Nedap develops technological solutions for social issues. The central focus is not on the technology, but on the use. This results in products that make people's lives easier, more pleasant and more sustainable. Nedap was established in 1929 as ‘De Nederlandsche Apparatenfabriek N.V.’ in Amsterdam, and has been located in Groenlo since 1947.

Mission and focus

Nedap gets markets moving, with technology that matters. Innovations realised by Nedap contribute to solutions for issues in areas such as mobility, security, energy management and healthcare. To this end, new technologies are incorporated, in creative and innovative ways, into elegant, user-friendly products.

Markets and employees

Apart from in the Netherlands, Nedap has offices in Belgium, Great Britain, Germany, France, Spain, China, Dubai and the USA. More than 750 employees work at these, in total. The  business    units   focus on product development, marketing and sales. Production and logistics is carried out by its own subsidiaries, and by suppliers. In order to be able to serve the local markets in 104 countries optimally, Nedap works together with business partners.

Financial objectives:

  • An operating profit of at least 10% of revenue
  • A return on equity (exclusive of undistributed profit) of 15%-20%
  • A solvency ratio of approximately 45%, assuming organic growth


Key figures*  20142013201220112010
Profit (before taxes)12,311,816,413,910,6
Profit after taxes17.99.813,511,08,8
Earnings per share (in euros)2.671.462,011,641,30
Solvency ratio (in % of balance-sheet total)43%37%39%40%42%
Employees year-end761744709684652
Average number of shares outstanding6,692,9206,692,9206,692,9206,692,9206,692,920
Dividend per share (in euros)1.251.101,511,230,98

* in  millions of euros, unless otherwise indicated.

Board of Directors and Supervisory Board

Ruben Wegman (CEO) and Eric Urff (CFO) form the Board of Directors, which, together with managers of the market groups, perform the day-to-day management of the company.
The Supervisory Board consists of Foeke Kolf (chairman), Jo van Engelen, Désirée Theyse and Michiel Westermann.


Nedap’s shares are listed on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam. 6,692,920 shares have been issued. In 2014, the profit per share was 2.67 euros.

Dividend Policy

The entire net profit is paid out as dividend to shareholders, taking into account the solvency ratio objective.