Posted August 11, 2021

Airline Hydraulics acquires Hy-Performance Hydraulics

Airline Hydraulics has acquired Hy-Performance Hydraulics, a husband-and-wife team specializing in on-site repairs of hydraulic equipment throughout New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan since 2013.

Airline HydraulicsDavid Oppel, owner of Hy-Performance, will operate from Airline’s Lancaster, New York, facility to provide customers with faster on-site repair turnaround and expand Airline's already extensive hydraulic repair offering.

“We worked with Hy-Performance on many projects throughout the years, and our synergy could not have been better. The Hy-Performance team always keeps customers first in mind, and their 40+ years of industry experience add a new level of technical excellence to our team in Lancaster. We couldn’t be happier with our partnership and see a bright future for our combined entities,” said Mark Steffens, chief executive officer of Airline Hydraulics.

David Oppel’s hydraulic experience is expected to expand the service and repair sector of Airline’s business, both in capabilities and capacity.

“David brings a solid work ethic, strong hydraulic knowledge, excellent troubleshooting skills, and the all-around ‘hands on’ fluid power experience we need,” said Thomas Lattuca, general manager of Airline’s Lancaster facility. “This will increase our service and repair offering to more customers, especially in the aerospace, heavy metal, forming, injection, plastics, and mobile hydraulic industries.”

David Oppel added, “I’m excited to begin the next chapter in my career and to be part of the talented Airline team. I look forward to offering my loyal customers an even higher level of service and support through Airline's broad scope of hydraulic and lubrication capabilities and knowledgeable staff.”

Headquartered in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, Airline Hydraulics Corporation is a distributor of high-performing components and custom-engineered solutions for all industries. The company maintains a warehouse in Bristol, Pennsylvania, and operates six branches in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Virginia.