Facts & Figures


Arms of Utrecht

SHV is historically based in Utrecht and has strong ties with the city. This is reflected in the company logo which is derived from the arms of Utrecht. The red and white SHV logo is a mirror reflection of the arms of the city. The arms of Utrecht, dating from the sixteenth century, are based on the legend/story of Saint Martin, who gave half of his cloak to save a beggar from the cold.

More on SHV's history

The arms of Utrecht

More Facts and Figures

Highlighted


A range of 680,000 articles

ERIKS is a leading innovative industrial products and services provider with a focus on ... read more >

Founded in 1896

SHV has been in business for 120 years. On April 1, 1896, a group of eight Dutch coal ... read more >

Seven groups make SHV

Through its history, SHV has changed and diversified its activities. Today SHV is a ... read more >