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  • Meet with a Processing Expert at AOCS

    April 29, 2014

    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

    January 15, 2014

    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

    December 17, 2013

    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

    December 10, 2013

    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

    September 26, 2013

    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

    June 6, 2013

    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 […]

  • Vision® Series Hydraulic Presses for Lamination Applications

    February 7, 2013


    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 […]

  • Custom Designed Automatic Hydraulic Lamination Press for Circuit Board Manufacturing

    October 3, 2012

    TMP, A Division of French recently developed a multi-purpose, 300-ton vacuum automatic hydraulic lamination system for the printed circuit board industry that allows research development with high-end experimental material, product samples and small run production capabilities. The specialized, electrically heated platens allow high temperature molding, up to 750ºF, with controlled air and/or water-cooling capability for […]

  • French Vision® Series Hydraulic Press Increases Production Rates & Reduces Energy Consumption

    June 25, 2012


    French recently custom designed a Vision Series Hydraulic Press with a 75-ton high temperature heating press and a 30-ton cooling press integrated with a central hydraulic and electrical system. Separating the heating and cooling press units gives the customer two improvements to their molding process, increased production and reduced energy consumption. The heating press features […]

  • French Releases Oilseed Equipment Newsletter, Oilseed Journal

    April 25, 2012

    As Your Partner in Processing we have reintroduced our Oilseed Journal newsletter to update you on the current activities of French, provide you with information that can help you improve your process and keep you up to date on Oilseed industry news and events. Included in this Issue: Meet the Team: French Product Sales Managers […]

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