014: Bogaert Transmission acquires Denderbelting, expert in welded conveyor and driving belts.