Doering Company Announces The Acquisition of Metro Hydraulics

Clear Lake, Minn.- Doering Company has acquired the assets of Metro Hydraulics in Eden Prairie, Minn. Metro designs and manufactures hydraulic valves for agriculture, construction, turf and light industrial markets.

“The acquisition of Metro provides synergy with Doering’s products and customers,” says Marty Dombroske, vice president at Doering Company.

“We are very excited about the unique capabilities and advantages that Metro will add to our organization. The company will also benefit from Doering’s experienced team, advanced engineering and manufacturing processes.”

Metro provides one-, two- and three-spool directional control valves as well as two-position selector, lock, check, restrictor and relief valves in various sizes. The company has an experienced team and a precision-centric manufacturing facility.

“Doering has a similar company culture,” says Joray Dunlavy, vice president of Metro Hydraulics. “Our operation will continue with its full staff, which will be working with Doering’s management for a smooth transition.” 

Metro’s valve bodies are made from cast iron, cast aluminum or machined from stock aluminum. All are machined, assembled and tested in the United States. Customers appreciate the high standard of quality and service both companies deliver.

Taking the lead from its parent company, Wilson Tool International, Doering looks to leverage its first acquisition, Metro Hydraulics, as a catapult for its strategic growth initiatives.

For more information about Doering Company or Metro Hydraulics, visit, call +1 320-743-2276 or email See us in booth S80142 at IFPE.

Metro Hydraulics

Metro Hydraulics was a spinoff business of Metro Machine and Engineering Corporation. For over 40 years, Metro Hydraulics has focused on delivering high-quality products and responsive service for standard, modified or custom hydraulic valves. 

Doering Company

Founded in 1969, Doering Company has built a worldwide reputation for precision-designed, quality-constructed valves and pumps. Customers have trusted Doering in critical applications, which include products on the International Space Station to sub-sea applications and everywhere in between. Doering products are offered through a network of fluid-power distributor representatives.

Wilson Tool International

Doering Company is a subsidiary of Wilson Tool International. From humble beginnings in a small manufacturing facility in Saint Paul, Minn., Wilson Tool International has added innovative solutions, manufacturing facilities and sales channels around the world to better serve thousands of customers across a wide range of industries. As a worldwide leader in manufacturing since its founding in 1966 Wilson Tool International continues to invest in the success of its customers.

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