Paul-Munroe Acquires Rucker Marine Systems

Paul-Munroe Hydraulics, Inc., Orange, Calif., has acquired certain products of the Rucker Marine Systems Division, including intrinsically safe valve control systems, rotary flow-through deck stand valve operators, U.S. Navy Fast Systems, and specialized hydraulic equipment for ro/ro containerships. This acquisition adds additional marine equipment designs to Paul- Munroe's already impressive capabilities, which rank the company as one of the leading suppliers of cargo control systems, deck machinery hydraulic drives, central hydraulic power units and hydraulic steering systems.

Paul-Munroe's new 50,000- square-foot facility in Orange, Calif., will handle the additional production provided by this acquisition. This facility currently produces specialized hydraulic control equipment for the marine, nuclear and process industries in both the U.S. and foreign markets The California market is served in depth through Customer Service Centers conveniently located in Sacramento, San Francisco, Bakersfield, Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. The acquisition will further increase Paul-Munroe's capabilities to provide total service to California's diverse fluid power markets.

For further information regarding Paul-Munroe/Rucker marine hydraulic equipment, contact Larry Cloward, Paul-Munroe Hydraulics, Inc., Marine Marketing Division, 1901 West Sequoia Avenue, Orange, Calif. 92668.

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