Hoza (which later became Hoza Holding) was founded in 1938 by the Van der Horst family in Zaandam, The Netherlands, producing various wooden products for the tourist industry, such as windmills and clogs. Today, in Scheemda, the company produces logistic products from a variety of materials.
A brief history:
|1958||Move to the town of Scheemda, in the north of The Netherlands. As well as physical space, there is plentiful manpower available.|
|1961||Start of the new premises on our 8-hectare site. We are still located at this site.|
|1963||As well as wood-based products, started to work with steel. This expansion made Hoza one of the first suppliers of logistic products combining these materials.|
|1984||Focus switched to steel-based products (steel, stainless steel and aluminium). Wooden parts and components of plastic and other materials are purchased for our production development.|
|1990||After a management buy-out, Hoza becomes part of the Zwartwoud Group in Groningen, The Netherlands. Particularly on marketing and product development, this is a positive collaboration, doubling the turnover of both Hoza and Zwartwoud.|
|1999||In order to improve relations on office design and shop furniture and logistic services, subsidiaries Hoza and Zwartwoud became independent.|
Hoza now has approximately 100 employees; welding procedures are fully automated. Hoza is ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified.