Category Archives: Uncategorized

2017

Big Dutchman acquires agricultural building business from Betco The Big Dutchman group based in Vechta, Germany, acquires Qingdao Betco Asia Co., a supplier of steel livestock buildings, based in North Carolina. ”This is an important step to strengthen the building know-how of our brand Agricon, and to further our strategy of becoming the most competitive […]

2016

Big Dutchman opens new location in Charlotte, NC to service Latin America Pig and Poultry divisions The Latin America team moves into the new Big Dutchman offices in Charlotte, NC to better service the growing Latin American pig and poultry markets. Charlotte will also become home to Agricon – Buildings Business Unit.

2016

6th International Agent’s Meeting Close to 500 Big Dutchman representatives from 80 countries meet in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to listen, learn and share Big Dutchman know-how and experiences from the pig and poultry markets.

2009

Big Dutchman acquires Poultry Management Systems Inc. Located in Saranac, Michigan, PMSI makes computer controls for the egg production industry.

1992

The holding company BDAG is created in Germany. Josef Meerpohl holds the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board, while his oldest son, Bernd Meerpohl, takes over the management of Big Dutchman as the Chairman of the Board of Management.

1989

Big Dutchman USA is moved from Pennsylvania to Holland, Michigan on 40th St.Picture: 40th St. location, Holland, Michigan