Seaway Powell Marine Acquires Hydraulic Applications Firm

MaritimeEquipment.com
Sunday, August 11, 2013

Seaway Powell Marine, a leading British engineering companies specialising in the design and manufacture of marine hydraulic systems, has acquired the assets of Solent Fluid Power based in Horndean near Portsmouth.

The purchase of Solent Fluid Power will enable Seaway Powell Marine to increase its productivity by offering its hydraulic capabilities to a wider customer base, while also providing it with a south-coast business hub. According to Seaway Powell Marine, Solent Fluid Power has a wealth of experience and knowledge surrounding hydraulic applications across the marine and industrial sectors.  This expertise is highly valuable to Seaway Powell Marine and will assist in expanding the company’s potential in key markets.

The company will continue to trade as Solent Fluid Power and will be run from its current premises in Horndean. John Cotton, son of the original Solent Fluid Power founder, will retain his role as Hydraulic Engineer.
 
Charlie Wilson, General Manager at Seaway Powell, says: “Seaway Powell is a long-established company and we are renowned for providing top quality products to marine industries worldwide.  We are in no doubt that John Cotton, with his great experience of maritime hydraulic applications, will bring a new and dynamic dimension to Seaway Powell Marine’s portfolio and we are delighted that he has joined us to help drive the business forward.”

About Seaway

·         Seaway Powell Marine has evolved rapidly over the last 24 months and was acquired in 2010 by Precision Technology Group, which consists of Precision Technology USA, American Actuators, SP Gears and Hypac.
·         The company offers a complete and comprehensive design and manufacturing service from its base in Shaftesbury, North Dorset, backed up by the additional experience and expertise offered by the other companies in the Group.

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