Company profile


A.P. van den Berg is a medium-sized company operating on an international basis. The head office is based in Heerenveen, The Netherlands and currently employs 55 innovative, highly educated and motivated persons.
 
The main activity of A.P. van den Berg is designing and supplying advanced equipment for onshore, offshore and near shore in situ soil investigation (Cone Penetration Testing: CPT). A.P. van den Berg does so for over 45 years. A.P. van den Berg provides a complete range of tools including pushing systems that are available separately as well as mounted on a frame or vehicle, (digital) data acquisition systems and deep water soil samplers. The operator himself decides how these systems are integrated in the specific applications. A.P. van den Berg is in this area very flexible. 

A.P van den Berg supplies proven technology and is well-known for its innovative strength. To today A.P. van den Berg has delivered more than 200 Track-Trucks, wheel drive and track drive vehicles and numerous of ROSON and WISON-APB soil investigation systems worldwide. Water depths of 2,000 m have been achieved and Cone Penetration Test equipment for 4,000 m has been developed. A Seabed Sampler XL for undisturbed soft clay and recovery ratio’s of >95% is available for depths until 4,000 m. A.P. van den Berg can maintain this quality by keeping close contacts with renowned geotechnical institutes and universities all over the world, learning of developments and new trends early on. An extensive web of professional agents and representatives market the knowledge and expertise of A.P. van den Berg in the field of Cone Penetration Test equipment. 
 
Besides the Cone Penetration Test equipment A.P. van den Berg develops and supplies innovative hydraulic systems. This originates from the development of CPT equipment. As these contain hydraulic components, this activity was further developed and nowadays A.P. van den Berg develops and supplies hydraulic systems for bridges and locks. Electrical-mechanical systems also belong to the posibilities. Great advantage is the in-house development, engineering and production. Through the experience of its engineers, hydraulic systems can be built that exactly suit the total project. Furthermore A.P. van den Berg keeps full control and management over the entire process, as a result the hydraulic systems are designed & built with high quality sustainable materials. With the focus on Systems Engineering, the attention not only goes to the build project, but also to the prevention of high maintenance costs at a later stage.