strengthens their international leading position in mobile hydraulics components and systems engineering by the acquisition of Hyco International Inc.
WEBER-HYDRAULIK, a leading and innovative international group that implements sophisticated customized solutions for hydraulic drive and control engineering has, with effect from 22. July 2011, acquired the US based Hyco International Inc. from the US financial investor Centre Partners Management LLC.
Hyco International Inc., with manufacturing locations in Canada, USA, Brazil and Germany is a world-wide supplier of hydraulic cylinders. With 600 employees and an annual turnover of approximately € 100 million, HYCO‘s products are used in forestry and construction machinery, refuse handling equipment, dump trucks, oil and gas field installations and cranes, as well as mining and agricultural equipment.
WEBER-HYDRAULIK, which is headquartered in Güglingen, north of Stuttgart, is a 100% family-owned company. With an annual sales of over € 200 million, the company has approximately 1,250 employees at several locations worldwide and is designing and producing customized hydraulic components and systems for market leading customers in a variety of industries including commercial vehicles, mobile cranes, agricultural and construction machines, fork-lift trucks, as well as utility vehicles and industrial equipment.
In addition, WEBER-RESCUE SYSTEMS ranks highly for design, quality and reliability among all major international manufacturers of hydraulic rescue tools. The company has also positioned itself successfully in the solar power industry, supplying hydraulic drive systems for solar power installations.
"With the acquisition of HYCO by WEBER-HYDRAULIK we gain a valuable addition and further diversification of our product and technology portfolio to our group, while significantly expanding our market presence in North and South America and in Europe. The expansion of our international presence enhances our position with our multi-national customers, an important factor in our continued profitable global growth. Furthermore, with this acquisition we strengthen our already powerful team with additional highly experienced hydraulic experts. The significant benefits and synergies developed through the broadening of our international customer base through the existing HYCO customers will provide opportunities for WEBER-HYDRAULIK to continue the success in global markets for sophisticated hydraulic systems", said CEO Bernhard Herzig.
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Custom and OEM Hydraulic Cylinders by Hyco Canada
Hyco Canada produces rugged, high quality, custom hydraulic cylinders. First established in 1953 under the much respected Lessard name, we joined the international Hyco group in 1998.
We have over 55 years of experience in designing and manufacturing both telescopic and rod style hydraulic actuators. We produce cylinders from 1-1/2" to 30" bore in our 100,000 square foot facility located in St. Wenceslas, Quebec.
We specialize in large bore, high mix, low volume, custom designed hydraulic cylinders.
For more information about the history of Hyco Canada and how we fit into the global picture of Hyco International, please go to the About Us page on this site.
Above: The Hyco Canada plant incorporates the latest in production technology in manufacturing telescopic and rod style hydraulic cylinders.
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The picture below highlights the many rugged, high quality features built into our hydraulic cylinder designs. Please click on the illustration to open a larger view in a new window.
Standard Catalogue Welded Hydraulic Cylinders
Although Hyco Canada produces Custom OEM Hydraulic Cylinders to your exact specifications in both Rod Cylinder and Telescopic Cylinder designs, we also produce a series of Standard Catalogue Cylinders.
Our Standard Rod Cylinders Catalogue includes cylinders from 1-1/2" bore up to 10" bore. These are available in both cushioned and non-cushioned designs. Mountings include pivot, spherical, flange, foot, trunnion and combinations.
Our Standard Telescopic Cylinders Catalogue includes cylinders with capacities from 7 to 50 tons and stroke lengths up to 343 inches ( 28.6 feet).
Custom Designed and OEM Hydraulic Cylinders
Custom Designed Cylinders, both in Rod Cylinder style and Telescopic Multi-Stage Cylinder style, can be manufactured to your exact specifications. We build telescopic cylinders in both single and double acting models. We take great pride in our expertize in manufacturing Large Bore and Very Long Stroke Hydraulic Actuators.
Click on this link to download a printable and faxable copy of our Hydraulic Cylinder Request for Quote Form .
Above: A pair of Hyco Canada Large Bore Telescopic Cylinders erecting an Oil Well Drilling Platform
High Technology Hydraulic Cylinders
Hyco Canada also produces hydraulic cylinders with the latest technology in stroke sensing and position feedback. For more information on this, go to our High Tech Cylinders page.
Hyco is the world leader in Custom Designed Rod and Telescoping Hydraulic Cylinders