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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
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
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
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
What is Your Competitive Advantage?

What is Your Competitive Advantage?

The fluid power marketplace is competitive; no one disputes this statement. In order to thrive in today’s market, you need to ask..

09/02/2014 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
“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
Predict a Profitable Future with IFPS Certification

Predict a Profitable Future with IFPS Certification

IFPS Certification Challenge Abraham Lincoln’s simple, yet very powerful statement reinforces the fact that it is up to each of us –..

09/26/2013 with 0 Comments
To Be or Not to Be…Certified

To Be or Not to Be…Certified

Certification adds a third dimension to your portfolio; education and experience are the other two. In baseball, we look for a player with..

08/29/2013 with 0 Comments
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