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Wisconsin Manufacturers Respond to Growing Global Trade War

The increasing U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods and the subsequent retaliation are creating negative and unintended consequences for Wisconsin businesses. Husco CEO Austin Ramirez was recently interviewed alongside Argon Industries, Inc., President Greg Clement for, “Two Minute Drill,” a politically-focused web series produced by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC). WMC serves as the state chamber […]

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A Letter from the Husco CEO

It’s an exciting time to be at Husco! Before I left Husco in the summer of 2016 to spend one year working in the White House, Husco announced a restructuring of our North American manufacturing footprint. We have successfully completed the restructuring and are currently in the midst of major renovations in Shanghai, China; Waukesha, […]

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Husco Unlocks Digital Excavator Control with New Exacto System

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are focused on increasing jobsite productivity by combining precise hydraulic controls, GPS guidance and machine automation. But accomplishing this is not easy. Excavators are complex pieces of heavy machinery, and their pilot-operated hydraulic systems have held machine control and guidance experts back from achieving the digital multi-function performance they want. Until […]

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Gus and Becky Ramirez to be recognized at The Medical College of Wisconsin

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) upcoming 2018 Commencement Ceremony for graduate and medical students will take place on Friday, May 25 2018. We are pleased to announce that Agustin A. Ramirez and Rebecca Page Ramirez will receive honorary degrees at the medical college. Gus and Becky Ramirez have made giving back to the community […]

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HUSCO Brings Digital Muscle to Off-Highway Electro-Hydraulic Control

Taming the Excavator In a digital habitat, the operator oriented powerful and diverse excavator is not exactly aligned with the precision and productivity needs of machine automation. Despite its rugged exterior, excavators contain substantial hydraulic complexity and a wide breadth in architectures adapted for a Darwinian scale. These characteristics make digital control of machines extremely […]

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Gus Ramirez Receives Donald Driver’s Driven to Achieve Award

On March 24, 2018, Gus Ramirez was one of five Wisconsin individuals honored for their outstanding community efforts at the Donald Driver Foundation’s Fifth Annual Driven to Achieve Awards. Each leader was presented with an award and a $40,000 donation to each of their respective organizations. Gus Ramirez, executive chairman of Husco International, was recognized […]

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Austin Ramirez named as member of the 2018 Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute

The Aspen Institute today announced its 2018 Class of Henry Crown Fellows, we are delighted to announce that Husco CEO Austin Ramirez has been nominated and accepted into the 2018 cohort. Over the 2-year duration of the course the fellows will take part in four seminars. Austin, like the other participants will maintain all their […]

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How to Leverage Smart Manifold Design for Ultimate Machine Performance

The hydraulic controls in off-highway vehicles and access equipment provide operators with easier operation and more precise control than ever before. If an operator can lift a boom faster or position a bucket more accurately, productivity goes up and costs go down – something every machine operator wants to see. Designing the perfect manifold — […]

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What Makes America Exceptional? Austin Ramirez Shares His View with Christian Business Leaders.

Austin Ramirez, president and CEO of HUSCO International, had the honor to serve as keynote speaker at the Christian Business Leaders Summit, held at the Wisconsin Lutheran College on October 17, 2017. The one-day annual event attracts leaders from the Milwaukee area and is sponsored by the Center for Christian Leadership. During the speech, Austin […]

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Austin Ramirez’ Year in the White House Featured by AEM

Austin Ramirez reflected on his year as a White House Fellow in a profile news piece for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). Ramirez was one of 16 individuals chosen in 2016 to serve as paid, full-time staff to senior White House leaders or Cabinet-level government officials for a period of 12 months. As president […]

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