|Headquarters||Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, U.S.|
|Key people||Mark Sefcik
The Enerpac business is a division of Actuant (NYSE: ATU), a $1.5 billion diversified global manufacturing company, and is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Enerpac primarily plays in the high-pressure hydraulics market with locations in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Russia, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. The business has 28 offices in 22 different countries and over 1,000 employees. Enerpac produces and globally distributes high-pressure hydraulic products. The business focuses on the design of products, from small cylinders to computer-operated lifting & positioning systems.
- 1910: American Grinder Manufacturing Co. incorporates
- 1918: American Grinder Manufacturing Co. produces water pumps for Ford’s ‘Model T’ motor car
- 1925: American Grinder’s name is changed to Blackhawk Manufacturing
- 1927: Blackhawk buys Hydraulic Tool Co. of Los Angeles
- 1959: Enerpac is founded with brand name formally adopted for hydraulic tools and systems
- 1961: Blackhawk Manufacturing becomes Applied Power Industries
- 1980s: Enerpac creates convertible top actuation system
- 1985: Applied Power increases global presence with 10 plants on 5 continents
- 2000: APW Electronics spins off from Applied Power; Enerpac business becomes part of Actuant Corporation
- 2000: Enerpac system raises Golden Gate Bridge
- 2004: Athens Olympic Stadium's suspended arched roof constructed with Enerpac supports
- 2005: Millau Viaduct bridge in France is supported with Enerpac hydraulic lifting systems
- 2006: Enerpac:
- -Lifts and moves the 74-year-old Shanghai Concert Hall
- -Places roof on the "Bird’s Nest" or the Beijing National Stadium where the 2008 Olympics were located.
- -Repairs Milwaukee Brewers Major League Baseball stadium’s moveable roof at Miller Park
- 2009: Stage for the “U2 360° Tour” is constructed using Enerpac’s Synchronous Lift System
- 2010: Enerpac hydraulics play role in latest construction of San Francisco Bay Bridge
Products and Services
Enerpac is a manufacturer of high-force tools and components for a variety of markets and applications. Enerpac has six key product focuses which include:
- Industrial Tools: Hydraulic pumps, cylinders, valves and system components
- Bolting: Hydraulic torque wrenches, tensioners and multipliers
- Workholding: Hydraulic clamping and fixture components for the machine tool industry
- Unilift: Mechanical Actuators and system components
- Concrete Stressing: Anchors, wedges, stressing jacks, and pumps
- Integrated Solutions: Solutions tailored for specific heavy lifting applications
Enerpac's Integrated Solutions business provides custom hydraulic solutions for the controlled movement and positioning of structures. Enerpac combines hydraulics, steel fabrication, and electronic control with engineering and application knowledge, in design and manufacturing.
- Telescopic Hydraulic Gantry Systems
- Strand Jacks
- Skidding Systems
- Self Propelled Modular Trailer
- Synchronous Lifting System
- Custom Solutions
- Infrastructure and Bridges
- Power Generation
- Oil and Gas
- Buildings and Stadiums
- Steel Production and Metal Production
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