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Emerson to add Global Strength with Aventics Acquisition

Emerson, a St. Louis-based fluid automation technology and engineering company, announced plans to acquire German pneumatics technology provider Aventics from Triton for $620 million (€527 million). Emerson expects this acquisition to increase its global reach in the growing $13 billion fluid automation market, which serves the food...

Why You Must Become a Better Distributor

Distribution has become more competitive and more difficult. The continuing evolution of online tools has not only driven more sophisticated customer demands but also the advent of pure digital players that add value in ways traditional distributors often do not. In their classic 1982 textbook “Marketing Channels”...

FluidPowerNet officially launches at Fluid Power Expo

Nicola Beer – Business Development FluidPowerNetwww.fluidpowernet.net +44 1279 883442 sales@fluidpowernet.net Members of the Fluid Power industry given opportunity to discuss marketplace at the NEC in Birmingham A new B2B marketplace for the Fluid Power industry was officially launched last week at the Fluid Power & System Expo...

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Introducing FluidPowerNet

FluidPowerNet (FPN) is a new and exciting B2B platform designed to help fluid power companies trade and do better business. FPN is part of the BearingNet family and using our extensive knowledge of 22 years in the PT industry working with distributors, we have decided to create...

Electrohydraulic control smooths sawmill performance

When an application calls for high forces and heavy loads, hydraulics is usually the choice, but motion controllers provide the necessary precision and safety. By Richard Meyerhoefer, International Sales Manager, Delta Computer Systems, Battle Ground, Wash. Hydraulics is the go-to technology when applications demand high forces and...

How automated air control valves can replace VFDs

Air knife systems controlled by automated valves offer significant benefits over complex and costly VFD motor controls. By Dan VanderPyl, President, Sonic Air Systems Variable frequency drives for electric motors have become a welcome addition to a wide variety of machinery for a long list of 21st-century...

Motion Industries opening new West Coast distribution centre

  Motion Industries Inc. will open a new distribution centre in Auburn, Wash., late spring in 2018. Enhancing Motion Industries’ logistical network, the new distribution centre (DC) will serve 24 area Motion Industries branch locations daily, as well as the entire Motion Industries North American footprint (500+...

Webtec Recognises Young Talented Engineer with Arkwright Scholarship

BFPA member Webtec, the St Ives, Cambridgeshire, based hydraulic measurement and control company have announced sixth-former George Cheeld as this year’s recipient of the Roy Cuthbert Scholarship. This award, part of the wider UK Arkwright Engineering Scholarship Scheme, was named after Webtec’s founder, a passionate engineer and...

Hydraulics help take athletic track to the next level

The University of Michigan’s new athletic facility features a hydraulically operated running track that can be elevated and banked. To create the track, Beynon Sports Surfaces, a manufacturer of athletic surfaces and indoor running tracks, went to long-time partner, Mitchell Machine Works. MMW is responsible for creating...
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