Fluid Power Journal

Hydraulics in the Entertainment Industry Present an Interesting, Challenging Career Opportunity

By Mark Castle, Head of Automation KÀ at MGM Hotel and Casino During my career in the entertainment business, I have had the opportunity to design, build, …

Meet the Staff of the IFPS

Advancing Knowledge and Certification of Fluid Power Professionals Started working for the IFPS: I started working in the fluid power industry in 1994 when I …

Electronic Controls Specialist (ECS)

If you currently hold an IFPS Hydraulic Specialist, Pneumatic Specialist and/or Specialist certification, the ECS is a perfect complementary certification for …

Upgraded Electronic Controls Specialist Certification Elevates Fluid Power Competency

By Donna Pollander, ACA, IFPS Executive Director The IFPS strives to keep pace with changing fluid power and motion control technologies, and the development …

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 …

Making a Difference

Ever know one of those kids who made a mistake he or she didn’t recover from?  Someone you knew or loved who blindly got caught up in things by making bad …

Engineers Will Lead the Way

Q&A with Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis Q: How can we inspire the next generation of innovative engineers? A: By continuing to …

What in the World Do Those Numbers in the ISO Cleanliness Code Mean?

We have been talking a lot about filtration here at the steel mill. My predecessor, Scott McLoughlin, had done a remarkable job in educating by example, …

How to Make a Positive Impact in 2016

Now that the holiday rush has ended, we settle into the New Year and brace ourselves for the onslaught of winter. It is now, when the hustle and bustle is …

Hydraulics are Fun!

Eaton’s Event Introduces 27 Minority Students to Hydraulics Training and Career Paths Eaton sponsored the second-annual “Hydraulics are Fun!” event …

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