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110 Year Anniversary

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Founded in 1905, The Hilliard Corporation proudly marks its 110th anniversary in 2015.  From the first product of the company, a friction disconnect clutch, to manufacturing oil reclaiming machines in 1925,  Hilliard has continually evolved into becoming a leader in motion control and industrial filtration technology.

From making clutches and brakes for a wide variety of applications including machine tools, robotics, mining, mills, ATV and UTV vehicles, cranes, marine, military, lawn and garden, concrete and construction, elevator and escalator, material handling, medical equipment, and outdoor power equipment.  Hilliard has remained at the front of the motion control industry.

HILCO, Hilliard’s industrial filtration division, designs and builds products for a wide variety of applications including power generation, emission control systems, oil refining, and fluid transfer.  Star Filters is Hilliard’s plate and frame filtration product line.  Hilliard’s Engine Starter division produces equipment for power generation, turbines, reciprocating engines, cogeneration, and industrial engines.

Serving the needs of both small businesses and Fortune 500 companies, Hilliard is proud to celebrate its 110th year of business.Hilliard -100-LOGO-FINAL

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Front Differential Featured in Power Sport Business

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BrakeBoss on West Virginia Mining Conveyer

01/05/2017 - Hilliard recently commissioned a BrakeBoss Brake Control System on a new conveyer in Rupert, West Virginia which is featured in the December 2016 issue of Engineering and Mining Journal.

See our New Brake Systems at Mine Expo 2016

09/20/2016 - Hilliard Brake Systems at Mine Expo International 2016, Las Vegas, NV.


04/17/2013 - Oil Mist Eliminators for compliance of RICE NESHAP environmental regulations. New environmental regulations will require that stationary engines used for on-site power production capture the oil mist that is generated by the crankcase of the reciprocating equipment.

110 Year Anniversary

04/30/2015 - Hilliard Corporation Anniversary

HILCO Anti-Static Cartridges

04/17/2013 - Varnish Prevention in Lube Oil Systems of Turbo Machinery. Static discharge is a common problem in the lubricating oil systems of today’s turbo-machinery. Type II lubricant base stocks exhibit very low fluid conductivity. As a result, static charges can build on the non-conductive components of the lube oil system, such as the filter elements.

Hilco Filtration Lab Services

07/05/2017 - Filtration research and development by Hilco Laboratory Services.