Fluid Power Journal

Profile: Pirtek

What makes PIRTEK stand out in the industry? Our uniqueness stems from two distinct areas. First, our service technicians are available to replace failed hoses …

The Wolf at the Door

Here we go – another year and another IFPS president. And that is a good thing. The many new members serving on the Board of Directors bring new perspective …

Profile: Roger Betten, CFPHS

How did you get started in the fluid power industry? For me, fluid power runs in my blood. MFP will be a third-generation, family-owned company originally …

IFPS Pathways to Success

To keep pace with the broad and ever-changing needs of industry, the International Fluid Power Society provides many specific and complementary certifications …

Gestamp North America: Learning, Development, and Certification for a Global Industry

Gestamp’s strength as a global organization relies upon its people’s values and professional skills. We encourage continuous learning through networking …

25 Years Strong in Promoting Certification and Industry Training

I was very saddened by the death of my good friend Ray Hanley, who passed away May 30 of this year. I got my first certification in 1987 and was introduced to …

Company Profile: Hydraquip

A Certification Success Story What makes Hydraquip stand out in the fluid power industry? One of the unique things we have done is segregate our business into …

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 gave me a chuckle …

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 electricity suppliers and …

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 to find your …

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