Mr. Labus is nationally known as one of the foremost experts in hydraulics, with additional background in fluid mechanics, high-pressure engineering, actuation/controls systems, pneumatics, materials evaluation and mechanical design and analysis. With over forty years experience he brings an incredible wealth of knowledge on both the technical side and the market in the hydraulics industry.
Mr. Labus most recently held an appointment as a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) from which he recently retired. At MSOE, Mr. Labus was instrumental in developing a fluid power option in the mechanical engineering technology program, and in developing long-term industrial partnerships with companies such as Caterpillar and John Deere in the field of advanced fluid power technologies. Additionally he taught the Masters of Engineering program at MSOE in the area of mechanical engineering and fluid power.