John Ranger started Branch Hydraulic Systems in Brighton and became the first official Bosch distributor in the UK
Branch Hydraulic Systems Dudley was opened
Dudley factory moved into new premises
Branch Hydraulic Systems were bought by Christian Salvesen PLC.
The current Managing Director, Stuart Diesel, started working at the Brighton branch
Branch Hydraulic Systems became official distributors for MP Filtri
Dowco Investments (later Group HES
) acquired Branch Hydraulic Systems and a 1250 bar, PLC controlled, hose assembly test rig was installed
All Branch Hydraulics' locations were consolidated into Gloucester
When Bosch became Bosch Rexroth
, they sold the RKP pump range to Moog, thus Branch Hydraulics became distributors for Moog
Apprenticeship scheme launched, company now employs over 10 apprentices
Branch Hydraulic Systems launched hydraulic maintenance and on-site service capabilities
Appointed as the official Sales Partner for Bosch Rexroth in the South West.
Built a 2-megawatt hydraulic power pack, largest built in the UK that year.
Branch Hydraulic Systems launched in the North of England, from the Leeds office of Group HES. Hydraulic Servicing now fully offered across England, Scotland and Wales.
The only Bosch Rexroth Training Rig outside of Universities was purchased to develop the training and skill set of the Branch Hydraulic Systems' team
Group HES was nominated at the Cotswold Life EMI awards for the Award for Educational Partnership for the development of the Branch Hydraulic Systems' Apprentices (among other departments)