Industry News Archive

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...

From across the town to around the world – Eastern Industrial Automation

The USA based company, Eastern Industrial Automation, was established in 1963 and was formerly known as Eastern Bearings, Inc. From across the town to around the world, the veteran company now represents more than 1,000 respectable manufacturers and supplies over 1,000,000 products to customers globally. Here are...

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...

New FPN Member – Werthenbach

For more than 85 years the Werthenbach Group develops, conceives and supplies high-quality components to a wide circle of challenging customers. Over the years the family-owned company with its head office in Bielefeld has built up a reputation as a reliable partner for all segments in industrial...

Hydraulics innovations in concrete pump trucks

Hydraulics provide the load-holding strength, precision and predictability to keep complex concrete pumps operating smoothly and reliably. Contributed by Carl Dyke, CD Industrial Group Inc. If you’ve ever placed concrete using a wheelbarrow or a crane-hoisted skip, you’ll understand why concrete pumps are an amazing invention. Concrete...

The goal of ‘following the customer’: Introducing FluidPowerNet member – BDI Poland.

Spanning 200+ locations in 12 countries, BDI develop and deploy custom distribution and supply chain solutions for their customers. Their Polish branch, based in Straszęcin, is a supplier that provides services to a number of industries including (but not limited to) automotive, primary metal, food processing, public...

How do you avoid condensate pollution in compressed air systems?

If you have an oil-lubricated air compressor, you should consider the environmental considerations of your condensate disposal. All lubricated compressors have oil carryover, and when the compressed air produced by the compression element is cooled in the aftercooler, some condensate forms. And floating on top of this...

Next to join the FluidPowerNet marketplace is BURLEY HYDRAULICS

The company was established in 1992, and now trading for more than 25 years! It was originally set up to offer repair service on hydraulic hose assemblies and other products from the trade 0counter based in St.Ives, Cambridgeshire. Our business today has grown and developed into one...

Driven by Hydraulics: UK based Wardynamic Ltd joins FluidPowerNet

Wardynamic Ltd, located in Lancashire, UK are specialists in hydraulic engineering and pneumatic repair, offering a nationwide emergency breakdown service for all hydraulic systems in all manufacturing industries. The UK based specialist provides high-quality hydraulic services to all industrial engineering sectors including marine, mining, paper mills, steel...
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