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2017 ESA Fall Tech Conference in Phoenix

This year’s annual Equipment Service Association (ESA) Fall Technical Conference will be held November 8–9 in Phoenix, AZ at the Crown Plaza Phoenix …

Hyflow Controls Announces Partnership with Vibo

Hyflow Controls Inc, a global supplier of professional hydraulic parts has announced a strategic partnership with Vibo Hydraulics, an enterprise specialized in …

PIRTEK Owner Expands Tucson Market

Paula Meyer has become the new owner of the PIRTEK Palo Verde location in Tucson, Ariz. She acquired the franchise in May after being downsized from her job at …

HAWE Introduces eDesign Programming Interface

HAWE Hydraulik released eDesign, a graphical programming interface for hydraulic controls. The Cloud-based program is available 24/7 with no programming skills …

FPDA, ISD Joint Industry Summit Announces Joint Business Meeting and Panel

The 2017 FPDA Motion and Control Network (FPDA) and the International Sealing Distribution Association (ISD) Joint Industry Summit introduces a Joint FPDA/ISD …

Industrial Automation Fair Returns in 2018

SPS – Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou (SIAF), a hub for intelligent automation solutions in South China, will hold its 2018 edition from March 4-6 at …

Viking Pump Announces Lab Expansion

Viking Pump recently invested USD $1.75 million to expand its full-service research and testing laboratory in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The lab is key to effectively …

MP Filtri Invested 2.5 Million Euros to Build Research and Test Lab

MP Filtri, a company specializing in hydraulic filtering, recently invested 2.5 million euros in building a 1200 sq m laboratory for researching and testing …

HSC Celebrates Anniversary, Announces Acquisition

Hydraulic Supply Company (HSC), Sunrise, Fla., celebrated 79 years in business in July 2017. The company organized an event to commemorate the special day, …

HYDAC Receives PED Certification

HYDAC International announced that its accumulator manufacturing facilities in Bethlehem, Pa., and Houston, Tex., have achieved PED (also known as “CE”) …

Allison Launches Free Online Wind Energy Course

Wind Energy – From Wind Turbines to Grid Integration is a new, free online course from Alison that will be of interest to anyone currently studying wind …

Alliance Sensors Group and AIM Electronics Announce Partnership

H.G. Schaevitz LLC (dba Alliance Sensors Group), Moorestown, N.J., has partnered with AIM Electronics in Levittown, Pa., to distribute its line of LVDT and …

Hercules Announces Staff Additions

Hercules Sealing Products in Clearwater, Fla., announced the following staff appointments. Jason Looker has been appointed a regional sales manager. He has …

HAWE North America Celebrates 20th Birthday

HAWE Hydraulik celebrated 20 years of business in North America in Charlotte, Houston, and Clackamas. The company provides hydraulic solutions for five key …

Gehring 2017 Honing Conference and Workshops a Big Success

Gehring held its 2017 honing conference and workshops event on May 10-11 at the Inn of St. John’s in Plymouth, Mich. The conference and workshops brought …

Hydroline Oy Receives Investment for International Growth

Hydroline Oy, a family based company in Siilinjärvi, Finland, received an investment from Juuri Partners Ltd., enabling it to grow internationally. The …

Reed Switch Developments Corp. Announces Distribution Agreement with Amazon

Reed Switch Developments Corp., Racine, Wis., has established a North American sales and distribution agreement with Amazon.com for its magnetic reed switch …

Des-Case Repeats as a Top Workplace

Des-Case Corp., Goodlettsville, Tenn., has been named a Tennessean Top Workplace for the third year in a row. The annual nationwide selection program, …

PIRTEK Opens New Location in Palm Beach

PIRTEK has expanded its South Florida presence with a new location in Palm Beach. Owner Sam Belin opened the location earlier in April, staffing it with three …

Motion Industries Opens Dallas Distribution Center

Motion Industries successfully moved into its newly built distribution center in Grand Prairie, Tex.—in the center of the DFW Metroplex. New hanging and …

PHD, Inc. Celebrates 60 Years in Business

PHD, Inc., Fort Wayne and Huntington, Ind., was founded in 1957, and its first product, the Tom Thumb® pneumatic cylinder is still popular today. The company …

Belden Universal Announces Relocation, Expansion of Production Facility

Belden Universal, Broadview, Ill., plans to relocate into a 40,000 ft2 factory, which is currently under construction, in Hillside, Ill. Relocation will …

SCHUNK Opens Service and Technology Center in Houston

SCHUNK held its grand opening to launch its new Service and Technology Center in Houston, Tex. The center has a milling machine, lathe, air chuck display, and …

Young Entrepreneur Launches 24/7 Business in Houston

When RYCO 24/7 Katy Frwy, operated by Central Hydraulic Supply, opened for business, and 26-year-old owner Ben Pacheco launched his first entrepreneurial …

Clippard Chairman Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

William L. Clippard, chairman of the board for Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc., received the Stillman Robinson Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the …

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