1. 1954

Start-up Madern

In April 1954, J. Madern started a local business 'Madern Graveerindustrie NV' in his small garage at the Adriaan Pauwstraat in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands. Specialized in flat and relief engraving techniques for nameplates, layouts of control panels and stamps for the steel, soap an tin industry.

2. 1958

Construction Azaleastraat

In a fast changing world J. Madern and his wife continued to develop themselves as engraving specialists. After a period of expansion and entering the national market, Madern needed more space and a comprehensive machinepark. He started a construction project for a new building at the Azaleastraat, Vlaardingen (NL).

3. 1971

Azaleastraat extension

Eventually Madern grew into a major and international player in the engraving industry, with it’s focus on special engraving techniques. High-end tools like die-cast moulds, injection moulds, embossing punches, tyre patterns and can stamps are a brief overview of the many complicated products that were engineered and manufactured.

4. 1985

Relocation James Wattweg 



In 1985, the company was handed over to J.H.R Madern Junior and relocated to a bigger industrial site at the James Wattweg in Vlaardingen (NL). During the same period, Madern developed special skills for the engraving of rotary tools for various industries, such as pastry-and biscuit dies, rotary tools for labels and finally also rotary dies for the cardboard packaging industry.

5. 1995

Construction Vikingbank

J.H.R Madern continued the tradition of his parents while building modern facilities and developing innovative products for rotary tooling and converting solutions. An important mile stone was the construction of the new production facility in 1995 and its extension in 2001, where the company's head office is still established.

6. 1997

Start-up Madern USA

In 1997, Madern USA Inc. was established to serve the local North American market.





7. 2005

Acquisition of Evers Corporation

At the end of 2005, Madern acquired Arthur J. Evers Corporation and re-named it Evers International LLC. Evers served the liquid packaging industry for more than 4 decades and with this consolidation of know-how and experience the presence of Madern in the liquid packaging industry was completed.

8. 2006

Construction Apex (Madern USA)

With the opening of a brand new production facility in October 2006 in Apex NC, Madern confirmed its commitment to the American continent to manufacture and serve all rotary tool requirements for the local cardboard packaging industry.



9. 2008

Start-up Madern Asia

In 2008, Madern Asia Limited was established to serve the growing Asian market.





10. 2009

Relocation to Hong-Kong (Madern ASIA)

With the relocation to Hong-Kong, Madern confirm its commitment to the Asian continent to serve all rotary tool requirements for the tobacco cardboard packaging industry.



11. 2013

Acquisition AJB Instrument

There have been a number of strategic acquisitions from 2004 until today, with the acquisition of AJB Instrument B.V. Madern current focus is to expand horizons and offer specialistic engravings know-how and craftmanship to various markets within the high-precision engineering industry.

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