Hague Equipment Company was originally founded by Mr. Ralph Hague in Evansville Indiana (circa 1955), becoming one of the first distributors for friend and fellow entrepreneur Frank W. "Pat" Murphy, and his revolutionary "Murphy Safety Switch" Swichgage®. After opening branches in Pennsylvania, and Michigan in the 1970's the business was sold in 1987 to current owner, and company president Gerald L. Peal, forming the Hague Equipment Company of Michigan, Inc.
Over the next several decades the business experienced steady growth as the original product lines, and services were expanded to include additional pump brands, chemical injection systems, air & gas compressors, vapor recovery units, dehydration, artificial gas well lift systems, fiberglass oil & gas piping, filtration, control and safety relief valves, fluid & gas metering, lubrication, instrumentation, engine automation, ignition, emissions controls, catalytic converters, and many others.
In 1994 Great Lakes Hydraulics was formed as a joint venture, to further extend services to the regions remote commercial, and industrial base. Offering hydraulic, pneumatic, MRO, and industrial hardware components, complete power units, design services, and fabrication, to operators, service companies, and manufacturers throughout the territory.
Today we service customers throughout the Great Lakes region, and internationally from: Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, and Wisconsin, To: Canada, China, Ecuador, Egypt, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, U.A.E., and the U.K.
As our motto has evolved from "We move fluids efficiently" to "We make industry more efficient" so has our company. We pride ourselves on our diversity of experience, depth of knowledge, quality of workmanship, and forging relationships with our customers.