About us

European leader in Steel Wire & Fibre products and services

Hendrik Veder Group was established in 1800. We are based in the Netherlands, Norway and United Kingdom. Active in steel wire and fibre rope solutions, projects, products and services. We have a strong foothold within Europe and supply globally to satisfy our clients’ needs.This European footprint makes us easily accessible to you, and ensures efficient communication (in many cases, in your native language) and fast response times.

Our mission is to meet customers' challenges involving steel wire or fibre rope products and services in the offshore, maritime and other industries needing this expertise.

A broad range of activities

The group has a wide sphere of activities:

  • Production of heavy lifting products, like steel wire rope cable-laid slings and grommet slings;
  • Production of single laid wire rope slings;
  • Wholesale of wire rope;
  • Production and sales of other lifting and towing materials;
  • Production and sales of fibre rope;
  • Services, including proofload and breakload tests, spooling, rearing and unreporting or cranes & winches, reconditioning and overhaul.

We are committed to quality, training, service, safety and working as partners. Our products are improved and we have stood the test of time, enabling us to quickly adapt to any situation in today's marketplace. We are confident our products and services will satisfy your needs.

G. van der Lee subsidiary

G. van der Lee was established in 1545 and has been managed by direct descendants of founder Jan Pietersz van der Lee ever since, making it the oldest family business in the Netherlands. Now a subsidiary of Hendrik Veder Group, the company produces and distributes a complete range of high-quality natural and synthetic fibre rope products from its location in Oudewater. Customers are in the offshore and maritime industries, government and defence. For more information about G. van der Lee click here.


Universal Inspection subsidiary

Universal Inspection UK ltd was established in 1999. Now a subsidiary of Hendrik Veder Group, the company is a market leader in testing, lifting and equipment supply to both the onshore and offshore industries.

The company offers a complete range of high-quality lifting products ranging from DNV slings to steel wire rope, shackles, links, subsea equipment and chains. More information about Universal Inspection can be found here.