2019 Hall of Fame Host

© 2019 Fluid Power Hall of Fame 

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FLUID POWER HALL OF FAME

ELEVEN INDUSTRY LEADERS (SIX POSTHUMOUS) INDUCTED INTO THE

2019 FLUID POWER HALL OF FAME

"The Fluid Power Hall of Fame recognizes the lifelong contributions of individuals whose innovative ideas, entrepreneurial spirit and hard work have significantly contributed to the continuing success of the fluid power industry.  The inductees for the 2019 Inaugural Class were selected from a slate of outstanding candidates and I am, along with the selection committee, truly thrilled to honor these visionary and impactful leaders.” 


Rance Herren, CFPSD, CFPECS, CFPAI, CFPMT, Hall of Fame Committee Chair

 

 

Acknowledging individuals who have dedicated their careers, and have made significant contributions to Fluid Power technology, the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS), this year’s host, is excited to announce the induction of the following individuals to the Inaugural Class of 2019:

 

Lynn Charlson*

Hank Fleischer

Willie Franke*

John Groot, CFPPS-Emeritus

Ray Hanley* CFPAI-Emeritus

William (Bill) Moog*

Ernie Parker, CFPAI

Dr. Nicholas Peppiatt, Ph.D.

Larry Shea, Sr.*

Bud Trinkel*

Thomas S. Wanke, CFPE

 

*Posthumous

 

 

Nominations were open January 1 – April 15, 2019, to any individual, living or deceased, who demonstrated excellence within their 25+ year Fluid Power career.  A seven-member selection committee, from diverse segments of the industry, chose these inductees based on their contributions to the fluid power industry using a subjective and objective evaluation system.