When and where did your career in the fluid power industry start? My career started in 1992 as a private in the U.S. Army working as a..
Is it possible, in the 21st century, to build a hydraulic system that doesn’t break down? Mechanical devices will eventually wear out, of..
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..
The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) has dedicated June 19 as “Fluid Power Professionals’ Day” – a day of..
Tom Blansett, CFPAI, CFPS, CFPIHT, CFPCC, from Eaton Corp. has been elected the 54th president of IFPS during its annual meeting in..
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The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) believes that implementation of safety procedures is paramount in all fluid power systems, the..