Aggressive Hydraulics has completed its move to a new, $5 million factory in East Bethel, MN.

Bimba Manufacturing Company
, has announced the acquisition of Acro Associates, Inc., headquartered in Concord, CA. Acro Associates is a leading manufacturer of pneumatic and solenoid pinch valves, and occlusion devices for flexible tubing paths and control boards. Its products and contract manufacturing services have been used globally by the medical device and bioprocessing industries for more than 30 years.

Bosch Rexroth recently marked the opening of its new Marine and Offshore Technology and Service Center in Houston with a ribbon-cutting and facility tour for customers and state and local officials. The new technology and service center provides engineering services, product sales, field service, repair, training, and system support for hydraulics and controls technologies used in marine, offshore and industrial applications.

Bosch Rexroth also was in the news for receiving the 2013 “Jobs First” Governor’s ImPAct award for ongoing job growth in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley Region.

Concentric AB has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire all the shares in Licos Trucktec GmbH, a producer of electromagnetic clutches for water pumps and fan applications within the truck industry.

HUSCO International's Waukesha facility was recently recognized by Ford Motor Company with their top honor for a production supplier – the prestigious Q1 certification. Ford’s Q1 Award is the highest designation for suppliers by the auto maker. 

HUSCO also made the news with their announcement of a multi-year $45MM capital expansion project in Wisconsin that is expected to generate over 150 permanent new jobs by 2015

Marmon/Keystone’s Charlotte, North Carolina branch has invested in new cutting equipment, which is housed in a recently-constructed addition to their main warehouse facility.  An Amada HFA530 CNC band saw with a 21-inch outside diameter capacity has been installed in conjunction with a Steel Storage Systems conveyer that extends over 70 feet.