Author Archives: Eric Armstrong

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,...

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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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2016 IEOC
2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) August 13 - 15, 2018 Westin Chicago North Shore Wheeling, Illinois The Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) is NFPA's highly anticipated economic event for everyone in the fluid power supply chain - NFPA members and non-members alike are all invited to attend. The 2018 event will take place August...

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MAPI Economic Roundtable
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief Changing Nature of Ocean Traffic After Panama Canal Enlargement The 2016 Panama Canal expansion added a third set of locks while doubling its shipping capacity. With the physical enlargement came a new transit booking system and...

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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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Oxford Economics recently published a special report covering Trump's announcement of possible tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports. According to Oxford, the proposed 25 percent tariff on steel imports and ten percent tariff on aluminum imports indicate movement toward a more protectionist stance. The announcement came after a trade investigation founded on national security...

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MAPI Economic Roundtable
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief The Perplexing Pot Puzzle A developing issue for employers this year is drug policy. More pointedly, the issue is whether current policies achieve the overall company goals without impeding personal rights. The Slow March Forward In...

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Oxford Economics Global Industry Outlook Breakfast & Roundtable Thursday, February 22 | 7:45am - 10:00am The Pfister Hotel | Milwaukee, Wisconsin No charge for NFPA members NFPA members who are not attending the 2018 Annual Conference next week should consider taking advantage of the free February 22 Oxford Economics Global Industry Outlook Breakfast & Roundtable...

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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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Oxford Economics Global Industry Outlook Breakfast & Roundtable Thursday, February 22 | 7:45am - 10:00am The Pfister Hotel | Milwaukee, Wisconsin No charge for NFPA members On February 22 at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Jeremy Leonard of Oxford Economics will provide Global Industry Outlook Breakfast & Roundtable attendees with an overview of the factors...

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