The Fluid Power Society Of WA (Inc) was inaugurated in February 1977 and became The International Fluid Power Society of Australia Incorporated (IFPSA) in June 2006. When the national industry body Australian Fluid Power Society Inc.(AFPS) was formed in 2015 the Society changed its name to Fluid Power Society (WA) Inc.(FPSWA) in line with the other State Societies. The FPSWA is an associate member of the AFPS and is responsible for promoting the aims and objectives of the Fluid Power Industry in Western Australia, which are to:
FPSWA membership encompasses all fields of engineering and provides a forum for the free exchange of ideas and creative thinking. Technical speakers from various industry groups present information on the latest product developments and fluid power technologies to members at regular meetings.
FPSWA membership includes people from a broad spectrum of industry such as companies that manufacture fluid power components, engineering consultants, system designers and manufacturers, component service and installation companies and fluid power trainers. Also included are technicians, educators and specialist technologists as well as manufacturing, service, marketing and management personnel.