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An Emerging Workforce Crisis for U.S. Manufacturers

An Emerging Workforce Crisis for U.S. Manufacturers

A sound recruitment strategy can help small- and mid-sized manufacturers stay competitive in the hunt for talent Manufacturing companies..

05/17/2015 with 0 Comments
IFPS Membership – What Do You Make of It?

IFPS Membership – What Do You Make of It?

I am sometimes questioned about the IFPS logo on my shirt. Once I was asked if it was a symbol for some type of “secret society.” This..

03/24/2015 with 0 Comments
IFPS Certification is a Bright Idea

IFPS Certification is a Bright Idea

Have you ever wondered what happens when you flip on a light switch? Fluid power might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but..

02/22/2015 with 0 Comments

2014 CFPA Annual Meeting Underscores Fluid Power’s Workforce Challenges

The 2014 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Fluid Power Association (CFPA) was held in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. It had been several years..

02/18/2015 with 0 Comments
Wake-Up Call

Wake-Up Call

If you are reading this article, you probably already know what fluid power is, how most of us ended up in this field, and how hard it is..

01/25/2015 with 0 Comments

Partnering for a Strong Workforce

Did you know that NFPA has developed a Roadmap to Building a Strong Workforce? It outlines a number of ways NFPA members can help: Be a..

01/06/2015 with 0 Comments
2015 Fluid Power Professionals’ Day

2015 Fluid Power Professionals’ Day

The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) has dedicated June 19th as “Fluid Power Professionals’ Day” – a day of..

12/31/2014 with 0 Comments
Can Employers Move the Needle on America’s Mental Health?

Can Employers Move the Needle on America’s Mental Health?

Seven Ways Your Leaders Can Get Started Since we spend a significant chunk of our waking hours at work, employers are in a prime position..

11/26/2014 with 0 Comments
Fluid Power Professionals and The Military

Fluid Power Professionals and The Military

G.I. Bill Information The IFPS is an approved organization by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide..

11/10/2014 with 0 Comments
Internships at Magnetek Provide Experience, Opportunity

Internships at Magnetek Provide Experience, Opportunity

In the Spring of 2012, when software engineering student Kevin Luty began his search for an internship the summer after his junior year,..

10/19/2014 with 0 Comments
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