In 1919 Paardekooper opened a small book and paper shop in Rotterdam. The business grew, in part due to various acquisitions between 1985 and 2011, into a flourishing concern with a broad pallet of activities.
1998: Move to Oud-Beijerland
Having outgrown its premises in Rotterdam, in 1998 Paardekooper moved to its current premises in Oud-Beijerland with a new logistics centre and head office.
2008: Depa Disposables
Paardekooper joined forces with Depa Disposables, the European market leader for food disposables, packaging and hygiene products, with clients in the wholesale, industry and retail sectors.
2011: Halma Packaging
Paardekooper clustered its strengths with those of Halma Packaging – the expert in the field of packaging and disposables for food-service and retail organisations, industrial bakeries, airline companies and caterers.
2013: PACOMBI GROUP
The Paardekooper Group and the Van der Windt Group come together as cooperating partners in the PACOMBI GROUP. Clients profit from substantial added-value: an even more extensive product range, purchasing advantages and even more quality, expertise and creativity.
2016: Van der Gugten Rijnsburg BV
PACOMBI GROUP acquires Van der Gugten Rijnsburg BV – a family business and state-of-the-art wholesaler specialised in ornamental horticulture packaging. A strategic step for further growth in the Dutch and export horticulture markets.
2018: Broekhof Verpakkingen b.v.
The PACOMBI GROUP acquires Broekhof Verpakkingen b.v. Family business Broekhof supplies packaging and decoration material for the flower and plant branch. The acquisition constitutes a significant milestone for the PACOMBI GROUP and will improve the Group’s specialist and innovative offering to clients in the ornamental horticulture sector to be improved.