As a unique aggregator of fluid power specialists, we buy and develop complementary businesses; reducing their operating costs, while maximising their commercial value to ensure we’re the most cost-efficient provider of high quality fluid power products and solutions in the market. Our sustainable business model makes fluid power supply convenient and efficient for customers and suppliers and drives growth and returns for Shareholders. 

Driving Force

Strong leadership culture

Through our decentralised structure, we promote an entrepreneurial spirit, where the leaders of each business within the Group have the freedom to run their businesses independently and at the same time benefit from central resource and support. Each business and its employees is further empowered through access to training and reward schemes.

Key Group Activities

Unrivalled, low cost full service provision in fluid power

Vital products and solutions

We have a healthy balance of operational and capex driven revenue. We have the largest market share in our sector for the indirect supply of urgently required fluid power components, vital for maintenance and repair operations across all industry segments. Additionally, we design, manufacture and install bespoke solutions across all industry sectors, predominantly sold to OEMs and driven by capital investment.

Vital high quality service

High quality service, which is both responsive and delivers significant value to customers, whether that be next day delivery from stock, technical support, customer training, onsite servicing or added value services such as bespoke sales and marketing support or e-commerce solutions.

Resources

Widest product choice

Expertise in our market

Leading industry brands (250+) through key supplier partnerships

Central purchasing, allowing cost saving synergies

Extensive stocks £28.7m.

Established businesses between 10 and 50 years in operation

Highly skilled, highly knowledgeable employees with extensive supplier and business training

Robust IT, systems and processes by working with expert third parties e.g. ecommerce and logistic partners

Our strategy for growth

Sales Growth

Procurement synergy and operational cost out synergies

Cash generation

IT Strategy

People

Value created

Short Medium term

  • Sustained annual growth with strong financial performance and attractive returns for Investors – total dividend of 6.07p for 2018.
  • Widest brand choice from a single source, with tailored options, supported by technical expertise and reliable added-value services for customers (98% on-time delivery for MRO).
  • Respected collaborative supplier partnerships.
  • Rewarding and progressive careers for employees, through training and profit share scheme.
  • Reliable, efficient solutions for industry.
  • Support for our local communities through local apprenticeships and charitable work.

Long term

  • Most cost-efficient provider of a high quality service in fluid power
  • Sustainable long-term growth, through reliable repeat business and carefully selected acquisitions
  • Experience, stability and strength to support large long-term projects
  • Critical mass, with resources to adapt and explore new market opportunities
  • Thought leadership in fluid power with innovative solutions for industry