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ROSS Controls acquires industrial division of Automatic Valve Corp

ROSS Controls, Troy, Mich. has acquired the Industrial division of Automatic Valve Corp., as of September 1. Automatic Valve is ISO certified, offering a history dating to 1945. The company manufactures pneumatic industrial valves for a broad range of industrial automation, automotive, and process control applications at its Novi, Mich. facility. Automatic Valve markets its […]

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Quadrature Encoder capability added to new RMC200 Electro-Hydraulic Motion Controllers

Delta Computer Systems, Inc. has announced its new Quadrature encoder input module (Q4) for the RMC200 motion controller.  The RMC200, which handles up to 32

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ICUEE offers a hands-on look at new products, machines

The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), slated for October 3 to 5 in Louisville, Ky., will let industry professionals and engineers explore some of the latest technology innovations related to mobile equipment and fluid power. Of particular interest will be the opportunity to get a hands-on look at hundreds of new machines ranging […]

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NFPA education roundup: STEM initiatives abound in fluid power

High school students engage at Manufacturing Day Event On Manufacturing Day 2016, Paragon Technologies invited 35 students from Centerline High School to participate in hands-on, interactive tours of its Warren, Michigan facility. Paragon partnered with Macomb County Economic Development Committee, the Macomb County School Superintendents, and educators with a goal to engage 2,000 local students by opening the […]

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ICUEE expands with more education and demo space

ICUEE 2017, the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition, opens its doors October 3-5 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. It only comes around every two years, but this year’s ICUEE 2017, the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition, is looking to be bigger and better, with more exhibit space, education opportunities and networking […]

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IFPS to hold annual meeting in September

The IFPS 2017 annual meeting will be held September 25-28 at The Alexander in Indianapolis. In addition to committee and board meetings, optional events are planned throughout the week. A Technical Workshop,  “International Standard IEC 61131 for Programmable Logic Controllers” will be presented on Monday. This workshop will present complete coverage of the syntax, operands, […]

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DGI Logan acquires Hadco Services as part of its diversification strategy

Doedijns Group International (DGI), through its US subsidiary Logan Industries International Corp. (DGI Logan), has acquired Hadco Services Inc., a specialized repair and service company based in Mobile, Ala. The acquisition is supported by DGI’s shareholder, the IK 2007 Fund, which is advised by IK Investment Partners (IK). Diversification DGI, headquartered in the Netherlands, is […]

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Galland Henning Nopak celebrates 130th anniversary

Galland Henning Nopak, Inc. (GHN), a manufacturer of high-density balers and hydraulic and pneumatic valves and cylinders, celebrated its 130th anniversary last Friday, hosting local government officials, GHN owners and Board of Directors at its headquarters in Franklin, Wis. GHN is a fourth-generation family-owned business that began in 1887 with entrepreneur Robert Nunnemacher. “Our family, GHN leadership […]

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Delta’s RMC 200 Motion Controller is ODVA certified for EtherNet/IP

Delta Computer Systems Inc. has announced that the company’s RMC200 motion controller passed EtherNet/IP certification in May 2017 at ODVA headquarters in Ann Arbor, Mich., being

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Hengli America’s distribution network continues to grow with the addition of Higginson Equipment

Hengli America has added Burlington, Ont.-based Higginson Equipment to its North American distribution network. Higginson Equipment partners as a Gold Level Distributor with rights to the Ontario province of Canada for Hengli’s piston pumps, mobile and industrial valves, pneumatics, and full HPU systems. Higginson Equipment has been a Canadian fluid power distributor since 1945. Its […]

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Hydraulic Supply celebrates 70th anniversary

Hydraulic Supply Company, a fluid power distributor of hydraulic, pneumatic, and industrial products in Sunrise, Fla., reached a major milestone in its company history this July by celebrating 70 years in business. The company organized an event to commemorate this special day, which included the participation of company employees, vendors, and partners. Hydraulic Supply Company was founded in […]

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Rexroth control system finds correct setting for profile extrusion presses

Foshan Nanhai Jinli Machinery Manufacture Co., Ltd. is a manufacturer of aluminum and copper profile extrusion presses. The company switched to variable speed pump drives

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