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Agenda Announced for World Fluid Power Summit at IFPE 2017

The world of fluid power is getting ready to gather at IFPE 2017, but one event hosted by the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) will truly bring the …

Innovative Hydraulics Launches New Website Resource

Innovative Hydraulics, Wausau, Wis., launched www.innovativehyd.com, a website dedicated to the company’s custom hydraulic cylinder business. It showcases …

Hydraulic Systems Volume 2 Book Released

Hydraulic Systems Volume 2: Electro-Hydraulic Components and Systems by Dr. Medhat Khalil, Ph.D., CFPHS, CFPAI, from Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) …

Peninsular Cylinder Launches New Website

Peninsular Cylinder Co., Roseville, Mich., launched its new website—a fully redesigned platform with new features such as homepage access to its …

Piab Acquires Vaculex

Piab has acquired Sweden-based Vaculex, a manufacturer of lifting equipment based on vacuum technology. With 30 years of experience, Vaculex designs, …

Hydradyne Purchases Hydraulic House Inc.

Hydradyne, Fort Worth, Tex., completed an agreement to acquire Hydraulic House, Inc., Orlando, Fla., with a branch operation in Dothan, Ala. Founded in 1971, …

Fabco-Air Acquires Humphrey Cylinder Product Line

Fabco-Air Inc., Gainesville, Fla., acquired the Humphrey stainless steel, disposable cylinder product line. This also includes the Humphrey volume chamber …

Bailey International Signs Partnership with Axiomatic

Bailey International, Knoxville, Tenn., signed a strategic partnership agreement with Axiomatic Technologies Corp., a global electronic controls designer and …

FPDA Announces New Executive Director

The FPDA Motion & Control Network has appointed Barbara Dunlavey, CMP, CAE, as its new executive director. With more than 20 years of experience managing …

Powering a New Level of Independence in Human Motion Control

Indego® exoskeleton is a powered lower limb orthotic device developed by The Human Motion and Control Business Unit of Parker Hannifin, with clinical partners …

RYCO Opens Location in Houston

RYCO Hydraulics Inc., opened a new location in Houston in November 2016, its first in Texas and fifth location in North America. The location includes a …

JARP Industries Acquires Ordered Motion Systems

JARP Industries, a manufacturer of custom hydraulic cylinders in Wausau, Wis., completed an asset purchase agreement of Ordered Motion Systems Inc., a producer …

Renishaw Announces North American Expansion

Renishaw Inc. announced a series of advancements to the North American market, which includes the senior U.S. management team and the completion of a new …

Spectronics and ChemPoint Sign Distribution Agreement

Spectronics Corp., Westbury, N.Y., and ChemPoint.com EMEA BV, a subsidiary of Univar Inc., formed a strategic partnership for distribution of the SPECTROLINE …

Parker to Acquire Filtration Company CLARCOR

Parker Hannifin Corp., Cleveland, Ohio, and CLARCOR Inc., Franklin, Tenn., announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement under with …

GS Global Resources, MSOE Applied Tech Center Announce Seminars

GS Global Resources, Mukwonago, Wis., and MSOE Applied Technology Center, Milwaukee, Wis., announced a new seminar series for industry professionals and …

Servi Fluid Power Owner Management Team Secures Buy-Out

The remaining and full ownership of Servi Fluid Power, Inc., Houston, Tex., has transferred from its parent company, The Servi Group, to the existing owner …

Chemtura Expands Distribution Relationship

Chemtura Corp., Philadelphia, Pa., expanded its distribution relationship with Canoil Canada Ltd. to include Reolube® phosphate ester base stocks in both …

OMEGA Relocates World Headquarters

OMEGA Engineering, Inc. moved its world headquarters to Norwalk, Ct. after five decades in Stamford. The new, 5-story, 412,000-square foot corporate office is …

Hydraulic Supply Company Expands into Mexico

Hydraulic Supply Co., Sunrise, Fla., opened its first international Eaton Aeroquip retail store, under HSC Hydraulics de Mexico, in Monterrey, Mexico. As part …

Dana Enters Purchase Agreement of Brevini Group

Dana Inc., Maumee, Ohio, entered a definitive agreement to purchase the power transmission and fluid power businesses of Brevini Group, S.p.A. Dana plans to …

Fluid Power Grant Awarded to Middle School

River Road Middle School in North Carolina was awarded a matching grant for technology integration by Goldenrod Research Corp. Through the grant, high-tech …

Hannon Hydraulics Celebrates 40th Anniversary

In August 1976, H. Wade Reed started Hannon Hydraulics in a small home garage. After several moves in the first few years from that original garage, Hannon …

PIRTEK Hose Replacement Keeps Lollapalooza Show on Schedule

Lollapalooza is an annual music festival that tours North America with acts that include alternative rock, punk, metal, and comedy. The event was in setup mode …

IGP Invests in Des-Case

Industrial Growth Partners (IGP), a San Francisco-based private equity firm, acquired the parent company of Des-Case Corp. With a 20-year history in the …

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