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Seven groups make SHV

Through its history, SHV has changed and diversified its activities. Today SHV is a family-owned multinational whose entrepreneurship is reflected in its wide range of operations. These include LPG distribution, consumer goods distribution, technical installation and technical equipment trading. We have decentralised operating companies (business units) in 56 countries, divided into seven groups:

  • trade in and distribution of LPG ( SHV Energy )
  • industrial services ( ERIKS )
  • cash and carry wholesale ( Makro )
  • heavy lifting and transport solutions ( Mammoet )
  • animal nutrition and fish feed ( Nutreco)
  • exploration and production of oil and gas ( Dyas )
  • provision of private equity ( NPM Capital )

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