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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 …

Danfoss Sustainability Director to Support ESG Efforts

Danfoss Power Solutions recently named a director of its newly created Center for Sustainability.  Danfoss named Carina Christine Skovmøller the center’s …

Trelleborg Hires Sales Engineer

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, a manufacturer and supplier of precision seals, bearings, and custom-molded polymer components, recently hired Kevin McCue as …

Plymouth Tube Changes Board

Plymouth Tube Co., a family-owned precision metals manufacturer in Warrenville, Illinois, recently announced changes to its board of directors. The changes …

Hallite Names Marketing Director

Hallite, a manufacturer of hydraulic cylinder sealing solutions, recently promoted Flavia Richards to global marketing director.   Richards was previously …

Bosch Rexroth’s HydraForce Acquisition Final

Bosch Rexroth announced today that its acquisition of HydraForce has been finalized. According to a press release, after receiving approval from the antitrust …

HANNOVER MESSE Rebrands as Industrial Transformation

Organizers of the HANNOVER MESSE USA trade show recently announced they have rebranded the event as Industrial Transformation USA. The trade show will now take …

Some Shipments Dropped in December

The latest shipments data from the National Fluid Power Association shows decreases in pneumatic and mobile hydraulic shipments while industrial hydraulic …

NFPA Names Board Nominees

The National Fluid Power Association recently named a slate of nominees for its board of directors.  Election takes place during NFPA’s annual business …

Trelleborg Facilities Gain IATF Certification

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions gains International Automotive Task Force (IATF) certification to perform subassembly work for automotive manufacturing customers …

NFPA Opens Scholarships, Needs Judges

The National Fluid Power Association’s Education and Technology Foundation recently opened applications for two scholarships to study fluid power. One …

NOSHOK and KYKLO Partner for Distributor Digitalization

Back in 1967, NOSHOK revolutionized the way industries measure pressure by introducing a liquid-filled pressure gauge. This leading-edge feature slowly caught …

Helios Expands, Adds Facilities

Helios Technologies, a provider of motion and electronic controls, recently announced it is forming two new regional operational Centers of Excellence (CoE) …

Festo Launches Essentials Customer-Service Program

Festo recently launched its pneumatic Essentials program, an ambitious global undertaking to streamline ordering, ensure fast delivery of guaranteed in-stock …

Trelleborg Promotes Managers

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions recently added to its management team. Trelleborg promoted Charise Weigel to customer success manager for its ServicePLUS centers, …

Begin the Countdown to March Madness

By Michael Degan, Editor, Fluid Power Journal. Get ready for March madness. No, not that one. We’re talking about IFPE. If you’re attending the …

Fluid Power Shipments Grew in October

Some fluid power segments saw growth in October, according to recent numbers from the National Fluid Power Association. Raw index data shows that in October, …

Nominations Open for Manufacturing Awards

Nominations for the Manufacturing Leadership Council awards remain open until Jan. 16. The council is a National Association of Manufacturers’ network for …

Houchens Acquires Air Hydro Power

Houchens Industries, which owns companies in industrial manufacturing and distribution, construction, and other businesses, recently added fluid power to its …

HydraForce Partners on Maintenance Solution

HydraForce, a manufacturer of hydraulic values, manifolds, and electrohydraulic systems, recently announced it is partnering with two other companies on a …

Trelleborg Announces Leadership Changes

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions recently added several new hires to its team. Trelleborg named Lindsay Bogart and Dominique Spencer customer success advocates for …

Danfoss and Iowa State Complete Dynamometer Lab

Danfoss Power Solutions and Iowa State University recently completed an off-highway vehicle chassis dynamometer laboratory. Developed and administered by Iowa …

NFPA Roadmap Survey Still Open

You have a few weeks left to complete a survey for the National Fluid Power Association’s 2023 Roadmap report. The survey is open until Dec. 22. It results …