Hydraulic Projects and Case Studies

As an award-winning business, one thing we can be sure of here at Hydraulics Online is the sheer variety of requests that we receive

Some of the hydraulic projects we’re asked to supply kit for are really fascinating and we thought you might enjoy reading about a few of them… and to hear first-hand from our customers, and suppliers, about why they like working with Hydraulics Online.

New hydraulic projects and case studies are published regularly, so you can either bookmark this page and check back in future, or simply sign up for our newsletter and be one of the first to hear about what we’re getting up to:


hydraulics supplierA Reliable Hydraulics Supplier 4000 Miles Away

Despite being more than 4,000 miles away, this roofing and construction manufacturer on the Caribbean island of Barbados relies on great service from Hydraulics Online because to keep production running, the swift supply of parts is absolutely essential… FIND OUT MORE


Mark Westaway & SonBy Appointment to HM the Queen, Mark Westaway & Son

When its local supplier couldn’t provide the hydraulic part Mark Westaway & Son needed for its hay baling machine, it turned to Hydraulics Online for help – and sourced a more suitable and robust part for the job… FIND OUT MORE


Hydraulic procurementIndependent Hydraulic Procurement

This global supply & logistics company specialises in products distribution, contract supply & fulfilment solutions.  In Hydraulics Online it has found a partner that helps it deliver excellent service for its customers… FIND OUT MORE 



hydraulic projectsOngoing Success: Materials Handling

Rather than carrying multiple spare parts this materials handling firm came to us to develop a solution that would work on any machine…   FIND OUT MORE



hydraulic projectsReal-Life Use: The Royal Shakespeare Company

The Royal Shakespeare Company might be used to performances raising the roof, but it came to Hydraulics Online when it needed to lift the stage…   FIND OUT MORE



hydraulic projectsEnduring Relationships

We invest time and energy to build great relationships with our suppliers as well as our customers. A British manufacturer explains why working with Hydraulics Online works so well for them, as they help us to deliver the innovative custom hydraulic projects and high-tech solutions for which we are known… FIND OUT MORE


hydraulic projectsCalifornia Dreaming: Elon Musk and SpaceX Hyperloop

One of only 24 teams to be shortlisted for the final of the SpaceX Hyperloop competition to design a transportation pod for this phenomenally new and exciting mode of transport, HypED stretch the notion of “disruptive technologies” to its limits. Discover how Hydraulics Online gave the team the input that they “couldn’t get elsewhere”… FIND OUT MORE


hydraulic projectsA Trip to SpaceX HQ

Hydraulics Online are proud to have supported HypED, the only UK team to make it to the final of Elon Musk’s global challenge to create a pod for his Hyperloop transport system. More than 20 other finalists from around the world came together at the end of August 2017 to test their designs at the SpaceX track in California…FIND OUT MORE


hydraulic projectsMarine and Subsea Hydraulics

Our customer, an international player in underwater cabling began using Hydraulics Online in 2014 when the business found itself in a tight spot. Discover why, more than three years down the line, they said that “contacting Hydraulics Online was an absolute revelation”… FIND OUT MORE


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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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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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Multi award-winning Alsager firm Hydraulics Online is gearing up for more success this year having recently been shortlisted as a [...] Read More
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We’ve always known that our operations director, Helen is a force of nature, and it has been wonderful this week [...] Read More
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It’s official! We’ve got the vision! Hydraulics Online Co-founder, Helen Tonks has been shortlisted in the 2018 Enterprise Vision Awards […]

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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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Hydraulics Online founders Mark and Helen recently had one of their most exciting interviews to date – with the radio […]

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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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Mark’s entry into the fluid power industry was more than a little by chance but he now finds himself leading a […]

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