In 1970, Robert E. Koski and John Allen co-founded Sun Hydraulics Corporation, Sarasota, Florida, to develop and manufacture screw-in hydraulic cartridge valves and manifolds for industrial and mobile markets. In January 1997, 2,300,000 shares of common stock were sold in an initial public offering. The Company has paid a dividend every quarter since going public.
Sun Hydraulics is a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance screw-in hydraulic cartridge valves and manifolds which control force, speed and motion as integral components in fluid power systems. Everything we do at Sun, from design to manufacturing, is done with one objective in mind: to provide distinctive designs and reliable solutions. Our hydraulic valve and packaged manifold systems work accurately and reliably, no matter how demanding the application..