Certified Power Solutions Acquires Skarda

Certified Power Solutions recently announced its acquisition of Skarda Equipment Company, a fluid power distributor serving Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri.

Through this acquisition, Certified Power expands its geographic reach and strengthens its offerings and capabilities in industrial and mobile fluid power applications, the company said in a press release.

Skarda Equipment Company is known for its system solutions and problem solving for electric, hydraulic, and pneumatic applications. It offers value-added services, including custom assemblies and control solutions. The company is also a system integrator that designs custom solutions for industrial electrical applications through its affiliate company, Controlled Motion Dynamics, which is part of the acquisition.

Skarda Equipment Company retains its company name and locations, operating as a division of Certified Power Solutions. Skarda has approximately 50 employees, all of whom “will become part of the Certified Power family,” according to the press release.

Certified Power Solutions is a premier value-added hydraulics and electronic controls supplier, specializing in the design, integration, and assembly of fluid power systems. Skarda Equipment Company, headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, is a family-owned distributor of fluid power and motion control components, serving the Midwest with components, systems, and solutions for industrial automation. Controlled Motion Dynamics, a control systems integration company, is an affiliate of Skarda Equipment Company. CMD specializes in designing and implementing custom solutions in pneumatics, hydraulics, and motion control for a wide range of automation applications.

Courtesy of Certified Power Solutions.

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