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The Hope Group is an authorized full-line Parker distributor featuring hydraulic, pneumatic, fluid connector, and sealing products for OEM and MRO applications.

Sorensen Systems is a designer/builder of custom systems providing clean water, renewable energy sources, and technologically advanced process systems for industry.

Hope Air Systems is an authorized distributor for Kaeser Compressor featuring energy efficient rotary screw compressors as well as a designer/builder of skid-mounted packaged compressed air systems.

Hope Service can dispatch its field service fleet of vehicles and experienced, factory-trained technicians to provide emergency and routine field service to its hydraulic, electrical, and compressed air systems customers.

The Hope Group owns and operates seven Parker Stores at its branch locations providing "while you wait" replacement of hose assemblies and immediate on-hand access to 3,000 Parker fluid connector parts.

The Hope Group provides 24 hour access to $150 million of Parker parts through its eCommerce website,, offering one or two-day shipping of all your hose & fittings, hydraulic, pneumatic, valve, and filtration needs.

iPower Distribution Group of New England provides supply chain consulting and implementation through streamlined procure-to-pay process, vendor managed inventory (VMI), Kanban, and in-plant buyer-planner services.


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The Hope Group design/builds custom hydraulic, pneumatic, and automation systems for industrial applications

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Combining its technical expertise with a consultative approach, it partners closely with its customers to develop optimal system solutions and component selections.

The Hope Group has a team of two dozen sales engineers calling on accounts throughout New England, which is backed by a team of advance degreed engineers with specialties in hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical and software design.

Aerospace Test Stand
An international manufacturer of aerospace components turned to The Hope Group to assist in the design and construction of an essential piece of testing equipment where high pressure, high temperatures and high flow requirements put electronic coolant pumps to the ultimate test.

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Aerospace Test Stand

PLC Control Solution
Persistent breakdown issues at a critical bottle washing facility sent a major Fortune 100 U.S. chemical manufacturer looking for a diagnosis and solution to costly downtime and repairs. The Hope Group designed and built a PLC control solution that improved the line's feedback systems, reduced breakdowns and stoppages, and increased productivity.

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PLC Control Solution

Coil Handling System
A newly-built coil compacting system being installed in China was malfunctioning. The engineers at The Hope Group were contacted based on their experience and knowledge of hydraulic control systems used in the wire drawing industry. The solution included changes in valves, a simplified electrical circuit and a filtration solution.

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Coil Handling System

Crude Oil
Pumping Skid

An oil pipeline pumping station in Egypt required four complete skid packages engineered and fabricated to pump crude oil from the drill site to a storage distribution network. Each 40 foot skid accommodates motorized screw pumps, lubrication systems, large diameter piping, electronic control cabinets and complete instrumentation.

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Skid-Based Pumps

Water System

A semiconductor OEM's requirement to produce a machine skid with a smaller footprint also called for a compact cooling system. The need for portability and ease of operation all contributed to the engineering challenge met by the engineers at The Hope Group.

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Deionized Water System

Drive System

The Hope Group worked closely with the Cog Railway engineers to design and build a fleet of bio-diesel/hydrostatic locomotives to replace the coal-fired steam boiler machines that have climbed the mountain since 1869. A Parker IQAN MDL electronic module controls and monitors the J1939 engine and the Parker/Denison hydrostatic powertrain.

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Hydrostatic Drive System

Propane Gas

A unique energy system required a unique solution to meet increasing demand for a growing community. The Hope Group helped Keene NH solve its challenge to create a stabilized pressure source for its propane gas distribution system through the use of low pressure blowers and an integrated control system.

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Municipal Propane Gas

Gate System

A control system was required for the setting and monitoring of water levels and new locks for the famous San Antonio River Walk excursion boat tourist attraction. This involved design, construction and start-up of three power units and two remote operator panels for controlling the lock system.

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PLC-Driven Gate System

VFD Hydraulic Power
A national defense contractor assigned The Hope Group the challenge of creating a custom hydraulic power unit to handle large flows at high pressure to actuate a number of linear and rotary devices. Using variable frequency drives, a system was designed that met the customer's requirements and saved energy.

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VFD Hydraulic Power


Ray-McCann   Monitoring Operational Conditions In The Palm Of Your Hand
Ray McCann
Fluid Power Specialist

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Mike Gardella
VP Engineering & Mfg

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Peter Rhoten
Hope Air Systems

Donna-Tibbetts   One of Our Stores is Open 24 Hours a Day!
Donna Tibbetts
Operations & Service Mgr

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Doug Markham
President, iPower NE


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