The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded a major research grant to Dr. Brian Steward and the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department at Iowa State University.
MICO Inc., a designer and manufacturer of hydraulic components, controls and brake systems, has opened a new facility in Shakopee, Minn., to accommodate its recently created Electrohydraulics Group. The new group will focus on the growing market potential for electronic controls in combination with hydraulic brakes.
It’s not often that I get to play with industrial technology apps on my iPad, so I was excited to see that Bosch Rexroth has just launched a free “Virtual Machines HMI 2011” app.
McCoy Sales Corp., a leading distributor of fluid connectors, fluid power equipment, instrumentation products, and seals, has announced that it will merge with Portland, Ore.-based Fluid Connector Products Inc. (FCPI) to create the largest Parker Hannifin distribution network in the western U.S.
The NFPA has released the latest hydraulic and pneumatic industry trending data through April 2011. Mobile hydraulics continues to outpace other segments of the industry and shipment levels are nearly back to their pre-recession levels.
Three leading fluid power organizations—the International Fluid Power Society, the FPDA Motion and Control Network, and the National Fluid Power Association—will be hosting an educational conference at Sheraton Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel on November 15-17, 2011.
Olaer USA is relocating into a new facility on July 1st, 2011. This new facility is approximately two miles from the company’s current location in Houston.
Eaton Corp. has been selected by Dublin-based Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services to provide engine-driven pumps and AC motorpumps for the company’s forward order fleet of Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 aircraft.
The Proceedings of the 52nd National Conference on Fluid Power (NCFP) are now available from the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA). The papers contained in the volume were presented during the IFPE Technical Conference hosted by NFPA and held in conjunction with IFPE 2011.
Winters Instruments has announced a new distribution agreement with Fastenal that will offer Winters pressure gauges, thermometers and instrument accessories to Fastenal customers in the U.S. and Canada. Fastenal is a distributor with product and service at more than 2,500 local Fastenal stores.