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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 …

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 …

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