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Airline Hydraulics Acquires Hy-Performance Hydraulics

Airline Hydraulics, of Bensalem, Pennsylvania, announced Aug. 11 that it has acquired Hy-Performance Hydraulics, a husband-and-wife team specializing in on-site repairs of hydraulic equipment in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan.

Hy-Performance owner David Oppel will operate from Airline’s Lancaster, New York, facility, located six miles from Hy-Performance, to provide customers with faster on-site repair turnaround and expand Airline’s already extensive hydraulic repair offering.

said in a press release that it expects Oppel’s hydraulic experience to expand its service and repair sector in capabilities and capacity.

In the press release, Mark Steffens, Airline CEO, said: “We worked with Hy-Performance on many projects throughout the years, and our synergy could not have been better. The Hy-Performance team always keeps customers first in mind, and their 40+ years of industry experience add a new level of technical excellence to our team in Lancaster. We couldn’t be happier with our partnership and see a bright future for our combined entities.”

Thomas Lattuca, general manager of Airline’s Lancaster facility, said: “David brings a solid work ethic, strong hydraulic knowledge, excellent troubleshooting skills, and the all-around ‘hands on’ fluid power experience we need. This will increase our service and repair offering to more customers, especially in the aerospace, heavy metal, forming, injection, plastics, and mobile hydraulic industries.”

Oppel said: “I’m excited to begin the next chapter in my career and to be part of the talented Airline team. I look forward to offering my loyal customers an even higher level of service and support through Airline’s broad scope of hydraulic and lubrication capabilities and knowledgeable staff.”



For more information, visit www.airlinehyd.com.


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