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Achieving greater profitability through training

The BFPA (British Fluid and Power Association) has been leading industry discussions on safety, best practice and profitability for decades. Moreover, the organisation is renowned for setting the highest standard in terms of training and education. Recently, the benefits of

19 Oct 2017

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Acquisition of Group HES Ltd by Flowtech Fluid Power PLC

12 October, 2017: Specialist technical fluid power products supplier Flowtech Fluidpower plc is pleased to announce the further strengthening of its Power Motion Control (PMC) division through the acquisition of BFPDA member Group HES Ltd. Background to the Acquisition Founded

19 Oct 2017

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Hydra-Line joins the BFPDA

We very pleased to announce that Hydra-Line is the latest new member of the BFPDA. The company is based in Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire and offers a dedicated on site hydraulic related breakdown service. Hydra-Line also has a trade counter facility with

17 Oct 2017

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Pirtek Europe acquires Slangakuten

Pirtek Europe Limited (“Pirtek Europe”) acquires Slangakuten AB, one of Sweden’s leading hydraulic hose replacement businesses. Pirtek Europe, established in the UK in 1988, is Europe’s leading provider of emergency hydraulic hose replacement services. This acquisition establishes Pirtek in the

06 Oct 2017

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Food for thought

British Fluid Power Association and British Fluid Power Distributors Association member companies FPE Seals, MP Filtri UK and IMI Precision Engineering outline some of the current key areas of discussion within the food and beverage industry and consider how to

13 Sep 2017

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Camozzi golf day celebrates 25th anniversary

The 2017 Camozzi golf day provided the perfect excuse for distributors, OEM customers and Camozzi personnel to celebrate the company’s twenty five years in the UK. This year’s event was made all the more poignant due to the recent death

12 Sep 2017

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Oldham Seals Ltd joins BFPA

BFPA is pleased to welcome Oldham Seals Limited (part of the Oldham Seals Group) as a new member of the BFPA. The company is based in Chichester, West Sussex and designs and manufactures a range of Jetpac® flexible rubber hoses

22 Aug 2017

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BFPA member Webtec signs up for Primary Engineer

Martin Cuthbert, Managing Director of BFPA member Webtec visited Plantworx 2017, to see Primary Engineer’s recent fluid power challenge which involved 14 year old pupils from a Leicester secondary school building a hydraulically operated robot arm. Martin commented: “Wow –

15 Aug 2017

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BFPA Supports JCB Academy Awards evening

The JCB Academy is a non-selective co-educational secondary school within the English University Technical College programme.  Based in Rocester, Staffordshire, England, it specialises in engineering and business qualifications and enjoys the passionate support of not only its founder Lord Bamford,

07 Aug 2017

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