Since 1960, the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) has provided an objective, third-party assessment of skill levels and knowledge for thousands of fluid power professionals, making it the industry standard for fluid power and motion controls industry certifications. Holding a certification and encouraging your employees to as well can: Help increase your own as well…

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Since 1960, the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) has provided an objective, third-party assessment of skill levels and knowledge for thousands of fluid power professionals, making it the industry standard for the fluid power and motion controls industries. Having a certified workforce can: Help increase your company’s credibility Ensure your employees are all fully trained…

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2018 Fluid Power Professional's Day photo contest

The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) and Fluid Power Journal recently announced the winners of the 2018 Fluid Power Professionals’ Day Photo Contest, held in honor of Fluid Power Professionals’ Day, which took place June 19. Many NFPA members participated in the contest, and a number of members were recognized among the contest winners and…

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In December, the Florida Chapter of the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) hosted their first-ever Fluid Power Action Challenge. The seven teams were comprised of about 30 high school students who are also involved in FIRST® Robotics. As an additional incentive, IFPS Chapter President, Jordan Kimelman, arranged for a scholarship award system for each team in…

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2018 Fluid Power Professional's Day photo contest

The 2018 Fluid Power Professional’s Day Photo Contest is officially open. This annual contest is run by the International Fluid Power Society and Fluid Power Journal. The deadline for submissions is March 31, and the winners will be announced on Fluid Power Professional’s Day (June 19). This year’s categories include New Perspective, Teamwork, Fun with…

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NFPA member news

  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO   The U.S. Department of Energy maintains more than twenty Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC) around the United States—university programs where energy management engineering students perform no-cost assessments of industrial facilities and make recommendations for reducing their overall energy consumption. According to the data I saw when I attended an…

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In recent months, NFPA has made a concerted effort to promote IFPS certification to members. Last month featured an article about the wide range of IFPS certifications available and how quickly and easily members can find out which ones would be beneficial to their company. The previous month highlighted flexible certification options and corporate packages.  …

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Collaboration

  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO The leadership of the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), the FPDA Motion and Control Network (FPDA), and the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) meet regularly to discuss how our three organizations can enhance our working partnership for the benefit of the fluid power industry. We recognize that confusion exists…

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Last month, we notified members of the different flexible training programs and corporate packages that the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) offers to those seeking certification. This month, the goal is to broadcast the wide range of IFPS certifications available and how quickly and easily members can find out which ones would be beneficial to their…

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IFPS Certification

A well-educated workforce keeps the fluid power industry going. To help educate workers, the IFPS offers many flexible options for employee certification. Training and certification testing is offered by instructors at a “your-choice” location. Corporate packages are also offered to groups of 10+. The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) provides comprehensive technical certification offerings for all professionals…

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