TTControl and HYDAC Form Strategic Partnership

October 13, 2008

TTControl, TTTech’s subsidiary for off-highway solutions, and HYDAC International, one of the leading companies in the area of fluid technology and hydraulics, announce their strategic partnership in the area of electronics for mobile equipment. This comprehensive cooperation will promote the further development and worldwide distribution of innovative solutions for the industry. The combination of HYDAC’s professional sales network with TTControl’s profound electronics expertise opens up significant growth potential.

The cooperation between TTControl and HYDAC will meet the growing demands of the dynamic market. Customers are more and more inclined to purchase electronics and hydraulics in combination. Established in 2001, TTControl has a broad range of highly reliable electronic control systems and a vast product offering related to mobile work machinery. The company’s electronic units are used in a number of commercial off-highway projects, fulfilling the safety requirements of the international IEC 61508 standard up to SIL3 and achieving the EN ISO 13849 performance level d.

“What convinced us to work with TTControl, was the company’s outstanding expertise in the area of electronics development”, states Dr. Franz Josef Eckle, managing director of HYDAC Electronic GmbH in Saarbrücken. “In TTControl we have found a partner that can provide our customers with highly reliable, cost-effective and user-friendly solutions.”

HYDAC’s product offering ranges from hydraulic components through complex mechatronic drive units for mobile and stationary machines and systems. HYDAC is among the five leading hydraulics companies worldwide. Both companies expect considerable sales growth from the synergy of their cooperation.

HYDAC contributes its global sales network to the partnership. “HYDAC’s extensive sales network provides us with the opportunity to bring our solutions closer to customers all around the world,” states Marc Weissengruber, member of the managing board at TTControl. With 10 sales offices in Germany and more than 40 locations worldwide, HYDAC offers both global reach and local support.