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RYCO Evolution

An Australian owned company,RYCO Hydraulics commenced manufacturing hoses, fittings, and filters in 1946. As the hydraulic industry evolved so did the company. Under the direction of Mr W.J.K. Morrison and Mr W.J. Hayward, RYCO expanded the product range and the main product line soon became quality high-pressure hydraulic hose and fittings.

Over the years, RYCO Hydraulics has established a commitment to quality, extensive research, and product development, placing RYCO at the forefront of the hydraulic industry. RYCO is now considered a global leader specialising in the design, manufacture, and distribution of a comprehensive range of hydraulic hose and fittings.

With 75 years of experience, RYCO has expanded on a global scale with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, a global network of distribution centres, office, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) hose assembly centres and RYCO 24•7 Service Centres. These facilities are strategically placed in Australia, New Zealand, ASEAN Pacific, Canada, North America, South America, Europe, China, South Africa and West Africa.

Our manufacturing centres: Melbourne, Australia; Dalian, China and Kuala Ketil, Malaysia; are all fully Quality Accredited, ensuring quality product is delivered to our customers and distribution network worldwide.

Our product portfolio includes an extensive range of spiral and wire braid hydraulic hoses, fittings, couplings, and adaptors. With quality at its core, RYCO products comply or exceed independent third-party accreditations as well as relevant international standards such as ISO, SAE and EN (DIN).

RYCO Growth Story

Our specialised equipment and technology enable us to manufacture our large range of products efficiently and cost effectively. RYCO continues to grow and expand its product range to meet and surpass the most stringent of industry requirements as well as cater for the ever-increasing needs of the hydraulic industry as a whole.

RYCO has increased its market coverage by establishing RYCO 24•7 Service Centers, Mobile Connector Specialists and Onsite Container Workshops in several countries around the world. RYCO 24•7 offers a comprehensive service to many industries with emergency break down, programmed maintenance, OEM support, installation, and aftermarket businesses. Our professionally trained and dedicated teams are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week offering expert technical support for all types of hydraulic and industrial systems.

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Key Highlights

  • RYCO is a global leader specialising in the design, manufacture, and distribution of a comprehensive range of high-pressure hydraulic hoses and fittings.
  • RYCO’s product portfolio includes an extensive range of spiral and wire braid hydraulic hoses, fittings, couplings, and adaptors.
  • With 75 years of operation, RYCO has expanded on a global scale with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, a global network of distribution centres, offices, OEM hose assembly centres and RYCO 24•7 Service Centres.
  • With quality at its core, RYCO products comply or exceed independent third-party accreditations as well as relevant international standards such as ISO, SAE and EN (DIN).
  • RYCO hydraulic hose assemblies and fittings are used globally by clients in technical industries such as construction, mining and marine where performance and reliability are critical.
  • To achieve maximum performance, reliability and quality, RYCO hose assemblies use only RYCO matched hoses and fittings.

RYCO Timeline

1946

ORIGINS

Australasian Steel Products Pty Ltd commences business in Australia.
1950’s

ASSEMBLY BEGINS

Production of high pressure 5/8” one wire hose, field attachable couplings, adaptors and assemblies begins
1962

RYCO FLEX

First catalogue “RYCO FLEX” is published.
1977

SUCCESSION

Leigh Morrison starts his journey with RYCO.
1984

NEW ERA

RYCO Head Office and Warehouse relocate from Moreland Street to Whitehall Street, Footscray.
1986

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Leigh Morrison is appointed Managing Director.
2004

RYCO MALAYSIA

Grand Opening of the Kuala Ketil manufacturing facility.
2008

RYCO AMERICAS

Grand Opening of the Houston assembly and distribution facility.
2008

RYCO CHINA

Grand Opening of the Dalian hose manufacturing facility.
2008

RYCO NEW ZEALAND

Grand Opening of RYCO Hydraulics in Auckland.
2010

RYCO 24•7

Introduction of RYCO 24•7 in Australia and New Zealand.
2015

RYCO 24•7 USA

Introduction of RYCO 24•7 in the United States.
2016

70 YEARS

RYCO celebrates 70 years of business.
2017

RYCO JSEAL™

RYCO introduces JSEAL™, providing up to double the working pressure of standard JIC connections.
2017

40 YEARS AT RYCO

Leigh Morrison celebrates 40 years with RYCO.
2020

MODERN FACILITIES

RYCO Headquarters relocate from Footscray to a purpose built facility in Derrimut, Australia.
2020

RYCO MANULI MERGER

Manuli Rubber Industries SpA (MRI), headquartered in Milan completed the
acquisition of a majority shareholding in RYCO.
2020

THREAD ID APP.

The RYCO Thread ID Mate application enables you to identify hydraulic threads and connectors everywhere you go.
2021

75 YEARS

RYCO celebrates 75 years of business.
2021

RYCO CRIMP APP.

With RYCO Crimp find the most up-to-date specifications to accurately and safely crimp RYCO hydraulics hoses and fittings.
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