Airline Hydraulics, headquartered in Bensalem, Penn., recently announced its acquisition of Trola-Dyne, Inc., a privately owned company in business since 1972. Trola-Dyne, located in York, Penn., near an Airline facility, specializes in engineering, designing and building API 614-compliant and industrial lubrication systems, seal gas systems, and other fluid and gas handling systems. The acquisition expands Airline’s offerings to customers in the oil and gas, refining, petrochemical, mining and power-generation industries, among others.
Trola-Dyne’s employees will continue in their positions with the company.
“We are so pleased to be joining forces with Will and the great team at Trola-Dyne, said Mark Steffens, chief executive officer of Airline. “After being our neighbors in York for the past 15 years, we have decided to bring the power of our two great companies together. With Trola-Dyne’s industry expertise and tremendous customer synergies, we see a bright future for the combined entities. Additionally, this acquisition reinforces our commitment to the York community, of which we have been a member for over 35 years. Stay tuned for more great things.”
“We are delighted to be a part of the Airline team and look forward to passing on the benefits of Airline’s broad product portfolio, engineered systems offering, and strong customer support capabilities to our customers,” said Willard Macfarland, Trola-Dyne’s president who will take on the role of general manager.
Airline Hydraulics Corporation, in business since 1949, is a value-added distributor of fluid power, automation, and machine safeguarding products from leading manufacturers including Bosch Rexroth, Eaton, HYDAC, SKF/Lincoln, SMC, Omron, Phoenix Contact, and many others. Airline provides components and custom- engineered technology solutions, offering system engineering, manufacturing, service, repair, and installation.