Company News & Events

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    Big Dutchman Opens Brand New Location in Malaysia

    A Storm of Success 25 years after Big Dutchman (BD), the world market leader for modern pig and poultry production, dared to make the move to the emerging markets in Asia, the company marks another milestone in its fast-paced development on the most populous continent of the world: a brand-new regional head office with logistics centre …

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    Mourning the Loss of our Senior CEO Josef Meerpohl

    The employees of the Big Dutchman group mourn the loss of their senior CEO, Josef Meerpohl. With deep affection and much respect, we say goodbye to an extraordinary person and a courageous and visionary businessman. Josef Meerpohl turned a small sales agency into a world market leader – and never tired of expressing the appreciation he …

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    Big Dutchman Acquires Agricultural Building Business from Betco

    “An important step to further our strategy of becoming the most competitive supplier of turn-key solutions” The Big Dutchman group based in Vechta, Germany, announced today that it has acquired Qingdao Betco Asia Co., Ltd. (Betco Qingdao), which is the livestock building business of the North Carolina-based steel structure specialist Betco, Inc. with over 30 years …

  • New Building to be Used as Exhibition Hall and Test Centre

    Big Dutchman, the internationally operating pig and poultry equipment supplier, strengthens its headquarters in Calveslage, Germany. A new, approximately 1,800 square metre large exhibition hall to display the Big Dutchman products will be added to the company premises directly at the federal highway B 69. Construction has already started with the demolition of an old …

  • Interview with Bernd Meerpohl, CEO of Big Dutchman

    Could you outline an overview of the current poultry industry at a global level? Consumption of animal protein has been rising throughout the world now for quite a while. This development is going to continue, but I am quite sure only in developing countries. This is hardly surprising considering the growth in population and income in these …