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Wandfluh Names Regional Sales Manager

Wandfluh of America recently named John Conway as regional sales manager for North East America. Prior to joining Wandfluh, Conway held sales and management …

ESA Offers Webinars on Leadership, Websites

The Equipment Service Association is offering two webinars for members in May. The Importance of Authentic Leadership with presenter Adam Livesay, cofounder of …

Make Your Voice Count! 

Let us hear from you!  The 2021 salary survey from Fluid Power Journal and the International Fluid Power Society is live now until June 30. The survey …

Schroeder ‘Cool Manufacturing’ Video Wins Prize 

By Michael Degan, Fluid Power Journal Editor A video by Pennsylvania students made at Schroeder Industries on the topic of What’s So Cool About …

PIRTEK Announces New Franchises

PIRTEK USA, a provider of hydraulic and industrial hose services, recently opened two franchises on the East Coast.  PIRTEK announced new operations in …

 Motion Names NSK Its 2020 Supplier of the Year

Motion Industries Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair, and replacement-part services, named Japanese product supplier NSK as its 2020 Supplier of the …

Hydraulex Launches Reman Repair and Service Brand

Hydraulex, a global provider of new, remanufactured, and repair options of hydraulic components, recently launched Hydraulex Reman to deliver reman, repair, …

Emerson Accepting Scholarship Applications

Emerson is accepting applications until May 31 for its 2021 ASCO Engineering Scholarship Program. The merit-based scholarships reward excellence in education …

National Tube Supply Adds Manager

National Tube Supply recently welcomed Chad Cilley to the company as territory manager. Cilley comes to National Tube Supply with more than 15 years of …

Presentation Highlights FAME Training Program

An April 29 virtual event gives fluid power employers and others a chance to learn about FAME – the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education – a …

PA Students Visit Schroeder Industries to Show Manufacturing Is Cool

By Michael Degan, Fluid Power Journal Editor For years, fluid power companies have had difficulty filling job openings and in fostering the next generation of …

OFCO Announces Staffing Changes

Ohio Fabricators Company recently added two new staff members. In April, OFCO hired Mark Thaxton as an industrial engineer. Thaxton holds a bachelor’s in …

Webtec Names Sales Director

Webtec, a manufacturer of hydraulic measurement and control products, has appointed Matt Peck as director of sales for North and Central America. Peck will …

Schroeder Marks 75 Years in Business

Schroeder Industries, a provider of filtration products and systems, is celebrating 75 years in business. Founded in April 1946, the world of hydraulics looked …

PIRTEK Plans Growth into Canada

PIRTEK, a provider for on-site hydraulic and industrial hose replacement, is expanding its brand presence into Canada. PIRTEK will concentrate on targeting at …

Motion Announces Director of Corporate Development

Motion Industries recently announced that Jim May was promoted to director of corporate development, effective April 1. May joined Motion in August 2020 as …

Motion Announces New Group Vice President 

Motion Industries recently announced Aurelio Banda as the company’s group vice president of automation.  Banda most recently served as president and CEO of …

Fortress Interlocks Acquires Product Ranges of Fluidsentry

British company Fortress Interlocks, which provides machinery safety products, recently entered the fluid power market with the acquisition of the product …

Endress+Hauser Partner Eastern Controls Expands Territory

Endress+Hauser, a manufacturer of measurement instrumentation, recently announced that its representative partner, Eastern Controls, is its exclusive …

ARGO-HYTOS Announces Management Changes

The ARGO-HYTOS Group recently announced upcoming changes to its management team. As of June 30, CEO Christian Kienzle will hand over operational responsibility …

EU Approves Danfoss Acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics

Kentucky Danfoss facility to be sold By Michael Degan, Fluid Power Journal Editor The European Union’s antitrust enforcer has approved Danfoss’s …

Manufacturers Optimistic on Sales This Year

From the Association of Equipment Manufacturers As the industry emerges from a full year under the COVID-19 cloud, a clear majority of equipment manufacturers …

Motion Industries Celebrates 75 Years

Motion Industries Inc., a distributor of hydraulic and pneumatic components, other parts and services, and industrial technology solutions, is celebrating its …

PIRTEK Opens Franchise in Florida

PIRTEK recently opened a new franchise in Florida’s Treasure Coast region, along the state’s Atlantic beaches.  PIRTEK franchisee Lynn Shepard Jr. …

Emerson Opens Scholarship Program

Emerson recently announced that it is accepting applications from U.S. college students for its 2021 ASCO Engineering Scholarship Program.  Emerson will …

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