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Deliver spare parts as fast as possible. This has always been the Schuhmacher motto.

Schuhmacher joined the FPN marketplace in 2018. Since joining started delivering some items to Poland and Lithuania. “We did not trade there before as I did not know any companies in this region. Now I have some new customers and we communicate via the platform about some...

FluidPowerNet introduces ‘The Manufacturers Directory’

We are very pleased to announce this new feature to FluidPowerNet . ‘The Manufacturers Directory’ which enables specialist manufacturers and manufacturers of equivalent products to advertise their specialty to our Fluid Power Distributor Community. Manufacturers can add their company profile, catalogues, and banners to inform the distributors...

The challenges and partnerships of Parmafluid

Parmafluid, like any company in the fluid power industry, ensured the company was keeping up with the pace of change the industry was going through on a yearly basis. We spoke to both Parmafluid and their sister company VHS Hydraulic Components about how they’ve faced these challenges....

Emerson’s New Virtual Valve Repair Service Offers Efficient, Immediate Support

Emerson has announced its new Remote Assistance service capability to help plant operators immediately respond to industrial valve issues by using augmented reality (AR) technology. The AR technology uses a robust, secure channel certified as ISO 27001-compliant. Valve repairs are advised and guided by Emerson experts as...

Bosch Rexroth achieves stable sales at previous year’s record level in 2019

Approx. 6.2 billion euros: 2019 revenue at previous year’s level General economic weakness and COVID-19 pandemic cloud business expectations for 2020 Bosch Rexroth held up well in 2019 in a difficult environment and despite a sharp drop in incoming orders. At 6.2 billion euros, sales remained stable...

One year on and an exciting future ahead!

  FluidPowerNet has been through a lot of developments last year – both software and activity-wise. Following a successful beta test at Drives & Controls in April 2018 and an official launch at Hannover Messe 2019 we now have more than 100 members in our community. The...

“We believe the true value of a business is its people.” – Blue Hydraulics

With Blue Hydraulics still in its early days, their business success has come at a frantic pace. We talk to owners Frédéric Besse and Jérôme Dardillac about the reason for their growing reputation. Hello Frédéric and Jérôme! We’d love to hear about your background. Where did you...

Built on family tragedy and entrepreneurial determination

  We tell the story of Radwell International, an award-winning global automation supplier. From the acquisition of another company in the mid-80s to embracing the concept of ‘glocalising’ their products and service. For a company to celebrate 40 years in the fluid power industry, they’ve got to...

How can you use weldless, threadless plumbing in fluid power systems?

When you think hydraulic plumbing, what comes to mind is usually either hoses or tubes. Hoses are easy to make and provide a forgivable installation option. Tubing takes more forethought but is relatively straightforward if you have the proper bending and flaring equipment. What’s less popular but...

NEW FPN MEMBER, HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT SUPERMARKETS

Hydraulic Equipment Supermarkets (HES) understand hydraulic components and are more than happy to share their hydraulic knowledge with you. They have over 50 years of experience in the fluid power industry so they really know their pumps from their motors! It’s not just their customers who trust...
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