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FORCE America acquires Mobile Equipment Systems

FORCE America has acquired Mobile Equipment Systems, Tukwila, Wash., a supplier of power-takeoffs, pumps and mobile hydraulic components to the northwestern United States. The acquisition extends FORCE America’s reach into the Pacific Northwest and provides local support for the company’s customers in the region. Financial terms of...

CytroBox: Hydraulic power unit or household refrigerator?

Connecting machines and industrial facilities with IT systems hold enormous potential for making production more economical, quicker and intuitive. And while some naysayers see IoT as more hype than reality, the engineers at Bosch Rexroth are making it a practical reality. The company’s new CytroBox hydraulic power...

Parker Hannifin Pneumatics Division Announces Redesign to Wilkerson Series of Compressed Air Treatment Products

Parker Hannifin’s Pneumatic Division – North America is pleased to announce a new design for the Wilkerson 08/18/28 Series of modular air preparation products effectively June 1, 2019. The Wilkerson Series is Parker’s line of compressed air treatment products including filters, regulators, lubricators and accessories. The Revision...

Rexroth’s Factory of the Future exhibit highlights importance of flexibility, multi-tech use

For the past year or so, Bosch Rexroth has been touting its Factory of the Future concept, where a variety of automation technologies work together in a connected, flexible and modular environment to increase customization and productivity. To this end, the company has created a permanent Factory of the...

Hydraulic symbology 204 – flow control valves

By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor The words flow control valves broadly describe any hydraulic component capable of diminishing fluid volume downstream of itself relative to upstream. It goes without saying a flow control valve only reduces flow since the laws of nature remain unbroken. The method of...

Welcome our newest member – NORD FLUID S.p.A

We’re delighted to welcome NORD FLUID S.p.A to FluidPowerNet NORD FLUID S.p.A was founded in 1981 and are situated on the outskirts of Milan, Italy. The Italian company has become a point of reference for the market of the distribution of hydraulic components, hydraulics systems and fluid...

Welcome newest FPN Member – Momentum Industrial AB

We welcome the latest member to join FluidPowerNet – Momentum Industrial AB. Momentum Industrial is Sweden’s largest SMC retailer and offers the market’s widest range of pneumatics. Formed in 1997, Momentum Industrial was formed in the city of Gothenburg when 4 companies merged to become ‘Momentum’. Over...

Welcome our newest member – HKTM

HKTM as a Bosh Rexroth sales partner has the biggest spare parts stock capacity in Turkey. We are very successful when it comes to Hydraulic projects, inside and outside the country. Our general principle is to focus, understand and evaluate customer demands Our work is placed on...

Notes from Hannover: Nine new ideas worth a look

Every other year at Hannover Messe, fluid power manufacturers showcase innovative technologies that advance the industry. With this year’s theme of “Factory of the Future” smart technologies rule. Read them all here, beginning first with a new design from Bosch Rexroth. And stay tuned in the coming...

The excitement of taking a new product to thousands of people.

Everyone wants their first experience of Hannover Mess to be a great one….and FluidPowerNet’s was exactly that!!  Having been to Hannover as an exhibitor for the last 10 years with our sister company BearingNet, this was nothing new to us. However, coming to Hannover with a brand new product,...
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