About us

GDO is the specialist for innovative solutions

GDO is located in the south of the Netherlands, close to the German and Belgian borders. Founded in 1899, GDO has accumulated extensive experience over the last decades. GDO began as a tool builder for the mining industry and developed into a special machine builder for industrial automation and vision inspection.

The company has more than 100 years of experience in the tool, mold and special materials industry, with more than 30 years of experience in industrial automation and over 20 years of experience in high-end vision inspection. A logical next step for GDO is the co-development and delivery of mechatronic and optronic systems according to one “One-stop shop principle”.

Over the years, the focus has been on the sectors of automotive and medical / pharmaceutical solutions, packaging, food and energy. Nevertheless, the basis remains the same in every industry, with highly precise and innovative solutions based on the quality of a toolmaker. With this knowledge, GDO is a globally operating company providing global solutions and services from its locations in the Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, Asia and the USA.