NFPA Cleveland Regional Meeting
NFPA’s 2018 Cleveland Regional Meeting is less than month away and registrations are coming in every day from professionals across the fluid power supply chain. Cleveland will be the hub of the NFPA universe on November 8, but you don’t need to be from Cleveland to attend. Schedule customer visits or connect with other business...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Finding fluid power-educated workforce candidates is an ongoing challenge for NFPA members, so I wanted to take this opportunity to reinforce one important benefit of donating in the NFPA Foundation’s Pascal Society. Pascal Society donors – of any level: Gold, Silver or Bronze – are invited to post their...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of October 15, 2018 Understanding the consumption of U.S. fluid power products is not only necessary step to determine U.S. demand for fluid power products, but also helpful to predict future demand of your company’s products. In the U.S., production and total sales are two of the most common...

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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation
The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation recently awarded $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here's one of the winners, Allison Potts. She is continuing her studies at the College of Central Florida, pursuing an A.S. degree in the Advanced Manufacturing Specialization. We asked Allison about winning the scholarship . ....

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MPTE
Introducing the NEW Motion + Power Technology Expo November 6, 2018 at 12PM CT (1PM ET) Hosted by NFPA President Eric Lanke & AGMA President Matthew Croson NFPA & AGMA have joined together to create a tradeshow that connects manufacturers, suppliers, buyers and experts in the mechanical, electrical, and fluid power industries. What was formerly...

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Collaboration
NFPA has partnered with the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) to provide fluid power technology and NFPA members a prominent place in the new Motion + Power Technology Expo (MPT EXPO). MPT Expo will take place in Detroit, Michigan, October 15-17, 2019. Become a member of the MPTE Advisory Committee to contribute to the success...

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Regional Meeting
Chicago Regional Meeting December 11, 2018 Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort Oak Brook, Illinois Registration is now open for the 2018 Chicago Regional Meeting, taking place December 11, 2018 at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort. The meeting will feature Mike Reid, senior economist with Oxford Economics. He will present an in-depth walkthrough on 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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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of October 8, 2018 Foreign trade and the global marketplace play a key role in shaping U.S. fluid power industry trends, and while there are many ways of exploring this, the Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) program allows you to use “Percentage of U.S. Production” analysis to understand just how...

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As part of our strategic agenda, NFPA helps increase the number of technically trained people and connects them to careers in the fluid power industry. One way to make that connection is through the NFPA Careers website, which includes information for students, instructors, and members.  Students: In addition to job openings from supporting companies,* students...

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