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About Hydraulic Technologies


A Global Leader

Hydraulic Technologies is a global leader in the manufacturing of high-pressure hydraulic pumps, tools, shop equipment, workholding automation, and railway track systems. Our renowned product brands — Power Team, Bolting Systems, Stone, Hytec Workholding, Posi Lock, and Rail Systems — are synonymous with safety, quality, reliability, and innovation.

Our Mission

“To Advance the World by Delivering Safety Critical, Best–in-Class Hydraulic Tools and Equipment across Industry Markets.”

Hydraulic Technologies Solutions for Industry

Our History

Our journey began in 1925 with the founding of Owatonna Tool Corporation, specializing in gear pullers and specialty hand tools. Over the decades, we have expanded and evolved through strategic acquisitions and innovative product developments.

1925

Founding of Owatonna Tool Corp., specializing in gear pullers and specialty hand tools 

1964

Smith's Jacking Systems installs the first hydraulic power pack developed in conjunction with British Railways

1968

Inception of Stone Hydraulics later to become Fenner Fluid Power

1985

SPX (under Piston Ring Company) acquires OTC with the Power Team® brand

2000

SPX acquires Fenner Fluid Power, renames to SPX Fluid Power and consolidates world headquarters in Rockford, IL

2001

SPX acquires Smiths Industries Hydraulics Company and forms SPX FLOW Rail Systems

2008

Name changed to SPX Hydraulic Technologies

2009

SPX acquires Torque Tension Systems in the UK, forming Bolting Systems brand 

2015

SPX FLOW spin off from SPX which includes Hydraulic Technologies 

2020

Hydraulic Technologies acquires Posi Lock assets

2022

Lone Star completes acquisition of SPX FLOW

2024

Wynnchurch completes acquisition of Hydraulic Technologies

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Global Presence

Headquartered in Rockford, Illinois, USA, we serve customers worldwide with sales distribution centers, rental service centers and manufacturing locations in the Netherlands, China, India, Singapore, Australia, and the United Kingdom. This extensive global presence allows us to meet the diverse needs of our clients, providing top-tier products and exceptional customer service.
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Commitment to Excellence

At Hydraulic Technologies, we are committed to innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction. Our products are designed to meet the highest standards of performance and durability, ensuring that we remain at the forefront of the hydraulic industry. As part of Wynnchurch Capital, we continue to leverage our heritage of excellence to deliver solutions that drive efficiency and productivity for our customers around the globe.

Who We Are

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  • 300

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  • 70000

    Products

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