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1958 Holman Brothers established Maxam Power as a subsidiary company to develop and exploit its technology for industrial automation of work processes. Was developing and manufacturing the Goodyear pump, and rotary pneumatic tools
1966 Introduced a novel system of control based on fluid logic
1970 Applications of Maxam fluidic logics included control of the filling of aerosols, control of gantry filling of oil road tankers, control of a capstan lathe, positioning of drilling machinery in coal mines
1973 Maxam Power and Hamilton Controllers were renamed Compair Maxam