Herder mission and vission

Herder mission

For more than 60 years we have been fabricating Herders which meet the specific preferences and requirements of our clients. Over the years we have fabricated more that 20,000 Herder machines and pieces of equipment which are deployed globally in the most diverse conditions. Herders are used in combination with nearly all brands of tractors and earth-moving equipment.

Besides the modifying of tractors and other vehicles, we are also increasingly being called upon to devise custom-made solutions for the management issues of our clients. Notably, this has resulted in recent years in new applications for the use of the Herder arm.

We no longer just supply cutting buckets, but also grass flail cutters and, for example, hedge mowers. Consequently, the area of expertise of Herder has moved from the traditional waterside to the management of all types of open space. Notable within this is that the demand for the management of specific spheres of activity continues to increase. On the one hand, this can be explained by the fact that Herders are being deployed in more countries and, on the other hand, on account of pioneering technical applications.

Herder vision

You will agree with us; ditches, roads, verges, parks and other green areas need to be managed. Management extends the lifespan and provides for an attractive visual image. Currently, the management of open spaces is subject to ever-increasing requirements. This includes costs, quality and indeed, sustainability. What you do is just as important as how you do it.

Within our vision, management is a question of control. Control of course begins with workmanship and expert knowledge. But control also implies having a clear picture over investments and returns. With control we, moreover, imply the pursuit of sustainable and responsible solutions, for humankind and nature. Users can therefore work in an ergonomically relaxed manner and because they have an overall view they can perform better and more safely. For the natural environment, we continually make use of new applications which allows for ergonomically sound management. A good example of this is the ecological cutter which has been built so that small animals and plants are spared during cutting and with which you therefore also comply with flora and fauna legislation.

‘To manage is to control’ is how we see the world and it is from this outlook that we develop tools with which professionals can achieve this.