Strong as iron since 1911!

Founded in 1911 as a local blacksmith in Aalten, in the Eastern Netherlands. Now, many years later, it has become an international player in the agricultural, infrastructure, industrial and horticultural sectors. A family business with an important goal: Developing innovative Hoopman and Holaras machines that add value, for and with its customers and partners. Providing reliable solutions, quality products and specialist service is in the company’s DNA.

Hoopman Machines produces and develops machines under the brand names Holaras and Hoopman. The Holaras brand, for feed harvesting, livestock farming, onion processing, biogas industry and infra-technology. The Hoopman brand for seed enhancement equipment and installations, specialized in coating, drying, sorting, priming and disinfection of (vegetable) seeds. Together with our team of specialists, we are able to develop, design, produce and assemble as a ‘one-stop-shop’. Something we have been doing for many years and which makes Hoopman Machines unique.

Working with us

Our people make the difference. We owe the quality of our machines and services to our enthusiastic employees. They form the solid basis on which our company’s healthy future, and above all our customers, depend. By investing in making sure our employees can remain in useful employment in the long run, we keep them engaged, motivated and productive. Hoopman Machines is a no-nonsense family business with more than 111 years of experience and around 75 employees. And the short communication lines within our organisation ensure pleasant partnerships and a friendly atmosphere, fitting for a family culture.

Do you want to know more about a career at Hoopman Machines? Please have a look at our vacancies or send an email to