9:00am - 9:10am Welcome and Opening Remarks

Representatives from NFPA and MSOE will call us to order and provide an overview of today’s program and the supporting organizations.

9:10am - 9:45am Science Based Testing Initiative (SBTi) and the Importance of Hydraulics

Gary Kassen, Engineering Director for Hydraulics and Pneumatics, CNH Industrial

9:45am - 10:20am Advanced Valve Control for Enhanced Performance and Productivity

Austin Sowinski, Husco

While there is great value in enabling automation of off-highway machines, there are still challenges with controls.   This presentation will highlight the importance of precise control for hydraulic systems, and how simplifying the controls enables more rapid development and deployment of advanced machine features and automation.

10:20am – 11:00am Optimizing Hydraulic Reservoir Design for Sustainability and Performance

Marcus Herrera, Systems Application Engineer, HYDAC

In the dynamic landscape of the mobile hydraulic market, sustainability stands as an enduring priority amid evolving trends. Recognizing its role in industry, HYDAC has taken proactive measures to integrate sustainability into its own operations. By leveraging the design of both internal tools and external systems, HYDAC aims to facilitate the creation of environmentally conscious machinery within the industry.

During this presentation, Marcus Herrera will walk through HYDAC’s methodology for Filter-Tank Optimization, highlighting its significance as a critical subsystem for enhancing sustainability and machine performance in mobile machinery.

11:00am – 11:10am Conference Wrap-up