British Fluid Power Association

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British Fluid Power Association
Abbreviation BFPA
Motto Representing Hydraulic & Pneumatic Industries
Formation 1959
Legal status Non-profit company
Purpose Hydraulic and pneumatic businesses in the United Kingdom
Location
Region served
UK
Membership
c. 220 including distribution and manufacturing companies
President
J Serkumian
Main organ
BFPA Executive Committee
Affiliations CETOP European Fluid Power (Comité Européen des Transmissions Oléohydrauliques et Pneumatiques)
Website BFPA

The British Fluid Power Association is a trade association in the United Kingdom that represents the hydraulic and pneumatic equipment industry, utilising properties of fluid power.

History[edit]

It started in 1959 as AHEM, becoming BFPA in 1986. A division of the organisation, the British Fluid Power Distributors Association (BFPDA) was formed in 1989.

Structure[edit]

It is based in Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire, just off the northern spur of the A44 in the north-east of the town. There are three types of membership: Full, Associate and Education.

Function[edit]

It acts as a marketing organisation (mostly abroad) for the industry and collects industry-wide statistics. Its technical committees also help in implementation and origination of standards for the BSI Group.

It represents companies involved with:

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