A vital partner in the fluid power supply chain

Our Group

Fluid power uses fluid, either hydraulic liquid (oil or water) or pneumatic gas (compressed air) under pressure to generate, control and transmit power

Flowtech Fluidpower is a group of specialist fluid power businesses. Working in partnership with customers and suppliers, we deliver essential components, custom solutions and high-quality servicing support to keep global industry moving.

During 2021, the Board has decided to review business performance relating to Components in greater detail, split into two further segments called Flowtech and Fluidpower Group Solutions. This follows adoption of two branding styles depending on the precise sector in which the business operates.

Our Divisions

 

Supply of both hydraulic and pneumatic consumables, predominantly through distribution for maintenance and repair operations across all industry markets, but supported by supply agreements direct to a broad range of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

Channels to Market

E-commerce websites, customer white label e-commerce websites, 100,000+ catalogues, own and customer trade counters.

Strengths

  • Consistent cash generator, high profits
  • Widest set of leading brands from extensive stock inventory
  • Purchasing synergies through common product set
  • Essential urgent delivery, critical for MRO market
  • Supply chain consolidation for suppliers and customers
  • Added value customer services

 

Supply specialist technical hydraulic components & systems, predominantly into Original Equipment Manufacturer and End User channels to all industry markets, but supported by supply agreements direct to a broad range of manufacturer brands.

Channels to Market

Engineering collaboration, e-commerce.

Strengths

  • Large volume /regular orders into OEM’s
  • High degree of technical knowledge with the ability to source products for urgent customer needs
  • High levels of customer retention
  • Strong long-term strategic relationships with leading manufacturers including Parker, Eaton, Danfoss & Walvoil
  • Bespoke product configurated to customers requirements

 

Bespoke design, manufacturing, commissioning, installation and servicing of systems to manufacturers of specialised industrial and mobile hydraulic OEMs and additionally a wide range of industrial end users. Capital project-based revenue.

Channels to Market

In-house design and build, combined with on-site installation, servicing and support.

Strengths

  • Highly valued engineering support to customers
  • Working in partnership with suppliers and customers on large industry projects with cross-sell opportunities for the Group and additionally ongoing repeat business for components division
  • Bespoke assembled customer solutions and deep technical support
  • Installation, commissioning and local servicing
  • Leading manufacturer brands in system builds

Read more about our businesses within these divisions.

Our geographies

19

Locations

627

Employees

500+

Superior brands

UK & Ireland

77%

Revenue

91.2%

Employees

Europe

21%

Revenue

8.5%

Employees

Rest of World

2%

Revenue

0.3%

Employees