By Shaun Skilton, Product Manager; Andrew Baldwin, Engineering Manager; and Marc Williams, IoT Market Sales Manager, Parker Hannifin Industry statistics show that a whopping 80% of hydraulic system failures are due to contamination. In many of these cases, undetected contaminants of various forms have clogged, blocked, or otherwise damaged … [Read more...] about Remote monitoring of hydraulic fluid particles reduces costs and downtime
Greene Tweed announces the appointment of Magen Buterbaugh as President and CEO effective January 3. Buterbaugh brings two decades of experience in progressive management, and a long track record of leading cross-functional teams in a variety of industries and markets, from large corporations to start-ups. She replaces Kevin Lukiewski, who retired … [Read more...] about Greene Tweed appoints Magen Buterbaugh President and CEO
By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor The venerable return filter is just as crucial to your hydraulic system as your kidneys are to your body. Could your hydraulic system survive with no return line filter? Sure, I suppose in the same way you could survive without kidneys if you strapped on the dialysis machine for five hours a day a few times a … [Read more...] about Why should you use return filters in your hydraulic system?
Today’s hydraulic fluids are forced to operate in hotter environments. But the right formulation can help reliably moderate temperatures, creating significant operational benefits for end users. By Blayne McKenzie, Technology Development Manager, Industrial Products, The Lubrizol Corp. Mobile and stationary hydraulic systems have gone through … [Read more...] about Why modern equipment can benefit from higher-performance hydraulic fluids
By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor How long is a piece of string? So what? Did you think you'd get a straight answer on a subject like "what is the best cylinder piston seal?" There is no best piston seal, just like there is no best car (it's the Mazda Miata, by the way). If you're in the snow belt with five kids, your best car is a … [Read more...] about What is the best cylinder piston seal?
Trelleborg has finalized the acquisition of the US-based company Minnesota Rubber & Plastics. Headquartered outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota Rubber & Plastics is a manufacturer of polymer and thermoplastic components and a system provider for technically demanding applications for several fast-growing industries such as medical equipment, … [Read more...] about Trelleborg grows its business with Minnesota Rubber & Plastics acquisition
Wholly-owned subsidiaries of Shell plc in Switzerland, the UK, US and Sweden (Shell (Switzerland) AG, Shell U.K. Limited, Pennzoil-Quaker State Company and Shell Aviation Sweden AB) have entered into agreements to acquire the Environmentally Considerate Lubricants (ECLs) business of the Panolin Group. The transaction includes the PANOLIN brand, … [Read more...] about Panolin signs agreement to sell ECL business to Shell
Hallite Seals Americas recently promoted Erica Keeney to warehouse manager, reporting to Gustavo Giometti, senior customer service, and supply chain manager. In her new role, Erica directs and trains her team, oversees shipping and receiving practices and metrics, manages inventory and enterprise resource planning (ERP) accuracy, and handles … [Read more...] about Hallite promotes Erica Keeney to Warehouse Manager in Wixom
Ohio Fabricators Company (OFCO) is reporting strong results despite many challenges in the overall business environment. According to OFCO Chief Executive Officer Mike Shaw “we’ve been able to build our inventory of parts, during these tough times, allowing us to deliver finished products from our Coshocton, Ohio facility much faster than our … [Read more...] about Ohio Fabricators grows business, announces new products
The Filtration Division of the energy management company, Eaton, will be exhibiting at Word Filtration Congress. This event is the premier global forum for scientists, engineers and practitioners in filtration and separation, taking place October 5th-9th, in San Diego. Eaton’s filtration specialists will showcase numerous solutions for industrial, … [Read more...] about Eaton presents filtration solutions at World Filtration Congress 2022