Fluid Power Journal

Industry News

NFPA Reports Continued Growth in March

Data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows the 12 month moving average of shipments for pneumatics, hydraulics, and total fluid power …

National Tube Supply Announces Acquisition of Commercial Fluid Power

National Tube Supply has acquired Commercial Fluid Power,  with locations in North Canton and Dover, Ohio, as well as Rome, Georgia. Commercial Fluid Power is …

Hoses2U Launches Mobile Hydraulic and Industrial Hose Service in Denver

Hoses2U, a provider of  mobile hydraulic and industrial hose-replacement services, announces its recent relocation from Oklahoma City to the Denver area. The …

Trelleborg Achieves ‘Masters’ Supplier Status with Daimler

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions receives the 2022 Masters of Quality Award from Daimler Truck North America (DTNA), a “best of the best” honor reserved for …

Eagle Stainless Tube & Fabrication Inc. Renews ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Certifications

Eagle Stainless Tube & Fabrication has announced the successful renewal of its ISO 13485:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 quality management certifications. Eagle …

NFPA Reports Continued Growth in March

The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows the 12-month moving average of shipments for pneumatics, hydraulics, and total fluid …

HydraForce Appoints David Krafft Marketing and Communications Director

HydraForce, a leading manufacturer of hydraulic valves and manifolds, has appointed David Krafft as marketing and communications director. In this role, Krafft …

National Tube Supply Welcomes New Territory Manager Mike Barnhardt

National Tube Supply is pleased to welcome Mike Barnhardt as a new territory manager for the Southeast region. Barnhardt comes to National Tube Supply with …

Bosch Rexroth Prepares for North American Expansion

Bosch Rexroth has opened a production plant in Querétaro, Mexico in preparation for growth in North America. The plant will include capacities for the …

NOSHOK Announces New Customer Support Manager

NOSHOK is pleased to announce that Jody Hurd has been hired as Noshok’s Customer Support Manager. Jody brings 27 years of experience in inside sales …

NOSHOK Announces Brian Joo Promotion

Brian Joo has been promoted to Customer Support Specialist. Brian is a familiar voice to many, having been with NOSHOK for over two decades. Brian has …

President and CEO Gregory Gumbs Leaves Bosch Rrexroth after Two-year Tenure

Bosch Rexroth announced its President and Chief Executive Officer Gregory Gumbs will leave the company July 1, 2023. Gumbs, who joined the organization in late …

Growth Continues in February Shipments

The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows the 12-month moving average of shipments for pneumatics, hydraulics, and total fluid …

Trelleborg Promotes Randall to Strategic Account Manager for Global Off-Highway

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has promoted Brett Randall to Strategic Account Manager for Global Off-Highway. Randall will act as a global account manager, …

Trelleborg Hires Hendrix as Industrial Sales Engineer for Southern USA

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has hired Steve Hendrix as Industrial Sales Engineer. Hendrix will be responsible for growth in the South Carolina, Georgia and …

National Tube Supply Welcomes Jaime Bustos to Business Development Team

National Tube Supply has announced that Jaime Bustos has joined the Business Development team. Bustos’ responsibilities include inside sales, business …

Growth Reported in January Shipments

Fluid power shipments grew in January, according to data from the National Fluid Power Association. Raw index data shows that pneumatic, mobile hydraulic, and …

Colonial Seal Company acquires SSP Manufacturing

Colonial Seal Company, a New Jersey-based specialty distributor of standard and custom sealing solutions, formalized the acquisition of SSP Manufacturing of …

National Tube Supply Welcomes Patrick Eagan to Business Development Team

National Tube Supply has announced that Patrick Eagan has joined the Business Development team. Eagan’s responsibilities include inside sales, business …

Danfoss Power Solutions Appoints New President of Fluid Conveyance Division

Danfoss Power Solutions has appointed Andrew Smulski as the new president of its Fluid Conveyance division. Previously senior vice president of Distribution …

Lexair Acquires Valve Manufacturing Assets From Keystone, an Emerson Brand

Lexair has made an acquisition of specific manufacturing assets from Emerson’s Keystone lines for the US Navy markets. The transaction also includes …

Trelleborg Promotes Castleman to Vice President of Marketing Americas

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of precision seals, bearings and custom-molded polymer components, has promoted Heather …

Debt Ceiling Brinksmanship Hurts U.S. Manufacturing

By Kip Eideberg, Senior Vice President of Government and Industry Relations, Association of Equipment Manufacturers The last time we tipped dangerously close …

Driving Growth in Australia

BRISBANE and MELBOURNE, Australia, March 31, 2023 – Today, Hallite Seals Australia, a leader in the supply of premium quality hydraulic cylinder sealing …

Airline Expands Sales Territory

Airline Hydraulics Corp., a distributor of Phoenix Contact products, recently announced the expansion of its authorized sales territory to include Western New …