The Fluid Power Technology Conference provides ample time for networking with leading industry corporations while discovering the most cutting edge products and solutions on the market today.

Exhibit opportunities for the 2018 event are available.

Contact Michael Ference at 216-792-8188 or or visit the sponsorship info page for more information.

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors

Aggressive Hydraulics

Our superior quality, cylinder designs, engineered solutions, response time, and value-added customer services set our company apart from the rest. With our professional, talented, experienced and motivated work force we’re able to achieve our distinct points of difference and fuel our commitment to continued growth. Structured to capitalize on business opportunities, Aggressive Hydraulics serves a broad base of customers across industries and geographies. Combined with our unique marketing services, our structure provides a steady workflow with minimal disruptions due to seasonality and industry-specific volatility, ensuring we’re ready to serve customers wherever and whenever they need us.


Everyday, Balluff products are increasing production throughput and product quality in hundreds of industries all over the world, improving manufacturing processes. We are one of the world’s leading sensor manufacturers, providing innovative and practical sensing solutions for a wide range of applications and industries. We offer rugged and reliable products and support, along with unique capabilities that will make an impact on your bottom line as well as your production line.


You can find CEJN in every corner of the world and we proudly carry the reputation as the leading global quick connect coupling specialist. Born and developed through Swedish ingenuity gives us a heritage to be proud of. “Made in Sweden” is for us, a seal of high industrial quality. Add “by CEJN” and you get quick connect couplings with the assurance of quality and superior performance to guarantee professional use and customer benefit.

Elwood Corporation

Elwood Corporation- Fluid Power division designs and manufactures high pressure hydraulic valves and systems for water, soluble oil, and other low viscosity applications. We pride ourselves with over 50 years of experience in designing custom valves for our primary markets in the steel and aluminium industry, petrochemical decoking, and forging industry. Today we are expanding our custom design advantage into mobile, mining, hydropower, and other custom applications.

Famic Technologies

Since its foundation in 1986, Famic Technologies has been offering a complete range of high-end products and services in the field of software engineering and industrial automation. It has always been one step ahead, especially with the development of Automation Studio™, its innovative system design and simulation software.


FD-GROUPS America supplies products made by their French parent company, FLUIDESIGN Group, which specializes in the design and production of custom‐made hydraulic and electronic components. Thanks to optimized engineering methods through the use of computer simulation, FD-GROUPS can provide you with compact hydraulic and precision electronic systems that improve equipment performance while also cutting the running costs of your machines.


GSGR is the foremost machine performance resource trusted by OEMs who demand competitive advantage from every solution. Our customers profit from continuous technology and innovation transfer through a single point of accountability. Our integrated application solutions perform for the life of the machine, and for the lives of the people who touch it. At GSGR, our leading engineering minds in hydraulicelectronic, mechanical and software applications simplify the complex. Our customers tell us they enjoy the confidence instilled by our hardworking, intelligent, respectful and thoughtful team.


To perfectly meet the demands of global customers, HBC puts an emphasis on their own development, design and production.

HBC develops and manufactures around 90 percent of all our components for our radio systems at our headquarters in Crailsheim. They provide the best quality by utilizing the experience and competence had been acquired in the radio control business for the last 70 years.

IC-Fluid Power

IC-Fluid Power is a global hydraulic component sourcing company founded to provide easy access to high-quality, European/German hydraulic technology, components and solutions.

IC-Fluid Power helps engineers, purchasing departments and project managers source the world for hydraulic components without the need to invest significant time and resources developing an internal sourcing team, learning languages and cultures and establishing the direct relationships necessary to be successful.


JARP began building custom hydraulic cylinders in 1959, and has grown from a 5,000 square foot space into over 150,000 square feet, and we’re still growing. Not only does JARP build hydraulic cylinders, but we also have a full remanufacturing facility where we examine and repair old or damaged cylinders we’ve produced for you before. JARP offers engineering, manufacturing, delivery, quality, and testing capabilities to ensure your product is in perfect shape and ready to use. We have markets in construction, defense, forestry, industrial, material handling, mining, offshore/marine, oil and gas, and utility and we’re happy to accommodate your needs. From engineering through to delivery, our flexible and agile process ensures that our customers receive exceptional quality fluid power products on time, on spec, and on budget.

Milwaukee Cylinder

Milwaukee Cylinder is a long established leading manufacturer of highly engineered industrial cylinder solutions for both hydraulic and pneumatic applications. Our broad cylinder product lines and our customs program offer solutions for virtually every possible cylinder application. Milwaukee Cylinder is ISO 9001:2008 certified with a reputation for manufacturing the most durable products available. Since 1956, Milwaukee Cylinder has been offering world-class customer service- from initial design to after-sale support. Milwaukee Cylinder is located in Cudahy WI and is wholly owned by Actuant Corporation, a diversified industrial company headquartered in Menomonee Falls WI.


Milwaukee School of Engineering is an independent, non-profit university with about 2,900 students. MSOE offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering, business and nursing. The university has a national academic reputation; longstanding ties to business and industry; dedicated professors with real-world experience; a 96% placement rate; and the highest ROI and average starting salaries of any Wisconsin university according to PayScale Inc. MSOE graduates are well-rounded, technologically experienced and highly productive professionals and leaders.


Nimco Controls Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of hydraulic control systems for the mobile machine industry. Our directional control valves, remote control units, and system integration software are designed with the customer’s requirements at the forefront and backed by our commitment to quality.

OEM Off Highway

OEM Off-Highway is the only industry publication dedicated exclusively to the product development team members at mobile heavy-duty on- and off-highway equipment manufacturers. The publication covers global market trends, technology advancements, and the critical issues of the industry in its print and digital issues. features daily updates on the product launches and corporate announcements of suppliers and manufacturers in the off-road market.

Price Engineering

Price Engineering, headquartered in Hartland, WI, is a diverse provider of hydraulic, pneumatic, lubrication, modular framing, electrical control and automation solutions. The company’s breadth of products and services includes component distribution, system design and manufacturing, production hose manufacturing, proprietary product design and build, engineering services, and training. Price also provides field service and repair with its Price On-Site division and operates Price Hose Centers in Hartland and Appleton, WI.

Ritter Technology

Ritter Technology, LLC offers a wide variety of services to fit your fluid power needs.From engineering, design, and fabrication to repair services for all of our products, Ritter’s skilled fluid power specialists will be able to help every step of the way!


Servo Kinetics Inc (SKI), is a global leader in industrial hydraulic remanufacturing of servo and proportional valves as well as pumps, motors, actuators and gear boxes. SKI also performs flight simulation motion platform refurbishment for all major brands with a reputation for delivering the highest quality industrial hydraulic component remanufacturing in the world.

Thomas Magnete

Thomas develops and manufactures products in line with a zero-defects quality philosophy. Customers include the top names in the automotive industry, leading international manufacturers of vehicles and mobile machinery, and system suppliers. Thomas has been benefiting for decades now from the advantages offered by cutting-edge products and relying on the quality and capabilities of these high-end solutions.

Top Floor

A marketing company for companies that believe in marketing. Founded in 1999, Top Floor provides comprehensive web development and digital marketing solutions specializing in SEO & PPC, social media, and content and email marketing.

TTP, an API Heat Transfer Company

For more than 40 years, TTP (formerly Thermal Transfer Products) has designed and manufactured heat exchangers for the fluid power industry. TTP is a recognized industry leader, providing a complete portfolio of high-performing heat exchangers for oil cooling and compressor cooling. TTP is a subsidiary of API Heat Transfer.

Ultra Clean Technologies

Ultra Clean Technologies specializes in contamination control technologies for industries that require contamination-free hoses and tubes in order to prevent costly equipment downtime or failure. We lead the way with practical education and innovations that set the global standard for cost beneficial contamination control. When you choose Ultra Clean Tech to control your fluid power contamination, you can be sure that your company is not only choosing the world’s most technologically advanced and comprehensive contamination control solutions but also dealing with some of the most highly knowledgeable sales and customer service representatives in the industry.


Webtec is a specialist manufacturer of hydraulic measurement and control products helping to improve the productivity of heavy machinery.

For 50 years they have been helping customers worldwide in the Industrial, Mobile, and Agricultural sectors to diagnose hydraulic faults, verify hydraulic conditions and achieve repeatable hydraulic control.