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SBP Holdings Joins Forces with Mattson Distribution Company

SBP Holdings Joins Forces with Mattson Distribution Company

Mattson will operate within the Fluid Power & Automation Division of SBP Holdings. With this addition, SBP Holdings will increase its North America footprint to approximately 70 locations with over 1,000 employees.

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Motion Launches Mi Fluid Power Solutions Brand

Motion Launches Mi Fluid Power Solutions Brand

The distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, announces the formation of its fluid power business brand: Mi Fluid Power Solutions (Mi FPS).

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Motion & Control Enterprises Acquires Lone Star Machine Works

Motion & Control Enterprises Acquires Lone Star Machine Works

Founded in 1951, MCE is a supplier of technical fluid power, automation, flow control, compressed air, and lubrication products, services, and solutions.

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JEM Technical Expands Manufacturing Capabilities

JEM Technical Expands Manufacturing Capabilities

JEM Technical’s recent purchase of an additional horizontal milling machine gives way to their laser-focused approach of providing the most efficient solution for their customers. While many manufacturers will point to outside factors as a cause of increased lead times and decreased workflow, JEM is investing in its operations to fulfill customer orders quicker and more effectively than ever before.

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Kraft Fluid Systems Celebrates 50 Years in Business

Kraft Fluid Systems Celebrates 50 Years in Business

The employee-owned mobile systems integrator turns 50 in June and looks forward to even more customer successes and growth opportunities in the future.

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Register for The Fluid Power Technology Conference

Register for The Fluid Power Technology Conference

On June 6-7, 2022 in Minnesota

The Fluid Power Technology Conference returns to Minnesota on June 6-7, 2022, bringing together fluid power industry professionals and academics for two full days of educational content.

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Welcome New FPDA Member: KYKLO

Welcome New FPDA Member: KYKLO

KYKLO is a fast-growing content and e-commerce solution in automation, fluid power, pneumatics, and electrical markets. More than 50 leading distributors and manufacturers use its services.

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Motion Names Jon Tart Vice President, Southeast Group

Motion Names Jon Tart Vice President, Southeast Group

Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jon Tart to Vice President of the Company’s Southeast Group, effective March 1, 2022

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SBP Holdings Acquires Hydrafab

SBP Holdings Acquires Hydrafab

The Green River, Wyoming-based company provides repair services, fabrication, and sales for all types of hydraulic products including pumps, valves, and cylinders.

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Motion Completes Acquisition of Kaman Distribution Group

Motion Completes Acquisition of Kaman Distribution Group

Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, has completed the purchase of Kaman Distribution Group for a purchase price of approximately $1.3 billion in cash, effective January 3, 2022.

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Midland Industries Acquires Century Brass

Midland Industries Acquires Century Brass

Midland Industries (“Midland”), a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), announced the acquisition of Century Brass Products (“Century Brass” or the ​“Company”). Century Brass is a leading distributor of primarily machined brass fittings and valves to the plumbing industry across the United States.

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FPDA Launches Enhanced Mentorship Program with Expanded Leadership Curriculum

FPDA Launches Enhanced Mentorship Program with Expanded Leadership Curriculum

At October’s Industry Summit, FPDA members learned about the next evolution of the association’s mentorship program. The program pairs aspiring future leaders with experienced executives from other FPDA member companies to improve and advance their careers.

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University of Innovative Distribution to be Held March 21-24, 2022

University of Innovative Distribution to be Held March 21-24, 2022

For Immediate Release

Association Education Alliance (AEA), in cooperation with Purdue University’s Department of Technology Leadership and Innovation, is hosting its annual University of Innovative Distribution (UID) March 21-24, 2022, at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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JEM TECHNICAL APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING

JEM TECHNICAL APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING

Andrew DeRung, industry veteran with two decades of hydraulic and electronic controls experience, promoted to new position

JEM Technical, Inc. promotes Andrew DeRung, a twenty-year hydraulic and electronic controls veteran, to Director of Sales and Marketing for the company. He will focus on providing strategic direction and effectively managing and coordinating the sales objectives of the company, as well as growing U.S. sales, expanding customer base, finding new product lines, building on JEM’s positive reputation, and supporting all departments within the organization.

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