HAL Trust, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the building materials, construction, office furniture, staffing, shipping, orthopedic devices, media, and other businesses in Europe, the United States, Canada, Asia, and internationally. The company produces composite panels for facade cladding, as well as laboratory furniture; supplies timber products and building materials; manufactures panels for various interior surfaces, such as kitchens and retail furniture; and distributes liquefied natural gas. In addition, it provides furniture and fit out services for office, education, healthcare, and retail environments under the Ahrend, Gispen, and Presikhaaf brands; manufactures and sells orthopedic and other medical aids; provides temporary staffing agency services to oil and gas, marine, and offshore wind industries; and publishes the Dutch financial newspaper, Het Financieele Dagblad, as well as operates BNR Nieuwsradio, a radio station. Further, the company offers business process outsourcing and factoring services for the Dutch health care sector; horticultural communication products and services to growers, garden centers, and retailers; develops and produces identification and timing equipment for sports events under the MYLAPS brand; and sells hearing aids. Additionally, it engages in online retail and distribution of computer gaming equipment and accessories; development and rental of retail centers, multi-family properties, and office buildings; and provision of financial assets, such as marketable securities and cash-equivalent instruments. The company operates storage terminals; and a network of specialized care centers and various fitting locations; and 31 gas tankers. HAL Trust was founded in 1873 and is based in Willemstad, Curaçao.