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NFPA Report shows 1% increase in Fluid Power Shipments in June

The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows industry shipments of fluid power products for June 2014 increased 8.7% compared to June 2013, and increased…

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20

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Reshoring to Kentucky in Balluff’s Global Production Plan

With the 2014 completion of Balluff’s new state-of-the-art customer support and training center in Florence, KY on Industrial Road; space is now available for expansion in their original…

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Aug
19

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Customized operator control interface designs

GS Global Resources provides enhanced operator and control environments, customized to its customers’ requirements. Operator control interface designs are seat mounted or designed for dash integration.  CAN, LIN, RS485…

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18

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What are PTOs/gearboxes

By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor The Power Take-Off, most commonly referred to by its acronym, PTO, is a common form of mechanical power delivery in the mobile machine…

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15

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What are hydraulic valves?

Hydraulic valves, in addition to the force density advantage of actuators, are what help make hydraulics unique in its control of force, torque and motion. Valves govern direction,…

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NFPA Report shows 1% increase in Fluid Power Shipments in June

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows industry shipments of fluid power products for June 2014 increased 8.7% compared to June 2013, and increased…

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Reshoring to Kentucky in Balluff’s Global Production Plan

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

With the 2014 completion of Balluff’s new state-of-the-art customer support and training center in Florence, KY on Industrial Road; space is now available for expansion in their original…

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Freudenberg Group acquires Tobul Accumulator

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, sealing division of Freudenberg Group, Weinheim, Germany, has acquired Tobul Accumulator Inc., as of July 31. Tobul develops and manufactures piston and bladder hydraulic accumulators. The family-owned company…

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NFPA Foundation awards grants to community colleges

Monday, August 4, 2014

The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded grants to four community colleges. The grants will help the schools purchase new hydraulic and pneumatic trainers, or upgrade existing…