Fish Protector

Herder B.V brings a new innovation to the market for ditch maintenance. The Gebr. Tolenaars and Herder B.V have agreed that the patent for the Fish Protector MK01 will be taken over by Herder B.V. With the Fish Protector a big step is made in the fish-friendly mowing of the waterways by using flashlights. Recent research has shown that fish mortality decreases significantly. Herder B.V will take over both production as well as the distribution of the Fish Protector.

Corona update

Just a short update around the current “Covid-19 situation”. These are special times for everyone. Herder follows the stricter national measures and has taken other far-reaching measures to offer our employees, customers and suppliers a safe and healthy environment. Fortunately, these measures have so far paid off and the production of machines and equipment continues just like the supply of part.

Stay safe!


Due to the current situation about the Covid-19 (corona) virus, Herder has taken some additional measures. Where you are normally welcome, we have decided to temporarily not allow visitors to our factory to protect you and our employees. We hope for your understanding.

Furthermore, we have taken various internal measures to combat the Covid-19 (corona) virus, but our factory will still be in operation however in modified form. The production continues with the necessary precautions and the parts supply will also be guaranteed.

Alamo Group Inc. to acquire Dutch Power Company

Giessen, 21 February 2019 – Dutch Power Company (DPC) today announced that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of the company to the American Alamo Group Inc. Alamo Group, quoted on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), designs, manufactures and distributes high-quality machinery, including a wide range of mowers for professional use. DPC also manufactures professional machines and is best known for the brands Conver, Herder, Precision Makers, Roberine and Votex. This acquisition will expand Alamo Group’s solid market position in Europe, in particular in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany, the primary sales territory of DPC. The seamless match between the product ranges of the two companies will enable Alamo Group to offer its customers a very complete range of professional lawn mowing machinery.