Fluid Power Journal

About Us

For over 25 years the Fluid Power Journal has been the resource for certified fluid power professionals promoting education, personal development, and reporting on the latest news and developments within fluid power.  As the official publication of the International Fluid Power Society, we strive to increase awareness regarding hydraulic, pneumatic, vacuum and motion control products and innovations to enhance the image of the fluid power industry.  From career development articles to directory issues that cover various segments of the industry, our magazine focuses on displaying the spectrum of professionals, engineers and technicians that work with fluid power daily to the companies that manufacture and distribute fluid power products.

Moreover, we at the Journal have an open forum to encourage discussion on issues and developments that affect our industry. With 12 monthly issues, four of which are directory issues providing information on manufacturer’s and distributors and their product categories is at your fingertips either in print and online. Lastly, with certification and continuing education an important part of the industry, schedules of the latest training classes, seminars and trade shows are posted every issue.

The Staff

Founders: Paul and Lisa Prass

Associate Publisher: Robert McKinney

Editor: Janis Adams

Technical Editor: Dan Helgerson, CFPS, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPJPP, CFPMT, CFPC&C

Director of Creative Services: Erica Montes

Account Executive: Kristy Jones

Accounting: Donna Bachman, Sarah Varano

Circulation Manager: Andrea Karges