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Brilliance in BKL

BKL is a technical service provider in mechanics and mechatronics. We develop high-quality solutions enabling clients to work smarter, more efficiently and above all more safely: hoisting and lifting tools, industrial modules and machines. Our range of services include engineering, inspections, services and manufacturing. We provide services for partial processes and overall solutions.

Brilliance in Engineering

Smart engineering solutions can provide a considerable advantage. Just think, for instance, of more safety for your employees, more process efficiency and improved competitiveness.
BKL develops solutions to meet your requirements. As a technical service provider, we can provide the entire engineering process, from the definition phase until commissioning of the final product. Safety is of paramount importance to us. That is our engineering service for high-quality hoisting and lifting tools, mechanics and industrial modules.

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Brilliance in Production

BKL is an OEM for OEMs. We supply high-quality work for high-tech companies. In terms of production, we have a wide range of employable skills. We are, for instance, the go-to company for built to print, or for fully operational machines according to your specifications. Prototyping and functional models are examples of other specialties, as are cleanroom assembly and repairs.
Our employees make all the difference: professional, driven and always “up” for a challenge. But above all we are guided by the principle that equipment should contribute to safe working conditions. This is something we never compromise on.

Brilliance in Inspection

BPbkl2We are safety experts and specialize in hoisting and lifting tools. As a manufacturer, we know these tools inside and out and as an inspection body we are ISO 17020:2012 accredited. We provide a broad range of services: from demonstrating the suitability for first use to conducting periodic inspections, tests and examinations.

BKL offers guarantees. Guiding principle in all our activities is our passion for safety. We leave nothing to chance and we do not compromise on safety.

Brilliance in Services

As a technical service provider in mechanics and mechatronics we combine knowledge and expertise in a broad service package.
We offer, for instance, consultancy, training, maintenance, repairs, reconditioning and tool management for your hoisting and lifting tools. This allows you to make use of additional capacity with which to create value, to increase efficiency and to promote safety.
A guiding principle for our work is our passion for safety. We leave nothing to chance and we will never compromise on safety. Our services are aimed at preventing incidents and dealing with (residual) risks in a responsible manner.

More information?

We would be more than happy to make time to discuss:
• the engineering solutions
• production
• inspecting, testing and examining
• the services

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Bedrijfsnieuws

Services for additional options

September 29, 2023

We offer, for instance, consultancy, training, maintenance, repairs, reconditioning and tool management for your hoisting and lifting tools. This allows you to make use of additional capacity with which to create value, to increase efficiency and to promote safety. Read more

BKL and Heves Engineering develop custom screen printer fot high precision glue

May 13, 2023

So-called LED arrays are used in the printing process of Xeikon’s high-volume digital printing presses. The manufacture of the LED arrays is a precise process that Xeikon carries out in-house. During the production process a screen must be placed accurately over the LED array to manually apply a precise amount of adhesive. For this, BKL developed and built a screen printer together with Heves Engineering. The screen printer provides a repeatable and accurate Placement of the screen. The new production tool was recently taken into use in Xeikon’s cleanroom and provides optimum ease of use and efficiency. Thanks to the close cooperation between Xeikon, BKL. and Heves Engineering, the project was successfully completed.

BKL machine / tooling featured in video ASML (Time 1:08)!

March 3, 2023

Again we are proud that one of our machines/ tooling (FBS1) we have developed with our customer ASML is featured in a video concerning ASML.

BKL develops electrically operated lifting table for difficult to reach places with no visibility!

October 13, 2022

This lifting table is used to place a smaller module inside an even bigger module. Read more

Tonnie verruilde boerenbestaan voor baan in de hightechindustrie: ‘Ik was bang dat ik niks anders kon’

September 10, 2022

Na een meeloopdag bij het bedrijf BKL in Neunen, waar ze machines maken voor hightechbedrijven als Philips, voelde hij meteen een klik. “Hier kan ik gelukkig worden, voelde ik. Ik heb een leuke diverse groep collega’s, en dat is iets wat ik nooit ervaren heb, want als boer is het toch veel eenzaam werk. Nu heb ik opeens gesprekken bij de koffieautomaat.” Lees verder [Bron: eenvandaag.avrotros.nl]

BKL helps Roche to speed-up installation of new analyzers

July 30, 2022

Roche Diagnostics Nederland is a supplier of diagnostic analysis equipment for medical labs. Due to the consolidation, more and more analyzers are being placed on a small surface. Sometimes these are also mechanically connected by a track transport. This presents a problem if one or more of these analyzers in a line need to be replaced by a next generation. Read more

Purchasing Safe CE Marked machinery

Before purchasing CE marked machinery, you need to make sure that the machinery you intend to purchase can safely be used in the environment it is intended to be installed. It is advised to perform some basic actions and checks before the purchase is made. Read more

Precise synchronous lifting of a high-tech module

June 29, 2022

In close collaboration with the customer, BKL designed and produced a fully CE certified and UL approved machine. It consists of 4 columns that can jointly lift modules up to almost 3 meter high and has a WLL of 24,000 kg. The precise synchronous movement of the columns guarantees that interfaces towards the module stay within 0,5mm accuracy. With a footprint of 4,6 x 7 meter this was quite a challenging requirement to address. Read more

Commissioning Iron sulphate dosing installation at EPZ

April 29, 2022

Elektriciteits-Produktiemaatschappij Zuid-Nederland (EPZ) has been using the Ferrous Sulphate dosing installation in its nuclear power plant for some time now. This installation has been completely developed, built, tested and installed by BKL. Read more

BKL bouwt cleanroom van formaat

March 30, 2022

BKL Engineering in Nuenen heeft recent een nieuwe cleanroom in gebruik genomen. Het gaat om een ISO-klasse 8 (ISO 14644-part 1) cleanroom van 540 m2 intern vloeroppervlak en een hoogte van 4,65 meter. De ingebruikname zorgt ervoor dat BKL minimaal de komende vijf jaar aan alle klant- en marktwensen kan voldoen. Lees verder: Artikel [Bron: engineersonline.nl]

BKL delivers Lift and rotate Tool to its customer

November 4, 2021

This CE approved tool is developed in collaboration with our customer.
It’s designed so that an operator can safely lift and rotate the piece that’s fitted in the middle part between the two interfaces (tree angled parts with red indicators). The total tool is about 1,90 meters wide and about 1,1 meters high and has a WLL of 125 kg.  This tool can be customized to fit other purposes. Watch the video

Als onderdeel van Anvil krijgt hijs- en hefspecialist BKL meer reikwijdte

October 30, 2021

Onder de vlag van Anvil Industries kan BKL grotere projecten uitvoeren en meer investeren. Zo komen er in Nuenen een enorme cleanroom en ruimte voor serieproductie bij en zet de hightech toolingleverancier ook in op internationalisering. Door lokaal service en support te verlenen – en tools niet meer de hele wereld over te laten vliegen voor reparatie in Nuenen – kan het bedrijf voorts bijdragen aan de duurzaamheidsambities van klanten. Lees verder [Bron: linkmagazine.nl]

One off our serial products is this beautiful Installation & Service Toolset

May 28, 2021

BKL provides a full service solution from beginning to end (Design, Proto, Pilot, Serial production & Service). One off our serial products is this beautiful Installation & Service Toolset. With every product that our client delivers to their customers worldwide, one of these Installation & Service Toolsets is included. Read  more

This tool (machine) is developed in collaboration with our customer ASML

May 7, 2021

It’s designed so that an operator can turn and lift the piece that’s fitted in the Yoke (the metal looking square part in front of the single column) to perform different intricate installation actions onto the piece. Read more

Does your Tronair equipment need an annual inspection, service or safety check?

October 21, 2020

At BKL we inspect your Tronair equipment, service what is needed and of course make sure your equipment is safe to use. If you don’t want to keep checking your equipment’s inspection or service dates, you can always contact us for our BKL Life-Cycle Tool Management. BKL is an authorized Tronair GSE Service & Repair Center. Read more

”40 years of experience in his field of service engineering” Frans Pijpers (BKL) tells his story

September 18, 2020

BKL offers a full-service tool management solution for high-quality hoisting and lifting tools, mechanics and industrial modules. Frans Pijpers, Inspector for Hoisting and Lifting Equipment, about his unique career and the challenges of customisation. Read more

Product safety

August 22, 2020

For BKL, safety is of leading importance. Safety starts early in the design process of your new product. To determine whether your product is safe, a risk assessment is necessary to start with. In a risk assessment all possible risks in your design are identified and estimated (ranked). Risk reduction measures are taken to achieve adequate risk reduction. After many years of experience, BKL is specialized in implementing the best practical risk reduction measures and how to determine if adequate risk reduction is achieved. Read more

Introducing new Operations Manager

May 12, 2020


Hello to you all. I am Edwin Vermue, and I began working as BKL’s operations manager in February 2020. The start at BKL immediately felt good: a warm welcome by the colleagues, a unique service proposition with a broad scope in our market combination engineering, manufacturing and testing, and above all safety as highest standard. Of course, alongside all this professionalism there is also a warm family feeling. Read more

Introducing new Engineering Manager


Let’s introduce myself. My name is Raymond van As and in January 2020 I got the opportunity to start as Manager Engineering & Projects at BKL. For me, it has been an easy decision to step into this new challenge as BKL has all ingredients for a bright future: unique service proposition, in-depth technical capabilities, unique combination of both engineering and realization competencies, strong partnership within the Anvil group, and last but not least, a warm and pro-active team! Read more

Decreasing work-related accidents

April 21, 2020


This article (Dutch) states that more work-related accidents have occurred in 2019 than in 2018. What can employers and employees do to reduce the risks of work-related accidents? Read more

Inspection of hoisting and lifting tools

April 3, 2020


BKL is an expert in safety ans specialized in hoisting and lifting tools. As a manufacturer, we know these tools inside and out and as an inspection body we are ISO 17020:2012 type C accredited. We provide a broad range of services: from demonstrating the suitability for first use to conducting periodic inspections, tests and examinations. Read more