Founded in 1977 by the late Ron Hayward and quickly established as a cold extrusion specialist working with an Italian washing machine pump manufacturer. Shortly after Hydralectric Appliance Control was formed incorporating the distribution of valves.
Hydralectric launches into the Vending market with acquisition of Allpure Filters, an online filter designed to eliminate chlorine and a vital component in high quality coffee production.
Stake acquired in Sintech, a French electric motor manufacturer, formerly part of the Singer sewing machine business.
Hydralectric relocates to its current location in Byfleet. Business specialising now in both solenoid valves and stainless steel braided hose under the Qualflex brand.
Break into the European markets with acquisition of Compraelec and Tecsy to do the same thing as the UK business, predominantly in France and Germany.
Hydralectric Group split into two divisions to concentrate on its core business of Valves and Braided hose with a real focus on OEM collaboration.
Significant investment in new technology with the purchase of a fully automatic hose assembler.
Rockpool Investment group acquire Hydralectric from the Hayward family with a significant investment from the core Senior management team with the addition of Simon Willis as the new MD and Andrew Bristow as new Chairman.