The company behind Antifriction Components has completed an investment in Ehrco, a supplier of hydraulic hose and fitting products.
Gruppo Bianchi’s investment is expected to significantly expand Antifriction’s capabilities in the fluid power sector.
Bristol, UK-based Antifriction now has an inventory of more than 200,000 line items, including bearings, power transmission, pneumatics, gearboxes, electric motors, lubrication and sealing products.
It supplies industries including food and beverage, metal processing, recycling, paper, construction and original equipment manufacturing.
Ehrco operates from 30,000 sq. ft. premises in Dudley and predominantly supplies hydraulic distribution and mobile hose companies.
(Image: Managing director of Ehrco, Bob Couzens [left] and Bob Davis, Antifriction’s Operations Director)