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A STORY ABOUT EVOLUTION & INNOVATION

SIDEM is more than eighty years of experience and know-how. The no-nonsense approach of a healthy family business with the ambition of a flourishing multinational.
We are the oldest brand in chassis parts and proud of it. Proud of our rich past and looking ahead to a brilliant future.

Sidem timeline

1933

Sidem, the société industrielle de décolletage et mécanique, is established in the Brussels Chamber of Commerce.

1983

Walter Verfaillie takes over Sidem in October 1983 and gives the company new energy.

1986

Thanks to the dedication and business instinct of Walter Verfaillie the small company grows into a well performing SME. Sidem relocates to its self-built warehouse in the port of Roeselare.

1991

With its first foreign production plant in Hungary, Sidem takes on an international character. Production volumes increase considerably, ensuring the growth of the company.

2001

To further increase production capacity Sidem opens a second production plant. This time in Romania, that has a strong local auto assembly industry.

2011

Sidem moves to the new, fully automated distribution center in Gullegem. The emphasis is placed on efficiency, technical expertise, innovation and environmental friendliness.

2014

Further vertical integration with the installation of our own forging facilities results in more production flexibility and reduces the time to market new references.

The story continues...

Sidem embraces the future. Clear focus, smart investments and continuous improvements in our production processes allow us to maintain the highest quality standards within a flexible company structure. We are moving forward, step by step.