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  • French Opens Our Doors to Educate Local 6th Graders

    Posted: May 13, 2014 By: French Oil

    We opened our doors today to over 100 sixth graders and their teachers from Piqua’s Wilder Intermediate School for a tour of our offices, machine shop and assembly department.   French serves as a business partner to Wilder, supporting the school through various activities and fundraisers.  Every year French hosts tours for the 4th and 6th […]

  • Meet with a Processing Expert at AOCS

    Posted: April 29, 2014 By: French Oil

    Come meet with Jim King, our Oilseed Group product sales manager, in booth #401 at the AOCS Expo taking place in San Antonio, Texas from May 4-7, 2014. King specializes in the mechanical extraction (full pressing and prepressing) of oil from oil-bearing seeds and nuts for traditional and industrial uses, including biodiesel and other fuels. […]

  • New Oil Extraction Performance Trial Video

    Posted: January 15, 2014 By: French Oil

    Screw press cage during oil extraction trial

    French Oil Mill Machinery Company released a new video showing an oil extraction performance trial conducted on one of our laboratory screw presses. The short video was filmed in our Piqua, Ohio Innovation Center development lab where we offer lab testing for customers needing to test various oil bearing materials and extraction processing methods. During […]

  • New Pressing On Newsletter, Winter Edition

    Posted: December 17, 2013 By: French Oil

    French and TMP have released a Winter Edition of our Pressing On Newsletter. Included in this Issue: Happy Holidays!  A special holiday note from our team. Living United  French employees pledge over $26,000 to local organizations Parts, Seals and Cylinders  December is a perfect time to inspect your hydraulic presses for wearing parts New TMP […]

  • French Releases Automated Hydraulic Press Video

    Posted: December 10, 2013 By: French Oil

    H-frame hydraulic press

    French Oil Mill Machinery Company released a new automated hydraulic press video.  The video features a unique 180-ton multi station sideplate press design with six double-acting hydraulic clamping cylinders demonstrating the press’ closed-loop hydraulic motion control by doing The Wave.  The short video was filmed during a test run off in French’s Piqua, Ohio manufacturing […]

  • Speak with French & TMP’s Rubber Equipment Experts at the Rubber Expo

    Posted: September 26, 2013 By: French Oil

    We are busily getting ready for the the International Rubber & Advanced Materials In Healthcare Expo taking place October 8-10, 2013 at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio.  When you visit us in booth 3248, not only will you be able to enter our raffle for a high quality tablet computer, we will also have […]

  • Old French Hydraulic Press Discovered at Dayton Facility

    Posted: June 6, 2013 By: French Oil

    1500-ton Hydraulic Press

    Very rarely do people think about what is behind the walls that surround them.  Partly because, frankly, there usually isn’t much more than wall studs, electrical wires and some dust.  Every now and then, though, people discover some pretty amazing items when they open up their walls. French recently received a call from American Heat […]

  • French Supports 2013 Cakes for a Cause

    Posted: April 25, 2013 By: French Oil

    French Oil Mill Machinery Company is proudly supporting the 2013 Cakes for a Cause event sponsored by the Piqua Community Foundation, taking place on April 26, 2013 at the Miami Valley Center Mall from 12-5 PM. Our contribution this year is a marble cake with butter cream icing, baked and decorated by 16 year old […]

  • Get To Know a Few of Our People

    Posted: April 17, 2013 By: French Oil


    In the long run, it’s the people that really make it happen.  The French Oil Mill Machinery Company believes in teamwork and relies on our people to make sure that our customers, suppliers, bankers, stockholders and other supporters, our stakeholders, get Superior Service and Superior Value when working with French. Let us introduce you to […]

  • Vision® Series Hydraulic Presses for Lamination Applications

    Posted: February 7, 2013 By: French Oil


    The French Oil Mill Machinery Co. recently custom designed several Vision® Series 100-ton hydraulic presses with optional lamination package used to manufacture components for U.S. submarines. These up-acting column presses feature a hydraulic power unit, electronic control package and point of operation guarding integrated into a compact modular design.  Specially designed electrically heated platens yield improved temperature […]

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