Is a Rodless Electromechanical Actuator Right for You?

Linear actuators are essential in manufacturing environments; there’s no getting around it. And while the decision to use a linear actuator is in most cases an obvious one, matters can get more [...]

What’s Old is New Again: The Future of Hydraulics

In a Jun. 14 article published in the online journal Hydraulics and Pneumatics, Dr. Steffen Haack, an executive at Bosch Rexroth AG, makes a series of observations about the unrecognized [...]

GCC Relocates Kent Office to Larger Facility – More Capacity for Its Northwest Customers

Kent, WA – June 26, 2019 – GCC (formerly Valin Fluid Power) today announces the relocation of their Kent, WA office to a new building located at:   6608 South 211th Street, Suite 101 Kent, [...]

Rexroth Paints a Bright Picture for Connectivity and Hydraulic Valves

“Connectedness isn’t just for electro mechanical drives any more,” says Jeroen Brands of GCC’s valued supplier, Rexroth, a Bosch Company, in a recent blog post on their site. According to [...]

GCC Welcomes Joseph Kane as its Managing Director for Pacific Northwest Region

Portland, OR – June 3, 2019: GCC (Gulf Controls Company, Inc.) announces the hiring of Joseph Kane as Managing Director for the Pacific Northwest region (GCC NW) to lead and oversee the GCC [...]

5 Situations Where You Should Convert Hydraulic Actuators to High-Force Linear Actuators

Whether to adopt electric or hydraulic high-force linear actuators is a decision that many manufacturers will be faced with in time. While at one point, choice was limited to only hydraulic [...]

Finding the Right Pump for Soft Gel Manufacturing

Soft gel manufacturing pumps have come a long way. At one time, the manufacturing process was encumbered by antiquated mechanical technology which slowed progress even as demand for gel [...]

The Cleanliness of Electric Linear Actuators

It is no secret that hydraulic cylinders have served as an unrivaled resource in civil engineering and the industrial machinery industry. With an overwhelming power density, these impressive [...]

GCC Welcomes Branko Horvat as new Sales Manager for Pacific Northwest Region

Kent, WA – February 25, 2019: GCC, previously recognized as Gulf Controls Company, Inc. announces the hiring of Branko Horvat as Sales Manager for the Pacific Northwest region (GCC NW) to manage [...]

What is Motion Control Technology?

By definition, motion control is the control of position, speed, and acceleration. Because motion control involves real objects, this technology requires more precision and reliability than other [...]

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