Alan Hitchcox

Editor in Chief , Penton Media

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 has also worked as a mechanic and service coordinator. He has taken technical courses in fluid power and electronic and digital control at the Milwaukee School of Engineering and the University of Wisconsin and has served on numerous industry committees.

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Sep 28, 2010

A preventive preventative

Why do we use one word over another? Most of the time, we use similar words interchangeably, even though they each may have distinct meanings....More
Sep 16, 2010

Airline humor

Sep 12, 2010

My hydraulic watch

Sep 08, 2010

Living with a prototype

Even though I have never built a hydraulic or pneumatic system, I think some lessons learned from re-plumbing sections of my 100-year-old house apply....More
Aug 24, 2010

Dealing with stress

I don't know who the author is, but the following advice sounds pretty good to me. ....More
Aug 22, 2010

There's no business like...

Through the years, I've been fortunate enough to sometimes write and edit article dealing with the entertainment industry. These usually involved....More
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