In a push toward everything “cutting edge” and “high-tech,” the U.S. Navy in recent years has gone overboard — no pun intended — with the wholesale replacement of proven hydraulic-powered systems with untested electric drives. The results in many cases have been dismal. The $13 billion USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier is the most […]
The drive systems are used in a wide variety of industries, including mining and material-handling equipment, marine and offshore technology, paper and pulp processing as well as recycling, sugar cane processing and the chemical industry.
Bosch Rexroth plans to acquire Hägglunds Drives AB, a leading international supplier of complete hydraulic drive systems, based in Mellansel, Sweden.