We make material handling more efficient

Hovmand is a world-leading manufacturer of lifters and lifting tools. Hovmand has globally been supplying lifters to a wide range of companies and industries and for a variety of purposes for many years. Our broad portfolio of lifting and moving equipment is supported by customised, engineered solutions meeting special demands.

Intelligent lifting & moving solutions

We manufacture your solution

Based on 45 years of experience and our broad products
range, we are able to improve our customers’ workflows
by delivering customised and intelligent solutions.
The lifting tools make the lifters suitable for a wide range of
applications and tasks. Our lifters are sold and serviced
through a network of dedicated distributors
worldwide

Mission

We make material handling more efficient and
improve the daily work life.

Vision

We want to be the world’s leading
manufacturer of lifters.

Customers

Our equipment, mobile battery-powered lifting devices–
we call it lifters – are delivered to several different industries
such as; Pharma, Food, Manufacturing, Retail,
Service & Distribution.

Product

Hovmand supplies equipment to lift and
carry boxes, drums, reels and other items.

Benefits

With our equipment, you are able to lift and carry
more, optimise workflows and eliminate
inappropriate lifting and handling.

Value

With Hovmand lifters, you improve the material flow
and increase efficiency. In addition, you improve work
life and job satisfaction.

The Impact model

The Impact model illustrates that we develop and manufacture
our lifters to create:

  • Increased Efficiency
  • Enhanced Functionality
  • New Opportunities
  • Improved Work life
History

1972 : Company founded in a hen house
1995 : Introduction of lifter as we know it today
1999 : Søren Hovmand takes over management
2000 : First lifters shipped for export
2005 : Introduction of the Impact series

2007 : Søren Hovmand takes over ownership
2011 : Strategy solely focusing on lifters
2012 : Introduction of the INOX series
2014 : Hovmand GmbH established in Munich
2016 : Globally the largest supplier of lifters

Ownership

CEO and owner is Søren Hovmand, MSc
(Mech.Eng.), BSc (Commerce) – son of the
founders Bibi and Hans Christian Hovmand.