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HCI acquires MCDS located in Modesto

As many of you are aware, HCI acquired MCDS in Modesto late last year. MCDS specializes in the design and manufacture of engineered wire harness solutions as well as the development of machine control systems for the mobile and agriculture industries. This strategic acquisition positions HCI to integrate complementary technologies, equipping us to offer complete …

Rick & Eric Celebrating 40 years at HCI

Exceptional people, exceptional ESOP! Congratulations to Rick Solomon (Salt Lake City branch manager) and Eric Kinsel (Tulare branch manager), celebrating 40 years of service to HCI. Eric joined HCI in March of 1978, and though Rick officially joined HCI the same month, he had begun working for Mr. Cotter five months previous at HCI’s Utah …

HCI acquires Ace Hydraulic Sales & Service located in Bakersfield, CA.

Hydraulic Controls, Inc. announces the acquisition of Ace Hydraulic Sales & Service located in Bakersfield, CA. Ace Hydraulic has been servicing the Kern County area since 1963, providing sales and service to a wide variety of industries including agriculture, oil field, railroad and tractor dealers. They pride themselves on being a single source for fluid power solutions. This addition to HCI’s already impressive footprint in the Pacific Southwest announces our expanding presence in the oil and gas industry.

Aaron Piper President of Hydraulic Controls, Inc.

As announced at the end of last year, Aaron Piper has taken the reins as president of Hydraulic Controls, Inc. His vision for HCI is to grow organically as well as through acquisition and product expansion. With our latest strategic acquisitions and sales initiatives, 2018 is looking to be quite a beginning for our new president.

GUSS (Global Unmanned Spray System)

At this year’s World Ag Expo, CFS debuts the newest member of their crop services fleet, and yes, it is an unmanned sprayer. Mark Woods (HCI Fresno) and Scott Mallory (MCDS) were privileged to be a part of the development of this revolutionary advancement in the ag industry.

Hydraulic Controls and Bosch Rexroth have your hydraulic repair needs covered

Hydraulic Controls and Bosch Rexroth have your hydraulic repair needs covered. HCI boasts nine in-house service shops, and for those occasions where the unit is too large or perhaps your need requires an “as new” warranty, there are several Bosch Rexroth service centers to fill the gap.

Hydraulic Controls has a Brand new Website!

Hydraulic Controls, Inc. has just launched a brand new site, with a searchable product catalog of a selection of Hydraulic and Pneumatic parts, components, accessories, and tools. We would love to get your feedback! We are adding products to the site on an ongoing basis. Use the location finder to find one of our capable branches throughout the Western United States!

Historic hydraulics: Restoring WWII submarine with a RexPak hydraulic power unit

The Challenge: Provide more efficient and easy-to-operate solution for supplying hydraulic power to various systems such as periscope and torpedo doors on historic World War II-era submarine U.S.S. Pampanito, a museum ship berthed at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. Read the full article.

USS Pampanito

During 2013, volunteer Charlie Butcher, Master Chief (Ret), lead a project to acquire and install an auxiliary hydraulic pump that does not need high pressure air. The goal was to be able to operate the hydraulics without high pressure air, and without any permanent changes to the boat. Please click here for the full article.

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