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Stable business activity expected for metalforming manufacturers

Metalformer Business Activity Remains Steady in March 2024

Stable business conditions are anticipated for metalforming manufacturers in the coming months according to the March PMA Business Conditions Report.
Joel Honeyman, Vice President of Global Innovation at Bobcat Co.
Emerging Technologies

Bobcat Aims to Make a Big Leap in Construction Equipment Design

An emphasis on developing electrification and automation solutions will bring a range of benefits to the construction equipment industry.
S. Jensen
Construction equipment with hydraulics on display at CONEXPO

Fluid Power Will Continue to be Important Part of CONEXPO 2026

Although IFPE will not be co-located with CONEXPO 2026, fluid power will still be represented at this large construction equipment event.
Emerging Technologies

Understanding Proportional Control Valve Circuits

Proper circuit design for proportional control valves ensures optimized system performance.
LexxPluss Inc.
LexxPlus autonomous mobile robots will be introduced to the U.S. market

This Week in Power & Motion: LexxPluss Bringing Robotic Solutions to U.S.

LexxPluss is investing in the U.S. robotics market due to growth opportunities it sees in the region, Siemens has acquired the ebm-papst industrial drive business, and more industry...
ABB's refitted robotics facility in the U.S. will help meet growing demand for robots

This Week in Power & Motion: Manufacturers Invest in New and Updated Facilities to Meet Future Market Growth

Several companies have announced the construction of new or expanded manufacturing facilities in recent months to meet growing market demand for their products.
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Incorporation of electronics and IoT is shifting fluid power designs

Fluid Power is Expanding Beyond Hydraulics and Pneumatics

The NFPA's addition of a new member category demonstrates the ongoing evolution of the fluid power industry.
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backup rings are critical to the performance of high-pressure aerospace hydraulic systems which power landing gears
Hydraulic Seals

Why Backup Rings are Critical to High-Pressure Aerospace Hydraulic Systems

Backup rings are small but important components which enhance the reliability and longevity of high-pressure aerospace hydraulic systems.
Danfoss Power Solutions
The Editron EC-C1700B-420 is a heavy-duty electric converter developed for electric or hybrid drivetrains.

This Week in Power & Motion: Danfoss Editron Electric Converter Wins Innovation Award

Danfoss Editron's new electric converter has won an AE50 Award, Poclain has acquired an electric motor manufacturer, registration is open for STLE's annual meeting and more industry...