Zuidberg North America Inc., a provider of parts and technology to the North American agricultural and tractor equipment market, announced it has opened a 10,000-square-foot distribution center in Cedar Falls, its first U.S. facility.

The Dutch-based company is a global market leader in front three-point hitches and front power take off (PTO) technology for tractors. The Cedar Falls facility will focus on sales, distribution and warehousing for the company's North American customer base.

Zuidberg also expects to see a growing demand for its transmissions product line from manufacturers of agricultural and construction machinery.

Founded in 1982 in Ens, Netherlands, the family-owned company has sales in more than 45 countries.