At Somati Vehicles we continously strive to remain among the marketleaders, worldwide, in the design and construction of priority and utility vehicles.

With more than 30 years experience, we’ve got a highly skilled team and build a reputation as a trustworthy partner for the modification of special vehicles.

Our strenght lies in the combination of high quality engineering work and a close relationship to the client. We proud ourselves in providing tailor-made work at the highest standard.

Thanks to our know-how, trainers and service teams, we’re able to provide a total solution for the protection of people and goods in case of disaster and emergency.

Ronny Van Nieuwenhove

Founded in 1962 by Remi Pelgrims, Somati started with the sales of fire extinguishers in Brussels.  The offer quickly extended to extinguishing systems, compartmentation and smoke detection, which urged a move to a bigger location in Aalst.

In 1980 Somati started building fire engines for Belgian fire brigades and army.  Soon, crashtenders for international airports were added to the portfolio.  A separate entity, first named Somati Equipment, was founded in 1990 to further extend the vehicles department. Later the name changed to Somati Vehicles and the portfolio was extended with medical, utility and police vehicles.

Today Somati Vehicles nv is an independent, privately owned company.

  • Tailor made vehicles, designed around the user
  • Integration of the latest technologies
  • 24/7 support and mobile service van
  • Training to end-users by professionals
  • More than 30 years of experience and know-how


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