Continental Hydraulics was founded in 1962 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Initially Continental Hydraulics supplied hydraulic systems to their parent company, Continental Machines, to allow the manufacturing of hydraulic band saws.
In 2011 the company was acquired by Duplomatic SpA, Italy. T
Today the Continental product range includes: directional control valves, flow control valves, proportional and pressure relief / reducing valves, explosion-proof valves, electronics, hydraulic pumps, piston pumps, vane pumps, power units, modular stack valves, subplate and in-line valves and manifolds.