Industry Spotlight: Clean Energy

February 20, 2018 Market Insight

  The Future of Clean Energy There are some exciting new opportunities in the future of clean energy with hydraulic cylinders in the center of it. Wind, solar, and wave power sources are truly on the cutting edge of some of the most impressive energy technologies. The role hydraulic cylinders play in the new energy …

Industry Spotlight: Forestry and Logging

January 27, 2018 Market Insight

A Precise Trade The forestry trade is a precise one. Forestry and Logging machinery faces rough terrain, extreme environments, and extreme temperatures. The equipment must have reliable hydraulic cylinders. Below are the types of machinery used in these industries. Mulchers Mulchers utilize hydraulic cylinders to adjust a cutting blade(s), that can clear brush and debris …

Rescue Ranch Charity Dinner

Celebrating Amazing Work Ryan Newman’s 13th Annual Charity Dinner and Auction, benefitting the Rescue Ranch happened on Friday, December 8th, 2017, in Statesville, NC.  As a sponsor of not only Ryan Newman, but the Rescue Ranch, Aggressive Hydraulics proudly attended to show support for this fantastic organization and all they do. More Than an Animal …

Tony Grams: Winning Spokesperson

Background Built on Oval Tracks At just 16 years old, Tony Grams began racing stock cars on oval dirt tracks. Before that, he and his brother helped his dad, who raced, sparking his interest in the sport. It wasn’t until the late 90’s that Tony got a chance to run a sprint car.  With tons …

Carter Chevalier: Winning On and Off the Track

World-Class Driver As far as professional drivers go, Carter Chevalier is a world-class name to keep an eye on.  At just fifteen years old, he races around the track at speeds up to 75MPH.  His success, humbleness, and professionalism got the attention of Aggressive Hydraulics. Winged Outlaw Karts Chevalier is currently racing the 125cc and …

Engineering Solutions for Cirque du Soleil

June 19, 2017 Market Insight

Captivating Audiences Cirque du Soleil has earned a reputation worldwide for captivating audiences with creative live productions, combining acrobatics, athleticism, and live music. One of their most popular shows is a water-themed production called “O”.  The show has a unique stage with four sections that move independently. In under a minute, the stage can be …

Aggressive Hydraulics: Purpose-Built Hydraulic Cylinders

April 17, 2017 Company Highlights

Henry Ford once said, ”Quality means doing it right, when no one is looking.” For the employees working at Aggressive Hydraulics®, quality isn’t just a department, it’s a critical part of everything we do. Aggressive Hydraulics culture, practices, and business beliefs are cemented into the foundation of what this country was built on. It’s hard …

Ryan Newman in the House!

March 17, 2017 Aggressive Racing

Aggressive Hydraulics® got a surprise visit from NASCAR driver Ryan Newman recently. Ryan stopped by to tour the Aggressive Hydraulics facility and meet with the Aggressive team to kick off Aggressive’s renewed support of the #31 car Ryan drive’s on the NASCAR circuit. Ryan shared his thoughts on NASCAR, hydraulic cylinders, patriotism and American made products …

Industry Spotlight: Railway

February 15, 2017 Market Insight

Railways are not just an essential part of American commerce, but American history. In 1827, the first railway was laid for steam engines in Baltimore, Maryland. The first track was only 13 miles long and took three years to complete. By 1852, the Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) railroad was expanded to the Ohio River in …

Industry Spotlight: Cranes

January 25, 2017 Market Insight

Cranes have been used since the time of the Ancient Greeks. In those days, cranes were powered by men or animals, using a mechanical advantage to do heavier than human lifting. Today, we see cranes mostly in the transport industry; for lifting cargo on to trucks, trains, and ships, and in the construction industry; to …