The International Fluid Power Society Chapter 49 gave a monetary donation
to Exploding Bacon for the past several years.
The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) is a nonprofit 501© professional organization of individuals dedicated to enhancing the quality of certifications, educational opportunities, technology evolution, and professionalism within the fluid power and motion control industry. The IFPS was started in Detroit, Michigan, in 1960 by a group of 30 professionals interested in supporting the future of the fluid power industry and the ever-changing technologies involved.Today, our membership boasts nearly 4,500. Beginning with the first Fluid Power Hydraulic Specialist Certification in 1980, the IFPS has become the recognized industry leader in fluid power and motion control certifications. Fifteen different certifications are currently offered with two certifications in development, the Fluid Power Electronic Controls Mobile/Industrial and the IFPS Mechatronics Certification. These certifications cover diverse job descriptions within the industry including mechanic, technician, specialist, and engineer. The IFPS has nearly 10,000 active certifications throughout the United States and in many countries around the world.