About Rotec

Our clients come from the aerospace,defence, marine, utility and manufacturing  sectors and include high profile names such as:

  • The Bristol Port Company
  • Babcock International
  • Agusta Westland
  • Western Power Distribution
  • Babcock Marine
  • Fluid Transfer Ltd
  • Honeywell Aerospace
  • Defence Equipment and Support Agency
  • Royal National Lifeboat Institute
  • Airbus Industries
  • Princess Yachts International
  • Sunseeker International
  • National Grid

Established in 1979 as a supplier of hydraulic hoses and couplings, Rotec Hydraulics is still privately owned and operated today.  Rotec is now a leading specialist provider of hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic components and systems to a wide variety of organisations operating across the 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.

  • 1996 ISO9000 accreditation awarded – now updated to ISO9001:2008
  • 2000 Parker Hannifin plc, appointed Rotec as a Certified Hose and Connector Distributor
  • 2003 Parker Hannifin Hydraulic Technology Centre and Certified Filtration Distributor
  • 2010 Parker Hannifin appointed Rotec as Racor Fuel Filtration Distributors and Service Centre
Rotec operates from three locations.  Our Head Office in Taunton specialises in servicing the aerospace and defence sectors and is home to our main engineering workshops, design and build facilities, and the company’s largest volume of stock.  Our Plymouth base provides maintenance, repair and overhaul facilities and specialises in supplying services to the marine sector.  Both offices have ParkerStore outlets, with Plymouth being a certified Ministry of Defence Def. Stan hose assembly location. J. V. Hydraulics Ltd., based in Stroud, Gloucestershire, recently came into the Rotec fold.

Following this acquisition and the management buyout/buyin at the beginning of 2007, the business is managed day to day by Paul Prouse, Managing Director, Andy Rimes, Technical Director, and Richard Lang, Sales Director, all of whom have responsibility for developing the business.  Engineering Director,Richard Renfree leads our innovative design team delivering solutions to clients problems including a complete design, build and installation service for hydraulic, electronic/computer/PLC integration and pneumatic systems.

Head Office (registered office)

Rotec Hydraulics Ltd
Unit 1 Venture Way
Priorswood Industrial Estate

Tel: +44 (0)1823 348900
Fax: +44 (0)1823 337097
Email: sales@rotec.net

Plymouth Depot

Rotec Hydraulics Ltd
Units 8, 9 & 14 Yacht Haven Quay
Breakwater Road
Plymstock, Plymouth

Tel: +44 (0)1752 262966
Fax: +44 (0)1752 262962
Email: plymouth@rotec.net

Stroud Depot

Unit 1, Stroud Enterprise Centre
Bath Road, Lightpill

Tel: +44 (0)1453 767729
Fax: +44 (0)1453 767099
Email: stroud@rotec.net

Our Promise

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.

Rotec offer quality design, build, installation and maintenance of hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic components and systems in the aerospace, agriculture, industrial, marine, transport and utilities sectors throughout the UK and internationally.Head office: +44 (0)1823 348900

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