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IFPE 2017 Names Co-Chairs

Posted on July 21, 2014

Philip McCluskey, system product manager for Caterpillar Inc., and Bob Mortensen, chief operating officer for Husco International, have been named co-chairs of the 2017 IFPE exposition and will lead the triennial show's management committee.  McCluskey and Mortensen served as vice chairs of the 2014 IFPE managing committee.

The next IFPE will be held March 7-11, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. The show is a major international exposition and technical conference dedicated to the integration of fluid power with other technologies for power transmission and motion control applications.  IFPE is co-located with the ConExpo-Con/Agg exposition for the construction industries. 

Mortensen joined Husco International in 2001 and currently serves as chief operating officer, with responsibility for Husco’s Off-Highway Division. 

Dr. Philip McCluskey joined Caterpillar in 1998 and is system product manager responsible for worldwide Implement and Steering Systems business, including technical strategy, design, sourcing, quality, profitability, and asset management.  

IFPE is co-owned by the National Fluid Power Association and Association of Equipment Manufacturers.

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