1983 – Start of MQ Statieven
The company started in 1983 as a metalworking company. Due to a request from the market we started manufacturing tripods.
1988 – Sales of masts
In 1988 there was a demand for masts. We have started developing and producing masts to meet this demand.
2002 – New management of MQ Statieven
The company has been taken over by former employees Van Dongen & De Vries. They have continued the company with the same core values.
2008 – Expansion of building in Etten-Leur
Due to the growth of the company in 2008 the current location has been expanded with a second production hall.
2010 – Sales of GNSS/GPS masts
Due to market demand the development and production of GNSS/GPS masts for machine control applications has started.
2018– New Direction MQ Statieven
The company is taken over by Frank van Dongen & Jossinda van Dongen – Vissenberg. The focus will be more on tripods and there will be a new vision for the future.
2019 – Start development brand MQ
MQ is being developed as a brand for quality tripods for the industry. The tripods get a modern design and are made of high grade materials for more stability and a long service life.
2021 – Founding TripodStore
We wanted to bring our products closer to the customer and expand our accessibility so that everyone can enjoy our quality products for a fair price. With this vision the TripodStore was founded in 2021.
2022 – Start of Dovi Group
Dovi Group will be our new company name and the umbrella organization for our brands.
2022 – Innovation Precision Tripods MQ
The brand MQ has has been further developed with the introduction of the Precision Tripods, MQ has also proven itself in the metrology. These tripods have a extremely high stability and thanks to our patent pending Anti Vibration Technology, you can achieve the most accurate measurement results.
2023 – Official Launch Geomate
Geomate offers a wide range of tripods, masts, and accessories used in construction and argiculture for surveying and machine control. The products are very solid and are characterized by their multifunctional usability.