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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 …

Hercules Sealing Products Offers Online Resource

Hercules Sealing Products released an enhanced website that offers users several new features, such as single-page checkout, product availability before login, …

Parker Aerospace Selected to Support Engine Development

Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin Corp., has been selected by Rolls-Royce to support the newest turbofan engine development program, the …

Curtiss-Wright Awarded $80 Million in Contracts for U.S. Naval Defense Platform

Curtiss-Wright Corp. has been contracted to provide valves for the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class submarines and Ford-class aircraft carriers. The awards were …

Anchor Fluid Power Acquires TCF Industries

Anchor Fluid Power, a manufacturer of flanges and fittings, has acquired TCF Industries, a manufacturer of custom fittings and flanges for the petroleum, …

RG Group Acquires Fluid Component Services

On August 1, 2016, RG Group, headquartered in York, Pa., acquired Fluid Component Services, a technical service provider of hydraulic and pneumatic systems and …

Chemtura Expands Distribution Business

Chemtura Corp. announced that effective September 1, 2016, Canoil Canada Limited will be its distributor for finished grease products sold under the G-1000™ …

Daman Celebrates Employees, Leadership Advancements

At its quarterly meeting, Daman’s leadership team announced that Dave Mischier, previously executive vice president, is now president of Daman Products, and …

Danfoss Joins Forces with White Drive Products, Inc.

The Danfoss Group announced its intent to acquire full ownership of White Drive Products, Inc., a manufacturer of hydraulic motors headquartered in …

Linde Hydraulics Opens New Plant in Aschaffenburg

Linde Hydraulics GmbH & Co. KG opened it newly built main plant in Aschaffenburg. The plant consists of a 22,000-sq.-m production and assembly hall, and an …

Protean Electric Receives $70 Million in New Funding for In-Wheel Drive Systems

Protean Electric, a company specializing in the development and commercialization of in-wheel drive systems in Shanghai, China, received $70 million in new …

Canton Fair China Holds Its 119th Session

The 119th session of Canton Fair in China was held in April 2016 with 185,596 overseas buyers from 210 countries and regions around the world in attendance. …

Schmalz Nominated for Hermes Award

As one of only five companies, Schmalz achieved a prestigious place on the list of nominees for the Hermes Award, one of the most important innovation prizes …

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