Four new technical documents have recently been published and are now available from the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA)
Continental Hydraulics announced that it has been acquired by Duplomatic, an Italy-based manufacturer of hydraulic valves.
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has released a new iPhone app, “Unit and Hardness Converter.” This new tool converts frequently used units and currencies, as well as popular hardness scales for various material types based on ISO and ASTM standards.
Last week’s IFPE show, held in conjunction with the CONEXPO/CON-AGG events in Las Vegas, was by almost any measure a blockbuster. 120,000 registered attendees from 150 countries saw 2400 exhibitors that took up 2.34 million sq-ft of exhibit space.
As the triennial IFPE fluid power and motion control show readies for a March 22-26 run in Las Vegas, things are looking decidedly upbeat.
The Board of Directors of AB Volvo has decided to appoint Olof Persson, 46, currently President of Volvo Construction Equipment, as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Volvo.
Parker Hannifin Corporation announced the company has successfully refinanced its syndicated credit facility at $1.5 billion over the next five years.
Last month’s NFPA Conference was an excellent event, with plenty of insight on the future from a bevy of speakers.
Berkshire Hathaway and The Lubrizol Corp. announced a definitive agreement for Berkshire Hathaway to acquire 100% of outstanding Lubrizol shares for $135 per share in an all-cash transaction.
Eaton Corp. announced it has agreed to acquire Internormen Technology Group, a leader in hydraulic filtration and instrumentation. The deal is subject to customary closing conditions and terms were not disclosed.