KR West Company

909 Hyland Ave
PO Box 468
Kaukauna, WI 54130


Family-Owned Fluid Power Distributor

K.R. West Company is a family owned business started in 1981 and is a distributor for hydraulic and pneumatics, providing components, systems, engineering, trouble shooting, and start up assistants. Our mission is to provide all customers with the best and quickest service. We are located in Kaukauna, WI.

Value Added Services

We are an Enerpac certififed repair center and we have the ability to repair hydraulics pumps, cylinders, valves, and power units, as well as pneumatic components. Our service center offers hose assemblies and components for purchase.

Markets Served

Our territory includes Wisconsin, Upper Michigan and Minnesota. We work with the following markets:

  • foundries
  • die casters
  • paper mills
  • cheese plants
  • the dairy industry
  • machine builders
  • wood processing
  • automotive



Doug West

Started in:


  • The New North

Core Competencies:

Our fluid power components include, but are not limited to: valves, pumps, cylinders, hose assemblies, and fittings. These components can be used in plant maintenance, machine building, process automation and more. The main brands we carry are Milwaukee Cylinder, Wandfluh Hydraulics, Monnier - filters, regulators, lubricators, Stauff - filters, ball valves, test Points, diagnostics, Continental Hydraulics, Herion Valves, and Norgren valves.

Supplier to the Defense Industry:
Yes, we are a secondary supplier

Number of Employees:

Import: Yes

We import: Air fittings and hose, hydraulic pumps and valves

Export: Yes

Export Industries: Food and Beverage (FAB)
Paper Converting

Export Countries: Canada, UK


  • Defense Industry Supply Chain
  • Energy Systems
  • Food and Beverage
  • Forest Products-Packaging-Lumber
  • Lakeshore Manufacturing Cluster
  • Marine Manufacturing



  • Components, Parts and Hardware
  • Other
  • hydraulics and pnuematics

Manufacturing Tier

  • Tier One: Tier one companies are direct suppliers to OEMs. The term is especially common in the automobile industry and refers to major suppliers of parts to OEMs.




Join us at the Manufacturing First Show in Green Bay  on October 30th. More information at

K.R. West will be at the Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technology Show October 8 - 10. Join us at the Marketplace in the Midwest for Manufacturing. More information at

K.R. West Company has launched a new website with a more user friendly design. The website includes fluid power resources.

K.R. West Company was the first in Wisconsin to be an authorized Enerpac service center. K.R. West is a full-line Enerpac distributor in their Industrial Tool, Workholding, and Bolting lines. K.R. West Company has been working closely with Enperac to service any reparis in Northeast Wisconsin. More information at KR West - Enerpac Service Center

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