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    Welcome to Hydraulics Online

    Welcome to Hydraulics Online! Your Independent Global Fluid Power Solutions Partner. If it’s hydraulic we can design it, supply it, solve it, repair it and ship it! Partner with us and achieve things you might not think possible…

    Mark and Helen Tonks founded Hydraulics Online in 2004 with the ambition of creating a specialist, independent hydraulics company that could compete with bigger, more established and product-led industry players. Today Hydraulics Online is the hydraulic partner of choice to customers around the world.
    From our offices, just south of Manchester, UK, Hydraulics Online delivers a highly personal service to thousands of customers worldwide.
    Whether you are an established “household name” or business start-up; need guidance when prototyping or re-engineering or are looking for regular cost-effective and reliable sourcing of known hydraulic equipment, we are dedicated to being competitive in terms of price and delivery and superior in terms of service quality compared with other suppliers.
    Our vision is to become the world-leading provider of customer-centric fluid power solutions.

    10 Reasons To Choose Us

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    Customer Focus

    It’s all about you: our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Whether it’s a small one-off job or an enduring relationship delivering complex hydraulic services, we want you to feel delighted that you have found us. Read what others say about us in our customer testimonials and case studies.

    Hydraulics Online Independence


    We are 100% independent – providing access to over 80 hydraulic brands, truly unbiased advice and offering the optimal solutions for our customers. Every time.

    Hydraulics Online Personable Responsive Service

    Personal, Responsive Service

    Hydraulics usually form part of a larger product or service, so we know that if we don’t get it right, first time and fast, it directly affects your reputation and how your customers see you. We’re renowned for our tenacious approach and willingness to go the extra mile. Your brand is in safe hands. Meet the team.

    Hydraulics Online Global Reach

    Our Global Reach

    We support customers in 130 countries and are, in the UK, viewed as the hydraulic solutions “gateway” to the rest of the world. Spanning 20 key sectors and markets, our knowledge and experience are as broad as they are deep: great service and knowledge have no limits.

    Hydraulics Online Negotiation Power

    Negotiation Power

    Our global reach and integrated partnership with 140 suppliers provide us with unrivalled choice and flexibility in terms of both pricing and delivery. This creates a virtuous circle in which we can prioritise the needs of our customers.

    Hydraulics Online Technical Know-how

    Technical Know-How

    Our technical team has 100 years experience in delivering world-leading hydraulic products, systems and solutions. Hundreds of our customers are within the hydraulics industry themselves; they harness our knowledge and independence to maximise their own sales potential.

    Hydraulics Online Innovative System Design

    Innovative Design

    We relish a challenge. Whether you want to preserve the past or redefine the future, we can help you achieve things you might not think possible. Discover our partnerships with Concorde and HypED, the UK team competing in Elon Musk’s global SpaceX Hyperloop competition.

    Hydraulics Online British Heritage and quality

    British Quality Standards

    You’re in safe hands. Our organisation is built on quality and driven by continuous improvement; always striving to be the best we can be and ensuring that our clients can reach their own potential too. Read more about our ISO 9001 accreditation here.

    Hydraulics Online multiple award winners

    Award Winners

    Our story and achievements to date have led to awards for our international trade and excellence in customer service and recognition from many including the UK Department for International Trade and the UK Federation of Small Businesses. Discover more.

    hydraulics online icon community action

    Community Action

    We make time to “pay it forward” and support schools, universities and projects in our local community; providing work-based learning placements to students and even inspiring the next generation as guests on a school radio show. Read more here.

    How can we help?

    Are you looking for complete hydraulic system design or: hydraulic pumps, hydraulic motors, hydraulic cylinders, hydraulic power packs, hydraulic filters, hydraulic accumulators, hydraulic valves, other hydraulic equipment and components?

    Our website only showcases a small amount of the work that we get involved with and the products that we supply, so don’t worry if you can’t find what you are looking for.


    Contact us now using the enquiry form on the right, our online chat at the bottom of this page or if you prefer you can reach us via:

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    Phone: +44 (0)845 644 3640

    We look forward to working with you soon.

    We were particularly impressed by Hydraulics Online because of: their global reach, clear competitive positioning, strong business model, and their plans to invest in technology to better understand their customers in a wide variety of markets around the world.

    Dr. Kevin Gallimore, Senior Head, Business Management Department, Manchester Metropolitan University.

    What impresses me most about Hydraulics Online is their passion. Hydraulics Online understand that excellent customer services are crucial in exports as you are building that business relationship from a distance. If you combine that with excellent customer services – which Hydraulics Online do – you can succeed in exports. I am very pleased to be working with them.

    Veronica Dawson, Trade Adviser, UK Department for International Trade

    Truly great to see how you challenged the status quo to create a global specialist e-commerce solution provider to a diverse customer base from nowhere. Your mantra of putting the customer first is often heard but clearly you succeeded.

    Russell Towlson, UK Department for International Trade, Poland

    It is very pleasing that Hydraulics Online won the export category in our FSB North West Business Awards. The firm offers a truly fantastic range of hydraulics products, making it an essential port of call for companies at home and abroad. The fact that it is a quality business is reflected in its continued success and growth, which also makes it a standard bearer in international trade for other businesses.

    Phil McCabe, Federation of Small Businesses, UK