Vacuum technology as a path to success

Innovative handling systems since 2001

HOVA owes its success sence 20 years of experience in vacuum lifting technology. Our company moved into its new company premises in Bad Hall/Adlwang in 2006. Today, HOVA is one of the most innovative and major employers in the region, having received numerous awards such as the Schrittmacher award (2007) and earned the official right to bear the Austrian coat-of-arms for excellence.  We have been working hard to get where we are today, constantly doing our utmost to meet the specific requirements of our customers to an optimum degree. Our committed and highly trained team is always ready to design special solutions for you and manufacture them in our own production facilities, striving to find safe and professional solutions for every requirement. 

HOVA Maschinenbau GmbH has been certified EN ISO 9001: 2015 since November 2018. As the only Austrian manufacturer of vacuum lifting devices.



Ing. Gerhard Holzner founds an engineering consulting firm.




HOVA established by Ing. Gerhard Holzner.




A new, modern company building is constructed. The company is awarded the Young Entrepreneurs’ Prize.




Schrittmacher award


Company awarded official right to bear the Austrian coat-of-arms for its high-quality products.


Expansion and additions to company building


EN ISO 9001: 2015 certified


Doubling of the production area


Doubling of the office area