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At Rotec we strive to provide quality products, great service and affordable solutions to your every day needs, in line with our equality policies, company values and mission. We like to put our money where our mouth is, that’s why our business is subject to rigorous procedures, tests and certification on regular basis.

A leading fluid power specialist for more than 40 years

Established in 1979 as a supplier of hydraulic hoses and couplings, Rotec Hydraulics have grown into a leading UK specialist provider of hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical mechanical components and engineering services to a wide variety of organisations operating across both public and private sectors.


Our history has been characterised by steady growth, expansion, and a series of accreditations and appointments that have recognised our high operational standards.  We are proud to be ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified, in addition to JOSCAR, SC21, Achilles SilverPlus and SafeContractor accredited. For more details on current accreditations, please see below or visit our ‘Policies’ page.


Operating throughout the UK and internationally, we were a founding member of the British Fluid Power Distributors Association (BFPDA), are ‘Q Approved’ for Hose Assemblies, and are the only Parker Accredited Hydraulic Technology Centre and Parker Accumulator
Recertification Centre south of Birmingham in the UK.


Our fully equipped workshops have up to 16,000 sq ft of space. Our facilities can test virtually every kind of hydraulic equipment, and our engineers have access to a motor and pump test rig with 75KW of installed power, together with an accumulator re-certification rig that will accept accumulators up to a 54 litre capacity. We have over 20,000 parts in our stores, minimising the risk of delays wherever possible.


Due to the diverse set of skills within the Rotec team, including specialists in design engineering, hydraulics and electrical disciplines, our capabilities are extensive and include:

  • Custom test rigs, flushing rigs and hydraulic power units
  • Total system integration
  • Diagnostics equipment
  • Product distribution and integration
  • Integrated Pipework Systems
  • Electronic Control Systems

  • Electro Hydraulics
  • Testing & Repair facility
  • System Flushing & Cleanliness Programmes on site
  • Particle Analysis
  • 3D CAD Design facilities
  • Systems and Power unit build

  • Onsite Installation and Commissioning
  • Hydraulic Cylinder Manufacture
  • Specialist Hose Assemblies
  • Project Management
  • Service and training packages available
  • Authorised Warranty and Repair
  • Electrical mechanical repair and overhaul 

A name you can trust


Proud to be accredited by and associated with numerous prestigious organisations.

Board of Directors

Paul Prouse

Paul Prouse

Managing Director

Andy Rimes

Andy Rimes

Technical Director

Richard Lang

Richard Lang

Sales Director

Richard Renfree

Richard Renfree

Engineering Director

Taunton (Head office)

Unit 1, Venture Way

Priorswood Industrial Estate