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The first invoice was written with a dip pen and ink.

1865
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The automated cotton and linen weaving mill is a fact in 1911. From 1931 Van Puijenbroek Textiel manufactured its own shirts and work clothing. In 1985 the weaving mill in Tilburg was completely renewed.

1911
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This year the company starts confectioning clothes next to the production of fabrics. This results in a growth of the business, culminating in the number of 1200 employees in 1939. A number that has not been surpassed.

1934
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After another bad period through World War II, Van Puijenbroek Textiel has been given in 1945 a large order from the Canadian Army. Canadian soldiers carry in the war shirts without collars. Wishing to put them back on, so they can go home tidy. Goirle in the long tails of the shirts be removed to make collars. This order made a rapid start-up of the enterprise.

1945
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With the investment of its own spinning mill, Van Puijenbroek Textiel has now the entire production chain (spinning, weaving, finish and manufacture) in its own hands.

1959
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In the sixties a number of workshops were opened abroad, including HaVeP Meerhout (Belgium).

1965
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A part of the manufacturing process was moved to Macedonia. In 1992 own workshop HaVeP Impex was opened. Witch results in a long-term relationshipt, for these factories still produce for the textile company.

1968
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In 1975 Van Puijenbroek Textiel opens a own production facility in Kef (Tunesia).

1975
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By taking over the family business Bucofa in Budel, Bucofa stands for Budelse Confectie Fabriek (free translation: Ready-to-wear factory from Budel), the cooperation with laundries and the automobile industry starts.

1992
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De Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) is founded and Van Puijenbroek Textiel becomes one of the first members. The emphasis will thus be placed more on corporate social responsibility (CSR). Together with FWF Van Puijenbroek Textile is structurally working to improve the working conditions for production workers in the garment industry. In 2014 the studio in Macedonia is first subject of an audit of the FWF. The workshop is evaluated as an example atelier for the clothing industry. A nice compliment to the staff and the team there. Another initiative in the area of CSR and sustainability is launching the HaVeP® REWORK collection in 2012.

2004
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Van Puijenbroek Textiel aims for product development and innovation and takes over design company Alberto Design. In that same year the Texperience Center is opened. This is where the company shows all the possibilities in the field of work- and safety clothing. An auxiliary branch of our own production development department is also founded in Tunisia: VPTex Creation.

2012
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In the new Macedonian factory, the first HaVeP® Worker rolls off the production line on Monday 2nd of July.

2013
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Van Puijenbroek Textiel exists 150 years. With various festivities the past, present and future of the company will be celebrated!

2015
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Van Puijenbroek Textiel becomes Royal Van Puijenbroek Textiel

2015 5th June

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