Since 1917, the Hydraulic Institute (HI) - the largest association of pump industry manufacturers in North America - has served member companies and pump users by providing product standards and a forum for the exchange of industry information. HI has established itself as the leading spokesperson for the North American pump industry. The Institute offers a wide variety of programs and services, each tailored to member needs: standards development, networking opportunities, access to specific statistical data and economic reports, electronic services, educational materials, breaking industry news, participation in industry initiatives, and more. Below is more information about the Hydraulic Institute, its mission and staff, as well as the services offered by HI to help members enhance not only their business, but the industry as a whole.
Vision, Mission and History
Learn more about the history of the Institute and how it is seeking its vision: to become a global authority on pumps and pumping systems.
HI and its members are dedicated to excellence in the engineering, manufacture, and application of pumping equipment. Learn more about the goals and strategies of the Hydraulic Institute for the coming years.
View a list of past presidents who have led the Institute over the last 30 years.
Members of the Year
View our list of members who have received our distinguished "Member of the Year" award.
Meet the Staff
Looking for someone? This page provides position and contact information for members of the Hydraulic Institute staff.
View HI's organizational structure, its committees, policies, and affiliations with other organizations.
This section offers a brief overview of the different services HI provides to pump users, contractors & others who specify or work with pumps & pumping systems.
Pumps and Associations
The association "community" is much like the behind-the-scenes pumps infrastructure - mostly silently working for the betterment of whatever professions or industries these associations represent.