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When Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast this October, Metro Hydraulic was there to help. Subway systems, bridges, tunnels and major equipment of all types were just a few of the many items damaged by this unfortunate storm. We have the experience and shop capabilities needed to repair many of the tools and equipment damaged by this storm.
As a result of the hurricane, NJ Transit Rail Operations was one of the facilities hit the hardest. They had over 4 feet of salt water throughout their building complex. Thousands of commuters use mass transit on a daily basis, so their machinery was repaired on a priority basis. We were given the task of rebuilding railroad axle journal bearing pullers, and jacking equipment among many others. We also were entrusted with repairs for Public Service Electric &Gas. They had many tools that needed emergency repairs. These were some of the tools used to help restore power to Northern New Jersey.
We’ve been repairing hydraulic equipment since the early 1940’s:
- Auto equipment
- Jacks and garage equipment.
- Hydraulic cylinders.
- Pumps, motors, and tools.
- Lubrication equipment and systems
- Snow plowing equipment repairs.
- Transportation industry
- Track and jacking tools used for trains and the repair of engines, cars, and trucks.
- Ground support equipment and aircraft jacks
- Material handling industry
- Scissor lifts and lift tables
- Pallet jacks
Metro Hydraulic can turn around repairs in as little as two weeks. If you have rush repair we can prioritize it and get it done even sooner. Our goal is to work with you to understand your needs, and deliver! Please take a look at the repairs page on our website
, and see what we can do in more detail. For more information on how we can help your organization with repairs, please call us at 800-633-8234.
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In the construction market, millions of projects are completed each day. At Metro Hydraulic, we are experts in repairing a complete range of construction specialty tools including hydraulic cylinders, pumps, valves, and motors. We specialize in the sales and repair equipment that’s utilized in major bridges in the surrounding NYC metro area, and across the United States.
We’re experts at designing and selling hydraulic lifting and jacking systems, and have been distributing for manufacturers like Enerpac, Simplex, and PowerTeam for decades. Our engineered lifting system and jacking system designs have been used for major bridges and structures in and around New York City, including the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg bridges.
When it comes to building maintenance and repair, iron workers are using hydraulic cylinders, torque wrenches and consistently lifting heavy loads. To ensure work is completed proficiently, we offer synchronous lifting systems so that lifting is completed proficiently. If a bearing needs to be replaced, it is important that the bridge is lifted very carefully and evenly to avoid any structural damage.
In addition to hydraulic jacks and lifting systems, we also sell cylinders to tension the cables on bridges. Cables support the bridge deck, and are an important component in order to keep the bridge functioning properly.
When it comes to your unique construction project, we’ll provide you with a consultation and provide the best products needed to get the job done right. Collectively, our employees have more than 70 years of experience, and deliver quick turnaround time for repairs. We distribute multiple lines of the same product so if an item is needed quickly, we’ll have the equipment you need, when you need it.
If the structure can be lifted, the experts at Metro hydraulic can assist you. For more information on lifting and jacking system design or any hydraulic equipment, please visit www.metrohydraulic.com
or call us (800) 633-8234.
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Metro Hydraulic has a long history of family owned and operated quality sales & service. It all began during World War II, when our founders, brothers Murray and Harry Storch repaired jacks for the Brooklyn Navy Yard. They soon went into business together, repairing automotive jacks. They decided to expand and opened a shop in Newark, NJ doing automotive equipment repair and sales. Being a family run business we still continue this history of personal service to this day. All repairs are done in-house, and we are as committed to quality as we were all those years ago.
However, we’ve evolved significantly. Besides jacks, we now sell and install lubrication systems and hydraulic lifts for automotive customers. We are leaders in the construction and industrial markets, repairing, servicing, and selling hydraulic and pneumatic production tools, providing hydraulics for countless clients in the plant maintenance industry.
For our construction clients, we work on hydraulics (hydraulic cylinder repair, pump and valve repair) for earth moving equipment & tractors. We also fabricate hoses while you wait. One of our major specialties is the design of jacking systems, and we are a major supplier for the bridge and infrastructure markets. Our products and services are crucial to the repair of many major New York City bridges and tunnels.
But that’s not all. We repair and sell hydraulic tools for utilities, transportation, repair of aircraft ground support equipment, provide lifts for train and buses, do materials handling equipment, and more. In the past, we were responsible for designing a hydraulic lifting system used for lowering a section of the NJ Turnpike.
In short, customers in so many industries have been relying on us for their complex jobs, and have come to find that the quality we provide is second to none. The vision and passion of the Storch brothers continues today, and we are proud to continue their tradition.
Please visit our website at http://www.metrohydraulic.com/index.html
, and feel free to contact us with any questions.