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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 …

OMEGA Increases Safety in Food and Personal Care Industry

A manufacturer of personal and household care products needed to maintain the temperature of the cleaning liquid within one degree Celsius of the target …

PIRTEK Breaks Ground on New Headquarters

PIRTEK has significantly expanded its national corporate offices and distribution facilities currently located in Rockledge, Fla. During a groundbreaking …

OMEGA Engineering Sponsors FIRST Robotics Team

Omega Engineering sponsored the Sim-City robotics team from Simsbury High School at the 4-day FIRST Robotics National Championship in St. Louis, Mo., from …

Hydraulic Oil Receives RDE 90345 Fluid Rating

PANOLIN HLP SYNTH 32 from The PANOLIN Group is the first rapidly biodegradable hydraulic oil to obtain the Bosch Rexroth RDE 90245 fluid rating. It was also …

Yates Industries Announces New Hires

Yates Industries added two members to its inside sales team: Stacie R. Weissert has been named inside sales manager where she manages the inside sales team and …

Poclain Receives Award by Caterpillar in India

Poclain Hydraulics PVT Ltd., part of POCLAIN Group and based in Pondicherry, India, successfully met the challenging requirements of the CAT SQEP certification …

Hengli Expands to New U.S. Facility

On May 1, Hengli America started operating from its newly acquired 47,000 sq.ft. facility located in Bolingbrook, Ill. Since 2012, the company, a subsidiary of …

SPS-Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou 2017 Achieves Record Visitor Attendance

SPS-Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou, held March 1-3, 2017, ended with record-breaking attendance at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, …

Ritter Technology Acquires Fluid Systems Engineering

Ritter Technology, LLC acquired the business of Fluid Systems Engineering in Clinton Township, Mich., which has been serving the automotive, industrial, and …

WABCO Plans New Engineering Center in Hanover

WABCO Holdings Inc. laid the foundation stone for its new Engineering Innovation Center in Hanover, Germany. Starting in 2018, approximately 450 employees will …

Bishop-Wisecarver Celebrates a Decade as FIRST Sponsor

Bishop-Wisecarver Group, celebrated a decade of support to STEM education in 2017 as it continues to sponsor the FIRST® Robotics programs. The company, a …

Air-Way Mfg. Achieves Certification

Air-Way Global Manufacturing achieved ISO 14001: 2015 Environmental Management certification. The company has been pursuing certification since Fall 2016 and …

SCHUNK Receives Hermes Award at Hannover Messe

The Hermes Award, one of the most coveted technology prizes for innovation, was awarded to SCHUNK during the opening of Hannover Messe by the German …

NASCAR Driver Ryan Newman Visits Aggressive Hydraulics

Aggressive Hydraulics received a surprise visit from NASCAR driver Ryan Newman before his recent victory in Phoenix, Ariz. Ryan toured the facility and met …

Aventics Acquires Vector Horizon Technology

Aventics, Lexington, Ky., acquired Vector Horizon Technology LLC (VHTek) based in Bowling Green, Ky., in order to support further development of the commercial …

Automate 2017 Hits New Heights

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) announced that the Automate 2017 show and conference broke all previous attendance records with show attendance …

NASCAR Driver Ryan Newman Visits Aggressive Hydraulics

Aggressive Hydraulics received a surprise visit from NASCAR driver Ryan Newman before his recent victory in Phoenix, Ariz. Ryan toured the facility and met …

Yates Industries Announces New Hires

Yates Industries added two members to its inside sales team: Stacie R. Weissert has been named inside sales manager where she manages the inside sales team and …

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