IEOC
2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) August 13 - 15, 2018 Westin Chicago North Shore Wheeling, Illinois The 2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference schedule is packed with an outstanding lineup of industry experts, and, as always, registration is open to everyone in the fluid power supply chain—NFPA members and non-members alike. Register for the conference here,...

Read More >

Strategic Planning
Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) June 1, 2018 Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, IL Learn more about advanced hydraulic fluids at the June 1 MSOE Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) seminar at the Argonne National Laboratory. Registration for the event is due May 17, and tours of the facility will follow the presentations and lunch. The speakers for...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

Legacy Builder Award Recipients
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   At the recent NFPA Annual Conference in Orlando, four more companies were recognized for reaching Legacy Builder status in the NFPA Foundation. When NFPA started the NFPA Foundation back in 2007, we created the Legacy Builder Award, to be given out at each year’s Annual Conference to any...

Read More >

NFPA member news
In partnership with CareerEdge, Sun Hydraulics is offering internship opportunities to future and present high school graduates. The program will expose high school graduates to high-tech manufacturing skills during a paid three-month summer internship. Besides receiving on-the-job experience, the interns will also discover educational opportunities related to manufacturing. Upon completing the internship, students may be eligible to...

Read More >

CCEFP Webcast
The 2018 CCEFP Webinar Series continues next week on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 1:00pm Eastern/ 12:00pm CST. The entire webinar will be dedicated to the CCEFP State of the Center. Interested members should sign up for the Webinar Series by following this link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email and relevant reminders containing information about joining...

Read More >

NFPA Member Company News
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from FORCE America, Inc. FORCE America, Inc. broke ground on a new sales and service center earlier this month in Limerick, Pennsylvania. The facility is being built one...

Read More >

Spring Regional Meetings
NFPA’s Regional Meetings not only offer great networking and interesting programs, they also give you a chance to hear directly from your peers on how they see business trends in the industry. In these uncertain times, “real” observations are business gold. Each location—Detroit & Minneapolis—also has timely and unique programming others in your organization would be interested...

Read More >

March 2 FPIC seminar
Sensors Midwest Expo October 16-17, 2018 Rosemont, Illinois To extend the reach of the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC), the seminar series that provides fluid power professionals information about the latest technology advances, NFPA and MSOE are working with the producers of Sensors Midwest Expo to produce a focused session on advanced sensors for fluid power...

Read More >

IFPE
It has barely been a year since the IFPE 2017 show, but it is already time to start planning for IFPE 2020, which takes place March 10-14, 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Exhibit space sales will open May 7, 2018. The priority space deadline is August 15, 2018. Rates, deadlines, and instructions to...

Read More >