Danfoss VFD: Danfoss Power Solutions designs, manufactures, and markets engineered hydraulic and
electronic systems and components for use primarily in applications of mobile equipment. The
company has sales, manufacturing, and engineering capabilities globally.
On May 3, 2000, Sauer-Sundstrand and Danfoss Fluid Power A/S became one
company under the name of Sauer-Danfoss. On September 17, 2013 Sauer-
Danfoss becoming Danfoss Power Solutions a member of The Danfoss
Established as Sundstrand Machine Tools in 1946, the name changed to Sundstrand
Corporation in 1959. Gunnar A. Wahlmark was hired as draftsman in 1925. He formed the
Sundstrand Hydraulic Division in 1934, the Sundstrand Hydraulic-Transmission
Division in 1961, and the Sundstrand Aviation Division in 1945. A joint venture was
established under the name Sundstrand-Sauer in 1987 and in 1989 Sundstrand
sold its interest and the company name was changed to Sauer-Sundstrand. Sauer Inc.,
the holding company for all Sauer-Sundstrand activities, went public on the New York
stock exchange on May 11, 1998.
Mads Clausen established Danish Refrigeration Controls and Apparatus
Manufacturer in 1933, changing its name to Danfoss in 1946. In 1964 the first
Danfoss hydraulic product was developed in Nordborg, Denmark. Between 1990 and
1996, multiple acquisitions in the USA and one in Poland brought together a global competency.
In 1998, Danfoss Hydraulics became an independent company under the name of
Danfoss Fluid Power A/S, setting it apart from the Danfoss core