IFPE 2020
By Helen Horner, Education and Content for IFPE 2020 The world of fluid power and hydraulics has seen much disruption and change, and users are becoming increasingly more sophisticated. According to the NFPA Annual Report, the six things fluid power users want are: Increased productivity Enhanced performance More uptime Lower total equipment costs Easier, more...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO I recently announced NFPA’s new partnership with the Heroes MAKE America (HMA) program of The Manufacturing Institute. Under this partnership, NFPA members will be given preferential access to candidates in the program, all of whom have received training for production floor jobs in manufacturing and are looking to work...

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NFPA consistently works to increase the number of technical college and university students educated in fluid power and connect them to careers in the fluid power industry. In the university arena, we have the Vehicle Challenge, which challenges college students to redesign a traditional bicycle using hydraulics. The program, which runs from September through April, culminates...

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CCEFP Summit
The next CCEFP Summit will take place at the University of Minnesota, October 16-18, 2018. Registration closes September 28, 2018. Attendees will get the latest developments in fluid power research, including from the projects recently awarded research supplements from the NFPA Foundation. Presentation topics include: energy conversion, storage, fluid power components, surface modification, and more. This Summit will...

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Oxford Economics Global Industry Outlook Breakfast and Roundtable Thursday, October 25, 2018| 8:00 am - 10:00 am The Pfister Hotel | Milwaukee, WI Oxford Economics invites NFPA members to attend the Global Industry Outlook Breakfast and Roundtable at no charge on Thursday, October 25th at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Oxford Economics' Director of U.S. Industries, Mark Killion, CFA...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of September 17, 2018 NFPA is always on the lookout for additional data sources to provide more and better market information. While some data sources show a great deal of potential to further our understanding of the fluid power industry, some extra steps are needed to truly bring the...

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industry trends, industry update
As many of you may know, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Members get and use our data in a variety of ways to run their businesses. Part of our market information services is providing overall industry trends. Here is the latest update: Hydraulic and...

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NFPA Cleveland Regional Meeting
The NFPA 2018 Cleveland Regional Meeting date has been set. We're returning to The City Club in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, for a lunch meeting on Thursday, November 8, 2018. In addition to the quality, casual networking these meetings are known for, a special presenter will be featured. Grace A. Kilbane, the Executive Director of the...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Last week I announced NFPA’s new partnership with the Heroes MAKE America (HMA) program of The Manufacturing Institute. Under this partnership, NFPA members will be given preferential access to candidates in the program, all of whom have received training for production floor jobs in manufacturing and are looking to...

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