About Manter

Manter International B.V. develops and manufactures weighing and packaging machines for fruit, vegetables and various other products, mainly for the agricultural and food industry. Our machines are developed and assembled in one location. As a result, we offer a complete, high-quality collection of machines that connect perfectly and work together efficiently. Our machines are known for their robust design, high accuracy and excellent performance.

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Timeline

1995

The start

Herman Wehkamp and Peter Lenferink decided to set up Manter International in 1995. They rented an office with a lodge for the production of the machines and got started right away with a small but highly motivated team. The photo was taken in late 1995.

1995
1996

Volm Companies

Volm Companies is Manter’s first official partner since 1996.  As a Dealer, Volm is responsible for Manter machine sales in the USA and Canada. 

1996
Manter new location 1998 phileas foggstraat 66, emmen
1999

New location

After a successful start, a new building could be built on the industrial estate in Emmen after 4 years. This building had a 1375 m2 production hall and offered enough office space for our growing business.

1999
2005

Hall 2

Continued growth forced Manter to expand. Therefore, Hall 2 was built, this new hall was a doubling of the production space.

2005
2008

Sarco Packaging

Since 2008, Sarco has been a Manter Dealer for the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.

2008
2012

CSA

Since 2012, CSA Sp. z o.o. a partner of Manter. CSA is an experienced, fully equipped and modern supplier in the metal industry.

2012
2013

Manter Ibérica

In 2013, the company Manter Packaging Ibérica was founded by Albert Llaguerri. As a Manter dealer, Manter Ibérica is responsible for sales in Spain and Portugal.

2013
Manter hall 3 finished 2016
2016

Hall 3

In addition to the need for a larger production hall we also needed more office space. Therefore, Hall 3 was built along with the necessary office space and Manter was equipped with a brand new canteen. 

2016
2019

Solidtec

Since 2019, Manter has partnered with Solidtec, a Dutch manufacturer of high-quality palletizing systems.

2019
2020

Hall 4

Due to the growing need for production space, Hall 4 was built. This hall is mainly set up as an additional warehouse and for storage of machinery that is ready for transport. This allows the production halls to be used optimally for production.

2020
2022

The first ‘Manter Dealer Days’

Two Dealer Days followed by a Business Relation Day and finally a Family & Friends Day. This event focused on personal connection with our associates. They were very valuable and successful days.

2022
Drentse Onderneming van het Jaar 2023 - Manter International
2023

Company of the Year in Drenthe

Of the 150 nominated companies from Drenthe, we were appointed ‘Company of the Year’ after a presentation round, an in-depth interview and a company visit. A great achievement that we are very proud of!

2023

Mission

Our mission is to provide high-quality weighing, packaging and palletizing solutions with a low total cost of ownership for the agricultural and food industry worldwide. We create sustainable customer-oriented solutions and provide service that enables optimal productivity.

Vision

Our vision is to create machines that automate the packaging process of fresh food, enhancing efficiency and ensuring the highest standards of hygiene, quality and safety.

Mantertainment

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Mantertainment

The Mantertainment is sent out once a quarter and is written entirely in English.