Fluid Power Solutions Welcomes Don Schend

Fluid Power Solutions announces Don Schend as an independent representative of Fluid Power Solutions.  Don is positioned well to represent FPS as a Sales Engineer having an extensive background in hydraulic systems, field service and component repair.

Don completed his studies in Marine Engineering at the US Merchant Marine Academy, furthered his education in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota and is a Certified Fluid Power Specialist holding a BSME.                                                   

Don has worked in the fluid power industry for over 25 years. His experience includes design, manufacturing, start up and commissioning.  Don also is experienced in troubleshooting and consulting, specializing in developing turnkey solutions for the application of hydraulic components and equipment. Don has successfully designed and commissioned test stands including a universal pump test stand at Hill AFB supporting the F-16 and C-130 programs.  

Dons abilities, coupled with Fluid Power Solutions capability to rebuild, design, manufacture and commission HPU’s of all sizes will offer the customer a one stop solution for their HPU needs.   In addition, FPS will support component repair and remanufacturing of hydraulic components as well as offer access to various industry leading components.  

“We continue to focus on the technical sales approach at FPS”, said Scott Rogers, GM at FPS.  “Customers have told us that they are looking for technically competent support both in plant and with remote support.”  “Our knowledgeable and technically competent staff can work with customers to develop the right support and solution for their hydraulic needs, with Dons background he will extend the high level of technical support that is available to our customers” said Rogers. 

Don and his wife Donna have three Children, Mark, age 25, who will be attending law School, Michelle, age 21, who is a nuclear technician for the US Navy, and Michael, age 16, who is in planning a career in design and music.  Don and his family live near Jefferson City Missouri with their three dogs—Lacie, Marigold and Snickers, as well as a green-winged conure named Loki.  

The team at FPS welcomes Don and is looking forward to supporting our customers.  

To find out more about the support FPS can offer, contact us at 614-777-8954.