2019: Technisch commercieel talent gevonden!

Starting March 1st Sharon Michels will be joining Cretes at their sales department. For all your questions concerning spare parts and project management you can also contact her from now on. From everyone at Cretes and Valtech... Welcome Sharon!

Check our other vacancies at the Valtech jobsite

2018: Successful launch of the new UNION flax harvesting machines

The launch of the latest UNION flax harvesting equipment was a huge success. The new developments on the self-propelled roll-up press were received with great acclaim.

Union and Cretes therefore remain determined to continue the development of this machine with great enthusiasm.

For more information about Union, follow this link. On YouTube you can also find a nice movie of the roll-up presses (made by Instant Agri).


2018: New kit for Senegalese footballers

The CRETES football team has retired some time ago. Our football kit however got a new destination.

Since recently, a youth team from the city of Mbour in the Senegalese region of Thiès is the proud owner of this kit. Best of luck you guys!!


2018: Bale openers under construction

Three brand new bale openers of the type “Chargeuse” are currently under construction and soon will leave the Gullegem workshop.

Year after year this machine remains one of our top models. The “Chargeuses” have been built by Cretes for several decades and still keep proving their high end quality in the flax and hemp industry.

Follow this link for some extra information.



Driven by value creating technology!

Valtech Group is a family group distinguishing itself by project based and customized machine building. The group is widely praised for its know-how and experience in the fields of Automation, Recycling & Sorting and Fibres & Textiles. The new logo of the group was launched in March ’18.

CRETES is proud to be part of Valtech Group for many years. Check out the website of the Valtech Group at


2017-September: Eeuwen ondernemen - Centuries of entrepreneurship

Soon available in your bookshopl!


“100 companies of 100 years old sharing their history”

ETWIE and SNOECK publishers recently published, with the support of the Chamber of Commerce VOKA, the book "Eeuwen ondernemen", containing a presentation of 100 Flemish or Brussels companies that have been active for more than 100 years. The participating companies are active in a broad range of industries and are very diverse in structure and size. Also CRETES was invited to collaborate in this edition. The final result will soon be available in the bookshop.

| Hardcover | 235x280mm | 240p. | Dutch (French under revision) |
| ISBN 978-94-6161-412-4 | Price: 28€ |