History

History

  • H.P. Van Der Ploeg opens a blacksmith shop in Rotterdam

    H.P. Van Der Ploeg opens a blacksmith shop in Rotterdam

  • A.Q.P. Van Der Ploeg follows dad’s footsteps into the family business

  • Move to Nieuwekerk a.d. Ijssel

    Move to Nieuwekerk a.d. Ijssel, which had a significant impact on the development of Pacton. Here, military trucks were converted and tractors, trailers, and semi-trailers were built

  • Brand name PACTON

    (Ploeg´s Aanhangwagens Chassis Trechters Opleggers Nieuwerkerk / Ploeg’s Trailers Chassis Tractors Semi-trailers Nieuwekerk)

  • Activities begin in Ommen

  • Sold to the Laura Association

  • Ploeg family buys back Pacton

  • Partial takeover by Montracon. Its shares were bought back in 2005

  • Ploeg family sells its last shares

  • Production and sales activities accommodated in Pacton Trailers BV

  • Takeover by the Floor and Kennis brands; production moves to Ommen

  • The Dutch Trailer Center

    DTC comes into use as a rental business for trailers and semi-trailers.

  • Pacton takes over assets of Tracon