Wholesale of Universal Joints and Driveline Parts. Bakkeren supplies genuine parts and alternate brands. Bakkeren product portfolio includes products for brands such as Mercedes®, Ford®, Volvo®, Scania®, Chevrolet®, Mack®, Nissan®, Hino®, Tata®, Fiat®, Paccar®, M.A.N.® and DAF®. Knowledge of heavy wear parts became a specialism. Bakkeren produce, trade and supply driveline parts and universal joints around the world. Bakkeren is a leading supplier of driveline parts and universal joints. Bakkeren a 128-year-old family company, and their trusted products can be found in trucks and cars around the globe.
Bakkeren is a private owned company established by Mr Antonius Bakkeren in 1883 in Breda, The Netherlands. The unique metalsmithing techniques, durability and design soon resulted in a solid reputation. Starting with railings, undercarriages and restoration of the city hall. Until this day the Bakkeren designs of ironworks are present in the historical center of Breda. Bakkeren designed a vacuum breaking system for trailers, this system received approvement by te Dutch national government. Until the second world war Bakkeren produced and implemented these systems. In 1940 during occupation of The Netherlands the Bakkeren company was forced to a standstill until the end of 1944. After the war Bakkeren started refitting and rebuilding American army materials for alternate purposes. Mr. Peter Bakkeren became the new CEO and Bakkeren started building it’s first trailer in 1945 and also started trading in truck parts with heavy wear.
The Dutch flood disaster of 1953 resulted in enormous devastation. Bakkeren designed and constructed deep loading trucks used for rebuilding the flooded areas. As a result of the growing operations Bakkeren moved to a new location.
During the 50’s the European automotive industry increased producing of heavy trucks. Bakkeren succeeded in penetrating this growing market. Supplying an Italian oil company Bakkeren entered the international markets and started exporting.
In the 60’s Bakkeren proved to be an innovating and customer orientated partner in the market for automotive parts of heavy wear with specialism in driveline parts and universal joints. Bakkeren focused on the international automotive market. The products & services laid the foundation for a strong reputation and satisfied clients in the global automotive industry.