Joe Hatt heads the R&D division within Dynamatic Hydraulics UK operation. He has a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from Loughborough University, an MPhil in Microsystems from Cranfield University, and has worked with Hydraulics and Pneumatics for 20 years. The majority of this time has been in a Design role, working on hydrostatic transmissions for Hayter (now Toro) commercial turf-care machines, robotic and pneumatic systems for automated packaging machinery in the food industry, and the detail design of Dynamatic hydraulic Gear Pumps. He is on the forefront of development of integrating hydraulic gear pump and valve technology into many different hydraulic applications. Joe is passionate about engineering and manufacturing of quality products, with a keen interest in Value Engineering.