1979 Hyva founded in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands.
1980 Hyva France and Hyva Belgium become the first two subsidiaries, expanding Hyva’s network.
1982 Hyva GMBH and Hyva UK are founded to continue expansion onto the European market. Hyva produces its
first hydraulic cylinder.
1989 Hyva Iberica becomes the fifth European subsidiary.
1991 Hyva acquires Kennis, which specializes in rolloader cranes, fitting smoothly into Hyva’s existing range of
products and soon becoming the benchmark for Rolloader cranes.
Hydraulic Floor Systems B.V. (moving floor) is acquired.
Hyva Malaysia becomes the first subsidiary outside Europe representing Hyva's first foray into the Far
1995 Hyva Brazil becomes the first factory outside Europe.
1996 Hyva Thailand and Poland are founded.
1997 Hyva India becomes the second factory outside Europe.
1998 Hyva acquires Technamics B.V. which specializes in the development, production and marketing of hook
lifts and skiploaders (generally known as container handling systems) under the brand name Hyva Lift.
2001 Hyva acquires the hydraulic division of Georg Group in Germany, a leading supplier of high pressure
cylinders with a factory in Olbersdorf, located close to the borders with Poland and Czech Republic.
2003 Expansion into new markets continues with the establishment of Hyva operations in Morocco
and the Czech Republic.
Foundation of Hyva China and Hyva Russia.
2004 Hyva opens its manufacturing plant in Yangzhou, China primarily serving growing demand in the domestic
2005 Hyva starts operations in the USA (Hyva Corporation) and successfully enters this market with its
hydraulic telescopic cylinders.
2006 Hyva acquires its sole distributor Hyva Lift in Ireland.
Hyva opens its latest state of the art facility in Mumbai (India) for production, research and development
of its extensive range of products.
Hyva acquires the AmcoVeba/Ferrari Group in Poviglio, Italy, specializing in the production of fixed
mounted truck cranes.
2007 The Altatec Group of Companies in Australia is acquired and currently continues business under the name
of Hyva Pacific.
2008 Official foundation of Hyva Mexico, Hyva Romania, Hyva Hungary and acquisition of Tecnomet, a producer
of double acting cylinders.
2009 30th anniversary of the foundation of Hyva Group.
2010 Major investment in two new factories in India and China to create additional capacity.
2011 New ownership Hyva
New factories operational in India and China