OWINGS MILLS, Md.—Tipco Technologies Inc. is moving into South Jersey through the acquisition of XS Hydraulics L.L.C.
The push, effective March 2, includes an expanded product base, including industrial hose, metal hose and custom gaskets, the Owings Mills-based company said.
Tipco has existing locations in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and Pennsylvania. The company has 11 Eaton Aeroquip Hose Centers and three dedicated manufacturing sites.
"The hose and fitting portfolio of XS Hydraulics fits our growth strategy perfectly," Tipco President Rob Lyons said in a statement. "We acquired a robust customer base serviced by dedicated employees."
XS is based in Vineland, N.J., about 40 miles south of Philadelphia.
Tipco is a family-owned business operated by Rob and Terri Lyons. The company, which dates to 1888, has only had three families as owners in more than 130 years, the company said.