Verachtert nv was established as a wholesale business for needlework, embroidery yarns and knitting wool by Mr Jos Verachtert in 1949. The company /quickly started designing needlework kits and painting embroidered cushions as well as Smyrna tapestries.
Nowadays the Verachtert Group is a company with more than 300 employees, and it has a business unit in Belgium and Tunisia. The products of the Verachtert Group are distributed in over 60 countries.
The Verachtert Group is active in 4 domains:

- Verachtert nv: wholesaler of needlework and accessories, knitting wool

- Vervaco: design production and marketing of needlework kits

- Verdeco: design, production and marketing of home decoration products, 
  mainly made to measure, such as blinds, hotel linen,...

- Vertex: design and production of technical sports clothes as a subcontractor