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Jul 25, 2014

Learning from troubleshooting

If you like our monthly Troubleshooting Challenge, you should love this....More
May 27, 2014

Midland Metal Introduces App

Midland Metal Mfg released a mobile app. The app allows users to browse Midland Metals entire product catalog, check product availability, and place....More
May 22, 2014

Holmbury moves to new digs

Holmbury Inc. has moved to a new custom facility in Eastlake, OH.  Serving as their North American distribution hub, the new facility includes:....More
May 22, 2014

Trelleborg's Innovation Competition

Trelleborg announces its Innovation Award Competition. The competition is open to any ideas or applications that can further engineering, technology....More
Apr 23, 2014

PHD Inc's Expansion Creates New Job Opportunities

PHD, Inc. is expanding their operations in their Huntington, IN facility, creating up to 22 new jobs by 2017. They are investing $4.18 million into....More
Apr 22, 2014

India to Host Fluid Power Show & Conference

Pragati Maidan, New delhi, will host the 8th International Trade Fair for Motion, Drive and Automation (hydraulics & pneumatics,....More
Apr 09, 2014

Concentric Appoints New Director in Rockford, IL

Concentric AB appoints Matt Christensen as new Director North America Sales and Marketing in Rockford, IL. Matt has a degree in Engineering from Iowa....More
Apr 01, 2014

Clippard sets its sights higher

In the spirit of April Fools, Clippard Instrument Laboratory distributed a press release today regarding the opening of their new division BudPak....More
Dec 30, 2013

Bosch Rexroth Offers Educational Resource Kits

Bosch Rexroth, Charlotte, N. C.,  is offering educational resource kits to help machine builders, systems integrators and manufacturing end-....More
Nov 01, 2013

Schedule for IFPE Technical Conference has been released!

We've been eagerly awaiting the release of the schedule for the IFPE Technical Conference, a key component of IFPE 2014 and ConExpo, which is coming....More
Sep 18, 2013

Having issues with counterbalance valves?

If a hydraulic circuit containing counterbalance valves is acting erratically, the problem could be high hysteresis — a counterbalance valve....More
Sep 13, 2013

How are Things Across the Pond?

BFPA UK Fluid Power Market Watch The data below is taken from in-house BFPA / BFPDA surveys; detailed results are only available to participants....More
Sep 11, 2013

The Bad and the Good of American Technology

Tom Price, Jr., president of Price Engineering, Hartland, Wis., was the keynote speaker at our Fluid Power Conference & Expo held last June at....More
Jul 19, 2013

IFPE Conference Topics Reviewed

Abstracts submitted to IFPE Technical Committee reviewed....More
Jul 15, 2013

Ross DECCO launches new website

Ross DECCO launches new website. It now offers:....More
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