News & Views


Year in Review

A Year in Review 2023

After a super busy 2023, it was quite difficult for ...
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swing bridge project

Swing Bridge project

Now, this is what we call a meeting with a ...
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nebosh health safety success

Staff celebrate health and safety success at Sunderland hydraulics company

Two employees at Sunderland based hydraulics company Hydraulic & Offshore ...
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oil delivery hose emergency

Oil Delivery Hose Emergency

Our hydraulic heroes were called into emergency action once again ...
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north east automotive expo

HOS to attend showcase automotive event

Next month we’re delighted to be attending the North East ...
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ISO9001 certification

HOS celebrate successful ISO 9001 audit

Providing quality service and products is at the heart of ...
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emily fundraising

Emily takes on the Great North Run

Our hose technician and all-round fabulous team member, Emily Stronge-Taylor, ...
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charity golf day

HOS take part in charity golf event

Our team are delighted to be taking part in a ...
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mental health awareness

We’re supporting Mental Health Awareness Week

We're proud to be supporting Mental Health Awareness Week from ...
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Emcon exhibition

HOS to attend showcase engineering & manufacturing event

As a proud north east manufacturing company, we are delighted ...
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common hydraulic mistakes

Are you making these common hydraulic mistakes?

We’re sure many of you will be familiar with hydraulic ...
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prevent hydraulic pump failure

How to prevent hydraulic pump failure

Hydraulic pumps are essential components in countless different types of ...
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internal pipe corrosion

How to prevent internal pipe corrosion

Pipelines are a huge infrastructure investment and any failure means ...
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hydraulic hose

Signs That Your Hydraulic Hose Needs Replacing

Safety is essential when working with high-pressure hydraulic hose as ...
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flat face couplings

What are the benefits of flat face couplings?

When there is a critical need for no-leak performance during ...
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Why you should cap your hose assemblies.

After cleaning and crimping your hose assembly, it’s essential that ...
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fire sleeve

What is firesleeve and why use it?

Protecting your hose and cables is an essential part of ...
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quick release couplings

A guide to quick release couplings

Quick release couplings are an essential part of the manufacturing ...
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hydraulic cylinders

A Guide to Hydraulic Cylinders

A hydraulic cylinder (also called a linear hydraulic motor) has ...
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installed air compressors

How to measure the performance of installed air compressors

Measuring the Free Air Delivery (FAD) of an air compressor ...
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What Our Clients Say

We have worked with HOS for many years from small subsea cable ploughs to large J lay pipe installation towers, they are always willing to go above and beyond to meet our requirements & are experienced, friendly and willing to do what they can to help.

Lead Engineer – Multi National Maritime Solutions Provider

HOS offer a prompt supply service, along with technical assistance, quality is always at a high standard, we have developed an extremely good working relationship which we hope to continue to build on for future requirements.

Production Manager – National Engineering Company

We would highly recommend HOS, we receive excellent customer service, quick delivery and great product quality.

Administration & Marketing Manager – Engineering Solutions Provider

96 x 4SH hose assemblies – measured, tagged, pressure tested, flushed, installed and certified within 7-day window, Wow!

Ship Superintendent – Oil Rig Support Vessel

Thanks again for all your work on the recent project, great turn-a-round in less than a week for two complete marine hydraulic hose kits which were manufactured, pressure tested and flushed, complete with full documentation pack.

Head of Construction - International Subsea Engineering Company