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Ensure the Efficiency of Your Operation by Implementing Vendor Managed Inventory


At Depatie Fluid Power Company, we aren't just looking to carry a lot of parts, we'd rather be a valuable partner, a provider of vendor managed inventory, and an essential part of your operation. In that way, we can gain a true understanding of how your business works, look at how your inventory affects your processes, and – best of all – develop solutions that increase your overall efficiency. The true value, we believe, isn't in solving a single problem but in the ongoing alleviation of recurring burdens.

Why Service Matters When it Comes to Your Automation Equipment and Components

Founded in 1956, Depatie Fluid Power Company specializes in the sale, assembly, and distribution of automation components. Carrying an unparalleled line of hoses, seals, cylinders, valves, and fluid connectors, we are an authorized distributor of Parker products and, more importantly, are committed to delivering the absolute best customer service in the industry. Backed by Parker's reputation for quality, we operate a dedicated Parker Store, allowing our customers quick, easy access to the parts they need, when they need them.

Parker Set to Enhance its Filtration Group by Acquiring CLARCOR


Earlier this month, Parker Hannifin Corporation announced that it would be acquiring CLARCOR Inc., a filtration company. Aiming to improve its offerings, the acquisition marks an important step in the expansion of Parker's Filtration Group. As CLARCOR's offerings complemented Parker's current product portfolio, the company's filtration products will slot right in to Parker's catalog. As a result, customers will be able to purchase leading brands directly from Parker. Some of these brands include CLARCOR, Baldwin, Altair, Clearcurrent, United Air Specialists and Purolator.

Reduce Costs and Inventory Woes with Vendor Managed Inventory


Our goal at Depatie Fluid Power Company isn't just to provide you with the parts and components that you need to run your lines, we want to become a partner that assists you and works with you to run a more efficient, more profitable operation. Offering a range of options, from one-time deliveries to ongoing, long-term vendor managed inventory programs, we have a flexibility that few other providers offer and, more importantly, this flexibility is bolstered by the products available through the Global ParkerStore network.

Take Advantage of the Global ParkerStore Network at Depatie

As a part of the Global ParkerStore network, Depatie Fluid Power is able to afford customers a wide range of benefits. From the ability to deliver parts quickly and affordably to the ability to provide an essential range of products and services, we pride ourselves on being able to rise to the challenges that our customers present to us. With professional, attentive in-store service and the absolute largest selection of in-stock parts in the area, we're confident that we can meet – or exceed – all of the expectations that you have. In today's post, we're going to cover a few of the parts options that are available at our ParkerStore.

A Closer Look at the Products on Offer from Depatie’s ParkerStore


With a massive stockpile of available parts that are in-stock and ready to buy, Depatie's ParkerStore is the leading source in Michigan for fluid power parts. Our team knows that, when you need a part... you need it now. Because of that, we strive to maintain a stock of all of the industry's most essential parts, from quick couplings and sensors to o-rings and extruded seals. On top of that, our friendly – and knowledgeable – staff is always around, ready to help with any questions or concerns that you may have about our products. In this post, we're going to take a look at the range of Parker Hannifin products that we have available in our ParkerStore.

Learn All About the Capabilities of Depatie Fluid Power Company

If you're looking for a new provider for your business' essential hose and automation products, it pays to arm yourself with all of the information that you need to make a reasoned decision. Does the provider that you're looking at offer all of the fluid power products that you need? Do they have access to the distributors that you are currently doing business with? Do they offer additional services that aim to ease the logistical burden of your day-to-day operations? If your supplier hasn't answered these questions, then you aren't in possession of the tools and knowledge that you need to run your business confidently.

Depatie’s ParkerStore is Open to the Public

Depatie is proud to operate a massive ParkerStore with over 3,000 in-stock parts. More importantly, we're happy to say that our ParkerStore is 100% open to the public. Whether you're looking for fluid connectors, filtration products or anything in between, we're confident that we've got – or can source – the products that you're looking for. In addition to this, customers from all across the area have come to depend on the deep well of knowledge and expertise that our ParkerStore employees have to offer.

Regular Inspections Can Ensure That Your Hydraulic Systems Have a Long, Productive Life

If you're utilizing a hydraulic system, it's a safe bet that you'd like to extend that system's lifespan as much as possible. Not just that, it's fair to say that most owners – and operators – want to avoid costly maintenance and unexpected downtime. To accomplish this, it's important to regularly inspect all of the parts of your hydraulic system at the beginning and end of every shift. By keeping a log of the system's status, you will be able to more quickly address critical issues and, more importantly, you will be able to prolong the life of your hydraulic system. At Depatie, we recommend inspecting the following parts on a daily basis.