NFPA Company Profile: Ortman Fluid Power

Introducing NFPA Company Profiles for NFPA News

A short profile of an NFPA Member is a new feature for the NFPA News.  NFPA membership is at an all-time high and this is just one way for us to highlight the diversity and strength of our industry. Today’s Company is Ortman Fluid Power.

ortmanfluidpowerOne of NFPA’s longest tenured members, Ortman Fluid Power joined the Association in 1953.  Founded in 1945, Ortman Fluid Power, located in Quincy, IL, manufactures a line of hydraulic and pneumatic tie rod cylinders in bore sizes ranging from 1-1/2″ diameter to 24″ diameter and pressures to 5,000 psi. In addition, Ortman Fluid Power manufactures piston accumulators. Electronic positioning controls and products are also part of the product offering.  The company participates in NFPA’s State of the Fluid Power Industry Report, and the NFPA Confidential Shipments Statistics reports each month.  In addition, Ortman Fluid Power exhibited at the 2014 IFPE show.  Visit their website at


Recent Posts

Fluid Power Forum Episode 83: IFPE Preview: Electrification of Hydraulic Solutions Using an ePTO

Chris is a Business Development Manager of Electrification for Parker Hannifin, a diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of commercial, mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. Parker Hannifin will be exhibiting several hydraulic-electric hybrid systems for implement control in mobile applications at IFPE – the International…

Read More

Learn How to Conduct Successful Career Fairs and Alternatives to Recruit University Students

NFPA recently met with Matt Purdy, the Director of Career Services at Murray State University. In this webinar, we discussed several ways to get in contact with university students looking to join the fluid power industry. Although our conversation was specifically with Murray State, the information that was discussed can be applied to reaching students…

Read More

Registration Open for Fall Regional Meeting

This fall, NFPA’s schedule of Regional Meetings again includes Cleveland, scheduled for Thursday, November 3. This year it will be held at Merwin’s Wharf in downtown Cleveland. NFPA Regional Meetings offer a chance to meet with other area fluid power professionals over dinner.  NFPA members and non-members alike are welcome to attend and as with all other…

Read More