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ctrlX AUTOMATION PUSHES THE BOUNDARIES

Anyone who is involved with Industry 4.0 and the Factory of the Future will soon realize: there are numerous practical hurdles between information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT). When developing ctrlX AUTOMATION, we set ourselves the goal of coming up with the most open and future-viable...

ARE YOUR PURCHASES REALLY EFFECTIVE

How does the purchasing process work in your business? In general, purchases occur very similarly in most small, medium or large businesses. This is because the procedure is quite similar, and what changes is mainly the size and volume of orders, depending on the performance of each...

Becoming a total one-stop supplier for hydraulic components. Flowfit joins FluidPowerNet.

From humble beginnings in 1996, to becoming experts in hydraulics sourcing, Flowfit is now a market leader in everything hydraulic, from distribution to systems and manufacturing. Their ethos is now to provide ‘everything hydraulic’ for their vast customer base. From parts and systems to bespoke designs, the...

HOW TO BETTER MANAGE YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

Efficient management of the supply chain is necessary for all companies that deal with product movement, whether purchasing or selling. Any business that produces or sells goods must be very aware of the entire process, from purchase to delivery, especially because the internal organization can ensure higher...

Remaining true to their roots: Tehimpex expand their capabilities with FPN membership.

With roots dating back to 1985, Slovenia based hydraulics manufacturer Tehimpex were the first in Slovenia to unite, under ‘one roof’ several global manufacturers. These manufactured items are emerging on a daily basis in the field of mechanical and electrical maintenance needs. The experts at Tehimpex are...

Customer relationships based on trust & openness: Lutz Hydraulik are now a member of FluidPowerNet

Following years of supplying hydraulic components to the fluid power market, Lutz Hydraulik now has a strong strategy focused on customer satisfaction. Lutz offers a range of products from a wide variety of brands, as well as the design and development of complete open & closed-loop systems....

Getting a grip with pneumatic grippers

Pneumatic grippers are a common and useful way for machines to handle the product and other items, but they must be properly selected to match the payload. Pat Phillips, PE, Product Manager for AutomationDirect, Fluid Power and Mechanical Product Div. Prior to the industrial revolution, grippers used...

2019 LEAP Award winners announced

CLEVELAND, November 5, 2019 — Winners in the second annual LEAP Awards, celebrating the best components and services across the mechanical and electrical engineering design space, were unveiled today. Across 13 categories, the judging panel awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze recognition, as well as Honorable Mentions for...

The leading supplier of power hydraulics: HYDRO ZNPHS joins FluidPowerNet

HYDRO ZNPHS Sp. z o.o. was established in 1988 with the initial focus on production, sale, and repair of power hydraulics components. The Bielsko-Biala based Polish company has evolved and expanded since then, with 106 staff members, 7,000 m² premises and continued growth in the sale and...

Expansion & Expertise: FluidPowerNet welcomes Knoll Hydraulik GmbH & Co.

As an 89-year-old business, Knoll Hydraulik GmbH has evolved to become specialists in the field of hydraulics. So much so, that one of the phrases on their website is “You will not become a specialist overnight.” This business model of specialism, or expertise, has helped the expansion...
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