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Trelleborg highlights sealing developments, supply chain services at IFPE 2017

At this year’s IFPE, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions will demonstrate the power of its Service PLUS program, which simplifies the workflow across every discipline of a fluid power professional’s value chain; from engineering to logistics, manufacturing to the aftermarket. In addition, design engineers working in power transmission, motion control and fluid power industries will see first-hand […]

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IFPS upgrades Hydraulic Specialist certification manual

The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) has recently upgraded its Hydraulic Specialist (HS) Certification Study Manual. The IFPS HS Certification is for those designing, writing specifications and sizing and selecting components for hydraulic systems across all industries. A new HS Certification Test will be released April 1. Candidates may register now for the HS certification test […]

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Ritter Technology acquires Indiana’s Primet Fluid Power

Ritter Technology, LLC, a distributor of industrial motion and control products, announced that it has acquired Primet Fluid Power Company located in Hammond, Ind. This acquisition strengthens Ritter’s commitment to provide systems solutions to its customer base in the greater Chicago metropolitan area with a special focus on Northwest Indiana. Primet was founded in 1983 […]

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NFPA forms strategic alliance with FIRST, adds scholarship opportunity

The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) recently started a Strategic Alliance collaboration with FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), an international not-for-profit organization aimed at increasing interest and participation in science and technology among K-12 students. The partnership will harness the similarities between the mission of FIRST and those NFPA’s workforce development […]

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Hydraulic wave-energy system operates underwater for over a year

Ocean-energy electric generators like wave- and tidal-power systems hold lots of potential for the future of renewable, carbon-free energy. Among the advantages, waves have a

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Dover Hydraulics doubling size of its South Carolina facility

Dover Hydraulics, based in Dover, Ohio, has broken ground on expansion of its southeastern hydraulic service location in St. George, S.C.—adding space, increasing capacity and installing new equipment to serve the company’s growing customer base. While the facility will double in square footage under roof, it also will be outfitted with an additional crane to facilitate […]

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NFPA looking for Robotics Challenge application reviewers

The National Fluid Power Association is still looking for reviewers to help evaluate the NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship applications. The streamlined review process will be done online, and the association is expecting that volunteers will spend about 10 hours total on reviewing. The process will take place during May and June 2017 and will include the initial application […]

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Comparative test report for Hallite’s Armorlene HLX bronze-filled PTFE available

A few months ago, Hallite announced worldwide availability of its new Armorlene PTFE product and material portfolio which encompasses more than 30 product profiles, 26 materials and 18 Armorlene PTFEs. Today, the company is pleased to announce that comparative product testing of an important member of that product family—Hallite’s Armorlene HLX Bronze-Filled PTFE—is complete, and […]

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Big things in store at 2017 Hannover Messe

Hannover Fair is now less than 10 weeks away. The show, which is the world’s largest industrial trade fair, will be held from April 24-28 in this northern German city of a half million people. But even in this IFPE year, Hannover will still be an important show—the Fairs held in odd-numbered years have a […]

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IFPE heats up Las Vegas in 2017

IFPE is back again in Las Vegas for 2017 with 3 years worth of new innovations in tow. Building on the success of the 2014 event, this triennial barn burner is expecting another full house this year. By Mike Santora Attendees from industries such as off-highway vehicles, construction, mining, forestry, agriculture, lawn and garden, and […]

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NewAge Industries starts plant expansion project

Preparations at NewAge Industries are underway to expand and renovate 40,000 square feet of space for more clean room suites, inspection areas and warehousing. The company is using an existing area at its headquarters and manufacturing facility located just north of Philadelphia. The need to expand arose primarily from the success of NewAge’s AdvantaPure product […]

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CONEXPO Latin America hosting market update at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

CONEXPO Latin America is hosting a regional market update by renowned Latin America expert John Price at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 during the show’s International Market Roundtables program. The session will provide attendees with the latest insights for doing business in the region and will also give back to the area with support to Price’s designated charity […]

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