In 1984 Addmetal BV was founded in Venlo by Jan S.T Velmans. Addmetal BV operated as an international process supplier in the field of single and composite precision sheet metal components.
Addit BV was founded in 1989 as an internationally operating System Supplier of generic systems, application systems, complete devices and machines and technical components. Activities such as development & engineering, prototype building, supply chain management, worldwide purchasing & logistics, cost reduction projects and the introduction of new projects were provided by the company.
Addmetal Sp. z o.o. was founded in 1995. Addmetal Sp. z o.o. started out as an international process supplier of single and composite precision sheet metal components. In the meantime Sp. z o.o. has grown into the largest precision sheet metal supplier in Europe and as a contract manufacturer for modules, systems and complete devices and machines.
In the period 1989-2001 the companies Addpro BV, Engineering and prototype construction and Addware BV electronics applications and embedded software, were founded.
In the period 2004-2007 the company name Addmetal was changed to Addit and the business activities of all companies were transferred to Addit BV and Addit Sp. z o.o.
From that moment on, Addit BV and Addit Sp. z o.o. became active as an international supplier of precision sheet metal work and as a contract manufacturer.
Smart Factory 4.0 developed for stainless steel and aluminum sheet metal production.
In 2018, Addit Sp. z o.o. built a new hall and installed the Trumpf smart factory consisting of 3 laser cutting machines and 3 punch laser cutting machines linked to a Stopa warehouse. Dedicated Addit Sp. z o.o. software was developed to make the work preparations fully automatically from the 3D drawing, to house the thousands of sheet metal parts and to produce them fully automatically.
ICT network infrastructure and enterprise management systems.
Addit BV and Addit Sp. z o.o. have a digital paperless factory with the most modern ICT network infrastructure PLM/PDM, Ridder and SAP ERP software, EDI, etc.
E-learning is the basis of our training and education. Our employees can be trained and educated up to and including our corporate MBA course.
This applies to personal development, skills and the acquisition of craftsmanship and knowledge for the proper functioning of employees within all business processes and business functions.
In 2021, the company changes the name System Supplier and Contract Manufacturer to Sheet Metal & Contract Manufacturing. This was for both Addit BV and Addit Sp. z o.o.
Addit BV in Venlo is being restructured, resulting in separation of the halls for precision sheet metal production and contract manufacturing and investments in new machines, automation and industrial equipment.