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Apr 09, 2014

Concentric Appoints New Director in Rockford, IL

Concentric AB appoints Matt Christensen as new Director North America Sales and Marketing in Rockford, IL. Matt has a degree in Engineering from Iowa....More
Apr 01, 2014

Clippard sets its sights higher

In the spirit of April Fools, Clippard Instrument Laboratory distributed a press release today regarding the opening of their new division BudPak....More
Dec 30, 2013

Bosch Rexroth Offers Educational Resource Kits

Bosch Rexroth, Charlotte, N. C.,  is offering educational resource kits to help machine builders, systems integrators and manufacturing end-....More
Nov 01, 2013

Schedule for IFPE Technical Conference has been released!

We've been eagerly awaiting the release of the schedule for the IFPE Technical Conference, a key component of IFPE 2014 and ConExpo, which is coming....More
Sep 18, 2013

Having issues with counterbalance valves?

If a hydraulic circuit containing counterbalance valves is acting erratically, the problem could be high hysteresis — a counterbalance valve....More
Sep 13, 2013

How are Things Across the Pond?

BFPA UK Fluid Power Market Watch The data below is taken from in-house BFPA / BFPDA surveys; detailed results are only available to participants....More
Sep 11, 2013

The Bad and the Good of American Technology

Tom Price, Jr., president of Price Engineering, Hartland, Wis., was the keynote speaker at our Fluid Power Conference & Expo held last June at....More
Jul 19, 2013

IFPE Conference Topics Reviewed

Abstracts submitted to IFPE Technical Committee reviewed....More
Jul 15, 2013

Ross DECCO launches new website

Ross DECCO launches new website. It now offers:....More
Jun 19, 2013

Fluid Power Systems Conference coming this November

November 19-21 the International Fluid Power Society, the FPDA Motion and Control Network, and the National Fluid Power Association will host the....More
Jun 17, 2013

IFPE, ConExpo, and Las Vegas

Even though IFPE 2014 and ConExpo 2014 won't open until March 4 of next year, preparations are underway by exhibitors and other companies and....More
Jun 14, 2013

Webinar on implementing ultrasound technology

This Wednesday, June 19th UE Systems Inc. is hosting a webinar on the ultrasound program implemented at Novozymes. ....More
Jun 12, 2013

Update on the tubing industry

  Current news for the tubing industry includes the relaunch of Sharon Tube. Sharon Tube announced its relaunch in April, and held a ribbon-....More
Jun 10, 2013

Target shooting for the physically challenged

A puff of air is all it take to pull the trigger....More
Jun 10, 2013

Best Practices for Hose End Fittings

Specifying the best hose for an application, and even ensuring it is properly installed provides no guarantee of long avoiding trouble. Many hose....More
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Michael Ference

As Publisher of Hydraulics & Pneumatics, my interest and expertise lie in two main areas-advertising and marketing and fluid power. In this blog, I focus on both areas with information about the...

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Alan joined Hydraulics & Pneumatics in 1987 with experience as a technical magazine editor and in industrial sales. He graduated with a BS in engineering technology from Franklin University and...
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