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FPS on the job

FPS hydraulic and hose technician Craig Griffiths, who is based in Motueka, assists Fraser Logging at one of their forestry skid sites along the Riwaka Valley Road. Read more about 'FPS on the job'...

Hot rod a labour of love for Nick Carston

FPS Fabrication Specialist Nick Carston is excited his hot rod won third place in the ‘Unfinished Projects’ category at the National Hot Rod Show held at the Trafalgar Centre in November. Read more about 'Hot rod a labour of love for Nick Carston'...

FPS supplies and installs new compressor for concrete firm Firth

Firth Concrete, New Zealand’s largest national manufacturer of ready mixed concrete and concrete products, called in the experts at FPS when they were having problems with their compressor. Read more about 'FPS supplies and installs new compressor for concrete firm Firth'...

FPS’s FCU in action on the Voyager

FPS Systemcare Manager Craig Wray says the Voyager hydraulic system must be kept very clean as it has minimal filtration and any dirt inside the loop will generate more. Read more about 'FPS’s FCU in action on the Voyager'...

FPS keeping busy for Air Nelson

Mike Hughes from the FPS team gets to work servicing Air Nelson’s 12 tonne hydraulic aircraft jack; checking for any required repairs, rectifying any faults or issues with the unit... Read more about 'FPS keeping busy for Air Nelson'...

A family affair at FPS

Like father, like son is the case for Braden Gray, who is following in his engineer father Chris Gray’s footsteps working as an apprentice at FPS. Read more about 'A family affair at FPS'...

Proud to support the Nelson Bays Under 16s Representatives rugby team

FPS branding is now emblazoned on the sports tops of the Nelson Bays Under 16s Representatives rugby team, thanks to sponsorship support by FPS. Read more about 'Proud to support the Nelson Bays Under 16s Representatives rugby team'...

Talley's Fish Factory Upgrade

When Talley’s approached FPS to complete the hydraulics for its fish factory upgrade in Greymouth on the West Coast, the response was ‘no problem’ for the Nelson-based engineering firm. Read more about 'Talley's Fish Factory Upgrade'...

Safety taken to the next level in the latest ClimbMAX forestry harvester

The ClimbMAX Steep Slope Harvester makes harvesting steep forestry land safer and more efficient by allowing workers to safely remove trees from slopes up to 45 degrees – it’s even... Read more about 'Safety taken to the next level in the latest ClimbMAX forestry harvester'...

Upgrade to the FPS test rig offers more options for customers.

Specially designed by FPS, the test rig gives comprehensive diagnostics of hydraulic equipment, as well as equipment testing after servicing, ensuring everything is functioning correctly before leaving the workshop. Read more about 'Upgrade to the FPS test rig offers more options for customers.'...

A shout out to FPS dragster driver Craig Griffith

Congratulations to hydraulic and hose technician Craig Griffith, who took out first place in the FPS dragster at the Spring Nationals in Auckland in November, pulling off a personal best... Read more about 'A shout out to FPS dragster driver Craig Griffith'...

Congratulations to our recently graduated apprentice, Mike Hughes

A big congratulations from the FPS team to Mike Hughes, who is now a fully qualified hydraulic technician after completing his apprenticeship in mechanical trade engineering with FPS. Read more about 'Congratulations to our recently graduated apprentice, Mike Hughes'...

Our Marlborough division welcomes Havelock based hosie – Karl Donaldson

As a qualified fitter and turner, Karl brings a wealth of experience to FPS. Utilising his marine engineering ticket, Karl, for the past five years, has been working on fishing... Read more about 'Our Marlborough division welcomes Havelock based hosie – Karl Donaldson'...

Owen's new trailer (and car) head to the Beach Hop

After three years building a replica Cobra from scratch, it's time for our sales engineer Owen to show her off at the Beach Hop in Whitianga. Read more about 'Owen's new trailer (and car) head to the Beach Hop'...

Southpine twin saw powered by new hydraulic unit

FPS has recently delivered a new 145KW hydraulic power unit to upgrade a twin band saw at Southpine. Read more about 'Southpine twin saw powered by new hydraulic unit'...

Combining business with pleasure isn’t a drag for Craig

Craig has been drag racing since he was 18, but for the last three years, he’s been lucky enough to secure a major sponsorship with FPS. Read more about 'Combining business with pleasure isn’t a drag for Craig'...

FPS now stocks Aeroflow Performance Products

FPS are excited to now stock the Aeroflow professional fluid transfer systems and performance products in our Nelson shop, on the corner of Wildman Ave and Vickerman Street. Read more about 'FPS now stocks Aeroflow Performance Products'...

The latest ClimbMAX Steep Slope Harvester on its way to USA

Find out more about the ClimbMAX Steep Slope Harvesters here. Read more about 'The latest ClimbMAX Steep Slope Harvester on its way to USA'...

FPS uses Ingersol Rand, Masport, Becker, and Olympias brands for its compressed air/pneumatics projects

FPS is now working with VPNZ, the leading vacuum and low pressure air pump supplier in New Zealand, to stock four new international brands. Read more about 'FPS uses Ingersol Rand, Masport, Becker, and Olympias brands for its compressed air/pneumatics projects'...

Fluid Power Solutions sells West Coast Division

Nelson hydraulics and pneumatics company Fluid Power Solutions, or FPS, is selling its West Coast Division out of Greymouth effective today. Read more about 'Fluid Power Solutions sells West Coast Division'...

Eleventh ClimbMAX ordered

As the ClimbMAX Steep Slope Harvester continues to gain international traction in the marketplace, we recently received an order for the eleventh machine. Read more about 'Eleventh ClimbMAX ordered'...

Supporting Marlborough duo to cross Cook Straight

Zane Charman and Grant Boyd are taking on Cook Strait in order to raise $20,000 for Kiwi Can and grow 700 great Kiwi school children across Marlborough. Read more about 'Supporting Marlborough duo to cross Cook Straight'...

Smashing the record: Project 64 sponsorship

At Speed Week 2016, a 1964 Mini Cooper S smashed even more speed records, doing what many said was impossible. Read more about 'Smashing the record: Project 64 sponsorship'...