Fluid Power World is a print and digital magazine created to deliver interesting and informative content to engineers, mechanical maintenance, repair professionals, and people in the fluid power supply chain. Our content includes both tutorials on how the many products in fluid power systems work as well as application stories explaining fluid power solutions. In addition to the magazine, we deliver our content through our website and e-newsletter.
Our digital media network is organized to include audience members from the key areas of fluid power technology. Each topic has a website and e-newsletter devoted to that segment of the technology.Advertise with us
Meet our Team
Paul J. Heney, VP, Editorial Director
Paul J. Heney, the VP, Editorial Director for Fluid Power World magazine, has a BS in Engineering Science & Mechanics and minors in Technical Communications and Biomedical Engineering from Georgia Tech. He has written about fluid power, aerospace, robotics, medical, green engineering, and general manufacturing topics for nearly 25 years. He has won numerous regional and national awards for his writing from the American Society of Business Publication Editors.
Mary Gannon is Editor-in-Chief of Fluid Power World and Senior Editor with Design World. She has been a technical writer and editor for more than 17 years, after working daily news journalism and public relations early in her career. She covers fluid power and interconnect technologies. She is passionate about STEM, and encouraging young people to follow their dreams, whether it is the college route or into technical schools and apprenticeships. Mary received her Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from Boston University’s College of Communication in 1998.
Ken Korane has been a technical editor for more than 25 years. He began his career as a design engineer for a major fluid power component and systems manufacturer, and for a global construction and mining OEM. He now covers fluid power related topics such as energy efficiency, mobile electrification, IIoT, electropneumatics and electrohydraulics, as well as international trade fairs. Ken has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University.
Heather M. Hall, Associate Editor
Heather M. Hall, Associate Editor for R&D World and Fluid Power World, attended Kent State University. She has worked in publishing for 25 years, first as a newspaper reporter then as an editor for B2B publishing. She worked for many years on a design engineering publication and now research and development.
Rachael Pasini has a master’s degree in civil and environmental engineering and a bachelor’s degree in industrial and systems engineering from The Ohio State University. She has over 15 years of experience as a technical writer and taught college math and physics. As a Senior Editor of Fluid Power World and Design World, she covers hydraulics, pneumatics, linear motion, motion control, additive manufacturing, robotics, warehouse automation, and more.
Ryan Ashdown, Regional Sales Manager
Ryan Ashdown is a Regional Sales Manager for Fluid Power World. Ryan has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the Max M. Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. He can be reached at E: firstname.lastname@example.org and T: 216-316-6691.