Bensalem, Pa.—Airline Hydraulics announced the acquisition of Fluid Power Automation LLC (“FPA”), a technology distributor of pneumatic and electric machine automation products located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. FPA, which has been in business since 2002, services the New England market and brings more than 50 years of fluid power and automation experience to the combined business.
Commenting on the acquisition of FPA, Joseph Miceli, CEO of Airline Hydraulics, said, “We are pleased to have FPA and their dedicated, hard-working team become a part of the Airline organization. Their commitment to total quality, as evidenced by their ISO 9001:2008 certification, and focus on complete customer satisfaction are a complement to the vision and successful business strategy of Airline Hydraulics. This acquisition will strengthen our ability to serve customers in the New England region by delivering a broader range of innovative and technology-driven solutions. Joseph Livesley and Kenneth Arsenault, previous owners of FPA, will continue in their current roles leading FPA’s operations.”