Our roots stretch back to three defense engineers from California who set out for Texas with a trunk full of hydraulic valves in pursuit of a dream. That dream turned into reality when Hydraquip Corporation was founded in 1951.
Through the Decades…
Hydraquip was Founded
Employee Stock Ownership Plan Established
Expansion into Louisiana
2002 Expansion into Oklahoma with acquisition of Air & Hydraulic Components
Restructured to form 3 divisions: Hydraquip, Hydraquip Custom Systems & parent company, Employee Owned Holdings, Inc.
Expansion into new territories of Arizona & New Mexico
Expansion into Colorado with acquisition of Emrick & Hill
Expansion into Tennessee with acquisition of Flint Hydraulics, Inc.
Created new division “Hydraquip Electric Systems” with merger of Elite Controls, Inc.