MFCP Acquires Controlled Motion Solutions


MFCP - Motion & Flow Control Products, Inc., a leading Parker Hannifin distributor of fluid connectors, fluid power equipment, instrumentation products, and seals, expanded its geographic reach and capabilities in the Southwestern U.S. by acquiring Controlled Motion Solutions, Inc. (COMOSO).

With nine California locations and one each in Arizona and Nevada, COMOSO is Parker's largest Tri-technology distributor in the Southwest.  Since its founding in 2000, COMOSO has grown to be a significant player in fluid power, automation, and seal technologies with considerable value-add capabilities. Their product offering is vast amongst air, oil, and electric motion and control.  For more information, please visit


COMOSO was founded in 2000 by the merger of Cal-State Seal (established in 1961) and Mayo Hydraulics (established in 1972). COMOSO provides innovative motion and control technology for equipment manufacturers and end-users of machinery. COMOSO offers custom-engineered fluid power, automation, and sealing solutions for customers in the aerospace, agriculture, construction/mobile equipment, defense/military, entertainment, food/beverage, life sciences, power generation, alternative energy, refuse collection, and specialty equipment markets.  Past projects include the largest underwater theatre in the world to rebar cutting and bending applications to nut and fruit farming to ventilator/respirator machines.  Jeff Potter, CEO of COMOSO, states, "MFCP's acquisition of COMOSO presents a significant growth opportunity for the combined business by extending our strong technical expertise for customers in the western United States and beyond, optimizing equipment for maximum productivity."

About MFCP

Headquartered in Littleton, Colorado, MFCP is the leading Western States Full Line Parker Hannifin distributor operating 33 ParkerStores in eleven states.  MFCP has a sixty-year history of solving hydraulic and pneumatic challenges.  With ParkerStores in every primary market, customers can source parts to keep equipment and machines running. Products and Services include Fluid Power and Automation Systems and Components, Engineered Seal Products, Instrumentation Valves and Fittings, Filtration Products, Hose Assembly Production, CNG Hose Assemblies, Custom Tube Assembly and Fabrication, Hydraulic Component Repairs and VMI Programs. Ross Surratt, President, and CEO of MFCP, comments, "We are thankful to have COMOSO as part of the MFCP Family.  They bring superior technical capabilities to our organization and customers."

About Colville

Colville Capital, LLC is an investment firm focused on acquiring and building private companies. In partnership with management, Colville acquires controlling interests in smaller companies, with values ranging from $10 to $50 million. With its long-term focus, depth of financial and operational experience, and its investors and principals' reputation and relationships, Colville is uniquely positioned for sustainable growth. Colville was founded to partner with management to build companies of enduring value respected in their industry, contribute to their communities, and create worthwhile jobs. For more information, please visit

Manufacturers Endorsement

MFCP and COMOSO are factory authorized distributors for many globally recognized brands.  Both MFCP and COMOSO are full-line distributors and technology centers for Parker Hannifin's Engineered Materials, Filtration, Fluid Connectors, Instrumentation, and Motion Systems Groups.  Our suppliers endorse the combining of companies.

The Future

Being more than parts distributors, both MFCP and COMOSO provide technical guidance and solutions to solve customers' challenges.  With extensive coverage of the Western United States, our customers will benefit from expanded service, local inventories, and increased product support.