History

1974 
  • foundation of Turbos Hoet by Alfred Hoet, activity focus on turbos
1975
  • opening of a branch in The Netherlands 
1976
  • opening of a branch in France 
1997
  • start of the first DAF dealership Lille Poids Lourds in Séclin (France) 
1998
  • acquisition of Spillier DAF Trucks in Torhout (Belgium)
  • acquisistion of Devriendt (parts) in Moorsele and Deurne (Belgium)
  • creation of TIR Serwis in Poland
1999
  • start of the DAF dealership Brugge Trucks & Trailers (Belgium)
  • acquistion of DAF dealership Decock in Harelbeke (Belgium)
2001
  • start of DAF dealership Ieper Trucks & Trailers (Belgium)
  • start of DAF dealership St-Omer Poids Lourds (France)
  • setup of a branch in Bulgaria
2002
  • acquisition of HP Turbo (turbos) with branches in Gennevilliers, Toulouse and Avignon (France)
  • acquisition of DAF dealership Decroix in Brussels (Belgium)
2005
  •  start of DAF dealership DAF Spillier Decock in Gent (Belgium)
2006
  • Ackermans & Van Haren acquires 50 % of the new Turbos Hoet Group n.v.
  • Start of the new TH Group
  • acquisition of Universal Trucks with 4 dealerships in Wallonia (Belgium)
  • start of Turbos Hoet Russia n.v. and integrationof the existing DAF dealer for Moscow (Russia) 
2007
  •  acquisition of Turbo World (Turbos) in the Netherlands
  • purchase of construction land for further developments in Bulgaria and France
2008
  • opening of the DAF service point Arras Poids Lourds (France)
  • opening of the Truck service point in Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
  • opening of a Truck service point in Liège (Belgium) 
2009
  • start of Turbos Hoet Tachy (France)
2010
  • opening DAF dealership Spillier-Decock Gent (Belgium)
  • partnership for DAF dealership in Liège (Belgium)
  • start of a turbo branch in Romania through a joint-venture
  • acquisition of DAF dealerships HVNI in Rouen and Le Havre (France)
  • acquisition of remaining 50 % of the shares in the Bulgarian activities 
2011
  • centralisation of the parts warehouses in Roeselare (Belgium)
2012
  •  opening of a DAF service point in Reims (France)
  • creation of a joint-venture (THG 51%) for DAF dealership Minsk (Belarus)
2013
  • TH Group becomes the official KOGEL dealer for Belgium
  • TH Group becomes an official Dong Feng dealer .....
  • TH Group becomes and official dealer for Fiat Professional
  • opening of the newly built dealership in Moscow (Russia)
  • Renovation of the garage Namur (Belgium)
2014
  •  TH Group 40 years
  • TH Group (75%) opens a new Parts and Turbo branch in Warsaw, Poland, together with a local partner (25%)