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NFPA Fluid Power Career Fair

Workforce Summit NFPA held its first Regional Fluid Power Career Fair on November 6, 2013 at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Pleasant Prairie, WI. It was an opportunity for NFPA member companies located in and around southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois to connect with students in the area and highlight careers in fluid power. Altogether, 23 schools were invited to participate.


 

 

The companies that exhibited included:


Bimba Manufacturing Bimba Manufacturing logo

City:
Monee
State:
IL
Zip:
60449
Contact Name:
Maureen Fitzsimmons
Contact Email:
fitzsimmonsm@bimba.com
Web site:
www.bimba.com
Company Job Openings Page:
http://www.bimba.com/Our-Company/Careers/
Social Media:
        
Primary Line of Business:
Bimba manufactures stainless steel body air cylinders from 5/16" to 4" bore and pneumatic rotary actuators from 9/16" to 2" bore. The company supplies reed and hall effect position sensing devices as well as in-port flow controls. Products are sold and serviced by a worldwide network of fluid power distributors.
Business Profile:
Bimba Manufacturing is a forward-thinking innovator of actuation technology, specializing in providing cutting-edge solutions to engineering challenges. Since introducing the round line, stainless steel body cylinder nearly five decades ago, Bimba has expanded its capabilities to include an extensive line of industry-leading air cylinders, rotary actuators, linear thrusters, rodless cylinders, flow controls and position-sensing cylinders.

Certified Power, Inc. Certified Power, Inc. logo

City:
Mundelein
State:
IL
Zip:
60060
Contact Name:
Kevin Smith
Contact Email:
ksmith@certifiedpower.com
Web site:
http://www.certifiedpower.com/
Company Job Openings Page:
http://www.certifiedpower.com/cpi_employment.aspx
Primary Line of Business:
Certified Power, headquartered in Mundelein IL, has provided fluid power products and systems for mobile and industrial customers since the early 1970’s. Products include hydraulic systems and components, electronic and CANbus based controls including spreader control and anti-icing and pre-wetting systems.

Force America Inc. Force America Inc. logo

City:
Burnsville
State:
MN
Zip:
55337
Contact Name:
Jeff Steely
Contact Email:
jsteely@forceamerica.com
Web site:
www.forceamerica.com
Company Job Openings Page:
www.forceamerica.com/Careers.aspx
Social Media:
        
Primary Line of Business:
Force America Inc./Valve Division provides custom valve solutions for the on- and off-highway mobile market, using cartridge valves, electro proportional valves and engineered manifold systems.

Helgesen Industries Helgesen Industries logo

City:
Hartford
State:
Wisconsin
Zip:
53027
Contact Name:
Jennifer Anfinson
Contact Email:
jenniferan@helgesen.com
Web site:
www.helgesen.com
Company Job Openings Page:
http://www.helgesen.com/welding-career-job-openings-milwaukee/
Primary Line of Business:
Helgesen Industries manufactures a wide variety of hydraulic fluid conditioning devices, custom reservoirs, leak-proof vessels, filtration systems, tank circuit performance products and accessories. From replacement components to custom design hydraulic reservoir systems, Helgesen has manufactured cost-effective solutions for industries throughout the world. Globally recognized for their Helical Product Lifecycle, Helgesen implements numerous quality-infused programs throughout their company. To deliver innovative solutions for each customer's needs, we continually work towards auditing and improving processes, productivity, performance and accountability.
Business Profile:
Since 1977 on-going growth at Helgesen is fulfilling the increasing global need to offer engineering and manufacturing facilities in international regions. Helgesen’s European operations are based in Bydgoszcz, Poland with additional locations to be added, globally. The Helgesen commitment to quality incorporates a variety of principles: Process Audit, Production System Streets, RHINO Principle, Simplified Six-Sigma and Zero-Defects Plan. Helgesen Industries designs and manufactures high performance fluid conditioning devices and other products, service the agriculture, construction, firefighting, forestry, material handling, mining, on-highway mobile, and railway industries.
Company Culture:
Our employees are fresh thinking, forward looking innovators who are willing to challenge traditional solutions. We are a high energy, vibrant company that aims to place great people in the right opportunity.

HUSCO International, Inc. HUSCO International, Inc. logo

City:
Waukesha
State:
WI
Zip:
53187
Contact Name:
Angie Stemo
Contact Email:
angela.stemo@huscointl.com
Web site:
www.huscointl.com
Company Job Openings Page:
http://www.huscointl.com/index.php/careers/
Social Media:
        
Primary Line of Business:
HUSCO International, Inc. designs and manufactures hydraulic and electro-hydraulic controls for mobile equipment to worldwide markets. Products include manual hydraulic piloted and solenoid operated sectional and monoblock valves, manual and electrohydraulic pilot pressure controllers, and relief and check valves. Company-owned manufacturing facilities are located in Waukesha, Wisconsin; Runcorn, England; and Shanghai, China with licensees in Japan and Australia.
Business Profile:
HUSCO International, Inc. is a global leader in providing products, services and superior engineering solutions which optimize the performance, controllability and safety of mobile and automotive equipment. HUSCO custom designs and manufactures precision hydraulic control valves and electro-magnetic actuation controls for the off-highway and automotive industries.

HYDAC Technology Corporation HYDAC Technology Corporation logo

City:
Lehigh Valley
State:
Pennsylvania
Zip:
18017
Contact Name:
Debbie Suchomski
Contact Email:
dsuchomski@hydacusa.com
Web site:
www.hydacusa.com
Company Job Openings Page:
http://www.hydacusa.com/employ.htm
Primary Line of Business:
HYDAC is a manufacturer of hydraulic, filtration and electronic components and systems. Products include Accumulators, Filters and Elements, Filtration Carts, Offline Filtration Units, Cartridge Valves and Manifolds, Air and Water Coolers, High Pressure Ball, Needle and Flow Control Valves, Compact Power Units, Fluid Analysis Kits, Tube and Hose Clamps, Reservoir Accessories, Pressure Transducers and Switches and Diagnostic Instruments to measure contamination, Pressure, Temperature and Flow.

Hydraforce, Inc. Hydraforce, Inc. logo

City:
Lincolnshire
State:
IL
Zip:
60069
Contact Name:
Norm Friedman
Contact Email:
normf@hydraforce.com
Web site:
www.hydraforce.com
Company Job Openings Page:
http://www.hydraforce.com/Employ/Emp-World.htm
Social Media:
  
Primary Line of Business:
Hydraforce designs, manufactures and markets hydraulic cartridge valves, manifolds and integrated circuit packages for use in industrial and mobile equipment applications worldwide. Hydraforce manufactures in Lincolnshire, Illinois and at its affiliate, Hydraforce Hydraulics, Ltd., in Birmingham, England.

JARP Industries, Inc. JARP Industries, Inc. logo

City:
Wausau
State:
WI
Zip:
54402
Contact Name:
Elysia Hoddel
Contact Email:
ehoddel@jarpind.com
Web site:
http://www.jarpind.com/
Company Job Openings Page:
http://tbe.taleo.net/CH04/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=JARPIND&cws=1
Primary Line of Business:
JARP Industries, Inc. is an ISO 9001 Quality Certified manufacturer of custom-designed welded hydraulic cylinders, rotary manifolds (swivels), manifold blocks, piston accumulators and custom weldments. Cylinders are available in 2 in. - 24 in. bores with stroke lengths up to 30 ft. Rotary manifolds are designed with up to 24 ports.

Kaman Industrial Technologies Corp. Kaman Industrial Technologies Corp. logo

State:
Nationwide
Contact Name:
Danielle Lea
Contact Email:
danielle.lea@kaman.com
Web site:
www.Kaman.com/careers
Company Job Openings Page:
www.hrapply.com/kaman/Setup.app
Social Media:
        
Primary Line of Business:
Kaman Industrial Technologies Corporation is a distributor of bearings, power transmission, electrical motors, drives, sensors, linear motion, motion control, hydraulic products and equipment, pneumatics, chemicals, sealants and tools as well as a variety of value-added services.
Business Profile:
Kaman Industrial Technologies has built its reputation on technical innovation and rugged entrepreneurship for over 40 years. As the largest division of Kaman Corporation, Kaman Industrial Technologies is a leading distributor of industrial products with over 200 customer service locations and 5 distribution centers. Kaman Industrial Technologies leverages its expertise in mechanical, electrical and fluid power systems to deliver best-in-class industrial products, engineered solutions and trusted service to manufacturing leaders in industries across North America. We work closely with our customers to reduce their total cost of ownership, on the plant floor and in the control room for their MRO and OEM needs.

Poclain Hydraulics, Inc. Poclain Hydraulics, Inc. logo

City:
Sturtevant
State:
WI
Zip:
53177
No. of Employees:
235
Contact Name:
Johanna Gross
Contact Phone:
262-321-0676
Contact Email:
johanna.gross@poclain-hydraulics.com
Web site:
www.poclain-hydraulics.com
Company Job Openings Page:
http://www.poclain-hydraulics.com/en/careers/overview
Primary Line of Business:
Poclain Hydraulics Inc. is a division of Poclain Hydraulics s.a., a worldwide manufacturer of HTLS radial piston cam lobe motors, hydrostatic axles, variable displacement pumps, microcontrollers, and electrohydraulic valves, sold as individual components or in a complete hydrostatic transmission.

Price Engineering Price Engineering logo

City:
Hartland
State:
WI
Zip:
53029
Contact Name:
Brianne Mueller
Contact Email:
bhmueller@priceeng.com
Web site:
http://www.priceeng.com/
Social Media:
        
Primary Line of Business:
Price Engineering is a power, motion and controls solution provider including hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical/electronic, robotics, framework and design/build of complete motion control systems.

Schroeder Industries LLC Schroeder Industries LLC logo

City:
Leetsdale
State:
PA
Zip:
15056-1025
Contact Name:
Amy Cannon
Contact Email:
acannon@schroederindustries.com
Web site:
www.schroederindustries.com
Company Job Openings Page:
http://www.schroederindustries.com/Company/Careers/default.aspx
Social Media:
     
Primary Line of Business:
For 65 years Schroeder Industries LLC, has designed, manufactured and sold a complete range of Advanced Fluid Conditioning Products: •Schroeder Hydraulic & Lube Filtration: Description: Complete range of filter assembly types up to 15,000 psi •Schroeder Element Technology: Description: High-efficiency elements for lubrication and fluid power systems, from sub-micronic to backflushable •Schroeder Filter Systems: Description: Mechanical and electronic fluid conditioning & diagnostic, monitoring tools for improved performance of all fluid power systems •Schroeder Process Fluid Filtration: Description: A full range of automated backflush, centrifugal units and bag housing products •Schroeder Fuel Filtration: Description: Bulk Diesel Fuel conditioning & BioFuel purification / treatment systems for enhanced stability and production quality These products are positioned to SERVE the manufacturers and users of industrial and mobile equipment worldwide.

Swiss Automation, Inc. Swiss Automation, Inc. logo

City:
Barrington
State:
IL
Zip:
60010
Contact Name:
Donalle Zemanek
Contact Email:
dzemanek@swissautomation.com
Web site:
http://www.swissautomation.com/
Company Job Openings Page:
http://www.swissautomation.com/careeropportunities.html
Primary Line of Business:
Swiss Automation manufactures custom precision components for the hydraulic, pneumatic, medical, aerospace, defense, and automotive industries using state-of-the-art CNC Swiss style screw machines.
Business Profile:
Since 1965, Swiss Automation has been a leading manufacturer of custom precision parts. These precision parts are made in one operation on the most state-of-the-art CNC Swiss-style screw machines, with tolerances to .0002”. Many of the machinists who work on these high-tech machines started their careers as apprentices at Swiss Automation. The all-encompassing apprenticeship program teaches the future machinist how to read blueprints, inspect parts, develop an “eye” for quality, operate a machine, and set-up a machine, all while encouraging the employee to come up with creative solutions for faster run-times and more efficient methods.
Company Culture:
Our employees work hard and play hard. When they are not working on machines, they are working on their race cars and street motorcycles or out on their boats or just spending quality time with their families. Swiss Automation wants its employees to be the most skilled and knowledgeable in their positions, and Swiss Automation helps them by offering ongoing training and tuition reimbursement programs.

The Oilgear Company The Oilgear Company logo

City:
Milwaukee
State:
WI
Zip:
53234
Contact Name:
Melodee Walters
Contact Email:
mwalters@oilgear.com
Web site:
www.oilgear.com
Company Job Openings Page:
http://www.oilgear.com/Careers.htm
Primary Line of Business:
The Oilgear Co. is engaged worldwide in the engineering, manufacture, distribution and aftermarket service of engineered components and systems for a range of industrial and mobile machinery and processes. The company's product line includes hydraulic pumps, valves, cylinders and motors, plus electronic and electrohydraulic components and systems.