In 2011 ASO GROUP took over SPS S.p.A Company founded in 1992 in Italy – Verona that was in the business of chrome plated steel bars. With this merger SPS S.p.A became ASO SPS and the 20 years’ experience in the field of chrome plated steel bars was used to grow the production capacity. The main customers for chrome plated steel bars were the global OEM and the Hydraulic Cylinder Producers. Furthermore this acquisition has brought a new type of business for ASO GROUP. Next, ASO GROUP saw the opportunity of this market through the chrome plated steel bars and soon took another great decision. In 2014 taking everybody by surprise, ASO GROUP took over Cromsteel Industries SA. At the same time Cromsteel Industries SA was one of the biggest players in the field of chrome plated steel bars, chrome plated steel tubes and precision linear shafts. Here, the main customers were the Distributors of chrome plated steel bars and tubes from around the World. Now, the new division of ASO GROUP is called ASO HYDRAULICS & PNEUMATICS. ASO HYDRAULICS & PNEUMATICS is considered the World’s leader in terms of capacity and range of products. This wide range of products is composed from chrome plated steel bars, chrome plated steel tubes, skived and roller burnished/honed tubes plus precision linear shafts. ASO HYDRAULICS & PNEUMATICS division is employing more than 800 people that are working in premises of 60.000 sqm. This numbers are the results of the prime quality standards. Having a consolidated sales experience with an excellent customer service, we are a highly reliable partner for our Customers. The customers that are located in 78 different countries are mostly composed from: – Distributors of Hydraulic and Pneumatic components. – Hydraulic and Pneumatic Cylinder Producers. – The Global OEM’s – Original Equipment Manufacturers.