The Hercules Fluid Power Group (“HFPG”) supplies to the Aftermarket through the Hercules, Bulldog and HKX businesses and to Industrial OEM’s (“Original Equipment Manufacturers”) through the RT Dygert, All Seals and J Royal businesses.
Hercules is the core Aftermarket business based in Clearwater, Florida and provides a next day delivery service throughout the US for seals and seal kits used in the repair of hydraulic cylinders. The products are used in a range of heavy mobile machinery applications, including heavy construction equipment, dump trucks and refuse collection, lift trucks and fork lifts. Hercules also supplies a range of replacement tie-rod cylinders to a similar customer base. The US business also services Central and South American and other selected markets through in‑country sub‑distributors.
Hercules in Canada offers a similar range of products from its branch operations located in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
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Hercules locations: US (Clearwater, FL), Canada (Barrie, ON; Dorval, QC)
Bulldog ("Bulldog Hydraulics and Gaskets") supplies a range of gasket and seal kits for heavy duty diesel engines, transmissions and hydraulic cylinders used in off road and marine applications. Customers include equipment re-builders and the larger tractor parts distributors. Bulldog is based in Tampa, Florida but more than 75% of sales are to international customers outside the US.
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Bulldog location: US (Tampa, FL)
HKX is based near Seattle, Washington State and supplies hydraulic kits used in the installation of attachments on excavators. HKX’s colour coded kit systems, with "lego-logic" instructions, substantially reduce the time and engineering expertise required to install attachments.
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HKX location: US (Monroe, WA)
Industrial OEM Businesses
RT Dygert supplies Seals, O-rings and custom moulded and machined parts to a range of Industrial OEM customers, cylinder manufacturers and sub distributors. RT Dygert has a strong established position in the Mid-Western and Northern states in the US.
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RT Dygert locations: US (Minneapolis, MN; Chicago, IL; Seattle, WA)
All Seals is a long established supplier of O-rings and custom manufactured parts to Industrial OEM customers across a range of specialised applications in aerospace, medical, filtration and general manufacturing industries. All Seals has a strong position in the important Californian market and the adjacent South Western states. In April 2017, All Seals acquired PSP, a small bolt-on acquisition based in Denver, Colorado which supplies O-rings and customer moulded products.
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All Seals locations: US (Lake Forest, CA; Denver, CO; Houston, TX)
J Royal has facilities in North Carolina and Alabama, supplying seals, O‑rings and custom moulded and machined parts to a range of Industrial OEM customers, cylinder manufacturers and sub‑distributors. J Royal has a strong established presence in the Eastern states.
HFPG owns 10% of J Royal Precision Products Inc. (“JRPP”), a related supplier to J Royal located near Shanghai in China.
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J Royal and JRPP locations: US (Winston-Salem, NC; Tallassee, AL), China (Shanghai)