Bulthuis acquires Bouwmeester in Tilburg to further improve national coverage and expand the southern market.
Because of the constant growth Bulthuis HQ moves from 3200 m2 to a nearby building with 8500 m2.
TGH van den Oever in Ravenstein is acquired and expanded to 1,300 m2. National coverage is now complete. From Ravenstein, exports to foreign destinations are established.
In June, ETTC Parts in Holten is acquired. This gives Bulthuis a firm position in the east of the Netherlands.
A new location in De Meern (Utr.) is opened - an expansion of more than 1,000 m2. From here the provinces of Utrecht, Gelderland and North Brabant are served.
Bulthuis acquires a company in Ridderkerk and from this location the local customers are served. In addition, this company has a well-equipped workshop for the revision of brake shoes, drive shafts, and V-rods.
Bulthuis is growing, hence, an adjacent plot is purchased at Eemspoort. This increases the business area to no less than 3200 m2.
In Noordwolde, the company is outgrowing its location so the decision is made to build a new 2000 m2 warehouse at Eemspoort Industrial Park in Groningen.
In addition to its home base in Noordwolde (Gr.), Bulthuis opens a location in Alkmaar to more efficiently serve and supply the Provinces of North and South Holland.
Freerk Bulthuis starts a wagon factory in Noordwolde, Groningen.