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Hydraulic innovations to be showcased at expo

2nd March 2018 Some of the world’s leading mobile hydraulic technology will be on display at hydraulics and automation company Hytec Group/Rexroth’s stand at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA. 

Hytec Group

2nd March 2018 Established in 1966, the Hytec Group, a Bosch Rexroth company, is Africa’s largest fluid power and automation company, engineering innovative hydraulic, pneumatic and automation solutions and distributing around 30 of the world’s leading brands. The Group includes seven specialist companies, with... 

Bosch completes Hytec takeover, strengthens African operations

By: Schalk Burger     1st March 2018 Industrial technology and equipment multinational Bosch has acquired the remaining 50% stake in Johannesburg-based industrial technology company Hytec. The company had acquired 50% of the Hytec shares in 2014. 

New range of filters introduced, new materials enhance filtration

1st December 2017 Drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new range of hydraulic filter elements that incorporate new materials which enhance filtration performance for hydraulic systems while reducing operating costs through increased service life. The new Pure Power range of elements has been... 

Positive growth for filtration industry leading to 2022

1st December 2017 The portable filtration systems market is expected to grow from an estimated $512.6-million in 2017 to $621.4-million by 2022, registering a compound yearly growth rate of 3.93 in this time. Market research company Markets and Markets explains that stringent government regulations, growth in... 

Hydraulics scope for vessel project completed

20th October 2017 In its biggest sea vessel project ever undertaken, hydraulic components and turnkey hydraulic systems supplier Hytec successfully designed, manufactured, installed and commissioned all hydraulics for three systems on board the most technologically advanced marine diamond sampling and exploration... 

Thermoplastic press supplied for aerospace industry

20th October 2017 Hydraulic components and turnkey hydraulic systems supplier Hytec Cape Town designed and constructed a 400 t thermoplastic press containing hydraulic components, for composite materials supplier AAT Composites, Hytec announced last month. A Recaro Group subsidiary based in Somerset West, AAT... 

Hydraulic pumps market set to grow until 2021

5th May 2017 The global hydraulic pumps market is anticipated to grow at a steady rate and will post a compound annual growth rate of close to 5% during the forecast period 2017 to 2021, says market research company Technavio. 

Control technology specialist notes shift in end-user philosophy

By: Dylan Stewart     24th April 2015 Drive and control technology specialist Hytec is observing a slow paradigm shift among end-users who are starting to factor long-term costs into their strategies instead of only short-term costs and, in doing so, are beginning to embrace the latest electronic innovations that the hydraulics... 

Hytec, Bosch JV targets expansion into African automation market

By: Anine Kilian     30th January 2015 German engineering firm Bosch Rexroth’s 50% acquisition of hydraullic and pneumatic manufacturer Hytec at the end of last year offers greater expansion opportunities into sub-Saharan Africa’s hydraulics and automation markets. The Hytec–Bosch Rexroth merger represents the next step in a... 

Hytec, Bosch JV targets expansion into African automation market

By: Natalie Greve     13th January 2015 After announcing in July last year that it planned to acquire a 50% stake in its sales partner Hytec Holdings, drive and control technologies group Bosch Rexroth said on Tuesday that the joint venture (JV), which came into effect on October 1, would offer significant expansion opportunities in... 

Hydraulics to enhance smelting capability

17th October 2014 Engineering firm Bosch Rexroth was contracted by US-based metals industry equipment company Wooding Industrial Corporation to supply hydraulic components for a rotating material distributor within a blast furnace for enhanced iron smelting capabilities. 

Agricultural hydraulic system enhanced

17th October 2014 An agricultural industry-based hydraulic system, the Electrohydraulic Hitch Control (EHC-8) from engineering firm Bosch Rexroth, recently underwent enhancements to replicate the same, precise regulation of power and positioning for the lifting and lowering of towed agricultural ploughs for... 

Restructured pneumatics firm targeting new sectors

By: Zandile Mavuso     6th June 2014 With its newly established ‘standalone’ status, pneumatics company Aventics says it plans to expand into new sectors that have not previously been its focus, including the heavy-duty and medical-technology industries. Officially operating as a standalone company since the beginning of this year... 

Large Sudanese hydraulic project successfully completed

2nd May 2014 Member of hydraulic systems and automation group Hytec, Hytec Engineering completed the installation of 12 large-scale hydraulic cylinders, power packs and linkage systems to replace the hydraulics systems for controlling water flow at the Roseires dam wall, on the Blue Nile, in the town Ad... 

Industrial fairs achieve further growth

24th January 2014 Asia-based trade exhibition companies Power Transmission and Control (PTC) Asia, CeMAT Asia and ComVac Asia concluded their aim to assist in the growth of the power transmission market in Asia in their four-day trade show in October last year at the Shanghai International Exhibition Centre, in... 

New drives increase energy efficiency

24th January 2014 Automotive technology supplier Bosch Rexroth’s new large electric drives open up opportunities for users to improve energy efficiency, such as through power regeneration. 

New gear pump reduces noise emissions

12th October 2012 The new external Silence Plus gear pump from automation equipment manufacturer Bosch Rexroth reduces noise emissions by an average of 15 dBA, compared with conventional external gear pumps, the company states.  

China now a force to be reckoned with in innovation

By: Karel Smrcka     5th October 2012 At first sight, it is disquieting news for esablished industrial nations but, on closer inspection, opportunities become apparent. Emerging nations and aspiring industrial nations are increasingly investing in patents and innovations. This trend is particularly prevalent in China.  

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