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Custom Fluidpower wins manufacturing award

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article image Custom Fluidpower’s Interim CEO Graeme Vennell receiving the HMA Board Award
Leading hydraulic solutions specialist, Custom Fluidpower recently received the HMA Board Award at the Hunter Manufacturing Awards (HMA).

Custom Fluidpower received the award for a pressure detection device that can detect pressure in hydraulic hoses and is suitable for use in underground mines. The device functions as a last line of defence to provide a safer environment for people working with fluid power equipment and systems.

Currently under development with the assistance of the Australian Coal Association Research Program, the pressure detection device is at prototype stage and will be commencing field testing shortly. The device is expected to be released to market in 2013.

The 2012 Hunter Manufacturing Awards was held recently in Newcastle, NSW with a capacity audience of 500 guests in attendance including The Hon Greg Combet, AM, MP, Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Minister for Industry and Innovation and Member for Charlton, Chris Hartcher, New South Wales Minister for Resources and Energy, Special Minister of State and Minister for the Central Coast, who officially opened the event.

According to the HMA, Custom Fluidpower was awarded the HMA Board Award this year because of the company’s dedication to innovation, perseverance with the manufacturing process and forward thinking and planning.

Custom Fluidpower’s Interim CEO Graeme Vennell explains that the pressure detection device is a great example of the Company’s zero harm philosophy with regard to oil injection injuries and high pressure fluid safety in the industry.

He adds that Custom Fluidpower focuses on engineering innovative solutions to improve their customers’ existing fluid power systems or assist them to develop new or unique systems.

As the winner of the HMA Board Award, Custom Fluidpower received a sponsored trip to an International Trade Fair of their choice in 2013.

Custom Fluidpower is a wholly Australian owned company offering hydraulic, pneumatic, filtration and lubrication product sales along with complete system design, installation and commissioning, and service and repairs. Custom Fluidpower services the agricultural, aerospace, exploration, industrial, marine, mobile, mining and material handling industries Australia wide.

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