The FPDA Motion & Control Network represents motion solution providers of fluid power, automation, and electro-mechanical technologies and distribution services designed to enhance customer performance and profitability.

Member Services and Benefits

Here you'll find a wide range of useful resources, many of which are available only to members. Restricted access will require a User ID and Password. If you forgot your ID or Password, click forgot password and enter your email address. If you have trouble downloading any of these resources, please call FPDA Headquarters at 410-940-6347.

Member Exclusive Benefits

Books & Publications

Business Valuation Tool

Download an Excel® template that provides three different valuation estimates of your business: Liquidation Value, Discounted Future Earnings Value, and Assets and Earnings Value.

Industry Trends Reports

Distribution and Manufacturing Software Guides:

researching software solutions - here's the resource that you need. Their online guide provides extensive information about each vendor, their applications, and their functionality to assist you with your research project.

Current Information about the Distributors Software Guide

Current Information about the Manufacturers Software Guide

Employee Free Choice Act

E-Commerce Tools & Resources

Education Training Resources & Professional Development

FPDA Bylaws


FPDA Member List

Mentor Program

Request an Excel list of all FPDA Members or view the current members in the Member Search.

HR Information Portal

Human Resources Management

Member Discount Programs

Partnership Planning Guide

provides an interview evaluation system designed to improve communications and performance between trading partners, and is useful for mutually assessing performances, developing improvement plans, and initiating discussions for improving distsributor and manufacturer relations.

Product & Price Information Format Standard (PPIF)

Sales Knowledge Mine

SIC and NAIC Codes for the Industry

Snapshot Survey

an online, interactive monthly index of fluid power distributor sales, orders, and inventory levels providing customizable graphs. Learn more. Sign up.

Value-Add Action Plan

a 7-step process for implementing extended value selling within your company. Includes tools, templates, and other resources.

YES Member List