Set up as a three-man operation, HBE has developed into an international supplier of hydraulic components and oil tanks since its foundation in 1984. The subsequent years saw specialists from fluid technology merge together around the company to form Echterhage Holding.

HBE’s success is based on highest technical quality standards, comprehensive advice and reliable customer service. With a history of more than 35 years on the market, HBE has established itself as one of the leading manufacturers of components for fluid and drive technology. In addition to steel and aluminium oil tanks, the company’s portfolio includes shaft and flange couplings as well as an extensive range of top quality hydraulic components.

From accessories for all aspects of pump and motor use to a ready-to-fit hydraulic tank – we can supply the complete package thanks to our divers product range. Today, HBE products are used by well-known companies from all sectors of mechanical and plant engineering.

With own subsidiaries in Italy, France, Great Britain, USA, China and India along with sales partners in all important industrial countries worldwide, we operate close to the customer. To ensure our quality standards for all our sales offices, HBE employees are being continuously trained.

We take part in regular audits by accredited certification agencies. HBE is certified according to ISO 45001:2018 (Health and safety Management System), ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management System), ISO 50001:2018 (Energy Management System) and ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management). Additionally, our steel construction is certified in accordance to DIN EN ISO 3834-2 and EN 1090-2. All our welding processes are also certified according to DIN EN 1090. The corresponding qualification certificates (WPQR; DIN EN ISO 15614-1) include normal and stainless steel.