Sophus Berendsen’s Power & Motion Control (PMC) subsidiary acquires worldwide operation of Lucas Fluid Power. Lucas Fluid Power has 11 branches in Australia, all of which are rebranded to reflect the newly established Berendsen Fluid Power Pty Ltd brand.


Berendsen acquires a number of Australian hydraulic companies including North West Fluid Power, Sunshine Coast Hydraulics, Gippsland Hydraulics, GLW Hydraulics, Meadow Industries and Archer Hydraulics.


Berendsen acquires Integrated Hydraulics and its 5 branches in Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Coffs Harbour and Melbourne.


Berendsen’s head office operations move from Villawood, NSW to Wetherill Park, NSW.


Berendsen’s Australian operations are acquired by the company’s current owners, immediately becoming Australia’s largest locally owned hydraulics business.

Later this same year, Berendsen acquires the Geelong based hydraulic sales and service business Controlled Hydraulics Pty. Ltd. which also specialised in custom made hydraulic power unit manufacture.


Berendsen creates a dedicated in-house Engineering and Design division to cater for the growing hydraulic solution demand.


As the business grew, Berendsen joined with Engineered Products Group to consolidate their Sydney based head office operations into a large custom built office and warehouse facility in Seven Hills, NSW.

Berendsen branches become ISO 9001 certified.


Berendsen acquires Melbourne based company Eastern Hydraulics which later relocates to the existing Berendsen Melbourne site.


Berendsen acquires Sydney based hydraulic sales and service business Hydratorque Pty. Ltd. from the LSW Group.


Berendsen launches the first edition of their complete Product Catalogue.


To accommodate growth, Berendsen Perth based operations move into larger, custom built facility at Perth Airport.

In this same year a new state of the art facility was purpose built in Wollongong. The new branch contains an overhead crane with lifting capabilities of up to 10 tonne.

Berendsen creates a dedicated National Customer Service Centre division at its head office location in Seven Hills, NSW.


Berendsen partners with other companies in the Questas Group to utilise shared services provided by Questas Corporate, including finance, marketing, IT and logistics professional services.


Berendsen Newcastle purchases CNC Machinery to further enhance its machining capabilities.


Berendsen acquires Pacific Hydraulics Adelaide branch, including all of its distribution and service work.

Berendsen Newcastle purchases additional CNC Machinery to further enhance its machining capabilities.


Berendsen incorporates The Hydraulic Warehouse (THW), a wholly owned subsidiary of Berendsen Fluid Power, created to cater for the growing hydraulic wholesale distribution demand.

Berendsen Newcastle purchases additional CNC Machinery to further enhance its machining capabilities.


Berendsen Newcastle undergoes expansion with the addition of a Hydraulic Overhaul Workshop and a new wash bay.

The Berendsen Melbourne branch relocates from Scoresby to a new larger location at 7 London Drive Bayswater, Victoria.

This same year Berendsen Newcastle purchases CNC milling machinery and subsequently expands its capabilities to include the manufacture of manifolds.


The Berendsen Geelong branch relocates to the new Bayswater location, merging to become a larger Berendsen Melbourne operation.

Berenden Newcastle divides its business units into two divisions, Fluid Power and Machining, to cater for its growing hydraulic demand and complex manufacturing projects.

Berendsen Wollongong obtains BlueScope Steel’s Hose and Fittings Contract.


Berendsen renews ISO 9001 certification with the Newcastle branch being certified by QMS Certification Services.

The Berendsen Townsville branch transitions its service activity to the Brisbane branch, merging to become a larger Berendsen Brisbane operation.