Company Offers Engineering Expertise in Tennessee and Northwest Georgia
Southern Fluidpower, a Chattanooga, Tenn.-based company founded in 1961, announces the addition of a new business unit, SFP Automation. The new division is focused on factory automation and projects sales of $3-$5 million over the next five years as it advances robotics, vision, safety automation, sensing, error proofing, and RFID systems.
Southern Fluidpower provides engineering expertise for customers with a presence in Tennessee and Northwest Georgia such as Volkswagon, Gestamp, Shaw Industries, Tennessee Rand, Card Monroe, and Nissan. They will represent Denso robotics, Balluff, Schmersal Safety, and B & R Automation, among others.
Southern Fluidpower operates two sales offices, in Chattanooga and Nashville, and a power unit/systems division located in Cookeville, Tenn. The company offers sales, design, and service for a single component to a turnkey solution. From in-house hose assembly kitting to hydraulic power unit builds to training, Southern Fluidpower is the Tri-State region’s total fluid power and motion control source.
Southern Fluidpower is guided by a relentless drive to help customers become more productive and achieve higher levels of profitability by engineering the best systems for their requirements. It means looking at customer applications from many angles to find new ways to create value. No company knows more about motion and control technology than Southern Fluidpower.
Company services include equipment rental, onsite containers, hydraulic units, hose kitting, hose crimper replacement, asset integrity management, rental equipment, pneumatics, and vendor managed inventory. Additionally, the brand is a resource for spill absorption and containment products, workplace safety products, training, and more.
In 2013, Southern Fluidpower, Inc was recognized as the Eastern Zone Distributor of the Year for the Parker Hose Products Group due to continued growth of sales volume, along with ongoing support of new programs offered. The company is also one of three Balluff distributors nationally recognized for exceeding its sales growth plan in recent times. As factories continue to evolve their manufacturing process in the direction of automation, Southern Fluidpower stands ready to help them improve safety and efficiency.
To learn more about Southern Fluidpower, call (423) 510-0205 or visit their website at http://www.southernfp.com/