The latest news

Below you will find the latest news from Lumipol Group.

New name for NPS Diesel

Monday, September 5, 2022

New name for NPS Diesel

As of today (Monday 5 September), NPS Diesel will continue under the name NPS Driven. With the same passion for innovation and to provide customer needs with appropriate solutions. However, with new impetus focused on the future.

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NPS Diesel participant in Green Transport Delta innovation programs

Monday, May 23, 2022

NPS Diesel participant in Green Transport Delta innovation programs

Two large consortia of Dutch companies and knowledge institutes in the mobility and transport sector received at the end of last year 47 million euros in government funding to realize breakthroughs in electrification and hydrogen applications in automotive, maritime and air transport. NPS Diesel is participant in both innovation programs.

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Lumipol sells its full share interest in ELEO to Yanmar

Monday, April 4, 2022

Lumipol sells its full share interest in ELEO to Yanmar

Lumipol Group is officially announcing today it has reached agreement with Yanmar, a Japanese multinational company, regarding the sale of its full share interest in ELEO Technologies B.V., a battery technology company based in Helmond, the Netherlands.

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Edwin Rammeloo new CFO at Lumipol Group

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Edwin Rammeloo new CFO at Lumipol Group

Welcome Edwin Rammeloo as CFO of the Lumipol Group. As a committed investor, we want to continue to advise and support our companies in the Netherlands and abroad. Due to the growth of Lumipol and future expansion plans, extra brains are needed in the financial field. We are happy with the arrival of Edwin. Good luck Edwin and welcome to the team! 

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Get to know Peter Wezenbeek, Chief Scientist at Lumipol Group

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Get to know Peter Wezenbeek, Chief Scientist at Lumipol Group

Since October 2021, Peter Wezenbeek has started as Chief Scientist at Lumipol. Peter (also called Peer or Pete) not only has several months of Lumipol experience, but also 30+ years of experience in everything that has to do with electronics and software. We use his observations and insights to better define the innovations within the Lumipol companies, to realize them and where possible to create synergies between the companies. Time for a closer acquaintance with our technological conscience.

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Avular accelerates in making mobile robotics accessible

Monday, January 10, 2022

Avular accelerates in making mobile robotics accessible

Dutch start-up Avular wins CES 2022 Innovation Award honoree for their new product line The Essentials. The company further strengthens its proposition in the industry with a new codirector to lead the thirteenfold grown team.

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NPS Diesel expands John Deere territory distributorship to Germany

Thursday, January 6, 2022

NPS Diesel expands John Deere territory distributorship to Germany

As of January 2022, NPS Diesel has been appointed as official distributor of John Deere Power Systems in Germany. Besides the Benelux, France and Iceland, NPS Diesel is also responsible for the sales and after sales of John Deere Power Systems in Germany. They are officially taking over the distributorship from DGS Diesel und Getriebeservice GmbH, based in Mainz, as of 1st of June 2022. DGS Diesel und Getriebeservice GmbH will continue as an official John Deere Power Systems service dealer.

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Opening new SASMOS production and R&D facility in Bangalore

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Opening new SASMOS production and R&D facility in Bangalore

The state-of-the-art electronics manufacturing and LRU assembly facility at Bangalore's Aerospace Park was officially opened on October 25, 2021. Lumipol was present during the event as an investor.

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ELEO to expand considerably with new battery production plant

Thursday, November 4, 2021

ELEO to expand considerably with new battery production plant

ELEO - the manufacturer of advanced battery systems - will expand considerably with a newbattery production plant at the Automotive Campus in Helmond. In the new facility, the annual battery production capacity increases tenfold to 500MWh – equivalent of approximately 10,000 battery packs. Construction has already started and is expected to be completed by mid-May 2022.

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Lumipol Group acquires Fire Lion Global

Monday, June 7, 2021

Lumipol Group acquires Fire Lion Global

Fire Lion Global is the newest member of the Lumipol Group. The acquisition strengthens Lumipol's position and product offering in the global fire fighting systems business. Fire Lion is a leading manufacturer of foam pumps and has worldwide sales activities. With Vancouver, Washington state (United States) as centre of their activities, the acquisition of Fire Lion is also a great expansion of the geographical presence of the Lumipol Group.

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ELEO raises new investment from Lumipol Group

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

ELEO raises new investment from Lumipol Group

ELEO (formerly SPIKE Technologies) has attracted Lumipol Group as a new investor to realize its growth ambitions. Lumipol Group expresses its confidence and takes a minority stake in the Helmond-based battery manufacturer. This investment enables ELEO to continue its rapid growth in the coming years towards a leading player in the field of advanced battery systems.

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Change of management at Lumipol Group

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Change of management at Lumipol Group

As of July 1, 2020, the management of the Lumipol companies will be transferred by Paul Krieckaert to his sons Tom and Sven Krieckaert. They will both become managing directors and will further develop the Lumipol Group.

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Merger Solfic and Xeamos

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Merger Solfic and Xeamos

As of February 4, 2019, all activities of Solfic E&E have been transferred to Xeamos BV. Xeamos is an independent player in the market and supplies emission reduction systems for all brands of diesel engines in non-road applications. The Solfic brand will disappear from the market after more than ten years.

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New investor for growth Avular

Sunday, July 1, 2018

New investor for growth Avular

Avular has attracted a new investor to accelerate the development of her innovative and promising products. The new investor, Lumipol Holding, will take the place of the previous investors and will invest €1.500.000.

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Lumipol Holding acquires Diesel Equipment Trading (DET)

Monday, January 1, 2018

Lumipol Holding acquires Diesel Equipment Trading (DET)

DET, based in Wijchen (Netherlands) is the Dutch distributor of Mitsubishi and Isuzu industrial diesel engines and spare parts. 

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