Industry News Archive

Welcome to our new member – AAH Fluid Power Inc.

We heartily welcome a new fluid power company to join the FluidPowerNet marketplace – AAH Fluid Power Inc. AAH Fluid Power Inc. were one of the first American companies to join the FluidPowerNet marketplace and featured in our first member’s magazine – ‘Drop the Pressure’. Started by...

Cost-Effective Actuators

The PA Series NFPA-style cylinder features lightweight extruded aluminium construction with flexible mounting configurations. The series is designed to meet the same requirements as typical NFPA actuators but includes features such as die-cast aluminium end caps, , and polymer pistons. Standard options include auto-cushioning and magnetic pistons,...

Welcome our newest member: Hydro-parts

Bro, it’s the latest fluid power company to join the FluidPowerNet marketplace! We’re happy to welcome Hydro-parts, also known as Bro Investments, located in Debno, Poland. Hydro-Parts offer a number of hydraulic parts including pumps, engines, valves, regulators, piston bars and cylinder tubes. If you want to...

Flow amplification limits valve losses

  One approach for reducing valve size and losses is to amplify flow between the directional valve and cylinder. Conceptually, a flow divider is used as a “step-down” transformer, using energy from a high-pressure stream to generate low-pressure streams with far higher flow rates. Pressure will increase...

Welcome our newest member – Ludwig Meister GmbH & Co. KG

One of the leading trade and service companies in Germany for drive technology, Ludwig Meister GmbH & Co. KG, is the next company to join the ever-growing FluidPowerNet platform. The family-run business which has been in operation for 80 years distributes over 2.5 million items to more...

Welcome our newest member – Hydraulic Line

Attention! The latest fluid power company to join the FluidPowerNet marketplace is Hydraulic Line, located in Kiev, Ukraine. Hydraulic Line specialises in an array of hydraulic equipment including cylinders, pumps, motors, valves and much more. In their Kiev-based store, you can purchase all kinds of fluid power...

Condition monitoring for compressed air piping

The Transair business unit of Parker Hannifin has announced the next evolution in compressed air piping with its new Condition Monitoring Technology, which lets end-users track the status of their compressed air piping systems. The setup uses sophisticated wireless sensors to monitor a compressed air piping network,...

Motion Industries names Barton as VP of company’s West Group

Motion Industries Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Co., has named Jeremy Barton to VP of the company’s West Group — effective August 1, 2019.  Barton will lead Motion’s West Group operations with over 20 years...

Axel Johnson International expands offering in the Irish valves market

AxFlow Ireland, part of AxFlow, the Fluid Handling Solutions business group of Axel Johnson International, has acquired Irish Pump & Valves Ltd (IPV), effective 16 July. IPV is a major Irish supplier of valves, actuators, pumps and ancillary equipment with service capabilities, serving the wastewater, power generation...

Welcome our newest member – Inter Trade Sp.z o.o.

We are pleased to announce the newest member of FluidPowerNet is the Polish company – Inter Trade Sp.z o.o. They have been operating out of Poland since 2003 and provide both technical support and products/services in the various industries. Inter Trade Sp.z o.o. focus on a wide...
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