Turning Power into Motion
About Linde Hydraulics
Turning Power into Motion
About Linde Hydraulics

About Linde Hydraulics

We – Linde Hydraulics – develop, produce and globally supply modular drive systems consisting of hydraulics, power transmissions and electronics. As a leading technology provider in the field of high pressure hydraulics, the systems produced by us set the standard in terms of significantly reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

The product range comprises hydraulic pumps and motors, valves and electronic controls. Linde Hydraulics is the development partner and supplier of a number of reputable manufacturers of mobile work machinery, including construction, mining, agricultural, forestry and municipal utility machines, as well as manufacturers of industrial machinery.

Linde Hydraulics Corporation was established in 1970 as the North American subsidiary of Linde AG, Germany. In working with OEMs, Linde Hydraulics and its distributors find hydraulic solutions to a wide array of equipment including agriculture, construction, defense and natural resources. These products are marketed through a network of professional hydraulic distributors in the United States, Canada, South and Central America. Our customers are manufacturers of industrial applications and mobile machines. As experts in mobile hydraulics, we develop and manufacture highly demanding applications in-house for the construction, agricultural, forestry and various other industries.

Linde Hydraulics at a Glance

  • Founded 1904
  • Headquartered in Aschaffenburg
  • 1200 employees
  • 6 plants, 8 subsidiaries
  • 80 global partners
  • 2 investors - Weichai Power (90%) and Kion Group (10%)


Dr. Jörg Ulrich / CEO

On August 1st 2014 Dr. Jörg Ulrich was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO ) of the Executive Management team at Linde Hydraulics GmbH & Co. KG and is responsible for research and development, finance and accounting, IT and human resources. Since 2020, Dr. Ulrich has also been responsible for the company's production and purchasing.

Since 2010, before joining the top management of Linde Hydraulics, Dr. Ulrich was a member of the business unit management at Linde Hydraulics / Linde Material Handling.

Janfried A. Tirre / CSO

On August 2014, Janfried A. Tirre was appointed Chief Sales Office (CSO) at Linde Hydraulics and within this role is responsible for the global sales and marketing of the company.

Before joining Linde Hydraulics in September 2013, Mr. Tirre was responsible for the business and strategic development of the hydraulics division at Weichai Power in China.