Merford is located in Gorinchem and has been around since 1956.

We've been creating solutions from engineering to installation since the 1970s. All this time, growth and development are central to us. We have been working together, innovating and specializing for decades. As a result, we have the knowledge and experience to offer a solution for every situation.

Our history in milestones

  • 1956

    Merford is founded and starts selling air-technical components.

  • 1978

    Merford Techniek (later Merford Noise Control) is being added because we are increasingly carrying out complete noise control projects.

  • 1986

    Merford Special Doors is created by an increasing demand for specialist doors (for example acoustic and fire-resistant).

  • 1987

    Harry Vertooren buys Merford from his employer.

  • 1990

    The purchase of a production company in Groot-Ammers gives Merford its own production department.

  • 2009

    All Merford companies are moving to a new location on Franklinweg.

  • 2012

    Adrienne Vertooren will take over the daily management of her father until 2019.

  • 2016

    The range is expanded by the acquisition of door manufacturer Alrema from Tilburg.

  • 2016

    Merford Acoustic Materials takes over the activities of Akoestikon sound-insulating systems.

  • 2017

    Acquisition of the English start-up Sonobex, which gives Merford revolutionary technology for noise control.

  • 2019

    The new CEO Robbert-Jan Ter Horst is appointed.

  • 2022

    New production line of Akoestikon systems goes into operation at the factory in Gorinchem, the Netherlands.