Fluid Power Journal

Meet the Staff of the IFPS

Advancing Knowledge and Certification of Fluid Power Professionals Started working for the IFPS: I started working in the fluid power industry in 1994 when I …

IFPS Fluid Power Engineer Certification

All Certified Professional Engineers or degree equivalent (Bachelor of Science from ABET-recognized university) may apply for this certification. Additional …

IFPS Fluid Power System Designer

Fluid Power System Designer is an expanded credential focusing on advanced, system-level hydraulic, pneumatic, and electronic controls expertise along with …

Upgraded Electronic Controls Specialist Certification Elevates Fluid Power Competency

By Donna Pollander, ACA, IFPS Executive Director The IFPS strives to keep pace with changing fluid power and motion control technologies, and the development …

Recertification Q&A

I took my certification test, so why do I need to recertify? Because technology changes all the time and the IFPS wants to make sure you are up-to-date with …

Members Get More

IFPS members have the benefit of the Society’s 50+ years of expertise and experience representing the fluid power and motion control industry. Membership …

Profile: JEM Technical

An interview with Ross A. Fisher, CFPHS, Director of Sales and Marketing What makes JEM stand out in the fluid power industry? What sets JEM apart is our …

Profile: Rocky Phoenix, CFPMHM, CFPMHT

How did you get started in the fluid power industry? I moved to Northern Nevada to be in a rural setting after living in Seattle, Wash., for 35 years. A chance …

Begin at the End

I was recently at a conference addressing the issue of efficiency in fluid power systems, specifically in hydraulics.  The conference was focused on existing …

Electronic Controls Specialist Certification Re-released

IFPS Electronic Controls Specialist Certification has been re-released. This certification is designed to review and test understanding, specification, and …



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