The FPDA Motion & Control Network represents motion solution providers of fluid power, automation, and electro-mechanical technologies and distribution services designed to enhance customer performance and profitability.

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Members in Motion


Are You Enhancing Profitably?


Citing NAM Study, USA Today Editorial Touts Benefit of Shale Boom


FPDA Economic Indicator Survey Reports 7% Growth in Sales in July


FPDA Welcomes New Members!

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FPDA Announces 2015 Meeting Dates and Location


FPDA to Gather Next Week at the Marriott Sawgrass


L.E.K. Consulting Seeks Individuals to Help with Research of Fluid Power & Motion Control Products in U.S. & Canada


Members in Motion


FPDA Member Forecast 5-6% Growth

Economic Indicators survey showed sales modestly better in June


Time is Running Out! Register Now for the FPDA/ISD Summit


FPDA Monthly Economic Indicators Report Points to Acceleration


Members in Motion


2014 FPDA Compensation Survey Available for Sale


FPDA Offers Sales Professional Training Camp, Set for Nov. 11-13


FPDA Welcomes New Members!


Where Will You Be in September?

Plan to be at the FPDA-ISD Summit, Sept. 14-17


Members in Motion


Get Ready for Fluid Power Professionals' Day on June 19!


FPDA Announces the Four Pillars of the Sales Profession

August 5-7, Dayton, OH


FPDA Economic Indicators Report Continues Positive Trend


Last Chance: FPDA is Looking for a Few Distributor Men or Women!


FPDA Welcomes New Members!


FPDA-ISD Summit, Sept. 14-17, 2014

Plan your travel now!


2014 FPDA Profit Survey Deadline Extended to May 23!

This is a free benefit offered through your FPDA Membership, but only if you participate!


FPDA Members Report Accelerating Demand


YES Members – A Program at Sawgrass Just for You


FPDA-ISD Summit Speakers Unveiled


Act Now to Reserve Your Rooms at the Sawgrass!

FPDA-ISD Summit: Sept. 14-17 – Marriott Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL


Members in Motion: April 2014


Notice to FPDA Distributors: 2014 FPDA Profit Survey Now Underway!

This is a free benefit offered through your FPDA Membership, but only if you participate!


Momentum Moderates but Remains Positive, According to FPDA March Economic Trends Report


Celebrate Fluid Power Professionals Day on June 19!


Get Ready for the 2015 FPDA-ISD Summit: Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler in New Orleans!

September 20-23, 2015


Succession & Exit Planning Program (and Many Others!) Slated for FPDA-ISD Summit in 2014

Sept. 14-17 – Marriott Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL


In Memoriam: Ed Strickland

President, Hydradyne LLC


Identify and Develop the Right Sales Talent for Your Company


Members in Motion: March 2014


The Elevator Speech

By Tom Reilly, author of Value-Added Selling


FPDA Value Partner Profiles International Offers Free Webinars!


National Association of Manufacturers Annual State of Manufacturing Address


Get Rid of the Winter Doldrums – Think Sawgrass and the FPDA-ISD Summit!


FPDA Member Report Sales Growth in January – 2014 Outlook Remains Unchanged


Please Participate in the 2014 NAW Institute/McGladrey Distribution Monitor Survey of Business Conditions


FPDA or NFPA?


New Clippard GV-GTV Series High Flow Poppet Valves Including Cartridge Styles Available Now!


Webtec Invites FPDA Members to a 50 Year Anniversary Event at IFPE


FPDA Member Judy Wojanis, President of Wojanis Supply Company, Receives National Award


FPDA Welcomes New Members Itech and Ritter Technology


FPDA Members Report Accelerated Sales Growth in December


Members in Motion: January 2014

News from FPDA Members


Members Report Third Consecutive Month of Positive Sales Growth


Play the Iconic TPC PLAYERS Stadium Course at the 2014 FPDA/ISD Summit

Marriott Sawgrass Golf Resort and Spa, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL


Members in Motion: December 2013

News from FPDA Members


October Economic Indicators Report: FPDA Index Jumps 15 Points


Profitability Patterns in a Year of Strong Growth

An end-of-year analysis from Dr. Al Bates, Profit Planning Group


Shale Opportunity Snapshot: West Coast Shale

Challenges and opportunities in the Monterey/Santos play.


Market Opportunity Snapshot: South Central Shale

Challenges and opportunities in the Barnett, Eagle Ford and nearby shale plays.


Members in Motion: November 2013

News from FPDA Members


FPDA Economic Indicators Report: September FPDA Index Down from August


Members in Motion: October 2013

News from FPDA Members


Economic Trends Report Shows Demand Below Expectations

The September survey had 49 respondents comprised of 34 distributors and 13 manufacturing firms.


Bring Your Customers to the 2013 Fluid Power Systems Conference

November 19-20, 2013, in Rosemont, IL


In Memoriam: Chuck Houghton, Hawe Hydraulics


FPDA-ISD Summit - Speaker Presentations Available on FPDA Website


Hamzey Assumes Presidency; Wheelock is President-Elect


An Invitation to Participate in Our Future

From Michael A. Hamzey Jr., FPDA President


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Tom D. Ralls Memorial Scholarship