Fluid Power Journal

Profile: Denis M. Poirier Jr., CFPAI/AJPP, CFPCC, CFPIHM

How did you begin your career in the fluid power industry? I took my first technical course in hydraulics and electro-mechanical maintenance in 1989 while …

Profile: Sam Kaye, CFPMIH, CFPMM, CFPMMH, CFPMT, CFPS

How did you get started in the fluid power industry? In 2001, I had three kids—and three jobs. A hydraulic shop in Alberta had an opening for a shop hand. It …

Profile: Randy Bobbitt, CFPS

Why did you decide to work in the fluid power industry? The fluid power industry found me in 1985 when Hydro-Line Mfg., a well-known industrial tie-rod …

Profile: Rocky Phoenix, CFPMHM, CFPMHT

How did you get started in the fluid power industry? I moved to Northern Nevada to be in a rural setting after living in Seattle, Wash., for 35 years. A chance …

Profile: Robert Post, CFPHS

How did you get started in the fluid power industry? My career started in the 1980s developing construction equipment. A hydroelectric clamshell bucket was …

Profile: Scott Sardina, CFPHS

How did you get started in the fluid power industry? As like many others, I accidentally stumbled upon the fluid power industry. I started as an intern at …

Profile: David Schneider

Why did you decide to enter the hydraulics field? Northern Wisconsin had very few job opportunities in the early 1980s, and John Deere offered me a job upon …

Profile: Dr. Brian Steward

Why did you decide to take the IFPS Hydraulic Specialist Certification test? I knew about the IFPS certification program for several years and wanted to become …

Karen Boehme – National Fluid Power Association (NFPA)

How did your career with the NFPA start? I started at NFPA in July 1984 and worked for about a year and a half writing for and editing the NFPA Reporter and …

Profile: John Juhasz

When and where did your career in fluid power begin? My career started when I was 8-9 years old repairing equipment on our family farm. It led to heavily …

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