Sun Hydraulics Investor Open House

SARASOTA, FLA, February 22, 2005 - Sun Hydraulics Corporation (NASDAQ: SNHY) will host an Investor Open House on Wednesday, March 2, 2005, one day after the release of fourth quarter and year-end 2004 earnings. The event is open to anyone interested in learning more about Sun as an investment option. As part of the Open House, the Company will hold its fourth quarter/year end earnings release conference call during the event.

The Open House will be held at Sun Hydraulics facility at 701 Tallevast Road in Sarasota, Florida, beginning at 3:30 P.M. ET. The conference call will begin promptly at 4:00 P.M. Both Open House attendees and dial-in participants will be able to pose questions during the conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet. Once the conference call is completed, guests are invited to tour Sun's facilities and share in refreshments.

Anyone wishing to attend the Open House should RSVP to Richard Arter at 941-362-1200 or

Schedule of Events

Earnings Release - Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at 11:00 A.M. E.T.

Investor Open House - Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at 3:30 P.M. E.T.
701 Tallevast Road, Sarasota, Florida

Conference Call - Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at 4:00 P.M. E.T.

Dial-in Number - 800-289-0517

Address for Webcast -

If you are unable to listen to the live webcast, the call will be archived for a period of one month and will be accessible via Sun Hydraulics' website.

Sun Hydraulics Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance screw-in hydraulic cartridge valves and manifolds for worldwide industrial and mobile markets. For more information about Sun, please visit our website at


Richard K. Arter
Investor Relations

Richard J. Dobbyn
Chief Financial Officer