Founded in 1856, Monarch Hydraulics designs, manufactures and distributes hydraulic components for commercial and industrial clients throughout the United States and world. Its products include modular pumps, control valves, aerial platforms, car hoists, compactors, dock levelers, exercise equipment, scissors lifts, security gates and parking systems. The company offers engineering, product testing, inspection, and research and development services. It additionally provides technical support, installation, transportation, shipping and delivery services. Monarch Hydraulics client base includes the trucking, food processing, manufacturing, heavy equipment, medical and material handling industries. The company maintains a presence in more than five countries worldwide, including Australia, Netherlands, Mexico, Canada and China. Monarch Hydraulics is located in Grand Rapids, Mich.