Oilgear’s new Service Centre Manager pitches for customer delight.

Hydraulics specialist, Oilgear, has appointed Dave Atkinson to the new role of new Service Centre Manager, giving him the brief of bringing a service industry ethos to both the production and after-market functions within the company. Previously a project co-ordinator in the oil and gas industry and service engineer and manager before that, Dave has […]


Hydraulics drive sport stadia to new levels of automation

Sports stadia are becoming more and more sophisticated. First there were closable roofs, then movable seating; now even the pitches can be reconfigured to suit different sports or other activities. Requiring massive loads to be moved with speed, precision and safety, stadium architects naturally turn to hydraulic specialists such as Oilgear. Oilgear UK’s Engineering Manager, […]


Oilgear’s Fresh Take on Subsea Hydraulic Control

During the 1970’s, an approach was established for controlling subsea wellhead blow-out preventers (BOPs) and production systems. This approach involved using hydraulic fluid power as a means for shifting valves, rams, and actuators that are located as far as two miles below a platform or vessel. To accomplish this end, a hydraulic toolkit was established, […]


Computer-aided engineering drives Oilgear hydraulics to new heights

A modern car is far more than an assemblage of components. To achieve the levels of speed, comfort, handling, economy and safety required, each component will have had its design refined multiple times. The way they eventually work together as systems and sub-systems is indicative of layer upon layer of careful optimisation. Jim Cairney, Engineering […]


Computer-aided engineering drives Oilgear hydraulics to new heights

A modern car is far more than an assemblage of components. To achieve the levels of speed, comfort, handling, economy and safety required, each component will have had its design refined multiple times. The way they eventually work together as systems and sub-systems is indicative of layer upon layer of careful optimisation. Jim Cairney, Engineering […]


Innovation and performance for hydraulic systems from Oilgear UK

Assuming that they are correctly designed, installed and maintained, hydraulic systems should have an operating life of decades. Even in the harshest environments, such as steel production and offshore, you’ll probably find pumps and manifolds which were first installed before half your workforce were born. With such pressures placed on these systems it’s vital that […]


Oilgear at Metal-Expo’16 in Moscow – 8/11 November, 2016

Oilgear has participated to the 22nd Metal-Expo International Industrial Exhibition held in Moscow from 8 to 11 November 2016.   The Metal-Expo is the most important exhibition in Russia for the steel industry. 530 companies from 32 countries participated in the event. The exhibition was a general success with 27,000 visitors. This is an annual exhibition Oilgear […]


Solving Tomorrow’s Hydraulic Problems Through Innovation

Industrial hydraulic engineering is not renowned for rapid leaps in technology, rather a gradual progression that overcomes problems and incorporates evolving technologies as they arise. However, every challenge needs a champion and at the forefront of the product development process is a company that excels in delivering innovation. Jim Cairney, Engineering Manager at Oilgear (UK), […]


Oilgear Towler

Oilgear stands on the shoulders of Towler and Olmsted as it looks towards the future. Oilgear (previously Oilgear Towler) has over 90 years’ experience as a leading figure in the design and manufacture of electro-hydraulic packages. The brand now operates on a global scale, across many markets. Oilgear works in partnership with its customers to […]


Oilgear: A Specialist in the Modernization of Hydraulic and Electrical Drives and Control Systems

 “The customer gets not only a hardware solution, but also a performance guarantee” In-depth process understanding, comprehensive analytical competence and professional project management are the three facets of any successful plant modernization project                 Oilgear – Spezialist für die Modernisierung von hydraulischen und elektrischen Antrieben und Steuerungen | […]