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