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Gus Ramirez HUSCO InternationalHUSCO International’s Agustin “Gus” Ramirez has been inducted into the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have blazed a trail of innovation and industriousness that have had an impact on the off-road equipment industry. In 1985 Ramirez was the division general manager of what eventually became HUSCO International.  Click here to read the full press release.



Purdue President visits Maha Fluid Power LabPurdue University’s President, Mitch Daniels, met with several graduate students and toured the Maha Fluid Power Research Center. The Center, which recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary, is also part of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center, established in June 2006. Link to story.


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