Hydraulic systems are widely used in off-highway equipment when heavy force or torque is involved, such as lifting loads of several tonnes, crushing or pressing strong materials like rock and solid metals, and digging, lifting, and moving large amounts of earth.
Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, inaugurated its first green field manufacturing facility at Chennai. The state-of-the-art, world class facility is built on a ten acre plot in Mahindra World City. The new manufacturing site will focus on production for the filtration, pneumatics and drives, sealing and shielding businesses. The company has invested Rs 100 crore in setting up the facility.