VolkerWessels is a close-knit group of companies working in construction and related fields. Its 125 operating companies trade as independent entities with their own profit and market responsibility, and are divided into three sectors: Building and Property Development, Infrastructure and Specialisms. The operating companies form part of a strong internal network, within which they cooperate in the areas of business development, staff development and communication. Facilities are also shared in the fields of IT, insurance, finance, legal affairs, equipment, purchasing and services. VolkerWessels focuses its activities mainly on the Netherlands. It also has offices in a limited number of other countries: Belgium, Germany, United Kingdom, the United States and Canada. The company´s motto, ´Building together on home, work and transportation´, is put into practice every day by an average of 16.600 employees.