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Golfers raise over £4500 for Cancer Research UK

30 October, 2015

Vacuum pump and compressor manufacturer, Gardner Denver, has raised over £4500 for Cancer Research UK after hosting a charity golf day for UK distributors, suppliers and sales teams.


The Fluid Power & Systems and Air-Tech 2016 exhibitor roll-call goes from strength to strength

30 October, 2015

Fluid Power & Systems – the exhibition taking place at the NEC, Birmingham from 12 to14 April 2016 – continues to sign-up world-class suppliers. The show’s most recent signatories include PVL and Gemu Valves.


Losi acquires stock of Euro Industrial Equipment (UK)

30 October, 2015

Losi Ltd. has acquired the stock of Euro Industrial Equipment (UK) Ltd., the M+S Hydraulic motor and Caproni gear pump distributor in the UK. Euro Industrial has been run in the UK by Kosta Kostadinov for more than 20 years. Following his decision to retire, Euro Industrial will cease to trade.


Beaumanor two-day event success

30 October, 2015

September saw Beaumanor Fluid Power Products launch its new 1200-page catalogue, combined with an exhibition of new and existing products and services, over 50 exhibitors attended – including Beaumanor’s new supplier partners VOSS from Germany, Pneumax from Italy and JWL based in Denmark.


Chicago Pneumatic appoints new distributor to target Finnish rental market

22 October, 2015

International construction equipment manufacturer Chicago Pneumatic has appointed CE Rental OY as its new authorised distributor in Finland. With nearly 20 years’ experience in the Finnish rental industry and a wide service network covering the whole country, the company will support Chicago Pneumatic by distributing its range of RX hydraulic breakers, RC compactors, compaction plates and hand held hydraulic tools to customers seeking short or long-term hire options.


Beko puts on its running shoes for Acorns Children’s Hospice

22 October, 2015

The aching limbs and blisters didn’t stop Martin Potter, general manager at Beko Technologies, from completing a 40km run along with 35 runners from the Redditch running club to raise money for Acorns Children’s Hospice. The recent run consisted of 8 park runs, each 5km starting at 7.30am at Cannon Hill in Birmingham, then onto Brueton Park at 9.00am, 10.30am Perry Hall, 12.00 Walsall Arboretum, 2.00pm Kingsbury Water, 15.30 Coventry, 5.00pm Leamington before arriving at Arrow Valley Park at 7.00pm in the evening for the last run. When they arrived at Arrow Valley Park in Redditch, the home of the running club they were met by over 200 supporters to see them on their final race of the day.


V&A Hydraulics completes ‘system flushing’ project for Victrex

22 October, 2015

Merseyside-based V&A Hydraulics has completed a vital system cleaning project to support a site modification at one of Britain’s biggest polymer manufacturers.


Holroyd presented with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

16 October, 2015

Warren J Smith Esq. JP, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, recently presented Holroyd Precision Ltd with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success. The presentation took place at Holroyd Precision’s Rochdale HQ and was made in recognition of the company’s achievements in International Trade.


Bifold purchase strengthens the Rotork flow control Group

16 October, 2015

Global flow control company Rotork has announced the acquisition of the Bifold Group Ltd. (Bifold), a leading manufacturer of pneumatic and hydraulic instrument valves and components.


Moog launches contest to find oldest operating servo valve

08 October, 2015

The Industrial Group of Moog Inc. has launched a contest to find the oldest operating Moog servo valve. The company will also be sponsoring monthly drawings to give people with newer valves a chance to participate. This contest is part of a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Moog’s operations in Europe.


Boge boosts specialist compressed air knowledge

08 October, 2015
Boge Compressors’s senior service technician, Gary Jowitt, has been awarded the Diploma in Compressed Air Management (DipCAM), recognising his high level of compressed air expertise and knowledge. By achieving the DipCAM qualification, Jowitt can offer an even higher level of support during training and advising customers and Boge Distributors in the specification and installation of compressed air systems and operation. Gary is the fourth member of staff currently at Boge that holds the DipCAM qualification, further enhancing the high level service and support offered by the leading compressed air systems provider. “I am extremely proud of my results in completing the DipCAM,” said Jowitt. “Since joining Boge over ten years ago, I have been able to develop my skills and gained valuable experience that enables me to support our customers and distributors in the most effective manner possible, ensuring they are supplied with the support and sound technical advice that boosts the performance and efficiency of their equipment.” “As a long standing member of the British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) Boge is committed to the ‘Be Compliant And Safe’ (BCAS) message, which is why we equip ourselves with the best possible knowledge and expertise,” commented Mark Whitmore, general manager at Boge Compressors. “In several separate disciplines within our business, we have four staff with DipCam and a further three staff currently studying for it. This enables us to offer customers not only the right advice and solutions for their compressed air needs but also to ensure that they consider the most up-to-date issues of compliance and safety.”


Subsea UK to support SMEs with apprenticeships

01 October, 2015

Subsea UK has launched a new support service to bring fresh, young talent into the subsea sector by making it easier for businesses to recruit apprentices.


Expert mentoring helps schoolchildren develop Solutions for the Planet

25 September, 2015

Teams of schoolchildren mentored by professionals from companies including Brammer and Buck & Hickman recently had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the Houses of Parliament and present their Big Ideas for the future as part of a national competition organised by the Solutions for the Planet programme.


Elmo Rietschle invests in new rental fleet

25 September, 2015

Vacuum and pressure technology manufacturer Elmo Rietschle, part of the Gardner Denver Group, has invested in a brand new rental fleet of high-performance vacuum pumps, helping customers to maintain productivity during overhaul or remedial work on their existing pump units.


Stauff acquires Voswinkel

25 September, 2015

Stauff Group has acquired Voswinkel, the major producer of quick release couplings for hydraulic systems. Founded in Germany in 1928, Voswinkel also develops and produces a comprehensive range of hydraulic hose fittings – particularly for high-pressure applications – as well as custom-designed piping.


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