During the renovation of the Kortrijk train station area, temporary bicycle racks were made at the front and rear of the station. Construction company Stadsbader asked Westland to provid a simple but solid construction.
Barco built a completely new factory hall in 2017. In order to be able to use the space to the fullest and still have room for their air purification plant, they opted to install a construction which carries the purification machines. We took all dimensions of the building and designed a steel construction tailor made to the wishes and requirements of Barco.
The iframes with matching dollies are part of a logistic solution at the Volvo factory in Ghent. All dollies can be individually loaded with pallets on which parts of a car are stacked. After everything has been replenished, the dollie is put in an iframe, after which four iframes are pulled together on a tractor through the factory.
The car body rack for the Volvo V60 was developed to move the complete body of the break model from Sweden to Belgium. Volvo decided to ship the V60, which was originally completely finished in Sweden, to get it assembled and finished in Ghent.
Westland supplied 1300 body rack containers, good for about 1000 tons of steel or 81 trucks. The production of the container took place in Slovakia, in our subsidiary Westmetal sk, which specializes in automotive racks.
This construction was designed by a Japanese Architect firm that participated in the Triennial in Bruges. They cooperated with Bruges architects Dertien12, who in turn contacted Westland for the production of the design.
For a new bicycle storage facility at the De Lovie domain, Westland has created a modern design with wooden finish that can serve as a bicycle shed, but also as a shelter for picnics.