OEM Engineering from Swanson Industries


Cylinder Fabrication to OEM Specifications

Swanson Industries designs, builds and tests all hydraulic components to meet or exceed industry standards and exact Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications.

In addition to mining and off-road, Swanson is also an Original Equipment Manufacturer for mobile and stationary equipment used in these industries:

  • Forestry Equipment
  • Oil & Gas Industry
  • Mobile Equipment
  • Petro-Chemical
  • Transit and Railroad
  • Small Machinery
  • Drilling
  • Agriculture
  • Construction Equipment
  • Material Handling

Our 19 locations house all of the specialized machinery required to fabricate hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders.

  • Extensive range of custom and standard cylinders measuring up to 42 inches in diameter
  • All cylinders feature robust weld construction
  • Milling, drilling, boring and taping is performed within exact tolerances
  • Additional cylinders supplied through Parker
  • Experienced in manufacturing quantities of axles, and other mechanical components
  • Fully-equipped for machining and building to metric dimensions
Don Bowers Director of Sales,
North America Mining
  • ISO-9001:2008
  • Controlled Environment for Testing and Assembly
  • Test equipment oil cleanliness maintained to 16/13 (ISO 4406) or better
  • Every Cylinder is Pressure and Function Tested Before Shipment
  • Certified Welders and Qualified Weld Procedures



Our manufacturing process includes induction hardening for increased strength and wear resistance of hydraulic rods, rolls, and pins.

Purpose-Built and Highly

Engineering Software

AutoDesk Inventor (CAD software for solid modeling)
AutoDesk Simulation Mechanical FEA (Finite Element Analysis

Experience is the key to consistent, high-quality performance. Because Swanson has designed and manufactured our own cylinders since 1966, we are able to offer our customers a nearly limitless amount of design flexibility and innovation. Collaborative engineering with customers’ engineering departments delivers unsurpassed cylinder designs that are efficient to manufacture, fit seamlessly into your assembly process and reduce field service cost.

Extensive engineering and design capabilities coupled with decades of hands-on experience make Swanson the preferred single-source supplier of high-performance hydraulic cylinders for the mobile markets.


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