Category Archives: NFPA Member News

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VEST, Inc. is an innovation-driven company offering hydraulic systems engineering software solutions for distributors, system integrators, and select hydraulic OEMs. VEST has offered a variety of desktop solutions to the fluid power industry since 2000 that provide engineers with the end-to-end automation needed to perform 2D/3D CAD design of hydraulic circuits and manifold assemblies. VEST...

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NFPA Member Company News
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from Ross Controls. Troy, Michigan-based Ross Controls recently acquired Pneumatrol Ltd., a pneumatic component manufacturer headquartered in Oswaldtwistle, Accrington, UK. Pneumatrol started in 2013 and manufactures hazardous and safe-area...

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NFPA member news
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from Applied Industrial Technologies. Cleveland, Ohio-based Applied Industrial Technologies recently agreed to acquire Olympus Controls Corp. Olympus is an automation solutions provider of motion control, machine vision, and...

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NFPA Member Company News
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from Brennan Industries Inc. Brennan Industries Inc. recently announced its acquisition of Miric Engineering. Miric manufactures standard and special fittings and adapters that are used by material handlers,...

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In Memoriam David D. Carr, the CEO of Brennan Industries Inc., recently passed away after being with the company for 60 years. He became president of the company in 1973 and transitioned to CEO in 2008. During his years of leadership, the company reached a number of milestones, including establishing its current corporate headquarters and...

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NFPA member news
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from ITT Inc. White Plains, New York-based ITT Inc. recently announced its acquisition of Matrix Composites, Inc. Matrix Composites is a specialty aerospace component manufacturer based in Rockledge,...

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NFPA member news
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from ZSi-Foster. ZSi-Foster recently announced it has been acquired by Ideal Tridon Holdings, Inc., a portfolio company of Snow Phipps Group. ZSi-Foster is headquartered in Canton, Michigan, and...

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NFPA Member Company News
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from Kaman Corporation. Kaman Corporation recently announced that it will sell its distribution segment to affiliates of Littlejohn & Co. as part of a strategic portfolio transformation. Kaman's...

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For over 35 years, Scanreco, Inc. has developed remote control solutions for a variety of industries, including international crane and machinery manufacturers. Remote control applications include large construction cranes, mobile cranes, drilling rigs, concrete pumps, forestry machine, and customized mobile equipment and allow the operator can stand on the side and control the machine from...

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Fluid Power Hall of Fame
The Fluid Power Hall of Fame has inducted 11 industry leaders, six posthumously, for 2019. The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) is the host this year and recently announced the following inductees: Lynn Charlson* Hank Fleischer Willie Franke* John Groot, CFPPS-Emeritus Ray Hanley* CFPAI-Emeritus William (Bill) Moog* Ernie Parker, CFPAI Dr. Nicholas Peppiatt, Ph.D. Larry Shea,...

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