As of 1 January 2014, the official legal form of Meijer Special Equipment V.O.F. has changed to MSE-FORKS B.V.
The Friesland-based company MSE-FORKS is the world’s biggest producer of extendable forklift trucks, which can be operated manually as well as hydraulically. As well as making the telescopic forks, MSE-FORKS is also a pioneering manufacturer of attachment equipment for forklift trucks to deal withpalletless transport, such as the patented RollerForks®, RollerForks® Push/Pulls and RollerForks® Lifters. The company also provides a wide variety of logistical solutions to various OEMs.
With this legal change, all the company shares become the property of two of the three children of the founder, Mr Sjoerd Meijer. The youngest son, Mr Albert Meijer, formerly the Director of the sister company Meijer B.V., has decided to withdraw from the family business and is preparing for a new venture. The current shareholders of the family business are Mr Hendrik Meijer, Director of MSE-FORKS B.V., and Ms Jenny Meijer.
Because of the new legal form there are a couple of administrative changes: