Casual For Kids

IFP/EHA will be participating in “Corridor goes Casual for Kids” on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1st.


What does "Corridor Goes Casual For Kids" mean?

kidsIt's a way to wear jeans or other casual clothing to work and support kids without writing a big check. The whole Cedar Rapids - Iowa City Corridor has designated THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1st as the day we Go Casual For Kids! It is an extremely easy way for companies, government entities and all other organizations to help our dedicated local groups that address the many needs of children (and have some fun at the same time!). Read on to see how simple, yet powerful, it is.


Many in our community have suffered greatly in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and much of Houston is still trying to get back up and running. I wanted to personally reach out to you and let you know that Innovative Fluid Power at our Houston location is completely staffed and operational. 
Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your employees and their families who live and work in the communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. These are challenging times and we want to offer as much assistance and support as we can.
Innovative Fluid Power
9809 Whithorn Drive  
Houston, TX 77095
713-360-3600 P
Once again, If there is anything we can do to assist you, please don't hesitate to reach out to us; we will do everything within our power to accommodate you.


Dave Watson

Dave joins IFP as a Sales Engineer who will reside in our Olathe, Kansas office at our Innovative Fluid Power West location. Dave is a tenured Sales Engineer, spanning a 30-year career. He will be actively engaged in
working with existing and prospective customers on growing sales in the IFP West territory. Dave brings unique engineering skills in project management, quoting and equipment commissioning.

Dave Watson, Sales Engineer for Innovative Fljuid Power West


IFP "sponsors a hole" in the 3rd Annual Cargill Community Enrichment Golf Tournament

The community beneficiary this year was the Eddyville Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department. The event took place at the Edmunson Golf Course in Oskaloosa, IA. Three of our employees and a friend finished 3rd  in the Best Shot with a solid 55 (15 under and close behind the first place foursome who shot a 49. Participating this year were:

Justin Giannetto - IFP/EHA Shipping
Jeff Silker - EHA Engineering
Scott Cawiezell - IFP Outrsie Sales
Jerry Frazier - A friend of Scott's

Our Foursome Summary:
  • Justin had a hole in one with a 20 foot string.
  • Justin says Jeff was on fire, Jeff said Scott was on fire, Justin says they may have done better without a snoot-full of Fireball (whatever that is).

IFP sponsors hole in 3rd annual Cargill Benefit Golf Tournament
Pictured L to R: Justin Gianetto, Jeff Silker, Scott Cawiezell and Jerry Frazier



IFPW Innovative Fluid power West New Outside Sales Rep

Brent Keil has recently joined the Innovative Fluid Power West (IFPW) sales team as a Territory Manager. He will currently be serving the greater St. Louis area. Brent brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in motion control products and systems with expertise in fluid power solutions. He has grown up in the St. Louis area and knows the industrial and mobile markets well. Brent has previously worked with various manufacturers who utilize  motion control technologies. Brent is looking forward to meeting companies that will benefit from the IFP brand of motion control products and solutions.

Solutions for complete control

Mobile systems have come a long way in the past few years. Customers and operators are demanding better control, situational awareness and information, self-diagnostics, automation, fleet management, and safer, more reliable machines.

To accomplish these goals, reduce assembly labor and cost, mobile equipment builders are turning to mobile controllers ad bus-based systems. These systems can be complex and confusing. IFP is here to help.

We have a team of Engineers with experience in controls, hydraulics, bus systems, programming, system design, testing, field service and safety to work with you to make your project a success.

With our years of experience and cross-functional teams we can work closely with you to:

  • Design the complete system or sub-systems and develop written specifications.
  • Select components.
  • Help you manage project details and develop software and wiring documentation for your machinery.

As little or as much as you need

Tired of proprietary or limited systems?
We have controllers that are programmed in CODESYS.

No programmers? No Time?
No problem, we can develop your application and will give you the source code.

Need help with hydraulic or system design?
We have experience Electrical and Fluid Power design engineers on staff to help.

Need complete system or just components?
We can work with you to develop custom solutions for your project and provide you with either complete systems, sub-assemblies, or components to meet your needs.

Safety Requirements?
If you are designing a new machine or have re-designed an old one you need to e thinking about safety. We offer several controllers and sensors that can provide a higher level of safety for your machinery.


Innovative Fluid Power South (IFPS) is part of the IFP Group of Companies. Most successful companies are able to leverage their resources for sustainable growth. For the past 45 years, Iowa Fluid Power (IFP) has figured out how to sustain their successes and build on them focusing on niche market opportunities.

IFP is a leading industrial distributor representing fluid power, pneumatic and automation technologies. We help oil and gas companies solve their motion control problems. Our team of experienced sales and engineering professionals are ready to offer innovative solutions to the most challenging motion control problems.

IFP Group of Companies, 13 states, U.S. fluid power distribution


In April of 2012 Innovative Fluid Power South was established to manage and represent suppliers to the Texas and Louisiana Territories.  The Houston based company currently boasts an experienced Inside and Outside Sales Team as well as a stocking location warehouse.


OCT Conference Booth 39134

Innovative Fluid power South will be exhibiting at the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in the Reliant Arena in Houston, Texas on May 1-4, 2017 in Booth #9134


Fas Test Partners with Innovative Fluid Power to Expand Distribution Coverage in U.S.

FasTest adds IFP’s South and West Divisions to Cover Seven Additional States

Minneapolis, MN—April 19, 2017—FasTest, Inc. broadens their partnership with distribution partner, Innovative Fluid Power to expand distribution coverage throughout the south and plains states. IFP’s West and South divisions will join IFP North and Iowa Fluid Power as FasTest distribution partners and combine to cover thirteen states throughout the Midwest.

Innovative Fluid Power will partner with FasTest to promote the FasTest brands throughout the manufacturing industries in the Midwest, and provide technical support to previously under-served customers. IFP will specifically focus on FasTest’s product lines for the Fluid Power Industry, a market they have served for over 40 years. “We believe that partnering with a trusted company in Innovative Fluid Power will allow FasTest to quickly introduce our line of established manufacturing connectors, specifically those suited for the Fluid Power and Mobile Hydraulics industries, to previously under-served customers,” said Josh Beckfeld, Sales Manager of FasTest’s South region.

Over the last year, FasTest has made significant progress in the Fluid Power industry, introducing two new product extensions to the HPB Series and TwistMate Series product families. These new FasTest products are specifically designed to mate to 37° JIC and O-Ring Face Seal (ORFS) fittings for testing of hydraulic hose assemblies, motors, pumps, control valves, manifolds, cylinders, pipe and tubing, actuators, heaters and other hydraulic test ports.

About FasTest, Inc.

Since 1985, FasTest, Inc. has manufactured quick test connectors and valves that maximize efficiency, productivity and profitability for the automotive, calibration, medical, industrial manufacturing, HVAC-R and Fluid Power industries.

Relying on core engineering skills, FasTest has secured over 50 US and International patents that serve as the design platform for innovative products that enable their customers to improve testing, manufacturing process and productivity. FasTest also offers custom connectors are for unique requirements.