Forging a U.S. Presence – How to Access the U.S.

BUFFALO, N.Y.—Lynch Fluid Controls Inc., established in 1987, is a manufacturing company based in Ontario, Canada, producing hydraulic and motion control products. They supply the aerospace, military, material handling, construction, and oil and gas industries. In Canada, they own multiple facilities totaling 63,000 sq. ft. and employing upwards of 90 employees.Ernie Lynch, President Lynch Fluid Controls

Despite all that success, Lynch knows, like a great painting, his business is never finished. In 2017, he put his eyes on a new frontier: American expansion.

With the help of Invest Buffalo Niagara, in just a few months, Lynch USA, the U.S. subsidiary company, was born. Since, they have set up a warehousing and distributing space, with hopes to break into American manufacturing in phase two of their expansion. In each of their first 10 months, Lynch USA has hit targets, reaching 210% of their goal in June.

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Sun to buy quick-release hydraulic couplings manufacturer

Sun Hydraulics announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Faster Group, a leading global manufacturer of quick-release hydraulic couplings headquartered in Milan, Italy.  Strategically, this represents an extension of Sun’s current hydraulics product offering and expands our global reach.  Faster’s strong engineering and manufacturing presence in Europe and access to trend-setting global OEMs will significantly expand our opportunities in the hydraulics industry.

In addition to its primary manufacturing operations in Milan, Faster manufactures or assembles product in Toledo, Ohio, and Pune, India.  The company also has sales offices in China, Brazil and Germany.  We welcome Faster to the Sun family.

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Sun FLeX™ Series Solenoid Valves & Coils: Performance driven. Market priced.

Sun Hydraulics has launched its new Sun FLeX™ family of competitively priced, high-performance electro-hydraulic products. These 16 completely new solenoid-operated cartridge valves and three new coils are the first products in the FLeX Series Solenoid Valves for both the mobile and industrial hydraulics markets.

Such an exciting new product line! The interchangeability of the FleX line makes it very versatile & cost effective.

Designed to outperform comparable valves in the market, FLeX Series solenoid valves deliver what you’re looking for in a range of solenoid valves:

  • Consistently better pressure drop in a virtually leak-proof poppet-style valve
  • Designed and tested to exceed 10-million-cycle operations
  • Zinc-nickel plating standard (1000-hour salt fog) on valve and coil
  • Coil options that include interchangeable low-power, high-power and hazardous location (explosion-proof) versions for expanded configuration flexibility.
  • Valve and coil package that delivers a perfect market-priced solution.

The FLeX Series valves use Sun’s unique floating-style design, adding an extra layer of security in those harsh applications where torque and force can become excessive. FLeX Series products are available for order now from Lynch and begin shipping in January, 2018.

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