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Power transmission executives selected to lead IFPE 2005

Las Vegas, NV -- The IFPE 2005 International Exposition for Power Transmission has named the Management Committee o...


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July 7, 2004
By MRO Magazine
MRO Magazine

Las Vegas, NV — The IFPE 2005 International Exposition for Power Transmission has named the Management Committee of volunteer industry executives, show management staff and association personnel who will lead planning for the show, which will be held March 15-19, 2005, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev.

Clyde G. Nixon, chairman of Sun Hydraulics Corporation, Sarasota, Fla., has been selected as chairman of the IFPE 2005 Management Committee. The vice-chair is Richard Robertson, vice-president, sales and marketing of Husco International Inc., Waukesha, Wisc.

IFPE is North America’s largest exposition and technical conference for the power transmission industry. The triennial event is planned by a Management Committee comprising business leaders from companies across the power transmission industry.

IFPE 2005 will once again be co-located with ConExpo-Con/Agg, the exposition for the construction, construction materials and ready mixed concrete industries.

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Before being named chairman of Sun Hydraulics in 2000, Nixon spent 12 years as president of the company, which manufactures proprietary pressure, flow and motion control valves for fluid power actuation, selling a third of its products overseas. Robertson has worked in the fluid power industry for 34 years for both manufacturers and distributors including Morrell, Vickers, TRW and Double A Products.

Other members of the IFPE 2005 Management Committee include:

Rich Arter, communications manager, Sun Hydraulics Corporation, Medina, Oh.;
Jeffrey Behling, general manager, Poclain Hydraulics Inc., Sturtevant, Wisc.;
Karen Ertl, membership manager, National Fluid Power Association, Milwaukee, Wisc.;
Mark Johns, director of account management and marketing services, Bosch Rexroth Corporation-Hydraulics Division, Wooster, Oh.;
Bonnie Kerr, marketing coordinator, Sterling Hydraulics Inc., Schaumburg, Ill.;
Judy Krause, director of marketing, Hydraforce Inc., Lincolnshire, Ill.;
Christopher Olson, president, T-Lon Products, Hartland, Wisc.;
Rick Rockwell, marketing support manager, Denison Hydraulics,Inc., Marysville, Oh.;
Herb Schwensohn, president, Deltrol Corp. and Deltrol Controls, Bellwood, Ill.;
Dennis J. Slater, managing director, ConExpo-Con/Agg Show Management Services, Milwaukee, Wis.;
Peter J. Vlahos, managing director, ConExpo-Con/Agg Show Management Services, Silver Spring, Md.;
Len Walton, director of marketing, Sauer-Danfoss, Plymouth, Minn.;
Linda Western, executive director, National Fluid Power Association, Milwaukee, Wisc.;
Tom Zobitz, president, Hallite Seals Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind.

IFPE is co-owned by the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) and co-owned and produced by ConExpo-Con/Agg Show Management Services.

For more information, call 1-800-867-6060, 1-414-298-4141, or 1-301-587-3140, or visit www.ifpe.com.