Posts Categorized: Customer Successes

A Successful Filtration Solution

Saves downtime and the bottom line. Glatfelter, a producer of high-quality paper products for over 150 years, utilizes hydraulics and hydraulic lubrication throughout their paper production lines. Glatfelter’s humble beginnings originated in Spring Grove Pennsylvania as a small paper mill processing 1,500 pounds of linen rags to create newsprint paper. Since then, the company has… Read more »

Engineering Support within a Third World Nation

Hydraulic systems aboard dredges were in poor operating condition. In late 2013 Ellicott Dredges committed to supplying dredging equipment to the Bangladesh Water Development Board. This was in response to the Bangladesh Government’s master plan to rebuild and improve its waterways. Bangladesh is a great delta formed by the alluvial deposits of the three mighty Himalayan Rivers:… Read more »

AFS Team Succeeds on Short Deadline

Custom Built Hydraulic Power Unit in a Week Tuesday. It started with a phone call late on a Tuesday afternoon. A new customer in Tennessee reached out to us to build a Custom Hydraulic Power Unit. Not an unusual request for AFS. AFS went into action. The request went from our customer service department to… Read more »

Moving the world’s largest glass doors

Us Bank Stadium

  40,000 tons hydraulically controlled. US Bank Stadium, the largest public works project in Minnesota’s history plays host to the Minnesota Vikings and other sporting and entertainment events. Overall, this stadium at 1.75 million square feet is nearly twice the size of the old Metrodome. The stadium’s contemporary design includes a metal skin, transparent flexible… Read more »


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