Kaman Industrial Technologies acquires Catching FluidPower

Source: PlantServices.com

By Plant Services Staff

Jan 20, 2012

Kaman Corporation's subsidiary, Kaman Industrial Technologies Corporation, has acquired the business of Catching FluidPower, a distributor of fluid power products based in Bolingbrook, Illinois. In conjunction with the acquisition, Parker Hannifin Corporation has recognized Kaman nationally as a value-added reseller of Parker hydraulics, fluid connector and automation products.

Founded in 1954, Catching is expected to generate sales of $43 million in 2011, and has approximately 90 employees.  Catching is one of Parker’s premier tri-motion distributors and covers a wide variety of product technologies including: hydraulic and pneumatic pumps, motors, valves, cylinders, manifolds, precision automation, instrumentation, hose and fittings, connectors, filtration products, seals and all other necessary fluid power components.  The business operates six locations in Illinois and Indiana and will become part of Kaman’s Industrial Distribution Segment.

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