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Parker Hannifin Acquires Netherlands Hydraulics Distributor

Parker Hannifin Corporation, Cleveland, OH, has acquired the hydraulic distribution and service assets of mobile hydraulics distributor Kuiken Hytrans BV, a subsidiary of Kuiken NV, located in Lemmer, The Netherlands. With 15 employees and annual revenues of approximately $6.3 million, Kuiken Hytrans specializes in the distribution and service of mobile hydraulic systems and components and will be integrated with Parker Hannifin BV, The Netherlands, Parker Hannifin NV/SA in Belgium and Parker Hannifin GmbH & Co KG in Germany, which are part of Parker's Sales Operations.

"We have enjoyed having Kuiken Hytrans as a long-time Parker distributor and we are very pleased to welcome the distribution and service activity into the Parker family," said Parker's Vice-President Operations Trading Sub North, Ron Arthur. "Kuiken Hytrans is synonymous with quality, reliability and long- term partnerships. The acquisition will allow us to better serve our truck and mobile market customers in the three countries."


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