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Among the announcements coming out of Hannover this week, Argo-Hytos introduced the new CFP compact filter pack. It’s a multi-purpose off-line filtration unit dedicated for servicing compact power packs on a daily basis, not just during start-up or breakdowns. It’s designed for tanks ranging from 1 to 100 l in size. According to the company, […]
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has carried out a series of tests to show the importance of fluid type and seal material choice in “ensuring optimum seal performance and service life.” The company worked with fluid producer MacDermid to test the effect of water glycol fluids on common seal materials. Together the engineers for both companies tested […]
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The Fluid Power Technology Conference, presented by Fluid Power World, will once again be held at the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Kern Center, on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 16 and 17, marking the return of this opportunity for experts and users to gather together at the one of the nation’s most innovative fluid power universities. […]
HydraForce, Lincolnshire, Ill., continues to expand its global hydraulics manufacturing capabilities with a key acquisition in Brazil. The independent manufacturer of hydraulic cartridge valves, manifolds and electro-hydraulic controls recently signed an agreement to acquire its current distributor and global systems integrator, Hydraulic Designers Ltda. This acquisition will give HydraForce a greater presence in the burgeoning […]
Air-Way Global Manufacturing has announced that the company has achieved International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001:2015 Environmental Management certification. The company had been pursuing this certification since Fall of 2016 and is excited to announce the final approval from ISO. They add this certification to their existing ISO 9001:2008 certification as well. “Our entire staff […]
Hannover Messe, held each year in Hannover, Germany, is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. This worldwide industrial trade show is the largest such event on the planet, and is expecting more than 190,000 visitors over a five day span. There will be 6,500 exhibitors spread across an unbelievable 26 exhibition halls. During odd-numbered years, there is […]
SVP Jim Pittas will succeed Charles D. Yuska as president and CEO of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows. Pittas will assume the role of Chief Operating Officer immediately and will work with Yuska to assume the title of President and CEO upon […]
A recent survey of “right fit” 16-24-year-olds found a 6.7% increase in their awareness of industrial distribution as a career field, compared to a similar survey commissioned three years ago by Industrial Careers Pathway (ICP). The November 2016 survey targeted young people who are not planning on attending a four-year college and self-identified as having […]
To demonstrate its continued commitment to quality, Brennan Industries announces that the company has achieved Nadcap and AS9100 accreditation for fluid system manufacturing—including fittings and other components. Brennan Industries has received international recognition for this initiative and is now qualified to supply their manufactured hydraulic fittings and other components to customers in the aerospace and defense markets that […]
Komatsu America Corp., a subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd., has completed its acquisition of Joy Global Inc., a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions. Retaining its headquarters in Milwaukee, Joy Global Inc. will be renamed Komatsu Mining Corp. and operate as a subsidiary of Komatsu. The company will continue to promote and invest in the P&H, Joy […]
Peninsular Cylinder Co. has announced a new partnership with Amlok. This allows Peninsular the ability to incorporate the rod lock, providing a plug and play assembled unit at a cost competitive price. These integrated units are suitable for the food industry, wash-down, and underwater applications. Bill Tyler, Peninsular’s National Sales & Marketing Manager, focused on the […]