MPTE
Exhibit Space Contract Now Available. Claim Your Space Today! Become one of the first to take advantage of the NFPA member discount to exhibit at the new Motion + Power Technology Expo (MPT Expo). This unique trade show and conference will have: 3 days of education sessions, networking, and a full exhibit hall 4,000 attendees across the fluid...

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IEOC Networking
The 2019 Annual Conference hotel rooms at the legendary Montage-Laguna Beach are selling out quickly! The deadline for the NFPA hotel room rate is February 15, but some room nights are already sold out! Scheduled for March 5-7, the 2019 Annual Conference includes expanded general session programming with more speakers on more diverse topics to...

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Make the right connection with schools in your area. The Education Partner Locator on NFPA.com lets you search by country, state, education level (two- and four-year degrees), and proximity to your location to produce a list of tech schools and universities that teach fluid power, complete with contact information. It’s a great way to connect...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of December 10, 2018 NFPA’s October 2018 Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) report, a monthly source of fluid power shipment and order data trends often used to benchmark company performance, emphasized strong shipments activity across all industry segments. Despite slowly declining growth rates, the first month of every quarter in...

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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 Education and Technology Foundation
The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Michael Kaestel. He is attending SUNY Cobleskill in Cobleskill, New York, pursuing a bachelor's degree in agricultural equipment technology. We asked Michael about winning the scholarship . . . What does...

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CCEFP Summit
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO I recently attended the October 2018 Summit of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) at the University of Minnesota. This is one of the meetings this fiscal year where the fluid power research projects supported by our new NFPA Research Supplement Program were presented. In our...

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NFPA membership connections
CSB Americas is a high-tech enterprise specializing in R & D, production, and sale of self-lubricating bearings. The main products are bi-metal self-lubricating bearings, metallic-composite self-lubricating bearings, metal-based self-lubricating bearings, composite self-lubricating bearings, of which about 50 percent are exported to more than 30 countries and regions, such as Europe, Japan and the United States....

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IEOC Networking
The 2019 Annual Conference registration is in full swing. You’ll find yourself in sunny and warm California in no time. Right now, NFPA members across the fluid power supply chain are taking advantage of the perks of registering early. Register for the Annual Conference by Tuesday, January 1, 2019 and you’ll receive the Early Bird Rate...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of December 3, 2018 Last week, we discussed how index data in NFPA’s Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) program helps keep data comparable from one time period to the next when changes in participation occur. Unlike dollar data, the change in participation has a minimal effect on index data because...

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