Innovation is our trade - since 1987.

We help you to find new solutions, either by improving your existing products, or by inventing entirely new concepts and designs.

Our small company is independent, and totally devoted to the art of design and development. Our strength is our craftsmanship: the combination of talented employees, knowledge, skills and creativity.



INNAS can help you with your own product development. We are proud of the many small, but also very large companies we have helped in the past decades. We cooperate with universities all over the world, utilizing the latest scientific findings and developments. Yet, we are not an academic institute. We are aware of the restraints and demands of the market and are used to the time and cost pressure of your industrial projects.


INNAS also engineers its own, unique products, especially for the fluid power market. The product development is continued to the point where critical risks have been eliminated and the industry is willing to take the new product into production. Being the owner of the industrial property, the technology is transferred to the industry by means of licenses.



BUCHER HYDRAULICS introduces AX Motors incorporating Floating Cup Technology


February 14th, 2019

At the IVT Powertrain Technology conference in Köln, Germany, Bucher Hydraulics highlighted their exiting new axial piston products, the highly efficient AX pumps and motors.  Bucher Hydraulics announced that more details will be released at the upcoming BAUMA in München this April.


More technical information on our Floating Cup Technology can be found here, or feel free to contact us for more information.

Innas at the ASME/BATH symposium


In Bath, UK the symposium on Fluid power and motion control was held from September 12-14.  Peter Achten presented Innas' latest paper on the low speed performance of hydraulic machines. Low speed performance is important for smooth motor behaviour and reducing motor sizes. Also electro-hydraulic actuators benefit from pumps that can perform efficient in a broad range from zero to high speed. Peter Achten's presentation compares measurements on several pump types, including the new Floating Cup design at low, but also  at higher rotational speeds.

The slides of his presentation can be found on our download page or by clicking here.  The paper is available here.


Vacancies (2) Mechanical Engineer MSc / BA


Due to an expanding workload in hydraulic pump & motor design, Innas has room for 2  mechanical engineers.


Innas' clients are industries in hydraulics, mobile machinery, automotive, aerospace and off-shore. Experience in piston pump design is not expected, but a strong belief that hydraulics can be strongly improved, is advantageous.


We prefer to work in multiple disciplines, covering a mix of design work, calculation and drawing, (FEM) analyses, but also testing & analysing of our products. But in case you are an expert in one of these fields, you are also welcome to apply.


We try to seek the most efficient and sustainable solutions.  These solutions also need to be better, technical and economical. In the end, we need to be able to sell our developments, for example by technology licensing.


Call or email Rob van Malsen for information: +31 76 5424080.



Floating Cup Licence granted - mobile & industrial markets


Breda, January 2015

Innas announces that it has granted a (non-exclusive) license agreement for the Floating Cup technology, for use in hydraulic pumps and motors. The licensed area is world-wide. The field of use includes mobile equipment such as construction and agricultural machinery and industrial applications. The licensee, which is a leading supplier in the international hydraulic market, has chosen to make further announcements in a later stage.





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Kind regards,


The INNAS team



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