HEAVYCON Connector Enclosures Receive UL 508A Certification
Middletown, Pa. – January 25, 2017 – Phoenix Contact’s connector enclosure series HEAVYCON now meets the UL 508A standard for use in industrial control equipment. This certification is important for industrial control cabinet builders in North America who produce UL-certified electrical enclosures. Industrial enclosures that comply with UL 508A standards must use components that have been evaluated and listed by UL as compliant industrial enclosures. These components must have been evaluated by UL and found compliant to attain a Listing for a completed (finished) industrial control panel to comply with the UL 508A Standard.
Additionally, the HEAVYCON connector enclosures are certified for UL Type 4, 4X, and 12 protection categories for panel feed-through connectivity in electrical enclosures. This level of certification ensures that cabinet builders can maintain the original environmental protection rating of the enclosure even after the cut-out is made.
Airline Hydraulics Completes Acquisition of Hanover Controls & Supply Corporation
BENSALEM, PA – January 30, 2015 – Airline Hydraulics Corporation is pleased to announce their acquisition of Hanover Controls & Supply Corporation, an automation and industrial controls distributor located in Ashland, VA. Hanover Controls has been in business since 1984 and offers automation engineering and PLC programming services in addition to a wide range of electrical, drive, control, and safety products. Hanover’s principals, Jim Smith and Frank Flippo, will continue in their key roles and will focus on the growth strategy for the business while continuing to provide excellent customer service.
Commenting on the acquisition of Hanover Controls, Joseph A. Miceli, Chief Executive Officer of Airline Hydraulics, said, “We are pleased to welcome the Hanover Controls team to Airline Hydraulics. Their automation and electrical control applications expertise and engineering and systems capabilities complement the successful business strategy of Airline Hydraulics. This acquisition will strengthen our combined ability to serve customers in Virginia and surrounding regions with enhanced application support to optimize their productivity and safety.”
Headquartered in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia, Airline Hydraulics Corporation has offices located throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern U.S. and is an ISO 9001:2008 certified distributor of hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, automation, motion control and machine safeguarding products. Airline represents Bosch Rexroth, Eaton, SMC, HYDAC, Omron, and other major fluid power and automation product lines. Airline provides system design, manufacturing, service, installation and repair in addition to the distribution of high‐performance products. Founded in 1949, Airline recently celebrated their 65th year of providing technical solutions to a wide variety of industries.
Airline is now an authorized distributor for SMC Pneumatics in Western PA.
BENSALEM, PA – December 23, 2014 – Airline Hydraulics Corporation (Airline) has announced that SMC Corporation of America has expanded its Technology Distributor authorization with Airline to include all of Western Pennsylvania. Airline’s relationship with SMC dates back to the mid-1980’s when Airline became a SMC stocking distributor in portions of the Mid-Atlantic States. In Western Pennsylvania, Airline will provide sales support from their facility in Pittsburgh, PA.
SMC is the world's largest manufacturer of pneumatic automation products, offering the broadest selection of air cylinders, electric actuators, valves, fittings, regulators, air dryers and vacuum solutions. Over the past 48 years, SMC's products have become established as a leading international brand, currently holding a 30% share of the world market.
As an SMC Technology Distributor, Airline receives ongoing product training for their technical sales associates, and supports their customers with extensive SMC inventory. SMC offers over 9,800 basic products and more than 600,000 variations to meet their customers’ complex and diversified needs. Customers often depend on the experienced technical expertise of Airline to help them choose the right products to improve their processes, increase efficiencies and save money.
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