Awards and Recognition

We’re recognised inside and outside of our industry

Our story and achievements to date have led to multiple awards for our international trade and excellence in customer service, as well as recognition from many organisations including the UK Department for International Trade and the UK Federation of Small Businesses; more proof that with us, your brand is in safe hands.


About the award bodies

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)

The FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards, promote and recognise innovation, enterprise and accomplishment amongst the UK’s 5.5 million-strong small businesses and the self-employed sector. The Business Exporter of the Year award recognises businesses that “can show exceptional export achievements, contributing to the local and global economy”.

South Cheshire Chamber

The South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce & Industry Business Awards celebrate the enterprise, achievement and innovation of young individuals and businesses of all sizes, from new start-ups to the most established names, while honouring those who give back to the South Cheshire community. 

Cheshire Business Awards

These long-established, prestigious business awards provide an opportunity to celebrate and reward the businesses, companies and individuals who drive innovation and highly influence the economic and employment landscape of Cheshire. The 13 categories include: Innovation and Enterprise Award, Exporter of the Year and Business of the Year Award. Read more.

The Enterprise Vision Awards

Enterprise Vision Awards  (EVA) recognise women in business in the North West of England in 16 categories including: Internet Industry, Young Entrepreneur, Retail Business, New Business and Creative Industry. 

Insider Media North West International Trade Awards

This event showcases the achievements of the pioneers, the innovators, and the global success stories within the North West region. All finalists stand at the forefront of UK exports and are exemplary of raising the country’s international expertise and profile. Read more here.

The UK Department for International Trade

Department for International Trade Hydraulics Online We work closely with the UK Department for International Trade: it’s a relationship that works both ways. Having taken advantage of the support offered by the DIT, Hydraulics Online is now working closely with them to encourage others to do the same.

If you have enthusiasm and passion and you combine that with excellent customer service – which Hydraulics Online do – you can succeed in exports.” Veronica Dawson, International Trade Adviser, UK Department for International Trade.


Testimonial: Rayne Precision Engineering

I have passed your cards onto a couple of our maintenance contractors and have given you a high recommendation to them both, so hopefully they too will be using in the future. Thanks for helping to get our repair solved so promptly.

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Testimonial: Engineering Solutions

The valve arrived about 9:00am this morning. The service from you and Steve has been first class, so thank you very much. I shall certainly use your services again and recommend you to others. Thanks again and best regards.

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Testimonial: Philippines

We would like to confirm receipt of your shipment for our initial order: PO# 07623. It was a pleasure having started working with you and we hope this is just the start of a good business relationship between our companies. Again, thank you very much and we look forward for more future business opportunities with you.

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Testimonial: The Netherlands

Thank you for your service with selecting the proper pump. Pumps have arrived this morning and they completely conform with the old pumps.

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Testimonial: Abernethy Trust

Please pass on my thanks to Steven for great customer service and his product knowledge; our gang mowers are back up and working.

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Testimonial: Virginia

Please thank your team very much in helping me solve a pump issue. I needed a pump that was manufactured by a company no longer in business, and Steven was able to locate a duplicate that was manufactured by Parker.

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Testimonial: Gwynedd

Thank you, Joanna. Mark’s quote was from a technical discussion which answered many questions that I have been trying to get without success from other suppliers. Please thank Mark for his time and expertise; it was so refreshing to have a knowledgeable person rather than a sales assistant.

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Testimonial:Missouri

Just wanted to tell you that the pump fits and works perfectly. You were a big help, thank you.

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Testimonial: Lift Company

Hi Mark, Thanks for sorting this out for me so quickly. Absolutely brilliant service… In this day and age it is so rare to come across a company with customer service to this level. Much appreciated.

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Testimonial – Perth

Can you let the boys know that they are providing us with great service, parts and information in all our locations. Your service is prompt and reliable; you’re our “go to” guys when it comes to hydraulics.

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As their North West Business Exporter of the Year, the Federation of Small Businesses asked Hydraulics Online to speak at the 2018 […]

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We did it again! Hydraulics Online is delighted to announce that we have been recognised as the North West Business Exporter […]

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