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Doedijns Group International (DGI) is a collaboration of companies that together have over 200 years of experience. The commonality and driving force behind this collaboration is the passion for and in-depth knowledge of engineered hydraulic power, motion and control solutions.


Our story

DGI is the international recognised system integrator that designs, manufactures, assembles and distributes engineered, cost effective and tailor made solutions to its global clients in a wide variety of industries, such as the oil & gas, mining, mobile equipment, offshore, renewable energy or heavy industry.

DGI strives after operational excellence, always trying to outperform the competition and help and support clients the best way possible. Whether it involves a system, component, service or our rental equipment, we partner up with our clients and contractors to better understand their issues and provide them with solutions that meet and exceed their requirements.

The focus on market driven R&D helps DGI to develop innovative ideas and distinguish itself from the competition. In the conventional world of hydraulics, reliable and fresh ideas can make the difference. The difference between being an international industry leader or a follower.

The passion and drive to be the best creates a corporate culture that let people thrive. It makes people want to be part of the team, it makes DGI an employer of choice.

Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

Quality, health, safety and environment are increasingly important in our business and have been crucial issues for DGI for many years. It is DGI’s ambition to be compliant to all client demands, quality standards and international health, safety, and environmental laws and legal requirements.

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Research & Development

DGI has a strong focus on market driven R&D to serve our clients the best possible way and stay ahead of the competition. We invest in the development of our employees, by stimulating information sharing and encouraging creative and new ideas and concepts. DGI strives to continuously provide clients with innovative and cost effective solutions that make a difference.

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  • Frank Robben, CEO

    Mr Robben was appointed CEO of DGI (Doedijns Group International) in 2015. He holds a master’s degree in Civil Structural Engineering from the University of Technology in Delft, the Netherlands. He has a background in international operations and project management. Previous roles include COO at Hertel and several project management related roles at Royal Dutch Shell and Fluor. The CEO is Chairman of the Management Board and is responsible for operations, leadership and governance of the Management Board.

  • Robert Don, CFO

    Mr Don was appointed CFO of DGI in January 2018 after previously serving different positions within DGI since 2002. He brings 20 years of experience in Finance, predominantly in the Oil & Gas industry. Mr Don holds a Master of Business Administration from the Open Universiteit Nederland. The CFO is responsible for finance, accounting, tax, treasury, legal, risk management and ICT.

IK investment partners

In August 2011, DGI was acquired by the IK 2007 Fund with the ambition to help grow the business, both organically and through selected add-on acquisitions. For more information visit

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