David Price, global marketing manager at HydraForce Inc., has been named 2020 IFPE chair and will lead the show’s management committee, a volunteer group of industry executives responsible for overall show planning.
IFPE, the International Fluid Power Exposition is held every three years and focuses on the latest innovations, product advances and expert insights for the fluid power, power transmission and motion control industries.
The next IFPE is set for March 10-14, 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in Las Vegas. The event is co-located with ConExpo-Con/Agg. The co-owners of the show are the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) and the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA). AEM is the show producer.
“Technology and innovation will continue to drive the integration of fluid power with other technologies for power transmission and motion control applications,” said Eric Lanke, president & CEO of NFPA. “IFPE provides a dynamic global resource for industry professionals to keep up with the latest advances and interact with the fluid power community.”
“David has been an active and enthusiastic participant in IFPE planning and contributed greatly to the show’s success,” said John Rozum, IFPE show director. “We are very pleased to welcome him as 2020 chair.”
Price began his career serving nine years in the United States Navy where he held numerous positions in the electronics systems management and training fields. He joined HydraForce in 2008 and has been instrumental in growing its brand image around the world. Price has served on past IFPE Management Committees as well as chairing its Marketing Committee.