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Hydraulics and Pneumatics Initiatives with the Boy Scouts of America

Hydraulics and Pneumatics Initiatives with the Boy Scouts of America

My family is really involved in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). My son Austin recently received the rank of Eagle Scout, and he and I..

01/07/2015 with 1 Comment
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
Increasing Awareness, Strengthening Our Industry

Increasing Awareness, Strengthening Our Industry

I would like to thank each and every member of the IFPS for making the Society what it is today. There is a bond of professional fellowship..

11/23/2014 with 0 Comments

NFPA Success Highlights: Education Roadmap

By Eric Lanke, CEO, NFPA What did we want to achieve? The specific objective from our strategic plan reads: “Define a regional strategy..

10/23/2014 with 0 Comments
Eaton “Educates the Educators” at Its 2014 Instructor Symposium

Eaton “Educates the Educators” at Its 2014 Instructor Symposium

Every year, Eaton aims to “teach the teachers” the latest information covering a variety of fluid power components and technologies...

10/05/2014 with 0 Comments
Profile: Dr. Brian Steward

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..

08/04/2014 with 0 Comments
The Fluid Power Educational Foundation – Evolving with the Needs of the Industry

The Fluid Power Educational Foundation – Evolving with the Needs of the Industry

The Fluid Power Educational Foundation (FPEF) has charted a new course focusing on two major missions over the calendar year 2014. Our..

08/04/2014 with 0 Comments
MOOCs and the Future of Fluid Power Education

MOOCs and the Future of Fluid Power Education

Fluid power is an important enabling technology for mechanical, agricultural, and aerospace engineering. These disciplines graduate over..

04/28/2014 with 0 Comments
“What a Long, Strange, Trip it’s been.”

“What a Long, Strange, Trip it’s been.”

In the words of one of my favorite bands, “What a Long, Strange, Trip it’s been.” Having been elected to serve as the 2014 president..

01/01/2014 with 0 Comments
Fluid Power Systems Conference Delivers Solid Educational Content for Third Straight Year

Fluid Power Systems Conference Delivers Solid Educational Content for Third Straight Year

During the November Fluid Power Systems Conference, co-hosted by the NFPA, FPDA, and IFPS, held in Rosemont, Ill., conference attendees..

01/01/2014 with 0 Comments
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