Texas Hydraulics Acquires The Oilgear Company

Temple, TX. –  Texas Hydraulics, a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital, LLC (“Wynnchurch”), announced the acquisition of The Oilgear Company (“Oilgear”).  Oilgear is a leading provider of highly engineered hydraulic pumps, valves, systems and aftermarket services for heavy duty applications. Patrick Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, said in a statement, “The combination of Texas Hydraulics and […]

Specifying a replacement hydraulic pump: Beyond certifications

Pumps for hydraulic applications are typically highly specialised towards certain applications and environments, a reality which must be noted by the MRO professional. While a pump may achieve certain certifications such as those outlined by DNV GL, Lloyds and API which can guarantee a certain level of competency, how does this actually translate to specifying […]

Reliable technology improves efficiency for offshore industries

Very few industries are as demanding or as hazardous as the offshore sector and the closely connected subsea industry. Creating engineering solutions for these industries requires an almost forensic attention to detail and a build quality that exceeds most aerospace applications. It is in this arena that Oilgear has excelled, and following a major recent […]

A pump for all occasions…

Throughout the industrial workplace, hydraulic pumps provide a great deal of motive power, efficiently translating the rotary motion of a prime mover into hydraulic oil flow that can be easily routed and used for a vast range of tasks. One of the most common hydraulic pumps is the axial piston pump, which is used in […]

Oilgear Leeds is centre of excellence for Aftermarket Services

As a leading global supplier of electro-hydraulic packages, Oilgear is committed to maximising service life and performance for all of its customers. While many manufacturers outsource service and maintenance programmes to smaller, local businesses, Oilgear has taken advantage of its expertise to develop an in-house Aftermarket Service which is able to prolong service life and improve […]

Oilgear’s proven design delivers high pressure hydraulic solutions

Many industrial applications require effective and reliable hydraulic power supplies, but high pressure applications bring an added dimension that demands specific design solutions. Oilgear has applied almost 100 years of design experience to deliver a range of solutions that incorporate innovation and flexibility. The process of product development is based on previous experience and applying […]

The ” Total Warrior Challenge “

A team from Oilgear UK, aptly named “Run Like the Winded”, completed the Total Warrior challenge held at Bramham Park, Leeds on 24th June raising over £1000 for The Yorkshire Air Ambulance Service. Congratulations and well done to everyone involved !              

Hydraulics will run and run with proper servicing

David Atkinson, Service Centre Manager at Leeds-based Oilgear runs through the basics of looking after a hydraulic system

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, […]