Aggressive Personnel Announcements

BLAINE, Minnesota, April 25, 2012 — Aggressive Hydraulics, Inc. is pleased to announce strategically driven administrative personnel changes as well as the addition of a new Inside Sales resource.

Shane Vos, Vice President of Engineering & Quality

Shane Vos, Vice President of Engineering will now have the additional responsibilities associated with Quality within the organization and serve as V.P. of Engineering & Quality. These additional responsibilities will allow the company to leverage Shane’s experience in manufacturing hydraulic cylinders pursuant to quality control, continuous improvement, and preventive action initiatives.

Mitch Redeker, Director of Engineering

Mitch Redeker has been promoted to the Director of Engineering. In addition to oversight of design control, Mitch will provide daily direction to his staff of Design Engineers for all design functions within Aggressive Hydraulics. His nearly 30 years of Design Engineering experience within the industry provides for an excellent resource for Aggressive Hydraulics’ ability to serve its customers.

Frank Kopp, Inside Sales

Frank Kopp is the newest addition to the Aggressive Hydraulics’ Inside Sales force. Frank brings with him over 15 years of technical inside sales experience. His proven track record, his degree in fluid power as well as his certification by the Fluid Power Society make him a great asset and addition to the organization.

Paul Johnson, President added:  “Our people are our greatest asset and they are what put us in a position to differentiate ourselves within the hydraulic cylinder industry.  Whether we are developing existing personnel or recruiting highly skilled and motivated talent, aligning our resources in a manner which provide the greatest value to our company and our customers is very rewarding.”

New cylinder applications, redesigns of existing cylinders, and one-piece to full-scale production are all possibilities at Aggressive Hydraulics, Inc whose manufacturing capability is focused exclusively on cylinders and their customers.  Aggressive Hydraulics, Inc. “Made in USA” provides cylinders worldwide through manufacturing facilities in the Minneapolis, MN area utilizing quality Resellers throughout the country.  To request information, please contact us at