Who we are

SafanDarley is the leading global specialist in developing and constructing press brakes and shears for both thin and thick sheet metal. SafanDarley is a leading company that covers all disciplines. From R&D and engineering to manufacture and assembly. From marketing & sales to technology and training. And from helpdesk to service department. SafanDarley has 2 production plants, a head office in Lochem and a branch in Eijsden. The company employs approximately 200 members of staff.

Flexible manufacturing of sheet-metal working machines

Innovation also plays an important role in our own SafanDarley press brake production process. We use the most sophisticated equipment and systems in a streamlined process with strict quality control. In doing so we apply the principles of ‘lean manufacturing’ to produce as flexibly as possible with minimum wastage. This way we combine the best possible quality/price ratio with socially responsible entrepreneurship.

The E-volution in sheet metal working

As the inventor of the servo-electronic press brake, SafanDarley brought about a veritable e-volution in sheet metal working. Not only because of superior electronic technology compared to traditional hydraulics, but also through innovative machine concepts, unique control systems and optimal production automation.

Unique range of electronic press brakes

With its Original E-Brake, SafanDarley established itself a lead that no one is can catch up with. The SafanDarley range of electronic press brakes is unmatched in the entire world. Besides electronic press brakes, SafanDarley also offers Hydraulic and Hybrid press brakes. With these types of machines, SafanDarley offers a complete range of press brakes.


In 1988, SafanDarley had already installed the first robotic press brake in Europe. SafanDarley is now an experienced specialist in the field of automated bending cells including the standard SafanDarley R-Brake and SafanDarley E-Brake Mini Cell. The SafanDarley integral solutions for your production process go much further than stand-alone solutions.

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