Founded in 1957, PHD is a manufacturing company that provides a range of pneumatic and hydraulic industrial automation actuators. It offers cylinders, escapements, grippers, linear slides, clamps, switches and sensors. The company provides products for loading, unloading, assembly, packaging, positioning, material handling and feeding applications. PHD serves clients in the industrial automation market. It also offers services for the semiconductor, welding and stamping industries. The company provides engineering software solutions and delivery services. In addition, PHD offers products under the PB, CRS, LC, GRK Gripper and BCS series. It is a member of the MAC Distribution Network. The company also provides an online product catalog.