Posted March 11, 2020

Airline Hydraulics acquires Trola-Dyne

Airline Hydraulics announced the acquisition of Trola-Dyne Inc., a designer and fabricator of custom lubrication consoles and skidded lubrication systems.

Located in York, Pennsylvania, across from Airline’s Interchange Place facility, Trola-Dyne specializes in engineering, designing, and building API 614-compliant and industrial lubrication systems, seal gas systems, and other fluid and gas handling systems. This acquisition will expand Airline’s offering to its customers in the oil and gas, refining, petrochemical, mining, and power generation industries, among others. Willard Macfarland, president of Trola-Dyne, will take on the role of general manager, and Trola-Dyne’s employees will continue in their positions with the company.

“We are so pleased to be joining forces with Will and the great team at Trola-Dyne," said Mark Steffens, CEO of Airline. "After being our neighbors in York for the past 15 years, we have decided to bring the power of our two great companies together. With Trola-Dyne’s industry expertise and tremendous customer synergies, we see a bright future for the combined entities. Additionally, this acquisition reinforces our commitment to the York community, of which we have been a member for over 35 years.”

Will Macfarland added: “We are delighted to be a part of the Airline team and look forward to passing on the benefits of Airline’s broad product portfolio, engineered systems offering, and strong customer support capabilities to our customers.”

Headquartered in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, Airline Hydraulics Corporation is a value-added distributor of fluid power, automation, and machine safeguarding products.